• ANNIVERSARY: Reeds celebrate 50 years

    Joe and Linda Reed celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 18, 1966.

    They have three children, Theresa Reed, Lisa Bischoff and Scott Reed; and six grandchildren.

    They had a luau with family and friends on June 25.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Willetts celebrate 60 years

    Bennie and Joyce Willett celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug.17. They were married Aug. 17, 1956.

    They have four children, Bennie, Kevin, Sissy and Ronnie; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Janeses celebrate 63 years

    Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Janes celebrated 63 years of marriage Aug. 12.

    They have four daughters, Diane Unseld, Marlene Greenwell, Faye Janes and Mona Allen; two sons, Charlie Janes and the late Vincent Greenwell; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

  • ENGAGEMENT:Jones, Ritchie

    Gary and Marlene Breeden, of Cox’s Creek, announce the engagement of their daughter, Britney Jones, to Morgan Ritchie, son of Morgan Ritchie and Cathy Hardin, of Bardstown.

    The wedding is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Nelson County Fairgrounds.

    All friends and family are welcome.

  • ENGAGEMENT:Allgeier, Collins

    Jeannie and Steve Allgeier, of Cox’s Creek, announce the engagement of their daughter Alicia Jean Allgeier to Dustin Daniel Collins, son of Cathy and Russell Collins, of Winchester.

    The bride-elect graduated from Bellarmine University in 2009. She is employed as a physical therapist at UK Healthcare in Lexington.

    The groom-elect graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2004. He is a marketing specialist with Van Meter Insurance in Lexington.

  • ENGAGEMENT:Hutchins, Chaney

    Dale and Lila Foster, of Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica N. “Nikki” Hutchins, to Dr. John H. Chaney, son of Drs. Glen and Sally Chaney, of Paducah.

    The couple are graduates of the University of Louisville.

    The bride-elect is a manager for site operations at U.S. WorldMeds.

    The groom-elect is a cardio-thoracic surgeon at Central Baptist Hospital.

    The wedding is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Walnut Way Farm in Shelbyville.

    Invitations are being sent.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Bowling, Brown

    Terry and Carol Bowling, of Bloomfield, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Carol Bowling, to Donavan Tyler Brown, son of Audie Brown and Jennifer Gilpin, of Bardstown.

    The bride-elect is a 2013 graduate of Nelson County High School and a 2016 graduate of Elizabethtown Community & Technical College. She is employed as a registered nurse at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown and as a waitress at Hometown Pizza in Bloomfield.

  • 60 years ago in The Kentucky Standard: May 1956

    60 years ago

    May 1956


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  • Glisson moves up in rank for Illinois National Guard

    A Nelson County native has moved up in rank in the Illinois National Guard, according to a press release from the Department of Military Affairs.

    Michael J. Glisson, of Festus, Mo., was promoted to brigadier general on Jan. 9 in a joint change of command and promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Ill.

    Glisson, a 1983 graduate of Nelson County High School, is a solider in the Illinois Army National Guard, and previously served as commander of the 65th Troop Command.

  • Flaget welcomes first baby of 2016

    As the Guns N’ Roses song goes, “All we need is just a little patience,” but at Flaget Memorial Hospital this weekend, Patience wasn’t going to wait. 

    Patience Lee-Ann Jameson, the hospital’s first baby of 2016, was actually born two weeks early. The baby girl was born just after 10 Sunday morning, weighing seven pounds, and was 20 and 1/4 inches long.

    For parents Samantha and Aaron Jameson, it’s a blessing.

    “She’s adorable, just like her mother,” Aaron said.