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Community Events

  • Fairfield Days to celebrate local, church history

    The renovation of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, the 200-year anniversary of Little Union Baptist Church and the possible closing of the Fairfield Post Office will be the talk of the town at the 16th Fairfield Days and Homecoming celebration Saturday and Sunday.

  • Hog Operation brings high-energy Bluegrass

    The Hog Operation is the featured group Friday as Edward Jones presents the Summer Band Concert Series, co-sponsored by the Stephen Foster Music Club and the Bardstown/Nelson County Parks and Recreation Department. The series, now in its ninth season of free, family-oriented concerts, is 7 p.m. each Friday through Labor Day at Bardstown Community Park.

  • Upcoming reunions: June 21, 2011

    St. Charles High 1961

    The Class of 1961 of St. Charles High School from Marion County will celebrate its 50th class reunion June 25 at Kurtz Restaurant, Bardstown.

    Higdon/Smith reunion

    The descendants of Francis Xavier and Anna Mary (Head) Higdon and Joe and Evelyn (Bryan) Smith will have a family reunion June 25 at Loretto Park, Loretto. For more information, call (270) 865-5281 or (270) 692-8222.

    BHS class of 1981

  • Film Movement Series to be at public library June 21

    The feature film showing at the Nelson County Public Library 6 p.m. June 21 in the library conference room, will be the film from Uruguay, Bad Day to Go Fishing directed by Alvaro Brechner.  This film was a winner of the Los Angles Latino Film Festival Best Film Award. It was an Official Selection at the Montreal World Film Festival and an Official Selection of the Critic’s Week at the Cannes Film Festival.

  • Helping others: Volunteers work to make changes

    A group of young men and women calling themselves the Kentucky Changers came to Nelson County this week to volunteer and make a change in the lives of Nelson County residents.

    Young men and women volunteered through the program, a non-profit organization, affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention.

    Participants worked on home repairs for low-income residents in Bloomfield and New Haven during the week.

  • Doctors’ Band a perfect prescription for good music

    The Doctors’ Band renews its annual appointment this Friday as Edward Jones presents the Summer Band Concert Series, co-sponsored by the Stephen Foster Music Club and the Bardstown/Nelson County Parks and Recreation Department. The series, now in its ninth season of free, family-oriented concerts, is 7 p.m. Fridays at Bardstown Community Park through Labor Day.

    The Louisville-based group is unique in that it is made up of medical professionals. The big band-era swing band is led by Ronald Hamm, a family physician in Middletown.

  • Moonlight Big Band to be at OKH State Park

    Dance to the music of the “Moonlight Big Band” at the Old Kentucky Home state Park Rotunda, 7:30-10 p.m., June 27. Pack your picnic basket and lawn chairs and enjoy the music of the best-known swing band in Kentuckiana. The band began performing here in July, 1995, and they say coming to Bardstown is always special, as the setting is beautiful and the crowd responsive.

  • Photo: SFMC Presents Gold Cup Recital
  • Texaco Country Showdown free event set for Monday

    Seventeen local performing acts will compete in America’s largest country music talent search at the 30th annual Texaco Country Showdown Monday. The musicians will perform at the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, with the set of The Stephen Foster Story as the backdrop.

    The event which is free and open to the public is hosted by WBRT 1320 AM. The 17 music performers at the event will be from Kentucky, within WBRT’s coverage area.

  • Photo: Plane crash marker