Today's News

  • Queries get pointed over county budget

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Proposed changes by two magistrates for the 2012-13 budget should be in all members' hands.
     The second reading of the budget is planned for Tuesday, June 19.
     "What's the holdup?" resident Sandy Higgins asked of magistrates Joe Laswell and John Bradshaw.
     The two magistrates said they would be offering changes to the budget proposed by County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts in May. However, those changes would not be completed until June 8.

  • BBB’s Top 10 Summer Job Scam Tip-offs

     Better Business Bureau is warning university and high school students looking for work this summer to be careful to avoid job scams.

    Many Internet and newspaper ads have postings that claim: “sum­mer job, make $300 a day!” or “last year our employ­ees made $10,000 over the sum­mer.”

    Here are 10 tip-offs that the “employment opportunity” could be a scam:

  • UPDATE: Golden Alert lifted for Pruitt

     UPDATE (1:45 p.m.): A Golden Alert for Jackie Lynn Pruitt has been lifted.

    Pruitt was found safe and sound in the Nashville area.


    The Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency has issued a Golden Alert for Jackie Lynn Pruitt, 57.

    Pruitt was last seen wearing light blue jeans, gray suede shoes, dark blue with beige checkers on his shirt and a black undershirt.


     The Vine Hill Baptist Church annual car show brought out a lot of vehicles and a lot of spectators last Saturday. The event was held at the church on Highway 245 in Clermont.

  • Little Rick’s looks to be big business in LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Richard Clark just retired after working as a maintenance instructor for a Fort Knox M1 tank in Bradley, Ky.,  for 37 years. 

  • ARCpoint Labs to bring screenings to community

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Drug and alcohol testing has now arrived in Bullitt County.

  • Just fishin’

     Despite a cool breeze, nothing could stop youngsters and their families from a free day of fishing.

    The annual Kids Fishing Day was hosted by Bernheim Forest and sponsored by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Department, the Bullitt County Rod and Gun Club and Beam, Inc.

    Free youth fishing days were sponsored throughout Kentucky.

    There were plenty of door prizes and food for the participants.

    See more photos by Stephen Thomas in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Carver is taking her soccer skills to Campbellsville

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Soccer really is a family affair in the Carver household.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2012

      A list of hot topics by the Better Business Bureau for the month of June 2012. For more information visit www.bbb.org.

    1.    Beware of the Microsoft Scam! Local consumers tell BBB they are getting calls from people who say they are with Microsoft. These scammers are telling consumers they could be hacked then they offer extra security for a fee. That’s when they steal the victim’s personal information.

  • Chuck Barnes Jr. plans return to racing

     SALEM, IN, June 6 - The last time Chuck Barnes Jr. climbed in a racecar to compete was in October of 2010.