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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 »

Judge-executive provides five-month update on issues facing county government

By TIM HUTCHINSNelson County Judge-Executive Saturday, May 27, 2023 — It is hard to believe that we are almost halfway through 2023. My first five months as your Nelson County Judge-Executive has been busy, enlightening, gratifying, challenging, and sometimes aggravating. With my previous experience as a magistrate, I was aware of many aspects of this […]

May 27th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Local legion posts host Memorial Day observance 11 a.m. Monday morning

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, May 27, 2023 — The annual Memorial Day observance in the City of Bardstown will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, 2023, at the gazebo in the Bardstown Cemetery. The event is sponsored by the local American Legion Posts. Mayor Dick Heaton will welcome those in […]

May 27th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,County government,Historic,News,State government | 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 »

Video: NC Judge-Exec is guest on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ radio show

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, May 25, 2023 — Nelson County Judge-Executive Tim Hutchins was the studio guest on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Hutchins discussed many of the changes he’s made in county government to improve employee pay, retain employees and reduce waste. Tim also talked […]

May 25th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety,Video | Read More »

City council continues review of proposed FY 2024 budget at Tuesday meeting

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 23, 2023 — The Bardstown City Council reviewed its proposed Fiscal Year 2024 budget for its combined utilities at its meeting Tuesday night. Aaron Boles, the city’s chief financial officer, led the discussion. The council reviewed the city’s proposed General Fund budget at its last meeting. The […]

May 24th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News | Read More »

Video: Bradford & Brooks – Johnny Warren discusses 63rd season, Cinderella & more

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, May 21, 2023 — Johnny Warren, the executive director of the Stephen Foster Drama Association, was our studio guest on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, to discuss the 63rd season of the Foster drama, as well as Cinderella, the musical and the Live at the Park concert series. Running […]

May 22nd, 2023 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Entertainment,Historic,Video | Read More »

Massaroni: Reflect this Memorial Day on what we can never forget

By CANDY MASSARONI50th District State Representative Saturday, May 20, 2023 — Over the past few weeks, I have used my column to share with you some of the legislation we passed during the 2023 Regular Session. This week, I would like to take a break from that and reflect on Memorial Day and those who […]

May 20th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Historic,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Higdon: Memorial Day a time to remember those who paid the price for our freedom

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, May 20, 2023 — The arrival of Memorial Day has come to feel like the start of summer, especially with so many students’ school years ending across the commonwealth. During the holiday weekend, families across our state will begin their yearly traditions and the memory-making we all enjoy. […]

May 20th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Clarification: Senior discount on county garbage rate includes a means test

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, May 18, 2023 — On Thursday, May 11th, I wrote and posted a news story about Nelson Fiscal Court’s approval of new garbage rates that will be effective July 1st, 2023. In that story, I mentioned that a discounted garbage rate (50 percent off the standard […]

May 18th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Record | Read More »