Today's News

  • State begins campaign to show dangers of second hand smoke

     FRANKFORT - Secondhand cigarette smoke is unsafe and is linked to numerous forms of illness and disease, including asthma, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), heart disease and lung cancer.

  • Show kicks off new year in building way

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Are you building or remodeling a home and need some ideas? Maybe you’re a home improvement buff who likes to keep up with the hottest home and garden trends.

  • Zoning suit by church dismissed

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - To the agreement of everyone in the courtroom, a lawsuit filed against the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission and Bullitt Fiscal Court has been dismissed.

  • Charge dismissed against man driving truck at scene of derailment

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Cincinnati-based truck driver will no longer face criminal charges for a train derailment which occurred in Bullitt County last summer.

  • Tax talk delayed until mid-January

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After learning a little more about the size of the Bullitt County Sanitation District, fiscal court members seemed to back off any mention of a tax being leveled by the special district.

  • Fire Departments deliver a little Christmas

     Often times, when one thinks of a fire department, it is viewed in a bad light because something bad has happened.

  • New Year holiday openings and closings

    Court and government facilities closed Monday, Jan. 2

    Postal system closed Monday, Jan. 2

    The Pioneer News Shepherdsville office open, Jan. 2, however, the Mount Washington office will be closed  

    Bullitt County Public Schools open Monday, Jan. 2

    The Lebanon Junction City Council will meet Monday, Jan. 2

  • Applications now taken for LiHEAP Home Energy assistance

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Inc. will begin operating the "Crisis" portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on January 4th, 2012. 

    The program is operated on a first come first serve basis until Federal funds are exhausted.  LIHEAP assists households that are in a home heating crisis. 

    The deepening of cold winter weather combined with rising utility costs leaves many households unable to fully meet heating bills or purchase sufficient bulk fuel to keep their families safe and warm.

  • BC girls rebound for 2-1 finish in Hardee's Classic

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The opening game for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars in the Hardee's Classic at Warren East High School ended in frustration, but the maroon and gray bounced back very well the rest of the week to finish fifth with a 2-1 record.
        After falling to Leslie County 49-46 in the first-round game on Wednesday, coach Bryan Bates' team came back a day later and blitzed Crittenden County 73-41. That led into the fifth-place game on Friday where the Bullitt Central rolled past the host school 60-42.

  • BE girls get needed court time

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The final record wasn't exactly what head coach Chris Stallings was looking for, but the Bullitt East Lady Chargers got a lot of much-needed court time last week playing in the Vision First/Bullitt East Classic.
        Against a strong field, Bullitt East posted a 1-3 record and finished sixth in the field after losing to Bell County on the final day.
        The good news for Stallings was that the team played its best game at the end.