Today's News

  • ROADWORK: Week of May 27

     No interstate lane closures will be in place over Memorial Day weekend

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Chargers shut out field to claim 24th crown

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It would take more than some rain and lightning to keep the Bullitt East Chargers from defending its 24th District baseball title on Wednesday.

         The thunder inside the Charger bats may not have been as loud and as long as head coach Jeff Bowles may have wanted. But the Chargers were good enough to turn back the Jeffersontown Chargers 5-0 to earn its first crown in the 24th District.

         Both teams will advance to the Sixth Region tournament, which opens play on Monday, May 27.

  • Eagles snap drought with win over BC

     OKOLONA – In a dogfight for the school’s first district baseball title in 10 years, veteran North Bullitt skipper Brian Wise went into his bag of surprises.

         While not particularly fond of the notion of a squeeze bunt with the bases loaded and a lefty at the plate, Wise felt he had to do something in the 1-1 game on Tuesday.

         And, after the play worked once, he decided to do it again.

  • 6th Region Baseball and Softball

     (05/30): The final Bullitt County team in the Kentucky Sixth Region Tournament is out, with the Bullitt East Lady Chargers losing 2-0 to Butler.

    Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full stories on games from the Sixth Region softball and baseball tournaments.


    (05/29): The Bullitt East Chargers ended their run in the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament with a 5-1 loss to Pleasure Ridge Park.

  • Pools to open this weekend

     The three public swimming pools will be open for business on Saturday, May 25.

  • A Walk for Hope

     The Walk for Hope, a fund-raiser for A New Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Shepherdsville, was recently held.

    The fund-raiser provided funds for the center which provides information and resources for young woman in the county.

    It was held at Shepherdsville Park.

    For more information on A New Hope click here.

  • Momma J honored

     Last Tuesday before the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars took on Presentation, the softball and baseball teams honored the wife of softball assistant coach Rob Johnson.

    Sherry Johnson passed away over the winter after a long battle with cancer.

    Momma J, as she was affectionately known, was a big supporter of the softball team.

    Daughter Amanda threw out the first pitch.

    The Bullitt Central players wore special jerseys for the game and many wore homemade arm bands.

  • Graduation is time to enjoy day, look to future

     The day is quickly approaching. For over 900 young adults, graduation ceremonies will be held on Saturday at Broadbent Arena.

  • Nearly 4,000 pounds of marijuana seized; Bullitt connection for defendants

      LOUISVILLE – Six defendants living in Jefferson, Shelby and Bullitt counties have been charged in United States District Court, as part of a drug trafficking operation, with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute 1000 kilograms or more of marijuana announced David J. Hale, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Beware of Memorial Day Scams Aimed at Military Personnel

     Memorial Day is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war. But sadly, it has also become a key opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans.

    As Memorial Day approaches, the Better Business Bureau urges consumers and donors to be aware of scammers that feed off the military.