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Community Events

  • Santa visit at Life Care

    Santa visits Life Care Center of Bardstown resident Gene Haney.

  • Flaget hosts patient art show

    The Flaget Cancer Center on the Flaget Hospital campus will host an art show and reception 2-5 p.m. Wednesday. Paintings by cancer patients and caregivers will be showcased at the event. The cancer center is on the first floor of the medical building next to the hospital. Refreshments will be served.

    “This is a chance to experience art from the perspective of the cancer patient,” said Flaget Cancer Center Director Mindy McKinley.

  • Around Kentucky: Jan. 19, 2010

    Jan. 19: Dr. Kevin W. Cosby, senior pastor of St. Stephen Church and president of Simmons College of Kentucky, will be the speaker for Campbellsville University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service 7 p.m. at Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville. The event is co-sponsored by CU and Greater Campbellsville United.

    Cosby’s address is free and open to the public as well as CU faculty, students and staff. Students will receive chapel credit.

  • Years ago in The Standard: 40 years ago - January 1971

    Little short of a financial miracle will be needed to prevent the Nazareth campus of Spalding College from folding up after this school year.

    The reasons: Mounting deficit and dwindling student enrollment.

    The decision must come in the next two weeks, says Sister Ellen Egan, S.C.N., president of the college.

    The college has indebtedness of more than $1,000,000 on the most recently built buildings —the four floor residence halls, never fully occupied, and the new dining commons, erected only last year. Debt service annually, $47,750.

  • Remembering King's dream

    The Rev. Dr. Calvin R. Holloway of Second Baptist Church in Fairfield encouraged the crowd gathered at St. Monica Catholic Church in Bardstown Monday to live up to their fullest potential through hard work and dedication in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    The 25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, two days after he would have turned 82 years old, was commemorated Jan. 17 by a service of singers, dancers and orators from churches and organizations throughout Nelson County.

  • Photo: Phyllis Mattingly recognized for a job well done

    City councils throughout Nelson County declared Jan. 14 Phyllis Mattingly Day in honor of Phyllis Mattingly, left, who retired at the end of 2010 after 40 years as Nelson County Clerk. Bardstown Mayor Bill Sheckles reads a proclamation in her honor Friday as Archbishop Joseph Kurtz and guests look on at the Knights of Columbus Hall. “This is my second proclamation as mayor and I’m so glad it’s for Phyllis,” Sheckles said. Mattingly received a steady stream of visitors 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

  • Event to celebrate Dr. King’s life, vision

    Representatives from churches and organizations throughout Nelson County, along with hundred of citizens, will come together Monday to celebrate the life and message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a motorcade and service in his honor.

    For more than 30 years, the Concerned Parents of Nelson County has organized the event, which began at American Legion Post 167 before it moved to St. Monica Catholic Church on South Third Street in Bardstown. The event attracts more than 300 people every year, organizer and Concerned Parents President Rose Dodson said.

  • Photo: Mass celebrates hospital anniversary

    Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, bottom left, leads a Mass on the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth campus Friday in honor of Flaget Memorial Hospital’s 60th anniversary. SCN was instrumental in the hospital’s beginning.

  • Film Movement Series at the Nelson County Public Library

    The feature film showing at 6 p.m. at the Nelson County Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 18 will be the Mexican film, Alamar, directed by Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio. This film was a winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Miami International Film Festival, New Directors Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Tiger Award of the Rotterdam International Film Festival, and the winner of the Audience & Jury Prize at the Morelia International Film Festival. Alamar was also an Official Selection at the Berlin International Film Festival.

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