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  • Camp offers more than music

    Music could be heard in the halls, but it was a different kind of instrument participants were using in Room 143. Martin Rollins’ class was equipped with paper and pencil to complete a sketch of flowers and small animal figurines.

    “They complement each other,” music and visual arts, said Rollins, who was in his second year as an instructor. This year, he led classes in sketching and watercolor. His students, he said, showed a lot of talent and aptitude.

  • Jail logs, June 26-28

    Dustin Leigh Hubbell, 23, failure to appear and contempt of court (2015 criminal case).

    Nicholas Garrett West, 26, public intoxication by a controlled substance excluding alcohol.

    Brittany Ann Nicole Holland, 31, third-degree criminal mischief, possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth).

    Brendon Lee Taylor Hibbs, 20, non-payment of fines (2016 criminal case).

    Richard Allen Lancaster, 42, contempt of court (2014 criminal case).

  • Bardstown approves $56.5 million budget

    The Bardstown City Council on Tuesday gave its final approval to a $56.5 million spending plan that includes what the mayor, in an understatement, described as “a number of capital projects.”

  • Habitat house under roof in two days

    Last Friday afternoon, there was only a concrete foundation, deck and wall panels on the ground. But by early Sunday afternoon, Betty Ellery’s new house at 534 E. High St. in Springfield was under roof, and most of the siding was on it.

    “We had a group of about 40 volunteers working Saturday and Sunday to raise the house,” said Rick Wagoner of Bardstown, president of My New Kentucky Home Habitat for Humanity.

    “The overall progress exceeds anything we have done in the past,” he mentioned.

  • Post 42 recognizes Saunders
  • New Haven enjoys day of music, floating on river

    For the first time ever, Nelson County residents hosted the New Haven River Day, an all-day river float with musical artists performing at the New Haven Municipal Park. Music, quality time on the water and good food were on many people’s agendas for the day.

    “We’re hoping to keep this event going each year,” said Phil Johnson, a member of the New Haven Development Committee. “So every time it’s bigger and bigger.”

  • Huston guest speaker at Rotary
  • Military health care forum scheduled in Radcliff

    By Mary Alford

    The News-Enterprise

    Community members wanting to learn more about recent changes in Tricare health coverage will have the opportunity to do so Saturday.

    A Tricare Select Commu­nity Outreach Briefing is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

  • Bernheim receives 2018 American Public Gardens Operational Sustainability Award

    The American Public Gardens Association (APGA) recently named Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest the recipient of the 2018 Operational Sustainability Award at its annual conference. Bernheim is only the third organization to ever receive the honor from the leading professional organization in the field of public horticulture.

  • Relay for Life is Saturday

    Relay for Life of Nelson County will again host a Carnival of Hope this year, with festivities scheduled for Saturday at the Nelson County Fairgrounds.

    Relay received a makeover last year with the annual fundraising event being moved to the fairgrounds and shortened. In keeping with the changes, the carnival theme will allow teams to set up booths around the grounds for guests to visit and will include a number of carnival games and bounce houses for kids, food vendors, a silent auction and music.