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Events

  • The reason for the season

     The Bullitt County Toys for Tots campaign yieled thousands of toys for little boys and girls this season.

    The kickoff to the annual campaign was a ride from Tractor Supply in Hillview to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

  • Shepherdsville High School Class of 1961 reunion

  • Operation Santa 2011

     Each year, the Hillview Operation Santa program provides over 400 food baskets and toys to families who are less fortunate during the holiday season.

  • All I want for Christmas...

     Trey Constant, 5, a preschool student at Roby Elementary, took a few moments Friday night to sit on Santa’s lap and give him a list of items off his Christmas list.

    Santa was busy on Friday and has been visiting many locations in Bullitt County over the past week.

    Watch in coming weeks for more Christmas photos, as well as Letters to Santa, which will begin next Wednesday and continue in the Dec. 19 and Dec. 21 issues.

    Remember the deadline for Santa letters is Dec. 9.

  • Lloyd House museum to be shown off on Dec. 11

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - After spending more than a year renovating the historic Lloyd House on Old Bardstown Road, the Mount Washington Historical Society will enjoy the fruits of their labor during a much anticipated open house this weekend.


    Everyone's invited to see the refurbished nineteenth century home and museum in its holiday splendor during the historical society's Old Tyme Christmas Open House on Sunday.

  • We love a parade

     Liberty Tax Service again sponsored the Christmas Parade in Shepherdsville on Friday night.

    Over three dozen units were lit up as they marched down Buckman Street.

  • Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest upcoming events

    SmartGardensand Landscapes: Wreaths – Holiday Decorating with Nature

    Saturday, December 3

    10:00 a.m. – noon

    Research Center

    Bernheim Members $45.00, non-members $60.00

    Registration and payment are required by 4:30 p.m. on the day prior to the program; call (502) 955-8512

  • HOLIDAYS: DECEMBER 2011

       A list of holidays, festivals, designations and special events scheduled during the month of December 2011:

    DECEMBER 2011

    MONTH:

    Bingo's Birthday

    Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention

    Egg Nog

    Fruitcake

    Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness

    Safe Toys and Gifts

    Spiritual Literacy

    Stress-Free Family Holiday

    Tie

    Universal Human Rights

    Write a Business Plan

  • AARP BBQ fund-raiser

     The Mount Washington chapter of the AARP marked Veterans Day with its annual BBQ Blast fund-raiser.

    Vietnam Veterans of America 454 opened the dinner at the Ralph Lutes Senior Center with a presentation of colors.

    The event featured musical entertainment from John Wigginton, who also served as the auctioneer.

    The dinner is the largest AARP fund-raiser of the year. Proceeds benefit the Peoples Bank Mount Washington’s Pick-a-Tree Star program, Mount Washington Community Ministries, veterans and the elderly.

  • Benefit set for rare disease

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Toni McKinley remembers thinking she had a perfectly healthy baby after giving birth to her son Trent.