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Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 23, 2013

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory 

    nature and is subject to change with no notice. 

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may 

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and 

  • BC's Michael Saunders wins KOB mat crown

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central’s sports teams continued a strong winter season on both the mats and the bowling lanes.

    Wrestling Results

         Coach James Huffman’s wrestling team recently competed in the King of the Bluegrass Tournament at Fairdale High School as they took a full team to the major event. The overall team score placed the Cougars seventh out of 17 teams.

  • Bullitt Central squad returns to top spot

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Capping off a week to remember, the Bullitt Central Cougars’ Co-Ed Cheerleading Squad captured the schools’ first Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Championship since 1975 last Saturday, beating out 13 other teams for the top honor.

         Bullitt Central posted a score of 273.5 which was well ahead of the 267.4 for Graves County, the defending state champion.

  • The Reason for the Season

     HILLVIEW - Each year, the members of Hillview Community Christian Church host its Walk through Bethlehem.

    Weather limited this year's performance to a single night but a large crowd came out to this event.

    See more photos by Thomas Barr on www.pioneernews.net.

  • Smoke 'em, if you got 'em...for the time being

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If anyone had any inclination to smoke in a building owned or leased by county government, you have a few more weeks before your ultimate fate is determined.

  • BBB Tips on Returns and Exchanges

     Each year, BBB receives calls after the holidays from upset consumers who are stuck with items they cannot return. This holiday season, BBB wants to remind consumers to know their rights. BBB offers this advice on returns/exchanges:

    Returns are a store policy – not a law. Find out about a store’s return policies before making a purchase. Some stores require products be returned within a specific period of time.

  • Landowners can apply for wildlife plan

     Do you own a farm or tract of land with open fields? Are you sick of spending money on gas to bush hog or mow?  Would you like to see your wildlife numbers increase?    If so, have you considered letting a biologist help you improve wildlife habitat? If you enjoy outdoor recreation such as hunting, bird watching, or wildlife viewing, improving wildlife habitat can enhance your wildlife experience!  Biologists are eager to prepare a conservation plan for your farm!

  • Education group moves quickly to start building

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Like cramming for a final exam, members of the Bullitt County Education Development Corp. are quickly moving forward with plans to construct a college facility.

    In its first meeting, the corporation set in place a number of committees with a goal to have things in place for receiving state approval on the $24-$28 million facility by mid-April.

  • Vision First event at East highlights first holiday events

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With the way the holidays fell this year, namely Christmas and New Year’s Day on a Wednesday, as well as the way the school breaks were lined-up, the traditional holiday basketball tournaments are a little more spread out this winter as there are basically three different times for the tournaments.

    In addition, because of the scheduling, two teams, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles and the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars, opted to participate in only one holiday tournament this season.

  • Writer provides very unique look at upcoming holiday

     As I continue to cover Bullitt County over the past month, people say to me, “Farner (remember the good ol’ days when I used to get confused with younger co-workers?), are you going to write another one of those hilarious Christmas stories again this year?”

    Well, it’s not always that easy to be funny. Sure, in Bullitt County there’s always something to poke fun at, but sometimes my thoughts go elsewhere.