The 2015 Bourbon Sampler was held at the Guthrie Opportunity Center Saturday and saw distilleries from around the area. Scholarships were awarded to two students and the 2015 posters were unveiled. Scholarships were sponsored by Toddy's Liquor, Smith Bros. Trucking, Bluegrass Ice and Brown Foreman and went to students Rachel Ann Williams and John Michael Keyes. Here are photos from Saturday's event.
The JROTC at Nelson County High School hosted an anniversary 5K commemorating 99 years of the program worldwide. The local 5K was conducted simultaneously with others around the world in an effort to reach the most participants in a 5K, multi-location. These are some photos from Saturday's event.
BHS Strings Orchestra concert On Monday, April 27 at 7 p.m. 17 members of the Bardstown High School Strings Orchestra, under the direction of Mrs. Paola Land, will perform a variety of musical pieces in the Life Center at Bardstown United Methodist Church. The concert is presented by the Stephen Foster Music Club. Refreshments will be served following the performance. The public is invited to attend.
Between 10 and 20 percent of Americans suffer from hearing loss, yet one in three who need hearing aids don’t have them. What that means is that they aren’t living full lives.
“If I can’t hear, I’m not likely to go to movies, plays or restaurants,” said Ed Schickel, a board member for the Hearing Loss Association of America chapter in Bardstown. “I miss out on a great part of life, and I am more likely to experience dementia.”
The Old Kentucky Home Chapter of the HLAA wants to help.
If a visitor to Bardstown from out of state were to ask about the Civil War Museum, she might do better to ask another tourist than a resident.
Robert J. Llewellyn, director and curator of the museum at 310 E. Broadway, finds it frustrating when people from Bardstown say they don’t know it’s there, or haven’t been inside since they were children.
“I’m not just beating the drum here, but that’s one of the best collections in the United States,” he said.