Today's Features

  • Meet Charlie Wilson. In the 1980s he had been re-elected by his constituency in rural Texas. He is the stereotypical ole boy politician. He drinks too much; he takes too many kickbacks, and in general, he barely has enough on which to live. Not a pretty picture. Then how does this nobody politician get the Russians kicked out of Afghanistan and helps topple the Berlin wall?

  • Some memos will be marked [Unpreviewed]. This means that I have not seen the film. Any information about the film content is taken from press releases, Web sites and other sources. The “Family Rating” is mainly taken from the Web site filmratings.com.


    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.


    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.

  • “I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry; he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.” (Matt. 3:11).

  • Old Gospel Barn sing-in set for Dec. 31

    Old Gospel Barn, 11286 Louisville Road, will have a sing-in, pray-in for the New Year 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31. Special guests will be Common Creek, Bluegrass Pardners, the Bakers, Nichols Church Band, the Cumbos and more. Everyone should bring a covered dish for the fellowship. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

  • 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).


    New Haven PTO to meet


    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.