https://www.kystandard.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Beavers seeks seat on City Council https://www.kystandard.com/content/beavers-seeks-seat-city-council <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/annette_beavers_1.jpg" alt="Annette Beavers files as a candidate for the Bardstown City Council, while Don Thrasher of Cox&amp;#039;s Creek, a supporter, watches." title="Annette Beavers files as a candidate for the Bardstown City Council, while Don Thrasher of Cox&amp;#039;s Creek, a supporter, watches." align="left" hspace="6" width="103" height="85" /><p> As of Tuesday morning, nine people were vying for the six seats on the Bardstown City Council, and the last to file is being sued by the city.</p> <p> Annette Beavers, formerly Filiatreau, is challenging the five incumbents who are seeking re-election as an outsider who wants to give voters a different choice.</p> <p> &ldquo;I see the need for a new council member,&rdquo; Beavers said Monday afternoon when asked why she is running. &ldquo;I feel there needs to be new blood running through there, people who care about the community, versus the inner circle.&rdquo;</p> TV series on Rogers case takes issue with investigation https://www.kystandard.com/content/tv-series-rogers-case-takes-issue-investigation <p> The lead investigator in the Crystal Rogers case said Monday he did not need to defend his handling of the case, after a television series purporting to investigate Rogers&rsquo; disappearance premiered over the weekend.</p> <p> In fact, Nelson County Sheriff&rsquo;s Detective Jon Snow said, the Oxygen Network&rsquo;s &ldquo;The Disappearance of Crystal Rogers&rdquo; might eventually hinder justice at a trial.</p> Dippin’ Dogs returns this weekend https://www.kystandard.com/content/dippin%E2%80%99-dogs-returns-weekend <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dippindogsfilephoto_0.jpg" alt="A happy pup treads water after snatching up a toy last year during the annual Dippin’ Dogs event at the Bardstown City Pool." title="A happy pup treads water after snatching up a toy last year during the annual Dippin’ Dogs event at the Bardstown City Pool." align="left" hspace="6" width="125" height="85" /><p> As the Bardstown City Pool closes for the season, local canines will have their chance to splash and cool off this weekend with the return of the annual Dippin&rsquo; Dogs dock jump and dog swim events.</p> <p> Created seven years ago, Dippin&rsquo; Dogs is a dog-focused water event that raises money to support four local animal organizations &mdash; Barktown Rescue, Bourbon City Bark Park, the Humane Society of Nelson County and Pawsville.</p> US 150 bridge project on schedule https://www.kystandard.com/content/us-150-bridge-project-schedule <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/us_150_bridge_1_0.jpg" alt="A backhoe operator reaches for a shovelful of gravel as a semi crosses the narrow lanes of the U.S. 150 bridge under construction over the Bluegrass Parkway Monday." title="A backhoe operator reaches for a shovelful of gravel as a semi crosses the narrow lanes of the U.S. 150 bridge under construction over the Bluegrass Parkway Monday." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Despite a wet construction season, the Springfield Road, or U.S. 150, bridge over the Bluegrass Parkway is being done on time and within budget.</p> <p> &ldquo;I think the rain this spring hampered things,&rdquo; but construction workers were able to get caught up and are back on track to get the job done this summer, said Chris Jessie, a spokesman for the state Transportation Cabinet&rsquo;s District 4 office in Elizabethtown.</p> <p> &ldquo;We&rsquo;re still scheduled to be done by the end of September,&rdquo; Jessie said.</p> Jail logs, Aug. 10-14 https://www.kystandard.com/content/jail-logs-aug-10-14 <p> Jenny Catherine French, 31, probation violation for felony offense.</p> <p> Joseph Earl Hensley, 32, probation violation for felony offense (2016 criminal case).</p> <p> Blair Marie Zachery, 28, contempt of court (2016 criminal case).</p> <p> Robert Douglas Dennis, 31, probation violation for felony offense (2015 criminal case).</p> Three cars collide at Third and Brashear https://www.kystandard.com/content/three-cars-collide-third-and-brashear <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/three-car_pile.jpg" alt="One patient was transported to Flaget Memorial Hospital Monday morning complaining of neck pain after a three-vehicle collision at Third Street and Brashear Avenue." title="One patient was transported to Flaget Memorial Hospital Monday morning complaining of neck pain after a three-vehicle collision at Third Street and Brashear Avenue." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /> 2018 KENTUCKY STANDARD FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Generals want to build off last year’s playoff berth https://www.kystandard.com/content/2018-kentucky-standard-football-preview-generals-want-build-last-year%E2%80%99s-playoff-berth <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tnhs_team_2.jpg" alt="2018 Thomas Nelson Generals" title="2018 Thomas Nelson Generals" align="left" hspace="6" width="158" height="85" /><p> Thomas Nelson reached the football playoffs last season, the first time the Generals had done so since the school began varsity football five years ago.</p> <p> Coach Kyle Boblitt thinks he has a team capable of surviving the five-team district and advancing once again.</p> <p> That is saying a lot, since Thomas Nelson lost a strong cast of players to graduation.</p> 2018 KENTUCKY STANDARD FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Cards looking for fresh start https://www.kystandard.com/content/2018-kentucky-standard-football-preview-cards-looking-fresh-start <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nc_distrunk.jpg" alt="New Nelson County coach Dirk Strunk comes to Kentucky from Alabama, where he has been coaching more than two decades." title="New Nelson County coach Dirk Strunk comes to Kentucky from Alabama, where he has been coaching more than two decades." align="left" hspace="6" width="91" height="85" /><p> When the Nelson County Cardinals hit the gridiron this season, they will reveal an all-new cast, starting with a new head coach, some new assistants and players.</p> <p> Veteran coach Dirk Strunk takes over a program that struggled to a 1-9 slate last season, but the Cardinals took some momentum away from that campaign by winning their final regular-season game over Marion County, stopping a two-year, 20-game losing streak.</p>