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  • 40 YEARS AGO

    JUNE

    1971

     

    Bardstown woman wins golf tournament

     

  • Here’s a sampling of events you might want to check out

     

    Through July 21: The Brescia University Speech Pathology Department is currently accepting attendees for Summer Speech Pathology Clinicals. These speech therapy sessions are open to children ages 5 and up who are in the school system with a current IEP addressing production of speech sounds.

    Sessions will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays  9 a.m.-noon at Brescia University. The cost is $20 a day.

  • 2011 is the sesquicentennial of the start of the Civil War. To help remember and honor that pivotal event in our history, the Civil War Museum of the Western Theater (that part of the nation west of the Appalachians) will call to attention certain artifacts which help to tell the story of that war. This is the second article in a weekly series that will appear in Wednesday issues of The Kentucky Standard.

  • For a guy who says he started playing baseball “just to goof off,” Brent Weatherford has done pretty well for himself.

    Weatherford and his high school coach, Glenn Spalding, are headed to the Kentucky High School All-Star baseball game in Ashland this weekend, Weatherford to play and Spalding to coach.

    Weatherford, a 1991 Nelson County graduate, was nominated after hitting .500 this season, the second-highest batting average in school history.

  • 2011 is the sesquicentennial of the start of the Civil War. To help remember and honor that pivotal event in our history, the Civil War Museum of the Western Theater (that part of the nation west of the Appalachians) will call to attention certain artifacts which help to tell the story of that war. This is the second article in a weekly series that will appear in Wednesday issues of The Kentucky Standard.

     

  • A bomb threat Tuesday night interrupted production for about an hour at Inoac Packaging Group on Nutter Drive in Bardstown.

    At 11:45 Tuesday night, the company received an anonymous telephone call stating that a bomb hidden in the plant would explode at 12:30 a.m., Bardstown Police Chief Charles Marksbury said.

    The company received a second bomb threat by telephone at 12:10 a.m., he said.

    Five Bardstown police officers were sent to Inoac in response to the threats, Marksbury said.

  • Joyce Greenwell, Bardstown, has created something for the WHAS Crusade for Children that will keep you warm and warm your heart.

    “This is so exciting, I tell you what,” Greenwell said.

    Greenwell gathered nearly 200 emblems from fire departments that collect donations for the Crusade. From these patches Greenwell created a Crusade quilt.

  • 2011 is the sesquicentennial of the start of the Civil War. To help remember and honor that pivotal event in our history, the Civil War Museum of the Western Theater (that part of the nation west of the Appalachians) will call to attention certain artifacts which help to tell the story of that war. This is the first article in a weekly series that will appear in Wednesday issues of The Kentucky Standard.

  • Kentucky Standard rated second-best weekly newspaper in state


    Takes top honors in advertising, merits other awards by KPA

     

    The Kentucky Standard of Bardstown was rated the second best all-around weekly newspaper in the State in the annual 1951 contest sponsored by the Kentucky Press Association. Announcement of the contest winners was made at the summer meeting of the KPA at Cumberland Falls last weekend.

  • May 18: Hart/Lunsford Pictures Presents Pair Of “Rock Docs” 7 p.m. at The Kentucky Center.The Howlin’ Wolf Story: The Secret History of Rock ‘n Roll – 2003, Directed by Don McGlynn.

    The first film biography of the legendary blues singer, The Howlin’ Wolf Story uses rare archival footage, some never before shown, as well as interviews from those who knew and loved him, to capture the energy, music and incomparable life of the Wolf.

  • 40 years ago

    1971

    May

    Prom royalty is named

     

    The queen and king of the prom at Nelson County senior High School was Mona Russell and Glen Stone. Mona is the daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Lee M. Russell, Bloomfield Road. Glen is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Stone, Louisville Road.

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    BORN: Michael Lynn to Mr. and Mrs. James Hoback, May 14; James Wayne Jr., to Mr. and Mrs. James McDonald, May 14; Jennifer Lynn to Mr. and Mrs. James Miles, May 14; Karen Elizabeth to Mr. and Mrs. Darryl Zanone, May 5.

  • The housing market has not yet rebounded to pre-recession prices, when buyers seemed to be stepping over one another to bid up the price of homes. Today’s sellers may be lucky to get asking price, with the reality being a certain percentage below. However, that doesn’t mean sellers should accept bottom-of-the-barrel offers. There are still ways to get the best price possible on an offered home.

  • Fiction

    Sandra Dallas — “The Bride’s House.”

    Sherrilyn Kenyon — “Born of Shadows.”

    Fern Michaels — “Southern Comfort.”

    Thomas Perry — “The Informant.”

    Stuart Woods — “Bel-Air Dead.”

     

    Nonfiction

    Jennet Conant — “A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS.”

  • May 13-14: Central KY Community Theatre presents a Bluegrass Kids production of “Bugsy Malone” May 13 -14, 7 p.m. at the Opera House, Main Street, Springfield. Bugsy Malone is a musical that takes place in the roaring ’20s with gangsters, show girls and great music. Tickets are $10 adults and $5 children and are available online at centralkytheatre. com or at Lebanon Farmers National Bank, Springfield State Bank, Backyard Family Restaurant and at the Opera House, Springfield.

  • 20 years ago

    MAY

    1991

     

    Flaget opens

    intensive care unit

     

    Monday, grand opening day, four spanking new beds lay empty. By Tuesday, every seat in the house was full.

    From the looks of it, there is plenty of need for the new critical care unit opened this week at Flaget Memorial Hospital.

    “We’re all very excited about it,” Bardstown surgeon Dr. Mickey Anderson said. “This intensive care unit was promised to me a long time ago.”

  • 10 Years ago

    May

    2001

    Top 100 Small Towns in the United States

     

    Bardstown has yet another feather to place in its cap with the recent announcement it has been selected as one of Site Selection magazine’s Top 100 Small Towns in the United States for 2000.

    Bardstown and nine other Kentucky cities made the magazine’s list.

    “When you can make a list like that it’s definitely a plus,” Bardstown Mayor Bill Brown said.