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Today's News

  • Request made to allow MW liquor licenses to be used at another site

     Local business owners in Mount Washington have proposed a revision to the alcohol ordinance so that they can serve alcoholic beverages in areas besides their own buildings.

  • BE's Ethridge signs to cheer for the Cardinals

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – after excelling in two athletic events in high school, Bullitt East senior Chris Ethridge opted for cheerleading over baseball at the next level, signing to cheer at the University of Louisville.

         Cheerleading is the newer event for Ethridge, but the one that he fell in love with quickly. He has only been a cheerleader at Bullitt East the past two years and during some of that time he was out of action with an injury.

  • Law enforcement steps up patrol during month of July

      FRANKFORT, Ky.  (July 1, 2013) –  In an effort to raise awareness of traffic safety laws and encourage safe driving habits, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is partnering with state and local law enforcement on the “Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass” campaign throughout July. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 8

     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.

  • Five BC cheerleaders headed to major college teams

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After competing with each other over the past few years, four Bullitt Central cheerleaders late this spring decided to keep doing it, accepting financial aide packages to cheer at Morehead State University.

         At the same time, Bullitt Central senior Cameron Hurst earned a cheerleading spot at the University of Louisville.

  • Local athletes fared well with college recruiters

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Without a doubt, this past school year produced a record number of local athletes signing to play college sports starting in the fall.

         How do I know it is a record number? Because we’re almost to the middle of July and I am still running the stories here in The Pioneer News and have been pretty much for the past six weeks or since the end of the baseball and softball season. At one point in early June, I had a list of 15 signing stories that had been collected and not yet put in the paper.

  • Court votes for forensic audit

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The financial affairs of Bullitt County government will soon undergo a forensic audit.

  • Discussion never slow when speeding topic in Fox Chase

     FOX CHASE – What to do with speeding motorists has long been a concern for members of the Fox Chase City Council.

         Most recently, some less obvious efforts have apparently worked to at least slow down some of the speeders.

         Mayor Bill Broughton said Sussex Drive seemed to be the hotbed of lead-footed motorists. But in the past month, he said the complaints have been fewer.

  • A little rain can't dampen BLAST

     The rain couldn't stop the 12th annual Bullitt Blast at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    See the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for more photos and video of the event by Mary Barczak and Kayla Swanson.

  • EDA combines with others to aid marketing for prospects

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Sometimes you just can’t do it alone.

         In the case of promoting the strengths of your county to prospective business clients, there could be some sense in working together with surrounding neighbors.

         In the case of economic development, Bullitt County is getting back into that partnership game.

         The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority voted to participate in the Kentucky United program.