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Events

  • 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. 

  • Expect plenty of entertainment at this year’s event

      This year’s entertainment features several local acts and special guests that will take center stage under the entertainment tent in front of the Lebanon Junction Community Center on N. Poplar Street.

  • Parade remains biggest event at LJ annual festival

      LEBANON JUNCTION - One of the biggest attractions of the Old Fashion Days festival on Oct. 5-6 is the annual parade.

  • Tea party to raise funds, draw attention to MW’s Lloyd House

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - What little girl doesn’t love to play tea party?

    On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Mount Washington Historical Society will give little girls and women of all ages the chance to partake in a real tea party at the 19th-century Lloyd House Museum in Mount Washington. 

    Event organizer Melissa Thompson said teas have become popular in recent years and with the history of tea dating centuries before it became synonymous with Great Britain, she thought it was the perfect event for the historical society to host.

  • Sweet fund-raiser for Bullitt Co. CASA

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Folks from throughout the community recently gathered at MillaNova Winery in Mount Washington for a Summer’s Night Out benefitting Bullitt County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates.