Today's Features

  •   MOUNT WASHINGTON - After working most of his life and earning a decent wage, Jeffrey Nutgrass of Mount Washington found himself out of work in July. 

  •  HILLVIEW - The Hillview Police and Zoneton Fire Departments from the city of Hillview recently went to battle against each other on the basketball floor.

    The event was all in the name of charity as the proceeds will be used to fund the Operation Santa and the Crusade for Children.

    The game took place at the Hillview Community Center court.

  •  Major Tim Starke didn’t think he would get to attend the annual Overdale Elementary Veteran’s Day salute.

    However, his unit returned home recently and Starke was once again a major part of the school celebration.

    But on Friday, his son, Ben, a preschool student at Overdale, also played a role. Wife and mom, Heidi, is a teacher at the school.

    View more Veteran's Day photos and videos in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  •  Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts proclaimed Monday, Nov. 14, as World Diabetes Day in Bullitt County.

    She was joined by Jessica Craddock, who is the leader of the local efforts as part of the KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition.

    The entire month is observed as Diabetes Awareness Month and supporters are encouraged to wear blue each Friday in November.

    The next diabetes coalition meeting will be on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 1:30 p.m. at the health department. The meeting will include a holiday recipe exchange.

  • LEBANON JUNCTION – With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season fast approaching it’s easy to forget those living in extreme poverty throughout the developing world, but as Rev. Dondie Johnson pointed out; it’s the perfect time to show them you care.

    An associate pastor at Belmont Baptist Church, Johnson serves at Bullitt County relay coordinator for Operation Christmas Child, an international faith-based initiative aimed at giving hope to the world’s poorest children.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It doesn't sound like much to say that folks making an economic impact on Bullitt County include Archibald Andrews, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Reggie Mantle and Forsythe Pendleton Jones III.

    It might sound more familiar if the latter's name was switched to Jughead.

    The historical Archie Comics became part of the county's history when the company moved its American printing orders to Publishers Press in July 2010.

  • The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual awards dinner. Several members were honored during the event.

  • LOUISVILLE - Hundreds of flag-waving family, friends, and Americans packed the terminal at Louisville International Airport Oct. 23 to welcome home veterans returning from a trip to Washington, D.C.

    Twenty-nine veterans, ranging in age from 85 to 92, went on a one-day trip that was sponsored by Salt River Electric, Kentucky's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, and the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network. While in Washington, D.C. the veterans visited the World War II Memorial.

  • While many local children roamed the streets of Bullitt County on Halloween, others found plenty of fun at the Shepherdsville fire house, where more than 2,000 kids and their families gathered to trick-or-treat.


  •   A glimpse into some of the special events taking place at Bullitt County Public Schools.