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Today's News

  • 19th Century Fair takes visitors back in time

    History buffs young and not-so-young, new to the game or old pros, are invited to Wickland Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for a 19th Century Fair. The Kentucky Historical Society’s HistoryMobile will be onsite Tuesday and Wednesday featuring an interactive display on Abraham Lincoln, said Clara Fulkerson, one of the event organizers.

  • Around the Town owner recovering from accident

    Everett “Jonesie” Jones, owner of Around the Town Carriage, is recovering at Flaget Memorial Hospital after sustaining injuries in a carriage accident.

    The accident occurred Sept. 16 near the Best Western General Nelson Inn on West Stephen Foster Avenue where Jones turns his carriage. He had stopped to clean up droppings that had missed the bag behind one of the horses pulling the carriage. No passengers were in the carriage at the time of the accident.

  • Bookmobile is important asset

    With an almost new main library and a pair of full service branches in northeast Nelson at Bloomfield and southwest Nelson at New Haven some may question the need for bookmobile service for our county.

  • Bourbon industry continues strong

    Thousands came out last weekend for the 17th annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival.

    While many turned out to see what the festival had to offer, others showed up because of their love for bourbon.

  • Bethlehem team deserves praise

    Bethlehem's boys soccer team stamped itself as a st"All A" Classic State Cup title in the past three years.

    The last time the Eagles won the small-school crown in 2006, the win set the tone for the most successful season in school history, which included a win over state power St. Xavier during a run to the quarterfinals of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tournament.

  • Fall has arrived — there is a crispness in the air

    It's that time of year again. The air is crisp, (and so is the ground unfortunately; Is it ever going to rain again?) the leaves are beginning to change color and the smell is undeniable — it's fall. The weather in autumn is the most pleasant of the seasons and the sensory experience most vivid. This makes memories from this time of year stand out in a way in which other seasons have no such power.

  • CATS scores show progress

    Nelson County residents are fortunate to have not only one outstanding public school system, but two. The Commonwealth Accountability Testing System (CATS) scores for the 2007-08 biennium prove it.

    All Bardstown City and Nelson County schools met their goals or made progress. Students, teachers, parents and administrators deserve a hearty pat on the back for their hard work.

  • Autumn is busy, be in the know — read the paper

    Here at The Kentucky Standard there is always something happening on which to report, attend and/or take pictures from school activities including sports and fall festivals and town news to some national news, which may affect this community.

  • September 24th's News 13 Highlights

    NEWS 13

    City Council approves

  • Hats off to a successful festival

    Thousands of people once again found their way to Bardstown and Nelson County this weekend for the 17th annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival.

    A week of great weather helped to bring the festival to a near record number in attendance. As hundreds filled the lawn Friday, Saturday and Sunday even more showed up at the weekday events and weekend festivities.