• Area Tech Center hosts free summer camp

    School is out of session for summer, but the Nelson County Area Technology Center on Bloomfield Road has been busy inside and outside of the classroom this week. The ATC hosted its first summer camp June 4-8, offering students entering grades seventh through tenth an early exposure to some of the career pathways the facility offers local students.

    The camp was made possible through a $5,000 state grant, which ATC Principal Jeremey Booher said was offered to several schools to host non-traditional skills camps.

  • Bardstown Primary School experiences ‘baby boom’

    In the last few months, nine Bardstown Primary School staff members have welcomed the births of 10 babies, and the school community is already calling them the Class of 2036.

    The oldest of the group is Leeland, son of Jessica Dones, who is 9 months old.

    The youngest is 6-week-old Adalynn, daughter of Bridgette Bowman.

  • Residents named to Bellarmine dean’s list

    Bellarmine University has announced its dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester. Bellarmine’s dean’s list recognizes students who receive a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Madison Brady, sophomore, Elementary Education, Bethlehem High School
    • Margaret Downs, senior, Elementary Education, Bethlehem High School
    • Victoria Fischer, senior, English, Bardstown High School
    • Sarah Hawkins, senior, Communications, Bethlehem High School

  • Bloomfield Elementary fourth term honor roll

    A Honor Roll 5th Grade
    Shaylyn Bowman, Randy Coulter, Bobby Joe Harris, Carsen Keeling, Alivia Morris, Yasmine Norvang,  Jullian Ramirez, Emily Sanders, Anna Simpson, Kaden Simpson, Gunner Summitt, Savannah Wallace, Jacob Willett, Aidin Wiseman, Tommy Zabenco

    A Honor Roll 4th Grade
    Addie Avis, Kamryn Brown, Kinslee Burns, Grant Cox, Alaina Miller, Tate Milburn, Allison O’Bryan, Everett Sagrecy, Anna Simpson, Logan Theis, Scarlettann Williams

  • St. Catherine Academy fourth quarter honors

    Perfect Attendance
    • Kindergarten
    Kinley Burd
    Samuel Earp
    Trenton Masterson
    Waylon Metcalf
    Cruz Snellen

    • First Grade
    Lila Burton
    Lilly Culver

    • Second Grade
    Preston Hatfield
    Will White

    • Fourth Grade
    Cody Hart

    • Fifth Grade
    Carlee Burd
    Emma Fulkerson

    • Sixth Grade
    Kate Ballard
    Macaul Bryan
    Nicholas Culver
    Hannah Culver

  • Dickson graduates from OCU

    Kaylee Dickson, of Bardstown, graduated from Ohio Christian University with a Bachelor of Arts in Substance Abuse Counseling.

  • Steele makes Brescia spring dean’s list

    Daniel Steele, a junior, majoring in Business: Emphasis in Finance and Economics, has been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Brescia University for completing at least 12 credit hours with a 3.5-4.0 grade-point average.

  • Locals graduate from Berea

    Alicia Bedolla and Olivia Cundiff, both of Bardstown graduated from Berea College on Sunday, May 6.

  • Kaissieh earns scholarship

    A University of Louisville scholar from Bardstown has earned a Critical Language Scholarship. Nada Kaissieh is one of five U of L Critical Language Scholars this year. She is a 2017 graduate of Thomas Nelson High School and expects to graduate from U of L in 2021 with degrees in economics and neuroscience.

  • Local high schools see 18 selected for Governor’s Scholars Program

    Eighteen students will represent Nelson County’s four main high schools this year for the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program, a summer residential program for students preparing to enter their senior year. Those who have previously taken part say the program is helpful in preparing for higher education.

    “It really made me see what I am going to need for college and how it is going to be,” said Caitlin Fox, a new graduate who represented Nelson County High School in the program last year.