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Today's News

  • Woman charged with exploitation

    HILLVIEW - A 21-year-old Hillview woman has been arrested and charged with taking money from an elderly man.

    Ironically, she was caught by local police agencies after she committed robbery of a Meijer's store on Preston Highway and assaulted a security guard.

    Jessica M. Powell is currently in Louisville Metro Corrections on charges related to the Monday night robbery.

    Det. Scotty McGaha said police were alerted to the robbery and Hillview police officers pursued Powell and two male adults. They were captured on Carter Avenue and Blue Lick Road.

  • Could radical group change course of holidays?

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County became the host of a newly founded radical holiday group eager to alter the status of all major holidays.

    A gathering of officials and figureheads at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre determined that the annual holiday calendar should change.

    The main figurehead for the event was Jack O’Lantern, Irish representative of the Scary Creatures and Really Evil Ancient Monsters (SCREAM) organization.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results for October 31

    FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results for October 31

    BULLITT CENTRAL 21, North Oldham 17

    Doss 20, NORTH BULLITT 7

    Manual 24, BULLITT EAST 23 (OT) 

    Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer Newsand www.pioneernews.net for a full story on each game.

  • McCarthy's 89-yard fumble return is a BE miracle

    HODGENVILLE - The Bullitt East Chargers were out of bullets on Friday in their district game with LaRue County as the clock ticked below two minutes and the red and gold trailing 19-14.

    Heck, the Chargers didn’t even have a gun since starting quarterback Matt Bowles had left the game early in the first half with a shoulder injury.

  • Rumors done; Kroger to be in Mt. Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — After almost two years of planning, negotiations and rumors, the news is finally official: The Kroger Company is planning to locate a grocery store and fuel station in Mount Washington.

    The Kroger is planned as part of a larger retail development known as the Mount Washington Commons located off Highway 31 E near the intersection of Eastbrooke Parkway and High Point Court, according to a public notice of intent submitted by Nicklies Development of Louisville.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK - Week of October 26

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of October 26:

    Jefferson County:

  • Tough draw leads to early exit for Lady Chargers

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A 17-12 advantage in the first game was not enough for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers in the first-round of the Eighth Region Volleyball Tournament on Monday on their home court.

    North Oldham rallied from that deficit to win the first game 25-21 and then rolled to a 25-19 victory in the second game to advance to Wednesday’s semi-finals at Bullitt East.

  • Play-off brackets should be done, but aren't for BE and NB

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a perfect world, the play-off pairings should have already been set for the 2008 season.

    Of course, we don’t live in a perfect world. Not even a perfect sports world.

    Sometimes the real world creeps into the sports world. That is certainly the case when it comes to the 2008 football season - on two fronts.

  • One and done for local boys' soccer teams in the 9th district

    BARDSTOWN – What had been one of the best seasons in the program’s history came to an early end last week as the Bullitt East boys’ soccer team was knocked out of the Ninth District Soccer Tournament by Nelson County 3-2 in the semi-finals.

    Bullitt East had beaten Nelson County 4-2 during the regular season. Coach Mike Brangers’ team had beaten Nelson County in the district semi-finals each of the past two seasons and they were looking forward to another showdown with state-power Bethlehem in the championship game.

  • Tickets still available for annual Arts Council gala

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There are some new and mysterious twists planned for the fourth-annual Bullitt County Arts Council Gala this Saturday.

    The event will this year feature a "you solve it" murder mystery dinner. The mini murder mystery parody entitled, "The Art of Murder" was written by local playwright and arts council member Bill Breuer.

    "(The arts council) wanted a little something extra," Breuer said of the event.