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Veterans, families attend annual Memorial Day observance at city cemetery

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, Memorial Day, May 27, 2024 — Following a weekend of heavy rains and stormy weather, the Bardstown Cemetery was blessed with bright, beautiful blue skies in time for Monday morning’s local observance of Memorial Day. Chief Master Sergeant (ret.) Kenny Fogle served again as emcee, and […]

May 27th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,County government,Historic,Holidays,News | Read More »

Memorial Day observance set for 11 a.m. Monday at Bardstown Cemetery

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, May 22, 2024 — The annual Memorial Day Ceremony in the City of Bardstown will be held at 11 a.m Monday, May 27, ,2024, at its usual spot, at the gazebo in the Bardstown City Cemetery. Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton will welcome guests and honored speakers. Nelson County […]

May 22nd, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Historic,Holidays,News | Read More »

Nelson County Judge-Executive Tim Hutchins provides Holiday season update

By TIM HUTCHINSNelson County Judge-Executive Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023 — With the Christmas season upon us, the beauty of our county is everywhere. Between twinkling lights, seasonal inflatables, being with friends and family, Christmas trees, and colder temperatures, the signs of the Holidays are all around us. However, we should remember the reason for the […]

December 17th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Holidays,News | Read More »

Dave Says: Making good money to bbuy lots of ‘stuff’ just doesn’t do it

By DAVE RAMSEYSyndicated columnist Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023 — Most families have money problems at some point. And when I was a little kid, our family went through tough financial times just like everyone else. A job layoff can take your breath away. An illness can leave you completely broke. Little kids in the house […]

December 12th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Holidays,Opinion | Read More »

Higdon: Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate blessings and family with gratitude

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 — When I think about Thanksgiving, the traditional family gathering for a turkey dinner comes to mind. But this season brings other traditions that also contribute to the fabric of this great state—and nation. Thanksgiving has endured since the time of the Pilgrims. It started […]

November 18th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Historic,Holidays,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Legislative update: Remember to honor the valor and dedication of our veterans

By JIMMY HIGDON14th Districct State Senator Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023 — Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday in 1938. Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day […]

November 5th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Holidays,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Judge-exec offers update on county government, state road plan, sports teams

By TIM HUTCHINSNelson County Judge-Executive Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 — November is the month to give thanks. I am thankful and humbled that the citizens of Nelson County have placed their trust in me to look after their best interests today but also to be proactive and plan for a successful future for our children […]

November 2nd, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Elections,Holidays,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

City council meets PD social worker, OKs bid on Phase 1 of Mayor’s Park project

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023 — Bardstown Police Chief Kim Kraeszig introduced the department’s latest hire, Social Services Coordinator Olivia Raley, a social worker who will work with officers to assist individuals suffering from homelessness, domestic violence, and other issues. MAYOR’S PARK. The council reviewed the long-awaited bids to begin […]

October 25th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Holidays,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Community gathers to remember the fallen at Memorial Day service

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, May 29, 2023 — Bardstown and Nelson County residents gathered around the gazebo at the Bardstown Cemetery to again remember those who served their country and made the ultimate sacrifice in observance of Memorial Day. Kenny Fogle again served as emcee of the observance, his 20th […]

May 29th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Historic,Holidays,News | Read More »

Memorial Day holiday to change garbage collection schedules in city, county

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, May 25, 2023 — Garbage collection routes will change next week due to the Memorial Day holiday for both city and county customers. CITY GARBAGE. Bardstown City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023, in observance of Memorial Day. Garbage collection for city customers will be […]

May 25th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Holidays,News,Politics | Read More »

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