• Young Farmers planting big plans for area

     HILLVIEW - Dozens gathered at Young and Robards Farm in northern Bullitt County for a day of special events for the Young Farmer's brand new fundraising effort. 

    The day began with an appreciation breakfast for politicians. Special guests included U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, State Rep. Linda Belcher, Bullitt Circuit Clerk Layne Abell and Bullitt Deputy Judge/Executive Lisa Craddock.

    Following the breakfast, guests took a tour of the 400-acre farm, which produces corn, wheat, soybean and cattle. 

  • Bluegrass 101 9th annual Bluegrass Festival

      The Ninth annual Bluegrass 101 Bluegrass Festival was held last Saturday at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    The host group, Bluegrass 101, was busy playing tunes early on Saturday afternoon.

    Mary and Eric Day from Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, attended the festival.

    More photos and video from the event by Stephen Thomas are available in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Families trace their roots at annual fair

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Genealogical Society recently hosted its third annual Family Fair at the Ridgway Memorial Library, where local residents had the chance to share their family histories and fellowship with other genealogy enthusiasts.

  • Residents sign up for historic study on cancer

     HILLVIEW - Nearly 70 local residents can now claim to be part of a historic study into what causes cancer.

  • ‘Hot’ day cools turnout for Tea party

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was more than 100 degrees outside, but that didn’t stop more than 100 people from gathering at Shepherdsville’s First Street Park for the Voices of Independence-Bullitt County Tea Party rally.

    The recently held event boasted a live band, vendors and political booths, with a variety of speakers, including 84WHAS radio personality Mandy Connell, who served as master of ceremonies.

  • Fund-raiser set for MW extreme park

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - On Sunday, the Prescott Lee Goodman Bikes With Wings Foundation will kick off its fundraising efforts with a day of special events at Club Fitness in Mount Washington. 

  • SOUNDS of MUSIC... Bluegrass, Christian festivals Saturday

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the final Saturday of August approaches, it is time for musical events to come to Bullitt County.

  • TEACHERS... Welcome to Bullitt County

     Each year, the Bullitt County Public School System hosts a day-long introduction to teachers who will be new to the district in the fall.

    A long line of guest speakers addressed the teachers on Monday at Overdale Elementary.

    Superintendent Keith Davis also had an opportunity to speak with the newest instructors.

    The new school year will begin for students on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

  • A most civil Civil War

     The Shepherdsville City Park became a battleground over the weekend during the Civil War re-enactment.

    A local group recreated the battle scene from September 1862 that involved the Salt River bridge.

    Look for more images in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Kindergarten Kickoff

     The Class of 2025 experienced their first official gathering at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre during the Kindergarten Kickoff hosted by the Bullitt County Family Resource Centers.