Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week of February 4, 2018

     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.


    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.


  • Hot start fuels Fern Creek past Chargers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes, no matter what you do or how well you play, victory is just not in the cards.

    That was certainly the case for the Bullitt East Chargers as they took the court in a highly anticipated rematch with Fern Creek. It had been less than three weeks earlier that the two Sixth Region rivals had battled to the end before the Tigers claimed a 52-50 win in the quarter-finals of the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • BE girls best Fern Creek in first meeting

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Already knowing that there will be a second meeting, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers made the most of the first meeting on Tuesday as they beat visiting Fern Creek 58-47.

    With Mercy already the number one seed, Bullitt East and Fern Creek were battling for the second and third spots in the 24th District seeding process. No matter the outcome of the first meeting, the two will be playing in the second semi-final of the post-season tournament the week of Feb. 19 at Fern Creek.

  • Lady Eagles get back in the saddle with two wins

     HEBRON ESTATES — When Cassidy Bishop drilled a three-pointer in the corner to open the fourth quarter, the North Bullitt bench erupted.

    That was the kind of reaction Lady Eagle head coach David Marion was looking for.

    He wanted to see his team have fun on the court.

    After a stretch in January where there didn’t seem to be a lot of fun or energy, North Bullitt came out of that funk with a 74-25 victory over a very young Bullitt Central squad.

  • Eagles record second win of season over BC

    HEBRON ESTATES — Lance Johnson and his North Bullitt teammates came out on fire Tuesday night.

    And when things got a little tight down the stretch, Johnson made sure there would be no letdown.

    For the second time this season, the Eagles turned back the Bullitt Central Cougars. This time, it was the home fans who got to enjoy the 53-41 victory.

    Johnson scored eight points in the first quarter as North Bullitt ran out to an 19-5 lead as T.J. Toney hit a trey just before the buzzer.

    The lead was 27-17 at intermission.

  • Political forum Tuesday for special election

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — To the surprise of many, there will be an election on Tuesday, Feb. 20, for some voters in Bullitt County.

    For those registered voters in the 49th District of the state House of Representatives, each party will have a candidate on the ballot.

    The special election will be to fill the remaining 10 months of Dan Johnson’s term. He recently passed away.

    Keeping with tradition, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News will host a forum prior to the Feb. 20 election.

  • An Honor for George

     PIONEER VILLAGE - It was a long journey from Bullitt County to Okinawa, Japan for George Bradbury.

    It was an even longer journey for Bradbury to Washington DC, a journey that took a lifetime to experience.

    Bradbury, 92, recently participated in the Honor Flight Program, an organization dedicated to transporting veterans to the nation’s capitol, free of charge, to visit war memorials dedicated to them.

    Born in 1925 and raised in Belmont, Bradbury did his part to receive such honor, surviving some of World War II’s deadliest battles.

  • First facility for homeless will be limited use site

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County will have a new facility that can handle some of those who are homeless.

    However, neighbors were at first surprised to hear the news and then were quickly outraged.

    Bullitt County Housing First has purchased a home on West Shannon Lane off Highway 44 West in Shepherdsville.

    While chairperson Rob Beckett said the home will not be a shelter for anyone to walk in and stay, neighbors attending a recent meeting were still upset.

  • Center already turning things around

     Every city has its stereotypes. As a native Bullitt Countian, I’ve seen first hand how most of the cities have earned their reputation. However, Lebanon Junction continues to impress me.

    Set on changing the negative talk that surrounds the town, there is a group who won’t accept the bad and is determined to bring the city back to the glory it once held.

  • Grand jury indicts individuals on drug-related charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Individuals were recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on felony drug-related charges:

    *Joseph Wayne Probus -- charged with complicity to traffick in marijuana over five pounds.

    The indictment alleges that on May 15, 2017, Probus had more than five pounds of marijuana with the intent to sell.

    Probus, 42, of Louisville, faces a Class B felony, which is punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

    The Bullitt County Drug Task Force investigated.