Local News

  • District studies transportation system

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What's less fun than getting up at 4 a.m. to check road conditions?

  • FOP Lodge brings some Christmas joy to area youngsters

     HILLVIEW - They protect and serve, and sometimes they spread extra holiday cheer.

    Members of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 42 gathered at the Hillview Wal-Mart to assist selected Bullitt County children in their Shop with the FOP Lodge 42 program.

    Lodge president Doug Walls said names of families being assisted were collected through Bullitt County Sheriffs Dep. Jeff Schank, who worked with the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency.

  • Party change must be done by Dec. 31

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While there is still over a month before the Jan. 28 filing deadline, candidates continue to get a pre-holiday jump on their campaign efforts for the 2014 elections.

    But if candidates, or voters, are inclined to change party affiliation, the deadline is just days away.

    According to Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s Secretary of State, anyone who wishes to change party affiliation or to change to independent must do so by Dec. 31.

  • Mount Washington property part of expansive plan to preserve Floyds Fork area

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The Future Fund Endowment added another big piece to their Parklands pie last week.

    Steve Henry, president of the organization that is working to preserve land along Floyds Fork, purchased 50 acres from MillaNova Winery in Mount Washington for $730,000.

    Owners of the venue, John and Donna Miller, also donated 20 acres to the effort.

    The parties had been in negotiations for about two years now.

  • Man indicted for bank robbery

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man accused of robbing a local bank has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 23, 2013

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory 

    nature and is subject to change with no notice. 

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may 

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and 

  • The Reason for the Season

     HILLVIEW - Each year, the members of Hillview Community Christian Church host its Walk through Bethlehem.

    Weather limited this year's performance to a single night but a large crowd came out to this event.

    See more photos by Thomas Barr on www.pioneernews.net.

  • Smoke 'em, if you got 'em...for the time being

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If anyone had any inclination to smoke in a building owned or leased by county government, you have a few more weeks before your ultimate fate is determined.

  • Local officers honored by state for DUI arrests

     FRANKFORT - If you are out partying, you better not do it in Bullitt County this holiday season.

    Several local law enforcement officials were part of the annual salute by Gov. Steve Beshear for their part in taking drunken drivers off the roadways.

    During the 2013 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement awards ceremony, two officers were among the tops in their field.

  • The Majesty of Christmas...Duck Style

     First Baptist Church of Mount Washington hosted their annual holiday concert and the theme was Country Christmas.

    Characters from Duck Dynasty was the inspiration for this year’s performance.

    See more photos by Mary Barczak on a photo gallery at www.pioneernews.net.