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Today's News

  • BC softball still seeking

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After snapping a short losing streak on Wednesday with an 11-0 victory over Bardstown, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars ran into more trouble over spring break as they headed into southcentral Kentucky for a series of games.

        The good news was that the maroon and gray regained the services of sophomore pitcher Seaera Minyard who has missed the previous week with stiffness in her arm. She worked each of the Lady Cougars’ games last week.

  • Vincent finds his calling as teacher in class, on field

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Shortly after Darrell Vincent graduated with bachelor’s degrees in physics and electrical engineering in 1992, he had a career at a major corporation and a bright future ahead of him.

    But after a while he became dissatisfied with his job and wondered what else was out there.

    “I just wasn’t happy with what I was doing,” Vincent said.

    He enjoyed science and wanted to coach high school sports, so he considered becoming a teacher. And so he did.

  • Couple indicted for selling drugs

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - After months of investigation and surveillance by police a Mount Washington couple has been charged with trafficking and complicity to trafficking in a Controlled Substance.

        On March 26 Roy J. Skaggs was indicted on two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree and one count of Complicity to trafficking in a Controlled substance in the first degree.

        He was also charged with being a persistent felony offender in the second degree.

  • Budget brings lively discussions

        FRANKFORT - After seven weeks of grinding effort, scouring state government for savings, casting a wide net to find more revenue without raising taxes - and under the gun of writing a state budget footer-to-roof beam in limited time - the House this week passed its version of a two-year spending plan for state government.

        The climax came on a near-party-line vote of 65-33 Wednesday after three hours of lively, sometimes contentious, floor debate.

  • Senate takes many items out of budget

        FRANKFORT – As expected, the final full week of the 2010 Regular Session ended with the focus returning to the General Assembly’s top priority, the two-year state government budget.

        House and Senate leaders began working toward common ground on Wednesday afternoon, and if all goes as scheduled, a compromise should be ready for a final vote this coming week.

  • Easter Hunt

    Youngsters in Hillview participated in the annual Easter Egg hunt.

    Things don’t take too long, even when over 6,000 eggs are at stake.

    Youngsters from all age groups quickly found the eggs hidden outside the community center.

    See more photos by Stephen Thomas in the galleries of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Maryville class gets some crime prevention tips as new program started

    PIONEER VILLAGE - Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Dana Bischoff recently visited Jennifer Cornell’s AM and PM class at Maryville Elementary School.

    Bischoff’s desire is to work with elementary-aged children to help with crime prevention.

    Bischoff, who is also a college instructor, stated, “My heart is in education, I believe it truly helps generate productive citizens.”

  • Tour de Hillview Saturday

        The second annual Tour de Hillview will be held on Saturday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m.

        Over 300 participants are anticipated for this event, which will include live music, catered delights by Calistoga Restaurant.

        There will be safety tips offered.

        The bike ride will be through the streets of Hillview.

        Everyone is invited to participate. For more information, call 957-5280.

  • TORNADO WATCH FOR BULLITT COUNTY

    The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a tornado watch for Bullitt County until 10 p.m.

    The main hazards from these storms will be wind damage, tornadoes and large hail. Heavy rain and cloud-to-ground lightning are likely as well.

    For more information go to www.weather.gov.

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