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Today's News

  • Best of Paul Coyle: Christmas

     This Christmas The Pioneer News does not forget our beloved long-time cartoonist, Paul Coyle, who always enjoyed spreading holiday cheer. We offer a Coyle Christmas panel from 2010 as a gift to our subscribers this season.

  • Santa Barr pulls something out of hat at last minute

     With the hours suddenly becoming minutes, it is time for Santa Barr to leap into action.

    Feeling like Mike Farner and waiting until the final moment to write this annual column, I quickly forced down a Snickers bar.

    I am back to normal. And Farner is still normal as he procrastinated even longer than I. But not only did he run out of time but he also found himself out of space.

    Without further delay, the deer have been fed and my belly is full for a long night of delievering packages to the good little boys and girls.

  • East Running Club has a powerful season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – To build a top-flight athletic program, you have to start young.

    Bullitt East track and cross-country coach Lenny Raley saw that up close when he was an assistant basketball coach in the Lady Charger program a few years ago. Wanting more for his runners, Raley dropped the basketball gig and started the East Running Club.

    The early results have been impressive as a lot of young runners have joined the program and the results on the course have been strong.

  • Local athletes compete in national running events

     LOUISVILLE – After the end of the running season for the East Running Club, some of the club members competed with the Derby City Athletic Club in some national events.

    First, a number of Bullitt Countians participated in the Cross-Country Coaches Youth National Championships on Nov. 23 at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville.

  • Mount Washington property part of expansive plan to preserve Floyds Fork area

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The Future Fund Endowment added another big piece to their Parklands pie last week.

    Steve Henry, president of the organization that is working to preserve land along Floyds Fork, purchased 50 acres from MillaNova Winery in Mount Washington for $730,000.

    Owners of the venue, John and Donna Miller, also donated 20 acres to the effort.

    The parties had been in negotiations for about two years now.

  • Man indicted for bank robbery

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man accused of robbing a local bank has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

  • Christmas comes early this hoops seasons

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Santa is not scheduled to be here until later this wee, but for area sports fans and teams, Christmas has arrived early this year.

         Despite not having that ‘mega’ team like we had last year with the boys’ team at Bullitt East, we seem to have a lot of really good teams this winter. As of Friday night, five of the six area basketball teams had winning records with two teams undefeated and four of the five not having more than one loss.

  • Lady Cougars bounce back to reverse bad momentum

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Coming off a poor performance two days earlier in the Bullitt County Challenge, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars needed a big performance to regain some lost momentum.

         The maroon and gray did just that on Monday, turning back a small, but athletic John Hardin squad by a 42-37 score.

         It wasn’t a perfect performance, but it was far better than what the team did in the loss the previous Saturday against Lexington Catholic.

  • Cougars end game with 10-0 run to derail visiting Mustangs

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Despite giving up just 23 points through the first three quarters, the Bullitt Central Cougars needed a big finish last Monday to turn back visiting North Oldham.

         The Cougars got just that as they scored the final ten points of the night to secure a 50-39 victory.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: JANUARY 2014

     Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events for January 2014. FOr more information contact your school or call 869-8000. You can visit the BCPS website at bullittschools.org.

     

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