• Four winners crowned during second annual Snow Pageant

    Girls in glittering dresses worked the room last week for the second annual Snow Pageant, held at the Nelson County Civic Center.

    “I think it went very well,” said Beckie Downs, a director with the Nelson County Fair Board and member of the pageant committee that organized this year’s event.

    The pageant crowned four winners including a Snow Queen, Glitter Princess, Sparkle Princess and Ice Queen.

  • Wedding:Ballard-Taylor

    Anne Daily Isabelle Ballard, of Bardstown, and Lance Davis Taylor, of Springfield, were married at 6 p.m. Sept. 26, 2014, at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown.

    The bride is the daughter of Michael and Angela Ballard, of Bardstown.

    The groom is the son of Jimmy and Margaret Taylor, of Springfield.

    The Revs. Michael Wimsatt and Bill Hammer officiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

    The maid of honor was Margaret Ballard, sister of the bride, of Bardstown.

  • Engagement: Garr, Cecil

    The Rev. William “Bill” and Deborah Garr, of Paris, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitne’ Danielle Garr, to Kyle Blair Cecil, son of John and Ginny Cecil, of Bardstown.

    The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Bourbon County High School and a 2010 graduate of Bluegrass Community Technical College-Early Childhood. She is employed as a head start teacher at Paris Community Action Council in Paris.

  • Birth: Moore

    Matt and Katrina Moore, of New Haven, announce the birth of a daughter, Brynlee Marie Moore, Sept. 25, 2014, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. She weighed 1 pound, 2.3 ounces and was 11.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Joe and Anita Moore, of Louisville, and Bill and Kay Mattingly, of Bardstown.

    The baby was welcomed home by two siblings, Aiden and Audrina Moore.

    She was born at 25 weeks and is currently doing well. 

  • Birth: Fields

    Anthony Fields and Tracy Bray, of Bardstown, announce the birth of a son, Lucas Anthony Fields, Sept. 27, 2014, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 6.5 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jessie and Leon Bray, of Bardstown.

    Paternal grandparents are Angela and Mark Fields, of Springfield.

    Great-grandparents are Freida McDonald, and the late Joe McDonald and Norma Jean and Earl Fields.

    The baby was welcomed home by a sister, Adalynn Bray, 2.

  • Birth: Oliver

    Laura Nicole and Sabe Thomas Oliver, of Taylorsville, announce the birth of a son, Cambron Alexander, Oct. 7, 2014, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Lisa Richards and Buddy Harlow, both of Shelbyville. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Phyllis Oliver, of Taylorsville.

    Great-grandparents are Pat and Fred Richards, of Taylorsville, and Josephine Chesser, of Taylorsville, and the late Sabe Chesser.

    The baby was welcomed home by a brother, Sabe II, 4.

  • Bloomfield High School class of 1967 reunion
  • Bloomfield High School class of 1964 reunion
  • Kentucky Standard Halloween coloring contest winners
  • Niman turns 100

    Rita Pottinger Niman celebrated her 100th birthday at the home place near Boston where she and her 10 slblings were born.

    Nisan is the daughter of Lee and Estella Cash Pottinger, and she was married to the late Willis Kennedy Nisan.

    Of the 11 children of Lee Pottinger, Rita and her sister, Betty, remain. Their deceased siblings are Lottie, Louree, Newman, Virgil and Nancy Pottinger Meyers, children of Lee and Laurinda Newman Pottinger. Lee and Estella were the parents of Ethel Pottinger Roby, Samuel Pottinger, Ruby Pottinger Gaullett and Ann Pottinger Coyle.