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Local News

  • Attorney General warns of IRS phone scam

       Attorney General Jack Conway is warning Kentuckians to protect themselves from fraud and be vigilant of phone scams claiming to be associated with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  • Wood ready to face task of taking EMS to highest levels

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--As Eastside Middle School enters its 10th year of existence, trailblazer Bonita Franklin will hand over the “wings”  to new principal Troy Wood.

    Wood has been serving as the assistant principal at Bullitt East High School for the last three years, but he is ready for the new challenge.

    “I was looking to advance and move forward in my career,” said the Mount Washington resident. “Eastside is the best school in the county and one of the top in the state.”

  • 2014 Bullitt County Fair

     CLERMONT - The weather was hot but the rides were even hotter during the 2014 Bullitt County Fair.

    Photographers captured some of the visitors having a great time on the rides.

    Continue to check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for images of this year's fair, from pageants to rides, from animals to food.

  • Talks clog up in hopes of solving sewer plant problem

    HILLVIEW -- What appeared to be a possible solution to a sewage treatment problem in northern Bullitt County may have come apart at the seams.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 23, 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.

  • Smoking ban overturned by Supreme Court

     FRANKFORT - A legal case watched by many throughout the state has been decided by the Kentucky Supreme Court.

  • Injury can’t stop Whitener from securing crown at county fair

         CLERMONT – Playing through an injury is not normally something associated with beauty pageants.

    However, 15-year-old Joanna Whitener did just that on Monday night in being named Miss Bullitt County Fair on the first night of the annual summer event.

  • City recognizes 40th year of incorporation

    HILLVIEW - In 1974 a small community of friends in Bullitt County's north end incorporated into a small city.

    In 2014 the small city of Hillview has worked its way to becoming one of the county's largest municipalities. The Hillview CIty Council celebrated that growth with a special ceremony during the May business meeting.

    Mayor Jim Eadens addressed former city employees that attended the meeting, including former mayors Richard Terry and Rip Carter, former council members David Conn and Dale Russ, and former police officers Nancy and Donnie Dickson.

  • Board to seek final solution to on-going field trip saga

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Talk to Greg Schultz all day about things like test scores and academic strategies.

  • Over $171,000 generated by local fire departments for Crusade for Children

    LOUISVILLE-- More than $5.6 million was raised for the 61st annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

    The organization uses funds raised to assist special needs youngsters and programs throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana.

    Over $171,000 was raised by five of the local volunteer fire departments.

    The top collector was Zoneton Fire Department which generated $78,917.

    Mount Washington collected $40,566.36 for the Crusade while Shepherdsville added another $35,121.60 to the coffers.