• Sparks re-elected to Justice Association board

    Bardstown attorney Keith Sparks, a founding partner of the Bardstown law firm McCoy & Sparks, has once again been re-elected to the Board of Governors by the Kentucky Justice Association (KJA). The KJA is a statewide organization of attorneys dedicated to protecting citizens’ right to have their cases decided by juries, rather than corporate or special interest groups. Election to the Board is done on a statewide basis. Sparks has been a KJA member for more than 11 years and this his second successive year on the Board.

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  • Track renovations grant to aid local railroad line

    Kentucky will receive the bulk of the funding from a railroad improvement grant recently awarded to R.J. Corman Railroad Group as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Approximately $13 million of the $17.5 million TIGER — Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery — grant will fund the renovation and resurfacing of 246 miles of track belonging to three short-line railroads in Kentucky — including the Bardstown line in Nelson County. Two other short-line railroads will be renovated in West Virginia and Tennessee.

  • Eriksen Chiropractic opens in Bardstown

    Eriksen Chiropractic has recently opened a center in Bardstown. The new center is at 625 N. Third St.

    Drs. Kellianne Eriksen and Nicklaus Schram are ready for new customers. Both are second-generation chiropractors and graduates of Palmer College of Chiropractic.

    Eriksen and Schram grew up in a chiropractic lifestyle, allowing for greater understanding in the benefits of healthy chiropractic living.

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  • Bluegrass Cellular hires district manager

    Bluegrass Cellular Inc. has hired Jason Raymer as District Manager. In his new role, Raymer is responsible for the strategic management of multiple retail locations in the northern area including Hardin, LaRue, Nelson, Spencer counties and more.

    Raymer brings several years of retail sales and management experience to his new position.  He is accountable for managing and training staff, coordinating promotional events with community organizations and attaining monthly sales quotas at seven local retail stores.

  • Bolin recently joined Franklin Family sales team

    Scott Bolin recently joined the sales team at Franklin Family Chevrolet.

  • Lymes joins Hair Gallery

    Stacey Lymes is now at Hair Gallery, 101 Buchanan Blvd. Formerly of Fantastic Sam’s, she has five years experience. She can be reached at 349-9131. Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Restaurant to open early January on Court Square

    Those who saw the patio at the Harrison-Smith Home on Bardstown’s Court Square aglow with candles and a bustling crowd Oct. 15 may have wondered at the burst of activity in a building dormant for so long. In fact, it was a preview of what the owners hope to be many more brightly lit and busy nights to come — a dry run, of sorts, for the restaurant Circa, owned by Bill and Donna Ellis, which will open in early January with regional cuisine and a contemporary flair.

  • Fogle joins Decorating Den Interiors

    Megan Fogle recently joined the award-winning design team at Decorating Den Interiors/Nathalie Weisman.

    Fogle is a graduate of Marion County High School and an alumni of Sullivan College of Technology and Design. She is the oldest daughter of Brad and Donna Fogle, Loretto.

    Decorating Den Interiors has had a presence in the Bardstown area for 20 years, and Fogle is excited to have the opportunity to continue that tradition.