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Today's News

  • New physician joins Flaget Memorial's hospitalist team

    Dr. James Nuss was teaching science at Manual High School in Louisville when he decided he would feel more challenged by learning to use science to help sick people heal.

  • Bardstown's Moschetti runs to Brescia

    Bardstown runner Phillip Moschetti signed a letter-of-intent Thursday to attend Brescia College in Owensboro on a cross country scholarship.

    “It means a lot, because I didn’t really have the chance to participate much in high school,” the senior said. “It’s a great honor to do this and further my education as well.”

    Moschetti picked up cross country late in the game, opting instead for soccer and football earlier in his high school career. He switched his focus to cross country after his sophomore year.

  • Anytime Fitness center announces location in Parkway Centre Mall

    Anytime Fitness, the world’s first 24-hour fitness, tanning, and reciprocal membership franchise, will soon open in the Parkway Centre Mall behind Maywood Chevron and next to Parkway Baptist Church. A tentative opening has been set for the end of December.

  • Sports Notes - December 2

    Pool leagues forming

    Paradise Billiards, an alcohol-free and smoke-free pool hall in Bardstown, will host winter pool leagues.

    There are no age limits. Players will be matched with leagues according to age, ability and experience. Leagues are for beginners and advanced players.

    Paradise Billiards is at 102 Flamingo Road; call (502) 428-9638 for more information.

    Soccer tryouts coming

  • County lauded for energy-efficient justice center

    Nelson County is recognized for many things. Having the first Cathedral west of the Allegheny Mountains and being home to the self-proclaimed Bourbon Capital of the world are but two.

    As of Wednesday, Nelson County has another outstanding achievement to add to the list.

    The Nelson County Justice Center was the first courthouse in Kentucky to earn the Energy Star. An Energy Star plaque from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy was presented to Nelson County Judge-Executive Dean Watts to be displayed at the Justice Center.

  • Quiznos Restaurant opens in Bardstown

    Quiznos, Bardstown’s newest restaurant, opened at 129 W. John Rowan Blvd. with a VIP night on Nov. 1 and then for regular business on Nov. 2. G.J. Boblitt is co-owner and manager of Quiznos of Bardstown. His partners are his parents, Gary and Missy Boblitt, and brother, Kyle Boblitt.

    G.J. Boblitt is a 1997 graduate of Nelson County High School and has an associate’s degree in business from ECC. He has also completed Quiznos training at the corporate training facility in Denver, Colorado, and worked for several weeks at the Quiznos in New Albany, Ind.

  • Post Office needs to be near downtown

    From 14 potential sites, it is now down to two.

    That’s the word from the U.S. Postal Service, on a new retail main office for Bardstown. The current P.O., a 6,619-square-foot building, will be carrier service only.

    The two sites are 202 W. Stephen Foster, in the Medica Pharmacy complex, and 510 W. Stephen Foster, a vacant lot which measures just over an acre.

  • Chamber newsletter awarded for third year

    For the third year in a row, the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce has come home from the state conference with the top award in its division for its newsletter.

    The newsletter, which is printed four times a year in the Business Line special section of The Kentucky Standard, is composed of member news, member articles and a column written by Chamber Executive Director Dorothy White. The category is judged on content, circulation and promotion of its members.

  • Community Notes - December 2, 2007

    NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Sign-up begins for Crop Disaster Program (CDP)

  • Jail Logs - Dec. 2

    The Kentucky Standard believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record.

    Nov. 29