• Local students on 2018 President’s List at Campbellsville

    The academic honors’ president’s list for the Spring 2018 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs.

    Travis Billings, a senior, of Bardstown

    Britany Boling, a junior, of Bardstown

    Ashton Brown, a sophomore, of Bloomfield

    Audrey Dragoo, a senior, of Bardstown

    Lillian Grigsby, a senior, of Springfield

    Sidney King, a senior, of Bloomfield

    Victoria Lawson, a senior, of Springfield

  • Nelson County student awarded Farm Bureau scholarship

    Twenty-one Nelson County students received college scholarships from Kentucky Farm Bureau. In partnership with County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.

  • Bethlehem’s Clark completes GSA
  • Bardstown FBLA club visits D.C.
  • Students to receive free meals at some schools

    Students enrolled at certain schools within Bardstown and Nelson County will not have to pay for breakfast or lunch thanks to the continuance of the Community Eligibility Provision, or CEP.

  • Many new faces this year among school leadership

    As the new school year arrives, Nelson County families and residents will notice new and familiar faces filling administrative positions within local schools. Take the time to familiarize yourself with these new principals:

    Old Kentucky Home Middle School

    Melissa Case has been named principal of OKHMS following Robin Handloser’s move to the Nelson County Schools Central Office. Case is a Bloomfield native and 1995 Nelson County High School graduate.

  • Changes in effect for Nelson County Early Learning Center

    Earlier this year, the Nelson County Early Learning Center announced changes ranging from instructional time to transportation and tuition cost would come into effect for the 2018-2019 school year. The Nelson County Board of Education approved those changes in February with a vote of 3-2. Changes are as follows:


  • PHOTOS: Adding a teacher’s touch

    Emily-Ann Gann walked around her classroom placing colorful letters on shelves, straightening picture frames and going over every last detail. With a Pete the Cat theme sure to please her young students, her new classroom was coming along with just weeks to go until the start of school.

    “I’ve tried to get in as much as I can,” she said, because as a kindergarten teacher, there are a lot of start-of-the-year activities that keep her schedule busy.

  • Mobile art studio makes way through Nelson County

    Children swapped paint colors and brushed designs on their canvases while gathered at tables outside of the Nelson County Public Library. The evening of outdoor art was part of the On the Move Art Studio’s tour through Nelson County, which continues with a stop in New Haven July 31.

    The idea came after social worker Josh Nadzam and artist Kathy Werking teamed up to bring art to kids in need.

  • Watershed Watch

    Water quality and water source protection are not only important, they are one of the many topics about which the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are focused on educating the public.

    Recently, Nazareth was the host of a training workshop aimed at teaching volunteers how to test local water quality throughout the year.