Home » Community News You are browsing entries filed in “Community News”

BASEBALL: Over 45 baseball league seeking players for a Nelson County team

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023 — The Central Kentucky Adult Baseball Association is currently recruiting Over 45 adult baseball teams in Nelson and adjoining counties. According to Jody Bingham, president of the league, a team in Nelson County is already forming and is need of additional players. The team’s tentative […]

January 19th, 2023 | Posted in Community News,Recreation News | Read More »

Free session offers information on becoming a CASA volunteer

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023 — Individuals interested in learning more about becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer can attend a CASA Informational Night, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at the CASA Office, 219 East Muir Ave. on the third floor. What does it means to be […]

January 13th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Courts,Public Safety | Read More »

Parents welcome son Marcellus as first baby of 2023 born at Flaget Memorial

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023 — The first baby of 2023 was delivered at Flaget Memorial Hospital at 8:16 a.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. Bardstown parents Liyah Lynn and Randall Newman welcomed Marcellus Lynn-Wesley into the world at the hospital’s birthing center. He weighed 5 lbs. and 5 oz. and […]

January 3rd, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Health | Read More »

Prewitt named chair of healthcare emergency response coaltion

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 — Joe Prewitt, the Nelson County Emergency Services Director, has been named the interim chairman of the Healthcare Emergency Response & Advisory Coalition. As chairman, Prewitt will lead the coalition’s executive leadership committee, which includes representatives from public health, hospital, Emergency Management and other healthcare […]

November 19th, 2022 | Posted in Business News,Community News,County government,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Letters to Santa …

Student’s Santa letters should be typed and include the teacher’s name and class grade. Letters will be published as received. Send your typed Santa Letter submissions to news@nelsoncountygazette.com. MRS. LYNN’S CLASS at ST. CATHERINE ACADEMY DEAR SANTA,I WANT A REMOTE CONTROL CAR.LOVE STERLING DEAR SANTA,ME WANTS A DINOSAUR. I WANT A MARBLE RUN,ME WANTS A […]

November 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Holidays | Read More »

Bardstown theater group auditions set for Saturday at main library branch

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 — A new community theater group in Nelson County is auditioning community members of all ages and types for “Fairytales at Wickland,” 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at the Main Branch of Nelson County Library. They are seeking community members of […]

September 22nd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Entertainment | Read More »

General Assembly takes swift action to support Eastern Ky. flood recovery

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District Senator Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 — Kentucky officials, residents and many from outside our state’s borders turned their full attention to the desperate needs of our fellow Kentuckians when historic flooding ravaged eastern Kentucky in July. Millions of donations poured in to aid in rescue and recovery efforts. Volunteers from far […]

August 27th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Community News,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Higdon: Here’s how to get help to the flood victims in Eastern Kentucky

By JIMMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 — Thursday’s flooding in eastern Kentucky exacted a devastating and deadly toll. As of Friday morning, 15 were confirmed dead, with the number expected to rise. Approximately 33,000 homes were left without power. A state of emergency was declared. Emergency management personnel and the Kentucky […]

August 1st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Journalism,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

2022 Nelson County Fair Pageant results

Mrs. Nelson County Fair Ms. Nelson County Fair Miss Modern Nelson County Fair Miss Nelson County Fair Nelson County Fair Little Princess Miss Teen Nelson County Fair Little Miss & Mister Nelson County Fair Miss Pre-Teen Nelson County Fair -30-

July 29th, 2022 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Community News,Entertainment,News | Read More »

Local man serving as electronics tech on USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 27, 2022 — A 2020 Thomas Nelson High School graduate from Bardstown is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). Petty Officer 3rd Class Vance Williams is an electronics technician aboard USS Abraham Lincoln, […]

July 27th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,News | Read More »