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Today's News

  • 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.)

  • Fields are set for district diamond action

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – There are now just two weeks remaining in the in the regular season for baseball and softball and the pairings for the 23rd and 24th District Tournaments are already set.

    The good news for local diamond sport fans is that Bullitt Central will be hosting both of the 23rd District events while Bullitt East will have the baseball and softball tourneys in the 24th District.

  • INDICTED: Greenwell facing charges for interfering with probe

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For months, the rumors were flying about federal investigations on the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    On Wednesday, those federal indictments were indeed made public and they were against former sheriff David Greenwell.

    Greenwell, who is represented by noted defense attorney Scott Cox, was released on home incarceration.

    The allegations include four counts of attempting to obstruct justice and one count of aiding and abetting in the distribution of 100 kilograms or more of marijuana.

  • Future city officials may get increase in their pay

     SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Sometimes it is a matter of keeping up with the Joneses.

    For those running for office in the city of Shepherdsville next year, there may be some new incentives. And, they can thank the Mount Washington city officials for the better pay.

    Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury talked with council members recently about increasing pay for both his position and the six town board positions. None of the current officeholders would be affected by any change in pay.

  • Parties to work together on MW zoning request

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— The decision involving the rezoning of a longtime Mount Washington business was postponed to allow a chance for both parties to work together.

    Virginia McAllister has run a body shop business on her land, located just north of North Bardstown Road, for over 40 years.

    The request is to rezone 5.8916 acres from R-1 Residential to B-1 Highway Business.

    According to McAllister’s grandson, Chris Lyle, the shop is a performance automotive and off-road shop.