Today's News

  • Greenwell’s humor, personality will be missed at Mount Washington post office

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Starting Oct. 10, the Mount Washington Post Office will be short one harmonica, one jar of peanut butter and a whole package of laughs.

    Tom Greenwell, YouTube star, Christmas elf, masked Amtrak worker, national racquetball competitor and backyard artist, is retiring after 26 years in the postal service.

  • US 31W work zone scheduled to move north October 2

     LOUISVILLE – The first section of asphalt pavement replacement on US 31W (Dixie Highway) is wrapping up this week.  Soon contract crews will move north to begin the next phase of work.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is overseeing a $14.5 million contract for pavement replacement on US 31W (Dixie Highway) in Jefferson County between Stonegate Manor Drive and Greenwood Road (mile points 6.6 to 11.7).

  • Sen. Paul to greet public Friday at Pioneer Village Becknell Hall

     PIONEER VILLAGE - The current Kentucky junior senator and a candidate for the U.S. President will be in Bullitt County on Friday.

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will be at Becknell Hall in Pioneer Village for a meet and greet.

    It will occur on Friday, Oct. 2, from 3-4 p.m.

    The public is invited to come out and meet Paul, as well as discuss any issues or concerns they might have about the government.

    Becknell Hall is located at 4500 Summitt Drive.

    Paul has visited Bullitt County on numerous occasions over the years.

  • Lebanon Junction Wall Street Park Festival

     A few clouds couldn’t keep away a big crowd for the Wall Street Park Fall Festival in Lebanon Junction.

    The highlight each year is the parade on Saturday.

    See more photos from Stephanie Jessie in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Hester says no to methadone clinic

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- Kenny Hester walked into a community center full of people who were not pleased about what they had been hearing.

    Thoughts of a methadone clinic in their back yard was not something they wanted to see.

    But, the long-time businessman was able to quickly ease most of their concerns.

    Kentuckiana Comprehensive Treatment Center was listed in planning commission records as the business which would locate in a 10,000-square-foot building.

  • Could you pay more for meals in Mount Wash. in the future?

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Could customers eating in Mount Washington restaurants soon be paying a little more for their meals?

    Mayor Barry Armstrong ended the last Mount Washington City Council meeting with something for the members to talk about: bringing a restaurant and hotel tax to the city.

    “We are expecting a growth in restaurants and there have been questions about hotels coming here,” Armstrong said.

  • District gets duty to take over Bullitt Utilities now

    HILLVIEW -- Officials with the Bullitt County Sanitation District have been bracing for the decision for months.

    With the March 2014 failure of the Hunters Hollow Treatment Plant, there had always been a feeling that the sanitation district would be looked up to bail out the situation.

    That bail out became official Wednesday afternoon.

    An order was signed in Franklin Circuit Court on Wednesday agreeing with the state Public Service Commission that the sanitation district would be allowed to be the receiver of the fallen Bullitt Utilities.

  • Agreements in place to allow for new city pavilion

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Agreements have finally been made between the city officials of Mount Washington and First Baptist Church of Mount Washington in the location of the town’s new pavilion.

    In a recent city council meeting, Mayor Barry Armstrong announced that plans for the pavilion to be built beside the parking lot of the church, near the fountain, have been finalized.

    The council has been meeting in executive sessions for 4-5 weeks to discuss bidding on the land.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 28


    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.

  • Five local churches unite for revival services Oct. 12-16

     Five local churches will join together during the week of Oct. 12-16 to bring revival services to the Shepherdsville area.

    The theme is A Call to Love. The need to spread the gospel is everywhere. The call to repent and return to the Lord is extended to everyone.

    Services will be held each night at 7 p.m., with soup, sandwiches and dessert at 6 p.m. nightly.

    The schedule will be:

    *Monday, Oct. 12 -- Eagle Heights Baptist Church, 2944 Highway 44 East, Bro. Deke Rigor will bring the message