Today's News

  • Pathway to Hope set for Saturday 

    United for Recovery is hosting its annual Pathway to Hope event this weekend. The free community gathering celebrates recovery and raises awareness of addiction and suicide.

    This year’s Pathway to Hope is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Saturday at the Bardstown Farmers Market. The event will feature free food and giveaways, free naloxone training and kits, free hepatitis A shots and health screenings, guest speakers, informational booths and more.

  • Trial set for January in Unseld murder case

    A trial date has been set for two local men accused in the 2016 shooting death of Michael Wayne Unseld.

    According to arraignment orders filed in Nelson Circuit Court, Robert Zachery Tate and Evan James Lyons are scheduled to go to trial on Jan. 27 and will have pretrial conferences Jan 17. Each event is scheduled for 9 a.m. with Judge John David Seay presiding. Pretrial motions, defense, objections and requests must be made prior to Jan. 1, according to the orders.

  • Flags fly at half staff for Patriot Day
  • OPINION: Three simple sentences to base a life on

    It occurred to me today, as I was doing my morning meditative walk, how three simple sentences had changed my life profoundly — and for the better. As I was on my way back home I thought, “Heck, I ought to share these with my friends.” So, here they are!

    1. Everything changes.

  • RELIGION NOTES: Sept. 13, 2019

    Presentation on ‘Gospel of Grace’

  • RELIGION: Let us pray for the prisoners

    “The devil reigns supreme here,” the chaplain said matter-of-factly.

    I didn’t write it down, but knew I wouldn’t forget it. I’d never heard anyone say such a thing before.

    The year was 2006. My friend Tanya and I were in a training for volunteer chaplains at a women’s prison in our county. Those in the room hoped to be allowed to do Bible studies with the female inmates there.

  • Bardstown Bourbon’s visitors center opens to public

    Just a few years after the distillery opened its doors to the public, a new visitors center is the latest amenity offered to bourbon enthusiasts and guests of the Bardstown Bourbon Company.





    Bardstown 49, Marion Co. 6

    Bethlehem 69, Thomas Nelson 7

    Spencer Co. 40, Nelson Co. 0


    Boys’ Soccer


    Bardstown 9, John Hardin 2

    Bullitt East 2, Nelson Co. 1

    Thomas Nelson 3, Western Hills 2


    All A Classic 5th Region

    Campbellsville 4, Bethlehem 3



    Bardstown 6, Thomas Nelson 3

  • PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tiger boys get big win over TNHS

    For the first half of the boys’ soccer season, defending district champion Bardstown has experienced some ups and downs. Thomas Nelson, on the other hand, has been unstoppable during that time, winning seven of nine matches without a loss to start the season, already eclipsing the team’s win total of last season.

    Both teams’ fortunes changed Saturday, however, as the Tigers avenged a shootout loss to the Generals from three weeks ago, prevailing 6-3.

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Tigers in command after OT win Monday

    Bardstown had to wait four years and suffer numerous heartbreaking losses for its chance to break through the Bethlehem girls’ soccer dynasty, and the Tigers are taking full advantage of that opportunity this season.

    With back-to-back district road wins Saturday and Monday, the Tigers have almost completely sewed up the top spot in next month’s district tournament, improving to 4-0 in district games after shutting out Nelson County and slipping past Bethlehem in overtime.