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Events

  • Car show Saturday to benefit St. Aloysius Church

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local church hopes that a former community event will return as a plum of a fundraiser.

    The Hot River Nights Open Header Cruise “Blastin’ Down Plum Street” will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, hosted by St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

    Event organizer Depp Rasner said the hot rod portion would remain similar to past events hosted by Hot River Nights along Buckman Street.

    “This time we’re closing Plum Street,” he said. “The cars will be able to access the church parking lot.”

  • Festival Fun in the fall

     The Lebanon Junction Old Fashion Days parade turned out to be another big success. Nice weather helped and the large crowd followed the route into the Wall Street Park.

    See more photos from the festival and the parade by Mary Barczak in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Opportunity to get rid of household chemicals this week

     CLERMONT - For the first time, Bullitt Countians will have an opportunity to get rid of household hazardous waste.

    The collection will be done at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 5, starting at 8 a.m.

    Solid Waste coordinator Larry Hatfield said the collection site will remain open as long as the sate Division of Waste Management grant of $22,000 will last.

    This is for Bullitt County residents and it now open to commercial enterprises. You must bring a driver’s license proving your residency.

  • Quilt show at Paroquet Springs

     The Bluegrass Quilt Festival wins Blue Ribbon at the Kentucky State Fair for third year in a row for their opportunity quilt!

    Pam Heyna and Jo Ann Jeffries were both thrilled to see their version of Edyta Sitar’s “On Eagle’s Wings” quilt hanging proudly in the glass showcase this year at the Kentucky State Fair. 

    Both women, who are the board that makes up the Bluegrass Quilt Festival, (September 26-28, 2013) made the quilt as a fundraiser to support the show. 

  • Lowe's honors heroes for 9/11

     On 9/11, it gave new meaning to “home” land security.

    The Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Shepherdsville hosted a free cookout lunch for all Bullitt County police, fire and emergency crews.

    Store manager Kerry Self said Lowe’s employees wanted to recognize the local heroes for their everyday services.

    “Our employees are connected with this community,” said Self. “They decided to invite them in for lunch.”

  • Shepherdsfest changes do not alter goals of music, arts festival

     CLERMONT - The flocks will gather in the field known as the Bullitt County Fairgrounds for this year’s annual Shepherdsfest Christian Arts and Music Festival.

    The event has always been held on the grounds of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. For its 5th installment, coordinator Sherry Hurt said the popular event needed more space.

    “We have several churches working together to bring this event,” Hurt said.

  • Bugs and plants highlight Bernheim's weekend

     Bernheim will be abuzz for its annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 21.

    Take part in an insect safari, join the bug parade and even sample a chocolate-covered cricket at the Nitty Gritty Café.  It’s all part of a day full of activities for children of all ages beginning at 10:00am through 4:00pm.  Click here for a full schedule of BugFest activities.

  • UPDATE: Bite the Bullitt 5k Zombie Chase postponed

     UPDATE (Sep. 23): The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) has postponed its inaugural Zombie Chase scheduled for Oct. 5.

    C.R.E.W. director Daniel Crum said a low sign-up tally led organizers to hold off for now and schedule another time when more participants may be able to attend, possibly next spring.

  • Mount Washington prepares for festival

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It’s that time of year again. 

    The Mount Washington Family Fest will be Sept. 20-21 on Main Street.

    New this year, there will be inflatables for children to play on, said Bill Breeden, chairman for the Mount Washington Lions Club.  The club is sponsoring the event for the third year.

    Breeden said this is a special time for MW residents because it is also the last get together before winter sets in and it is something for  kids to enjoy.

    On Friday, activities begin at 4 p.m. and end at dusk.

  • 911 Remembrance on Sunday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- September 11, 2001, is a date that sticks in everyone’s mind. 

    Most remember where they were that day or what they were doing when they heard the news about the terrorist attack at the World Trade Centers.

    Bullitt County will have its third annual Day of Remembrance a couple days after to remember those who lost their lives this Sunday.

    This year the ceremony will take place in Lebanon Junction.