Today's News

  • Butler discusses recent House Bills

     The Capitol becomes a gathering place each day for thousands of Kentuckians who want to be heard. Teachers, veterans, farmers and students alike all come to share their hopes and dreams for a better Kentucky.

    For Kentuckians the problems are many, the solutions complicated and the financial resources scarce. Like you, I understand that government can’t solve every problem but we can and must do certain things.

  • Lady Eagle softball more experienced, but still young

     HEBRON ESTATES - After a season in which the program had no seniors, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles enter the 2012 season with what might seem like a relatively old team for veteran head coach Eric Lambert since he does have two seniors.

  • A View of Earth

     Shepherdsville and Nichols Elementary students took a real field trip, all the way to the center of the Earth.

    The students visited the entire planet without leaving the school gymnasiums thanks to presenter Michael Carrell and the Earth Dome.

  • BBB Tips on March Madness

     With area basketball teams making it to the NCAA Tournament, basketball fever is pushing up ticket prices in the secondary market. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns that publicity about the games is likely to breed scams as well.

    Major sporting events like the NCAA tournament almost always inspire scammers to capitalize on the scarcity of tickets and fans’ desire to snap up souvenirs or team jerseys.

  • Hornback recaps post-tornado week

     FRANKFORT – Last week, we returned to Frankfort with heavy hearts for the thousands of our fellow Kentuckians coping with the aftermath of the devastating tornadoes from March 2.

  • Greer discusses House budget approval

     After weeks of analysis and discussion the House voted to approve House Bill 265 which provides for a two year state budget. The measure adopts the governor’s budget proposal but with slight changes.

  • Bullitt residents indicted for Spencer County burglaries

     TAYLORSVILLE - The Spencer County Grand Jury recently handed down indictments on five individuals accused of involvement with local burglary and theft reports. 

  • Recent cases settled in Bullitt Circuit Court

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — The following cases have recently been resolved in Bullitt Circuit Court:

    *Christy L. Vittitow — entered a guilty plea on the charges of complicity to possession of a controlled substance and complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia.

    The most serious charge received a three-year sentence which would be diverted for five years.

    She would have to complete any court-ordered treatment and would agree that she would forfeit any seized items.

  • Don’t overlook previous experience at big dance

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The dream of every high school basketball player in Kentucky is to reach the Sweet Sixteen State Tournament.

  • UPDATE: Top-ranked Trinity is first up for Bullitt East

     UPDATE: The Trinity Shamrocks showed why they are ranked number one in the state, winning 52-32 over Bullitt East in the first round of the 2012 Kentucky Boys' Sweet Sixteen Tournament.

    The Shamrocks held Bullitt East junior and University of Kentucky commit Derek Willis to 8 points. Rusty Troutman led the CHargers by scoring 12.

    Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for a full story.