Today's News

  • North’s Lee finishes among state’s best

     LOUISVILLE - It wasn’t the state title that she had dreamed about, but North Bullitt senior Caroline Lee closed out a stellar high school swimming career on Saturday at the Kentucky State Swimming and Diving Championships with a pair of top six finishes.

  • Smoking ban may face litigation

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Does the Bullitt County Board of Health have the authority to adopt legislation to impose a countywide smoking ban?

  • COYLE'S CORNER 03/01/11

     This week Paul Coyle simply looks at the county's hottest debate: The smoking ban.

  • Smoking issue will get down to rights....not what is healthy

     Will Bullitt County impose a regulation controlling smoking in any public business?

  • East avenges regular season loss to Iroquois

      LOUISVILLE - Leading for the final 15 minutes of the contest, the Bullitt East Chargers picked up a hard-earned 64-59 victory over Iroquois on Monday in the first round of the Boys’ Sixth Region Tournament at Bellarmine University.

  • 2011 Sixth Region Basketball Tournaments

     Schedules and results for the 2011 Sixth Region Basketball Tournaments. Continue to check The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for game coverage.

    BOYS' TOURNAMENT at Bellarmine University

    FIRST ROUND (Monday, Feb. 28)

    Butler 65, Fairdale 50

    Pleasure Ridge Park 77, Shawnee 54

    Western 64, Central 63

    BULLITT EAST 64, Iroquois 59

    SECOND ROUND (Friday, Mar. 4)

    Pleasure Ridge Park 60, Butler 48

    BULLITT EAST 73, Western 50

  • 2011 Salem Speedway Practice dates released

     SALEM, Ind. - The dates for Salem Speedway’s annual pre-season test & tune sessions have been released reports track management.

    The short-track test is set for Saturday, March 19th with the high banks practice scheduled for Saturday, April 2nd.

    The March 19th practice is only for divisions scheduled to compete on the Salem Speedway short-track during the 2011 season and the April 2nd date is exclusively for cars racing on the half-mile oval during the upcoming season.


     A list of holidays, festivals, designations and special events scheduled for the month of March.


    MARCH 2011



    Brain Injury Awareness

    Caffeine Awareness

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness

    Clean Up your IRS Act

    Colorectal Cancer Awareness


    Credit Education

    Employee Spirit

    Endometriosis Awareness

    Ethics Awareness

  • Woman charged in Hillview hostage situation

     HILLVIEW - A woman has been arrested and charged with holding another female hostage over the course of the past weekend.

  • Check with BBB before hiring home repair companies

     Severe weather can cause damage that prompts homeowners to seek repairs in a hurry. The Better Business Bureau advises consumers to take a deep breath and check contractors out before signing a contract.

    BBB recommends consumers ask contractors for local references and check with those customers to see whether they were satisfied with the work. If possible, inspect completed projects as well. If customers are pleased with the jobs, they’ll probably be proud to show off the results.

    The BBB has the following tips for hiring contractors: