Today's News

  • Keith attends fall clerks conference

     FRANKFORT – Bullitt County Circuit Court Clerk Paulita A. Keith participated in the 2013 Circuit Court clerks Fall College that took place Sept. 24-26 in Lexington.  The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s circuit court clerks.

  • Charger Fall Brawl

     The Bullitt East wrestling program will host the Charger Fall Brawl on Saturday.

    This is the first year for the event that Charger head coach Adam Ritter is calling “The battle at East, After the Feast.”

    There will be seven teams taking part in the event. Besides Bullitt East, teams from North Bullitt, North Oldham, Valley, Holy Cross, Male and Western Hills will be taking part.

    There will be three mats of action taking place.

  • The Food Network's 'Cupcake Wars' Winner Shares Tips for Holiday Desserts

     If there’s one downside to fabulous, food-filled holiday celebrations, it’s the gurgles and groans of post-feasting indigestion.

  • KSP Launches Nighttime Enforcement Campaign: 'Operation Holiday Lights'

     FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is launching a nighttime holiday enforcement campaign designed to reduce traffic fatalities on Kentucky roadways. ‘Operation Holiday Lights: All Night. Every Night.’ begins today at 6 p.m. and extends through January 1, 2014 at midnight.

    KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb says the statewide enforcement effort will utilize collision analysis data to determine which counties have the highest instance of injury and fatal crashes.


     Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events for December 2013. For more information call 869-8000 or visit bullittschools.org.




  • County would ban smoking in government facilities

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Dorothy Biddle was appearing at Bullitt Fiscal Court as part of her nursing program requirements for a course at Bellarmine University.

    Little did she know that by the time she left the courthouse, there would be some changescoming to the way Bullitt County government officials deal with smoking.

    And most in the public learned that there are no state or local regulations that prohibit smoking in county government buildings.

    Biddle said her task was to find a local health issue and then attend a meeting to give her perspective.

  • Others begin to jump in 2014 races

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Several more candidates have gotten their names on the ballot for the 2014 election in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Since the Nov. 6 acceptance of candidates, several more have filed after the initial rush.

    In the race for sheriff, incumbent David Greenwell has filed for the Republican Party.

    Kevin Mooney, now running under the Republican Party flag, has filed for another term as Bullitt County clerk.

    For the position of coroner, Tim Hasting has filed as a Republican.

  • Officials satisfied with answers in HIP situation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Attorney Monica Robinson had questions.

    So did Bullitt County Sheriff David Greenwell.

    To seek the answers, Robinson filed a motion to intervene into the case.

    But when all the questions were answered in the final order by Circuit Judge Rodney Burress, Robinson said there is no longer a reason for the parties to intervene.

    The case involving Misty Thompson drew media attention as the defendant was released without entering the county’s home incarceration program on Oct. 24.

  • Happy First Thanksgiving

     Students from Ms. Flynn’s and Mr. Kuhn’s kindergarten classes at Crossroads Elementary put on this play about the first Thanksgiving.

    A feast followed for the kids, their parents and special guests.

    Look for more photos by Mary Barczak from the event, as well as other community Thanksgiving photos and videos, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • WORLD RECORD: McNabb, BCHS grad, does secure Guinness’ record

     SANTA MONICA, California - It’s official: Bullitt Central graduate Dr. Jason McNabb is the official owner of one of the hottest records in the Guinness Book.

    McNabb officially established his new record for eating the most ghost peppers in two minutes. The record was set on the TruTV show, “Guinness World Records Unleashed.”

    The dentist consumed 66 grams of ghost peppers, or 2.33 ounces, or the equivalent of about 12 to 15 peppers. And he survived.