• Just your Standard Vacation

    Cassandra Smith took The Kentucky Standard along on a vacation to meet her father and family for the first time at the New Jersey shore.

  • Just your Standard Vacation

    Angie Hurst and Braden Campbell along with other family members took The Kentucky Standard to Columbus, Ohio, to watch the MLS soccer game between Columbus Crew and D.C. United.

  • Just your Standard Vacation

    The Kentucky Standard traveled to South Shore, to attend a family wedding with the Jackeys. Pictured are Pat Jackey, Damon Jackey, Jennifer Jackey (holding the Standard), Lori Jackey, and Daniel Jackey in the front.  Mike Jackey took the picture. They viewed the flood wall at Portsmouth, Ohio.  In the background of this photo is the suspension bridge over the Ohio River, connecting South Shore and Portsmouth, Ohio.

  • Just your Standard Vacation

    Cub Scout Pack 142 from the Bardstown UMC recently went camping with the Standard at Tunnel Mill Reservation in Charlestown, Ind.  It makes good reading and then good kindling.

  • Just your Standard Vacation

    Pernon Vurns, left, and Kenny Downs, right, took The Kentucky Standard to Idaho during a road trip through 16 states and drove 7,500 miles.

  • Just your Standard Vacation

    Recently Hugh and Linda Kirsch, Bob and Guyula Johnson and Mary Lou and Jerry Hood were guests at Lake Barkley State Park.

  • Herndon-Gies

    Lennea Faye Herndon and Eric Anthony Gies were married Oct. 16, 2010, in Gatlinburg, Tenn. in a private ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Faye and Steve Clayton, Fairfield, and Gerald Cheser, Louisville.
    The groom is the son of Sharon and Tony Gies, Cox’s Creek.
    The matron of honor was Jessie Weis.
    The best man was Joby Willis.
    They are making their home in Cox’s Creek.

  • Mackin-Bowling

    Kimberly Ann Mackin, Bardstown, and Nicholas Martin Bowling, Versailles, were married Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, at St. Catherine Church, New Haven.
    The Rev. Danny Schwendeman officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Lee Mackin and Marilyn Coulter, Bardstown, and the granddaughter of Bill and Laverne Mackin and Elsie Coulter, all of Bardstown.
    The groom is the son of David and Mary Ann Taylor Bowling, Versailles, and the grandson of Buddy and Susie Taylor, Bardstown, and Marguerite Bowling, New Haven, and the late Martin Bowling.

  • Birth-Duke

    Allisson and Paul Duke, Bardstown, announce the birth of a daughter, Kristen Grace, Nov. 25, 2010,at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Dianne and Bruce Chesser, Bardstown. Paternal grandparents are Mabel Norris and Roger Duke, both of Cloverport. Great-grandparents are Mary Lou McKinney and Clyde McKinney, Bardstown, J.A. and Joyce Boone, James and Bea Duke and Jessie and Jean Smith.

  • Birth-Sagrecy

    Jeff and Melanie Sagrecy announce the birth of a son, Harrison Lee, Sept. 30, 2010, at Norton Suburban Hospital, Louisville. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Mike and Laure Ballard. Paternal grandparents are David and Beverly Sagrecy. Great-grandparents are Jimmy and Martha Willett and Rose Ballard.
    The baby was welcomed home by a brother, Everett, 2.