Today's News

  • Coalition looks to find services for elderly citizens

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - They are from the greatest generation, they’ve taken care of the rest of us for many years, and now they need some assistance.
        A local group was established in hopes of helping to meet the needs of elderly Bullitt County residents.
        The Bullitt County Providers Coalition now meets each month to discuss elderly issues and situations, along with brainstorming ideas to provide necessary assistance.

  • UK will do study to look at county’s image

    SHEPHERDSVILLE—     Sometimes to make things better, you have to know where the problem lies.
        And that exactly what the University of Kentucky’s Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky plans to do.
        Through a series of visits, the initiative sends participants to the county to compose a full review of the county, highlighting areas of opportunities for tourism and economic development, as well as noting which areas need improvement.

  • Shepherdsville cancels again

      UPDATE (09/20): The Shepherdsville City Council will not host a special Wednesday meeting that was scheduled on Wednesday to replace the postponed special meeting that was originally scheduled for Monday.

    That special meeting was scheduled after the council failed to host a quorum on at its regularly-scheduled meeting on Sept. 13.

    The pupose of the meetings would be to discuss the vacancy of the mayor's seat. The council has 30 days from the time of officially accepting the resignation of former mayor Scott Ellis to fill the void.

  • Hearing set to oust SE members

       SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Fiscal Court members started the process of removing two board members from the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District last month.
        On Tuesday, fiscal court members will listen to the evidence on why Thomas Kelly should be removed as chairman and Kevin Moulton removed as a members.
        The hearing, which is open to the public, begins at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Bullitt Fiscal Courtroom in the courthouse.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 18, 2016


  • Hometown Heroes honored in annual fall festival

        Hometown Heroes will be celebrated at this year’s Wall Street Park Festival in Lebanon Junction.
        This year’s festival will be held Friday and Saturday Sept. 23-24.
        The grand marshals for the Saturday, Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m. parade will be veterans from Lebanon Junction who served in the military during the Vietnam War or before.

  • North Bullitt High School JROTC salute to 9-11

     The North Bullitt JROTC hosted its annual observance of 9-11.

    Invited to be a part of the observance was the Hebron choir, Hebron JROTC and other students.

    See more photos from the event here.

  • Final non-district tune-ups set for Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – This will be the final tune-up week for all three Bullitt County football teams before they enter district play next week.

    Bullitt East will be playing at home on Friday while both Bullitt Central and North Bullitt will be making road trips.

  • Youth football returns after two week lay-off

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

    The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • Monroe Co. physician charged for illegal prescriptions

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Monroe County, Kentucky physician pleaded guilty today, in U.S. District Court, before Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl, with prescribing pain medications outside the course of professional medical practice, during a more than six year period, to five patients announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.