http://www.pioneernews.net/todaysnews/rss.xml en Shepherdsville man fatally struck by train http://www.pioneernews.net/content/shepherdsville-man-fatally-struck-train <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/01_228.jpg" alt="Officials near the scene of a fatal accident on the CSX tracks in Shepherdsville Wednesday afternoon" title="Officials near the scene of a fatal accident on the CSX tracks in Shepherdsville Wednesday afternoon" align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man died after being struck by a train in Shepherdsville Wednesday afternoon.</p> <p> William Marshall McCubbins, 39, of Shepherdsville, was pronounced dead at the scene by Bullitt County coroner David Billings.</p> <p> According to Shepherdsville Police Sgt. Mike O&#39;Donnell, McCubbins was apparently walking northbound on the CSX tracks when he was struck from behind by a northbound train.</p> Organizers pleased with first attempt at combined events http://www.pioneernews.net/content/organizers-pleased-first-attempt-combined-events <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/we15kkkkkk.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first year for the Bullitt Blast/Shepherdsville City Fair seems to have gone off with a boom.</p> Interstate 65 to be reduced to one lane near LJ this week http://www.pioneernews.net/content/interstate-65-be-reduced-one-lane-near-lj-week <p> The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that a section of Interstate 65 in Bullitt County will be reduced to one lane during two nights next week.</p> Temporary closure of KY 2724 in Bullitt County http://www.pioneernews.net/content/temporary-closure-ky-2724-bullitt-county <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/image002.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="117" height="85" /><p> &nbsp; The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of the temporary closure of KY 2724 (Horsefly Hollow Road) in Bullitt County.</p> <p> This roadway will be closed to through traffic between Belmont Road and John Lee Road to allow for cross-drain repairs at mile point 1.0.</p> <p> Closure of KY 2724 is scheduled for Wednesday, July 16 from 6:00 p.m. until midnight.&nbsp; Local access will be allowed during this work.</p> Burglaries high on indictment list in Bullitt County http://www.pioneernews.net/content/burglaries-high-indictment-list-bullitt-county <p> &nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether it is the staggering economy or the need for money for drugs or simply the need to steal, the Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted a number of felony offenders for burglary charges.</p> <p> Ashley Hutton was charged with burglary in the first degree and theft by unlawful taking over $500.</p> <p> The indictment alleges that on Sept. 30, 2013, Hutton entered a home while in possession of a deadly weapon with the intent to commit a crime.</p> <p> While at the home, she allegedly took items worth over $500.</p> County wants funds back from city http://www.pioneernews.net/content/county-wants-funds-back-city <p> &nbsp;HILLVIEW - Bullitt County officials believe that they have sent too many payments to the city of Hillview to cover a long-standing interlocal agreement.<br /> The two bodies reached an agreement when Bullitt County imposed its insurance premium tax. Instead of taking a portion or all of the money collected from policyholders inside the municipal boundaries, Hillview would receive a check.<br /> Now, with the city of Hillview starting to take a portion of the tax, the question is how much was paid by the county which should be recovered.<br /> Sunday sales request to be altered before vote taken http://www.pioneernews.net/content/sunday-sales-request-be-altered-vote-taken <p> &nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the past couple of years, owners of Little Rick&rsquo;s bar and grill in Lebanon Junction have been lobbying for help.</p> SUMMER CAMPS AT SCHOOLS http://www.pioneernews.net/content/summer-camps-schools <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/bc_v-ball_camp_-_camp_pic.jpg" alt="Particpants of the 2014 Bullitt Central volleyball camp" title="Particpants of the 2014 Bullitt Central volleyball camp" align="left" hspace="6" width="200" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;A list of various summer camps available through Bullitt County Public Schools. For more information call 869-8000.&nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>##############</strong></p> <p> <strong>Leadership Academy:</strong>&nbsp; This camp is to work on student leadership skills in a variety of areas.</p> <p> Target Audience:&nbsp; GT Students in Current Grades 6-12</p> <p> Location:&nbsp; Shepherdsville Elementary</p> <p> Dates:&nbsp; July 28 &ndash; August 1, 2014</p> <p> Cost:&nbsp; &frac12; day = $50.00 / full day = $100.00</p>