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Today's News

  • Greensburg attorney charged with embezzlement to pay gambling debts

     BOWLING GREEN – A Greensburg, Kentucky, attorney was charged with multiple counts of wire fraud as part of a scheme to obtain money from clients of his legal practice, by means of misappropriating funds, in order to pay personal expenses including gambling losses announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Convicted felon sentenced for drug possession, distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – A convicted felon, living in Logan County, Kentucky, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, in United States District Court, to 87 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, announced United States Russell M. Coleman.

  • Different areas now to be redistricted

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As usual, a potential Bullitt County Public Schools redistricting plan raised the ire of many residents, with a large crowd gathered Monday to protest the proposal.

    A redistricting plan was approved by the board, but it wasn’t the anticipated proposal most in attendance were prepared to challenge.

    By a split 3-2 vote, the board approved a plan with three changes. However, two of the more controversial proposals were removed while two more were added.

  • Newest session of Teen Court sworn into service

     A large group of high school students were recently sworn in for this year’s session of Teen Court. 

    Bullitt District Judge Jennifer Porter is again presiding over the youth group, which will hear real cases concerning their peers and will hand down real punishments. Kalynn Walls will again be the program’s coordinator.

  • Artists show off their skills in annual competition

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Art is loved by all ages and, this year, the annual Visual Artists of Bullitt County reflected that.

    For the first time, the show featured a junior division.

  • Wheeler honored by Pioneer Village for police work

    PIONEER VILLAGE - A string of recent bank robberies resulted in the apprehension of a Bullitt County resident and a commendation for a local officer.

    Pioneer Village Police Officer Adam Wheeler received a Certificate of Commendation from the city for his efforts in helping to apprehend Robert Sowder, 36, of Hebron Estates.

    According to PVPD chief D.J. Reynolds, Wheeler was one of the officers from multiple agencies investigating the robberies, which included the PBI Bank in Hillview and Republic Bank in Shepherdsville.

  • Honoring the veterans

     VFW Post 5710 and its Auxiliary hosted a special meal in honor of all veterans in the community.

    All veterans were invited to the post for a free lunch on Veterans Day.

    A large crowd came out to accept the offer of food and fellowship.

    VFW Post 5710 is located on Highway 44 West in Shepherdsville.

  • Girton back in school at NB, but not yet cleared to play

      HEBRON ESTATES — Last season, North Bullitt boys’ basketball coach Korey Craddock got some disappointing news.

    Corey Girton, an athletic player who would have been a cornerstone of the program, opted to attend a prep school in South Carolina.

    This year, Girton is back walking the hallways of North Bullitt.

    However, it is undecided yet on whether Girton will be able to play during his junior season.

    An appeal to allow Girton to play has been sent to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

  • It Happened in NOVEMBER

     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 November.

     

    2007 - 10 Years Ago.

    The wrought iron fence around the historic Lone Grave was accidentally destroyed by developers. It is a Bullitt County landmark that had been nearly lost in time. When advised of its significance, the builder readily agreed to have it replaced.

  • Muhlenberg Co. mine employee violated Mine Safety and Health Act

     OWENSBORO –  The Chief of Maintenance at Ken American Resources Paradise #9 Mine located in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, was recently sentenced in United Sates District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., to two years of supervised probation and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine for felony violations of the Mine Safety and Health Act, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.