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Events

  • Lebanon Junction festival scene will be a little different come this fall

     LEBANON JUNCTION - The month of September usually heralds the return of the annual Old Fashioned Days Festival.

    However, this year it will be nowhere in sight for patrons... for that month anyways.

    Last month, OFD committee president Terry Stovall resigned. 

    Lebanon Junction resident Paula Ballard replaced him as the new leader. She was previously on the OFD committee for three years before taking last year off.

  • Huntin’ for Eggs in Hillview

     The annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by Operation Santa, was held on Saturday at the Hillview Government Center.

    Hundreds of youngsters hit the trail to find eggs and even a few special prize eggs.

    See more pictures from Thomas Barr, as well as other Easter photos, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Style Show

     The annual Irene Carroll Style Show and Scholarship Luncheon was held on Saturday.

    It was another grand day of fashions, food and fellowship with the proceeds going to help fund three scholarships for graduating seniors.

    The Bullitt County Woman’s Club again sponsored this annual event.

    See more photos of the event from Mary Barczak on www.pioneernews.net.

  • Watch out for those flying eggs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s Bullitt County’s newest version of the ball drop at Times Square on New Year’s Eve.

    The second annual Helicopter Egg Drop lured about 6,000 egg seekers to the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    The helicopter dropped bags full of empty plastic Easter eggs onto a field for children to collect. The eggs were late redeemed for Easter candy.

    The family-friendly event included fun activities, food, and rides on a small scale working train.

  • Residents will have place to dispose of junk this spring

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County residents get your junk ready.

    The annual spring clean up days, sponsored by Bullitt Fiscal Court, will be held on Saturday, April 26, and on Saturday, May 10.

    According to Larry Hatfield, director of the county’s solid waste program, the dumpsters will be at several locations from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

    Road department employees, as well as inmates with the Bullitt County Detention Center, will be on-hand to assist residents in placing the junk items into dumpsters.

  • Fish Fry Fridays

     If it is the season of Lent, it must be time for those fish fry Fridays.

    Throughout Bullitt County, churches and other organizations have hosted a Friday full of fried fish and other food items.

    At St. Benedict Catholic Church in Lebanon Junction, the fish fry starts at lunch and continues through dinner.

    This is the final Friday fish fry for Lent at places such as St. Aloysius, St. Rita, St. Elizabeth Seton, St. Francis, Hillview Government Center and the Mount Washington Lions Club.

  • Show still stylish after all these years

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - For 91 years generations of Bullitt County women have worked together in their own style.

    Each year the Bullitt County Woman's Club gives back to the community in the form of college scholarships.

    The 43rd annual Irene Carroll Scholarship Luncheon and Style Show will celebrate all of that with its theme, "Through the Generations."

    Woman's Club representative Lou Ann Moore said the style show will feature three generations of family members modeling together.

  • Talented Hands at Brooks art fair

     BROOKS - A beautiful painting of a day brought out patrons for the Brooks Elementary Spring Festival “Talented Hands” Arts and Crafts Fair fundraiser.

    Over 30 vendors participated with various styles of art and craft items for purchase with donations made to the school.

    The event included workshops for types of art such as painting, sculpting craftwork and cupcake decorating.

  • 2014 City Fair will have more of a BLAST

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s going to be a blast. 

    The Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission has voted to partner with the Zoneton Trowel Club to combine the Shepherdsville City Fair and Bullitt Blast into one event this summer.

    Zoneton board member Tony Thompson said he thought the arrangement could benefit both parties and bring the community together for a three-day event at the Shepherdsville city park.

    “We can showcase the county and we can showcase the river,” he said.

  • DOGS Day

    The Maryville/Overdale Family Resource Center hosted "Donuts with Dads" events at both elementary schools.

    FRC coordinator Tiffani Utterback said the "dads" consisted of fathers, grandfathers, uncles and even big brothers.

    A total of 96 "dads" showed at Overdale, with an additional 47 visiting Maryville.

    The participating "dads" have participated in, or encouraged to sign up for, the schools' Watch D.O.G.S. Programs (Dads of Great Students).