Local/Regional News
7:51 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Police: Officer Fatal Shooting 'Premeditated'

BARDSTOWN, Ky. - The fatal roadside shooting of a Kentucky police officer was premeditated and authorities are asking for the public's help in finding suspects, a police spokesman said Sunday.

Bardstown Officer Jason Ellis, 33, was shot multiple times with a shotgun after he got out of his cruiser to pick up debris on Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County late Saturday night, Kentucky State Police spokesman Norman Chaffins told The Associated Press.

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Local/Regional News
9:43 am
Sun May 19, 2013

Two Additional Cities Added To Cultural District List

Downtown Bardstown, Kentucky

MAYSVILLE, Ky. -- Two more Kentucky cities have been certified by the state as cultural districts, bringing the total number to six.

The Ledger Independent reports that first lady Jane Beshear made the announcement that Maysville in northeastern Kentucky and Bardstown in central Kentucky have made the list. The other communities already certified by the state include Berea, Covington, Danville and Paducah.

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Local/Regional News
1:35 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Small Towns Win Big Honors in Travel Contest

Downtown Bardstown - photo courtesy Nelson County Economic Development Agency

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Two Kentucky communities are among the best small towns in America.

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