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Fiscal court approves grant to help prep last available tract in industrial park

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024 — Nelson Fiscal Court approved a resolution regarding a $1.2 million grant that will be awarded jointly the county, the City of Bardstown, NCEDA and the Bardstown Industrial Development Corp. The approval came at its second regular meeting of the month on Tuesday […]

February 21st, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,News,Politics | Read More »

Letter: Look local, not to Frankfort, for solutions to the whiskey fungus problem

To the editor, Less than a year ago, the Kentucky House of Representatives voted to remove the Barrel Tax to the benefit of the distillery industry. While I agree with state Rep. Candy Massaroni that something needs to be done, we need to be looking at this from a political reality view and not political […]

February 18th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Hearing canceled for anaerobic digester facility; will be scheduled for March

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 — The public hearing scheduled this week regarding the proposed anaerobic digester facility has been delayed at the request of the applicants. Grissan and Mago/Revlation’s application No. 3177 for a conditional use permit was set for a public hearing 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, […]

February 17th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Public Safety,Tech | Read More »

Fiscal Court upholds planning commission decision on new Cox’s Creek warehouses

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024 — Nelson Fiscal Court met for lesss than 10 minutes Wednesday morning to review a request from Cox’s Creek resident Sharron Blincoe to review the Planning Commission’s approval of a Planned Unit Development overlay on 161 acres of land near her home for […]

February 14th, 2024 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics | Read More »

Bardstown council votes to sell municipal city cable TV, internet to Spectrum

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024 — Following a closed executive session, the Bardstown City Council and Mayor Dick Heaton emerged to announce that the city will agree to sell its cable TV and broadband internet customers base and infrastructure to Charter Communications, which operates in our area as […]

February 14th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News,Tech | Read More »

Massaroni files bill to help property owners deal with black distillery mold

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024 — In response to local residents’ complaints about the impact of distilleries’ “whiskey fungus/black mold” on the exterior of their homes, automobiles, and other property, 50th District State Rep. Candy Massaroni unveiled House Bill 479 has Massaroni unveiled HB 479 last Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024. […]

February 12th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Special Friday ‘Bradford & Brooks’ to discuss sale of city cable TV, internet

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024 — Nelson County Gazette Editor Jim Brooks will host a special edition of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show at 11 a.m. Friday after the 11 a.m. news. The special 30-minute show will discuss the possible sale of the City of Bardstown-owned cable TV and […]

February 8th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News,Tech | Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court asked to create incentives for EMTs to become paramedics

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb 6, 2024 — In an effort to recruit more paramedics, Nelson County EMS is asking Nelson Fiscal Court to change the way it reimburses EMS employees when the pursue additional medical training. EMS Director Mike Reynolds said the cost of education to bring an EMT […]

February 7th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,Education,News,Politics | Read More »

Video: Dozens attend meeting regarding anaerobic digester methane facility

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 — Representatives of Grissan Engineering Services met with Bardstown residents to discuss concerns they may have about a proposed anaerobic digester facility they wish to bring to Bardstown to convert spent distillery mash into methane and a form of liquid fertilizer. The company’s technology is currently […]

February 3rd, 2024 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,Misc,News,Politics,Public Safety,Tech,Video | Read More »

Dozens gather to voice concerns about proposed anaerobic digester plant

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 — A crowd of more than 50 people attended a neighborhood meeting at the Nelson County Civic Center Wednesday night to hear details of the plans for an anaerobic digester facility on Spencer Mattingly Lane next to Dean Watts Park. Grissan Engineering Services […]

February 1st, 2024 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News,Public Safety | Read More »

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