Today's News

  • Salem Speedway short track grand opening June 27; Results for June 19



        SALEM, Ind. - The much anticipated grand opening of the new Salem Speedway infield short-track is set for this Sunday afternoon.  The history making event features the International Outlaw Figure 8 Series (IOFS), Lucas Oil Super Stocks, Dave & Deb’s Winner’s Circle Street Stocks, Pure Stocks and Front Wheel Drive Stocks.


  • Visits from afar come to see farming in Bullitt Co.

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County farmers left their green thumbprints on an international educational opportunity.

        The Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Service played host to a group of European representatives traveling throughout the United States as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) sponsored by the US State Department.

        Five individuals from various European countries stopped in Bullitt while also visiting New York City, Philadelphia, New Orleans and San Diego.

  • Kentucky side of All-Star series needs more fans

        LOUISVILLE - The product on the court was impressive this summer in the annual two game basketball All-Star series between Kentucky and Indiana.

        Unfortunately, not a lot of people in Kentucky, and mainly the Louisville area, seemed to care. In a series that once packed crowds into Freedom Hall, the 2010 game on the south side of the Ohio River had no problem getting the crowd into 3,200-seat Knights’ Hall at Bellarmine University.

  • Hatton is Dandy in 9th Annual NASRA June Jam at Bluegrass Speedway

        BARDSTOWN - The National All Star Racing Association made its first official appearance of 2010 at Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday evening and Aaron Hatton would drive away $3,000 richer after picking up the victory in the 9th Annual June Jam event and it would also be Hatton’s first-ever Bluegrass Speedway feature win.  Other feature event winners for the evening included Shane Lafollette of Hodgenville, KY in UMP Street Stocks and Jason Wheatley of Loretto, KY in UMP Modifieds.


  • American Red Cross in Bullitt County Is Looking For Heroes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - America’s spirit shines when everyday people do extraordinary things. This is the spirit that shines in the work of the American Red Cross.

        Every day, the Red Cross and its volunteers work to save lives or rebuild lives that have been shattered by disaster - down the street, across the country and around the world.

  • LJ looks at R-1 zoning restrictions

        LEBANON JUNCTION - For decades, most of Lebanon Junction has been zoned R-1 residential, but that may soon change.

        During the council‘s May meeting, members voted unanimously to form a committee to discuss rezoning.

        Councilman Dion Collins made the motion, explaining that the current R-1 Residential zoning placed rigid limitations on the sizes of structures that could be built, adding that several individuals had complained that they couldn’t build or remodel the way they wanted under the R1 zoning.

  • Guthrie gets plenty of views from constituents in Bullitt

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Grett Guthrie stopped in Bullitt County to hear what his constituents had to say and he got an ear full.

    The town hall-style meeting at the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington Christian Life Center was the Congressman’s third stop on a four city tour of the 2nd Congressional District.


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


    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.


    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.