• ENGAGEMENT:Hutchins, Chaney

    Dale and Lila Foster, of Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica N. “Nikki” Hutchins, to Dr. John H. Chaney, son of Drs. Glen and Sally Chaney, of Paducah.

    The couple are graduates of the University of Louisville.

    The bride-elect is a manager for site operations at U.S. WorldMeds.

    The groom-elect is a cardio-thoracic surgeon at Central Baptist Hospital.

    The wedding is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Walnut Way Farm in Shelbyville.

    Invitations are being sent.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Bowling, Brown

    Terry and Carol Bowling, of Bloomfield, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Carol Bowling, to Donavan Tyler Brown, son of Audie Brown and Jennifer Gilpin, of Bardstown.

    The bride-elect is a 2013 graduate of Nelson County High School and a 2016 graduate of Elizabethtown Community & Technical College. She is employed as a registered nurse at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown and as a waitress at Hometown Pizza in Bloomfield.

  • 60 years ago in The Kentucky Standard: May 1956

    60 years ago

    May 1956


    May 3

    Mad dog scare causes 18 to take anti-rabies shots

  • Glisson moves up in rank for Illinois National Guard

    A Nelson County native has moved up in rank in the Illinois National Guard, according to a press release from the Department of Military Affairs.

    Michael J. Glisson, of Festus, Mo., was promoted to brigadier general on Jan. 9 in a joint change of command and promotion ceremony at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Ill.

    Glisson, a 1983 graduate of Nelson County High School, is a solider in the Illinois Army National Guard, and previously served as commander of the 65th Troop Command.

  • Flaget welcomes first baby of 2016

    As the Guns N’ Roses song goes, “All we need is just a little patience,” but at Flaget Memorial Hospital this weekend, Patience wasn’t going to wait. 

    Patience Lee-Ann Jameson, the hospital’s first baby of 2016, was actually born two weeks early. The baby girl was born just after 10 Sunday morning, weighing seven pounds, and was 20 and 1/4 inches long.

    For parents Samantha and Aaron Jameson, it’s a blessing.

    “She’s adorable, just like her mother,” Aaron said.

  • “Garbage guys” brighten kid’s day with special gift

    A little boy on Quarry Lane got a visit from his heroes last week when the county sanitation workers dropped off an unexpected surprise.
    Lucas Hite, who turns 2 in March, has always loved watching for the garbage truck, said his mother, Amanda Hite.
    “He has stood at our big picture window for as long as he has been able, and watched in wonder as the awesome crew stops (in) front of our house,” Hite wrote to the Standard, adding that the men always waved, smiled and honked the horn.

  • Births: Hurt

    Katherine “Kate” Guthrie and Aaron Hurst, of Bardstown, announce the birth of a daughter, Gwendolyn “Wylee” Hurst, Aug. 21, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Patty Fox, of Bardstown, and Mike Guthrie, of New Haven.

  • Activist Rosa Clemente to lecture Oct. 27 at University of Louisville

    Activist, journalist and former vice presidential candidate Rosa Clemente will speak at the University of Louisville Oct. 27 about “Shades of Brown: Afro-Latino Identity.”

    The Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff Association is sponsoring her free, public talk at 7 p.m. in Floyd Theater, Swain Student Activities Center, during Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Local actor featured in historic play at Greensburg courthouse

    Daniel Rudd of Bardstown notoriety will be featured in the Greensburg play Lizzie Mears - River of Dreams, the Saturdays of Oct. 17 and 24.

    The play revolves around the exploits of Lizzie Mears, who was well known in Greensburg the first half of the 20th century.  She operated a massive farm north of Greensburg, was partners in a Columbia sawmill, and owned a roller mill in Barbourville.

  • Engagement: Brown, James

    Mr. and Mrs. James W. Brown, of Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Elizabeth Brown, to Todd Allen James, son of Connie James and the late Ted James, of Olive Hill.

    The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Bardstown High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is employed by Jim Hagan’s State Farm Agency in Bardstown.