Today's News

  • Colorfest at Bernheim ushers in fall season this Saturday, Sunday

     CLERMONT - When you reach a special anniversary number, you even have celebrities visit your event.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest will host its 20th ColorFest event on Oct. 15-16.

    Part of the festivities will include the official naming of the black bear that has been spotted within the forest this year.

    Bernheim has offered three choices to the public for voting - Bernie, Ranger or Wilson - and allowing everyone to vote on their website.

  • Bring your box to help raise funds for homeless

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Bullitt County’s homeless shelter on wheels is using cardboard boxes to bring attention to the homeless situation in the county.

    Room in the Inn works to help the homeless in the area have a hot meal and a safe place to sleep at night while getting back on their feet.

  • Domestic violence awareness month remembered

     “We Are the Remembers,The Ones Left Behind,” a quote I often use to remind me that domestic violence is real. It happens to one out of three women. It can happen to the rich or poor, highly educated or illiterate, Christian or non-Christian, and to the most loving of families. 

    The family of Karen Byerly Morgan can testify to this.

    The signs of a toxic relationship often missed by loved ones:

    He/She will:

    1. Check your texts

    2. Check your messages.

  • UPDATE: Workers want to return to better balance of work/life in contract dispute at Beam

     UPDATE (10/21, 2 p.m.) - The strike at the Jim Beam Brands plant in Clermont has officially ended.

    Workers have voted to return back to work as of Monday.

    Look for a full story on the situation in Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net.


    CLERMONT -- The good news was that for the first time in years, workers with the Jim Beam Brands plants in Clermont and Boston had the weekend off.

  • Logan County tax preparer guilty of false returns

     BOWLING GREEN – Two former tax preparers pleaded guilty in United States District Court this week, before United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to conspiring to defraud the United States through preparing false tax returns and aiding in the preparation of the false returns at a tax preparation office in Logan County, Kentucky, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Work on BLMS may be back on table

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Getting good news about its most recent round of test scores was great for the Bullitt Lick Middle School community.

    Now, it appears, the oldest school in the district to not receive renovations could again be in line for improvements.

    Earlier this summer, the Bullitt County Public School Board opted to not move ahead with selecting an architect to begin work on plans for major renovations.

  • UPDATE: Eastside’s Mills among three finalist for state teaching honor

      UPDATE (10/19, 11 a.m.) - Eastside Middle School's Sarah Mills was selected as the 2017 Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year.

    Mills was honored at the 2017 Valvoline Teacher Acheivement Awards ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda Wednesday morning.

    Continue to check www.pioneernews.net for further updates on Mills and the ceremony.


  • Learning history never ending

     Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once urged former presidential speechwriter James C. Humes to “study history, study history! In history lies all the secrets of statecraft!”

    Studying the history of government affairs, like Churchill urged, can help you better decide who to vote for in the presidential and local elections this November.

    Studying the history of your family can help you discover potential medical problems or where certain traits began.

  • BE’s Taylor ties for 19th at state

     BOWLING GREEN – Bullitt East senior Zach Taylor fired the best score ever for a Bullitt County golfer at the KHSAA Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac Boys’ State Golf Tournament on Friday, a 73, and he went on to finish at 152 to tie for 19th overall.

    Taylor is the first Bullitt East boys’ golfer to compete in three consecutive state tournaments.

  • Hillview Police help Active Heroes

        Over 80 participants ran, biked or walked in the Active Heroes 5K, which was sponsored by the Hillview Police Association. It was held to raise awareness and funds for the local agency that is dealing with veteran suicides.
        Active Heroes is working on decreasing the rate of suicides, which now averages 20 veterans a day.
        The top three male  finishers were Erik Bean, Troy Wooten and Blake Caudill.
        The top three female finishers were Roberta Meyer, Morgan Lentes and Renee Devine.