• Reiter joins Stiles, Carter and Associates as senior accountant

    Stiles, Carter and Associates CPAs PSC, the largest locally owned CPA firm, has announced the addition of a new senior accountant, Jill Reiter, CPA.

    Reiter comes to SCA after working more than 11 years at Blandford & McCubbins CPAs, which is now Stiles, Carter & Associates’ Bardstown branch.

    Her experience includes preparation of tax returns, financial statements and reviews. She also has industry experience, which gives her a more complete understanding of the complex issues her clients face daily.

  • PHOTO: Ribbon cut for O’Bryan’s Farm Equipment

    The Bardstown Nelson County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for O’Bryan’s Farm Equipment. This local home, farm and garden supply store is owned and operated by Devin and Kenny O’Bryan. The store is open Monday-Friday 8:30a-5:30p and Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • Officials discuss solutions to the workforce shortage

    Good help is hard to find. But one solution is to build your own.

    State workforce and education officials came to Bardstown on Tuesday to implore business leaders looking for good help to become part of the solution.

    “I’m here to ask you to be on our team,” said state Sen. Jimmy Higdon. “The days of being able to find a kid who grew up on a farm and is a good worker are over.”

  • Heaven Hill expands Bernheim production

    Heaven Hill is set to fill its new and planned rickhouses at an even faster pace after a public unveiling Monday of its Louisville distillery expansion.

    Monday morning the Bardstown-based distiller dedicated a $25 million expansion of its Bernheim Distillery in West Louisville that brings its capacity to 400,000 barrels a year.

  • Fort Knox Federal wins Member Service Award

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union is the 2017 winner of the Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award in the more than $1 billion asset category. This is the eighth time the credit union has received the award, which is sponsored by the Kentucky Credit Union League and Credit Union National Association, for its commitment to serving members and the community since 1998.

  • Regional Job and Career Fair set for Thursday

    The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail, the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, the Elizabethtown chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (ESHRM) and KYJOBS.net will host the 2017 Fall Regional Job and Career Fair Expo Thursday The fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

  • Creating business

    Shaded from Saturday’s sunny skies, Emma Wagner of Louisville sat inside her booth occasionally answering questions from festival-goers about her work and hoping they might make a purchase. Like many of the 200-plus vendors at the weekend’s Arts, Crafts and Antiques Fair, Wagner was trying to promote her items, the first step in any business big or small.

    “Hoping for the best,” she said.

  • Residents warned of mail thefts

    Nelson County Sheriff Ed Mattingly warned residents of the Cox’s Creek area Monday to empty their mailboxes promptly and watch for mail thieves.

    “It appears that the person or persons opened some of the mail and then threw the letters out along Louisville Road,” Mattingly said in a media release.

  • Fegenbush named to ‘Farmers Hall of Fame’

    A man who would be easily recognized by anyone paying a visit to the Bardstown Farmer’s Market joined the Farmers Hall of Fame Tuesday night during the Nelson County Farm Bureau annual meeting at the Civic Center.

    Vice President P.J. Milburn announced Maurice “Apple” Fegenbush as the recipient of the annual recognition.

    “This year’s winner has been a lifelong farmer of many crops since he can remember,” Milburn said.

  • KentuckyOne Primary Care holds ribbon cutting