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Massaroni: Bill would help property owners deal with bourbon-related black mold

By CANDY MASSARONI50th District State Representative Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — As the General Assembly readies itself for the session starting at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 2, we are gearing up for a crucial period that holds significant importance for the constituents of Nelson County. This session, mandated by the Kentucky Constitution, grants us 60 […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,Community News,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

City council takes first steps to sell off city’s cable TV, internet business

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — Tuesday night the Bardsdtown City Council approved a move that will lead to the sale of its cable TV and internet business known as Bardstown Connect. A press release from City Hall explained that the city’s public utilities require ongoing infrastructure upgrades and those […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Historic,Politics,Tech | Read More »

Stone files as primary challenger for 50th District state representative Massaroni

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — Bardstown businessman Andy Stone filed Monday to seek the Republican nomination for 50th District state representative. Stone has served for years as a member of the Bardstown City Schools Board of Education. He has owned and operated local businesses and is a commercial pilot […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Former jail employee arrested for theft in connection with pipe bomb incident

NC GAETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — A former Nelson County Jail employee was arrested, Tuesday following the continued investigation of an incident involving the discovery of a pipe bomb on Nov. 20th at a home on Jim Clark Road. Police arrested Mason Johnson on charges connected to the pipe bomb […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Commission OKs Heaven Hill’s plan for new Cox’s Creek warehouse complex

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 — Heaven Hill Distilleries’ plans for another barrel preserve in Cox’s Creek received unanimous approval Tuesday night from the Joint City-County Planning Commission. The commission vote was to amend the existing Agriculture zoning on 161 acres owned by Shirley Holt to allow for […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News | Read More »

High court denies Houck defense move to disqualify Circuit Judge Charles Simms

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 — The state’s Supreme Court has denied a request from Brooks Houck’s defense attorneys to disqualify Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms from presiding over Houck’s legal proceedings. According to the state’s high court. “… the Defendant has failed to demonstrate any qualifying circumstances that would […]

November 28th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Hearing Tuesday night for new distilled spirits warehouse complex in Cox’s Creek

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Nov. 27, 2023 — The Joint City-County Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing in regard to Heaven Hill Distilleries’ application to build a new distilled spirits warehouse project in Cox’s Creek near its original Barrel Preserve. Heaven Hill and property owner Shirley Holt have applied for planned […]

November 27th, 2023 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,County government,News | Read More »

State plans public meeting Dec. 4 to review options for KY245 improvements

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023 — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking public input as improvement plans for KY 245 in Nelson and Bullitt Counties are developed. Due to growth in Bardstown and surrounding areas, daily traffic volumes have significantly increased, and this growth in traffic volume is expected […]

November 25th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Community News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Fiscal Court discusses changes to inspection program, gets landfill update

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023 — Nelson County Judge-Executive Tim Hutchins and Nelson Fiscal Court honored two individuals at the beginning of Tuesday night’s meeting. Shanna Brussell, a supervisor at Nelson County 911 Dispatch, was honored for her service to the county and for being named the KENA-APCO […]

November 22nd, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Politics | Read More »

Council honors school athlete champs, gets updates on Narcan vending, Mayor’s Park

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023 — Mayor Dick Heaton and the Bardstown City Council honored the Bethlehem Banshee’s girls’ soccer team and the Thomas Nelson High School cross-country teams for their state-level wins at the start of last night’s council meeting. NARCAN VENDING MACHINE. Councilwoman Betty Hart told […]

November 20th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »