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Events

  • Domestic violence awareness activities Saturday

     The second annual community awareness day will be held in observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

    The event will run from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Shepherdsville City Park.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office and the Center for Women and Families will sponsor the event.

    Activities are free and open to the public.

    At 9:30 a.m., a walk will be held in honor of Kim Nugent, a victim of domestic violence.

  • Colorfest makes annual Bernheim visit

     CLERMONT - Seventeen years of celebration may result in the best event Bernheim Forest has ever hosted.

  • Kentucky Wineries Association's Wine Festival

     CLERMONT - While the Kentucky Wineries Association's Wine Festival 2012 is sure to attract wine lovers from all over, you don't have to be 21 to enjoy this family-friendly event.

    KWA treasurer and past president Eddie ODaniel, who is helping organize the first-ever event, invited everyone to join their friends for an afternoon of fall color with lots of music, food and, of course, local wines. 

    As ODaniel pointed out, the festival will cooincide with Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest's annual fall celebration, ColorFest. 

  • Diabetes Walk for Fitness

     Several dozen walkers of all ages came out recently to participate in a walk around the Cedar Grove Business Park to raise awareness to the fight against diabetes.

    The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition sponsored the Tri-County Walking Challenge started at the Anytime Fitness facility in the shopping center.

  • THE BOOM IS BACK: Access found, Knob Creek event is back

     WEST POINT - Considering the area lost millions when a collapsed bridge forced the Knob Creek Gun Range to cancel its Spring Machine Gun Shoot, local officials and business leaders alike held out hope that a new bridge would be constructed in time for the fall shoot. 

  • Coming back home to Lebanon Junction

     The Old Fashion Days festival in Lebanon Junction had some cool but dry weather over the weekend.

    One of the highlights of the two-day event is the parade on Saturday morning.

    From a four-wheeled dune buggy to a four-legged horse-drawn carriage, a large crowd turned out the parade.

    Check The Pioneer News next week for pageant winners, and check for more photos from Alex Wimsatt in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Visitors can now experience whole new look at Jim Beam

     CLERMONT - From a small family distillery in rural Kentucky to a global leader in the distilled spirits industry, Jim Beam has remained a central figure in the commonwealth’s signature bourbon industry for more than 200 years. 

  • Come on home for LJ annual festival

     LEBANON JUNCTION - After more than 60 years, the Old Fashion Days Festival is still calling Lebanon Junction natives home, which is why organizers chose this year’s theme - Our Town, Home Sweet Home.

    “A lot of people who come to the festival tell us it’s like a homecoming,” said Old Fashion Days committee member Marsha Puckett.

    But, as Puckett said, you don’t have to be from Lebanon Junction to join in the festivities. The 63rd annual event will be held on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6.

  • Cooks may get into LJ contest

     Bake-off organizer and Old Fashion Days Committee member Marsha Puckett invites everyone to enter the annual event, if for nothing more than to help the Lebanon Junction Community Center. Once the winners have been announced all entries will be sold to benefit the community center. 

  • Artists galore will have works on display in center

     Whether you’re a competitive artist or you can only appreciate the works of others, the Lebanon Junction Old Fashion Days Festival Fine Art Competition and exhibition has something for you.The exhibit will take place Friday and Saturday at the Lebanon Junction Community Center on N. Poplar Street.