Today's News

  • Hunters Hollow looking to keep city clean, well drained

                HUNTERS HOLLOW - Members of the Hunters Hollow City Commission are determined to keep the city as clean and safe as possible.

                At the commission's September meeting, ongoing concerns in regards to recent area ditchwork, along with what the council feels is a potential pollution hazard, were addressed.

  • ColorFest: Bernheim hosts annual fall fun for all this weekend

    CLERMONT – The leaves are beginning to change and that can mean only one thing—fall is here.

    This weekend Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest will celebrate the season with an annual event that has become synonymous with the spectacle of nature’s changing colors.

    The 16th annual ColorFest will return to Bernheim this Saturday and Sunday and everyone’s invited.

    The festivities will take place Saturday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon until five.

  • Resident works to find money for others

                CEDAR GROVE - If you had money coming to you and didn't know it, how would even begin to find it?

                That's a question Cedar Grove resident Ruby Smith hopes to help you answer.

  • Accident victim must wait until power cut off to community

                MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Mount Washington woman walked away from an overturned vehicle unharmed Thursday after her car crashed into a utility pole.

                Mount Washington police and fire units, the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department and Bullitt County EMS responded to the scene on Meadowview Drive near Old Bardstown Road at 1:15 p.m.

  • MW hikes tax rates a little in '12

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – Mount Washington residents will pay a little more in motor vehicle taxes to the city when they receive their 2012 tax bills and they may also see their property tax rate increase.

                During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, held Monday, Sept. 26, the council heard first reading on two ordinances setting the city’s real and personal property tax rate and motor vehicle tax rate.

  • Transfers allowed at two schools

                HILLVIEW - Of the third-grade students at Overdale Elementary, 92.31 percent scored proficient in reading last spring during assessment tests.

                However, having a school that is excelling in all areas is no guarantee that it will achieve the ever-growing targets set in the federal No Child Left Behind act.

  • THE WAR: Renewed rivalry now has district meaning

      MOUNT WASHINGTON - If it is possible, the annual renewal of The War has even more meaning this season when Bullitt Central travels to Bullitt East for the 23rd meeting between the two rivals.

  • Youth season down to the final week of action

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Once again this season, The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday’s edition.

  • Geek Squad helps get computer system for history museum

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s hard to do research when the computers available could be considered historic themselves.

  • Bullitt County officials look to bridge the gap

     The immediate dangers and concerns involving the Sherman Minton Bridge's closing in Louisville have resulted in long-term gridlock for the metropolitan area.

    Bullitt County officials looked to turn the ordeal into a positive boost for the local economy, hoping more Louisville residents and businesses will begin to head south.

    In a prepared statement, Bullitt Fiscal Court made a public announcement that no county bridges were closed due to safety concerns.