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Today's News

  • Friday filled with woe for three area programs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Coming off a big win two nights earlier over Moore, the Bullitt Central Cougars came up short on Friday as they dropped a tight 51-44 decision to visiting DeSales.

    In a battle between two teams who each already have double-digit numbers in the win column, the Cougars could not generate enough offense to catch the Colts who outscored the home team in each of the first three quarters by narrow margins.

  • GOOD MIND + IMAGINATION = GREAT SCIENCE

     Students in Bullitt County recently put their scientific skills on display.

    The county science fair was on display at Bullitt East High School.

    The top three winners from each middle and high schools, as well as the BAMS students, participated.

    Volunteers from GEEK Squad City, the Louisville Science Center and GE served as judges.

    Look for more photos, including photos of the winners, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Ex-library aide will serve time for crime

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A former library aide at Bullitt East High School will have to serve six months in the county jail for his role in an improper relationship with a student.

    Chester Leon Faith, 46, entered a new guilty plea on Monday in Bullitt Circuit Court.

    Faith, who was terminated by the school district immediately after his arrest, was charged with a single count of sexual abuse.

    During an October plea agreement, Faith would have received probation on a three-year sentence.

  • Best of Paul Coyle: Groundhog Day

     This week The Pioneer News features a Coyle's Corner from 2011, in hopes that it helps Bullitt County in its ongoing struggle with this year's severe winter weather.

  • Prognosticators on the run as annual day of prediction nears

     Multiple snowstorms. Temperature below zero. Wind chill advisories. Day after day, week after week. And all during an election year.

    Local officials, many of which are slated to run for re-election, will not stand back and let that happen.

    By a 4-1 margin, Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed on an ordinance banning any future prognostication by formerly-official county groundhog Nichols Nick.

  • Eagles stay hot, race past Mustangs 65-56

     OKOLONA – The North Bullitt Eagles took a big step to securing the number one seed for the Boys’ 23rd District Basketball Tournament on Monday as the green and gold overcame a few rough spots to beat defending champion Moore 65-56.

    The win moved North Bullitt to 2-0 in district play with another key game on Thursday when the Eagles play host to Southern. Bullitt Central is 2-1 in the district while Moore is now 0-2 and Southern is 0-1.

  • Lady Chargers open action in LIT Wednesday night

     LOUISVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers will open play tonight in the Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall.

    Bullitt East has a two-game losing streak heading into this event, but has the number-four seed amongst the 12 Louisville area teams that are participating. Because of the high seed, Bullitt East did not play on Tuesday during the first four games of the event.

  • Dishon cases now in April

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- No jury panel was needed on Tuesday morning as three cases against Stanley Dishon were continued to a later time.

  • Pioneer Village officials not as enthused with extra 'doody' law

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While it appears additional regulations on signs may have a chance of passage, dog owners appear be on the verge of continuing any traits of irresponsibility.

  • Students walk those 50 extra miles to be fit as Eastside Middle School

     MOUNT WASHINGTON--Eastside Middle is taking extra strides to make sure their students stay healthy and fit.