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Today's News

  • Bluegrass Speedway Set for World of Outlaws Late Model Series Invasion May 8

        BARDSTOWN - There will be no racing on Saturday May 1 as Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will take this weekend off to ready things for the first-ever visit by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series to Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday May 8 for the 8th Annual My Old Kentucky Home Shootout event.

     

  • Early offense more than enough for BE over BC

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first intra-county game on their new field will not be something Bullitt Central baseball fans will want to remember.

        There was no joy for the Cougars on Thursday as they were down 10-0 before they ever came to the plate. By the time the game ended mercifully after five innings, Bullitt East had a dominating 17-1 victory.

        Bullitt Central has not beaten Bullitt East since 2004.

  • Managing Credit - Made Simpler offers tailored advice and easy-to-follow tips online for free

        April is Financial Literacy Month and Better Business Bureau and Capital One Financial Corp. have partnered to create a unique set of free resources to help consumers learn how to effectively manage credit.

  • County OKs deal for YMCA to run pools

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The three county swimming pools will take on a new management approach this summer.

        And they will take on a new appearance.

        Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved a management agreement with the YMCA of Greater Louisville to operate the pools through the end of this season.

        The agreement must still be approved on Thursday by the Bullitt County YMCA board.

  • Lady Cougars gain steam; rain halts tourney

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A rematch between Bullitt Central and Bullitt East was in the works Saturday afternoon before Mother Nature stepped in and halted play in the High Five Bullitt County Softball Bash.

    The meeting would have come in the semi-finals of the championship bracket. Bullitt Central had won it’s own division with a 3-0 mark while the Lady Chargers had finished second with a 2-1 record in the opposite pool.

  • Coalition of area agencies to look at wellness of entire county

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - He knows it will work. And he knows there are so many agencies that are already doing great work that a collaboration of all the forces would make incredible strides in providing a better quality of life in Bullitt County.

        Dr. Swannie Jett, executive director of the Bullitt County Public Health Department, believes that a countywide health and wellness coalition is needed. And he believes there will be funding from the federal government to make some great things happen.

  • BC FFA earns honors at event

        The Bullitt Central FFA Chapter showcased their skills during the floral design and mechanics competition on March 25.  Both teams competing took first place within the Northern Ky Region of the FFA. 

        During the floral design contest students created four breathtaking centerpieces, four corsages’, four boutonnières, and four imaginative freestyles.  All freestyle arrangements were sold at Creations by Barbara, a local floral shop.

  • Boss is gone but no time to play for me

    It’s amazing how much could take place in a week.

    The first week of April has been a full one. Good or bad, it’s been completely full.

    I don’t seem to ever recall Holy Thursday taking place on April Fool’s Day. It worked out, because by the end of the day I prayed no one got hurt.

    Between office workers calling the Louisville Zoo asking for Mr. Behr and the phone receivers being disconnected, The Pioneer News staff really enjoyed themselves.

  • Read Across America week celebrated locally

        NICHOLS - Recently, many Bullitt County Public Schools celebrated Read Across America Week, an event established to encourage reading.

        Read Across America Week is celebrated in conjunction with the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Many schools host events in which students (and teachers) dress as their favorite Seussian character.

        This year Nichols Elementary celebrated by inviting various community dignitaries to the school. The dignitaries read to and discussed reading with students.

  • Eagles see some 'nice' baseball teams in Florida

        FORT WALTON - Each week, a coach is looking for signs of improvement with the final focus on post-season play.

        While enjoying the sun of the beaches of Florida, North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise was also looking for some rays of sunshine in his young baseball team. At the conclusion of the 2-4 spring break trip, Wise felt a little better about his squad.

        Now, it is time to return to the important district battles, where the Eagles opened on Tuesday against Fairdale.