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Today's News

  • Youth from Bullitt East to help Main Street efforts in Mt. Washington

                Mount Washington Main Street Manager Dale Salmon recently  announced that the downtown revitalization initiative recently kicked off its youth program during a meeting of the Mount Washington City Council.

    Dubbed the Mount Washington Youth Chamber of Preservationists, the group is made up of three Bullitt East High School students who will work with the Main Street Committee to revitalize downtown.

  • Judge OKs jury ruling: St. Clair should die

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After listening to Michael Dale St. Clair go through several motions on Wednesday, special Circuit Judge Geoffrey Morris did something he thought might pose him some problems from the bench.
        Morris affirmed the jury's recommendation to sentence St. Clair to death for the 1991 murder of Frank Brady of Bardstown.

  • Dispatchers donate funds to Operation Santa program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Dispatch employees continue to assist the community on a daily basis.

    By communicating with the county's first responders and 9-1-1 emergency callers, they do their part to help the community in an important way.

    The employees are now going above and beyond their initial duties, raising funds for local charities.

    The first donation was made to the Hillview Operation Santa program in the amount of $305.

  • Appeal denied on fire tax suit

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The lawsuit involving two fire taxing districts and the city of Shepherdsville may have moved a little closer to resolution last week.
        The three-member Court of Appeals panel dismissed a claim by the Southeast Bullitt and Nichols fire tax districts asking for a reconsideration of Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress' ruling.
        Burress ruled that the city of Shepherdsville had a regular fire department and had the right to acquire territory through annexation.

  • Shepherdsville burglary suspect dies following shooting

     UPDATE (11/22): The suspect was pronounced dead on Monday at U of L Hospital.

    He was identified as Eddie Robinson, 25, of Shepherdsville.

    The investigation will now be handled by the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office. No charges have been filed.

    See Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for the full story.

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    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Shepherdsville Police are investigating a burglary at a residence in the Sycamore Bend Neighborhood in Shepherdsville.

  • BBB Tips on Black Friday Shopping

      It’s time to start planning your Black Friday, that special day after Thanksgiving when retailers gear up to offer their best. Remember, all deals are not created equal and the fine print is often the most important thing! Before you head out the door for a block buster and get caught up in the frenzy, BB offers these tips:

  • Police to be out in force this Thanksgiving holiday

        FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2011) – With the holidays upon us, millions of Americans are hitting the road to visit with family and friends.  The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) wants every celebration to be a joyous occasion, so travelers are reminded that state and local law enforcement will be out in force through the Thanksgiving weekend, sending the strong message to “Click It or Ticket.” 

  • Big issues will face legislators in January

     FRANKFORT – When the General Assembly opens the 2012 Regular Session in early January, there is no doubt what the top issue will be: enacting the state’s budget for the next two years.

    Redrawing state House, Senate and congressional districts, something done after each Census, will likely be prominent as well, especially in the session’s opening weeks.

  • Lady Cougars run strong at state meet

     LEXINGTON - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars capped a third straight trip to the Class AAA Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships with their best showing of the season.

  • Local pantries looking to replenish supplies

      MOUNT WASHINGTON - After working most of his life and earning a decent wage, Jeffrey Nutgrass of Mount Washington found himself out of work in July.