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Today's News

  • Raising funds for scouts

    The 2014 Friends of Scouting dinner to generate funds for the Lincoln Heritage Council of the Boy Scouts of America was held recently at Paroquet Springs Conference Center.

    The featured speaker was Hall of Fame basketball coach Denny Crum. The retired University of Louisville coach told dozens of stories about his mentor, the late John Wooden.

    Jim Beam was the corporate sponsor of the event. Jerry Summers of Jim Beam was honored with a special Boy Scout award for his years of service to the organization.

  • Three candidates seek Republican bid as Second District magistrate

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Two Republicans want what Robert Hunt currently holds.

  • Students, Trane work to make MWMS efficient

    Who better to connect with an energy savings company than those who walk the school corridors daily?

    Mt. Washington Middle School Energy Team students Trevor Dawson, Kathleen Scott and Brooklynn Taylor met with Harshaw Trane Associates Mark Begle and Kyle Johnson. They spent over an hour inspecting lighting efficiency, heat transfer and windows, filters and fresh air, water conservation, outdoor lighting and light pollution as part of an energy audit.

  • Girls' winning records show power

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the second time in the past three seasons, all three Bullitt County girls’ basketball teams advanced out of district play and into the Sixth Region Tournament.

         Add to that the fact that all three teams posted winning records and it all adds-up to another strong season for the three Bullitt County girls’ programs.

  • Shepherdsville fire truck repair still issue between two parties

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - City officials continue to work toward proper reimbursement of funds involving a damaged firetruck.

    The Shepherdsville Fire Department's newest truck model, a 2007 Seagrave, was heavily damaged at the scene of a working accident on Interstate 65 in August 2013.

    SFD chief Layne Troutman reported heavy damages to the truck's real compartment, with the truck shipped back to the Seagrave headquarters in Wisconsin for repairs.

  • National Day of Prayer

    The National Day of Prayer was celebrated once again at the Shepherdsville City Park on Thursday.

    Pastors from various churches in the community gathered at the park to lead prayers for various topics.

    See more photos by Tom Barr in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Patchin challenges Knox for jailer in Democratic primary

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a rare Democratic primary, two individuals of the same party will battle for the nomination for the position of jailer.

    And the winner will face Republican Paul Watkins in the fall.

    One Democrat is a long-time figure in the Bullitt County Detention Center. And she has held the position of jailer for the past four years.

    The other is a long-time police officer in the city of Shepherdsville.

    Incumbent Martha Weaver Knox and challenger Dan Patchin will be on the May 20 ballot.

    Martha Knox

  • 8th Region tennis tourney starts today

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The first sport to hit the post-season mark will be boys' and girls' tennis.

  • New rules make figures confusing

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office has a budget for the 2014 calendar year of over $4.3 million.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: MAY 2014

     Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - May 2014:

    HOLIDAYS

    2

    OAKS DAY – NO SCHOOL – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

    3

    KENTUCKY DERBY – SATURDAY