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Events

  • YMCA annual campaign underway

     SHEPHERDSVILLE– The Bullitt County Family YMCA has launched its annual campaign to ensure that everyone in the Bullitt County area has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

     

  • Forget winter, KidsFest set this Saturday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's been a long, cold winter, and it's time for the kids to get out and do something big.

    In Bullitt County, that something big is the annual KidsFest, sponsored by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Chamber director Jenny Estepp promised a fun event filled with free entertainment, goodies and lots of door prizes.

  • Home, Garden show set for this week in Louisville

     LOUISVILLE - The Home, Garden & Remodeling Show, presented by Window World and sponsored by LG&E has exciting features for the entire family, in addition to the 350 home and lifestyle vendors at the Kentucky Exposition Center Feb. 28-March 2, 2014.

    Here is a list of the exciting components of this year’s Home, Garden & Remodeling Show presented by Window World:

  • Healthy Hearts 2014

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The seventh annual Healthy Hearts luncheon, presented by the Bullitt County Health Department, had Bullitt Countians seeing red in a good way. The event raised $2,423 for donation to the American Heart Association to help promote heart disease awareness.

    Guest speakers included Dr. William C. Dillon, MD, (right) who focused on heart disease awareness and response, and Lynn Tincher, who gave personal testimonial on her own experiences.

  • Bernheim Forest to host Pop-Up Adventure Playground Day Thursday afternoon

     CLERMONT - Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest invites children and anyone interested in their development and well-being to the Pop-Up Adventure Playground Days on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Louisville’s Russell Lee Park (3701 Southern Avenue, Louisville) and Thursday, Feb. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Bernheim Forest in Clermont.

  • Taking vocabulary tests to a new height

     NICHOLS - When the older students at Nichols Elementary had a fun time during a learning event, the "word" got out.

    Nichols celebrated its second annual Vocabulary Day, originally created by 4th/5th grade instructor Amy Ferrell to make students think about word meanings by implying them into creative costumes.

    This time all students and staff members participated in the event, using words ranging from 'wet' and 'zany' to 'short-sighted' and 'miscellaneous'.

  • Bullitt County Woman’s Club

     On  Saturday, Feb. 1, the Bullitt County Woman’s Club held a Shop and Save at the Kroger in Shepherdsville.

    Items donated from Kroger customers, including cash donations, totaled $42,349.

    These funds and items will benefit the Center for Women and Families. This is a statewide initiative of the First Lady Jane Beshear.

    Trina Summers, Betty Jo Branham, volunteer Tacey and Peggy Parrish helped to set up the table.

    If you are interested in joining the Bullitt County Woman’s Club, call Linda at 543-2486.

  • Sweets for the Sweeties

     Each year, the Mount Washington Lioness Club hosts a special fund-raiser in honor of Valentine's Day. The annual Sweets for the Sweeties features home-baked goodies by local members of the community.

    The items are sold at the Peoples Bank Mount Washington offices.

    Last year's fund-raiser generated more than $1,200 to be used to help local organizations in the community throughout the year.

  • VALENTINE GALA 2014

     The annual American Red Cross Valentine Gala drew a record crowd on Saturday.

    Besides enjoying dinner, there was plenty of dancing to the tunes of the Wulfe Pack at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This is the major fund-raiser each year for the Bullitt-Spencer County Red Cross.

    There was also a list of gift packages given away to the lucky ticketholders.

    See more photos and video of the gala in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Healthy Hearts luncheon raises public awareness to dangers of heart disease

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heart disease remains a top cause of death in Bullitt County, second only to cancer.

    It’s known as the “silent killer” because many are not aware they have heart problems until something traumatic takes place.

    For years the Bullitt County Health Department has hosted its annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon to raise awareness and increase education of heart disease.