Today's News

  • County's stimulus wish list $49M

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - If President Obama gets his economic stimulus package through Congress, Bullitt County officials want to make sure they have projects in line for funding.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts, along with members of Bullitt Fiscal Court and the eight mayors, has sent a wish list of projects both for road repairs, as well as water and sewer projects.

    If the state received enough funds to meet all the county’s wishes, there would over $49 million in projects, which would generate 1,249 jobs.

  • Key threesome scores for Lady Eagles in big victory

    HEBRON ESTATES - Who needs practice?

    Apparently not the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

    In an unusual move, head coach Bill Robinette did not have his team practice for the three days prior to the team taking the court Monday night in the first round of the Girls' 24th District Tournament. The team had played a game on Thursday and then stayed out of the gym.

    This time it worked. North Bullitt put together perhaps its best game of the season, particularly on offense, as they blasted Southern 57-26.

  • East programs end regular season against strong foes

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The final week of the regular season meant four games against top-flight competition for the teams from Bullitt East.

    For coach Troy Barr’s Chargers, it was a pair of regularly scheduled games that presented tough hurdles that it is hoped will prepare the team for this week’s 24th District Tournament at North Bullitt as well as the rest of the post-season road.

  • Dulcimers part of Bernheim's 80th birthday festivities

    CLERMONT – Happy 80th Birthday, Bernheim Forest!

    1929 was a historic year.  It was the year Isaac W. Bernheim established Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.     

    Bernheim will be celebrating all year long and we hope you will join us.  We have new and exciting initiatives and events planned for you in this 80th anniversary year, and we want you to be an integral part of all we do.

  • Bullitt Central splits games with Valley in regular season finale

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a perfect way to end the regular season for one Bullitt Central team but it was another night of frustration for another.

    Bullitt Central entertained the Valley Vikings to close out the regular season and to celebrate Homecoming.

    Bryan Bates’ Lady Cougars jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in an 80-21 victory.

    “It’s a feel good game,” Bates said of his 19-7 squad, which will go into the district tournament as the second seed. “It’s a good game to end the regular season on.”


    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events: February 2009


    ACCESS Testing Window



    Cedar Grove Elementary Read To Succeed Week




    Cedar Grove Elementary Safe Environment Committee Meeting, 4pm

    North Bullitt Grad Parent Meeting @ 6:30pm

    Old Mill Elementary PTO Fundraiser at Hometown Pizza in Mt. Washington, 5-8pm



    DIRECTORS MEETING at Central Office, 8:15am

  • District basketball action Monday at North Bullitt

    HEBRON ESTATES - The five schools in the 24th District will converge on North Bullitt starting on Monday for the Boys’ and Girls’ basketball tournaments.

    This will be the fourth year for this alignment and the first time that the tournaments have been held at North Bullitt.

    The school did make some slight adjustments to the format this year. The event will once again start on Monday night with the two games involving the fourth- and fifth-seeded teams playing each other.

  • Lady Cougars stay hot in regular season's final week; Boys, NB teams finish up

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars appear to be peaking at just the right time as they recorded two more victories last week, pushing their winning streak to four games as they have won nine of their past 11 contests.

    On Tuesday, the maroon and gray had no trouble dispatching Waggener, winning 67-39. It was expected to be a tougher game on Wednesday, but the Lady Cougars pulled away in the second half to beat visiting Doss 67-51.

  • 24th DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Chargers win district

    HEBRON ESTATES -- The Bullitt East Lady Chargers won the 24th District Baskettball Tournament Friday with a 58-41 win over Fairdale at North Bullitt.

    Bullitt East (22-8) advances to next week's 6th Region Tournament.

    See Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full stories on both the girls' and boy's tournament games.


    HEBRON ESTATES – The top seeds advanced to the 24th District Boys' finals.

  • Matheny helps library with Scout project

    Luke Matheny of Boy Scout Troop 687 selected Ridgway Memorial Library for his Eagle Scout Project.

    The project involved construction of an outdoor patio and sidewalk behind the library.

    The area will serve as an outdoor sitting area. The project involved excavating out the area, pouring concrete for a 14 x 20 foot patio and a 20 foot long sidewalk and creating a new landscaped area with plantings and lava rock.

    Three benches were also refurbished as a part of the work performed.

    The project was performed in three sessions in September and October of 2008