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Video: Mayor Dick Heaton provides the weekly COVID-19 update from City Hall »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, May 9, 2021 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton provided his end-of-week COVID-19 update from his office at Bardstown City Hall on Friday, May 7, 2021. Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton provides his weekly COVID-19 update from Bardstown City Hall. Heaton notes this week that Nelson County leads the six-county Lincoln […]…

May 9 2021 / Read More »

Walter Hall Road to close Thursday for culvert replacement work »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, May 5, 2021 — The culvert near 2690 Walter Hall Road is to be replaced Thursday, May 6, 2021. Work will begin about 8:30 a.m. that day, and should take about a day to complete. During the work, Walter Hall Road will be closed at the work site […]…

May 5 2021 / Read More »

Sheriff’s request for additional deputy roils fiscal court’s 2021-22 budget discussion »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 4, 2021 — Nelson Fiscal Court spent time reviewing a draft of the county’s 2021-22 budget that included a sometimes testy exchange between Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa and Judge Executive Dean Watts. Pineiroa asked Nelson Fiscal Court to fund an additional deputy position for the county […]…

May 5 2021 / Read More »

Former daycare worker arrested on abuse charges following police investigation »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 4, 2021 — A former Bardstown daycare worker is facing child abuse charges following an investigation by the Bardstown Police Department. According to a BPD press release, the department became aware of an incident that took place Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Little Angels Primary House daycare, […]…

May 4 2021 / Read More »

Bloomfield teenager dies in early Tuesday morning crash on East John Rowan »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (Additional updates 5:45 p.m.) — A Bloomfield teen died in a two-vehicle crash that happed just before 4 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, on East John Rowan Blvd. just east of Spencer Mattingly Lane. Draven Richard Greenwell, 18, of Bloomfield died of injuries in the […]…

May 4 2021 / Read More »

Cox’s Creek parents questions validity of the community campus 6-12 proposal »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, May 3, 2021 — About 70 people attended the Nelson County Schools Community Meeting Monday evening at Cox’s Creek Elementary School to listen and discuss the district’s superintendent make the case for bringing middle school students onto to each high school campus. Superintendent Wes Bradley told […]…

May 4 2021 / Read More »

City of Bardstown’s annual water line flushing continues Monday »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, May 3, 2021 — The City of Bardstown Water Department’s annual flushing program is underway. On Monday, May 3, 2021, flushing will occur in and around the Creek Chase Subdivision, as well as south of Bloomfield Road and will affect the following locations: Glenview Dr. Andrea Ct. Haverly […]…

May 3 2021 / Read More »

City schools add assistant principals to high school, middle school and new elementary »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, May 2, 2021 — Bardstown City Schools has hired three new assistant principals to serve students in grades 3 through12. The additional assistant principals are part of the district’s plan to help students transition back into full-time in-person school next year. “We recognize that the academic and socio-emotional […]…

May 2 2021 / Read More »

Video: Mayor Dick Heaton provides the weekly COVID-19 update from City Hall »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Satuiday, May 1, 2020 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton provided his end-of-week COVID-19 update from his office at Bardstown City Hall on Friday, April 30, 2021. Heaton’s office releases these video updates each week for the benefit of the Bardstown community. Running time: 7 minutes 56 seconds. -30-…

May 2 2021 / Read More »

Higdon: REAL ID deadline extended; now available in the region by appointment »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Thursday, April 29, 2021 — As Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, I want to provide you a reminder and update on Kentucky’s new federally compliant REAL IDs or Voluntary Travel ID. Suppose you do not have an alternative form of ID such as a passport by May 3, […]…

Apr 29 2021 / Read More »

Video: Superintendent Wes Bradley interview on WBRT’s Bradford & Brooks »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 28, 2021 — NC Schools Superintendent Wes Bradley was interviewed on WBRT’s Bradford & Brooks radio show on Tuesday, April 28, 2021, about the community campus plan that will eventually bring the district’s middle school students onto the campus of the two high schools. Running time: 45 […]…

Apr 28 2021 / Read More »

Bethlehem Banshees honored at start of Tuesday’s Bardstown City Council meeting »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 27, 2021 — The Bethlehem Banshees basketball team was recognized by a proclamation by Mayor Dick Heaton for their level of game play that propelled them to the state’s Sweet 16 basketball tournament — the second such appearance by the team in school history. At […]…

Apr 28 2021 / Read More »

Joel Ray Sprowls’ celebration of life set for Sunday, May 2, at the Lincoln Jamboree »

Joel Ray Sprowls, 93, owner and operator of The Lincoln Jamboree and Joel Ray’s Lincoln Village Restaurant of Hodgenville, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at Signature Healthcare in Bowling Green. He was born two miles east of Buffalo to the late Will & Sarah Houston Sprowls on Oct. 18, 1927. He attended Mount Tabor School […]…

Apr 27 2021 / Read More »

Boston parents cite safety as main concern of merged middle, high school grades »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, April 26, 2021 — About 75 parents and community members attended the Boston Community Meeting to listen — and ask questions — about the Nelson County Schools proposed plan to eventually merge the middle school grades into the two high schools. Superintendent Wes Bradley’s presentation provided […]…

Apr 27 2021 / Read More »

Flaget hospital foundation’s ‘Evening of Hope’ to benefit cancer patients, families »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 26, 2021 — The Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation will be hosting an “Evening of Hope” on Saturday, May 15, 2021, as part of a statewide fundraising effort to benefit CHI Saint Joseph Health cancer patients and their families. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event will […]…

Apr 26 2021 / Read More »
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Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, May 7, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

May 8 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, May 6, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

May 7 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — May 3-5, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

May 6 2021 / Read More »

Sheriff’s request for additional deputy roils fiscal court’s 2021-22 budget discussion »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 4, 2021 — Nelson Fiscal Court spent time reviewing a draft of the county’s 2021-22 budget that included a sometimes testy exchange between Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa and Judge Executive Dean Watts. Pineiroa asked Nelson Fiscal Court to fund an additional deputy position for the county […]

May 5 2021 / Read More »

Former daycare worker arrested on abuse charges following police investigation »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 4, 2021 — A former Bardstown daycare worker is facing child abuse charges following an investigation by the Bardstown Police Department. According to a BPD press release, the department became aware of an incident that took place Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Little Angels Primary House daycare, […]

May 4 2021 / Read More »

Bloomfield teenager dies in early Tuesday morning crash on East John Rowan »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (Additional updates 5:45 p.m.) — A Bloomfield teen died in a two-vehicle crash that happed just before 4 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, on East John Rowan Blvd. just east of Spencer Mattingly Lane. Draven Richard Greenwell, 18, of Bloomfield died of injuries in the […]

May 4 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, May 2, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

May 2 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, May 1, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

May 2 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, April 30, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

Apr 30 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, April 29, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

Apr 30 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, April 28, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

Apr 29 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, April 27, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

Apr 28 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, April 26, 2021 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette 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. […]

Apr 27 2021 / Read More »

Traffic stop leads to local man’s arrest on outstanding warrants, drug charges »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 26, 2021 — A routine traffic stop Sunday evening led to the arrest of a Bardstown man on drug charges. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, at 10:44 p.m. Sunday, a Nelson County deputy conducted a traffic stop of a Ford Mustang on Windrift Court off […]

Apr 26 2021 / Read More »

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Obituary: Joseph Ray Ballard, 53, Loretto »

Joseph Ray Ballard, 53, of Loretto, died Friday, May 7, 2021. He was born July 3, 1967, and lived in Marion County. He was a former employee of Buzick Construction. He was a hard worker and loved his family and loved the outdoors. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Francis “Joe” Ballard.…

May 8 2021 / Read More »

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Bluegrass Beacon: Auditor’s report shows incompetence on the loose in Frankfort »

By JIM WATERSBluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Friday, April 23, 2021 — “Buffalo on the loose in Lexington,” Lexington’s WTVQ reported. Apparently, a large male buffalo got loose from…

Apr 24 2021 / Read More »

Dave Says: Mutual funds offer financial gains with less risk than single stocks »

Dear Dave, I’m 24, single, and I make $60,000 a year. I’m also debt-free and live in an apartment, plus I have…

Apr 20 2021 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: School choice will help ‘step up’ Kentucky’s education game »

By JIM WATERSBluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, April 8, 2021 — Since COVID-19 arrived, measures to expand educational freedom and…

Apr 9 2021 / Read More »

McCoy: Legislators vote to invest $1.36 billion on infrastructure, other needs »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Friday, April 2, 2021 — After an extremely busy and productive 30-day legislative session, the 2021…

Apr 2 2021 / Read More »

Tech

City launches rebranding of its cable TV and high-speed internet service »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 — You may have seen the banner ad on the Nelson County…

Oct 8 2020 / Read More »

Chamber unveils new website aimed to build local workforce development »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 — On Wednesday, the Bardstown – Nelson County Chamber of Commerce announced…

Aug 28 2020 / Read More »

My Old Kentucky Drone: City plans to use drones to inspect city infrastructure »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 — Starting Aug. 31, 2020, the City of Bardstown will begin using…

Aug 27 2020 / Read More »

Magistrates hear plan to expand broadband to underserved areas of county »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 — Residents in parts of rural Nelson County will get access to broadband internet access sooner than later,…

Feb 2 2021 / Read More »

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