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Today's Features

  • Savannah and Travis King, of Bardstown, announce the birth of a daughter, Mia Kjeston, June 10, 2017, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. She weighed 4 pounds, 7 ounces and was 16.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Mark and Theresa Proctor, of Chaplin. Paternal grandparents are Bradley and Sharon King, of Brooks.

    Great-grandparents are Dewayne Byrd and the late Kjeston Byrd, of Willisburg and Bill and Rebecca Proctor, of Chaplin.

  • Old Gospel Barn gospel singing
    Old Gospel Barn, 11286 Louisville Road in Cox’s Creek, will have a gospel singing performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 24. Special guests will be Brighter Day Gospel Band. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

    Van Buren Baptist Church archery program

  • Have you ever known someone who was even-tempered and composed even when circumstances seemed to be falling apart all around them?

    In times of a serious crisis, somehow these individuals remain calm and collected and in fact, it’s not unusual to see them comforting the very ones who came to help.

    So, what is the secret to living in a peaceful state of mind? It’s coming to the point in our journey where we simply begin to realize who God is. For Christians, it only makes sense this would include believing what he has said is true.

  • The Heart of Kentucky Men’s Chorus and the Heartland Filles will both perform at this week’s edition of the Edward Jones Summer Band Concert Series at Bardstown Community Park Friday at 7 p.m.

    First to take the stage will be the Heart of Kentucky Men’s Chorus, a group of more than 30 from Elizabethtown dedicated to the performance of barbershop music.

    Formed in 2007, the group performs special arrangements of songs more frequently performed by male quartets, but expanded for a full men’s chorus.

  • For those anxious to get their hands on a copy of “The Old Winter,” a limited DVD release will take place at two upcoming signing events in Bloomfield.

    Filmmaker John A. Coulter announced late last week that he and a few of the film’s cast would be at the Bloomfield library from 1-3 p.m. June 24 and July 1.

  • It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe.

    Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh?

    Today’s Focus is on prosciutto.

    As far back as 100 B.C., Romans were drying pork legs in salt to create the delicacy known as prosciutto. Not familiar with this form of pork?

    Well, if you enjoy bacon, I’m willing to bet you will absolutely fall in love with prosciutto.

    Prosciutto is dry-cured ham that comes from Italy.

  • Wakefield Baptist Church VBS

    Wakefield Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school, “Galactic Starveyors,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 19-23. Family night is June 23, at 6:30 p.m.

    Loretto Motherhouse Church concert

    Soprano Sarah Hoeppner and Pianist Adrienne Fontenot will present “Songs of Hope and Healing” in the Loretto Motherhouse Church on Saturday evening, July 1, at 7 p.m. Join us as we celebrate life through songs by composers including Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland and Ricky Ian Gordon.

  • Pastor celebration at St. John A.M.E. Zion

    The St. John A.M.E. Zion church family will honor their pastor, the Rev. Roscoe M. and First Lady Elizabeth Linton at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 10. The public is invited to attend.

    Fairmount Church of Christ VBS

    Fairmount Church of Christ, 287 Arnold Lane in Bloomfield, will have a one-day vacation Bible school “Fishers of Men,” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 10, for all ages. Lunch will be provided. Call (502) 507-8682 for more information.

  • By Billy Holland

    I never grow weary of writing about prayer because, to me, it’s the heart of our spiritual communication with God.

    Even though I believe that our Heavenly Father listens and all things are possible with him, I must admit I do not pray like I should.

  • The Bardstown-Nelson County Ministerial Association has chosen its leaders for the year ahead.

    The group met May 15 at the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and served sheriff’s deputies and Bardstown Police officers and local first responders before electing their new officers for 2017-18.

    “This is done each year and arranged by the police chaplains,” said Lisa Zahalka, president of the group and pastor of two churches, Big Spring Bloomfield Presbyterian and Trinity Baptist Church in Bloomfield.