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Legislative update: State lawmakers reach halfway point of 2021 session »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, March 1, 2021 — As we begin March, it is hard to believe that this will be our last full week of this year’s session. Last Wednesday was the last day lawmakers could file new legislation and though this is considered a short session, nearly 900 bills have […]…

Mar 1 2021 / Read More »

Legislative update: Senate back to work after ice, snow storm delays »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 — Severe winter weather forced the Kentucky General Assembly to pause regular session activity during the week of February 15. My colleagues and I returned to Frankfort on Monday to resume legislative work on your behalf. I hope that you and your family remained safe […]…

Feb 27 2021 / Read More »

City revises budget ordinance; Mayor praises city workers’ storm response »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council approved first reading of an ordinance that will covers what Aaron Boles, chief financial officer, called “non-major” city funds. Boles said that the city’s new auditor noted that the city’s budget ordinances approved each year have included only […]…

Feb 24 2021 / Read More »

Area churches schedule their Lenten fish fries »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 — The following churches have scheduled fish fries on Fridays during Lent. For additional information on each church’s fish fry, visit their social media page. St. Joseph, Bardstown, Feb 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26. Dinner 4:30-7 p.m. drive-thru, carry-out only. Adult meal $10; child’s […]…

Feb 22 2021 / Read More »

Legislative update: Last half of 2021 session promises to be a busy one »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 — I have often heard that if you do not like the weather in Kentucky, just hang on and it will change. That certainly seems to be true as we enjoy milder temperatures this week after last week’s snow and ice. I know it has […]…

Feb 22 2021 / Read More »

Washington County Beekeepers to meet March 2 at Mordecai’s Restaurant »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 — The Washington County Beekeepers will will from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Mordecai’s on Main in Springfield. Attendees will be able to have dinner from the menu or the hot buffet beginning at 6 p.m. The business meeting will […]…

Feb 21 2021 / Read More »

E’town Community & Technical College announces Fall President’s List students »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 — Elizabethtown Community & Technical College recently announced local students whose academic achievement were recognized by being named to the college’s President’s List. President’s List Students (fulltime) MARION COUNTY. Jamie Collins; Dale Dorsey; William Garrett; Kara Greenwell; Benjamin Harris; Jessica Harris; Janice Jones; Austin Robbins. […]…

Feb 20 2021 / Read More »

E’town Community & Technical College announces Fall 2020 Dean’s List students »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 — Elizabethtown Community & Technical College recently announced local students whose academic achievement were recognized by being named to the college’s Dean’s List. Fall 2020 Dean’s List Students (fulltime) MARION COUNTY. Raven Bailey; Brian Baker; Margaret Bramel; Jimmie Brown; Toni Caldwell; Alanna Colvin; Sarah Edwards; […]…

Feb 20 2021 / Read More »

Sen. Paul: Presidential executive orders are an abuse of political power »

By RAND PAULUnited States Senator Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 — I have consistently opposed Executive overreach, whether the abuse came from a Republican or a Democrat. I opposed President Obama’s executive orders illegally changing immigration law. Even though I support a security wall in places along our border, I opposed President Trump’s emergency declaration to […]…

Feb 19 2021 / Read More »

Fiscal court’s bulky item pickup delayed one week; begins Monday, March 1st »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 — The start of Nelson Fiscal Court’s bulky item pickup, scheduled to begin on Monday, Feb. 22nd, has been postponed one week due to the inclement weather. Bulky item pickup will begin on Monday, March 1, 2021, with the first area, which includes all parts […]…

Feb 18 2021 / Read More »

Fire chief: When clearing drives and walks, avoid packing snow around hydrants »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 — After the recent blast of winter weather, most homeowners are digging out their cars and clearing their driveways. But be careful of where you end up placing the snow you scrape, plow or shovel off your driveway and sidewalk. Bardstown Fire Chief Billy Mattingly […]…

Feb 18 2021 / Read More »

Conditional use hearings on Timber Creek, Shain Drive postponed until Feb. 25th »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 — Due to inclement weather, the Nelson County Board of Adjustments has postponed the public hearing and meeting on Conditional Use Permit #2987 – Morris, 200 Timber Creek Road – and Conditional Use Permit #2988 – Sims, 30 Shain Drive – to 10 a.m. Thursday, […]…

Feb 17 2021 / Read More »

Board of Adjustment moves Thursday, Feb. 18 meeting to be a Zoom-only meeting »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 — Due to inclement weather, the Nelson County Board of Adjustment’s meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, will be changed to a Zoom meeting only for final consideration and action on Conditional Use Permit #2981 – Bourbon Barrel Retreat Center at end […]…

Feb 17 2021 / Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court discusses road crew response, COVID vaccine availability »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 — Nelson Fiscal Court met briefly Tuesday to take care of needed business and provide updates on COVID-19 vaccinations and the county’s response to this week’s snow and ice events. GARBAGE. Garbage collection in the county for Tuesday was canceled earlier Tuesday morning, […]…

Feb 16 2021 / Read More »

City, county cancel garbage collection for Tuesday, Feb. 16th »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 — Due to the inclement weather in Nelson County, there will be no garbage pickup in Bardstown or Nelson County on Tuesday, Feb. 16th. CITY OF BARDSTOWN. Customers with a pickup day of Monday or Tuesday will have their garbage collected on Wednesday, Feb. 17th. […]…

Feb 16 2021 / Read More »
Police / Fire / EMS

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, March 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. […]

Mar 2 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 27-28, 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. […]

Feb 28 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, Feb. 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. […]

Feb 27 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 25-27, 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. […]

Feb 27 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, Feb. 24, 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. […]

Feb 25 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 21-23, 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. […]

Feb 23 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 18-20, 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. […]

Feb 20 2021 / Read More »

Fire chief: When clearing drives and walks, avoid packing snow around hydrants »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 — After the recent blast of winter weather, most homeowners are digging out their cars and clearing their driveways. But be careful of where you end up placing the snow you scrape, plow or shovel off your driveway and sidewalk. Bardstown Fire Chief Billy Mattingly […]

Feb 18 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, Feb. 15, 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. […]

Feb 16 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Feb. 14, 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. […]

Feb 15 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb 13-14, 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. […]

Feb 14 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, Feb. 12, 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. […]

Feb 13 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, Feb. 10, 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. […]

Feb 11 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, Feb. 9, 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. […]

Feb 10 2021 / Read More »

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Obituary: Rita Crouch, 87, Bardstown »

Rita Crouch, 87, of Bardstown, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She was born March 18, 1933, in Lebanon, worked for Barton’s Distillery, and was a member of Nelson County Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Crouch; four children, Melinda, Michael, Carol, and Bill; one grandson,…

Mar 1 2021 / Read More »

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Legislative update: State lawmakers reach halfway point of 2021 session »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, March 1, 2021 — As we begin March, it is hard to believe that this will be our last full week of this…

Mar 1 2021 / Read More »

Legislative update: Senate back to work after ice, snow storm delays »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 — Severe winter weather forced the Kentucky General Assembly to pause regular…

Feb 27 2021 / Read More »

Legislative update: Last half of 2021 session promises to be a busy one »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 — I have often heard that if you do not like the…

Feb 22 2021 / Read More »

Sen. Paul: Presidential executive orders are an abuse of political power »

By RAND PAULUnited States Senator Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 — I have consistently opposed Executive overreach, whether the abuse came from a…

Feb 19 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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