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Today's News

  • RIVER RAT: Youthful memories, plus NFL picks

    My childhood sports memories started with watching and listening to the Reds as much as I could.

    When Cincinnati was on West Coast trips, I often got busted by Mom with that single-earplug off the transistor radio listening to Marty and Joe’s calls on WLW. (The Steelers thing came soon after.) I knew my Reds players well, and tried to learn as much as I could about the guys on the teams that Cincinnati would play each week. I still hate the Dodgers.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Cardinals, Tigers pick up Tuesday district wins

    SPRINGFIELD — With a schedule sprinkled with several of the top teams in the state, there have not been many relaxing moments for the Nelson County basketball team when they’ve stepped onto the floor.

    That’s why Tuesday night coaches David Simpson and Jamie Hodges, subbing for head coach Troy Lee Thomas, who was ill, wanted the girls to go out and have fun against a 3-10 Washington County team they had smashed 71-14 earlier in the season.

    And have fun they did.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Tigers rally past Eagles, hold on late for 57-53 win

    Bardstown and Bethlehem’s boys met up Tuesday, with the winner still holding some hope at a shot at the top seed in the district, as both teams came in with one loss.

    But after leading most of the game, and by as many as 13 points in the third quarter, Bethlehem couldn’t withstand Bardstown’s late rally in falling, 57-53.

    “Team play — everybody was feeding in,” said Bardstown junior Trey Riney. “We got our mindset right and kept going, and kept going at them.”

  • Two NCHS coaches step down

    After a pair of unexpected resignations earlier this week, Nelson County is scrambling to find a new softball and football coach.

    Kelsey Brooks stepped down from the head coaching post of the softball program on Monday after just one season. The Cardinals went 2-28 last year.

    Nelson County athletic director Bill Broaddus said Brooks is making “a career change” and plans to join the military. Brooks was not able to be reached for comment.

  • Artwork on Bardstown fire truck honors heroes

    Employees of the Bardstown Fire Department, representatives of American Legion Post 42 and The Bardstown Bourbon Company came together in front of BBCo’s distillery Tuesday to celebrate a new look of one of the city’s ladder trucks.

    The decal wrap, designed by Nimlok Kentucky based on a concept suggested by the interim fire chief, Chuck Montgomery, honors first responders, military servicemen and especially, fallen heroes.

  • Bardstown Garden Club donates to shelters

    Members of the Bardstown Garden Club brought donated items for Bethany Haven and Room in the Inn to their December meeting. The guest speaker was Barry McGuffin, executive director of Bethany Haven. Above, from left,

    Marilyn Cline, Grace Terry, Donna Mils, Barry McGuffin, Isabelle Denton and Regina Czerwinski.

  • Toy Drive benefits Angel Tree
  • OKH students donate to Colonial Health and Rehab

    Joe Norris at Colonial Nursing accepted the Old Kentucky Home Middle School Mrs. Bryant Class donation of stuffed animals by Reagan Trzop.

  • Chamber of Commerce hosts Distinguished Investors ceremony

    A Distinguished Investor membership is an elevated level of sponsorship in the Bardstown Nelson County Chamber that allows participating businesses a higher level of visibility to those businesses as well as helps keep small business membership dues affordable.

  • Legion donates to Bardstown Gallery

    A $300 donation was presented to Bardstown for the Arts/The Gallery. This donation allowed American Legion Post 121 to be part of the community visual arts culture. Presenting the check was Old Kentucky Home Post 121 Commander Jimmie George and post member W. F. Osborne, a World War II veteran. The donation was presented on Dec. 7th, during the “Remembering our history” Pearl Harbor Day program.