Today's News


     There were excited faces, sleepy faces, nervous faces and smiley faces, all of them ready to begin the first day of school in Bullitt County.

    BCPS began on Wednesday, Aug. 7, the official opening of the 2013-14 semester.

    Continue to check www.pioneernews.net for photos from each school during opening week.

  • Deputies train for difficult situation

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - It was pretty quiet afternoon at Eastside Middle School on Wednesday, until gunshots rang out in the building. 

  • Residents against new apartments near homes

     PIONEER VILLAGE – They appeared a month ago and they returned on Tuesday.

  • First year full of adjustments for partnership between JCTC, BAMS program

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Education, like life, is full of changes. And the key to success is learning how to adjust.

  • Best of Coyle: 08/07/13

     This week's Best of Coyle, from 2010, reminds us all to be safe on the roads this week during the start of the new school year.

  • Top golfers are regional threats

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There are few seasons when expectations for the Bullitt East boys’ golf team are not modest, but this fall, coach Kyle Downs feels that his team is coming of age and ready to contend once again for regional golf honors.

  • Youth football shifts to Saturday only games

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League will kick-off another season on Saturday with new lights on one field and a new schedule that shifts all regular season games to Saturday.

  • St. X wins Charger Open golf tournament

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The 2013 boys’ high school golf season got off with a bang on Friday with The Charger Open sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home.

         Friday was the first day that teams in Kentucky could play matches and many of the top teams in the area opted to head to Heritage Hill Golf Course for the renewal of the Bullitt East event which had been on hiatius for the past few years because of conflicts with the start of the school year.

  • MW U-8 All-Stars win Ohio Valley Regional

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A rare loss this summer for the Mount Washington Under-8 All-Stars turned out to be just the spark the team needed as they bounced back to win four straight games in bracket play to win the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley Regional Tournament last weekend in Vincennes, Indiana.

         In the championship game, coach Jason Crumbacker’s team squared off with a familiar foe, Jeffersontown. Mount Washington scoed early and then rolled to a 4-1 win to claim the title in a field of 20 teams.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 5, 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 highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.