Today's News

  • Woman reported missing for days given another court opportunity

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A 20-year-old girl who earlier this year led law enforcement agencies on a major manhunt when she came up missing could receive a final break from Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 12/08/10

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at Mt. Washington Mayor Joetta Calhoun and her opinion of the city's Sunday alcohol sales ordinance.

  • Tax settlement may solve one issue, create yet another

     It was a wonderful thing to hear that there could be a settlement between the city of Shepherdsville and the Southeast Bullitt Fire District.

  • The Pioneer News launches new Web site

           The Pioneer News would like to welcome you to the new and improved version of www.pioneernews.net.

        We offer many new features intended to offer readers more convenience and better access to the information that's important to you.

        We now have a Pioneer News eEdition, located on the right hand side of the homepage. The eEdition is a complete digital copy of our print newspaper from cover to cover.

  • Butler invades East on Tuesday

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Four of the top programs in the Sixth Region will collide on Tuesday in rematches from last season’s post-season thrillers when Butler invades Bullitt East.
        Just as was the case last year in Louisville, the two games will be switched from the normal rotation. The boys’ game will start at 6 p.m. with the girls’ game to follow at roughly 7:30 p.m.

  • Inside strength fuels East girls past PRP

        LOUISVILLE - The Bullitt East Lady Chargers went on the road Tuesday to open the 2010-2011 season and came away with a hard-earned 54-46 victory over an improved Pleasure Ridge Park squad.
        As will be the case for the Lady Chargers most of this season, they pounded the ball inside and got 28 combined points from post players Lindey Young and Meredith Polson. Both of the seniors finished with double-doubles as Young collected 18 points and 15 rebounds while Polson posted 10 points and 11 rebounds.

  • Cougars overcome poor shooting for win

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The shooting wasn’t what Bullitt Central head coach Joe Pat Lee expects from his team this season, but the overall effort was good enough on Tuesday to beat Evangel 77-61.
        The contest was the first of the season for both teams.
        Overall, the Cougars shot just 38 percent. The numbers inside the arc were not that disturbing as the maroon and gray hit 23 of 52 attempts for 44 percent. The trouble was from outside the arc as the team made just five of 21 tries or 23 percent.

  • Quick start (9-0) is more than enough as Lady Cougars roll

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Scoring the first nine points of the game, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars were off to the races on Tuesday in the opening game of the 2010-11 season.
        Coach Bryan Bates’ team never trailed in the game against Fifth Region rival Bethlehem as they rolled to a 75-40 victory.

  • Cattleman’s group receives $155,000 grant

        FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved $155,000 in Bullitt County Agricultural Development Funds for a County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP).
        The Bullitt County Cattlemen’s Association submitted a proposal to the Bullitt County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to provide cost-share incentives to area farmers.

  • Hillview officials get visual look at expansion boundaries of the city

        HILLVIEW - After listening to city attorney Mark Edison verbally read the legal description on its municipal boundaries for over an hour in October, Hillview councilmembers had the opportunity in November to see what the community actually looked like.
        Brad Armstrong and Tim Tinnell presented the electronic version of the city’s actual boundaries.
        In using existing mapping technology, Armstrong said they were able to customize it to meet the needs of Hillview.