Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 2, 2016


  • Eagles move to 6-1 with win

        HEBRON ESTATES -- The defense was physical.
        The offense was efficient.
        And the North Bullitt Eagles played hard for 48 minutes.
        That resulted in a workmanlike 35-12 victory over Oldham County on Friday night.
        But the score really wasn’t that close as the visiting Colonels scored a pair of late touchdowns to close the final margin.

  • Cougars make the final stand to beat East

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – On his coaches’ board on Friday, Bullitt Central head coach Matt Kuehn in big letters wrote ‘FINISH’.
        Actually, the coach was referring more to his offense, but it was his defense that went wire-to-wire on Friday including an interception at the 11-yard line with 1:56 remaining in the game by sophomore Daylin Huff that capped a 9-7 victory for the Cougars in the 28th annual renewal of ‘The War’ against Bullitt East.

  • First Farm to Table dinner deemed successful in MW

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Fresh food, electric music and a good cause brought together community members for a dinner to remember.
        The Bullitt County Farm Bureau Farm to Table Harvest Festival was the first of its kind for the area and, as expressed by several attendees during the night, hopefully won’t be the last.
        According to Jessica Sullivan, agency manager for the Bullitt County Farm Bureau office, 90 guests enjoyed a meal that was about as local as it could get.

  • Tracking the start of autumn

     CLERMONT — Retired Mount Washington postman Tom Greenwell is using his days in retirement to the fullest. On Sept. 22, the first day of autumn, Greenwell set up a “Dome of Eighths” statue at Bernheim Forest to help show the autumnal equinox. The statue is one of Greenwell’s creations.

    At every half hour, he used sidewalk chalk to mark where the middle circle in the statue reflected onto the concrete padding underneath.

  • THE WAR!! - Again! So much on the line in a big game

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There will be no shortage of important things to play for on Friday when Bullitt East rolls into Shepherdsville for the 28th renewal with Bullitt Central of The War.

    Of course, the simple fact that it is Bullitt East against Bullitt Central will bring emotions boiling to the surface. The Chargers have a 19-8 lead in the series. During one stretch, the red and gold won ten straight meetings. Now, over the past nine seasons, the Chargers have only a 5-4 edge.

  • NB set for homecoming Friday

     HEBRON ESTATES – It will be Football Homecoming 2016 at North Bullitt on Friday as the Eagles play host to Class 5-A, District 3 rival Oldham County.

    Every high school football coach wants his plays to enjoy the events leading up to Friday night, but they all worry that a lack of focus can derail big things.

    North Bullitt head coach Adam Billings said he just had one simple message for his team on that topic early this week.

  • Youth football squads pass midway mark

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.

    The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • Superintendent addresses clown threat issue

     The Following is a letter distributed on Thursday, via email, from Bullitt County Public Schools superintendent Keith Davis:

    Dear BCPS Community,

  • Strategies for taking a youth hunting

     FRANKFORT - Kentucky offers youth hunters an assortment of special seasons in the fall and winter months.

    In the mind of a young hunter making the transition from observer to participant, these opportunities to hunt deer, elk, furbearers, small game and waterfowl are milestones never to be forgotten. As such, adult mentors know it falls on their shoulders to deliver a safe and enjoyable experience that leaves their young companion wanting to return to the field another day. It can be a lot of pressure.