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Today's News

  • 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.

  • No matter who represents us, voice opinions

     While it appears certain that there is no certainty on who represents Bullitt County in the General Assembly, it is certain that  you must make your voices heard.

    The 2014 General Assembly is back in session this week.

    Redistricting occurred last summer. Bullitt County had some changes in its alignment both in the House and in the Senate.

  • Lady Eagles come up just short to Ballard

     ELIZABETHTOWN – It wasn’t a win and it snapped the team’s ten game winning streak by the North Bullitt Lady Eagles, but the green and gold put forth another solid effort on Friday in a 70-60 loss to Ballard in the second game of the Bluegrass Cellular New Years Classic at Central Hardin High School.

    The event, a one-day ‘showcase’ of games, sort of mistimed this game as it was played at 3 p.m. on a Friday afternoon. Ballard came into the game ranked fifth in the state while North Bullitt was riding that 10-game winning streak.

  • Bullitt East will now play Fern Creek Thursday

     SHEPERHDSVILLE - Cold weather over the first two days of this week was on everybody’s mind and that included local athletes as all the games scheduled for Monday and Tuesday were postponed.

    As of Tuesday afternoon, three of the games had been rescheduled.

    The biggest of those games was moved back just two days. Now, the 24th District showdown between Bullitt East and Fern Creek will be played on Thursday night in Mount Washington instead of the original Tuesday night.

  • Smoking ban to be discussed at Jan. 15 special meeting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Those wishing to learn the fate of the county's proposed smoking ban in government buildings owned or leased by Bullitt Fiscal Court will have to return a week later.

  • City may look to add position in future

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new Shepherdsville city position is a step closer to existence following a split city council vote.

    The council approved a new position of a public utilities manager to oversee activities by both the city public works department and wastewater treatment plant.

    Council member Jose Cubero made a motion to approve the position, with a job description and a salary range of $45,000 to $50,000 prepared as early as January for a new hire.

  • Wow! BE gets top seed for LIT

     MOUNT WASHINGTON Ð The Bullitt East Chargers got a completely unexpected surprise for their 12-1 start to the high school basketball season when they received the number one seed to next week's Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • Lady Eagles push win streak to 10 with tourney title

     HEBRON ESTATES Ð The best start in program history reached ten games between the holidays as the North Bullitt Lady Eagles brought home the championship trophy from the RaffertyÕs/Double Dog Classic Tournament at Edmonson County High School.

  • TOPS Tells How to Enjoy an Outdoor Winter Workout

     MILWAUKEE, WI – Winter is here, along with the temptation to curl up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa all season long. Chilly temperatures deter many from exercising outdoors, and while some prefer to head to the gym to keep up their fitness routine, seasonal activities can also offer great full-body workouts, says TOPS Club, Inc.® (Take Off Pounds Sensibly®), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization. Consider the following activities to break out of your routine and stave off winter weight gain.

  • East stays hot, wins Lloyd Memorial event

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The holiday basketball season was very, very good to the Bullitt East Chargers and the young team capped a strong run by winning the Lloyd Memorial Invitational between the two holidays.