Today's News

  • ROADWORK: Week of August 22

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of August 22:

    Bullitt County:

  • Hunters Hollow gets down and dirty with stream concerns

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - The individuals involved in a recent ditchwork dispute will trickle down to Becknell Hall Tuesday evening for a special meeting.

    The discussion will center around recent work on a blue line stream that flows through the cities of Hillview, Hunters Hollow, Pioneer Village and Fox Chase.

    The ditchwork was being performed by Bullitt County Sanitation contractors. Workers were scraping out the ditch line in easements within Hunters Hollow and Hillview city limits.


      A list of updated scores from Bullitt County high school football games during the 2011 season. Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full coverage of all games.



    Class 5-A, Region 2 High School Football Play-offs

    Jeffersontown 26, NORTH BULLITT 14



  • Hathcoat returns to reopen MW practice

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After a five-year hiatus from their Mount Washington practice, Dr. Gary Hathcoat and his wife Cheryl recently joined with Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce members, Mount Washington mayor Joetta Calhoun and local residents to celebrate the grand re-opening of Precision EyeCare Optometry. 

  • Wine, bourbon tour kicks off in Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Wine and bourbon probably sounds like an odd combination to most, but if you ask those in Bullitt County’s wine and spirit industry they’ll tell you it’s a perfect partnership.

    Thanks to the collaborative efforts of the world famous Jim Beam Distillery, Brooks Hill winery, Forest Edge winery, MillaNova winery and Wight Meyer vineyard and winery, Bullitt County presents its newest tourist attraction: The Wine and Bourbon Tour of Bullitt County. 

  • Parking issues return as topic of Pioneer Village discussions

     PIONEER VILLAGE - It’s one thing to make enough people happy to win an election; Making everyone happy after that is entirely different.

  • Family Fair hosted by Genealogical Society

     The 2011 Family Fair where families and history come together on Saturday, Aug. 20.

    The Bullitt County Genealogical Society will host this special event at the Ridgway Memorial Library from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    The society will have a display of family heirlooms, family histories, photos and other family memorabilia.

    Also, a representative of DAR will be there to answer questions.

    Everyone is invited to attend. The society will provide refreshments and door prizes.

  • Failure to compromise no longer an option for leaders

     There’s a simple concept that everyone’s familiar with, one that’s been the driving force behind humanity’s greatest triumphs. 

  • A Gala Opening

     Students at Hebron Middle were greeted to a red carpet opening day of school.

    And when they did get inside, they were treated to a special morning of activities.

    Principal Steve Miracle nailed it by singing the National Anthem.

    Assistant principal Troy Kolb showed the student body how NOT to dress.

    Eighth-grade students won the race to dress a teacher to win one of many competitions during the fun assembly.

  • Enrollment numbers still on rise for schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While it may pose some headaches, growth is good when it comes to a school district.

    In Bullitt County, the enrollment numbers continue to grow, even if it might have been a lot more than one high school expected.

    At the end of the fourth day, enrollment in Bullitt County was 12,652 compared to 12,466 at the same point the year before.

    The biggest areas of growth are coming at the high school level, which will kick-start the district’s non-ending series of construction work back into high gear.