• Letter: Donations are very much appreciated

    The Nelson County Schools’ Family Resource Center would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to American Legion Post 42, and Peter Trzop, with the assistance of St. Vincent de Paul, for the donation of gently used dress code clothing for the FRYSC clothes closets. 

  • Spalding commentary refreshing

    How encouraging and refreshing to read Dr. Harry Spalding’s commentary on the state of our country and its leadership in the Jan. 10 issue of The Kentucky Standard. Dr. Harry always seems to take a “commonsense,” wise and nonpartisan approach to the events of our time. Why can’t Congress do the same?

    The Rev. Thomas R. Clark


  • Letter: Thanks for supporting the Flaget Auxiliary

    To the editor,

  • Letter: Looking for ‘Everyday Heroes’

    I’m looking for suggestions of individuals to be included in the fifth volume of my “Kentucky’s Everyday Heroes” book series.

  • Letter: Thanks to landfill workers who helped after fall, exceptional service

    I recently took a load of trash to the Nelson County landfill.

    I accidently fell and was unable to get up. The employees at that time helped me to my feet and unloaded my truck.

    I wish I could thank the gentlemen by name, but the employees at that time performed exceptional service.


    Donald Chamberlain


  • Letter: Post food drive successful due to volunteers and area donors

    OKH Post 121, American Legion has just completed the 13th year of a community food drive. This year, over 150 families will receive a major food basket. All have been approved as having a need for assistance. The appropriate agencies have provided a list of some who have this need. They will assist in distribution of the baskets.

  • Letter: Thank you for supporting hope

    We talk about hope during the holidays, and on Dec. 9, a room packed with supporters of the Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation had an up-close look at hope.

    We sat in a candlelit room at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse during the second annual Bourbon & Bluegrass Holiday Bash and listened as Bardstown resident Jim Roby choked back tears, sharing about the day he was told by Louisville doctors that he had two years to live.

  • Calling on Congress to consider the common good

    The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, founded in 1812, continue to minister with people who struggle on a daily basis to meet their needs. We are deeply concerned that the recently passed tax bills favor wealthy households and major corporations.

  • LETTER: Position should be abolished, but the issue is how it is eliminated

    To the editor,

    I agree completely that the position of constable is outdated and that it needs to be abolished as a constitutional position. However, because of politics in Frankfort every recent attempt to eliminate the office has failed. Please note that the private citizen already has the power of felony arrest.

    Kentucky law is very clear.

    KRS 431.005 (6) A private person may make an arrest when a felony has been committed in fact and he or she has probable cause to believe that the person being arrested has committed it.

  • LETTER: Thank you from the Flahiff Family

    To everyone involved with the fundraising for the benefit in support of our family and support in general, we are completely overwhelmed by the love, support and generosity you have shown to us in this very difficult time. We thank each and every one of you from the bottom of our hearts.

    We’d like to say a special thanks to Pat Ballard for all the hard work and to our families and friends for the unconditional support. Also, Tammy Gowin, Joey Hayden, all the Goldmark Realtor’s family,  and the Inoac Team for everything they’ve done.