Today's News


     The WHAS Crusade for Children presented a $15,000 check recently to the CASA of Bullitt County program. Local officials were joined by members of the Zoneton Fire Department during the check presentation. CASA provides volunteer adults who provide assistance for youngsters who are part of the court system not because of their actions. Zoneton was the top fire department in raising funds for the Crusade again this year. Whatever is raised in the county is returned to local agencies.

  • Quick start gets East first victory

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Scoring twice in the first quarter, the Bullitt East Chargers made that advantage hold up on Friday as they beat visiting Spencer County 13-7.

    The contest between the two winless squads this season moved to 13-7 with 5:50 remaining in the third quarter but then neither team could score over the final quarter and a half of play.

  • Eagles make all the right moves against J-town

     HEBRON ESTATES — It was an electric night of high school football on Friday at North Bullitt.

    Mother Nature provided the first wave with rain and lightning which would delay the start of the game against Jeffersontown by 45 minutes.

    But, when the play began, it would be the Eagles who put on an electrifying show en route to a 30-7 victory over the No. 10 ranked Class 6-A team.

    The victory improved North Bullitt to 2-1 on the year, matching the total number of wins from last season.

  • Cougars win big....and lose big....on Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.’

    Who knew that Charles Dickens was a Bullitt Central football fan?

    There really was no joy in Shepherdsville on Friday despite the fact that the Cougars hung an impressive 40-14 victory on Southern for the team’s third straight victory to open the season.

  • Keystone Crossroads to be realigned by mid-November

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A late change in the process will delay the completion of the realigned Keystone Crossroads.

    Bids are now being taken for the construction of the redesigned road which will allow three more commercial developments to be built in Shepherdsville.

    According to city engineer Arthur Jones, the original plan was to have the developer of the project have the road completed and be reimbursed by Shepherdsville.

  • City makes quick move to alter plan on fencing

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- An ordinance approved last month to require fencing to enclose dumpsters will quickly be changed after city officials began to get phone calls.

    Councilman Mike Hibbard got the unanimous support of his fellow town board members in recommending a revision of the recently-adopted ordinance.

    In that ordinance, anyone with a dumpster would be required to enclose it with a fence within six months.


     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central High School will have a major role to play in an upcoming movie.

    Catching Faith 2, a production of Mustard Seed Entertainment, has incorporated the school as part of its storyline.

    The sequel focuses on an inspirational theme, involving various individuals involved in a small-town high school football team.

  • All three at home Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After five of the first six games for the three local teams were played outside of Bullitt County, area fans can follow their favorite team at home this Friday.

    All three games are set to start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

    Southern at Bullitt Central

  • After three weeks, it’s break time for teams

     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.

  • Crossroads awarded continuation grant for Community Learning

     Crossroads Elementary School has received a major 21st Century Community Learning Center continuation grant from the Kentucky Department of Education.

    A total of $490,000 has been awarded for the center to continue providing services for the next five years.

    District Grant Writer Ashley Byrum explained the grant is a partnership between Crossroads, the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Office, and other partners such as the Bullitt County Library and Crossroads FRC.