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Today's News

  • Guilty or not, indictments cause county great harm

     There is always that disclaimer on any indictment -- such charge does not mean guilt or innocence. It only means that a certain number of grand jurors felt there was enough evidence to move forward with a criminal trial.

    While an indictment does not mean guilt or innocence, it can bring shame.

    It can obviously bring shame to the individual indicted. Even if cleared of the allegations, the cloud is never totally lifted.

    It can also bring shame to a community.

  • ANNIE Jr. at SES

     The stars of tomorrow came out for a special performance at Shepherdsville Elementary.

    The school hosted a musical performance, Annie Jr., over three nights as part of an evening of dinner and entertainment.

    Led by SES music instructor Stacey Stults, students sang, danced and acted their way through the classical tale of the red-headed orphan in 1930s New York City.

    Members of the Bullitt Lick Middle School and Bullitt Central High School music departments assisted with the production, as well as SES staff members.

     

  • Fox Chase officials discuss target practicing at old quarry

     FOX CHASE - For many years, the City of Fox Chase had to deal with the issue of people parking along city streets while illegally sneaking into the a bordering rock quarry.

    When new owners Brian and Dana James purchased the property, city officials were relieved. The couple came to a council meeting, expressing their hopes to turn the location into a religious-themed retreat.

    Now residents are dealing with a different kind of nuisance, this time a legal one.

  • Education programs can help those involved with military

     Veterans, members of armed forces have student aid options Veterans and members of the U.S. armed forces may be able to take advantage of numerous student financial aid programs, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). 

    They include the: Montgomery GI Bill (Active Duty), available to armed forces members and some National Guard members who served on active duty. 

    For more information, visit www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/mgib_ad.asp.

  • LOYALTY DAY in LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION—For the first time ever, the annual Loyalty Day celebration was held in Lebanon Junction.

    Guests from across the state visited the city to watch the parade and gather at the memorial after to hear the speakers.

    Loyalty Day occurs on May 1 every year and is a day dedicated to showing loyalty to the United States. It also spotlights the heritage of American freedom.

  • Weapon found in NB student vehicle

     The following is a letter released by North Bullitt High School principal Chris Ver Dow to the NBHS community Monday afternoon:

  • BBB Hot Topics: May 2017

     See the latest scams in BBB’s May 2017 Hot Topics:

    1. If you see a Facebook post about a $50 Mother’s Day Lowe’s coupon, don’t click on it! This will send you to a survey site that asks for personal information and asks you to share the post with your friends. Lowe’s is not running this promotion – it is a scam.

  • With strong body of work early BE’s Williams still in demand

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.

    Bullitt East senior basketball player Raegan Williams can say just that as she continued to press forward this winter after suffering an ACL injury in November that forced her to miss her entire senior season on the court.

    Still, through it all, Williams stayed positive and continued to push for her career goal of playing college basketball.

  • 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.)