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COVID-19 update: County adds 445 new cases from Sunday to Wednesday

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, 3:45 p.m. — The current variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to run rampant in Nelson County, prompting a substantial increase in the number of positive testing numbers provided by the Kentucky Department of Public Health. Between Sunday, Jan. 16th and Wednesday, Jan. 19th, Nelson […]

January 20th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Education,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court: 300 tons of road salt on its way to refill county stockpile

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 1 p.m. — At their virtual meeting Tuesday morning, Nelson Fiscal Court heard that the county’s road crews used approximately 278 tons of salt on the county’s road for the Jan. 6th snow event that hit the county. On that Thursday, the county’s […]

January 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Public Safety,State government,Weather | Read More »

General Assembly legislation may delay county redistricting to May 2023

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Rado Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 12:30 p.m. — Nelson Fiscal Court’s plan to redistrict the county this year may not take place in May as planned. While current state law requires county governments to reapportion their legislative districts in May of the second year after a census, House […]

January 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Public Record,State government | Read More »

Election 2022: More candidates file for magistrate, county attorney, city council

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 — The deadline to file to be a candidate on the May 2022 primary ballot was extended last week by the Kentucky General Assembly. The legislature moved the deadline from 4 p.m. last Friday to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. Potential candidates have more […]

January 12th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

COVID update: Nelson County setting records for number of new COVID-19 cases

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 — The latest mutation of the COVID-19 virus continues to run rampant across most of Kentucky, including Nelson County. Nelson County is 9th highest county in the state for reports of new COVID cases. On Monday, the Lincoln Trail District Health Department reported 283 new […]

January 11th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

House budget focuses on state’s needs: education, justice, and infrastructure

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 — The Kentucky General Assembly has come a long way in a few short years. For decades, the legislature waited for the Governor to present his spending plan to begin working on a state budget. The Governor’s Office would literally hand them a budget, they […]

January 10th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Education,News,Politics,Public Record,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

General Assembly votes to split county between 2nd, 4th Congressional district

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 — Nelson County’s long history as part of Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District was ended Saturday when new Congressional District maps were approved by the General Assembly. The redistricting approved by the General Assembly splits Nelson County basically in half, with the southern part […]

January 8th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Mayor: Expect difficult , icy road conditions in city, county Friday morning

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton is advising local residents to expect difficult road conditions across the county Friday morning, including in the City of Bardstown. “People should consider delay in opening tomorrow for those businesses that must be open,” Heaton advised. Bardstown City Hall will […]

January 7th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

Inclement weather forces delays, cancellations for garbage pickup routes

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022 — Garbage pickup in the Maple Hill and Edgewood subdivisions was called today, and the city plans to run those routes tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 unless another cancelation is called Friday due to weather. The city asks residents to have their garbage cans curbsite […]

January 6th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,News | Read More »

Video: Sen. Higdon answers constituents’ questions at ‘Coffee with the Legislators’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan 5, 2022 — Sen. Jimmy Higdon was the guest speaker at “Coffee with the Legislators” on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at Fairfield Inn & Suites in Bardstown. Higdon offered a preview of the issues the Kentucky General Assembly will try to address this year. He also answered […]

January 5th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

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