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Events

  • Bernheim Celebrates National Trails Day, Opens New Elm Lick Trail

     CLERMONT – The public is invited to celebrate National Trails Day at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest this Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. at the grand opening of the new Elm Lick Trail.

  • Memorial Day 2013

     The 21st annual Memorial Day Service was hosted at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Highland Memory Gardens in Mount Washington. This year the ceremony honored the wounded warriors.

    The ceremony started with the presentation of colors and concluded with Taps.

    Other countywide Memorial Day ceremonies included an annual event at the Lebanon Junction Post Office, hosted by the VFW Post 8293 and Ladies Auxiliary.

    Guest speakers at the post office included Rep. Brett Guthrie and Post 8293 Quartermaster Kenneth C. Fehl, a World War II Navy veteran.

  • Red ambulance to bring attention to dangers of cardiac arrest

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County EMS is seeing red; soon the rest of the county will see as well.

    A first look was provided during an official dedication ceremony for the new Cardiac Awareness Ambulance at the EMS headquarters on Saltwell Drive,

    The official working ambulance is the second on the Bullitt County EMS roster to contain a special awareness color. In 2011 EMS presented their pink ambulance to raise breast cancer awareness.

  • Pow Wow to return to the county June 1-2

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After taking a hiatus last year, the Red Crow Indian Council will resume its annual Spirit of the Eagle Pow Wow on June 1-2.

         However, it will be done with a heavy heart.

         Linda Dishon, a long-time member of the council and organizer of the Pow Wow, recently passed away.

         Eddy Glascoe, president of the organization, said that it is a huge loss but that others in the council have stepped up to make sure the event will be held as planned.

  • A Walk for Hope

     The Walk for Hope, a fund-raiser for A New Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Shepherdsville, was recently held.

    The fund-raiser provided funds for the center which provides information and resources for young woman in the county.

    It was held at Shepherdsville Park.

    For more information on A New Hope click here.

  • We Love a Parade

     Who doesn’t love a parade?

    The parade on Saturday morning is a big focal point of the annual Mount Washington Spring Festival.

    The Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball league uses the spring festival as its parade of teams. The Indians enjoyed the festivities on their float.

    Bailee Higgins was atop her big red tractor, which was another of the units in the parade.

    See more pictures in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Open mic Friday night to offer place for artists to show off their talents

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Writers, musicians and artists of all levels, from budding amateur to polished professional, will get their turn in the spotlight at a free event at Cedar Grove Coffee House May 17.

  • Wrocklage honored for her fight to battle colitis, Crohn’s Disease

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shepherdsville native Ida Wrocklage began battling one her biggest foes in life, ulcer colitis or inflammation, at an early age. She was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at 13.

  • Ladies get little extra attention at health agency

     The Bullit County Health Department knows the way to a woman’s heart—give her chocolate-covered strawberries and a free massage.

  • Relay for Life set for Friday nite at NBHS

     HEBRON ESTATES - Bullitt County residents are familiar with two big event each May.

    One is on the first Saturday, the Kentucky Derby. The other is the annual Relay for Life, hosted by the American Cancer Society, scheduled for May 17 at North Bullitt High School.

    For over 20 years local teams of individual families and businesses gather together to donate funds, walk the track and socialize. Most important, they all show up to honor local cancer survivors and their caregivers.