Today's Features

  • Winter is here!

    There may be snow on the ground, there is colder weather, lots of soups and stews, and then of course the stuffed up noses. It all sounds great until you’re blowing your nose every two seconds and your throat could pass for sandpaper.

    And if all that wasn’t enough, your lungs have to fight the losing battle of a cough so aggressive you feel as though the wind is constantly being knocked out of you.

  • Homeless program

    The Room in the Inn homeless program runs through March 31. The intake center is located upstairs in the St. Vincent de Paul building at 310 N. Second St. Every day from 5 to 6 p.m., guests can sign up and be directed to a place to stay. Community churches have joined together to take care of homeless people in their facilities. An evening meal and breakfast are provided. Call (502) 343-7000 for more information.

    Community Bible study

  • By Billy Holland

    Religion Columnist

    A brand-new year is here, and I am excited to see what the Lord has for us! Jesus addressed the church at Ephesus in the book of Revelation, chapter 2 about how he was disappointed they had left their “first love.” Now is a perfect time to consider that in all our plans for 2017, nothing is more important than staying close to God.

  • Presbyterian Church Christmas services

    First Presbyterian Church will have Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. Christmas morning, casual service is at 10 a.m., and Christmas morning traditional service is at 11 a.m.

    First Cedar Creek candlelight service

  • By Billy Holland

    Whatever you are going through at this time, be encouraged to know that God is able to take care of you. In researching the Hebrew name El Shaddai, we discover that it means, the all-sufficient One and is commonly translated God Almighty. Here are seven areas where we can believe he is the final authority and more than enough to save us and meet our needs.

  • Joseph Vernie Douglas and Doris Jean Douglas will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Dec. 31. Vernie is the son of the late Mary Catherine and David Clint Douglas, of Bardstown. Doris is the daughter of the late Floyd Adrian Vowels and Annie Mary Vowels, of Bardstown.

    Vernie and Doris Douglas were married in St. Joseph Church in Bardstown. They have four daughters, Anna Kirk, Barb Gardner, Ginny WyKoff and Bonnie Clark; six grandchildren, (two of whom are deceased) and four great-grandchildren.

  • Lexi Morris, 16, is not only a junior at Bethlehem High School, but also the designer of Nazareth Post Office’s new Christmas postmark.

    When USPS postmaster Cindy Beasley and her colleagues were planning what design they would use for this year’s holiday postmark, they devised the idea of letting Bethlehem High School students develop an art piece that they could use for the project.

  • Vine Hill Baptist Church

    Christmas events

  • By Roger Alford

    Religion Columnist

    It seems a woman had approached the clerk in a fruit market and asked for a pound of grapes.

    “My husband is fond of these,” she said. “Tell me, do you know whether they have been sprayed with any kind of poison?”

    “No, ma’am,” the clerk replied. “You’ll have to get that at the drug store.”

  • The five generations of the Lyvers family are Leona Lyvers, Jimmy Lyvers, pat Lyvers, Ashly Lyvers and Aniston Weaver.