• Bardstown schools considering credit card machines

    Bardstown City Schools is looking into providing credit card services at its central office and two of its schools.

    The idea was discussed at Tuesday’s school board meeting, with all board members expressing support for the suggestion, but said they need more information before they could make a final decision.

    A proposal for the credit card services will be presented to the board at a later date.

  • Tuesday travels to the moon and back

    Students at Boston School took an interstellar trip right in their own gymnasium Tuesday as they gathered inside the University of Louisville’s Owsley Brown II Portable Planetarium.

    The planetarium was a featured attraction for the school’s Astronomy Night, which invited students and their families to participate in creative activities that taught them about the solar system.

  • BHS prepares to perform at theatre festival

    An introverted girl comes into the International Bureau of Inventions looking for a job.

    Described as shy, Agnes sees a receptionist working at a desk. A statue of a man is on display near the entrance.

    With hesitation in her voice, Agnes timidly asks the clerk on duty if she could meet with the chairman of the board.

    “No one sees the chairman of the board,” the clerk replies sternly.

    Agnes soon meets a mysterious man, who comes to her aid. The man teaches her how to stand out and get anything she wants.

  • Area high school seniors focus on college prep

    Despite the snow, many local students have their minds on August; particularly seniors who are preparing to enter college.

    November is Kentucky College Application Month, and local high schools are taking advantage of the designation to help prepare graduating seniors for important college decisions.

    On Tuesday, Bardstown High School seniors received visits from the University of Louisville and Campbellsville University, where they met with admissions counselors about college opportunities and scholarships.

  • October an experience-filled month for local FFA chapters


    TNHS FFA Reporter

    As the eerie feeling of October starts to lift, the memories will never fade.

  • Alpha Chi inducts new members
  • Student nominations sought for eco-art contest


    It’s that time of year again. The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) is soliciting nominations for the 2014–15 Eco-Art Contest. The contest, which is in its sixth year, provides an opportunity for students to gain statewide recognition for their artwork as it relates to Kentucky’s environment. Used as a tool for environmental education, art supports DEP’s mission to protect Kentucky’s environment.

  • Students deliver meals

    On Tuesday, Nov. 4, the student council at St. Catherine Academy in New Haven delivered meals to the sick and shut-ins in the community. The meals were provided by the St. Catherine Academy cafeteria. Student Council Members pictured are Caroline Boone, Taylor Bryan and Grant Bowling

  • Bloomfield Middle celebrates Red Ribbon Week

    Stage lights cast a glow in the Bloomfield Middle School gym while motivational speaker Ron Cole helps BMS celebrate life during a rousing kickoff to Red Ribbon week, Oct. 27-30. Monday, students were allowed to be out of dress code if they wore red. Tuesday, they “Put a Cap on Drugs,“ by wearing caps to show they are drug free. Wednesday, they “Gave Drugs the Boot,” by wearing their boots to kick out drugs. Thursday, they were to “Team up against Drugs,” by wearing their favorite team’s shirt or football jersey. 

  • Horizons Academy hosts blood drive

    Horizons Academy student Michael Dakota Cravens talks with Chris Grisanti, a Red Cross phlebotomist, while preparing to donate blood during a successful blood drive, Oct. 24, at the school. Cravens is a member of the academy’s Public Relations project team, which sponsored the drive. The drive raised 32 units of blood for the Red Cross, exceeding their goal by two units. The school has four hands-on learning project teams, including Building Basics, Culinary Arts, Landscaping and Public Relations.