• Clark may demolish Old Stable addition

    Christy Clark, owner of Mammy’s Kitchen, may demolish a patio addition at the front of the Old Stable at 116 W. Stephen Foster Ave., which she has purchased to be the new location of her restaurant.

    The City Council on July 22 accepted the Bardstown Historical Review Board’s latest certificates of appropriateness. Three of the six applications were from Clark and The Old Stable Inc.

    The removal of the 390-square-foot addition was approved on the condition that a site plan and materials be approved before the demolition begins.

  • Salt River recognized for work in communications

    Salt River Electric has been recognized by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association for outstanding work in communications.

    In a national competition sponsored by the Council for Rural Electric Communicators, Salt River and Randy Burba earned a national award for a photograph that appeared in the co-op’s monthly newsletter.

    The award, received as part of the annual Spotlight on Excellence program, will be presented during a special ceremony in San Antonio, Texas, on May 14.

  • Howard Johnson’s sold at auction

    The former Howard Johnson’s on New Haven Road could be getting a new lease on life.

    The property, which closed in March, was auctioned off Thursday. The winning bid was around $650,000, according to the auctioneer, entered by a local individual working in partnership with another from Los Angeles.

    James Keith, with Hilco Real Estate’s Elizabethtown office, declined to identify who won the auction, saying the sale is not yet closed. The bidding opened at $500,000 and was conducted both online and at the facility.

  • Bardstown at Home awarded by governor for efforts

    A local organization is helping senior citizens in the community live more independently.

    Through transportation, minor household assistance and socialization, Bardstown at Home provides important services that many older people living on their own might struggle with and fulfills their desire to “age in place” rather than in a nursing home or assisted living facility.

    “Our purpose is to help senior citizens stay safely in their own homes as long as possible,” Bardstown at Home Director Vivian Fleenor said.

  • Gartland’s celebrating 40 years in business
  • Brown honored with DAISY Award
  • Medica opens in Bloomfield
  • WORK MATTERS: Workforce Investment program makes training affordable for employers

    Jim Skees

    Lincoln Trail ADD

    Just as most businesses do not find instant success, a new employee won’t hit full capacity on the first day on the job. Hiring and training a new employee takes time and, for some companies, training new employees presents an expense that might even slow growth.

  • Volunteers fund new surgical tech

    The Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation received a nearly $10,000 gift from the Flaget Auxiliary, an organization of volunteers who help visitors and patients at the hospital. The funding will support the purchase of an endoscopic carpal tunnel surgical system for minimally invasive procedures.

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is the numbness, tingling, weakness or other problems in the hand as a result of pressure on the median nerve in the wrist.

  • Down-Hurst awarded at AllState

    At Allstate, agent Amy Down-Hurst is considered a community leader. Community involvement is an extension of what AllState agents do every day — protecting people and preparing them for the future. Pictured are board of directors chairwomen, Jan Ballard, Amy Downs-Hurst and Red Cross director Susan B. Hardin.