Today's News

  • East’s Poppell finishes 12th in elite field

      LEXINGTON – It wasn’t quite the final placing that she had envisioned, but Bullitt East senior Sierra Poppell was still smiling after finishing 12th on Saturday at the Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    This was the fourth straight run at the state championships for Poppell and she had her best time ever over the 5K course. However, Poppell’s time of 19:06.39 was only good for 12th. As a sophomore she had finished 11th and last year was in sixth place at the finish.

  • Temporary Emergency Department entrance this week at Hardin Memorial

     ELIZABETHTOWN – Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 15, access to the Hardin Memorial Hospital Emergency Department will be through the walk-up admitting entrance. During this five-day time period there will be no direct access from the HMH parking garage on the southern end of the hospital campus directly into the hospital.

    The closure comes as the canopy connected to the parking garage and the existing Emergency Department is being removed as part of the Emergency Department expansion construction project.

  • Saluting Our Veterans - LJ Parade

     The VFW Post in Lebanon Junction hosted a parade and ceremony on Saturday to salute the veterans.

    A large crowd came out to listen to guest speakers after a parade went through the downtown area.

    A luncheon followed the ceremony.

    See more photos by Stephen Thomas from the parade and ceremony in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • NOISES OFF at Bullitt Central

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central High School Drama Club turned up the volume in their production, with assistance from the Bullitt County Area Technology Center.

    “Noises Off” is a play written by Michael Frayn, presented over three night at the Bullitt Central auditorium.

    The story is a play-within-a-play experience, showing the cast of a fictional play performing the production during dress rehearsal, a sort of behind-the-scenes look into a play.

  • Shepherdsville Lions Club gets new members at just right time

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After 70 years of community service, the Shepherdsville Lions Club was set to close last June due to lack of members.

    “A lot of the traditional community organization clubs have struggled the past 20 or 30 years,” chapter president David Strange said. “Things have changed with both spouses working. There seems to be less time for those kinds of activities.”

    The Lebanon Junction branch closed a few years ago and it seemed like Shepherdsville was soon to follow.

  • Hillview considers adding second meeting each month

    HILLVIEW - Occasionally the Hillview City Council hosts public meetings that last a little too long.

    To ease the issue, the council is considering adding a second gathering each month to discuss city business.

    Mayor Jim Eadens said the idea came from the Kentucky League of Cities forum attended by himself, council member David Conn and city clerk Karen Gathof.

    Currently only Mount Washington and Shepherdsville host two monthly meetings.

  • Henderson Co. man sentenced for human trafficking

     OWENSBORO – A Henderson County, Kentucky, man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to ten years in prison after pleading guilty to human trafficking for recruiting two minors to engage in commercial sex acts, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • BBB Hot Topics: November 2015

     See the latest scams in BBB’s November 2015 Hot Topics


  • Governor announces auto supplier, jobs to Louisville

     FRANKFORT – Grupo Antolin, one of the largest global manufacturers of interior components for the automotive industry, will locate two facilities in Louisville, creating 200 jobs through a more than $13.7 million investment, Gov. Steve Beshear and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

  • Church employee charged with embezzlement worth $270,000

      BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the recent charge by Information of an Allen County, Kentucky woman with three counts of wire fraud for embezzling more than $270,000 from her former employer, the Scottsville Baptist Church.