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Today's News

  • BBB Hot Topics: January 2014

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s January 2014 Hot Topics!

  • Judicial Center closed Wednesday due to water leak

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Judicial Center will be closed Wednesday due to a sprinkler leak.

    All court events have been canceled due to the leak.

    The Bullitt County Courthouse and Nina Mooney Courthouse Annex remain open for business.

    Continue to check www.pioneernews.net for further updates.

  • DEEP FREEZE: Bullitt County tries to survive record winter temperatures

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There’s cold, and then there’s cold.

    In Bullitt County, it has been cold.

    A winter storm watch issued by the National Weather Service in Louisville over the weekend proved to be proper caution, as temperatures in the area dropped below zero early Monday morning.

    Bullitt County Public Schools were closed on Monday, and the decision was made early Sunday evening. Tuesday classes were also postponed by early Monday.

  • LIHEAP signups begin in Bullitt on January 13

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Inc. begins operating the “Crisis” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Jan. 13.

    The program is operated on a first come first serve basis and will continue until March 31 or until all of the agency’s Federal funds are exhausted. 

  • Best of Coyle: Winter Weather

     During a week of extreme cold temperatures, The Pioneer News looks back to a 2009 Coyle's Corner during an ice storm that was much worse.

  • No matter who represents us, voice opinions

     While it appears certain that there is no certainty on who represents Bullitt County in the General Assembly, it is certain that  you must make your voices heard.

    The 2014 General Assembly is back in session this week.

    Redistricting occurred last summer. Bullitt County had some changes in its alignment both in the House and in the Senate.

  • Lady Eagles come up just short to Ballard

     ELIZABETHTOWN – It wasn’t a win and it snapped the team’s ten game winning streak by the North Bullitt Lady Eagles, but the green and gold put forth another solid effort on Friday in a 70-60 loss to Ballard in the second game of the Bluegrass Cellular New Years Classic at Central Hardin High School.

    The event, a one-day ‘showcase’ of games, sort of mistimed this game as it was played at 3 p.m. on a Friday afternoon. Ballard came into the game ranked fifth in the state while North Bullitt was riding that 10-game winning streak.

  • Bullitt East will now play Fern Creek Thursday

     SHEPERHDSVILLE - Cold weather over the first two days of this week was on everybody’s mind and that included local athletes as all the games scheduled for Monday and Tuesday were postponed.

    As of Tuesday afternoon, three of the games had been rescheduled.

    The biggest of those games was moved back just two days. Now, the 24th District showdown between Bullitt East and Fern Creek will be played on Thursday night in Mount Washington instead of the original Tuesday night.

  • Smoking ban to be discussed at Jan. 15 special meeting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Those wishing to learn the fate of the county's proposed smoking ban in government buildings owned or leased by Bullitt Fiscal Court will have to return a week later.

  • City may look to add position in future

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new Shepherdsville city position is a step closer to existence following a split city council vote.

    The council approved a new position of a public utilities manager to oversee activities by both the city public works department and wastewater treatment plant.

    Council member Jose Cubero made a motion to approve the position, with a job description and a salary range of $45,000 to $50,000 prepared as early as January for a new hire.