Today's News

  • SE Bullitt ISO improvements could help on insurance costs

     CLERMONT -- With all the negative things surrounding the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department, there might be a silver lining.

    And that silver lining could provide a bit more green in the pockets of property owners in the fire tax district.

    Southeast Bullitt became the third fire department to see a reduction in the International Standards Organization (ISO) classification rating.

    By virtue of going from a Class 6 to a Class 4, property owners in the district could see a reduction in their insurance premiums.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 21

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.


    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.


  • It’s no mystery.... ticket deadline Monday for dinner theatre at BLMS

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In this “Whodunnit” we know that it was the Drama Class at Bullitt Lick Middle School.

    BLMS Drama presents Cafe Murder, a murder mystery dinner theatre event featuring a cast of 13 students.

    The show takes place Friday, Sept. 25, in the school cafeteria, including a buffet-style meal catered by Jenni Key and Jenni’s Kitchen.

    Drama teacher Meredith Patton said the show will be performed just like an adult mystery dinner theatre, with characters also serving tables in between acts.

  • The Who postpone 2015 North American Tour

     THE WHO confirmed that they are postponing all remaining dates on their “THE WHO HITS 50!” North American tour.

  • Clash of unbeatens as Spencer visits Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central will have an opportunity to find just where they stand heading into district play this Friday when they play host to undefeated Spencer County in a big matchup of neighbors.

    The two 4-0 teams have been drawing a lot of interest in the area this season for two different philosophies – Spencer County for running the ball and Bullitt Central for putting it in the air.

  • Youth football back in action after holiday break

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

  • Grandparent of the Year Essay

     Cole Jeffries, a fifth-grade student at Old Mill Elementary was honored for his essay by the Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association.

    Cole was joined on stage at a recent BCRTA meeting by his grandmother as he read his winning essay.

    The Grandparents of the Year Essay Contest is co-sponsored by the KRTA and the AARP.

    BCRTA president Carolyn Dennison presented Cole with his certificate.

  • Salute to the First Responders in Honor of 9-11

     Once again this year, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon to honor the first responders during a time to remember the events of 9-11.

    The North Bullitt JROTC presented the colors and Donna Burke sang the National Anthem.

    Bill Laird organized the event and each of the local agencies were presented a special flag of  honor.

    Capt. Mike Murdoch of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office was the guest speaker. He related his experiences of the affects of the terrorist attack, including insight from a family member.

  • Poppell continues early Fall success

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt East senior Sierra Poppell continued her strong start to the 2015 Cross-Country season with her third big run in as many races on Saturday at the Rumble Trough the Jungle Run at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen.

    Poppell finished fourth out of 140 runners in the main run, finishing in 19:42.02. The winner was Kaitlyn Lacy of regional rival Male in a time of 18:28.60.

  • Eagles’ big week ends 1-0-1

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The first part of last week was going to be big for the North Bullitt boys’ soccer team and that stretch the team handled well, getting past Bullitt Central 3-1 and then drawing to a 2-2 tie with Bullitt East.

    Unfortunately, after those two emotional games, the team came out flat on Saturday at the Meade County Invitational, dropping a pair of lopsided contests.

    Still, the biggest win came on Tuesday when the green and gold rolled into Shepherdsville and got the win over the Cougars in a spirited and competitive contest.