Today's News

  • Cougars put out the fire, beat Wildcats

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Watching someone play with fire might be great at the circus or a county fair, but for Bullitt Central football fans, it wasn't something they were comfortable watching on Friday.

         Through the first half against homecoming foe Henry County, the Cougars could not get out of their own way. A number of poor snaps from center, both out of the regular offense and the kicking game, combined with some bad penalties, left the Cougars tied 7-7 at halftime.

  • Hibbs able to win state ribbons with woodwork

     HILLVIEW - Michael Hibbs took his canes and was able to win at the 2012 Kentucky State Fair.

    The Hillview resident earned a Best in Show and a blue ribbon in the Canes and Walking Sticks competition for his hand-carved work.

    Hibbs entered two canes in various competitions, the other piece receiving Honorable Mention in  the General Woodcarving division.

    The Best in Show piece featured an oak-based piece with various designs, primarily a twist but also featuring a basket weave. Hibbs also designed the burl wood handle.

  • A new Castle to come...

    Crews demolished the existing White Castle in Shepherdsville.

    A new White Castle restaurant is expected to open in early 2013. 

  • The Long Road Home: Bikers bring attention to issues facing returning war veterans

     CLERMONT - For many military veterans, the journey home means a longer than expected recovery more than it means returning.

    Many veterans bring home extra baggage in the forms of physical or mental disabilities due to a wide variety of stress-related reasons.

    Bullitt County was located along the road for a handful of veterans now raising awareness of such issues as part of The Long Road Home Project.

  • Farner among elite group of 2013 grads

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Last year an estimated 1.5 million students across the U.S. took the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test with hopes of becoming National Merit Scholars. 

    When Bullitt East High School senior Kelly Farner found out she was named a semifinalist in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program after earning one of the highest scores in the state she was overwhelmed.

  • Fouts resigns as EDA director

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bob Fouts has had a lot of successes over the past nine years as executive director of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority.

         And he has seen a few new misses over that time.

         But after Nov. 1, Fouts will no longer be in charge of bringing jobs to the county.

         Fouts, a former state employee, announced that he is not seeking to renew his contract Thursday during a meeting of the Bullitt County EDA.

  • Whitis takes top prizes in first state fair events

     FOX CHASE - Lois Whitis likes to try new things.

  • Sweet fund-raiser for Bullitt Co. CASA

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Folks from throughout the community recently gathered at MillaNova Winery in Mount Washington for a Summer’s Night Out benefitting Bullitt County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates. 

  • Youth football passes season’s halfway point

     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.

  • Lady Chargers keep the Cup

     CEDAR GROVE - The Bullitt Cup will continue to reside in Mount Washington as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers kept their stranglehold on the award for the top girls’ golf team in the county.