There were excited faces, sleepy faces, nervous faces and smiley faces, all of them ready to begin the first day of school in Bullitt County.

    BCPS began on Wednesday, Aug. 7, the official opening of the 2013-14 semester.

    Continue to check www.pioneernews.net for photos from each school during opening week.

  • First year full of adjustments for partnership between JCTC, BAMS program

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Education, like life, is full of changes. And the key to success is learning how to adjust.

  • Elementary schools prepare for students

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the beginning of the school year just days away, there is plenty of activity in all the buildings.

    From getting classrooms ready for students on Aug. 7 to stocking the lunchrooms, it is crunch time.

    A look at some of the highlights for the elementary schools as they prepare to greet students next Wednesday.



    The Brooks staff will see many changes this year as principal Cheri Lineweaver works toward replacing the vacancies.

  • Middle, high schools getting ready for full year of learning

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There will be plenty of changes happening at the middle and high schools in Bullitt County.

  • James W. Hardaway Scholarship

     Elizabeth Clardy, daughter of Jesse and Shannon Clardy, is the recipient of the James W. Hardaway Memorial Scholarship Fund.

    Hester Belle Hardaway, widow of James, left funds at The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County for a scholarship fund.

    Each year, a high school graduate in Bullitt County whose parent has an active checking account at the bank is selected for the scholarship.

    Bill Hardy, chairman of The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County, presented the check to Clardy.

  • Making Bullitt County Work Ready

     A committee of individuals in the community are working on a project to help Bullitt County apply for certification in the very prestigious state Work Ready program.

    The group, chaired by county judge Melanie Roberts and school superintendent Keith Davis, is working on the application process which assesses many aspects of the community.

    Certification in the program could give the county a major step forward in recruiting jobs and residents in the future.

  • Hebron Middle School Archery Team competes at World Tournament

     Participating in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) competition was quite a thrill for Hebron Middle School students and coaches.

    With a team score of 3,078, they were only 12 points away from early registration…for the World Tournament in St. Louis, MO.

  • Free, reduced lunch forms available online

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - To make the mound of back to school paperwork a little smaller for parents, Bullitt County Public Schools Food Services has moved the free and reduced meal benefits application online this year. 


     The Bullitt County Public Schools Calendar of Events for the month of August 2013. For more information call your school or the BCPS Central Office, 869-8000, or visit www.bullittschools.org/wp/.




  • Grant to fund research by Bullitt East graduate

     Ethan Morris says his interest in history comes from the trips he and his dad would take to visit history museums and battlegrounds as a kid. 

    Morris, whose parents are Danny and Rebecca Morris, said a battlefield in Shiloh, Tenn., which had been left the way it was originally, gave him the opportunity to see the story of the battlefield.  

    “History was a human story to me,” he said. “You study how humans act and react.”