Today's News

  • Apartments may be built; roadwork to be required

          HILLVIEW - David McMullan has seen too many vehicles leave the road at a sharp curve on East Blue Lick Road.

         In fact, he keeps pictures on his cell phone of the various accidents.

         Now, a developer is looking to add nearly 200 apartment units just south of the curve.

         With promised road improvements, the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to rezone 8.5 acres from B-1 Highway Business to R-3 Residential.

  • Council OKs hiring of one officer in Shepherdsville

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's not perfect but it will be better.

         Shepherdsville city leaders approved the hiring of an additional police officer due to concerns over the lack of manpower on some shifts.

         While speaking to the Shepherdsville City Council, chief Doug Puckett knew he only had two officers on duty to cover the entire town. That is not a situation which makes him feel comfortable for either his officers or for the residents.

  • BEHS teacher killed in Monday morning crash

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Bullitt East High School teacher was killed in a car crash early Monday morning. 

    Brian Walters, 38, of Spencer County died shortly after the accident that occurred just before 7 a.m. on Dale Lane off Wilsonville Road in northern Spencer County.

    According to Shannon Brock of The Pioneer News' sister paper, The Spencer Magnet, Shelby County Deputy Coroner Jeff Ivers identified Walters and, from the information he collected, said Walters was on his way to work when the accident occurred.

  • Diabetes Walk for Fitness

     Several dozen walkers of all ages came out recently to participate in a walk around the Cedar Grove Business Park to raise awareness to the fight against diabetes.

    The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition sponsored the Tri-County Walking Challenge started at the Anytime Fitness facility in the shopping center.

  • Dollar General rezoning case withdrawn in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – What was supposed to be a public hearing regarding a controversial rezoning that would have made way for a Dollar General store turned out to be a regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council. 

  • THE CLASH: Redemption the name of the game Friday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the first time since 2009, both North Bullitt and Bullitt East will meet in The Clash with both squads coming off losses.

  • District football title is on the line for Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the first time in 33 years, the Bullitt Central Cougars can reign as district football champions on Friday if they can beat Shelby County in Shelbyville.

  • Final week of the regular season is at hand

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Once again this season, The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday’s edition this fall.

  • BBB Helps Consumers Fight Identity Theft with a FREE Shred Event

     Protect Your Identity Week (PYIW) is October 20 – 27, 2012! Better Business Bureau is helping area consumers fight Identity Theft with a special event!

  • THE BOOM IS BACK: Access found, Knob Creek event is back

     WEST POINT - Considering the area lost millions when a collapsed bridge forced the Knob Creek Gun Range to cancel its Spring Machine Gun Shoot, local officials and business leaders alike held out hope that a new bridge would be constructed in time for the fall shoot.