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Sunnyside to host homecoming
Sunnyside Baptist Church will host homecoming services on Sunday, Sept. 24.
Dennis Wingate will bring the 11 a.m. worship message. A fellowship meal will follow.
Everyone is invited. The church is located at 2722 Knob Creek Road in Shepherdsville.
Jeep, Car Show for new Christian Academy
Cedar Grove Christian Academy will host a Jeep and Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
It will be held at the Cedar Grove Christian Academy, 4900 Cedar Grove Road, outside Shepherdsville.
Entry fee for a car will be $10. There will be live music and food.
All proceeds will be used to support the new Christian academy.
For more information, visit: cedargrovechristianacademy.com
Fill the Buss for Hillview pantry
The Hillview Boxes of Love is desperately in need of food items to refill its pantry.
The pantry feeds about 600 families each month.
There will be a bus from Sept. 5-15 at the Hillview Government Center from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
After Sept. 15, there will be a collection box at the government center on Crestwood Lane.
The goal is to fill the bus.
Sunnyside hosts fall festival
Sunnyside Baptist Church will host a fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1-3 p.m.
there will be music by Cull Hollow. Free food, cake walks and games for all ages. Plus, lots of great fellowship.
Everyone is invited. The church is located at 2722 Knob Creek Road in Shepherdsville.
Southern Hills to h most holiday craft fair
Southern Hills Church of the Nazarene will host its annual Holiday Arts and Craft Festival on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Vendors are still welcome to sign up on the church’s Facebook page.
There will also be a Candy Grab on Oct. 31.
For more information, contact Denise at denisepaige@gmail.com or Bonnie at Brown.Bonita.J@gmail.com
The church is located at 12320 Ridgemont Road in Pioneer Village.
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Want to gain control over your health?
Join us for our Diabetes, Nutrition, & More Support Group where we implement practical ways to manage and cope with diabetes, create healthy habits through good nutrition and lifestyle changes, and learn to control our weight and health issues.
The support group is led by our Health Educator at the BCHD, 183 Lees Valley Rd, Shepherdsville, KY 40165, on the second Tuesday of each month from 5-6pm. This support group is open to all Bullitt County Residents. For more information call BCHD Health Education at 502-955-5355.
Beautification committee to meet
The Shepherdsville beautification committee will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the government center on Conestoga Parkway.
The public is invited to attend.
Craft Fair at Hebron Presbyterian
The fall Craft Fair at Hebron Presbyterian Church will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, in the church’s activity building.
Prospective vendors are encouraged to sign up by contacting Betty Hogan at 502-600-1010 for details.
Christian school hosts yard sale
Amazing deals will be available on Saturday, Sept. 9, as a special yard sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at 4900 Cedar Grove Road. Proceeds will benefit the new Cedar Grove Christian Academy
Everyone is invited to the special event.
Fall Craft Bazaar at St. Aloysius
The St. Aloysius Catholic Women’s Club will host a fall craft bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 28.
It will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.. in the parish gym, located at 187 S. Plum Street in Shepherdsville.
There will be craft booths, silent auction, baked goods, hot dogs, chili and drinks.
Vendor space is now available. The cost is $30, which includes two tables and two chairs.
To reserve a space or for more information, call 502-593-7202.
Everyone is invited. The event will be held rain or shine.
Bullitt County Community Baby Shower
The Community Baby Shower will be on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, Shepherdsville, from 5:30-8 p.m.
The Community Baby Shower for pregnant women or mothers of babies 12 months of age or younger who are residents of Bullitt County.
The mother/mothers-to-be will have the opportunity to walk through the display area from 5:30-6:30 p.m. before the program begins. From 6:35-8 p.m., we will have an open panel discussion group with baby professionals. You will be able to ask questions and share any concerns. We will serve cupcakes, punch, finger food and draw door prizes.
To have an opportunity to win door prizes registration must occur between 5:30-6 p.m. For more information, please call Liz McGuire with the health department at 502-955-5355. RSVP at 502-955-5355 or https://surveymonkey.com/r/BABY2023
Nuts and Bolts of Diabetes Class
The Bullitt County Health Department is offering a new class open to the community. Nuts and Bolts of Diabetes is designed to give you basic information about diabetes.
It is not meant to take the place of diabetes self-management education or meeting with your health care team.
The next class is Sept. 19 from 4-6 p.m., please RSVP to 502-955-5355.
Waste tire collection Sept. 28-30
One of the more popular programs sponsored by Bullitt County Waste and Bullitt County Fiscal Court is the tire collection event.
This year, in partnership with the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, the free event will be held Sept. 28-30 at the Kart Country rear parking area in Shepherdsville.
The event will be held from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and again from 8 a.m. until Noon on Saturday.
This is open to all Kentucky residents.
Tire retailers, scrap/salvage yards and recycle businesses are prohibited from participating.
For more information, call 921-0134.
Gala to benefit CASA
The Felts Family Foundation will present the Great Gatsby Gala on Friday, Sept. 22, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.
Everyone is invited to enjoy this evening of the Roaring 20s. Walk the red carpet and 1920s attire is strongly encouraged.
The buffet dinner and entertainment will benefit the CASA program of the River Region.
Tickets are $75 per person. They must be purchased in advance on Event Brite. There are no refunds.
The event will run from 6-11 p.m. This is a 21 and over event.
Country singer J.D. Shelburne will be the guest performer.
For more information, visit bit.ly/felts-gatsby-gala-2023.
Lebanon Junction seeks vendor for festival
The Main Street Festival in Lebanon Junction will be held on Oct. 6-7.
The committee is currently seeking vendors for the event.
If you are interested, call 502-833-4311 for more details.
GriefShare hosts support group
GriefShare recovery seminar and support group meets at Bullitt Lick Baptist Church.
The current session will continue each Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through the end of September.
The program features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics.
For more information, call the church at 543-2483 or send an email to griefshare@bullittlickbaptist.org
Nichols PTA Carnival, Car Show
The Nichols Elementary PTA will host a car show/carnival on Saturday, Sept. 9, from Noon until 4 p.m.
There will be a car show with prizes and awards. Registration is $20 per vehicle and registration opens at 11 a.m.
There will be food, music, games and prizes. This is a partnership between the PTA and the Bullitt County Public Library System.
All are invited. The school is located on Highway 44 West in Nichols.
Cooking Matters class to be held
The Bullitt County Health Department is offering a new six-week class open to the community.
Cooking Matters is designed to give you basic information on how to prepare healthy recipes for you and your family.
Classes meet at the health department on Wednesdays, Oct. 11-Nov. 15. It will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
You must be able to attend at least five of the six lessons to participate. Only 16 people can participate.
The class is open only for WIC participants or part of the HANDS families.
Call 502-955-5355 to RSVP. Tell them you saw this in The Pioneer News.
Bullitt County’s Family Fest!
Family Fest is a FREE event that promotes the importance of the family being physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally fit. Increasing your physical activity can improve health, lower stress, and even improve social relations for all ages.
Spending time together with our families also plays a role in our overall health. It will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the All Inclusive Playground & Gym in Hillview from 9-11:30 a.m.
For more information, please contact Health Education at 502-955-5355.
MPCAA board to meet
The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency board of directors will meet on Monday, Sept. 25.
The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Spencer County Fiscal Court, 28 E. Main St. in Taylorsville. The public is invited to attend.
MPCAA serves Bullitt, Spencer and Shelby counties.
Class of 1973 reunion
The Bullitt Central Class of 1973 will hold its 50-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 6-10 p.m. at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.
The cost is $50 per person in advance. The ticket is $60 at the door.
RSVP with payment no later than Aug. 22. Make checks payable to BCHS 1973 Reunion, c/o Teresa Brewer, 153 Spruce Lane, Mount Washington 40047.
For more information, call 270-617-1363, 502-6441-0175 or 502-417-5304.
Retired teachers to meet Sept. 12
The Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m.
The meeting will be held at the building behind the Davidson Memorial United Methodist Church on South Buckman Street in Shepherdsville.
All retired educators in Bullitt County are invited to attend.Dress comfortably and enjoy some yoga.
Dare to Care in Lebanon Junction
The Dare to Care program in Lebanon Junction provides food on the third Monday of each month at 10 a.m.
To sign up for a food box, go to the St. Benedict parking lot. This is a new procedure to assist with traffic flow and safety in the area.
Looking for CREW members
Do you have a passion to help Bullitt County become a healthier place?
The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (CREW) is looking for you.
Community partners and citizens are invited to be part of a group which is working to make Bullitt County a healthier place to live and to work.
The next meeting will be on Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. If you are interested or just need more information, call 955-5355 and tell them that you saw this invitation in The Pioneer News.
Karaoke at Legion Post
The American Legion Post 157 will host weekly karaoke night.
This happens each Friday from 8-11:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited. the post is located on Cedar Grove Road at Old Preston Highway in Shepherdsville.
Legion Post hosts car & bike cruise
On the third Sunday of each month through October, the American Legion Post 157 will host a car and bike cruise.
This happens from 1-5 p.m. There will be food, drink and raffles.
The post is located on Cedar Grove Road at Old Preston Highway in Shepherdsville. All are invited.
Mount Washington Farmers Market
The annual Farmers Market in Mount Washington is open for business.
The Saturday markets will run through Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. until Noon.
On Wednesdays, running through Sept. 6, the market will be open from 4-7 p.m.
And from 4:15-5:45 p.m. each Wednesday, there will be Art @ The Market. In a partnership with the local branch library, free art classes will be held under the gazebo each week.
All the activities will be in the pavilion off Old Bardstown Road between the First Baptist Church and the library.
Shepherdsville Farmers Market
The Shepherdsville Farmers Market will be held each Saturday through Sept. 23.
Vendors will be at the market from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The Shepherdsville Police will be at the market on Sept. 9.
Live music will be presented on Sept. 16, as well as the Bullitt County Health Department.
The farmers market is located on Joe B. Hall Avenue just west of South Buckman Street.
Bullitt County Cattlemen’s 2023 Speaker Lineup Announced:
Mark your calendars and join local beef producers every second Tuesday of the month to learn new techniques in herd management.
Guests and non-members are always welcome to attend. Each meeting is free and approved for CAIP education requirements too! They will be located at BC Extension Office, 384 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, from 7-9 p.m. unless noted otherwise. Call 502-543-2257 for details.
Sept 12: Dr. Amanda Gumbert on Cow Pond Bank Maintenance, Riparian Buffers, and Water Quality
Oct 10: Dr. Katie VanValin on Cattle Nutrition and Feeding Distillery Waste Products
Nov 14: Dr. Steve Higgins on Providing Water for Beef Cattle in Rotational Grazing Systems
Celebrate Recovery
Faith Assembly of God will host Celebrate Recovery every Friday evening.
Everyone is invited. The sessions begin at 6:30 p.m.
On Saturday, Sept. 23, there will be a special day of Fellowship from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
There will be music, food, activities for children and face painting. All are invited.
The church is located at 6811 S. Preston Highway in Lebanon Junction.
For more information, call 543-1457.
Blood drive at Shep. FD
The Shepherdsville Fire Department will host a blood drive on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
It will be held from Noon until 5 p.m. at the Shepherdsville Government Center gym.
To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or go to www.redcrossblood.org
Fall Fest at city park
Journey Church and the city of Shepherdsville will host a Fall Fest on Saturday, Sept. 30.
From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., there will be various activities at the city park. Over 100 vendors will be on-hand, along with food trucks, family fun and music by the Kaintuck Band.
Everyone is invited to attend.
Food Truck invasion on Oct. 8
The second Food Truck Invasion will be held at the Shepherdsville City Park on Sunday, Oct. 8, from Noon until 5 p.m.
Over 20 food trucks will be joined by music by Soul Circus.
Everyone is invited to attend.
Color Walk with the mayor Oct. 14
Walk with Mayor Jose Cubero on Saturday, Oct. 14, starting at 9 a.m.
This walk will be brightened up at four Color Stations along the route.
The registration cost is $20 per person and proceeds will go to The Upper Room, a community center for teens.
To register or for more information, contact aodle@shepherdsvilleky.gov
Halloween event to benefit kids
K.Laree’s Halloween Spooktacular will be held on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.
Costumes are highly recommended.
The event will be held from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $50 with proceeds going to the Bullitt Central Youth Services Center and the principal’s lunch account.
Purchase tickets at bit.ly/Karee-Halloween.
Democratic Party to meet
The Bullitt County Democratic Party will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Central Library on Conestoga Parkway in Shepherdsville.
Col. Pam Stevenson will be the guest speaker.
The public is invited to attend.
First Baptist Monday meals
The First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville has resumed its Monday meals.
The community is invited for a free meal each Monday at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:50 p.m.
You can enter at the back or side doors.
The church is located on South Buckman Street next to the county courthouse.
Bullitt Ministerial group to meet
The Bullitt County Ministerial Association will meet on the first Wednesday of each month at Mr. Gattis.
The meeting begins at 1 p.m. All pastors and representatives of Bullitt County ministries are invited.
For more information, contact pastor Randy Pace at 543-4444.
Hillview Church Dare to Care
The Hillview Community Christian Church food pantry and Dare to Care program will be held on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.
It will be open from 5-6 p.m.
The drive-thru food pantry will be located at the City of Hillview Annex Building at 1191 Hillview Boulevard.
Only those in Hillview, Pioneer Village and Brooks are eligible for this site.
Anyone who would like to help, canned goods are desperately needed. They can be dropped off at the Hillview Government Center.
First Nazarene Dare to Care
Shepherdsville First Church of the Nazarene is hosting a Dare to Care food distribution every Tuesday.
The drive-thru food bank will be at the old Melton Food Mart every Tuesday from 5-6 p.m.
Bring something with your address and a photo ID to receive assistance.
This is for the 40165 and 40177 zip codes only. Bring boxes, bags or other containers to carry your food.
The drive-thru pickup is located on North Maple Street off Highway 44 East in Shepherdsville.
Turnaround Center activities
The Turnaround Pantry will be open at the main location on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.
Food boxes are available at 12:30 p.m.
The center is located at 11980 S. Preston Highway in Lebanon Junction.
Every Monday, Thursday and Friday at Noon, there is a hot meal provided at the Turnaround Center 2 Kitchen at 191 S. Poplar Street in Lebanon Junction.
Produce is also available.
And the Turnaround Market, located at 11491 S. Preston Highway in Lebanon Junction, is open by appointment only.
New items only. Call 502-488-1628 for an appointment.
HANDS program helps expectant parents
Having a baby or have a new baby?
Check out the HANDS program. It is free and voluntary.
A highly-skilled HANDS worker will provide fun, interactive activities to teach you and your baby to be the best you can be.
For more information, call the Bullitt County Health Department at 955-5355.
MW Lions Club fish fry Fridays
The Mount Washington Lions Club will host a fish fry on the second Friday of each month. The next one will be on Friday, Sept. 8.
The fish will start frying at 4 p.m. and goes until everything is sold, which is normally 5:30-6 p.m.
Everyone is invited. The fish fry will be at 810 N. Bardstown Road in Mount Washington.
Proceeds help to benefit projects in the community.
Bluegrass music in Hillview
The Hillview Government Center is again hosting Bluegrass Music and fish fry each Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
The public is invited to the free singing and the chance to purchase fish dinners.
The government center is located on Crestwood Lane in Hillview.
Masonic Lodge breakfast Sept. 2
Bullitt Masonic Lodge 155 all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held on Saturday, Sept. 2.
From 7-10 a.m., the public is invited to breakfast. The buffet cost is $9 a person.
The breakfast will be held the first Saturday of each month.The next will be on Saturday, Sept. 2.
The lodge is located on High School Drive next to Bullitt Central High School. Everyone is invited to attend. Dine-in or carryout available.
Bullitt GOP meets Sept. 7
The Bullitt County GOP will meet on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Shepherdsville Government Center.
The Republican Party meets on the first Thursday of each month in January.
Everyone is invited.
BCHS Youth Services food pantry
The Bullitt Central Youth Services Center has a food pantry available to families in all Bullitt Central feeder schools. It will not be open while school is out.
For more information or to make a donation, call Christy Hardin at 869-6013 or christy.hardin@bullitt.kyschools.us
Hillview CERT seeks volunteers
Are you looking for a way to make a difference in your community?
Join the Hillview Community Emergency Response Team.
Training is provided. You must be at least 18 to join the team. However, those 15-17 can join the junior program.
Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the community center at 298 Prairie Drive.
NB Lions Club to meet
The North Bullitt Lions Club will meet on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
The Jack Taylor Lions Building is at 200 Cathy Way in Hillview. Guests are always invited.
McNeil Lodge hosts breakfast
McNeil Lodge 586 hosts its all-you-can-eat breakfast on the second Saturday of each month.
The next breakfast will be on Sept. 9.
It will be held from 7-10 a.m. Donation is $9.
The lodge is located at 145 Ash Street in Lebanon Junction.
Everyone is invited.
Genealogical Society to meet
The Bullitt County Genealogical Society has returned to its regular meetings.
The next meeting will be on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. Author Gwinn Thompson will be the guest speaker.
All are invited.
Future meetings will be on Oct. 21, (Show and Tell); Nov. 18 (Reggie Van Stockum Jr.); and Dec. 9, Christmas Social in the history museum.
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