Today's News

  • #HuskieStrong

    Update: As of Thursday, morn that 600 shirts had been sold to supporters as far away as Pennsylvania.

    Jaden Kennedy, a Foster Heights Elementary School fourth-grader and basketball player, was involved in a tragic car accident over the weekend. With Jaden hospitalized to recover from his injuries, his teammates, opponents and members of the community have gathered to show their support.

  • Malone makes Dean’s List at Aurora University

    Aurora University has named Alexis Malone of Bardstown, to the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. Malone is majoring in nursing. The Dean’s List recognizes full-time undergraduate students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Malone also earned a perfect 4.0.

  • Local students named to Brescia University Dean’s List

    The following students from Brescia University were named to the Fall 2017 Dean’s List for completing 12 credit hours with a 3.5 grade-point average.

    • Bardstown: Toni Keeling, freshman, English with an emphasis in professional writing, pre-law studies; Daniel Steele, sophomore, accounting.

    • Lebanon Junction: Kassi Gilbert, senior, secondary biology, chemistry.

  • Bradford named to Dean’s List

    Sarah Carlisle Bradford, 19, was named to the fall Dean’s List at Huntington University in Huntington, Ind. She graduated from high school in 2016.

    The Dean’s List Honors designation is given at the end of each semester to those students who have been enrolled full-time with a load of 12 hours or more in graded courses, earning at least 42 grade points with a semester GPA of at least 3.50.

    She is the daughter of John and Luci Bradford, of Bardstown.

  • Local students named to President’s List at Campbellsville University

    The academic honors President’s List for the Fall 2017 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs.

  • Shrewsbury named to Dean’s List at Samford

    Mary H. Shrewsbury, of Bardstown, was named to the fall 2017 Dean’s List at Samford University. Shrewsbury is a Senior Comm Sciences and Disorders major.

    To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework.

    Dean’s List is the highest academic recognition given by the school at the end of each semester.

  • Seeger awarded scholarship

    Bethlehem senior Charlotte Seeger received the 5th Region’s All A Classic Scholarship Award for 2018, winning a $1,000 college scholarship.

  • St. Joseph School honor roll

    Fourth grade

    4B — A

    Silas Dillard

    Ben Garrett

    Ben Ice

    Cam Mitchell

    Elle Osborne

    Bailey Roby


    Tyler Chevalier

    Kavan Cox

    Tommy Filiatreau

    Caleb Higdon

    Ella Higdon

    Martin Hils

    Lincoln Livers

    Tori Osborne

    4G — A

    Ethan Ebelhar

    Gracie Osborne

    Xander Willett


  • Former state tourism commissioner will now lead local agency

     Mike Mangeot once focused on how to bring visitors to the entire state of Kentucky.

    But starting this month, the former state commissioner of travel and tourism will be focusing solely on Bardstown and Nelson County.

    Mangeot was hired by the Bardstown-Nelson County Tourist Commission Tuesday morning as its new executive director during a special-called meeting.

  • Dickerson appointed to county school board

    Nelson County Schools Board of Education will no longer have an empty district seat as Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt has appointed a local man to fill the vacancy.

    Jeff Dickerson of New Haven was appointed this week to fill the unexpired term of David Norman, District 1. Norman resigned in November after serving three years with the board because he was found to be ineligible as a county employee.

    Dickerson was one of two candidates who had applied for the seat and was interviewed by Kentucky Department of Education officials late last week.