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  • NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Nelson Christian to have baby recognition service

  • I have learned to be discerning when it comes to catalog shopping. I steer clear of outrageous or cheap deals. I prefer the specialty catalog in which expertise reigns providing us with a good product and the information to grow it well.

  • NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Notre Dame folk choir to be in concert

    The Folk Choir of Notre Dame University will present a concert of sacred music 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in the Abbey of Gethsemani church. The event is free and open to the public.

    Chamber of Commerce to have board retreat

  • Trim Down, Bardstown! for 2008 is going to be structured a bit differently than it has in previous years. Plans are still tentative, but it looks as though we’ll be offering Trim Down at our new Flaget Immediate Care Clinic at 110 S. Salem Drive, across from Buzick Lumber on KY 245 — a great location.

    The plan is to offer Trim Down one day a week, and to start it Thursday, Jan. 31. Participants would register and weigh in any time 11 a.m.-6 p.m. that day.

  • NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    New Haven School PTO

    New Haven School P.T.O. will meet 6 p.m. Jan. 8 in the school library. All teachers and parents are invited to come. All ideas and suggestions are welcome.

    New Haven School Science Textbook Selection Committee to meet

    New Haven School Science Textbook Selection Committee will meet 3:30 p.m. Jan. 8 in the school library. Everyone who is interested in participating on this committee is invited to attend.

    Nelson County Gridiron to meet

  • NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Smoking cessation course set for Jan. 7

    A “Kick the Habit” smoking cessation course will be 5 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Flaget Health Connection, 111 N. Third St. in Bardstown. The 13-week course is based on the Cooper Clayton Method. The presenter will be Suzanne Gude of the Kentucky Cancer Program. To register, call 348-7010.

    NAMI of Nelson County to meet

  • As some folks know, I had back surgery mid-November at a large, busy Louisville hospital. The reputation of the neurosurgeon and orthopedic surgeon who worked on my back is tops, which is why I chose them. Although recovery is slow, it looks like the surgery went well. My stay at the Louisville hospital after surgery was another matter, however.

  • NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Nelson County Library to meet

    Nelson County Public Library will have a special meeting 4:15 p.m. Jan. 3. Items on the agenda include construction progress, marketing update and personnel policy review continued.

    Compassionate Friends of Nelson County to meet

    Compassionate Friends of Nelson County will meet 7-9 p.m. Jan. 10 at Hospice of Nelson County, 111 N. Third St. Entrance is at the rear of the building. Call Mary Ballard at 348-5683 for more information.

  • Back in late March of 2004 I saw my first salamander outside of a zoo. She was in the garage during a warm, rainy night looking strangely exotic. She was glistening with moisture and spotted — and she was really big. It sort of freaked me out at the time because I did not know what she was.

  • WEDNESDAY - JANAURY 2

    Free blood pressure checks. First Wednesday of every month at Kroger in Bardstown 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Preparation for childbirth (Lamaze) classes. 7 p.m. at Flaget Memorial Hospital. Call Vicki Guthrie at Flaget to pre-register.

    Bardstown Rotary Club. Talbott Tavern, noon.

    Al-Anon. Meeting for friends and families of alcoholics, 10 a.m., First Christian Church, 175 E. John Rowan Blvd., Bardstown.

    T.O.P.S. No. 262. Civic Center, weigh-in, 10:30 a.m.; meeting, noon.

  • MEETINGS

    New Haven PTO to meet

    The New Haven School PTO will meet 6-7 p.m. Jan. 8 in the school library.

    Bloomfield SBDM to meet Jan. 16

    Bloomfield Elementary School-Based Decision Making Council will meet 5 p.m. Jan. 16 in the SBDM conference room No. 105.

    NCHS Gridiron to meet Jan. 9

    Nelson County High School Gridiron will meet 6:30 p.m.

  • NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Bethlehem Freshmen Makeup Placement Test set for Jan. 12

    Bethlehem High School will administer a makeup placement test Jan. 12 for fall 2008 freshmen who missed the original test in December. This test is used to help in the registration process and for academic scholarships. Cost is $15 and no pre-registration is required. For more information, call 348-4685 Ext. 213 or cclements@bethlehemhigh.org

    NCHS Gridiron to meet Jan. 9

    Nelson County High School Gridiron will meet 6:30 p.m.

  • Thomas Cooper was a dentist who had been smoking cigarettes for 36 years when he finally stumbled on a way to quit. He teamed up with Dr. Richard Clayton, an addiction specialist, to create the Cooper Clayton Method to Stop Smoking. That course will be offered beginning Monday, Jan. 7, at the Flaget Health Connection, 111 N. Third.

    The free course is taught in 13 one-hour sessions that will start at 5 or 6 p.m. The final starting time has yet to be determined.

  • Development Review Board to meet

    Development Review Board will meet 11 a.m. Jan. 8 in the Fiscal Court meeting room. Items on the agenda include (a) No. DRB-134: Dr. Ron Shrewsbury proposes to construct a 7,556 square foot building for a dental office at 621 N. Third St., Bardstown (Zoned B-4); (b) No. DRB-135: Arvin Lampkin Jr. proposes to construct a 3,600 square foot mini storage warehouses at 54 Lawrenceburg Loop, Chaplin (Zoned B-3).

    MEETINGS

    New Haven PTO to meet

  • WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 26

    Bardstown Rotary Club. Talbott Tavern, noon.

    T.O.P.S. No. 262. Civic Center, weigh-in, 10:30 a.m.; meeting, noon.

    Al-Anon. Meeting for friends and families of alcoholics, 10 a.m., First Christian Church, 175 E. John Rowan Blvd., Bardstown.

    Queen of Nelson No. 87 O.E.S.P.H.A. 7:30 p.m. at the lodge hall.

    Scout Troop 147. 7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall.

    Alcoholics Anonymous. 8 p.m. every Wednesday at Russell Hall, Nazareth, (alcoholics only). For more information, call 349-1671.

  • The horrors of the holocaust during World War II were brought to life at New Haven School recently when Ann Klein came calling.

    A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Germany, Klein visited to speak with sixth- and eighth- graders during a segment of study on diversity as part of the Language Arts curriculum.

  • A flurry of rose protection questions has come through the mailbox this month. The fact of the matter is that some roses need a little protection for the winter and some do not. Those of you with the fancy hybrid tea and grandiflora roses may want to get the mulch ready; those of you with Knockouts can sit back and relax.

  • NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Benefit auction/dance set for Friday

    A benefit auction/dance for Tim Murphy, who died recently in a car accident, will be 6 p.m. Dec 21 at El Camino Restaurant. The auction will begin at 6 p.m. and the dance 9 p.m. Live music will be provided by Danno from Premonition. Admission is $5. Donations may be made to Your Community Bank in c/o Kyna Murphy. All proceeds will go to expenses following his death. For more information, call 827-0788.

  • WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 19

    Free Blood Pressure Checks. Third Wednesday of each month at Bloomfield Senior Citizens 9in the back of Bloomfield Baptist Church) 11-11:30 a.m.

    Bardstown Rotary Club. Talbott Tavern, noon.

    T.O.P.S. No. 262. Civic Center, weigh-in, 10:30 a.m.; meeting, noon.

    Al-Anon. Meeting for friends and families of alcoholics, 10 a.m., First Christian Church, 175 E. John Rowan Blvd., Bardstown.

    Queen of Nelson No. 87 O.E.S.P.H.A. 7:30 p.m. at the lodge hall.

    Scout Troop 147. 7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall.

  • NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Support group meetings canceled

    There will be no support group meetings for Nelson County in December due to the winter holidays.

    Diabetes Coalition meetings canceled

    There will not be a Marion, Nelson and Washington Diabetes Coalition meeting in December due to the winter holidays. Meetings will resume next month.

    Lincoln Trail Board to meet