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Events

  • Fund-raiser for animal shelter circus of fun

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Friends of Bullitt County Animal Shelter made an effort to help keep the local facility from becoming a circus.

    The newly-formed non-profit organization hosted its first major charitable fundraising event, Under the Big Top, at Parquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The fundraising dinner, along with a cash bar, included silent and public auction items, along with circus favorites such as clowns and mimes, carnival games and popcorn.

  • Happy 60th Birthday Zoneton Fire Department

     Zoneton Fire Department recently held an open house in honor of its 60th anniversary.

    The ceremonious moving of the old truck out of the bay and pushing the newest truck into the firehouse was just part of the ceremonies.

    Fire chief Rob Orkies gave a history of the department and led a recognition of many of those who were instrumental in getting the department started 60 years ago.

  • COLORFEST 2018: Annual Bernheim Forest family event this weekend

     CLERMONT - The foliage should be nearing its peak, which will make a beautiful backdrop for the annual ColorFest celebration at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

    “The colors are just beginning to change,” said Bernheim communications and marketing manager Amy Landon. “We’ll have the event just a little before the peak.”

    This year’s ColorFest event is scheduled for Oct. 20-21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The usual fun activities will take place along with a few new things, according to Landon.

  • Tickets on sale for first major event to generate funds for animal shelter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Animal Shelter has come a long way from its previous years of problems, issues, and a full media circus.

    Members of the new Friends of Bullitt County Animal Shelter non-profit organization will now hope to assist with a different kind of circus altogether.

    The group is hosting its first major fundraiser, Under the Big Top, featuring a dinner and auction at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. They are billing the event as “The greatest show in Bullitt County.”

  • You Can't Rain on Our Parade

      Over 60 units greeted a big crowd seated along Buckman Street on Thursday as the annual Bullitt Central Homecoming Parade was held.

    Jesse Bacon, the new superintendent, was selected as the grand marshal of the parade.

    For more photos from the event, click here.

  • Plenty of steps toward healthy family activity

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — They walked the walk and had the steps to prove it.

    The Wellness Walk, which served as part of the second annual Family Fest, proved to be a success at the tally of the total steps walked far exceeded any expectations.

  • Rain can’t stop survivors from spreading word

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—The rain can’t wash away the pain and it can’t keep away a vigil honoring lives lost to drug addiction.

    Breaking the Chains of Addiction, an organization dedicated to helping steer people away from drug use, hosted its annual vigil in the First Street Park in honor of National Overdose Awareness Day.

    Though the rain caused the walk portion to be cancelled, neighbors still gathered under the pavilion to discuss the impact addiction has had on their lives.

  • Full steam ahead for fun festival

     LEBANON JUNCTION—All aboard as the Fall Festival Express stops in Lebanon Junction this weekend.

    The train-themed fun will run Friday from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Wall Street Park.

    “Let’s face it: this is a railroad town,” park committee member Allie Phillips said. “Always has been, always will be.”

    Games, booths and live music from Junction Creek will take place Friday night at the park.

  • Shepherdsville Shindig of Music

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—It may not have been in the park, but there was still a musical Shindig in Shepherdsville.

    Hoping to make it a semi-annual event, the first Shindig in the Park moved to the Shepherdsville Government Center due to poor weather.

    Nonetheless, residents brought their foldable chairs and heard live music from recording artists EmiSunshine and Gary Brewer and the Kentucky Ramblers to local closet artists during an open mic segment.

  • REMEMBERING 9-11

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County’s annual 9/11 Memorial and Honoring Heroes Day took place again this year despite the weather threat from the remnants of Hurricane Gordon.

    This year’s event honored former State Representative Dan Johnson, with guest speakers including 9/11 first responders who had worked with Johnson during the aftermath of the attacks.