Today's News

  • Meeting gives few clues on Hillview's plan on jury verdict

          HILLVIEW - About a dozen residents wanted to find out more about the fate of their city.

         And they came to find out how the city planned to pay the $11.4 million judgment rendered earlier in the month in a Bullitt County civil lawsuit filed by Truck America Training.

         But after sitting through a one-hour executive session Tuesday night, residents found out little.

  • Trash talk to make sure roads clean

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Fiscal Court members recently talked trash and for once it wasn't about each other.

         During the last regular meeting of fiscal court, members voted unanimously to seek grant funding from the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet for the county's litter abatement program.

         As Bullitt County Solid Waste Coordinator Larry Hatfield explained, the program is responsible for making sure trash is picked up along public roadways.

  • Parks and Rec... Future form may change

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - What will be the shape of the newly-revamped Bullitt County Parks and Recreation Board?

         And could it mean the end of the county-funded parks and recreation department?

         These are just a couple of questions discussed during the August meeting of the parks board.

         Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts gave an overview of clarifications she had received on the role of the board.

  • Policy to deal with employee, elected official issue

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Over the past several years, the question has arisen.

         Can a county employee serve on an agency such as the city council?

         The opinion of some has changed over the years.

         Currently, David Conn, who is in charge of the numbering system and enforcement for the planning commission, is serving his first term as a member of the Hillview City Council.

  • AWANA fun way for youth to learn

     HILLVIEW - North Bullitt Christian Church is hosting a weekly club for area youth to enjoy themselves while learning more about faith and service.

    The AWANA Club (Approved Workman Are Not Ashamed) was designed to host games and activities while learning God's word through verse memorization.

    Norht Bulltt Christian youth director Ray Wiseman hosts the weekly events held every Wednesday during church night.

    Children are divided into three age groups including Cubbies (pre-schoolers), Sparks (grades K-2) and Truth and Training (grades 3-5).

  • More drug-related indictments announced

     *The Kentucky State Police has traffic safety checkpoints throughout the Bullitt County area. Troopers will be checking for safety-related items, such as child seats, seat belts and impaired drivers.

  • Beckner remains solid contender for fair prizes

     CLERMONT - John Beckner has carved a name for himself at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Young Farmers planting big plans for area

     HILLVIEW - Dozens gathered at Young and Robards Farm in northern Bullitt County for a day of special events for the Young Farmer's brand new fundraising effort. 

    The day began with an appreciation breakfast for politicians. Special guests included U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, State Rep. Linda Belcher, Bullitt Circuit Clerk Layne Abell and Bullitt Deputy Judge/Executive Lisa Craddock.

    Following the breakfast, guests took a tour of the 400-acre farm, which produces corn, wheat, soybean and cattle. 

  • Bluegrass 101 9th annual Bluegrass Festival

      The Ninth annual Bluegrass 101 Bluegrass Festival was held last Saturday at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    The host group, Bluegrass 101, was busy playing tunes early on Saturday afternoon.

    Mary and Eric Day from Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, attended the festival.

    More photos and video from the event by Stephen Thomas are available in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • It is a big Friday night of home football games

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Footballs will fill the Bullitt County air on Friday night as all three of the local teams will be playing at home on the third week of the regular season.