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City has resolved issue that caused discolored water to some utility customers

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, July 14, 2022 — Some Bardstown water customers have been experience discolored water from their taps in recent weeks. According to the City of Bardstown, the discoloration is the result of manganese levels being higher than normal due to Sympson Lake’s low level. The water intake structure at […]

July 14th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Bardstown council honors Watts, approves Elm Grove zoning change request

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 12, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night declaring that July 31, 2022 will be Judge Executive Dean Watts Day. Mayor Dick Heaton said the he and the council wanted to honor Watts’ many years of service as an elected official. […]

July 13th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,News | Read More »

Health condition prompts Watts to step down early as Nelson Co. judge executive

By JIM BROOKSNElson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, July 7, 2022 — Nelson County Judge Executive Dean Watts announced Thursday morning that due to recent health issues, he will step down as judge executive effective July 31, 2022. Watts’ press release states that he has sent a letter to Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear advising […]

July 7th, 2022 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Election News,Elections,Historic,News,State government | 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 »

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 »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court discusses pay hikes for sheriff’s road patrol deputies

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 17, 2022 — Nelson Fiscal Court held a special meeting on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, to discuss Nelson County Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa’s request for more competitive pay for the road patrol deputies, whose salary and benefits are funded by Nelson Fiscal Court. -30-

June 17th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Fiscal Court, sheriff talk pay raises; judge to check pay at other police agencies

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 14, 2022 (Corrected 7:33 p.m.) –– Nelson Fiscal Court and the county’s department heads met at a special fiscal court meeting Tuesday to discuss Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa’s request for higher pay for deputies. Nelson Fiscal Court subsidizes the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office to the tune […]

June 14th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

Magistrates finalize their proposed road paving lists for 2022-23 budget cycle

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 6, 2022 — All five magistrates submitted their asphalt paving requests for their districts at Tuesday’s Nelson Fiscal Court meeting. The magistrates made their decisions in consultation with County Engineer Brad Spalding. DISTRICT 1 – KEITH METCALFE 2.14 mile section of Hall-Simpson Loop 0.82 mile […]

June 7th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Public Safety | Read More »