Today's News

  • REGION 2 WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS: NC's Lanham is 170 region runner-up

    OWENSBORO — Nelson County’s Ben Lanham pinned John Hardin’s Jaylin Springs with seven seconds left in the first round of his 170-pound semifinal match Saturday morning, advancing to the finals of the Region 2 championships at Owensboro High School.


    Boys’ Basketball
    Nelson Co. 69, Western Hills 55
    Caverna 92, Thomas Nelson 72

    John Hardin 93, Bardstown 65
    LaRue Co. 84, Nelson Co. 44
    Hart Co. 55, Thomas Nelson 45

    Fort Knox 85, Thomas Nelson 47

    Elizabethtown 79, Bardstown 70
    Bethlehem 82, Campbellsville 74 OT

    Valley at Bardstown
    Marion Co. at Bethlehem
    Garrard Co. at Nelson Co.

  • PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tiger girls pull homecoming shocker on No. 6 E’town

    Don’t look now, but the Bardstown girls are finally shaping into the region contender their fans had hoped they would be, and just at the right time with one week before the start of the 19th District tournament.
    The Tigers came up with second-half magic yet again on Friday, rallying from 15 points down at halftime to stun No. 6 Elizabethtown, 66-58, recording one of the biggest wins in program history.
    “Great team effort,” Bardstown coach Amber Courtney said. “(Our) three seniors stepped up big defensively and rebounding.”

  • PHOTO: Gaddie speaks to John Fitch Chapter DAR

    The John Fitch Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution were honored to have local potter Matthew Gaddie, (pictured with examples of his artistic work) to share his professional experiences as a potter and artist and how his work relates to agriculture. He also shared the history of the Hart Farm on Woodlawn Road owned by his mother and stepfather, Pat and Tom Hart.

  • Judge denies city’s request to dismiss Royalty lawsuit

    The cloud that is the former mayor’s lawsuit against Bardstown for removing him from office will likely hang around for at least a little bit longer.

    The city was hoping to clear it last week after its attorney filed to have the lawsuit dismissed because the plaintiff and his attorneys had missed two deadlines to file briefs in the case.

    Circuit Judge David Seay denied the city’s motion Friday.

    On Wednesday, Scott Crosbie appeared before Seay seeking a ruling on his motion to dismiss John Royalty’s case against the city.

  • Medicaid changes could impact thousands of Nelson Countians

    Nearly 4,000 Nelson Countians who get Medicaid through the 2014 expansion could lose coverage if the courts strike down a federal waiver that includes work and reporting requirements and the payment of monthly premiums.

  • Oscar Getz Museum makes room for Prohibition exhibit

    The Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History is getting a mild makeover as it prepares to take guests back to a time when alcohol was illegal, but that didn’t stop people from partaking.

    “The Prohibition exhibit is a special exhibit,” said Dixie Hibbs, a local historian who has been helping with the project.

    The exhibit comes from the Frazier History Museum in Louisville and features a number of displays and artifacts of the Prohibition era. The exhibit was recently gifted the Oscar Getz Museum, providing an exciting opportunity for locals.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES: Feb. 11, 2018

    Bloomfield City Council
    Bloomfield City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at Northeast Nelson Fire Station, 130 Perry St. in Bloomfield.

    Cupcakes with a cop
    Cupcakes with a Cop will be 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Just Baked, 962 Chambers Blvd.

    New Haven Board of Commissioners
    New Haven Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at City Hall, 302 Center St. in New Haven. The public is encouraged to attend.

  • SFDA announces local auditions for 2018 season

    The Stephen Foster Drama Association will hold local auditions for the 2018 productions of “The Stephen Foster Story” and “Mary Poppins” on Saturday, Feb. 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Bardstown High School.

    Adult auditions for those 18 and older will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by ages 13 through 17 at 1 p.m. for volunteer apprenticeship positions. Appointments are strongly recommended and can be made by emailing billyb@stephenfoster.com. Youth auditions for both shows will be announced at a later date.

  • Jail logs, Feb.8-9, 2018

    Matthew Anthony Lewis, 35, non-payment of fines (2014 criminal case).

    Wallace Owen Brady, 45, third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking or disposition (both 2018 criminal case).

    Jacob Vincent Norris, 35, fourth-degree assault.

    Deborah Elizabeth Norris, 39, fourth-degree assault.

    Jeffrey Scott Martin, 39, alcohol intoxication in a public place.