Local News

  • ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 26

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Nov. 26:

    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.

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

  • Dump site cleanup proposal delayed

     NICHOLS - A dump site should be cleaned up and it won't cost anything to county government.

  • Moss selected to be county's 'teacher of nutrition' to all

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Office's newest employee plans to help area residents maintain nutrition and healthy diets.

    Long-time Bullitt County resident Marcia Moss was selected as the county's Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) assistant.

    Moss' primary job will consist of working with lower-income families to acquire more nutritious meals and making food stretch to meet budgets.

    "I'm a teacher of nutrition," she said.

  • LJ man indicted for sexual allegation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Lebanon Junction man is facing numerous felony and misdemeanor charges after being accused of sexually abusing a five-year-old girl. 

    Michael Fievet, 21, was recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on charges related to a series of events that allegedly occurred in Lebanon Junction between the fall of 2011 and May of 2012.

  • HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Holiday schedule reminder

     The Pioneer News staff wishes Bullitt Countians and their family and friends a happy, fun and safe Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

  • Giving Thanks: JOM helps Red Cross to help victims again

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt/Spencer County American Red Cross Disaster Services team members are on call every hour of every day to assist those in need during an emergency.

  • Four charged in series of MW burglaries

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Two young adults and a juvenile were recently arrested in connection with a string of burglaries that occurred in Mount Washington the last weekend of September. 

  • Book to be released on history of Mount Wash.

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Who remembers when the north end of Mount Washington near Old Bardstown Road was known as Frogtown or when city councilman Gayle Troutman was commonly referred to as “Lum Digger”?

  • Hunt for new magistrate complete

    With his wife holding the Bible, Robert Hunt was sworn into office Wednesday evening by Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress.

    Hunt won a special election on Nov. 6 to fill the remaining two-plus years on the term as Second District magistrate.

    Dan Kelty originally won the seat but resigned to pursue a career in law enforcement.

    Rick Clements was appointed earlier this year to fill the seat until the general election, which Hunt won.

    The Mount Washington resident will be in the seat Tuesday for his first Bullitt Fiscal Court meeting.

  • KSP vehicle enforcement begins concentrated watch on traffic laws

     The Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement will be kicking off a two week TACT Blitz throughout the Commonwealth.