• Fair will bring changes for 2019 edition

     CLERMONT — Nothing quite brings a county together like its annual fair.

    The Bullitt County Fair will take place June 17-22 at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds, located on Highway 245 off exit 112 on Interstate 65.

    Though the county continues to grow, the Bullitt County Fair is still considered an agricultural fair, sticking to its roots with a cattle show, homegrown vegetable contests and, new this year, a mule pull.

  • Salute to the Graduates

     Saturday marked commencement day for the Class of 2019 in Bullitt County.

    All three schools gathered at Broadbent Arena.

    Check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for photos from Bullitt Central, Bullitt East, and North Bullitt's ceremonies.

  • Pow Wow to return to city park June 8-9

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The eighth annual Circle of Peace gathering will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9, at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    The Ohio Valley Native American Veteran Warrior Society sponsor this event, which is open to the public.

    Activities will be held beginning at 10 a.m. each day. The Grand Entry will be held at Noon on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.

    There will be storytelling, flute playing, dancing and demonstrations. There will also be vendors.

  • Clinic to help felons get charges expunged

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- John has struggled to find a job after being convicted of a felony during his early twenties. 

    A Felony Expungement Clinic and an upcoming change in Kentucky’s laws are giving people like John a second chance. 

    Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is partnering with other companies to host a Felony Expungement Clinic at the Kentucky Youth Career Center in Shepherdsville on June 7. 

    The clinic will assist people in taking the necessary steps to expunge their records of a felony conviction.  

  • Quest for Summer Fun

     The Hillview branch library recently hosted a kickoff to its Summer Quest.

    There were various vendors selling their homemade items.

    And there was entertainment. From singing to having a young lady hang in the air thanks to sheets, it was a full-filled day for the entire family.

  • Learning about life on the farm

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some Bullitt County elementary students got to visit life down on the farm… or at least the closest thing to it.

    Students from Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction and Mount Washington Elementary visited the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Service for the Farm Field Day, presented in conjunction with Bullitt County Farm Bureau and Bullitt County Conservation.

    Highlights included visiting with live animals, everything from baby chicks and bees to dairy cattle and beefalo, as well as lambs, goats, and even snakes.


     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Renovations to the Bullitt County Courthouse facade did not interrupt the annual Memorial Day observance on the courthouse lawn.

    Each year members of American Legion Post 157 attend the event, with members placing a wreath at the county’s memorial stone on the lawn.

    This year’s ceremony included a keynote address from Bullitt County Circuit Clerk Paulita Keith, as well as a performance by local musician Blake Stamper.

  • Remembering those who served their country

     In honor of Memorial Day, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5710 and the North Bullitt JROTC cadets placed flags on veteran gravesites in Highland Memorial Gardens on Thursday.

    This has been a tradition of the VFW Post 5710 for about 20 years and the North Bullitt JROTC program has been volunteering for the past four or five years.

    Around 3,400 flags were placed on gravesites of veterans on this day.

  • Bullitt County’s Relay For Life

     HEBRON ESTATES — For many, cancer never takes a holiday. But for some, a holiday celebration was hosted during the 2019 Bullitt County Relay for Life.

    The theme this year was “Celebrate a Cure” and featured team booths decorated for various holidays.

    The first-ever scheduled indoor Relay (with a Kids Zone outside) was successful, collecting an overall grand total of $56,903.99.

  • SummerQuest festival set for Saturday at Hillview library

     HILLVIEW -- From 1-4 p.m., join the Bullitt County Public Library to explore a universe of possibilities. 

    Be amazed by gravity-defying aerial acrobatics, enjoy spectacular music performances, and indulge your creativity at the Spin Art station, where kids and grownups alike can have a blast creating one-of-a-kind tie-dyed art pieces.

    Plus, cool off with free shaved ice from the SnoWhat food truck and let the kiddos jump to their hearts’ content in AstroJump’s Jumbo Bounce House.