As the search continues for Bardstown mother Crystal Rogers, other community efforts are helping to create a trust fund for the Ballard family. Liberty Tax Service, on North Third, issued a challenge recently through social media encouraging local businesses to purchase Prayers for Crystal shirts and post pictures of employees wearing them. Those who don't compete the challenge must donate $25 to the trust fund.
Nelson Countians will have the opportunity to be greeted to the musical stylings of the Cadillac Three on Monday at My Old Kentucky Home State Park.
The band is playing as part of the Budweiser Live at the Park Concert Series, which is produced by the Stephen Foster Drama Association. The Nashville, Tenn., based southern rock band has produced songs such as, “Party Like You,” “The South” and “White Lightning.”
Nelson Fiscal Court will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 21.
Feeding America Food Distribution
The Feeding America Food Distribution will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, at the Nelson County Fairgrounds for anyone low-income and in need. Bring proof of residence, number in your household and identification.
Old Kentucky Home Middle School has rescheduled their SBDM Council meeting for Monday, July 20, at 10 a.m.
The Northeast Schools Teaming Together (NESTT) FRYSC Advisory Council will meet on Wednesday, July 22, in the FRYSC office at Bloomfield Middle School. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. Please contact Stephanie Harrison, coordinator at 349-7204 for information.
“That’s my brother!” a grinning young man yelled as Jory Hutchens showed off some fiddling that would make Charlie Daniels proud and put the Devil to shame.
For Hutchens and Josh Mitcham, front man for Jericho Woods, the 2015 Bourbon City Street Concert Saturday night was a homecoming. The fiddler is from rural Boston, and the lead singer and guitarist taught agriculture at Nelson County High School until recently.
The Nelson County Fair begins its 41st year Monday, and back by popular demand, the Dixieland Carnival Company is this year’s event provider.
“We’ve been extremely happy with them,” said Melissa Filiatreau, who has worked with the county fair for decades. “They offer a lot for all ages … everyone has been happy with them, including fair-goers.”
Filiatreau said new attractions at the Nelson County Fair are expected to be crowd-pleasers.
A big item added this year is the Torres One Ring Family Circus.