Today's News

  • Late surge, penalties fuel Eagle victory

          OKOLONA - By looking at the final score, it appeared the North Bullitt Eagles had an easy time Friday evening against the Southern Trojans.

         However, there were some uncomfortable moments for the Eagles before putting away a penalty-prone host 36-13.

         North Bullitt claimed its second straight victory of the season and, while not overjoyed, head coach Brett Newton saw bits and pieces of his young squad coming together.

  • Pioneer Village enforcing safety rule dealing with fences around pools

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Mayor Gary Hatcher, the City Council and the police department are all serious about safety in Pioneer Village.

    Hatcher and police chief D.J. Reynolds were visiting residences to enforce the city's pool ordinance.

    The mayor and police are active in keeping everyone safe from accidental situations, especially children, in light of recent drowning reports in the area.

    The ordinance requires fences around all pools and locks on gates.

  • Shepherdsville man surrenders after four hour police situation

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local man was arrested four hours after a domestic violence call turned into a police standoff.

         According to Sgt. Michael O'Donnell, public information officer for the Shepherdsville Police Department, law enforcement officials were called to the home of Harry Marshall Bryant Jr. in the 1300 block of West Blue Lick Road in Shepherdsville.    

  • Grand jury indictments individuals on drug-related charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals have been indicted for felony drug-related charges over the past two sessions of the Bullitt Circuit Grand Jury:

  • Mt. Washington officials look to plan for the future

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Mount Washington officials may not have a crystal ball to foresee the future, but with proper planning they're hoping to set the city on a path of long-term prosperity. 

    During their last regular meeting, city council members heard from Kentucky League of Cities Community Development Advisor Bobbie Bryant about what her organization could do to help city officials plan for Mount Washington's future. 

  • Despite tough summer, Bart Padgett proves to be winner

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bart Padgett is your garden variety Kentucky State Fair blue ribbon winner. Literally.

    Padgett received five ribbons from this year's state fair competitions for entries grown in his Shepherdsville home garden.

    A Rineyville native, Padgett grew up on a farm, the son of farming parents Joe and Margo. He moved to Shepherdsville in 2006 when he married his wife, Katina, a Bullitt County native.


     A list of scores from Bullitt County high school football games in 2012. For previews and coverage of each game continue to check The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net.



    Grayson County 21, BULLITT CENTRAL 12

    Jeffersontown 17, BULLITT EAST 16

    John Hardin 56, NORTH BULLITT 14


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  • Residents sign up for historic study on cancer

     HILLVIEW - Nearly 70 local residents can now claim to be part of a historic study into what causes cancer.

  • ‘Hot’ day cools turnout for Tea party

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was more than 100 degrees outside, but that didn’t stop more than 100 people from gathering at Shepherdsville’s First Street Park for the Voices of Independence-Bullitt County Tea Party rally.

    The recently held event boasted a live band, vendors and political booths, with a variety of speakers, including 84WHAS radio personality Mandy Connell, who served as master of ceremonies.

  • Volunteer tutors help improve learning skills

     Bullitt County students have a secret weapon available to help them be successful with their studies. It's a group of volunteer tutors willing to donate their time and their skills to produce a measureable impact on grades. 

    Who are these supermen and women?  Computer geeks, retired teachers, retired military officers, parents, engineers, scientists, writers, grandparents, bankers, mail carriers and more - all are volunteer tutors for Community Partners for Learning in Bullitt County Public Schools.