Community Events

  • New Haven hosts Veterans Day ceremony

    “America the Beautiful” rang out around City Hall Saturday morning as dozens gathered for the annual Veterans Day ceremony in New Haven. It’s a tradition that has been held in the city for years, and is considered a welcoming experience for many.

    As she has for many years, Tessie Cecil, who is serving again as mayor of the city, spoke with the audience about the importance of helping, remembering and celebrating veterans.

  • HRC honors youth contest winners, NAACP

    Build bridges, not walls. This phrase was not only painted on a student art piece, but also acknowledged at the start of Tuesday’s award presentation for the Bardstown-Nelson County Human Rights Commission.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES: Nov. 12, 2017

    Prayer service for Alexa Hughes
    There will a special prayer service 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at St. Joseph Church for Alexa Hughes.  Alexa has been battling cancer and will undergo surgery this week. All are welcome to attend the service or join in prayer from afar.

    Thomas Nelson SBDM Council

  • PHOTOS: Veterans Day 2017

    Area schools observed Veterans Day on Friday with assemblies and programs to recognize and honor veterans in the community as well as those who serve as staff members.

  • NELSON SCENE: Nov. 8, 2017

    The third annual Turkey Bowl hosted by PLG-TV and Save-a-Lot of Bardstown raised $3,108 for the Nelson County BackPack program that provides food for children in need over the weekends. The event that featured seven teams bowling with frozen turkeys.

  • PHOTO: Five generations of the Hill family gather

    Five generations of Hills pose for a picture at Joe Hill’s second Eggfest. From left to right are Peggy Hill, David Hill, Robin Hill holding baby Emma Simpson, and Marchell Hill.

  • PHOTO: Kentucky Railway Museum hosts car show

    Kentucky Railway Museum’s sixth annual car show was held Oct. 21.  More than 200 cars and trucks showed off their shine.  Many awards, including best of show and a veterans’ award, were given out.

  • PHOTOS: 2017 Halloween Coloring Contest winners

    Waylon Beatty was the winner of The Kentucky Standard’s Halloween coloring contest in the category for children 3 to 5 years old. Kyle Crepps was the winner in the category for children 6 to 8 years old. Karolyne Green was the winner in the category for children 9 to 12 years old.

  • Turkey Bowl garners gravy for BackPacks

    If NFL players can now do the dougie, so can bowlers.

    Susan Elmore shimmied her way to the back of the aisle where she got high fives from her teammates after bowling a strike in the 2017 PLG TV and Save-a-Lot Turkey Bowl.

    She was also the Buzick Butterball Bowlers’ high scorer with a 37 out of a team score of 126.

    Asked by the PLG reporter how she did it, she answered: “It was skill.”

    And luck.

    The Bardstown home supply store had never had a Turkey Bowl team before, but they did well for beginners.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES: Nov. 5, 2017

    Nelson County Fiscal Court
    Nelson County Fiscal Court will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7.

    Getting to Know your Nelson County Salvation Army
    Come learn about the many things the Salvation Army does in Nelson County and how you can help and volunteer at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Nelson County Public Library. Refreshments will be served, and there will be door prizes as well.

    Wickland Christmas Bazaar