Today's News

  • Bullitt arts group paint pretty picture

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Arts Council completed another underground type of masterpiece.

    BCAC members created two murals for display along the underpass of Highway 480 EX beneath the CSX railroad tracks.

    Mural coordinator Karla Gruber said the works depict local history connected to the specific area, with Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his raid displayed on the north side.

    The south wall features the old Shepherdsville train depot that stood nearby. Both murals also feature the surrounding landscape in the art.

  • PROFICIENCY: Bullitt makes big strides in testing

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The pieces are starting to come together.

  • Supreme Court rules conviction in shooting affirmed

    FRANKFORT -- The state Supreme Court has ruled that the conviction of a local woman in the shooting death of her husband in April 2008 was proper.


     A list of scheduled Bullitt County Schools events for the month of October 2013. For more information call 869-8000 or go to www.bullittschools.org.




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  • BCPS reaches proficiency

     Bullitt County has achieved a first-proficiency in the Unbridled Learning testing program.

    Local students improved tremendously with the overall district reaching the 73rd percentile, meaning it scored better than 73 percent of the districts in the state - a jump of 22 spots.

    See all the facts and figures and a full story in Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and on www.pioneernews.net.

  • Rain pulls out in time for youth football

     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 by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • Homecoming at East; North and BC on the road

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After the first weekend shut-out for the three Bullitt County football programs, they will all be back in action this Friday as they try to get back to winning ways.

    This is an important week for all three teams in that it will be the last tune-up for all three before they enter the three week district slate of games that will determine the success of their season – as well as the Bullitt Cup winner.

  • Quilt show at Paroquet Springs

     The Bluegrass Quilt Festival wins Blue Ribbon at the Kentucky State Fair for third year in a row for their opportunity quilt!

    Pam Heyna and Jo Ann Jeffries were both thrilled to see their version of Edyta Sitar’s “On Eagle’s Wings” quilt hanging proudly in the glass showcase this year at the Kentucky State Fair. 

    Both women, who are the board that makes up the Bluegrass Quilt Festival, (September 26-28, 2013) made the quilt as a fundraiser to support the show. 

  • Lowe's honors heroes for 9/11

     On 9/11, it gave new meaning to “home” land security.

    The Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Shepherdsville hosted a free cookout lunch for all Bullitt County police, fire and emergency crews.

    Store manager Kerry Self said Lowe’s employees wanted to recognize the local heroes for their everyday services.

    “Our employees are connected with this community,” said Self. “They decided to invite them in for lunch.”

  • North rallies late to beat Central

     HEBRON ESTATES – Down two games to one after dropping the third game 25-12 to arch-rival Bullitt Central, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles needed a big rally on Thursday.

    The green and gold got just that as first-year head coach Scott Whitlow’s team surged back to force a fifth game with a 25-19 win in game four and then rallied from an early hole to win the fifth game 15-9.