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Today's News

  • With strong body of work early BE’s Williams still in demand

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.

    Bullitt East senior basketball player Raegan Williams can say just that as she continued to press forward this winter after suffering an ACL injury in November that forced her to miss her entire senior season on the court.

    Still, through it all, Williams stayed positive and continued to push for her career goal of playing college basketball.

  • North’s Keehn continues baseball career with Tigers

     HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior Brady Keehn is like a lot of high school students when it comes to picking a college – he wanted to be away from home, but not too far away.

    That was what made Georgetown College near Lexington appear so perfect for Keehn. It took just one visit, in March, to decide that playing baseball for the Tigers, as well as being a student, was the best course of action for him.

  • Local tennis teams start regional play today

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Tennis players wrapped up the regular season last and prepare for Sixth Region action to begin Monday afternoon.

    The three high schools can have up to two singles players and two doubles teams entered into the regional tourney.

    Action will begin on Monday afternoon.

    (The regional draws were held on Sunday, which was past press deadlines for today’s Pioneer News.)

  • Fields are set for district diamond action

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – There are now just two weeks remaining in the in the regular season for baseball and softball and the pairings for the 23rd and 24th District Tournaments are already set.

    The good news for local diamond sport fans is that Bullitt Central will be hosting both of the 23rd District events while Bullitt East will have the baseball and softball tourneys in the 24th District.

  • Motor vehicle portion of clerk’s office closed May 10

     The Department of Motor Vehicle section of county clerk Kevin Mooney’s office will be closed from Noon until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10.

    The clerk’s office will soon receive new software. Trainers will be in the office on Wednesday to guide employees through a webinar and then do some training.

    The rest of the clerk’s office will remain open the regular hours on Wednesday.

  • National Day of Prayer

      Despite a persistent rain, around 100 people came out to celebrate the National Day of Prayer in Shepherdsville City Park.

    For more photos from the event, click here.

  • HATS OFF

     The annual Twelve Oaks Hat Day was recently celebrated.

    Winners of the annual hat contest included B.J. Gilbert, first place; Pat French, second; Iona Lee, third; Lucy O’Bryan, fourth; Tennie Wright, fifth.

    Susie Kallaher won the big raffle of the day, including Derby gear, gift cards and Kentucky bourbon

    This was the seventh annual Derby event held at the clubhouse for the Twelve Oaks subdivision. Women from across the state come to Mount Washington for this annual event.

  • Former Marion Co. man charged with drug manufacturing, distribution

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the initial appearance of John Robert Boone a/k/a Johnny Boone, before Magistrate Judge Colin H. Lindsay, in United States District Court.

    Boone is charged in a two-count federal grand jury indictment with manufacturing more than 1,000 marijuana plants and with possession with intent to distribute 50 kilograms (110 pounds) or more of marijuana.

  • Unofficial Results: Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200

     Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, April 30, 2017:

    ARCA Racing Series

    Fast Qualifier: Rained Out

  • BE gets the best of Mercy 1-0

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Five times Bullitt East and Mercy have met in the regular season as district rivals and five times the game has come down to a single run.

    On Tuesday, it was Bullitt East that scored the one and only run as the Lady Chargers defeated their arch-rivals 1-0 to move to the top of the seeding process for the upcoming 24th District Tournament. The Lady Chargers are hosting the district tournament this season during the week of May 22.