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  • Circle of Peace Gathering

     For many years, Bullitt County was home to an annual Pow Wow to raise awareness of Native American tribes and to educate the public on the cultures of the various tribes.

    With the disbandment of the Red Crow Indian Council, another organization stepped up last weekend to host its Pow Wow.

    The Ohio Valley Native American Warriors Society hosts the two-day Circle of Peace Gathering.

    Large crowds came out to see the customs of the Native Americans. There were vendors with authentic goods and there was food enjoyed by the Native Americans.

  • Knob Creek Road paving to begin

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that paving is scheduled to begin this week on KY 1526 (Knob Creek Road) in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews will be resurfacing a section of the roadway between KY 44 and KY 2672 (mile points 0.0 to 4.9).

    During paving operations, the roadway will be reduced to one lane and traffic will be flagged through the work zone.  Motorists should expect delays and allow extra time to reach their destination.

  • Louisville man faces child porn charges

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville man employed by the Archdiocese of Louisville as a high school teacher and assistant coach with the school’s athletics department was arrested today and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin, charged in a criminal complaint with violating child exploitation laws, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • What's your sign? Gotta fill out paperwork for Hebron Estates

                HEBRON ESTATES - A two-month period with no change was a sign to the Hebron Estates City Commission.

                Commissioners agreed to refuse a sign permit request by Bullitt Boyz due to the company failing to comply with proper paperwork.

                A city sign ordinance requires businesses to complete a permit request and pay for the signage.

  • Rineyville murder suspect in custody

      UPDATE (06/03): Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown has made an arrest in the May 31, 2015 Vine Grove murder of Jason Scott.

    Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force located Timothy G. Cruz (48) of Rineyville, Ky. at a Louisville Hotel at approximately 3:55 P.M. this afternoon and took him into custody without incident.

    Mr. Cruz was charged by KSP Post 4 Detectives with Murder and other outstanding warrants. He was subsequently lodged in the Hardin Co. Detention Center on a $500,000 bond.

  • Old Hwy. 61 closed near E. Hebron Ln.

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that Old KY 61 (Old Preston Highway) has been closed this morning near Robin Way in Bullitt County (mile point 18.75).  This section of roadway has been closed due to a culvert that is collapsing. The closure is located about a half-mile south of East Hebron Lane.

    Residents in this area will be able to use the recently realigned portion of KY 61 to detour this area.

  • Bernheim booming in June

    Clermont, KY – Did you know that daytime isn’t the only time to experience the beauty of Bernheim? June is full of night programs that will leave you stunned by the evening sky, including our first-ever overnight program, Summer Solstice Welcome at Earth Measure.

    Saturday, June 6 also marks National Trails Day here at Bernheim and with more than 40 miles of trails to choose from, there is a perfect hike for everyone.

  • UPDATE: Back to the State Tournament

     UPDATE (Wednesday, June 3): 

    The North Bullitt run came to an end in the second round of the state baseball tournament.

    The Eagles lost in the second round against Highlands by a score of 3-1.

    Read the full story in Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net.

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  • Track project hits hurdle; project sidelined for year

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The plans to resurface the Bullitt Central High track has finally hit a hurdle which would delay the project for at least a year.
        However, that delay may be beneficial to the track renovation plans at the other two high schools.
        Given authority to negotiate with the two bidders who submitted prices for the repairs and rubberized surfacing at Bullitt Central, Scott Kremer hoped to get a reduced price.

  • Two terminated at animal shelter

    CLERMONT -- The Bullitt County Animal Shelter is looking for a new director.
        But it is also looking for another employee, as well.
        After discussing a personnel matter for 75 minutes behind closed doors on Wednesday, Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously voted to terminate animal control officer Jimmy Miller.