Today's News

  • Indictments show rise in thefts

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Burglaries and thefts continue to rise in Bullitt County.

  • Nathan Strange pleased with first published book

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Though he only modestly admits it, Nathan Strange, 32, has already accomplished something many people aspire to do throughout their lives. 

  • Wight-Meyer earns Indy wine awards

      FRANKFORT - Wight-Meyer Vineyard & Winery of Shepherdsville was one of two Kentucky wineries that earned gold medals at the Indy International Wine Competition Aug. 3-5 in West Lafayette, Ind.

    “Kentucky is being recognized as a major producer of quality wines,” Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer said. “Congratulations to all the Kentucky wineries that competed at this prestigious event. These wineries and others are raising the bar for fine Kentucky wine.”

  • Oder has Lady Chargers thinking big for another season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The 2010 Girls’ Golf Season was a banner campaign for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

  • Chargers looking to bounce back from a sub-par season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Coming off a sub-par season that saw the team post an 8-10-2 mark that included a first-round loss in the Ninth District Tournament to LaRue County, the Bullitt East Chargers are looking to snap back in the big way this fall.

  • Eagles got taste of success in ‘10, now seeking more

     HEBRON ESTATES - The 2010 soccer season was a break-out campaign for the North Bullitt Eagles.

  • Youth must get their high school diploma or their GED

     FRANKFORT – It has been a little more than a decade ago since the General Assembly revamped the state’s adult education programs, a high point in the legislature’s ongoing efforts to improve the classroom from preschool to the workplace.

    While a lot of work remains, the past decade has been exactly what we had hoped. In fact, from 2005 to 2009, adult education enrollment grew by 30 percent – faster than any other state over the same period. There are now about 40,000 citizens who are helped academically each year.

  • Salem Speedway Point Standings

     Lucas Oil Super Stocks

    1.   Todd Kempf........... 501    Huntingburg, IN

    2.   Chris French........... 495    Vine Grove, KY

    3.   Tony Johnson........... 470    Louisville, KY

    4.   Mike Sharp........... 467    Cox’s Creek, KY

    5.   Jerry Norris........... 446    Louisville, KY


     A quiet excitement was the common report from Bullitt County Public Schools on opening day.

    Hebron Middle School, still under partial construction, held the biggest event with a red carpet greeting for students, followed by a special assembly.

    Continue to check www.pioneernews.net for more opening week photos from the schools.

  • Superman in Bullitt County

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - What was supposed to be an interesting night of basketball with some past University of Louisville players put together by former Cardinal Earl Clark to benefit the Greater Louisville Youth for Christ organization took on epic portions last Friday when Clark at the last minute was able to get his Orlando Magic teammate and All-NBA center Dwight Howard to participate.

    Nicknamed ‘Superman’, the 7-foot Howard stole the show with his power on the court and radiant smile.