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Community Events

  • Just Your Standard Vacation: Waikiki
  • Just Your Standard Vacation: Benham
  • Just Your Standard Vacation: Niagara Falls
  • Tickets are now available for final Mid-Winter Feaste

    Tickets are now available for the 22nd annual and final performances of the Mid-Winter Feaste, which is produced by Bardstown Community Theatre. Director Mike Wilson said when he had the idea for the first performance in 1988 he never expected it to last this long. Some of the performers have been there for every performance. They are Gerald Hood as the Duke and Jack Lundy as the fool. Many of the other cast members have been with the group for as many as 15 years and when rehearsals begin it is a homecoming of sorts.

  • Around Kentucky: Jan. 12, 2010

    Jan. 15-16: Home Product Expo at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, Shepherdsville, off I-65 at exit 117 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

  • Around Kentucky: Jan. 5, 2010

    Jan. 6: Hardin Memorial Hospital’s WOW Wellness on Wheels*  will be at Ring Road Medical Plaza, 1111 Ring Road, Elizabethtown 8  -11 a.m.  providing an opportunity for you to get healthy in 2011. Take the Personal Wellness Profile, a computerized health risk questionnaire and lab work for $30 and receive immediate results and a concise report to provide motivation for improving your overall health. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call  (270) 234-4406.

  • Years ago in The Standard: 10 years ago - January 2001

    Fifty years ago, a new chapter of Nelson County History began with the opening of Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

    The 36-bed facility was the dream of local doctors, government officials and local citizens.

    The goal was to meet the health care needs of the community — a goal that is still part of the hospital’s mission.

    “The reason we were started was to offer health care,” said Sr. Earline Hobbs SCN, mission vice president. “Today, Christ’s ministry of caring for the sick is still going on here.”

  • Man/Woman of Year 2010 nominations being accepted

    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2010 “Man of the Year” and “Woman of the Year.”

    The awards will be announced at the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting Jan. 28 at My Old Kentucky Home State Park — Great Hall. The awards will be presented in recognition of outstanding leadership, accomplishments, those that have earned special recognition in their chosen profession in the past year, active involvement in the community through service organizations and commitment to the betterment of Bardstown and Nelson County.

  • Children's 'Oz' auditions are rescheduled for Monday

    The Stephen Foster Drama Association will have children’s auditions for “The Wizard of Oz” 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, at the Bardstown High School auditorium. The original audition date was canceled because of inclement weather.

    The drama association is seeking children age 5-15 to play munchkins, monkeys and ensemble in this summer’s production. The child must bring an audition form. Rehearsals will be May, June and early July. Performance dates will be Thursdays and Saturdays, July 7-Aug. 6.

  • St. Joseph School toy collection

    LEFT — St. Joseph School second-grade students in Barbara Carter’s and Anna Dewitt’s classes collect toys at Christmas to donate.  The toy collection has been a tradition at St. Joseph School for many years. RIGHT — Ella Blair and Ella Hamilton fill a truck with toys bound for St. Vincent De Paul.