• PLAY!!!

     HILLVIEW - The summer solstice annually brings the most daylight to the Earth.

    The Bullitt County Health Department recognizes that opportunity as the most time each year to go outside and play.

    The 2016 Longest Day of Play event was hosted at the Little Flock Community Center.

    Patrons had an opportunity to participate in many outdoor activities and sports, such as soccer, Frisbee, nine-square, cornhole and more.

  • Plenty of fireworks this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There will be fireworks flying a little early this year for Bullitt Countians.

    The annual event that has combined the Shepherdsville City Fair and the Bullitt Blast will be held June 30-July 2 at the First Street Park.

    According to Zoneton Trowel Club Secretary Harlen Compton, the largest fireworks show in Bullitt County will start at approximately 10:10 p.m. on Saturday as a finale for the Bullitt Blast and Shepherdsville City Fair.

  • Mother Nature continues to play role in county fair attendance

        CLERMONT -- Mother Nature may have yet again played a role in a county fair that saw a dip in its normal attendance numbers.
        “We don’t have an exact total yet, but we had around 10,000 people total,” said Bullitt County Fair president Jimmy Anderson.
        While 10,000 is more than last year’s rain-drenched attendance, Anderson said it is still starkly smaller than previous fairs during his tenure.

  • Bullitt Blast Dash set for July 4

     The Bullitt County Family YMCA will host its fourth annual Bullitt Blast Dash on Monday, July 4.

    The race will start at 8 a.m. at the YMCA facility on Joe B. Hall Avenue in Shepherdsville.

    This is a 5K run/walk.

    Race packets will be available July 1-3 at the YMCA or at 7 a.m. on the day of the race.

    If you register by June 20, you are guaranteed a T-shirt. Prizes awarded to the top finishers.

  • County Fair begins on Monday

     CLERMONT -- Sounds of rejoice echo throughout Bullitt County as fair board president Jimmy Anderson utters those four magic words: “Pork chops are back.”

    That is right, fairgoers, the much loved pork chops will make their valiant return to the fair on the afternoon of Friday, June 17, after spending a few years on vacation.

    Pork chops are just one of the fair favorites returning to the Bullitt County Fair, though.

    The Bullitt County Fair runs June 13-18.

  • Memorial Day ‘16

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Each year, Lebanon Junction VFW Post 8293 hosts a Memorial Day observance.

    This year’s event was again held at the Lebanon Junction Post Office.

    Several individuals spoke during the ceremony.

    See more photos from Memorial Day celebrations in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Hillview City Fair set for June 9-11

                HILLVIEW - It has become a way to experience some summer fun, close to home, and help a few worthwhile charities at the same time.
        The Hillview City Fair returns for the sixth consecutive year to the Hillview Government Center June 9-11, presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club.
        “It’s the premiere event in northern Bullitt County, said Trowel Club treasurer Harlen Compton. “It’s the fair experience in your own back yard.”

  • Salt River Bridge dedicated to Women’s Army Corps members

         SHEPHERDSVILLE - American Legion Post 157 commander Dirk “Mac” McCoy mentioned that later this year the first female United States military infantry members will step into combat.

    It added to the importance of dedicating the Highway 61 Salt River bridge in honor of the Women’s Army Corps.

  • Bernheim invites public to help break world tree hugging record

     CLERMONT - Bernheim officials announced plans to break the world tree hugging record on June 4.

    Dubbed the Bernheim Big Tree Hug Challenge, the Guinness World Record attempt will require at least 1,201 tree huggers to break the record of the most people hugging trees at the same time at the same location.

  • Lebanon Junction hosts Crusade block party

    Nothing brings people together like helping children and, this year, Lebanon Junction got a head start in the annual Crusade for Children fundraiser with a block party hosted by the fire department.

    Firefighter Mark Shumaker organized the event with the help of donations and volunteers from throughout the city.  The party featured a car show, live entertainment, face painting, snow cones and a bouncy house provided by Vine Hill Baptist Church.