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Events

  • ROBIN HOOD at OLD MILL ELEMENTARY

    Students at Old Mill Elementary were taught timeless lessons by a classic character in a modern setting.

    Sponsored by the Family Resource Center, “Robin Hood” utilized student engagement to teach them about helping others, sticking true to themselves and doing what is right.

  • Ceremony set for Sunday to observe 9-11 attack

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The memory of that tragic day on Sept. 11, 2001, remains very vivid in the minds of so many people in America.

    Once again, an observance is being planned for Bullitt County.

    Magistrate Gary Lawson and state Rep. Dan Johnson are coordinating this year’s observance.

    The commemorative service will be on Sunday, Sept. 10, in the area around the Bullitt County Courthouse and the Bullitt County Judicial Center.

    The event runs from 2-5 p.m.

  • Wine Fest set for Saturday at fairgrounds

     CLERMONT - Five years of tweaking and maneuvering leads to a full day of festive fun and spirits at the 6th annual Kentucky Wine Festival, hosted by the Kentucky Wineries Association.

    This year’s event, co-sponsored by Independent II Packaging and All-American Container, will be held on one day instead of two, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9, noon to 10 p.m., at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

  • A Walk Through Downtown

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—With Mount Washington’s ever-changing scenery, sometimes it’s nice to take a walk down memory lane.

    Hosted by the Mount Washington Historical Society, over 30 residents joined in on the first-ever walking tour through downtown Mount Washington.

    Led by local historian Bobby Darnell and historical society president Dale Salmon, participants walked Main Street and viewed pictures of the same spots from up to 100 years ago.

  • Progressive dinner takes on new look for Chamber of Commerce

     The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will change up its annual Progressive Dinner this year.

    On Friday, Aug. 25, the Bourbon and Bites will be held.

    Participants will still travel to several locations but there won’t be the emphasis on a dinner.

    The night begins with a visit to the Jim Beam American Stillhouse from 5-6:30 p.m.

    The next stop will be at Four Roses distillery from 6:45-8 p.m.

    The final destination will be at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest from 8:15-9:30 p.m.

  • St. Aloysius turns picnic into Social Event this Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It may look like a summer picnic.

    It may sound like a summer picnic.

    And it may smell like a summer picnic.

    But, it’s not.

    It’s a “social.”

    Opting to not hold its annual summer picnic, St. Aloysius will host its first social event on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 4-10 p.m.

    All the normal things you might expect at a summer picnic will be present. 

    However, one difference is that the event will be held inside the air-conditioned gym.

  • Bullitt County festivities highlight solar eclipse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether or not it turned out to be the event everyone was expecting, it was still a major event.

    Throughout Bullitt County, many went outside with specialty glasses in anticipation of glancing at the first total solar eclipse over the continental United States since 1979.

    The sun grew dimmer around 2:30 p.m., but total darkness was not achieved in the county. Regardless, everyone had fun and even learned a few things.

  • Back to School Bash in Leb. Jct.

     LEBANON JUNCTION — Four hundred local students were prepared for with new backpacks, supplies, and haircuts thanks to the generosity of local churches working together.

    According to Church of God of Prophecy pastor Tina Lourd, the Driven Church contacted the Lebanon Junction Ministerial Association about hosting the back-to-school bash.

    The Elizabethtown-based church has hosted it previously in their area but, once other churches started hosting similar events, they decided to branch out.

  • SELF-DEFENSE: Life-saving skills on display

     HILLVIEW — There’s no re-dos in real life. When faced in a dangerous situation, there is often only one opportunity to get free. That’s where knowing what moves to rely on comes in handy.

    To Louisville Metro Police Officer Allan Manganello, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu offers the best options.

    “As an officer, I wanted to know techniques that were sure-fire ways to help me and my partner,” he said.

    Having studied martial arts growing up, Manganello began studying Gracie Jiu-Jitsu 25 years ago.

  • Plenty of free concerts as part of Kentucky State Fair Aug. 17-27

     LOUISVILLE -- The Kentucky State Fair announces the lineup for its Turf Concert Series, which runs throughout the fair, Aug. 17-27. 

    The series features a wide range of musical artists and there’s a different concert every night, for a total of 24 bands. 

    All shows are free with paid admission to the Kentucky State Fair.

    *Thursday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. - “Elvis Extravaganza” Tribute to the King plus Tribute to “The Statler Brothers”

    *Friday, Aug. 18, 8 p.m. - Ginuwine and TONY! TONI! TONÉ!