• Kentucky Standard Halloween coloring contest winners
  • Niman turns 100

    Rita Pottinger Niman celebrated her 100th birthday at the home place near Boston where she and her 10 slblings were born.

    Nisan is the daughter of Lee and Estella Cash Pottinger, and she was married to the late Willis Kennedy Nisan.

    Of the 11 children of Lee Pottinger, Rita and her sister, Betty, remain. Their deceased siblings are Lottie, Louree, Newman, Virgil and Nancy Pottinger Meyers, children of Lee and Laurinda Newman Pottinger. Lee and Estella were the parents of Ethel Pottinger Roby, Samuel Pottinger, Ruby Pottinger Gaullett and Ann Pottinger Coyle.

  • New Haven Iron Horse Festival gives back to community



    The New Haven Iron Horse Festival Committee presented checks to several community groups at the Board of Commissioners meeting Oct. 16. The donations were made possible through surplus funds from the Iron Horse Festival. Groups donated to include the New Haven Library, Trunk or Treat, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts Troop 996, Girl Scouts, FRYSC, City of New Haven, Community Christmas Basket project, New Haven Enhancement Team and the New Haven Senior Group.

  • Barton's leader, war veteran passes

    After fleeing the Nazis and fighting for the U.S. in World War II, Paul Leopold Kraus made Bardstown his home for two decades, where he worked as the plant manager for Barton Brands’ distillery.

    Kraus died Sept. 22 in Chicago, where he had moved to serve as chief operating officer for Barton Brands and remained after his retirement.

    Born in 1919, Kraus was the son of Emil and Marie Winternitz Kraus and was raised in Pernegg an der Mur, Austria. He completed high school in Graz and attended medical school for two years in Prague.

  • Wedding: Hamilton-Mattingly

    Courtney Beth Hamilton and Kevin Patrick Mattingly, both of Louisville were married at 2 p.m. May 24, 2014, at Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville.

    The bride is the daughter of Donnie and Gayle Hamilton, of Bardstown.

    The groom is the son of Karen Mattingly, of Bardstown.

    The Rev. Stephen Pohl officiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

    The maid of honor was Alyson Hamilton, sister of the bride.

  • Engagement: Cecil, Kays

    Jamie Cecil and Carrye Janes, both of Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashton Nicole Cecil, to Joshua Terry Kays, son of Terry and Dana Kays, both of Bardstown.

    The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Nelson County High School. She is employed by Hair Gallery in Bardstown.

    The groom-elect is a 2010 graduate of Nelson County High School. He is employed by Estes Express Lines in Louisville.

    The wedding is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, at Bluegrass Entertainment and Exposition Complex in Bardstown.

  • Birth: Smith

    Elizabeth Jordan Roby and Tyler Wayne Smith, of Bardstown, announce the birth of a daughter, Emersyn Elizabeth Smith, Aug. 5, 2014, at Flaget Memorial Hospital.

    She weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Brock and Lisa Roby

    Paternal grandparents are Judi Smith and the late Phil Smith.

    Great-grandparents are Wanda and Harvey Hayden, Juanita Roby, Richard Roby and Dawson Ray Smith.

    The baby was welcomed home by a sister, Lamia Vei Smith.

  • Reunion: Bloomfield High School class of 1956

    The Bloomfield High School class of 1956 had a reunion Aug. 2.

  • Bloomfield High School class of 1956 reunion
  • Students earn belts