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Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 29, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • UPS golf carts may do delivering

      PIONEER VILLAGE --  When your holiday packages are delivered this year, there is a chance that the big brown truck will be replaced by a golf cart.

    The delivery giant has made it known that there is a possibility that neighborhoods in Bullitt County could receive packages delivered by people driving golf carts.

  • Debate over land usage continues

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As urban sprawl continues to wave into Bullitt County, growing pains remain constant for local officials.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board is no exception, constantly determining how to fit all of its students into all of its existing school spaces.

    Redistricting the students is a way to evenly distribute students, but always remains a controversial subject as many parents resist moving their children to a campus further away from home.

  • Connector between 2 schools dies again

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A disconnection by the Bullitt County Public School Board will leave the Bullitt Alternative Center and Riverview Opportunities Center physically disconnected.

    A proposal to add a connector area between the two school buildings, both located behind Bullitt Central High School, did not pass as a result of a 2-2 tie vote, with board chair Debby Atherton and board member Randall Coleman against and Dolores Ashby and Lorraine McLaughlin in favor.  (Board member Diane Thompson was absent.)

  • EVERYONE LOVES A PARADE

     It was a wonderful day for a parade in downtown Shepherdsville as the annual Bullitt Central Homecoming parade drew one of the largest crowds in recent history.

    Gayle Korfhage, a Bullitt Central grad and retired Bullitt County principal, was honored as the grand marshal.

    There were a lot of people lining Buckman Street to watch the units and lots of candy to be collected.

    And the Cougars topped off the festivities with a victory over Nelson County on Friday night.

  • LJ VFW Post 8293 to host turkey dinner fund-raiser

     LEBANON JUNCTION— Veterans are trading in candy for turkey this Veterans Day.

    Rather than host the annual parade, the Veterans of Foreign War Post #8293 chose to mix things up this year and host a fundraiser turkey dinner on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Lebanon Junction Community Center.

    “We had the parade in April [for Loyalty Day] and it’s just too much to do two in one year,” VFW Post #8293 Commander Jimmy Reynolds said.

  • CASA helpers

     Members of Radial distribution center in Cedar Grove brought dozens of backpacks filled with school supplies for the local CASA children.

    Radial supports many community agencies, including CASA, which provides help for children who are in the court system not because of their own doings but because of the actions of others.

    The school supplies will provide assistance to many youngsters under the guidance of CASA.

  • East’s loss to Oldham leaves a three-way tie

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A 35-17 loss by Bullitt East to Oldham County on Friday, threw Class 5-A, District 3 into a three-way tie for the second through fourth spots with a single game remaining in the regular season.

    Bullitt East could have wrapped up the number two seed and a home play-off game with a victory, but the Chargers allowed three touchdowns in the second quarter and could not recover against the visiting Colonels.

  • Cougar Homecoming Court

      As part of Friday’s game against Nelson County, the Bullitt Central student body selected seniors Payton Coogle and Tate Connor as the 2017 Football Homecoming Queen and King.

    Coogle is the daughter of Stacey and Robbie Coogle while Connor is the son of Sarah and Chip Connor.

  • Youth football closes out its regular season

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.

    The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.