Today's News

  • County keeps tax rate same for next year

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – When you open the meeting with the announcement that there was a $4.4 million carryover from the previous fiscal year, it makes the decision to not raise the real property tax rate a little easier.

         While the county will actually lose money on its tax collection with keeping the rate at 9.6 cents per $100 of assessed property, the carryover probably eased any concerns of Bullitt Fiscal Court members.

         The court voted unanimously to keep the real property tax rate at 9.6 cents.

  • Gentle yoga class can help work on various types of illnesses, ailments

     HILLVIEW – It is not a miracle cure for all that ails you.

         But, Dr. Deepa Arla believes that yoga can be a source of healing for the mind and body.

         With the assistance of Arla and Associates, gentle yoga classes will be held each Monday evening at 6:15 p.m. The class will be held at the physician’s office at 1553 Highway 44 East near Bullitt Central High School.

         Logan Dunbar will be the instructor.

  • Jailer, fiscal court still at odds

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—The battle between Bullitt Fiscal Court and the Bullitt County jailer continues.

         After failing to answer questions presented first through an open records request and then as a general order from fiscal court, Jailer Martha Knox will be asked to appear at the Sept. 3 meeting.

         At that fiscal court meeting, Knox will be asked to provide answers to the questions asked originally last month, as well as an explanation as to why she didn’t answer during the first two requests.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 2, 2013

     No interstate lane closures are scheduled for the Labor Day holiday weekend

    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.  

  • Youth teams are ready for a Labor Day break

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season, The Pioneer News will run the results from The Great Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.

  • Faces of suicide victims hard to recognize

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There’s not a substantial way to pinpoint a potential suicide victim.

  • 2013 Bullitt Central Football preview

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After posting winning records four of the past five seasons, but winning just one game in the post-season, the Bullitt Central Cougars are looking to take another step forward this fall.

         With the return of leading rusher Trevor Carnell, who had a school record 1,946 yards as a sophomore last season, along with a strong junior class, the maroon and gray appear set to make more noise in 2013.

  • Chiisaicon convention May 30-Sept. 1 at Paroquet

     SHEPHERDVILLE - Bullitt County is preparing for a post-apocalyptic invasion of friendly proportions.

  • Part of 911 terror to be in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With Bullitt County’s help, a national memorial will soon be built honoring victims of 9/11 and fallen soldiers from the ensuing war.

  • Shelby wins BE golf event

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers’ Bluegrass Invitational Golf Tournament on Saturday had good weather and even better players competing on the challenging Heritage Hill Golf Course.

         The event was sponsored once again by Schmid Funeral Home.