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Video: Jim & Margie talk Roe v. Wade on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 6, 2022 — Jim and Margie, hosts of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show, took time during the June 29, 2022 show to talk about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade and sent abortion regulation back to the individual states. It was the […]

July 6th, 2022 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,News,Opinion,Video | Read More »

Fiscal Court approves long-term lease for new veteran’s park near Justice Center

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 5, 2022 — Nelson Fiscal Court voted unanimously to enter into a long-term lease with the Bardstown-Nelson County Veterans Park organization for the property on US150 across from McDonald’s for development into a park honoring the sacrifices of our county’s veterans through the years. The […]

July 5th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,Video | Read More »

Bardstown Bourbon announces purchase of Owensboro’s Green River Spirits

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, July 4, 2022 — The Bardstown Bourbon Co. announced plans last week to purchase Owensboro’s Green River Spirits. The purchase includes the historic Green River Distilling Co. in Owensboro, which is the 10th-oldest distillery in the state. The deal should close by the end of July, according to […]

July 4th, 2022 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News | Read More »

Two die in fiery head-on crash Monday morning on BG Parkway in Mercer County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, July 4, 2022 — Two people died early Monday morning in a fiery head-on crash that happened in the area of the 53 mile marker of the Bluegrass Parkway in Mercer County. According to police, one of the drivers was driving the wrong way on the parkway when […]

July 4th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Bardstown native elected for third term to the Kentucky Personnel Board

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, July 1, 2022 — Former Bardstown resident Larry Gillis was recently elected to a third four-year term on the Kentucky Personnel Board. Two seats on the board are elected; the other five seats are appointed by the Governor. Ballots were sent to more than 22,000 eligible state employees […]

July 1st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,State government | Read More »

Bardstown City Council OKs $73.6 million FY 2023 budget, internet expansion plans

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 28, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council gave final approval Tuesday night to the city’s $73.6 million Fiscal Year 2023 budget. The budget includes $20 million in utility infrastructure projects, as well as $100,000 committed to the preliminary design and field work for a multipurpose […]

June 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Politics | Read More »

B&B: Sheriff lays out reasons to improve pay, benefits for road patrol deputies

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 24, 2022 — Nelson County Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa was the guest host recently on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” to discuss the need for Nelson Fiscal Court to consider paying the road patrol deputies salaries which are competitive with other agencies and also reward them for their years […]

June 24th, 2022 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety,Video | Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court meeting, Tuesday, June 21, 2022

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 21, 2022 — Nelson Fiscal Court got the first details of the proposed Bardstown-Nelson County Veterans Park that will be located on county-owned property across from McDonald’s restaurant on Springfield Road. -30-

June 21st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,Video | Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court gets details on the Bardstown-Nelson County Veterans Park

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 21, 2022 — Judge Executive Dean Watts and Nelson Fiscal Court members got their first look Tuesday at the proposed Bardstown-Nelson County Veterans Park. The park will be built on property owned by the county on Springfield Road across from McDonalds. Jerry Janes, speaking for […]

June 21st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News | Read More »

Higdon: Make ‘The Stephen Foster Story’ part of your family’s summer activities

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Monday, June 20, 2022 — Summer is right around the corner, and now is a perfect time to pencil in your plans for the season. June 25 offers an exciting opportunity to attend the opening night of The Stephen Foster Story in historic Bardstown, which I am proud to […]

June 20th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Entertainment,News,Opinion,State government | Read More »