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Events

  • Pow Wow to return to the county June 1-2

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After taking a hiatus last year, the Red Crow Indian Council will resume its annual Spirit of the Eagle Pow Wow on June 1-2.

         However, it will be done with a heavy heart.

         Linda Dishon, a long-time member of the council and organizer of the Pow Wow, recently passed away.

         Eddy Glascoe, president of the organization, said that it is a huge loss but that others in the council have stepped up to make sure the event will be held as planned.

  • A Walk for Hope

     The Walk for Hope, a fund-raiser for A New Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Shepherdsville, was recently held.

    The fund-raiser provided funds for the center which provides information and resources for young woman in the county.

    It was held at Shepherdsville Park.

    For more information on A New Hope click here.

  • We Love a Parade

     Who doesn’t love a parade?

    The parade on Saturday morning is a big focal point of the annual Mount Washington Spring Festival.

    The Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball league uses the spring festival as its parade of teams. The Indians enjoyed the festivities on their float.

    Bailee Higgins was atop her big red tractor, which was another of the units in the parade.

    See more pictures in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Open mic Friday night to offer place for artists to show off their talents

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Writers, musicians and artists of all levels, from budding amateur to polished professional, will get their turn in the spotlight at a free event at Cedar Grove Coffee House May 17.

  • Wrocklage honored for her fight to battle colitis, Crohn’s Disease

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shepherdsville native Ida Wrocklage began battling one her biggest foes in life, ulcer colitis or inflammation, at an early age. She was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at 13.

  • Ladies get little extra attention at health agency

     The Bullit County Health Department knows the way to a woman’s heart—give her chocolate-covered strawberries and a free massage.

  • Relay for Life set for Friday nite at NBHS

     HEBRON ESTATES - Bullitt County residents are familiar with two big event each May.

    One is on the first Saturday, the Kentucky Derby. The other is the annual Relay for Life, hosted by the American Cancer Society, scheduled for May 17 at North Bullitt High School.

    For over 20 years local teams of individual families and businesses gather together to donate funds, walk the track and socialize. Most important, they all show up to honor local cancer survivors and their caregivers.

  • Plenty of summer camps for many types of interest

     EDITOR'S NOTE - This is a list of some of the camps offered this summer through the school system. Sports camps are usually also listed in the sports section of the paper.

  • National Day of Prayer

     Over 300 people gathered on a beautiful Thursday to celebrate the annual National Day of Prayer at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Ron Bradshaw and Terry Gallagher sang How Great Thou Art.

    Pastor Ron Lasley of Maranatha Fellowship brought the audience to its knees during his prayer for the military.

    Watch Dean Antle of Pleasant Grove Baptist sing God Bless America on www.pioneernews.net as well as other pictures from editor Thomas Barr.

  • Hats off to a grand educational event

     The Bullitt County Educational Foundation held its third annual Pre-Derby Affair at MillaNova Winery on Friday.

    The event included silent and live auctions and a dinner, as well as musical entertainment. Plus, there was a table to purchase those fancy Derby hats, which were in abundance at the gala.

    The fund-raiser is to allow the foundation to provide grant money for educational projects.

    See more Pre-Derby Affair photos and video in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.