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Today's News

  • College students should make sure they are aware of meal plan costs

     FRANKFORT -- College students should take advantage of their meal plan.

    Many colleges require students to have a meal plan, especially if they live on campus. 

    Meal plans vary among colleges, but most will give students a certain number of dining hall meals per week. 

    Students may also be able to add flex dollars to use at the campus food court or other locations. 

  • Former special deputy sentenced for trafficking, money laundering

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the sentencing of a former Bullitt County, Kentucky, Special Sheriff’s Deputy, to 36 months in prison, followed by a five year  period of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine, by United States District Judge David J. Hale, for trafficking in marijuana and methamphetamine and concealing the financial proceeds (money laundering). Two co-defendants admitted to concealing the criminal activities from law enforcement during a 15 month period.

  • Road improvements set for eastern part of Cedar Grove

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for safety improvements on KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road) in Bullitt County. 

    The project extends from KY 1442 (Ridge Road) to the Bullitt/Nelson County line (mile markers 3.3 to 11.7). 

    Work includes shoulder enhancement, guardrail replacement and additional curve warning signs.  

  • Woman arrested for passing counterfeit bills

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Fourth platoon officers responded to Wal-Mart on Thursday, July 27, on a report of a suspect passing counterfeit currency.

    In addition, the suspect had shoplifted ink cartridges and then returned them to the service desk for a refund.

    Shepherdsville officer Burton arrested Kimberly Aubrey, 33, of Louisville, on charges of criminal possession of a forged instrument, theft by unlawful taking, tampering with physical evidence, burglary, criminal mischief and theft by deception.

  • It Happened in JULY

     We will be looking back 10, 30, 50, 70, and 90 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 2007, 1987, 1967, 1947, and 1927 in the month of July.

     

    2007 - 10 Years Ago

    Jailer Danny Fackler was honored by the Kentucky Jailers Association as its Jailer of the Year. He also volunteered to sit in the dunking booth at the St. Aloysius summer picnic.

  • I-65 maintenance work in Bullitt County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of maintenance work along Interstate 65 this week in Bullitt County. KYTC maintenance crews will be rail mowing to cut back tree limbs along the roadway.

    Crews will be working tonight on the exit ramp from I-65 South to KY 245 (Exit 112). The ramp will remain open but will be narrowed to accommodate equipment. This work is scheduled for Monday evening, July 31 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

  • Former Casey Co. teacher sentenced 5 years for sex conduct with minor

     BOWLING GREEN – A Russell County, Kentucky, resident and former Casey County, Kentucky, teacher was sentenced in United States District Court by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers on July 26, 2017, to 60 months in prison followed by a ten year period of supervised release and required to register as a sex offender announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. There is no parole in the federal prison system.

  • Jones excelled for BE batting in the number nine position

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – For Bullitt East senior baseball player Zach Jones, being one of four players from the Charger program to be heading to Spalding University in the fall was not any type of master plan.

    In fact, Jones says that if he was the only player making that transition that it would have been just fine also. He would have decided on the Golden Eagles as a solo signee.

  • Riordan ready to continue catching for Golden Eagles

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior Jared Riordan might not have the prototypical size for a catcher, but what he lacks in size he more than makes up for in desire as well as experience.

    That made it a no-brainer for the Spalding baseball coaches to take notice of Riordan right off the bat. The Golden Eagles were not looking for high school catchers to turn into position players. They wanted a full-time catcher and Riordan fit the bill.

  • BE’s Henn signs to play for Kentucky Wesleyan hoops Wesleyan to play basketball

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – As a freshman, Bullitt East basketball standout Kirstie Henn recalled sitting down with Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings and telling him then that she wanted to play college basketball.

    That dream came to reality this spring when the senior signed to play at the next level for NCAA Division II Kentucky Wesleyan located in Owensboro.