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Events

  • BLMS holiday play

    Bullitt Lick Middle School had a last-minute option for those looking for something fun to do before Christmas.

    The school hosted a play called “Last Minute Wishes” that included a holiday-based plot set at a department store just prior to Christmas.

    The play was directed by BLMS Arts and Humanities instructor Meredith Patton.

    A chili supper for patrons accompanied the performance.

     

  • Taking a Pie in the Face for Operation Santa

      Overdale Elementary was the first school to contribute toys to the Hillview Operation Santa program over 25 years ago. It remains the biggest school contributor.

    Over 400 families receive food baskets and toys thanks to the generosity of the community.

    This year, Overdale students had an opportunity to throw pies at area police officers and even Whitney Voyles, whose class donated the most toys. This earned her a pie.

  • Open House at Paroquet Springs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Paroquet Springs Conference Centre hosted its annual community Christmas dinner.

    The free event is a way for the Centre to thank the community for its ongoing support of various community events while promoting itself as the destination for future events, showcasing decorations as well as a full buffet meal with a dessert table.

    Door prizes were donated by many local businesses.

    For more pictures from the event, click here.

  • Lloyd House Christmas

     The Annual Lloyd House Christmas celebration joined forces with the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington Performing Arts Center Piano Recital.

    Sixteen students, taught by Vivian Adams, proved what they had learned, some in as short as 14 weeks of classes.

    The house was also open for visitors to take a tour of the historic home, which was decked out with traditional lights and holiday décor.

  • CHRISTMAS: American Legion Post

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - There were several hundred youngsters who visited the American Legion Post 157 for the annual Christmas party.

    Santa and Mrs. Claus were popular with the visitors, even the youngest.

    Food was provided, as well as presents and activities.

    See more photos from the event, along with photos and videos from various holiday festivities, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Overflow crowd enjoys present, past BCHS choir

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Yuletide carols being sung by an alumni choir led to folks dressed up like eskimos filling the pews of the First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville.

    The church was the setting for a combination Christmas choir concert performed by the Bullitt Central High School Choir along with the Bullitt Central Alumni Choir.

    The event featured the school’s current choir and Freshman choir, consisting of about 100 students. It also featured Bullitt Central choir alumni, also numbering at about 100 singers.

  • CAROLING, CAROLING...

     Students at Brooks Elementary kicked off the Christmas season with two nights of musical performances.

    K-2 classrooms took turns singing some of their favorite Christmas songs in the school gymnasium, with grades 3-5 doing the same on a second night.

    The younger students performed many of their holiday favorites, from “Must Be Santa Claus” to “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” with the kindergarten students acting out their version of the melting snowman.

    See more photos online at www.pioneernews.net.

  • LIGHT UP MW

     A new pavilion calls for new lights and a new way to celebrate a Mount Washington tradition.

    Light Up Mount Washington brought the city together under the recently finished pavilion to kick off the city’s holiday season.

    Choirs took to the outdoor stage before the parade, led by the Bullitt East Marching Band, carried Santa and Mrs. Claus to the church for pictures.

    After a countdown from First Baptist of Mount Washington pastor Billy Compton, dancing lights in sync to merry music brightened Main Street.

  • JERICHO MILE

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Community members gathered to form a wall of support for those living with cancer.

    The Jericho Mile was held at Shepherdsville City Park to “march the walls of sickness down like the patriarchs of old.”

    Thirty attendees participated in the event, which included prayer, praise and music.

    The event also included guest speaker Betty Burchett, a Stage 4 cancer survivor who is still continuing with her recovery.

  • A Gift You Can’t Exchange

     The annual Hillview Winterfest drew record crowds to the government center.

    The star attraction came from the AnimalTales handler, who brought a variety of animals to the stage. That attracted a lot of kids to the stage to see animals like snakes and wallabys.

    There was also a visit from Santa, crafts and food

     

    For more pictures of the event, click here.