• Standard ad director to become publisher of Shelbyville paper

    Scott Moore was multi-tasking as he was being interviewed by the newspaper he’s worked for the past four years.

    “I’m trying to get everything done before I get out of here,” he said.

    Today is Moore’s last day as advertising director for The Kentucky Standard. Tuesday he will start his new position as publisher of The Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, a twice-a-week newspaper that is part of Landmark Community Newspapers Inc., the parent company of the Standard.

    It was a move he didn’t expect to be making so soon.

  • Beshear praises Nelson’s progress

    Gov. Steve Beshear praised the Bardstown-Nelson County community as a model for economic progress when he came here Wednesday to celebrate Kentucky and the county being honored by Site Selection magazine.

    Beshear brought the big silver trophy with him to My Old Kentucky Home State Park and compared it to the NCAA title trophy that University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari toured the state with in 2012.

  • Mardi Gras in May

    Downtown Bardstown will transform from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for Mardi Gras in May.

    The local shopping experience will shut down the first and second block of North Third Street along with intersecting East and West Flaget.

    As part of Mardi Gras in May, guests can enjoy a glass of wine or beer from Bardstown Rotary Club, enjoy music from WOKH, Psychic intuitive readings by Rose, as well as numerous contests, raffles, discounts, activities and treats from local businesses.

  • Missionaries escape second Nepal earthquake

    Larry Meade and his team of missionaries, who had been helping victims of the April 25 earthquake in Nepal, were en route from the Himalayan village where they had been working to the capital, Kathmandu, when the second quake struck May 12.

    Suddenly a huge rock rolled down the mountain and between their two vehicles.

    They barely escaped being crushed.

  • Barbara Clark marks 15 years at ORBIS
  • St. Catharine College and FiveStar partner on scholarships

    St. Catharine College and FiveStar convenience stores recently announced a partnership that will keep college costs affordable and assist students in meeting their educational goals.

    Beginning in the 2015 fall semester, St. Catharine College will offer $500 FiveStar scholarships to new, first-time, full-time students who live at home and commute daily to campus.

  • Place matters in economic success

    By Mayor Edna Berger

    When I moved to Elizabethtown in the 1970s, I immediately felt connected to this community. I saw right away that this was a place with so much to offer, all driven by people who truly cared.

    I still recall when my child’s principal knew who I was and where I worked even though we had never met. I was blown away, but that’s just the sort of thing that turns a city into a quality community.

  • David Gregory to keynote Kentucky Chamber event

    David Gregory, renowned journalist and former moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” will present the keynote address at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Business Summit and Annual Meeting, presented by Bingham Greenebaum Doll, on July 27.

  • Making Good Scentz cuts ribbon
  • Lamkin Real Estate Auctions joins Kentucky Home Realty

    Kentucky Home Realty is pleased to announce that Lamkin Real Estate Auctions has joined forces to provide auctions.

    Col. Joe Lamkin is the principal auctioneer/realtor of Lamkin Real Estate Auctions LLC.

    Lamkin is originally from Marion County and maintains an office in Bowling Green and has recently opened another office in Danville. He plans to open an office in Bardstown as well.

    Lamkin has 22 years of experience in the auction business and two years on the real estate side of the business.