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Video: Candidates for judge speak at Nelson Co. Farm Bureau Ag Day event

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 — The two candidates running for Nelson County judge-executive squared off Saturday, July 30, 2022, at a candidate forum sponsored by Nelson County Farm Bureau at its Ag Day event. Democrat Eric Shelburne and Republican Tim Hutchins responded to submitted questions for about half an […]

August 2nd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Politics,Politics,Video | Read More »

Rapier sworn-in as judge; vehicle donation to help Letcher County Sheriff’s Office

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 — Nicky Rapier was sworn-in Tuesday morning as the new judge executive of Nelson County at the start of the first fiscal court meeting in nearly 30 years without Dean Watts as the head of county government. Though Gov. Andy Beshear signed the […]

August 2nd, 2022 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

BBB warns: Cash-strapped drivers scammed with fake gas gift cards

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAUScam report Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 — Even if high gas prices are draining your budget, don’t fall for this scam. Scammers are tempting drivers with phony gas station gift cards. It’s really a way to get your credit card details and other personal information.  How the scam works You see a post […]

August 1st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Public Safety | Read More »

City of Bardstown mosquito fogging program scheduled for this Wednesday

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 — The City of Bardstown will continue its Mosquito Fogging Program on the night of Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, and will continue with the fogging every three weeks until the first frost of winter. The City will begin fogging, as weather permits, from dusk until […]

August 1st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News,Public Safety | 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 »

Nelson County Fair Baby Contest results

Girls, 12-17 months Boys 12-17 months Girls 18-24 months Boys 18-24 months Multiple Births 12-24 months

July 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Entertainment,News | 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 »

Legislative update: Committee meetings underway during 2022 interim

By JIMMY HIDGON14th District State Senator Thursday, July 28, 2022 — The Kentucky General Assembly is more than a month into the 2022 Interim, and committee meetings are in full swing. My fellow lawmakers and I are receiving updates on the implementation of past enacted policies and hearing testimony on various issues impacting Kentuckians. Notable […]

July 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Video: Dean Watts press conference to discuss deputy pay, July 28, 2022

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, July 28, 2022 — As he nears the end of years in office, Nelson County Judge Executive Dean Watts called a press conference to defend Nelson Fiscal Court’s support for the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office after social media posts attacked the court and individual magistrates about deputy pay. […]

July 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Watts press conference defends fiscal court’s record on sheriff’s office pay

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, July 28, 2022 — With just four days left before he leaves office, Judge Executive Dean Watts held a press conference Thursday afternoon to push back on what he labeled as unfair criticism of Nelson Fiscal Court and the pay the court provides to road patrol […]

July 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »