Local News

  • School bus collides with SUV

    No children were seriously injured, but the driver of an SUV that was rear-ended by a school bus on East Stephen Foster Avenue Tuesday afternoon was taken by ambulance to Flaget Memorial Hospital.

    Sgt. Andrew Riley of the Bardstown Police would only give her last name as Payton, and said she was from Bardstown. The last name of the driver of the Bardstown Independent Schools bus was Brock.

    Riley said Payton had stopped for a traffic light when the bus hit her from behind.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES-Nov. 10-15, 2017


    The next public Anatok meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Old Courthouse.

    Lincoln Trail Board

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown.

    Street closing

  • Family, friends remember women killed in crash

    She squinted as she watched the pink balloon float to the heavens, the string brushing by her tiny hand. A simple message disappeared into the sun. “I love you mommy.”

    Little Bailie Rose was among the youngest of mourners, joining the dozens of family and friends who gathered at Dean Watts Park Saturday afternoon to remember Billie Rose Watts and Amber Tingle, two young women killed in a crash in August that left its impact on the community — an impact felt as the colorful balloons drifted from the hands that held them.

  • Family adds to museum’s Hal Moore exhibit

    As Steve Moore stood in a packed room at the First Presbyterian Church Saturday afternoon, he gestured out the window and across the street to the Hal Moore Military Museum on the corner of Second and East Broadway. Inside the building, a new exhibit was unveiled honoring his late father, Lt. Gen. Hal Moore, a Bardstown native and hero of Vietnam.

  • New Haven hosts Veterans Day ceremony

    “America the Beautiful” rang out around City Hall Saturday morning as dozens gathered for the annual Veterans Day ceremony in New Haven. It’s a tradition that has been held in the city for years, and is considered a welcoming experience for many.

    As she has for many years, Tessie Cecil, who is serving again as mayor of the city, spoke with the audience about the importance of helping, remembering and celebrating veterans.

  • NELSON SCENE: Nov. 15, 2017
  • Cecil joins Guthrie for ceremony in Washington
  • Bardstown’s Christmas parade planned for Dec. 7

    Local families will be diving into literature with this year’s Bardstown Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade as “A Storybook Christmas” has been selected as the theme.

    The parade, presented by WBRT Radio, is set for Thursday, Dec.7, at 6 p.m. and will proceed along the same route as previous years. The Christmas Parade will begin at the corner of Fifth and Broadway then proceed down Broadway before turning on Third Street and proceeding to the Nelson County Visitors Center.

  • Middle schoolers take the stage at TNHS

    Taking advantage of a pristine new stage, Boston and New Haven middle school students paid a visit this weekend to the newly built auditorium at Thomas Nelson High School to put on a performance.

    Opening the show with New Haven Playas’ “Cafe Murder” skit and following with the Boston Theater Company’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” the middle school students performed the first theatrical show in the auditorium that opened earlier this year.

  • Jail logs, Nov. 10-13

    Kyle Michael Auberry, 25, fourth-degree assault.

    Timothy James Belcher, 38, fourth-degree assault.

    Riley Erin Castleman, 23, reckless driving, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., failure to produce insurance card.

    Daniel Joseph Dones, 56, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana (all 2017).

    Angela Marie Downs, 38, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., improper passing, reckless driving.