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Today's News

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of June 21

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of June 21:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 1494 (Beech Grove Road): Roadway is closed at the bridge over Long Lick Creek (mile point 5.5) for bridge replacement. Motorists should detour the area via KY 61.

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    Jefferson County:

  • Bullitt HAMS to participate in national amateur radio event

        PIONEER VILLAGE - Your area’s “hams” will join with thousands of Amateur Radio operators who will be showing off their emergency capabilities June 26-27.

        Over the past year, the news has been full of reports of ham radio operators providing critical communications during unexpected emergencies in towns across America including the California wildfires, winter storms, tornadoes and other events worldwide.

  • All’s Fair in Love and War at the Hillview Fair

    Police chief Aaron Yates and members of the Hillview City Council helped to raise funds for Operation Santa during the 2010 Hillview City Fair.

    They took pies in the face for a donation to Operation Santa.

    Besides Yates, the participants included Tim Boggs, Kim Whitlock and Harry Cooper.

    Look for more photos in the galleries of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Topless Terror Night/Mod Squad Bash at Bluegrass Speedway June 26

        BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will present a double of sorts this Saturday evening June 26 at the ½ mile, high-banked Nelson County clay oval as it will be the 7th Annual Topless Terror Night for 44 Auto Mart Super Late Models and the 10th Annual Mod Squad Bash for the American Modified Series presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner.          

     

  • Regional web portal has information, jobs

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County Judge Executive Melanie Roberts issued a proclamation today in recognition of Kix.com Week - a region-wide community awareness initiative taking place June 20 - June 26 during which community leaders are encouraging area residents to learn more about the new regional web portal.

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  • Indictment issued for stolen funds

        HILLVIEW - A former employee has been indicted for taking over $10,000 from the Tumbleweed restaurant in northern Bullitt County.

        Jolina M. Morrison was recently indicted by the Bullitt County grand jury and charged with theft by unlawful taking over $10,000.

        This is a Class C felony punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

        The alleged incident happened between April 2008 and Dec. 2, 2009.

        Scott Barrow of the Hillview Police Department investigated the case.

  • Teachers voice displeasure at education cuts

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Educators across Kentucky were taking their concerns over funding cuts literally to the streets on Monday.

        And members of the Bullitt County Education Association were right there with them.

        While educators weren’t able to travel to Frankfort to be part of a larger Kentucky Education Association rally, local teachers did hold signs outside Bullitt Central High School and show their concerns about proposed cuts.

  • Seven Counties greenhouse honors long-time president

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Seven Counties Services employees feel they are planting seeds in helping their clients’ lives blossom.

    One of the organization’s therapeutic programs involves a greenhouse where clients assist in the growing process.

    The Howard F. Brocco Therapeutic Greenhouse was officially dedicated to the Seven Counties’ president and CEO, who has provided his services since the organization’s inception in 1978.

  • Sewer users get news on higher rates next billing

        PIONEER VILLAGE - An upcoming change in sewer rates left many Pioneer Village residents with questions and concerns.

        Bullitt County Sanitation District, the organization responsible for the changes, hoped to answer questions and calm concerns during a public forum.

        Jerry Kennedy, district manager, addressed the new wastewater situation facing the city.

        BC Sanitation purchased the city’s current wastewater treatment plant from owner Jim Walser at a cost of $400,000.