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Today's News

  • North’s Keehn continues baseball career with Tigers

     HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior Brady Keehn is like a lot of high school students when it comes to picking a college – he wanted to be away from home, but not too far away.

    That was what made Georgetown College near Lexington appear so perfect for Keehn. It took just one visit, in March, to decide that playing baseball for the Tigers, as well as being a student, was the best course of action for him.

  • Local tennis teams start regional play today

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Tennis players wrapped up the regular season last and prepare for Sixth Region action to begin Monday afternoon.

    The three high schools can have up to two singles players and two doubles teams entered into the regional tourney.

    Action will begin on Monday afternoon.

    (The regional draws were held on Sunday, which was past press deadlines for today’s Pioneer News.)

  • Fields are set for district diamond action

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – There are now just two weeks remaining in the in the regular season for baseball and softball and the pairings for the 23rd and 24th District Tournaments are already set.

    The good news for local diamond sport fans is that Bullitt Central will be hosting both of the 23rd District events while Bullitt East will have the baseball and softball tourneys in the 24th District.

  • INDICTED: Greenwell facing charges for interfering with probe

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For months, the rumors were flying about federal investigations on the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    On Wednesday, those federal indictments were indeed made public and they were against former sheriff David Greenwell.

    Greenwell, who is represented by noted defense attorney Scott Cox, was released on home incarceration.

    The allegations include four counts of attempting to obstruct justice and one count of aiding and abetting in the distribution of 100 kilograms or more of marijuana.

  • Future city officials may get increase in their pay

     SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Sometimes it is a matter of keeping up with the Joneses.

    For those running for office in the city of Shepherdsville next year, there may be some new incentives. And, they can thank the Mount Washington city officials for the better pay.

    Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury talked with council members recently about increasing pay for both his position and the six town board positions. None of the current officeholders would be affected by any change in pay.

  • Parties to work together on MW zoning request

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— The decision involving the rezoning of a longtime Mount Washington business was postponed to allow a chance for both parties to work together.

    Virginia McAllister has run a body shop business on her land, located just north of North Bardstown Road, for over 40 years.

    The request is to rezone 5.8916 acres from R-1 Residential to B-1 Highway Business.

    According to McAllister’s grandson, Chris Lyle, the shop is a performance automotive and off-road shop.

  • Motor vehicle portion of clerk’s office closed May 10

     The Department of Motor Vehicle section of county clerk Kevin Mooney’s office will be closed from Noon until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10.

    The clerk’s office will soon receive new software. Trainers will be in the office on Wednesday to guide employees through a webinar and then do some training.

    The rest of the clerk’s office will remain open the regular hours on Wednesday.

  • National Day of Prayer

      Despite a persistent rain, around 100 people came out to celebrate the National Day of Prayer in Shepherdsville City Park.

    For more photos from the event, click here.

  • Community center fees set under mayor’s powers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Local officials discussed not only the fate of its community center but the prices to be charged for its usage.

    However, all that discussion really wasn’t needed.

    Without a vote by the city council, Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury has set the rental prices for the community center off Frank E. Simon Avenue.

    However, he is still looking at pricing for the city hall and city gym.

  • HATS OFF

     The annual Twelve Oaks Hat Day was recently celebrated.

    Winners of the annual hat contest included B.J. Gilbert, first place; Pat French, second; Iona Lee, third; Lucy O’Bryan, fourth; Tennie Wright, fifth.

    Susie Kallaher won the big raffle of the day, including Derby gear, gift cards and Kentucky bourbon

    This was the seventh annual Derby event held at the clubhouse for the Twelve Oaks subdivision. Women from across the state come to Mount Washington for this annual event.