Today's News

  • Blue Lick renames complex to honor 45-year park veteran

     HILLVIEW — Many of the 500 youngsters assembled Saturday morning didn’t realize the significance of the moment.

  • Emergency agencies look to add PR push

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When an emergency strikes, Bullitt County agencies have shown that despite any differences, they can - and will - pull together.

  • Man enters additional plea on sex charge

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who has previously been sentenced to 23 years in prison for sex acts performed dating back to 1959 had another conviction added to his record.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 05/02/12

     This week Paul Coyle and The Pioneer News staff wishes everyone a happy, fun and safe Kentucky Derby.

  • Welcome to Bullitt County

     This is a week in which the Kentuckiana area can show off to its thousands of visitors who are in town for the annual Kentucky Derby.


      The Bullitt County Public Schools calendar for the month of May 2012. For more information call your school or 869-8000.






  • Hit and run still under investigation

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – A five-vehicle hit and run accident on Highway 44 left a Shepherdsville woman critically injured and a Louisville man and two juveniles hospitalized the afternoon of Sunday, April 22.

    Sgt. Charlie Mann of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department said emergency personnel arrived on the scene of the accident at 4059 Highway 44 East around 5:30 p.m.

    The sheriff’s department believes the vehicle at fault for the multiple-vehicle crash is a white Ford Ranger, according to eyewitness accounts.

  • Clements appointed magistrate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A well-known business man and community leader will take his seat officially on Bullitt Fiscal Court for the first Tuesday morning.
     Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Rick Clements as magistrate of Second District. He fills the seat vacated when first-term magistrate Dan Kelty resigned to take a position with the Mount Washington Police Department.

  • Track takes center stage Monday at BE

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The All-Bullitt County Track and Field Championships have often showcased the best that the county has to offer in terms of athletes.
     When Bullitt Central and North Bullitt converge on Bullitt East on Monday for the 2012 edition of the big show, we could very well have the best collection of local talent ever together on one day within the county.

  • Schnellenberger takes shooting touch to Berea

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - One of the best shooters in the state will be firing up long shots for the next four years at Berea College.
     Last week, Bullitt Central senior Ryan Schnellenberger made it all official when he signed with the Mountaineers, a team that posted a 10-18 mark during the regular season this past winter under head coach John Hemenway.
     For the 6-3 Schnellenberger, Berea was the option that he could just not turn down.