http://www.kystandard.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en PHOTOS: Eclipse 2017 http://www.kystandard.com/content/photos-eclipse-2017 <img src="http://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/2eclipse-up.jpg" alt="A child views the eclipse with special glasses Monday at St. Gregory School." title="A child views the eclipse with special glasses Monday at St. Gregory School." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Check out photos from Monday&#39;s eclipse and preparation!</p> Crash claims life on Louisville Road http://www.kystandard.com/content/crash-claims-life-louisville-road <p> At least one person has died in a collision that occurred just before 1 p.m. Monday on Louisville Road near the Deatsville intersection.<br /> <br /> Nelson County Sheriff&#39;s Office, EMS and fire were dispatched to the area on report of a possible head-on collision with entrapment.<br /> <br /> No details have been released on the victim, others involved or how the crash occured at this time.<br /> <br /> The roadway was closed during the accident.<br /> <br /> Victim of Friday crash identified http://www.kystandard.com/content/victim-friday-crash-identified <p> The man killed Friday when his truck struck a tree on Stiles Road has been identified as Sammie Chesser of Springfield.</p> <p> According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office, deputies were dispatched at 1:14 p.m. to the 600 block of Stiles Road. It was there they found a white pickup truck against a tree and a second, red truck with front-end damage.</p> Louisville man charged with DUI, hit and run Monday morning http://www.kystandard.com/content/louisville-man-charged-dui-hit-and-run-monday-morning <p> A Louisville man faces five counts of first-degree wanton endangerment after an early morning collision Monday that injured three people.</p> <p> According to a post-arrest complaint from the Bardstown Police Department, police were dispatched to an accident at the intersection of Ky. 245 and Old Nazareth Road just after midnight where they found a minivan severely damaged on the passenger side.</p> Three escape crash, fire with minor injury http://www.kystandard.com/content/three-escape-crash-fire-minor-injury <p> A driver and two passengers escaped an early morning collision on the Bluegrass Parkway Sunday with only minor injuries.<br /> <br /> According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff&#39;s Office, dispatch was advised of an injury accident around the 13 mile marker at around 4:36 a.m.<br /> <br /> An investigation determined the vehicle was westbound when it over corrected to miss a deer, overturned and caught fire.<br /> <br /> All three occupants escaped the vehicle and were transported to the hospital for minor injuries.<br /> <br /> ‘Get it! Get it! Get it!’ http://www.kystandard.com/content/%E2%80%98get-it-get-it-get-it%E2%80%99 <img src="http://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1dockjump-alittlehelp.jpg" alt="Kenny Mills helps Bea out of the water as the German shorthaired pointer learns the basics of dock jumping Friday at the Bardstown City Pool." title="Kenny Mills helps Bea out of the water as the German shorthaired pointer learns the basics of dock jumping Friday at the Bardstown City Pool." align="left" hspace="6" width="118" height="85" /><p> Beatrice took to the water quickly. While she needed coaxing on the first go around, she was leaping high and far into the pool within a matter of minutes. The 8-month-old German shorthaired pointer was built for the activity.</p> <p> &ldquo;She&rsquo;s doing really good,&rdquo; said Robin Mills, who was at the Bardstown City Pool Friday night with her husband, Kenny, and Beatrice. &ldquo;Anytime we throw anything in the water, she just pounces.&rdquo;</p> United Way opens 2017 campaign http://www.kystandard.com/content/united-way-opens-2017-campaign <img src="http://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/laura_sedlatschek.jpg" alt="Laura Sedlatschek, director of the Tri-County United Way, speaks at the lunch at the GO Center Thursday." title="Laura Sedlatschek, director of the Tri-County United Way, speaks at the lunch at the GO Center Thursday." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> When Maker&rsquo;s Mark employees got involved in the United Way campaign last year, they really went all out.</p> <p> The 174 workers at the Loretto distillery raised $17,000, which the company matched, providing a sizeable portion of the total campaign of about $235,000.</p> Tessie takes her seat (again) in New Haven http://www.kystandard.com/content/tessie-takes-her-seat-again-new-haven <img src="http://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tessieswearinginaug17.jpg" alt="With fellow commissioners standing behind her, Tessie Cecil is sworn in by Chad McCoy as Mayor of New Haven Thursday night." title="With fellow commissioners standing behind her, Tessie Cecil is sworn in by Chad McCoy as Mayor of New Haven Thursday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="133" height="85" /><p> When Tessie Cecil was running for New Haven Commissioner last August, she was searching for a meaningful way to give back to her community, and thought her experience as a former mayor would be beneficial to new leadership. But after less than a year in her seat, Cecil officially changed chairs Thursday night as she was sworn in as mayor to fill the unfinished term of Jeff Rogers.</p> <p> &ldquo;I would like to thank my family, they are all here, and my friends,&rdquo; Cecil said after taking the oath from State Rep. Chad McCoy.</p>