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Baptist Health to accept Humana Medicare Advantage effective April 1, 2024

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, March 14, 2024 — Baptist Health Medical Group has reached a multi-year agreement with Humana Medicare Advantage, in addition to commercial insurance plans, effective April 1, 2024. The new contract with Humana means that all Baptist Health hospitals, physicians, clinics, and outpatient facilities are in network with Humana. […]

March 14th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Flaget Memorial Hospital presents $28,500 in grants to two local nonprofits

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 29, 2024 — Flaget Memorial Hospital has awarded two grants totaling $28,500 to two local nonprofits that will improve the health and well-being of Nelson County residents. Flaget awarded the money to Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest and St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Ministries. The funding will […]

January 29th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Charitable Events,Health,News,Religion News | Read More »

Dr. Mehta calls return to practice at Flaget Memorial Hospital ‘a homecoming’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Jan. 19, 2024 — CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group – Orthopedic Surgery at Flaget Memorial Hospital welcomes the return of Dr. Sanjiv Mehta to its team of caregivers. Dr. Mehta, who began his career in Greensburg, said returning to serve the Nelson County area “feels like a homecoming.” […]

January 19th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Welcome, twins! Flaget Memorial Hospital announces first births of 2024

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Jan. 12, 2024 – At 8:43 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4th, Flaget Memorial Hospital delivered its first babies of 2024. Jeff and Heather from Cox’s Creek welcomed Stella Jean and Gloria Joan. Stella weighed 5 lbs 15 oz. and was 20 inches long. Gloria weighed 5 […]

January 12th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News | Read More »

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 »

Flaget Hospital hosts third annual ‘Blessing of the Rigs’ for local first responders

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023 — First responders and their emergency response vehicles were the highlight of an event midday Thursday at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown. Flaget hosted its third-annual “Blessing of the Rigs” on the hospital grounds near the emergency department as a way of letting […]

November 16th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

District health department places free Narcan box at First Christian Church

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2023 — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department, in partnership with NelCARE (Nelson County Addiction Response Effort) has placed a naloxone (Narcan) box at the First Christian Church of Bardstown that offers free doses of Narcan. Naloxone — known by the name brand Narcan — is […]

November 15th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Edgewood residents complain to council regarding noxious sewer plant odors

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023 — A number of the residents of the Edgewood subdivision attended Tuesday night’s Bardstown City Council meeting to complain about the smell of the city’s Gilkey Run sewer plant. “We’re really struggling in the neighborhood with the terrible smell,” Victoria Clark told the […]

October 11th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Advocates question city council on need for ordinance ‘criminalizing’ homelessness

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023 — The Bardstown City Council approved an ordinance that prohibits camping on city-owned public property at its meeting Tuesday night. The ordinance is designed to allow police to remove the homeless from staying overnight on city property, like the Farmer’s Market pavillion. Before […]

September 27th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Botland residents concerned about 182-acre Luxco bourbon warehouse project

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023 –– Botland residents had the chance to sound off at a recent special meeting of the Joint City-County Planning Commission about an 182-acre site in Botland for a proposed distilled spirits warehouse complex. The tracts involved are in the heart of Botland and […]

September 19th, 2023 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,Health,News | Read More »

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