• Photo: Chemco Federal Credit joins BBB
  • Funeral homes to merge, build shared facility

    Greenwell-Houghlin-Northside and Mann & Greenwell funeral homes are planning a merger that will close both existing locations and open a brand new “state-of-the-art” funeral home on KY 245.

  • Cute Nails salon opens

    Savuth and Chharrin Som recently opened a new salon, Cute Nails. Located at 640 E. John Rowan Blvd., they specialize in manicures, pedicures and all nail services.

  • Woodys attend Optometric Educational Congress

    Dr. David Woody and Dr. Lisa Sloan Woody, optometrists, whose office Bardstown Eye Care Center is at 311 N. Third St., Bardstown, attended the Kentucky Optometric Association’s 109th Annual Spring Educational Congress April 28-May 1 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Louisville.

    At the conference, the doctors attended lectures on diabetes, macular degeneration, glaucoma and pharmacology updates. In addition to four days of continuing education, the conference also included an exhibit hall featuring the latest products and services in optometry.

  • Greenwell joins Town & Country

    David Greenwell has joined Town & Country Bank as a retail lender. Greenwell comes to Town & Country with more than seven years banking experience from PNC Bank and its predecessor National City. He holds a bachelor of arts in management and supervision from St. Catharine College and a master of science in accountancy from the University of Phoenix.

  • Barton donates $37,500 to local organizations

    Barton Brands of Kentucky gave in a big way to organizations in the community Tuesday.

    Barton 1792 Distillery donated $37,500 to community organizations from Nelson County and Bardstown. Mayor Bill Sheckles and Nelson County Judge Executive Dean Watts received the donations and distributed them to eight organizations in the region.

    Vice President of Plant Management, Johnnie Colwell addressed organizations at the distillery.

  • Public Record: Zoning Compliance

    The Joint City-County Planning Commission has issued the following zoning compliance permits for the weeks of June 6 and June13.

    Jay Wimsett, 864 New Hope Road (KY 52), New Haven, commercial accessory structure.

    Beau Coomes, Lot No. 2, Heritage Park, 103 North Parkside Drive, Bardstown, single family.

    Roger Byrd, Lot No. 33A, Springhill Subdivision, 107 St. James Court, Bardstown, accessory.

    Jamalyn Yanke, Lot No. 327, Cottage Grove Estates, Phase VII, 101 Hamilton Court, Bardstown, accessory.

  • Heaven Hill Distilleries acquires Worldwide Rights to Admiral Nelson Rums From Luxco

    Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc., the nation’s largest family- owned and operated distilled spirits company, recently announced it has acquired the worldwide rights to the Admiral Nelson family of rums from Luxco, Inc.  The Admiral Nelson brand is the spirits industry’s fastest growing spiced rum, and is the second largest selling spiced rum in the United States.

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  • Shopping local means investing locally, Chamber says

    Local businesses in Bardstown have seen an unusual increase in the number of $2 bills in their cash registers since November.

    Elizabeth Wilhite, owner of Izzy’s boutiques, said that she has seen several bills spent by customers since November.

    “I was wondering why I kept getting all of these two-dollar bills,” Wilhite said. “The customers would use the ($2) bills in addition to $10s and $20s.”