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Community Events

  • Years ago in The Standard: December 40 years ago - 1970

    With Bardstown Tigers bringing home the state football championship trophy from Stoll Field, Lexington, after skimming by the mountain team Lynch 13-6, the home folks will turn out to honor them Saturday night with a victory dinner.

    Head football coach Bill Ferguson of Murray State University will be the guest speaker at the Dec. 5 dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the school.

  • Around Kentucky: Dec. 15, 2010

    Through Dec. 23: The Headley-Whitney Museum opens its latest temporary exhibition, “Improbable Baubles: Fabulous Faux Bibelots by Fayette County Middle Schoolers.”  This exhibition features the work of middle school art students from seven Fayette County middle schools.  The Headley-Whitney Museum is along Old Frankfort Pike in Lexington.  The Museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with the last tour at 4 p.m. For more information visit the website: www.headley-whitney.org.

  • Santa comes to Bloomfield

    The City of Bloomfield will repeat its Christmas in the Country event this year, 6-8 p.m. Saturday on the porch of Nettie Jarvis Antiques.

    “It’s a really neat event,” organizer Jennifer Lyddane said. “I’m hoping we’ll have even more this year than last.”

    The evening will include free refreshments — cocoa and cookies — pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus for $5 each, and entertainment. Children will also be able to build and personalize their own ornaments.

    Call (502) 252-7531 for more information.

  • Feeling the music

    Brinlee Mock, 2-year-old daughter of Tanisha Orberson, Bradfordsville, dances Saturday at Parkway Baptist Church during a video presentation at the annual awards ceremony of Bardstown’s National Guard unit, “Charlie” Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery. Brinlee’s grandfather, John Baker, is in Charlie Battery.

  • Photo: Sounds of the Season

    Marc Monroe leads the Nelson County High School Concert Band and Bardstown-Nelson County Community Chorus in singing classic holiday songs and hymns during the Canticle of Christmas Concert Sunday evening at Parkway Baptist Church. A children’s choir comprised of students from the city and county school systems later joined the orchestra.

  • Nelson County Pictorial History book completed copies now available for pickup

    The Nelson County Historical Society announces the release of the Nelson County, Ky., 225th Anniversary Pictorial History Book.

  • Sign up now for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Nelson County

    The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Nelson County will be Friday, May 13, 2011, at Bardstown High School. Team leaders can register their teams for the overnight event by visiting www.relayforlife/nelsonky. Teams registering before Dec. 31 will receive an Early Bird discount of $50 on their team commitment fee.

  • Photo: Girl Scouts visit Humane Society

    Girl Scout Brownie Troop 1328 from St. Joseph School visited the Humane Society of Nelson County Nov. 16. The Troop delivered a variety of items they donated to the shelter, including dog food, cat food, pet treats, kitty litter and towels.  The Troop toured the facility and gained a better understanding of how the Humane Society benefits our community.

  • Photo: Girl Scouts Junior Jazzercise

    Nelson County Girl Scouts participated in a Girl Scout Junior Jazzercise session on Nov. 20.  The Girl Scouts did various Jazzercise routines, yoga poses and fitness games.  Each Girl Scout received a patch, water bottle with neck strap, snack and hand towel.  A donation was also made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure in recognition of Malinda Carl-Rummage for offering her facility and staff for this event.  Jazzercise instructors for this event were Ange Hagan and Trish Blandford.

  • Around Kentucky: Dec. 8, 2010

    Through Dec. 23: The Headley-Whitney Museum opens its latest temporary exhibition “Improbable Baubles: Fabulous Faux Bibelots by Fayette County Middle Schoolers.”  This exhibition features the work of middle school art students from seven Fayette County middle schools.  The Headley-Whitney Museum is along Old Frankfort Pike in Lexington.  The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday noon-5 p.m., with the last tour at 4 p.m. For more information visit the website: www.headley-whitney.org.