Today's Features

  • Old Gospel Barn

    Old Gospel Barn, 11286 Louisville Road in Cox’s Creek, will have gospel singing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28. Special guests include Victory Road and the Cumbos. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

    St. John Saturday service

    The St. John A.M.E Zion Church invites the public to worship with them Saturday, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. The Rev. Roscoe M. Linton is pastor. For more information, call 348-1422.

    Contemplative prayer day

  • Editor’s note: Nancy Kennedy has been writing an annual psalm of thanksgiving since 1999 when she first started writing her column.

    Dear God,

    It’s that time of year when I sit down to compose my annual psalm of Thanksgiving. This will be my 16th year of making public my thanks and gratitude to you for yet another year of your faithfulness to me.

    This past year has been difficult in so many ways. At times I’ve felt like a dog’s chew toy, eaten up and slobbered on. I’ve felt pulled and pushed, stretched and torn.

  • Veterans Day celebrations and remembrances were held across the county Wednesday. Here a few photos of how the community honored those who have served.

  • Long before the Puritans offered prayers of thanksgiving at Plymouth, and even before Anglicans celebrated their first Eucharist at Jamestown, African-American Catholics were part of the first Mass in 1565 in St. Augustine, Fla.

    That was 450 years ago. And from that time until now, there has been a “presence … of Catholic African Americans in the United States of America,” Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville told worshippers Sunday afternoon at St. Monica Catholic Church in Bardstown.

  • One Bardstown Elementary School educator is using his experience in China to help students in Bardstown.

    Lance Blanford, a teacher at the school, went to the country for two months on behalf of Campbellsville University to help transition prospective Chinese college students to the culture of the United States.

    He taught the students about American food, entertainment, transportation and government.

    “Just the overall way of life,” he said.

  • Basilica of St. Joseph Mass

    time change begins Nov. 7

    The Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral Saturday Mass time will change to 4 p.m. effective Nov. 7.

    African-American Catholic History Celebration

    The Archdiocese of Louisville’s Office of Multicultural Ministry will host the 30th annual African-American Catholic History Celebration on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 4 p.m. at St. Monica Catholic Church, 407 S. Third St., Bardstown. For more information, call (502) 471-2146.

  • Nelson Christian Church recently announced that Marc Mobley is returning to the ministerial staff as associate minister with primary responsibilities in ministry with youth. He earlier served in a similar position with the congregation for almost 10 years. He and his family have continued to reside in Nelson County while he served with a missions organization in Lexington.

  • I love a good conversion story, that moment or series of moments that lead up to a person going from not belonging to Jesus to belonging to him.

    I remember telling my friend Mike that it was like getting married. Either you are or you aren’t. I told him you can think you’re married, say you’re married, live with another person as if you’re married, but unless you’ve signed the marriage license and said, “I do,” you’re not married.

    Over and over again, I hear people say, “But what will I eat for breakfast if I’m going gluten free?” OR “Gluten free fill-in-the-blank is so expensive!”
    My answer to both of these questions is, “Hold on, just wait a minute!” There are answers for you that won’t break the bank or cause you to hyperventilate, LOL.