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Today's News

  • CYBORGs robotic team heads to competition this weekend

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Creative Young Builders of Robotic Gadgets are at it again -- building robots and creating plans to help save the earth.

    This weekend the CYBORGs will travel to Wright-Patterson Air Force Bace in Ohio to compete in the FIRST LEGO League United States Open Championship.

  • Developer says draft on subdivision regulations will hurt county's growth

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - As local planners continue to work on preparing its zoning regulations and subdivisions standards to meet federal storm water guidelines, some believe they are going too far.

    Richard Miles, owner of Dogwood Homes and president of the Louisville Homebuilders Association, talked with Bullitt Fiscal Court members recently about his concerns over the updates being worked on by the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    The work, which has stretched out over several years, has gotten closer to a conclusion.

  • HOLIDAYS: MAY 2009
  • COYLE'S CORNER

    This week staff artist Paul Coyle takes a look at rising gas prices.

  • High and Dry? Federal law may shut down county pools in 2009

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Virginia Graeme Baker had no connection to Bullitt County.

    However, the tragic death of the seven-year-old girl in 2002 could have a major affect upon those who like to swim at public pools in Bullitt County.

    Unless the four county pools are equipped with new anti-entrapment devices, it appears they will not open for the season.

    And besides the public swimmers, there are over 120 members of the Bullitt County Dolphins who may not be able to compete this summer.

  • UPDATE: Elizabethtown is next East foe

    Section 3 Semi-State Baseball Tournament

    At LaRue County High School

    GAME 1 (June 1): Elizabethtown 6, BULLITT EAST 1.

    Check Wednesdsay's paper and www.pioneernews.net for the full story.

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    Elizabethtown is next foe starting Monday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers will face a familiar foe this week in the Section 3 Semi-State Baseball Tournament at LaRue County High School.

  • Chargers on to state baseball tournament

    LOUISVILLE - With a mighty swing of Josh Whitmer's bat, the Bullitt East Chargers advanced to state baseball tournament on Thursday night.

    In the bottom of the ninth, Whitmer hit a walk-off home run in Jim Patterson Field on the University of Louisville campus for a 7-6 victory over Butler.

    This is the second trip to the state tournament for the Charger program. This time, the trip will be accompanied by the Sixth Region tournament trophy.

    See Monday's edition for the full story.

  • Knight at state tennis

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East sophomore Makaela Knight will open play in her first Kentucky State Tennis Tournament on Thursday at the University of Kentucky.

    At 9 a.m. that morning, Knight will take the court against Zunilda Lynch, a senior from Onieida Baptist Institute. Neither player is amongst the 16 seeded players in the 64-player field.

    A victory in the opening match would probably lead to a match against Anne Marie Lyon of Lexington Christian. She is one of the eight players seeded between 9th and 16th.

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  • Annual Hillview City Fair May 28-30

    HILLVIEW - So much fun can only be fit into a couple of days. That's why this year's annual Hillview City Fair will include three days of community fun May 28-30.

    The addition of a third day had a lot to do with the addition of new ride attractions courtesy of Geno's Rides.

    Hillview recreation director Terry Bohannon said the rides at the City Fair were the same ones used at Zoneton Fire Department's recent Crusade Carnival. A total of 12 rides for all age levels.

  • MW Shut out of stimulus funds for sewer plant

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — It was the news that no one wanted to hear.

    Mount Washington probably won’t be receiving any of the federal economic stimulus funding for its state-mandated $15 million sewage treatment plant project.

    That’s not good news for city sewer customers who are preparing to pay a 17.5 percent increase on bills for the rest of 2009 to subsidize Louisville water rate increases, system improvements and the new plant.