Today's News

  • Memorial Day observances, altered schedules

     There will be Memorial Day observances at the Bullitt County Courthouse (9:30 a.m.) and Lebanon Junction Post Office (11 a.m.) on Monday.

    The Mount Washington Cemetery will hold its annual observance on Sunday, May 27, at 2 p.m.

    Due to the holiday on Monday, all governmental offices will be closed. The Shepherdsville city council will not meet that night and the Mount Washington City Council will move its meeting to Tuesday, May 29.

    ALL deadlines for the Wednesday, May 30, issue of The Pioneer News will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 25.

  • FFA lettuce feeds students

     Bullitt Central High School agriculture students are harvesting leaf lettuce grown in the greenhouse for serving in their school cafeteria.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 05/23/12

     This week Paul Coyle and the entire Pioneer News staff hopes everyone remembers and honors all American soldiers and veterans this Memorial Day.

  • Give thanks on Monday

     Maybe it is only fitting that just prior to Memorial Day, one of the county’s most visible fighters for the veterans passed away.

  • Incumbent Abell to fend off primary challenge

         SHEPHERDSVILLE - The current Bullitt County Circuit Clerk survived the first hurdle in his quest for another six-year term.

         Layne Abell got past Rani Davis in the Democratic primary Tuesday by a count of 1,832 to 1,294. He will now face Republican Paulita Keith in the fall general election.


     Unofficial results of the Bullitt County 2012 primary election held Tuesday, May 22.



    Barack Obama - 1,379

    Uncommitted - 1,532



    Mitt Romney - 1,152

    Ron Paul - 224

    Rick Santorum - 191

    Newt Gingrich - 118

    Uncommitted - 58



    David Floyd - 103

  • ROADWORK: Week of May 21

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of May 21:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 2553 (Old Preston Highway North):  The roadway will be closed between KY 61 and KY 1116 (mile point 0.0 and 0.3) to allow for pipe replacement.  This roadway is scheduled for closure on Saturday, May 19th from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

    Jefferson County:

  • Bullitt County High School Class of 2012

    The second graduation class of Bullitt County High School was held May 17 at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville. 

    Students from Bullitt Central, Bullitt East and North Bullitt High Schools earned diplomas.

  • Troutman repeats in discus; Okruch 2nd

     LOUISVILLE - Trevor Troutman's domination of the discus this spring came to its culmination on Friday as the Bullitt East senior won his second straight Class AA state discus title with a throw of 177-09.
     Troutman did not lose to another thrower in Kentucky this season and his winning throw on Friday was 15-feet further than anyone else, in any of the three classes, hurled the discus in the state this spring.

  • Hodge, Atkins lead strong day for NB

     LOUISVILLE - Getting third place finishes from seniors Cody Hodge and Andrew Atkins, the North Bullitt boys' track team recorded a top ten finish on Friday in the Class AA Kentucky State Track and Field Championships at the University of Louisville.
     North Bullitt finished with 22 points.
     "We had a really good day," North Bullitt head coach Mike Whitfill said. "I was thrilled."