• Tea Cozy Yarn Studio holds ribbon cutting
  • Credit union appoints Krimm to VP of human resources

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union has announced the appointment of Jill Krimm as vice president of human resources. She will be in charge of all credit union recruitment, employee benefits administration and general training.

  • WORK MATTERS: Bringing more people into the Lincoln Trail workforce

    By Lisa Boone

    Months ago, the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board set out to develop a thoughtful strategic plan that not only assures our regional workforce development system is responsive to the needs of job seekers and employers but also addressed the system’s change in focus as laid out by the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

  • Silent Brigade Distillery joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association

    The Kentucky Distillers’ Association recently announced that Silent Brigade Distillery in downtown Paducah is the newest member of the nonprofit trade group that unites Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.

    Silent Brigade was founded in 2014 by Keith Bundy and John Brown, co-workers and friends for more than a decade. Their skills as a boilermaker and crane operator, respectively, led to a shared passion for researching, designing and crafting copper stills.

  • St. Joseph Grade School end-of-year honor roll 2016-17

    Fourth Grade



    Hudson Arms

    Abby Ebelhar

    Alex Evans

    Abby George

    Olivia Hamilton

    Elijah Stein



    Max Brewer

    Addy Greenwell

    Faith Lanham

    Ellery Smith

    Cal Yates



    Garrett Lanham

    Isaac Riggs

    Ryan Spalding

    Gracie Zutterman



    Madilyne Devine

    Will DeWitt

    Sydney Downs

    Nicholas Giardina

  • Hampton Inn receives TripAdvisor awards

    Hampton Inn by Hilton Bardstown, located at 985 Chambers Blvd. in Bardstown, and Hampton Inn by Hilton Lebanon, located at 1125 Loretto Road in Lebanon, have received 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Awards.

    The achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

  • Distilleries hosting breakfasts to recruit ride-share drivers

    Drivers for an on-demand ride service are needed, and Heaven Hill is treating potential recruits to a breakfast scheduled for Thursday, July 27.

    Earlier this year, the Kentucky Distillers Association announced a partnership with the ride service Lyft in areas along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

    But the service needs drivers based in the Nelson County area in order to keep wait times down. Drivers can earn up to $35 an hour, said Ali Edelstein, KDA’s director of social responsibility.

  • Urgent care center coming to Bardstown

    First Care Clinics will soon offer another option for those who need to see a doctor on short notice.

    The company, based in Nashville, is quickly spreading its footprint in Kentucky, where it opened its first clinic two and a half years ago, and currently has four under construction, including the one being built in Bardstown on John Rowan Boulevard in front of Kroger.

    Rob Pantoja, founder and CEO of First Care Clinics, and Dr. Jill Obremsky, chief medical officer, visited the Bardstown construction site Thursday.

  • Publication praises Bloomfield Farms’ gluten-free bread

    A Bardstown-based business is being praised for one of its newest products: a gluten-free, allergy-friendly, vegan sandwich bread.

    Bloomfield Farms ranked favorably among the Best Gluten-Free Sliced Breads of 2017, a review of 75 bread varieties by the magazine “Gluten Free & More,” and was among the top 10 of the publication’s favorite white breads. Reviewers looked at taste and texture for the bread, praising Bloomfield Farms for its bend, softness and flavor.

  • Free training for in-demand fields possible with Work Ready Scholarship

    By Justin Pate

    Employers in high-demand industries across our region are facing the same challenge. They are struggling to find the skilled employees they need to replenish an aging workforce, grow their businesses and remain globally competitive. At the same time, many Central Kentuckians with the potential to succeed in our region’s growing career fields are held back by the financial burden of continuing their education.