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Nelson County Civic Center reopens today for use as temporary warming center

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Jan. 19, 2024 — Nelson County government has re-opened the Nelson County Civic Center, 321 S. Third St., as a warming center today through tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024. The move is due to the predicted low temperatures tonight of 7 degrees, and a high temperature predicted on […]

January 19th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

County government opens Civic Center to provide relief from the heat, humidity

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023 — Due to the predicted extreme heat and humidity, the Nelson County Civic Center, 321 S. Third St., Bardstown, will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Friday, Aug. 25, 2023, as a cooling center for county residents who need shelter from […]

August 24th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Weather | Read More »

Hot weather prompts city to customers to sit out their garbage by 6 a.m. this week

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Aug 22, 2023 — Due to the expected excessive heat, City of Bardstown garbage collection crews will be starting their rounds one hour earlier for the remainder of this week. We are asking customers to please have their garbage placed curbside by 6 a.m. this week. For questions, […]

August 23rd, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News,Weather | Read More »

AG Daniel Cameron joins other states to preserve AM radio in electric vehicles

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 30, 2023 — Attorney General Daniel Cameron is taking steps to oppose a push by electric vehicle makers to eliminate AM radios in their all-electric vehicles. “Eliminating AM radio could harm Kentuckians who need it to stay safe and informed about what’s happening in the Commonwealth,” Attorney […]

June 30th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Journalism,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government,Weather | Read More »

Damaging winds prompt officials to issue state of emergency declaration

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, March 4, 2023 — Record high winds blasted through Nelson County Friday afternoon and evening, downing power lines, damaging roofs and uprooting trees all over the county. Counties all over Kentucky reported damage to homes, property and even reports of semi trucks being turned over due to the […]

March 4th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Historic,News,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

Nelson County Civic Center open this weekend as a temporary warming shelter

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022 — With bitter cold wind chill temperatures in the forecast, Nelson County residents who may find themselves without heat or electric for their heat can go to the Nelson County Civic Center, 310 S. Third St. in Bardstown. The civic center will be open through […]

December 22nd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court: 300 tons of road salt on its way to refill county stockpile

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 1 p.m. — At their virtual meeting Tuesday morning, Nelson Fiscal Court heard that the county’s road crews used approximately 278 tons of salt on the county’s road for the Jan. 6th snow event that hit the county. On that Thursday, the county’s […]

January 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Public Safety,State government,Weather | Read More »

Early morning thunderstorm prompts tornado warning for part of Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Dec. 10, 2021 — Nelson County was under a tornado warning overnight in the early morning hours Saturday as a massive tornado-producing supercell thunderstorm passed through Central Kentucky. The first fatalities caused by this single thunderstorm happened while it was still in Arkansas. At about 8:15 local time, […]

December 11th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Public Safety,State government,Weather | Read More »

Heavy rains flood North Third St. at cemetery; area under flash flood warning

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, 9:45 a.m. — Due to the heavy rains this morning, North Third Street in the area in front of the Bardstown City Cemetery is closed due to high water. If you are planning to drive into Bardstown from the north, plan on a different route […]

September 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,News,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

Opinion: Electric cooperatives overcome the challenges of severe weather

By JOE ARNOLDVice President, Strategic CommunicationsKentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives. Monday, March 8, 2021 — Imagine scaling a 40 foot ice-covered utility pole to perform highly technical and physically demanding tasks in a dangerous environment knowing that countless people were depending on you. That’s a typical moment for the heroic electric cooperative line technicians who […]

March 8th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Opinion,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

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