Today's News

  • City of Bardstown to have leaf pick-up

    City of Bardstown leaf pick-up will run through Dec. 31. Place your loose leaves at the curb and separate from brush and trash for pick-up. For more information, call Mike Burba, public works director, at 348-5947.

  • Sometimes you want to shave your legs, not wait

    My soul was in anguish. I knew exactly how King David felt when he wrote his laments, wondering how long he had to wait for God to answer his prayers.

    I was 11 years old and I had been waiting my entire life to shave my legs. However, my mom said I needed to wait, but what do moms know? I had a forest growing on my lower limbs that needed razing — right then.

  • Library hosts this month's feature film Nov. 20

    ‘The Bothersome Man,’ Nelson County Public Library’s Film Movement offering of the month, will be shown at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, in the Community Room at the new Main branch of the library.

    A Norwegian production, ‘The Bothersome Man’ won awards at the Cannes Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival.

  • Nelson Christian to have Thanksgiving service

    Lawrence Smith has been selected as the guest speaker for the annual Community Thanksgiving Service Nov. 18, sponsored by the Bardstown/Nelson County Ministerial Association. The service will begin at 2 p.m.. at the Nelson Christian Church, 1760 New Shepherdsville Road, (KY 245 at Templin Avenue). Various local ministers will participate in the program. The Mary & Martha Ladies Group from Nelson Christian Church will provide a time of refreshments and fellowship following the service in the congregation’s Fellowship Hall.

  • Bardstown native named to Millikin University radio station staff

    Millikin University’s student radio station, WJMU-FM announces its staff for the 2007-08 school year.

    Alan Akers, Bardstown, is a DJ for WJMU. Akers, a theatre major, is a graduate of Nelson County High School.

  • Event brings back memories of farming's past

    Glenn Devine, Springfield, surveyed the tractor, leaning in to scrutinize the details.

    “I used to bale hay with one of those on my grandfather’s farm,” he said. “Brings back a lot of memories.”

    Devine, who also used to farm for himself, was surveying the tractors at the Fifth Annual Plow Days in Nelson County this weekend. It was his first time attending the event but he was “really enjoying” the walk down memory lane.

  • Low Income Energy Assistance begins

    Do you need assistance with your heating costs?

    Your local Community Action Office is currently assisting low-income families with LIHEAP.

    Please apply on your assigned day.

  • Give thanks for what you have

    Thanksgiving holiday is great. It’s a wonderful day of celebration. Families throughout America and in other countries will come together to celebrate this joyous day. The Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings will be a meal to feast upon, along with the laughter, and warm memories of the past will fill the air in love.

  • Eagle Watch Weekends at State Parks

    FRANKFORT - American Bald Eagles will soon gather around the major lakes of Western Kentucky as they look for food on their way south. And the Kentucky State Parks will take you there to observe and learn about these beautiful birds of prey.

    For more than three decades, the Kentucky State Parks have offered Eagle Watch Weekends, a chance to view the eagles from land and water and learn about the national symbol and other wildlife.

  • Keep your tires safe for fall and winter

    FRANKFORT - The cool, rainy days that mark fall in Kentucky create a particular type of driving hazard. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Department of Transportation Safety believes that taking care of your vehicle is an important step in creating safe driving habits and is offering tips on tire maintenance so you may “Drive Smart” this season.