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Today's News

  • UPDATE: Police find missing teen

      UPDATE (1/11): Lane Hall, the 16-year-old reported missing since Novmber 13, has been found.

    He was located by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office in Jefferson County.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office released a statement earlier this week asking for assistance in locating Hall.

    Check Monday' s edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for further information.

  • Budget to be key issue for General Assembly

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When legislators braved the cold to venture to Frankfort for the start of the 2014 General Assembly, there were plenty of burning questions that will await the representatives and senators.

    But none will be more burning than the main goal of the legislators - to approve a balanced biennium budget.

    State Rep. Russell Webber, who was elected as the legislator for District 49 but will be part of District 26 under the new redistricting plan, said he knows the budget will be the biggest challenge.

  • Eagles win one at LaRue Co. event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After starting the season 1-5, the North Bullitt Eagles found some reason for some holiday cheer as they won three games in two tournaments to head into the new year with a better feeling about themselves.

    The second of the two tournaments started last Thursday at the National Guard Holiday Classic at LaRue County High school. This has often been a stop for the Eagles for a holiday tournament.

    The Eagles once again played well, but the team is still having trouble finishing in tight situations.

  • BC girls win a morning game

     FRANKFORT – An early morning wake-up call was no problem for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars on Saturday as they traveled to Frankfort to play a single game in the Centira Metals/Staxx BBQ Shootout.

    Playing at 10 a.m. in the one day ‘showcase’ event at Franklin County High School, after leaving Shepherdsville at 7:30 a.m., the Lady Cougars found enough offense to turn back Garrard County 48-40. The opponent came into the game with a winning record.

  • School board members make key decisions

     It is already January and we are earnestly preparing for the next school year.

    Even in a “normal” school district, there a lot of things that must happen between January and August.

    I’m happy to say that BCPS is anything but a normal school district.

    We are fortunate to have a crop of educational leaders and teachers in this district who are never satisfied with the status quo.

  • 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.