• Daisy award winners
  • Television winner
  • Elite Fitness Cheer welcomes Robertson

    Elite Fitness Cheer announces the hiring of a new instructor for tumbling classes, school and all-star teams, Zeke Robertson.

    Robertson is a cheerleader for the nationally recognized University of Kentucky, where he has been for the past two years and is majoring in communications. He also serves as a UCA camp staff instructor during the summer. Originally from Peachtree City, Ga., he also cheered for ACE of Atlanta on their Worlds Level 5 team for two years.

  • Mitsuba employees celebrate years of service
  • County applies for gas line grant for bourbon distillery

    The Fiscal Court is seeking state economic development funds to construct a 5,000-foot natural gas line into the Nelson County Industrial Park for the benefit of the Bardstown Bourbon Company.

    At their meeting Tuesday, the county magistrates passed a resolution giving Judge-Executive Dean Watts the authority to apply for a Community Development Block Grant from the state Department for Local Government to pay for the eight-inch gas line, which would come across the Bluegrass Parkway.

  • Get the skills employers want most

    By Carter Dyson

    Kentucky Career Center/Lincoln Trail

    Every job requires a certain mix of skills and knowledge. A welder must read blueprints, retailers must have merchandising knowledge, software developers typically need to know C++ and so on.

    Yet, the skills that many employers value the most apply to nearly every position in every field. These skills, commonly referred to as soft skills, can give you an incredible edge whether you’re looking for your next career opportunity or already on the job.

  • Hampton Inn Bardstown recognized with 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award

    Hampton Inn Bardstown has been recognized with a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Now in its fourth year, the award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.

    Hotels must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five. Volume, timing of reviews as well as a hotel’s tenure and popularity ranking are all factored into the selection process.

  • New officers installed for public retirees chapter

    Officers for the Lincoln Trail Chapter of Kentucky Public Retirees for 2014-2015 are Margret Short, Vice President; Donna Brangers, Secretary; Judith Lesher, President and Mary Dick, Treasurer.

     The Lincoln Trail Chapter of Kentucky Public Retirees meets the second Monday of each month at Ryan’s Family Steak House in Elizabethtown at 11:30 a.m.  

  • Maria Cano celebrates decade on job at Inouac
  • Dr. Sara Rogers joins dentistry

    Bloomfield Family Dentistry announces Dr. Sara Rogers as the new associate at the Fairfield Hill road location in Bloomfield.

    She grew up in Bloomfield, living on a dairy farm. Rogers is thrilled to begin practicing dentistry in her hometown. She received her B.S. in biology from Western Kentucky University and her doctorate in dental medicine from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

    She practiced in Elizabethtown for four years prior to joining Bloomfield Family Dentistry.