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Today's News

  • North saves its best for last

        LOUISVILLE -- It wasn’t a win and nobody in the North Bullitt softball camp was claiming it to be, but there were some smiles and giddiness after the Lady Eagles battled to the end before dropping a 2-0 decision to Fern Creek in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament at Ulmer Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.

  • Girl Scouts impact the community

     LOUISVILLE - According to the Girl Scout Research Institute’s (GSRI) report, The Power of the Girl Scout Gold Award: Excellence in Leadership and Life, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients receive greater lifetime benefits than their peers with regard to positive sense of self, life satisfaction, leadership, life success, community service, and civic engagement thanks to their experience in Girl Scouting, including earning their Gold Award.

  • Chargers best error-prone North Bullitt 6-1 in semis

        LOUISVILLE -- An unexpectedly strong outing from Bullitt East senior Troy O’Brien on the mound propelled the Chargers to a memorable 6-1 win over North Bullitt on Wednesday in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament at Jim Patterson Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.
        This meetings was the latest two Bullitt County baseball teams had ever met in the post-season. In fact, it is the first time a pair of local baseball teams has ever met at the regional level.

  • STATE BOUND!! East rolls past DeSales 14-6

         LOUISVILLE -- Exploding for 12 runs over a three inning span on Thursday in the championship game of the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament, the Bullitt East Chargers rallied from an early deficit and beat DeSales 14-6 to claim the program’s first trip to the state tournament since 2009.
        The win in the final came just 24-hours after the Chargers had knocked two-time defending champion North Bullitt out of the tournament with a 6-1 victory in an emotional battle between county rivals.

  • Vandalism slows installation of park water fountains

    By Stephanie Jessie
    Staff Writer
        LEBANON JUNCTION— Those wanting a refreshing drink while playing at the city park will have to wait until the vandalism stops.
        According to councilmember Connie Jackson, the city park was recently vandalized by a group of girls.
        Although there are security cameras that show the girls doing damage to the tables under the pavilion at around 5:30 p.m., the camera quality is too low to show their faces.

  • Memorial Day ‘16

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Each year, Lebanon Junction VFW Post 8293 hosts a Memorial Day observance.

    This year’s event was again held at the Lebanon Junction Post Office.

    Several individuals spoke during the ceremony.

    See more photos from Memorial Day celebrations in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Hillview City Fair set for June 9-11

                HILLVIEW - It has become a way to experience some summer fun, close to home, and help a few worthwhile charities at the same time.
        The Hillview City Fair returns for the sixth consecutive year to the Hillview Government Center June 9-11, presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club.
        “It’s the premiere event in northern Bullitt County, said Trowel Club treasurer Harlen Compton. “It’s the fair experience in your own back yard.”

  • Salt River Bridge dedicated to Women’s Army Corps members

         SHEPHERDSVILLE - American Legion Post 157 commander Dirk “Mac” McCoy mentioned that later this year the first female United States military infantry members will step into combat.

    It added to the importance of dedicating the Highway 61 Salt River bridge in honor of the Women’s Army Corps.

  • Scottish Rite honors students for special effort

     Dozens of middle and high school students were recognized during the 29th annual Bullitt County Scottish Rite program at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Students are nominated by teachers for honors based on their academic efforts. Educators and school principals are usually in the audience showing their support.

  • BE’s Masden, Wilson nab fourth-place finishes at state

     LOUISVILLE – A pair of fourth-place finishes highlighted an active day for local track athletes at the Class 3-A Kentucky State Track and Field Championships on Saturday at the University of Kentucky.

    In the end, Bullitt East finished with nine points in the girls’ division with 36 schools scoring at least one point. North Bullitt collected one point in the meet.

    On the boys’ side, Bullitt East finished with five points with 38 teams posting at least one top eight finish in the 18 events.