Today's News

  • Chargers looking to bounce back from a sub-par season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Coming off a sub-par season that saw the team post an 8-10-2 mark that included a first-round loss in the Ninth District Tournament to LaRue County, the Bullitt East Chargers are looking to snap back in the big way this fall.

  • Eagles got taste of success in ‘10, now seeking more

     HEBRON ESTATES - The 2010 soccer season was a break-out campaign for the North Bullitt Eagles.

  • Youth must get their high school diploma or their GED

     FRANKFORT – It has been a little more than a decade ago since the General Assembly revamped the state’s adult education programs, a high point in the legislature’s ongoing efforts to improve the classroom from preschool to the workplace.

    While a lot of work remains, the past decade has been exactly what we had hoped. In fact, from 2005 to 2009, adult education enrollment grew by 30 percent – faster than any other state over the same period. There are now about 40,000 citizens who are helped academically each year.

  • Salem Speedway Point Standings

     Lucas Oil Super Stocks

    1.   Todd Kempf........... 501    Huntingburg, IN

    2.   Chris French........... 495    Vine Grove, KY

    3.   Tony Johnson........... 470    Louisville, KY

    4.   Mike Sharp........... 467    Cox’s Creek, KY

    5.   Jerry Norris........... 446    Louisville, KY


     A quiet excitement was the common report from Bullitt County Public Schools on opening day.

    Hebron Middle School, still under partial construction, held the biggest event with a red carpet greeting for students, followed by a special assembly.

    Continue to check www.pioneernews.net for more opening week photos from the schools.

  • Superman in Bullitt County

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - What was supposed to be an interesting night of basketball with some past University of Louisville players put together by former Cardinal Earl Clark to benefit the Greater Louisville Youth for Christ organization took on epic portions last Friday when Clark at the last minute was able to get his Orlando Magic teammate and All-NBA center Dwight Howard to participate.

    Nicknamed ‘Superman’, the 7-foot Howard stole the show with his power on the court and radiant smile.

  • Career center to focus on students not college-bound

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public Schools now feature a new program to help prepare students for their arrival into the workforce.

    Riverview Opportunities Center and the Bullitt County Area Technology Center are combining efforts to offer the Career Readiness Center, an alternative high school education program featuring hands-on work experience.

    CRC is set up in two parts including online curriculum and vocational training. Students receive high school equivalency education along with workforce preparation.

  • Money’s still tight but bills caught up

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Like the national economy, the recovery for the city of Shepherdsville will be a slow one.

  • Whicker settles into seat as new PGES principal

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - There’s a new chair at Pleasant Grove Elementary School and it’s Whicker. 

  • COYLE'S CORNER 08/10/11

     This week Paul Coyle reminds everyone that it's Back to School time and to be aware of both children and buses while driving.