Today's News

  • Bank seeks to have suit dismissed over stolen county funds

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bank officials who have been sued by Bullitt Fiscal Court over the cyber theft of over $415,000 this summer have fired back in their response to the lawsuit.

    In fact, the bank’s response from attorney William T. Repasky points the finger directly back at county officials for the loss of the funds in late June.

    The bank is seeking dismissal of the county’s complaint in Bullitt Circuit Court.

  • Voters to return to paper in '10 election

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The world of how you vote in elections will come full circle next spring.

    When voters go to the polls in May, they will be using a thing of the past - paper ballots.

    The Bullitt County Board of Elections has voted to change its system of voting machines as it has also split three precincts due to the number of registered voters.

    Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney said the board has opted to go with the Hart Intercivic eScan system at its 48 precincts and the in-office absentee machine.

  • Unloaded gun reported on NB campus

    HEBRON ESTATES - For the second time in the past week a Bullitt County high school student was found with a gun on campus.

    North Bullitt principal Tracey Lamb informed parents and guardians via email that a student informed a teacher that another student was carrying a gun in a purse.

    The incident was reported near the end of the school day on Thursday.

    Lamp said law enforcement officials resolved the issue within five minutes. She said an unloaded gun was found in a purse.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results for September 11

    FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results for September 11



    Woodford County 28, NORTH BULLITT 14


    See Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full stories on each game.

  • The war up front could decide winner of The War

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A year after the rivalry was shocked back to life with a stunning 30-27 victory by the Cougars, Bullitt Central and Bullitt East will clash again on Friday in the 20th renewal of The War.

    After ten straight Bullitt East victories, the county battle was starting to take itself hostage. Now, with Bullitt Central’s win a year ago, there is a lot of ‘talk’ and ‘chatter’ about the rivalry again.

    In fact, if the weather holds on Friday, the crowd could be one of the largest to ever watch a sporting event in Bullitt County.


    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of September 6:


    Bullitt County:

  • Hagan retires after 40 years

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Wayne Hagan loves to go hunting.

    But his hunting time has often suffered due to his work schedule.

    However, after Friday, Aug. 7, Hagan has all the hunting time he needs.

    After 40 years of employment with the Kroger Co., Hagan joins his wife, Kay, in retirement.

    A party was thrown in Hagan’s honor on Friday at the Shepherdsville store, where he has been employed since the grocery opened seven years ago.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results for September 4

    FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results for September 4

    BULLITT CENTRAL 21, Southern 14

    DeSales 45, BULLITT EAST 30

    NORTH BULLITT 21, South Oldham 7

    See Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full stories on each game.


  • Escaped state inmate caught in Shepherdsville

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - An escapee from a private prison facility was recaptured without incident Thursday in Bullitt County.

    According to Capt. Ken Bernardi, public information officer for the Shepherdsville Police Department, officers received a tip on the possible location of Thomas Manning.

    Manning escaped from the Marion County Adjustment Center on Saturday, Aug. 22.

    Officers went to an address on Boardwalk Avenue in Shepherdsville. They took Manning, of Louisville, into custody.

  • Over the limit will lead to an arrest

    Kentucky Office of Highway Safety issues tough reminder to public: If you are over the limit you will be under arrest!

    Unfortunately drunk driving is nothing new in Kentucky, and nationally is still one of America’s deadliest crimes, killing more than 13,000 people each year.

    In Kentucky last year, there were approximately 6,000 alcohol-related crashes, resulting in over 2,200 injuries and 182 deaths.