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Today's News

  • Fall post-season has a busy week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Despite coming off Fall Break, the post-season for volleyball, as well as boys’ and girls’ soccer, will kick-off with district play this week.

    (Three other brackets with Bullitt County teams playing were highlighted in last Wednesday’s edition).

    24th District Soccer

  • Dragons breath fire on Chargers’ upset hopes

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — If football games were won or loss based on time of possession, the Bullitt East Chargers would have been in the ball game Friday night against visiting South Oldham.

    But, that’s not the way the scoreboard reads.

    With four touchdowns over 40 yards, the Dragons remained perfect in district play with a 49-7 victory.

    “We played hard until the end,” Charger head coach Mark Sander said of his team.

  • Late rally comes up just short for Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – You can only live on the edge for so long.

    After two impressive late comebacks to beat arch-rivals North Bullitt and Bullitt East on the two previous Friday nights, the Bullitt Central Cougars could not make it three straight on Friday against visiting Oldham County. Despite scoring twice in the final 8:25, the Cougars came up short, losing to the Colonels 38-33.

    The loss dropped Bullitt Central to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in district play. Oldham County is now 6-1 and also 2-1 in district play with two games remaining.

  • McCrary earns multiple honors for string art

     Jamisen McCrary’s string art of a gear garnered him the following honors:

    * First Place at the Kentucky Senior Beta Club Convention.

    * Fifth Place at the National Beta Club Convention.

    * First Place Premium Blue Ribbon at the Kentucky State Fair for grades 7-9 in the Fiber Art 3D Sculpture category.

    Quite the accolades for the 15 year-old son of Jeff and Jennifer McCrary.

    “I felt pretty good,” Jamisen smiled. “It was like I had really achieved something with my own hands.”

  • Hance selected new principal at Maryville

     Ann Louise Hance was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek at Maryville Elementary School while serving as the Summer LEAP Coordinator.

    “It was wonderful getting to know the students, families, and staff during these months,” she said. “It quickly became apparent the role that community played at this school.”

    Hance is now a permanent part of the Maryville family as the new principal. She succeeds Ruth Esterle who became the new district Director of Pupil Personnel.

  • Miles opens real estate office in familiar place

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While many new businesses like to open offices in their old hometown, one local company owner opened in his old home.

    Don and Donna Miles are co-owners of Miles Real Estate, who have opened their new offices at 200 Old Ford Road.

    The old house where the company has opened in Don’s former home. His new office was his bedroom between the ages of 6 and 19.

  • Weather, football perfect on past Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.

    The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • Ft. Knox soldier pleads guilty to child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE – A Fort Knox, Kentucky soldier pleaded guilty today before United States District Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings, to five counts of production of child pornography by a parent, 10 counts of transportation of child pornography, and one count of possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Young local golfers learn at regional

     ELIZABETHTOWN – If nothing else, Bullitt County’s high school golfers learned one important lesson last week during the Boys’ Fifth Region Tournament at the Elizabethtown Country Club – patience.

  • Fall post-season heats up Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With volleyball moving up everything up a week this season, including the post-season, the start of play-offs for both soccer and volleyball will start a busy week of action on Monday.

    That means that there will be six post-season tournaments involving Bullitt County teams next week, with two being held within the county -- the girls’ 23rd District Soccer Tournament at North Bullitt and the Girls’ 23rd District Volleyball Tournament at Bullitt Central.