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Events

  • Celebrating tourism in Bullitt County

     CLERMONT - Bullitt County Tourism Day, in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week (May 3-11), was hosted at the Interstate 65 Welcome Center May 8.

    The celebration, hosted by Bullitt County Tourism, featured booths representing Bernheim Forest, Jim Beam American Stillhouse, Forest Edge WInery, Bullitt County Basket Guild and the Mount Washington Quilting Bees.

    Members of the Bullitt County Arts Festival performed outside at the Welcome Center.

  • Mount Washington Spring Festival

     The show must go on when you are holding a big community event.

    The rains stopped long enough to hold the Mount Washington Spring Festival parade on Saturday.

    Despite some tough weather, the festival was held on Friday and Saturday.

    See more photos by Mary Barczak in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • RELAY FOR LIFE FRIDAY: Annual fund-raiser brings entire county together at NBHS for one common cause

     HEBRON ESTATES - The fight against cancer is worldwide, but Bullitt Countians gather at North Bullitt High School to celebrate the victories and honor loved ones at the annual Relay for Life.

    This year’s Relay theme is “Saving Lives Around the World” with each team camp site decorated in honor of various countries.

    For two decades the Bullitt County Relay for Life has offered a way to raise funding for cancer research and raise awareness of the disease.

  • Zombie Math planned for students at North Bullitt High next fall

     A successful funding proposal plus a partnership equals a greater understanding of linear programming and Algebra II.

    That is what North Bullitt High School math teacher Emir Dizdarevic plans with the implementation of a new program called Zombie Math.

  • Students get chance to learn about life on farms

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County students always enjoy the close-up view of rural and agricultural life thanks to the Bullitt County Extension Service’s Farm FIeld Day.

    The event, hosted along with the Bullitt County Farm Bureau, allows students an opportunity to experience agriculture-related topics with hands-on activities and information from experts.

    The most recent Farm Field Day was held for students from Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction and Mount Washington Elementary. The event was coordinated through each school’s Family Resource Center.

  • JUNK....JUNK....and more JUNK

     The county residents filled up 23 dumpsters in three sites last month.

    The final day to dispose of junk by county residents will be this Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the old Shepherdsville High/Middle and at Lebanon Junction Elementary.

  • National Day of Prayer

    The National Day of Prayer was celebrated once again at the Shepherdsville City Park on Thursday.

    Pastors from various churches in the community gathered at the park to lead prayers for various topics.

    See more photos by Tom Barr in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Carrying the Cross on Good Friday

    Members of the Full Gospel Christian Church recognized Good Friday with their annual walking of the crucifix through Shepherdsville.

    The group's journey began at the church on S. Preston Highway, north to Highway 44, and east over Interstate 65 and past Bullitt Central High School.

    The crucifixion walk, to commemorate the walk Jesus took on Good Friday, has taken place over 10 years. Church members said they receive generally positive responses from drivers and business owners.

  • Lebanon Junction festival scene will be a little different come this fall

     LEBANON JUNCTION - The month of September usually heralds the return of the annual Old Fashioned Days Festival.

    However, this year it will be nowhere in sight for patrons... for that month anyways.

    Last month, OFD committee president Terry Stovall resigned. 

    Lebanon Junction resident Paula Ballard replaced him as the new leader. She was previously on the OFD committee for three years before taking last year off.

  • Huntin’ for Eggs in Hillview

     The annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by Operation Santa, was held on Saturday at the Hillview Government Center.

    Hundreds of youngsters hit the trail to find eggs and even a few special prize eggs.

    See more pictures from Thomas Barr, as well as other Easter photos, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.