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Today's News

  • It Happened in AUGUST

     We will be looking back 10, 30, 50, 70, and 90 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 2007, 1987, 1967, 1947, and 1927 in the month of August.

     

    2007 - 10 Years Ago

    Carol and Laveda Richards celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Carol was a school administrator, and they ran a local shoe store for many years.

  • Bullitt part of U of L teaching initiative plan

    LOUISVILLE - What’s the secret to inspiring more Kentucky high school students to become teachers? 

    Answer: start early, offer hands-on learning, provide access to experienced educators and help students earn college credit while still in high school. 

    Those are the main goals of a University of Louisville College of Education and Human Development initiative that kicks off this semester. 

    The Teaching and Learning Career Pathway Program is a collaboration with the Kentucky Department of Education. 

  • Bullitt among 71 counties in need of foster volunteers

     FRANKFORT – Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in 71 Kentucky counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care and other out-of-home care. 

    The boards are in need of volunteers to review cases of children placed in care because of dependency, neglect or abuse to ensure they are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible.

  • Humana adopts SES

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Humana GSO Volunteer Network hosted a back to school event for the families of Shepherdsville Elementary.

    Several booths were hosted ranging from inspiring positivity to healthy snacks, school supplies and dental care.

    There were 139 students and families that visited the event.

    Humana partnered with several local organizations for give-aways and door prizes, including Mortensen Family Dental, Bullitt Lodge 155 Gavel Club, and the Shepherdsville Fire Department.

  • Old Mill’s Ruzicka wins regional LEGO event

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— Legos aren’t just for playtime anymore.

    Each year, hundreds of kids compete in the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Block Kids competition to build a structure out of 90 Lego blocks and their choice of three of the four bonus materials including a rock, string, poster board or aluminum foil.

    For the first time ever, a student from the Louisville NAWIC chapter won the North Central Regional competition, which includes Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

  • East battles but Central Hardin just too tough

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The outcome still wasn’t what anyone wanted, but Bullitt East head coach Mark Sander was much happier with the effort before his Chargers dropped a 44-10 decision to Class 6-A power Central Hardin.

    Coming on the heels of the 53-0 season-opening loss to Butler during which the team failed to rally from an early 13-0 deficit, this week the red and gold stayed the course and stayed in the game against another powerful foe.

  • Eagles show plenty of fight in Friday’s victory

     HEBRON ESTATES -- After a tough outing against one of the select teams in the hunt for a 6-A state championship year in and year out, North Bullitt head coach Adam Billings was looking for one thing this week.

    Fight.

    And, he felt his Eagles gave him the fight and determination he was looking for in the 47-20 victory over the Southern Trojans.

    “We’re going to get better each week,” Billings said of his young team.

    The host got off to q good start.

  • Cougars aren’t afraid of any Bears

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Some would label it redemption.

    Others would say it was revenge.

    What everyone would call it was a huge statement for Bullitt Central football on Friday as the maroon and gray beat visiting Spencer County 38-13.

    It was just two seasons ago on the very same field that Spencer County rushed for 737 yards in a 77-42 win over the Cougars. Needless to say, Bullitt Central’s defensive coordinator at the time didn’t get any sleep that night.

  • 102nd ARCA Race at Salem Speedway Sept. 9th

     TOLEDO, Oh. - The 102nd ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race is on the way at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, going under the lights, Saturday, Sept. 9th.

    Building off the tradition established last year during the 100th centennial race, the upcoming Eddie Gilstrap Motors Fall Classic presented by Meadow View/Salem Crossing is now the “Official Throwback Weekend of ARCA”.

  • BBB warns of Hurricane Harvey scams

     With the effects of Hurricane Harvey and the flooding in Texas, many people are opening their hearts and wallets to try to help the victims in the area. Unfortunately, events like these provide an opportunity for scammers.