• “Garbage guys” brighten kid’s day with special gift

    A little boy on Quarry Lane got a visit from his heroes last week when the county sanitation workers dropped off an unexpected surprise.
    Lucas Hite, who turns 2 in March, has always loved watching for the garbage truck, said his mother, Amanda Hite.
    “He has stood at our big picture window for as long as he has been able, and watched in wonder as the awesome crew stops (in) front of our house,” Hite wrote to the Standard, adding that the men always waved, smiled and honked the horn.

  • Births: Hurt

    Katherine “Kate” Guthrie and Aaron Hurst, of Bardstown, announce the birth of a daughter, Gwendolyn “Wylee” Hurst, Aug. 21, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Patty Fox, of Bardstown, and Mike Guthrie, of New Haven.

  • Activist Rosa Clemente to lecture Oct. 27 at University of Louisville

    Activist, journalist and former vice presidential candidate Rosa Clemente will speak at the University of Louisville Oct. 27 about “Shades of Brown: Afro-Latino Identity.”

    The Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff Association is sponsoring her free, public talk at 7 p.m. in Floyd Theater, Swain Student Activities Center, during Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Local actor featured in historic play at Greensburg courthouse

    Daniel Rudd of Bardstown notoriety will be featured in the Greensburg play Lizzie Mears - River of Dreams, the Saturdays of Oct. 17 and 24.

    The play revolves around the exploits of Lizzie Mears, who was well known in Greensburg the first half of the 20th century.  She operated a massive farm north of Greensburg, was partners in a Columbia sawmill, and owned a roller mill in Barbourville.

  • Engagement: Brown, James

    Mr. and Mrs. James W. Brown, of Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Elizabeth Brown, to Todd Allen James, son of Connie James and the late Ted James, of Olive Hill.

    The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Bardstown High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is employed by Jim Hagan’s State Farm Agency in Bardstown.

  • Anniversary: Breys celebrate 60 years

    Louis and Irene Brey, of Howardstown, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a Mass at 10 a.m. Oct. 18, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Howardstown. A reception will follow in the church basement. All friends and relatives are invited.

  • Upcoming Reunions

    Coulter family reunion

    The Coulter family reunion will be at noon Sunday, Sept. 6, at Bloomfield Community Park. All friends and relatives are invited. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the day. For more information, call Darlene at 252-5405 or Diane at 507-8658.

    Bethlehem Class of 1985

    The Bethlehem Class of 1985 30-year reunion is Sept. 12 at Old Kentucky Home Country Club. Call Francis Smith at 348-7576 for more information.

    NCHS Class of 1995

  • Living, with Jesus’ love

    Gladys Davidson loves Jesus and Jesus loves her. It’s a comfort that the 102-year-old woman shares with everyone she meets during her stay at Colonial Health & Rehab in Bardstown.

    “I’ve been a Christian since I was a little tiny girl,” Davidson told the Standard and PLG-TV. “I lived through some rough times I never could if I didn’t have Jesus.”

    Davidson celebrated her birthday Saturday and while she couldn’t quite recall some of the family and friends that wished her well, she was happy to see anyone.

  • Local NSDAR set to host Vietnam vet tribute

    Joining a national effort to commemorate those who served in the Vietnam War, the Cox’s Station Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting a veterans tribute Sunday, Sept. 6, at Parkway Baptist Church.

    The tribute, which will be 3 p.m. at the church, will honor veterans of the Vietnam War who are from Nelson County or now reside in the county.