Today's News

  • Work continues to find solution to Big Valley sewer problems

     BROOKS - While there are no solutions in place, the wheels are turning to find a way to make the pumps begin to fully operate at the Big Valley sewage treatment center.

  • Elementary schools see added focus on student learning in fall

     There have been years of construction, new buildings and building additions.

    There have been years of district changes, new employees and new programs.

    There has also been success in the classrooms, increased test scores, and new programs that expand opportunities and bring new challenges and opportunities to students.

    In comparison to recent years, Bullitt County Public Schools will focus on the status quo in 2012-13 - where the district lacks in major changes, it increases emphasis on continuous improvement.

  • A most civil Civil War

     The Shepherdsville City Park became a battleground over the weekend during the Civil War re-enactment.

    A local group recreated the battle scene from September 1862 that involved the Salt River bridge.

    Look for more images in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

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  • Too much should not be read into vote on extension

     Depending upon your perspective, the recent action of the Bullitt County Public School Board could be good or bad.

  • Blue Lick 15s fall one game short of 2012 World Series

     HENDERSONVILLE - It was a ride not accomplished by a team from the Blue Lick Optimist League in its history.

  • Remarkable ride lands Blue Lick 14s in Final 4

     CONNERSVILLE, IND. - When the Ohio Valley Regional tournament for 14-year-old All-Stars started, Troy Hayes didn’t think too many people knew anything about his Blue Lick squad.

  • State Semi-Finalists

    The Mount Washington Under-10 Softball All-Stars recently reached the semi-finals of the Cal Ripken Kentucky State Tournament at Fern Creek.

    The team lost two games in early round play, then came back in the bracket play and reversed the tables on Fern Creek White.

    The MW team had only nine players.

    Team members included Shelby Knieriem, Andrea Watts, Lila Dangerfield, Kaylie Davis, Madison Back, Bella Goodlett, Morgan Harbolt, Danielle Love and Jadin Disney.

  • Firecracker co-champs

      The Mount Washington 6U All-Stars were recently crowned co-champions of the Fern Creek Cal Ripkin Firecracker tournament.

    The local stars stumbled out of the blocks going 1-1-1 in pool play.

    However, they beat Fern Creek Black and Germantown in the tournament.

    They were leading Fern Creek Orange 6-0 in the championship game before Mother Nature stopped play.

  • Champion Pirates

     The Mount Washington 5-6 year old Pirates won the regular season crown with a 10-0-2 record.

    Then, the team went on to win all three games in the post-season tournament.

    Team members include: Beau Cook, Carson Waddle, Gage Tokar, Trenton Wood, Kendall Henson, Luke Aubrey, Jenna Sherrard, Klaire Hourigan, Garrett Durbin, Evan Johnson, Tylan Haden and Chase Parsons. Coaches were Kevin Waddle, Troy Wood and Josh Tokar.