• Valentine Gala 2019

     It was a record crowd at the 2019 Valentine Gala.

    This year’s event, featuring music by Whiskey Tango, was the first time that the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education was the benefactor. 

    See more pictures from the Valentine Gala here.


     The Derby City Fly Fishers were able to bait area fishing aficionados to join them at the 14th annual Kentuckiana Fly Fishing Show at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The event included instructional seminars as well as retailers, guides, raffles and prizes, along with fly tying and fly casting demonstrations.

  • Jesse Schott Invitational

     HEBRON ESTATES - A drill meet at North Bullitt High School has changed names to honor one of its former students.

    JROTC students from throughout the region will now participate each year in the Cadet Jesse Schott Invitational, honoring the legacy of the former North Bullitt JROTC member who passed away last year after a long bout with cancer.

    Jesse’s image was featured on plaques presented to winning teams. The plaques were donated to the event courtesy of the Kentucky Army National Guard.

  • Healthy Heart luncheon again has tickets going fast for Feb. 14 event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Fashion is an expression of the heart and one annual event pairs its fashion with heart-felt heart health stories each year.

    Organized by the Bullitt County Health Department and held at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, the Healthy Hearts Wear Red Valentine’s Luncheon has brought together community members of all ages for an educational lunch and a survivor fashion show for the past 12 years.

  • Roaring ‘20s return to Bernheim for dinner on Valentine’s Day

     CLERMONT -- Re-live the Roaring Twenties on Valentine’s Day this year at Bernheim.

    The Valentine Dinner at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has always been a special and romantic occasion, but this year commemorates 90 years since Bernheim was established in the 1920s.

  • Valentine Gala will have new benefactor this year

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - This year the patrons at the Valentine Gala will show their love for students in local schools.

    The annual Bullitt County Valentine Gala, hosted at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, has a new benefactor for 2019, the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education.

    The gala will take place Saturday, Feb. 9, and for annual visitors there will not be a lot of change from the usual event itself.

  • National Bird Feeding month celebrated at Bernheim Forest

     CLERMONT -- Bernheim Forest is celebrating National Bird Feeding Month with exciting activities and programs dedicated to our feathered friends.

    In recognition of National Bird Feeding Month, children can participate in On the Wing at the Pollywog Play Party on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10:30 a.m. to Noon at the Education Center. 

  • Dinner makes holidays little more pleasant for homeless

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Not everyone gets to celebrate the holidays at home because not everyone in Bullitt County has a home to go to.

    Multiple organizations work daily to help those families and the holidays were no exception.

    Second District magistrate Shaun Logsdon wanted to bring together the four groups he felt do the most to help the problem to host a Christmas Dinner for Bullitt County’s homeless community and give one family the gift of 

  • Holiday Music At Maryville Elementary

     Students at Maryville Elementary were in concert for the holiday season.

    Even Frosty the Snowman made an appearance at the school concert.

    Check the multiomedia section of www.pioneernews.net for more pictures from the schools.

  • CASA Christmas

     The Bullitt County CASA program recently hosted its first Holiday Festival and Bazaar.

    It was a big success.

    The organization, which supports abused and neglected children, thanks Molly Burke Law Office, Jennifer Ford and Ann Vowels of Country Corner Greenhouse for their help.

    Also, thanks goes to Jose Cubero and wife, Lynn, for making sure Santa and his elf team was there.