Today's News

  • Foundation for education gala nears

     As Bullitt County Public Schools continues to move forward in every area, I’d like to use this month’s space to highlight a new community-based group that has stepped forward to support our public school system.  The establishment of an educational foundation has been one of our goals for quite some time, and at last, a group of dedicated community volunteers have come together over the last several months to make it happen. 

  • U of L baseball players a hit among SES students

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Special guests at Shepherdsville Elementary covered all the reading bases.

  • Bullitt County Basketball Players of the Year

     The 2010-11 Bullitt County Basketball Players of the Year were presented their trophies last week. The Bullitt County Player of the Year trophy is sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home, The Award Center and The Pioneer News. (Left) Keoka Hilliard of Bullitt Central was presented with the girls’ player of the year and (right) Hayden Sweat of Bullitt East was presented with the boy’s player of the year trophy for a second straight year. Mark Schmid and Tim Gonterman made the presentations of the annual award.

  • Weekend fire guts popular MW eatery

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – What was a bustling restaurant filled with people on Friday night was reduced to a fire damaged shell strewn with debris on Saturday after an early morning fire ripped through the Kettle Creek in Mount Washington. 

    Mount Washington Fire Chief Michael Dooley said Fern Creek, Shepherdsville and Mount Washington fire units responded to the scene at 1150 North Bardstown Rd. around 3 a.m., shortly after the fire broke out.

  • Two more NB students selected to participate in Gatton Academy

     Two more Bullitt County high school students are going to the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University.

  • Lady Chargers grab three wins

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - There wasn’t quite as much softball as Bullitt East head coach Ricky Hoffman had hoped, but it was still an overall positive spring break trip to Florida for the Lady Chargers.

  • Rest gives Lady Cougars a refreshing new energy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A little time away from softball seemed to be just what the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars needed.

  • Cedar Grove Rd. section closed this weekend

     The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure of KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road) in Bullitt County between Omega Parkway and Mooney Lane (mile points 1.69 and 2.26).

    This closure is scheduled from 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15th until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 18th as part of the KY 480 widening project. 

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via Omega Parkway, Gordon Food Industrial Drive and Park Loop Road.

  • BBB Hot Topics: April 2011

     A list of hot topics presented by the Better Business Bureau during the month of April:

    1.    Beware of phishing scams related to the Epsilon Breach. Phishing involves unsolicited emails, pop-up messages, text messages, or phone calls that appear to come from reputable companies to fraudulently obtain personal information. BBB recommends: Never reply to unsolicited emails and do not give personal or financial information to anyone you do not know who contacts you via email or phone.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Phishing Scams after Epsilon Breach

     BBB is warning consumers to watch out for phishing scams related to the recent Epsilon data breach. Phishing involves unsolicited emails, pop-up messages, text messages or phone calls that appear to come from reputable to fraudulently obtain personal information such as logins, passwords, a Social Security number, and bank or credit card numbers.