Today's News

  • HMH Medical Group adds neurologist to team

    Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) officials welcomed one of the newest members of HMH Medical Group, Ryan Owens, M.D., a board certified neurologist, at its Sept. 19 HMH Board of Trustees meeting.

    HMH Chief Medical Officer John Godfrey, M.D. called Owens’ arrival a great addition to the HMH medical staff.  Godfrey said taht with Owens, HMH now has two neurologists on staff to care for patients with any number of neurological conditions including chronic migraines, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, stroke and more.

  • KentuckyOne Primary Care holds ribbon cutting
  • Manufacturing Month shines light on opportunities, resources

    By Daniel Carney

    In the Lincoln Trail region and across Kentucky, employers, educators, economic development professionals and community organizations are turning their attention to modern manufacturing.

    One of our economy’s strongest engines, manufacturers employ more than one of every five workers in our eight-county region. Further, the industry offers plenty of opportunity for new workers as demand grows and older workers retire.

  • Nelson Circuit Court indictments from Sept. 6

    Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury and had arraignments set for Sept. 21, 2017.

  • Cantrell talks art at Gallery

    Jim Cantrell, who will be 82 in November, has been an artist all his life, but he isn’t sure what art is.

    “I make things, and that qualifies me as an artist,” he said during his reception and exhibit Saturday morning at the Gallery on the Square.

    The Bardstown artist and his wife, Jeannette Cantrell, who came to Kentucky from Nebraska many years ago, talked about his work while surrounded by his oil paintings, watercolors and pottery.

    “I paint what I happen to like at the moment,” he said.

  • Jail logs, Oct. 6-10

    Ethan Scott Blevins, 24, trafficking in marijuana (less than eight ounces).

    Joshua A. Spalding, 28, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia (2017).

    Jeffrey Todd Lawson, 41, cultivate in marijuana (less than five plants).

    Bernardo T. Esqueda, 29, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/ect. (aggravated circumstance), possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, failure to wear seat belts, no operator’s/moped license.

  • 19th DISTRICT GIRLS' SOCCER SEMIFINALS: Welther's golden goal ends Tigers' drought

    Jacey Welther experienced four straight district championship matches with Bardstown between 2010-13. Her sister, Lexie, hasn’t been as fortunate, being frozen out of the title game as well as the 5th Region tournament each of her first three varsity years.

    The younger sibling was concerned she and her fellow seniors would never get the chance, especially with upstart Thomas Nelson dueling Bardstown into overtime in a scoreless tie after Welther’s point-blank shot was stopped by the Generals’ Izzy Whitis with just a minute left in regulation.

  • 19th DISTRICT GIRLS' SOCCER SEMIFINALS: Proctor's hat trick pushes Banshees past Cards



    Contributing Writer

    The No. 1 seed Bethlehem Banshees were able to net four goals in the first half and then control the ball in the second half to defeat host No. 4 seed Nelson County 5-1 in Monday’s 19th District girls’ soccer semifinals.

    Junior Abigail Proctor was responsible for the first two goals in the first seven minutes of the match, both off assists from classmate Madie Sparks. Proctor finished with three goals, and Sparks also scored in the contest.

  • Jail logs Oct. 5-6

    Jacob Tyler Walker, 24, violation of conditions of release, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Andrew Michael Compton, 22, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, prescription controlled substance not in original container, public intoxication by controlled substance (excludes alcohol) (2017).

    Lucinda D. Curtsinger, 27, failure to appear (2017).

    Tammy Gloria Simpson, 42, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

  • Fogle honored for service to United Way

    During a reception at the Civic Center Thursday to honor him for his 30 years of service to United Way, Kenny Fogle recalled an interview a reporter did with him about the charity.

    One line in story that has stuck with him ever since, he said, was that every time they talked with him about United Way, “my eyes would sparkle like I was talking about one of my own children.”

    “I guess, in a way, I sort of thought of it like that,” he said.