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Events

  • 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.

  • 9/11 Not Forgotten

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County's down-home charm and sturdy patriotism have helped lay a foundation for a new 9/11 memorial.

    The American Fallen Warriors Memorial Foundation (AFWMF) Gold Star 11 Tour stopped at Shepherdsville City Park on its way to a new memorial site in Kansas City.

    The tour featured anchor stones from the World Trade Center slurry wall that are being transported as part of the new memorial.

  • National Quartet meets in Louisville this week

     LOUISVILLE - During the week of Sept. 8-14 over 40,000 Southern Gospel Music fans, representing at least 40 states and more than a half dozen foreign countries will travel to the 56th Annual National Quartet Convention. This will be the 20th and final Convention in Louisville, before the event moves to the city of Pigeon Forge,  in 2014.

  • Farm Bureau to host its Outstanding youth contest

          We will be holding the Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest on Sept. 21.  Contestants must be 15 years old, but not have reached 19 years old by Jan. 1, 2014.