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Events

  • Hillview City Fair set for this weekend

     HILLVIEW - It will come early this year, but it will offer the same fun as every other year.

    The annual Hillview City Fair, presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club, will take place May 18-20 at the Hillview Government Center.

    Harlen Compton, representing the club, said the event dates were changed from June to May due to carnival company accessibility and an effort to avoid conflicting with other similar events such as the Bullitt County Fair.

    “We hope it’ll also make it easier for students still in school to attend,” he added.

  • Bullish on Education

     The Bullitt County Foundation for Education decided to take the bull by the horns in its annual fundraiser. The organization provides funding for classroom projects when money may not be available in the budget. The pictures are good but click here for video action --  including the superintendent on the bull.

  • Kentucky Derby... Little Flock Style

     An entire festival celebrated in one event, and all for a good cause. Little Flock Christian Academy hosted a parade in the church parking lot, centering around the events of the annual Kentucky Derby Festival.

    Different classes supported different themes, such as the Great Balloon Race, the Great Bed Races, even the Kenducky Derby, while other classes promoted the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • ANNIE Jr. at SES

     The stars of tomorrow came out for a special performance at Shepherdsville Elementary.

    The school hosted a musical performance, Annie Jr., over three nights as part of an evening of dinner and entertainment.

    Led by SES music instructor Stacey Stults, students sang, danced and acted their way through the classical tale of the red-headed orphan in 1930s New York City.

    Members of the Bullitt Lick Middle School and Bullitt Central High School music departments assisted with the production, as well as SES staff members.

     

  • LOYALTY DAY in LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION—For the first time ever, the annual Loyalty Day celebration was held in Lebanon Junction.

    Guests from across the state visited the city to watch the parade and gather at the memorial after to hear the speakers.

    Loyalty Day occurs on May 1 every year and is a day dedicated to showing loyalty to the United States. It also spotlights the heritage of American freedom.

  • National Day of Prayer

      Despite a persistent rain, around 100 people came out to celebrate the National Day of Prayer in Shepherdsville City Park.

    For more photos from the event, click here.

  • HATS OFF

     The annual Twelve Oaks Hat Day was recently celebrated.

    Winners of the annual hat contest included B.J. Gilbert, first place; Pat French, second; Iona Lee, third; Lucy O’Bryan, fourth; Tennie Wright, fifth.

    Susie Kallaher won the big raffle of the day, including Derby gear, gift cards and Kentucky bourbon

    This was the seventh annual Derby event held at the clubhouse for the Twelve Oaks subdivision. Women from across the state come to Mount Washington for this annual event.

  • HISTORY COMES ALIVE

     PIONEER VILLAGE - In a brand new red, white and blue gymnasium, the 5th grade Patriots of Maryville Elementary portrayed many historical American figures at their annual Wax Museum.

    Students elect and research their choice of historical figures, then research the individual as part of their classroom assignment.

    From there, they dressing character and create a display for the museum, where they act out a monologue representing the figure.

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  • Paroquet Springs hosts health fair this Sunday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It’s a health event designed for all ages and it’s happening in Bullitt County.

    The Bullitt County Health Fair will be at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville on Sunday, April 30, from 1 to 4 p.m.

    Previously, the health fair was organized by the county chamber, but it has been several years since they hosted one and Paroquet Springs Conference Centre Executive Director Vicki Downing felt it was time to bring it back.