.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • MWHS Class of 1964 holds reunion

     On Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, the 1964 graduates of Mount Washington High School celebrated their 50th-year class reunion by gathering in Louisville at the quaint Italian restaurant, Anselmo’s, for a night of renewing friendships, reminiscing, a lot of laughter, a wonderful meal and sharing friendships.

    The group graduated with a total of 40 in their class and have lost three to death. Twenty from the class were in attendance for the reunion, some with their spouses.

  • Mount Washington Fall Festival Oct. 17, 18

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Grab your ghouls and goblins and head down to the Mt. Washington Fall Festival Oct. 17 and 18.

    It will again be held in the First Baptist Church parking lot.

    Festivities will begin Friday night at 4 p.m. with a kid’s festival with carnival rides, inflatables, hayrides, school booths, the DARE car and Minnie Mouse, said Sue Tennill, one of the festival coordinators.

    At 6 p.m. Main Street will closed for festivities.

  • Dancing with the Stars... Bullitt County

     A sold out crowd came out to watch the Bullitt County Arts Council’s version of Dancing with the Stars.

    Funds raised went to help start a building fund and for scholarships.

    Steve and Donna’s dance studio coordinated the event.

    See a lot more photos in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Candidate forum set for this Thursday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On Thursday night, various candidates will take center stage at the new Bullitt Central High School cafeteria.

    County and state candidates will have an opportunity to speak during the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce Meet the Candidates Night.

    Light refreshments will be available, as well as a time to meet the candidates, starting at 5:30 p.m.

    At 6 p.m., the candidates will be given an opportunity to speak.

  • Colors will be alive for annual festival

    CLERMONT--As colder weather finally starts to set in, everyone knows Colorfest is coming to Bernheim Forest.

  • Residents overflow meeting; most concerned about future

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- They wanted answers but those presented by members of the state Division of Water probably didn't calm the rough emotional waters rolling over the banks of the Salt River.

  • Fourteen battle for six MW council seats

    Over the course of the next couple of years, Hockenbury would like to see the city bring new companies to its business park, bringing more jobs to the community.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 13, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Central office to be named in honor of Hatfield

     The Bullitt County Public Schools central office is being renamed the Frank R. Hatfield Administrative Center.

    The Bullitt County Board of Education voted unanimously at their August 25thmeeting. Board member Roger Hayes said only one school building has an individual name (Ora L. Roby Elementary School) and felt Mr. Hatfield deserved the distinction.

    “I can think of no other person that has impacted education at the local, state and national level like Mr. Hatfield,” Hayes said.

  • Shepherdsville looks at maintenance of property

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sometimes a law doesn't need sweeping changes, just a little tweaking.

    The Shepherdsville City Council are looking at tweaking a couple of city ordinances pertaining to sewer use and neighborhood maintenance.

    City attorney Joe Wantland presented a first reading of an ordinance concerning the maintenance of neighborhood, with the change focusing on the amount of grade cut on vacant or undeveloped lots.