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Today's News

  • Coulter pleased with direction being taken at Bullitt Central

    Christy Coulter started this school year as the new Bullitt Central High School principal.

    But she is not new to Bullitt Central. As she says, she is “home grown”, graduating from BC in 1983, and teaching there for fourteen years.

    Coulter recently spoke to the Shepherdsville Lions Club about how it is going so far with her as principal.

    And it seems to be going very well. Students and teachers alike report a new excitement in the air.

  • Schools OK this year if funds do get cut by state

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public Schools superintendent Keith Davis would be satisfied if the local districts were receiving the full funding they are entitled to by the state of Kentucky.

    That is not happening. And there is some belief that school districts will be asked to accept a 4 percent funding cut on top of that.

    However, the latest discussions in Frankfort seem to reveal that the school systems won’t be facing such drastic cuts.

  • Holy Cross blitzes NB on Monday

    HEBRON ESTATES - The first day back at school after the Christmas break didn’t end well for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles as they were rocked at home by Holy Cross 60-37.

    This one was over before it really began as the Lady Cougars jumped on top 16-1 in the first quarter and never looked back. North Bullitt didn’t get its first basket of the game until senior Ashley Goeing scored 45 seconds into the second quarter.

  • Driver injured in Thursday accident

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Louisville man was airlifted to a hospital on Thursday evening.

    The Kentucky State Police responded to a one-vehicle accident around 7 p.m. on Thursday on Kings Church Road near Mount Washington.

    According to the KSP, William Thomas, 43, of Louisville, was northbound on Kings Church Road when he ran off the right side of the road and then overcorrected.

    When he re-entered the roadway, he overcorrected and left the pavement on the left side and the vehicle overturned, ejecting Thomas through the passenger side window.

  • One arrested on Sunday blaze; arson charged

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A man has been charged with intentionally setting his home on fire on Sunday afternoon.

    According to Det. Buddy Stump of the Mount Washington Police Department, Larry W. Sepulvado, 27, is charged with one count of arson and 18 counts of wanton endangerment.

    Stump said the police were called out about 5:11 p.m. on Sunday to assist the Mount Washington Fire Department at 565 Heritage Way.

    While rare that police are called out, Stump said there was something firefighters felt was suspicious at Sepulvado's home.

    No one was injured.

  • Outback 5th/6th Region showcase Saturday at BE

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt County girls did it two weeks ago and this Saturday it will be the boys turn to showcase local basketball as all three of the area programs will converge on Bullitt East for the Outback Steakhouse 5th/6th Challenge.

    The first-year event is the brain child of Bullitt East head coach Troy Barr to highlight local basketball.

    Fans can see all three of the local teams for one admission price against three teams from the Fifth Region. Actually, this year, the three opponents are from Hardin County.

     

  • Santa, I've been real good this year

    Matthew Smothers was one of dozens of youngsters who visited a local school during the holiday season to talk with Santa.

    Smothers, 8, stopped by Nichols Elementary recently to give Santa his list of eishes for Christmas morning.

    More holiday photos will be available in the photo galleries on the front page of www.pioneernews.net, along with more photos in stories in both the news and features sections.

  • Adult ed, school system earn OASIS

    Two Bullitt County Public School staff members have been honored with Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services (OASIS) awards for district publicity.

    Adult and Community Education Secretary Valinda Reed received Second Place in the category of External Publications - Full Color for the Fall 2007 Bullitt County Community catalogue.

  • NB-BC play round two, but not exactly in the spotlight

    HODGENVILLE - Any port in a storm.

    That is the way that both North Bullitt and Bullitt Central looked at Tuesday's meeting in the seventh-place game of the National Guard Holiday Classic at LaRue County High School.

    Each of the local teams is struggling mightily this season and the outcomes from the first two days of the eight-team tournament had not improved their outlook. Each team had just one win this season coming into the contest.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of January 11

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of January 11:

    Jefferson County: