• Photo: A Royal Welcome
  • Bardstown man opens business

    Mark Rapier of Bardstown has opened a new business — Window Gang of Kentucky.

    Rapier offers many services to commercial and residential customers including window washing up to 4 stories or taller, pressure washing, house washing, gutter cleaning, roof cleaning, dryer vent cleaning, chimney sweeping and including oil remediation for customers, large and small. Other services are available. For a complete list visit www.windowgang.com.

    Mark and his wife, Brenda (Carrico) live in Bardstown with three children, Josh, Mary Catherine and Johnathon.

  • Snider receives CEO award

    Gregory J. Lampert, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable  North America, recently announced that he has bestowed his annual CEO  Award to Shawn Snider, Director of Network Hardware/ Systems of the Company’s North American Information Technology Team.

    The CEO award is given to one associate each year for exemplary performance well beyond the normal expectations of his or her respective duties.

  • Medica Pharmacy earns Blue Ribbon Small Business award for 2012

    Medica Pharmacy & Wellness Center, a local independently owned pharmacy, recently was named as a U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2012 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winner. Selected as one of 75 Blue Ribbon winners throughout the country in industries from manufacturing to chocolatiering, the award honors innovators, business-owners, dreamers and doers, who are driving America’s job creation, economic growth, and are active citizens in their community.

  • Unseld joins Infinity Laser-MED SPA staff

    Since October 2006, Infinity Laser-MED SPA owner Tina Sympson has been offering professional laser skin treatments, therapeutic massage, and other cosmetic services.

    In January, Chantel Unseld, an experienced Nurse Practitioner, joined the Infinity Laser-Med Spa group as its certified injector of FDA-approved Botox and Fillers, and provider of Latisse – a treatment for loss of eyelashes.

  • Bluegrass Cellular names Thomas Bardstown Customer Care Assistant Manager

    Bluegrass Cellular Inc. has promoted Alex Thomas to Bardstown Customer Care Assistant Manager. In this role, Thomas is responsible for providing quality customer service and training store employees at the Bluegrass Cellular customer care center at 1000 E. John Rowan Blvd.

    Thomas, a former Customer Care Coordinator for the company, has one year of experience at Bluegrass Cellular. Prior to joining Bluegrass Cellular, Thomas studied at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • Nelson County Implement earns honors

    Nelson County Implement, a local dealer of Cub Cadet outdoor power equipment in Bardstown, recently earned distinction as one of the Top 75 Cub Cadet independent retailers in the country for 2011. Nelson County Implement will receive recognition for this achievement during an exclusive trip to the Eastern Caribbean aboard the new luxury cruise ship, “Allure of the Seas.”

  • Public Record: Property Transfers - March 2, 2012

    Jason B. Goff to Jennifer L. O’Donnell and Clifford Tharp, all of Bardstown, real estate in Nelson County, $85,900.

    Federal National Mortgage Association, Chicago, to Sally A. Augusta, Bardstown, real estate in Nelson County, $58,000.

    Mike and Kathy Ballard, Bardstown, et al, to Fred J. and Beulah M. Burgin, Bardstown, Lot 98-D Copper Fields, Phase II, $90,000.

    Joseph Robert and Sandra L. Wolf to Jeffrey W. Wolf, all of Cox’s Creek, real estate in Nelson County, $1.

  • Public Record: Zoning Compliance - March 2, 2012

    The Joint City-County Planning Commission has issued the following zoning compliance permits:

    Week of Feb. 13 and 20, 2012:

    Marty Gaddie, 139 Hudson Drive, accessory structure.

    B&W Construction, 218 South Howard Street, single family dwelling.

    Frank and Patty Ritchie, 1985 Ritchie Lane, accessory structure.

    Olde Bloomfield Holding, LLC, 1450 Simpson Creek Road, Bloomfield, demolition.

    Olde Bloomfield Holding, LLC, 2014 Taylorsville Road, Bloomfield, demolition.

  • Variance allows construction at Jim Beam plant




    SHEPHERDSVILLE — The Bullitt County Board of Adjustments recently approved a variance that will allow Clermont’s Jim Beam Distillery to move forward with plans to add on to its fermentation building.

    During their February regular meeting, board members voted to allow Bardstown contractor Buzick Construction to encroach 8.63 feet into the property’s required setback.