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Today's News

  • Religion Notes

    Bloomfield Church of God to have fundraiser

    Bloomfield Church of God, 147 Depot St., will have an all day catfish fry, community auction and chili supper Nov. 17. The catfish fry will be 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and the auction and chili supper 6-8 p.m. All proceeds will go to the youth ministry for upcoming travel expenses. For more information or orders, call 252-7777.

    New Salem Baptist has holiday shopping fair

  • E-town resident performs for SFMC Monday

    In observance of November as Parade of American Music Month, the Stephen Foster Music Club (affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs), will present pianist, Tammy Etherton in a program of American composers at 8 p.m. Nov. 19, at the Bardstown United Methodist Church. She attended the Dallas University on a full scholarship, and later majored in science at Campbellsville College. For 20 years Etherton served as church pianist and teacher throughout Texas and Kentucky. Currently she lives in Elizabethtown, and is involved with the Arts and Music Center in Elizabethtown.

  • Home cooking fires peak on Thanksgiving Day......NFPA urges attention to safety when preparing holiday meals

    Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is urging the public to keep safety in mind when preparing holiday meals.

    Cooking fires are more likely to happen on Thanksgiving than any other day of the year. In 2005, cooking fires were involved in about 1,300 reported home structure fires on Thanksgiving — almost three times the daily average.

  • November designated as National Family Caregivers Month

    November has been designated as National Family Caregivers Month to recognize more than 50 million Family Caregivers throughout the country who provide invaluable service to ill, disabled, frail or elderly family members and loved ones. Family caregivers form an invisible workforce and literally support our nation’s health and human services system by providing about 80 percent of all home-care services, valued at $306 billion annually.

  • Several local workers face deportation after arrest

    Seven people were arrested Wednesday in Bardstown for not having correct documentation to live and work in the United States.

    The illegal workers were employed at the China Star Buffet and Grill, 317 Kentucky Home Square. One male and two females were arrested at the restaurant and four males were arrested off site at a duplex residence at 121-123 Caldwell Avenue, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesperson Gail Montenegro said. The workers were of both Chinese and Mexican origin.

  • 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.