• 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.

  • Tri-County United Way allocates first quarterly funds

    United Way issued its first quarterly payments Wednesday, disbursing $43,750 among 29 agencies that serve communities in various ways.

    “We help people who are in need,” said Sister Ann Boone, with St. Vincent de Paul, noting that the church, mission store and food pantry help provide food, clothing and financial assistance for community members. “The money we get from United Way is used for all of that.”

  • Tri-County Kentucky United Way 2015 totals

    Tri-County Kentucky United Way released the first of its quarterly payments to the agencies approved this year. The total amount to each agency approved for the entire year is:

    Agency Total approved

    Community Action Nelson County $22,500

    The Caring Place Domestic Violence $18,000

    Nelson County Community Clinic $14,500

    NELCASA $14,000

    Bardstown Adult Learning Center $12,000

    Springhaven Domestic Violence $11,000

    St. Vincent de Paul $10,750

    American Red Cross $10,000

  • Providing opportunity

    The Guthrie Opportunity Center is exploring new ways to add to its services for developmentally disabled adults.

    Some programs the center is looking to possibly add include a food service program, a shredding program to supplement the current recycling program, art services and a landscaping nursery, said Dick Heaton, chairman of the Guthrie Opportunity Center Foundation.

    “At this time, the foundation is focusing on researching the feasibility of these types of programs and putting together business plans,” Heaton said.

  • Reward offered for information on bank robberies

    Your Community Bank is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction following two bank robberies that occurred at the location on North Third Street, according a Facebook post by Bardstown Police Department.

  • Roby’s Caddyshack celebrates opening
  • Regional job fair scheduled April 16

    ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. – Individuals seeking career opportunities and businesses seeking talent won’t want to miss the 15th annual Regional Job and Career Fair Expo sponsored by the Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail, the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, the Elizabethtown chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management and KYJOBS.net.

    The fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

  • BBB announces new way to report scams

    The Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is proud to announce a new way for consumers to report scams!

    BBB’s Scam Tracker is a website, http://www.bbb.org/scamtracker/louisville, that allows consumers to report schemes and review other cases of fraud occurring across the United States and in their local areas. Consumers can also see what types of scams are trending.