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Today's News

  • FISH FRY FRIDAY

     The Friday fish fry is serious business at St. Benedict Catholic Church.

    The Lebanon Junction landmark hosts their Lenten fish fry every year, opening early for lunch and offering delivery service.

    The church features both fried and baked fish, along with onion rings, fries, hush puppies, macaroni and cheese and green beans, as well as dessert.

    St. B hosts just one of many fish fry events at various locations thought Bullitt County during Lent.

  • April Fools’ Day good for writer with comical pen

     Easter weekend and Spring Break are both fast approaching, but recent news items in Bullitt County are keeping The Pioneer News staff hopping like an Easter Bunny with an ingrown toenail.

    In local news, Bullitt Fiscal Court continues to struggle with the Bullitt County Sheriffs Office over budget numbers.

    The last argument was over a line item requesting specialized ceremonial uniforms to be worn by the sheriff and deputies only when television cameras are anticipated in the vicinity.

  • KHSAA sanctions cornhole starting next fall

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Earlier this week, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association voted to sanction cornhole as a competitive sport starting with the 2015-2016 school year.

    Kentucky now becomes the first state to join the cornhole bandwagon and other southern states are soon expected to join the cornhole phenomenon.

    Adding cornhole is seen as a move to put the ugly ‘yard darts’ debacle in the rearview mirror for the KHSAA.

  • There's an app for diabetes management

      Diabetes is a complicated disease process. Diabetes is a chronic disease that can cause some serious complications for a person if not controlled. Control is the ultimate goal with Diabetes. The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) identifies seven Self-Care Behaviors on which one should focus to obtain that goal.

  • Farm Bureau celebrates Food Checkout Week

      The cost of food in America remains affordable.  According to the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food.

    According to Mark Haney, Kentucky Farm Bureau President, that means the average household will have earned enough disposable income—that portion of your income available for spending or saving—to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks.

  • Bernheim students CAN do it

      CLERMONT - When it comes to reading, Bernheim Middle School students can…and box, and bag, too.

    BMS students collected over 1,300 food items for the Dare to Care program as part of a school-wide event in conjunction with the annual Book Fair.

    Library/Media Specialist Karla Elliott decided on this year's Book Fair theme, Reading Oasis, as a way to get students involved in challenging students to care about helping others.

  • Lindey Young scores 16 in NAIA national final

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Former Bullitt East standout Lindey Young scored 16 points on Tuesday in the Women's NAIA National Championship Game in Independence, Missouri, but it wasn't enough as her Campbellsville Lady Tigers fell to Oklahoma City 80-63.
        The appearance in the championship game was a first for the Lady Tigers.

  • Tournament Champions

    The Bullitt County ELC, a seventh grade AAU Basketball team compromised of seventh-grade girls from Eastside and Mount Washington Middle schools recently won the Hoosier Hardwood Classic held in Indianapolis the weekend of March 14-15. Members of the program include (front row l. to r.) Kennedy Griffin, Sarah Ezell, Ryley Ortega, Emily Ezell, Chloe Holt, (back row) coach Kevin Ezell, coach Ed Scott, Meredith Bass, Madison Thorton, Hailey Stivers, Caroline Scott, Catie Bacon and coach Pat Bass. (Photo Submitted).

  • North Bullitt hosts Kentucky Push/Pull Meet

    Hebron Estates--For the fourth straight year, North Bullitt hosted the Kentucky Push/Pull Weightlifting Championships in the school's gym on March 14.

    In the varsity competition, North Bullitt finished second to St. Xavier. The winning Tigers had 56 points while North Bullitt finished with 45 points. Bullitt Central was third with 13 points.

    In the combined division, Harrison County won. St. Xavier also won the junior-varsity division, edging North Bullitt. In the girls' division, Fort Knox took first place with North second.

  • NB tennis sweeps county

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While a bit cool, tennis players were able to get onto the court last week.
        The action featured a couple of intracounty matches as each team prepares for play against new regional competitors in early May.
        
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        The Bullitt Central boys' won two of the three courts played against North Bullitt last Monday.