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Today's News

  • Gambling we need a better answer

    As a standing member of the Bullitt County community I, as much as anyone else, want the best for this area and everyone in it.

    Bullitt County has problems just like any other area. Some problems are the same in other places. Some are unique to us.

    In past editorials I have suggested ideas for our local officials as far as ways to improve this glorious place.

    However, the officials may not have taken me very seriously. For example, the Highway 44 monorail system between Shepherdsville and Mount Washington remains to be planned.

  • WEEKEND FOOTBALL UPDATE: Chargers kick off season with a win

    Thanks to three second-quarter touchdowns, the Bullitt East Chargers kicked off the football season with a convincing 35-7 victory over Paul Dunbar of Lexington in the Joe Jaggers Classic at North Hardin High.

    Jonathan Bernard led the ground attack with 168 yards, including touchdown runs of 72 and 2 yards. See game details in Monday's edition of The Pioneer News, your only source for in-depth coverage of every game in the football season.

  • Young professionals encouraged to get involved

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce is looking to harness some new energy and it is going to come from the area’s young business professionals.

    The Chamber’s newest organization is the Bullitt County Young Professionals — a group that will focus on 21 to 40 year olds working within the county.

  • How old is really old in today's world?

        Lately I’ve been wondering just how old I really am.

        Maybe it’s because I almost broke a toe and have been moving around like an old man. Maybe it’s because I see old friends and to me they look really old.

        The general term of discussion here is determining what old is.

        There are many folks in the community that fall under the elderly category, but some that seem younger than I am.

  • Bullitt Cup soccer set for Friday and Saturday at NB

    HEBRON ESTATES - Boys’ soccer will get a little air-time this weekend when the Bullitt Cup is contested on Friday and Saturday at North Bullitt.

    This will be the second year for the event that matches all three Bullitt County teams in a round-robin event. A year ago, Bullitt East won the inaugural event on their home field.

  • Chargers to open season Saturday against Dunbar

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers will start the 2009 season on Saturday in unfamiliar surroundings and against an unknown opponent.

    Coach Doug Preston’s team will open the next two seasons playing in the Joe Jaggers Classic, an early-season ‘bowl’ game situation at North Hardin High School. The opponent this year will be Paul Laurence Dunbar, the state’s largest public high school.

    Bullitt East has never played at North Hardin and they have never squared off against Dunbar.

  • This Week in Sports...

    FOOTBALL:

    Saturday, August 22:

    **Bullitt East vs. Paul Dunbar in the Joe Jaggers Classic at North Hardin High School. The Chargers will play the first of two games starting at 6 p.m. Bardstown and North Hardin will then play at 8:30 p.m.

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    VOLLEYBALL:

    Monday, August 17:

    **Bullitt East at Spencer County. 5:30 p.m.

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    Tuesday, August 18:

  • BC, NB set final scrimmages

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - While Bullitt East will be opening the season on Saturday night against Paul Dunbar in the Joe Jaggers Classic at North Hardin High School, both North Bullitt and Bullitt Central will wrap up their scrimmages slates with games late this week.

    North Bullitt will swing into action on Thursday night of this week at home against Jeffersontown. That scrimmage is set to start at 7 p.m.

    Bullitt Central will be back on the road again this week as they will go to Shelby County for a scrimmage against the Rockets that is set to start at 7 p.m. on Friday.

  • REMINDER: BCPS early dismissal

    Bullitt County Public Schools will dismiss early on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

    All schools will dismiss two hours earlier than regularly scheduled.

    Call your school  for more information, or contact the Central Office at 869-8000.

  • Men should be wise in treating diabetes

    Almost 11 million men age 20 or older currently have diabetes in the United States. That’s more than 10 percent of the total male U.S. population. Men with diabetes and their families can face devastating complications from diabetes, especially since people with diabetes are at a high risk for heart attack and stroke. Diabetes can also lead to blindness, kidney disease, loss of a toe or foot, and erectile dysfunction. But there is good news.