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  • Library offering National American Indian Heritage Month lectures, demonstrations

    In observance of National American Indian Heritage Month, the Nelson County Public Library is offering the public a glimpse into Native American culture through two free lecture/demonstration events. Linn Lorenzen will demonstrate Native American beadwork 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and explore Native American beadwork 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17.

  • Soldier in famous WW II photo topic of new book

    When Ron Elliott of Bardstown set out to write a book on Franklin Sousley, one of the soldiers in the iconic World War II flag-raising photograph from Iwo Jima, he wanted to dispel some myths associated with the photograph and Sousley. He did that, but he also accomplished much more.

  • New ideas sought for festival

    The Kentucky Bourbon Festival Board of Directors welcomes your input to improve the festival.  If you have suggestions for ideas or new activities, submit them to KBF festival office located in the old courthouse, 1 Court Square.  Your ideas are always welcome as well as suggestions that would help to improve the festival.  Submission of your ideas should in the office no later than Nov. 5, 2010.

  • Hospice Memorial Service is Nov. 7

    The annual Hospice Memorial Service will be 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at St. Joseph Church. A reception in the Saint Joseph School cafeteria will follow the service. Refreshments will be served. The public is welcome to attend.

  • St. Catherine Autumnfest set for Nov. 13

    St. Catherine Academy will have an “Autumnfest” Nov. 13. Mass is at 4 p.m. Booths open and dinner served 4-8 p.m. Turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, dessert and homemade yeast rolls. Eat-in meals are $8 for adults and $5 for children. Drive-through and carryout $8.  Chances are now being sold for the $10,000 Raffle, only $10 each, to be given away at 8 p.m. If you would like to purchase a chance in advance, please contact any school parent or the parish office.  KY Gaming License# 0124.

  • Trick-or-treat, Halloween party scheduled

    On Sunday night, ghouls and goblins can take to the streets for treats without worrying about getting up the next morning to go to school. Bardstown and Nelson County school districts are out Monday for in-service days.


    Trick-or-treat in Bardstown is 5-8:30 p.m. In Bloomfield, it’s 5-9 p.m. New Haven’s trick-or-treat is 5-8 p.m. The recommended time for the remainder of the county is before dark Sunday.