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Today's News

  • Short and physical is the forecast for Friday

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Friday night’s 29th renewal of The War could be the shortest on record as both Bullitt Central and Bullitt East have found more success this season keeping the ball on the ground than throwing it around the field.

    Frankly, a short game would make both Bullitt Central head coach Matt Kuehn and Bullitt East head coach Mark Sander plenty happy. Both coaches think defense first and much of the offense is based on what the defense can do.

  • Halfway through youth football season...already

     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.

  • BE Marching Band wins grand championship

     The Bullitt East Marching Band was named Grand Champion at the 14th Annual Eagle Classic at Eastern High School on September 16th.

    The band competed against 13 other bands in preliminary competition, including 5 other bands in their class, and placed first overall as well as receiving Best Color Guard and Best Percussion in Class AAAAA.

    Advancing to the finals competition, the Marching Chargers competed against nine other bands and placed first overall receiving the Grand Champion award, winning Best Overall Visual and Best Color Guard.

  • District Governor addresses Mount Washington Lions

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- New Lions District Governor David Moose was a visiting guest speaker at the Mount Washington Lions Club on Sept. 18.

    He was accompanied by his wife (and past Lions District Governor, herself) Judy Moose.

    Moose pointed out that there are now 1.4 million Lions Club members in 200 countries. 

    He pointed out that “Lionism” is global, but its heart is local. Lions Club International makes change around the world and right here in Bullitt County.

  • Roadway maintenance work in Bullitt County September 28-29

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of maintenance work this week on three roadways in Bullitt County. Contract crews will be milling and paving some small sections of deteriorated pavement on KY 1020 (Coral Ridge Road), KY 1526 (Brooks Hill Road) and KY 1604 (Deatsville Road).

  • Brimm brings experience to bid for sheriff’s

     ZONETON -- When you meet Todd Brimm on the campaign trail, don’t be surprised if he’s a little quiet in the beginning.

    Instead of telling you what he is going to do as the next Bullitt County Sheriff, Brimm wants to know what you think.

    He wants to know what you expect out of the sheriff’s office.

    “I listen to people,” said Brimm, who retired after 21 years with Louisville Metro Police. “People want to be part of the solution.”

  • LJES’ Clemons writes book on chalk painting

     Lebanon Junction Elementary School Arts and Humanities teacher Robyn Clemens has written a book that is available online.

    Chalk Painting 101: Upcycle Furniture and Home Décor in 10 Easy Steps can be accessed by clicking on the above link:

    “It is available in Kindle edition, can be read on any device with the Kindle App, or paperback,” she said. “Follow the Amazon link above to see both editions of the book.” 

  • BE’s Murphy heading to state

     LOUISVILLE – ‘Steady’ was the name of the game on Monday for Bullitt East senior Mark Murphy in the Boys’ Region Five Golf Tournament at Seneca Golf Course.

    Murphy accomplished that goal, firing a 37 on the front nine and following that up with an identical 37 on the back nine to finish at 74 for a third place finish in the event. The score was easily enough for Murphy to qualify for the Kentucky State Golf Tournament next week at the Bowling Green Country Club.

  • Tire, hazardous chemical disposal days

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Whether you have old tires to get rid of or some household chemicals to dispose of, this is your lucky week in Bullitt County.

    Solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield and Bullitt Fiscal Court has set up disposal days for both items this week.

    Both events are free to Bullitt County residents.

    Tire Disposal

    The most popular of programs offered by the county is the tire disposal days.

  • Major tract on I-65 looks for rezoning

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A major tract for light industrial development could be opened up for development.

    The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to over 532 acres of property just west of Interstate 65 to be rezoned to IL Light Industrial.

    The Shepherdsville City Council will have the final decision.