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Legislative update: Committees on ag, budget, education prepare for 2022 session

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 — As I review last week’s legislative activities, I think we are all looking forward to Thanksgiving and some time with family and friends. However, it is also a reminder that Christmas is just 36 days away, 2022 begins in 43 days, and the next […]

November 25th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,Education,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

City council votes for 90-day moratorium on new short-term rental applications

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council voted in favor of a resolution and an ordinance that creates a three-month moratorium on new applications for short-term rentals within the city limits. The move came at the request of Jan Johnston-Crowe, director of the joint city-county […]

November 24th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News,State government | Read More »

City council OKs ice skating rink at Farmer’s Market pavilion Nov. 26-27

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 — A new attraction for downtown Bardstown will be put into place in time for Light Up Bardstown on Friday, Nov. 26th — an ice skating rink at the Farmer’s Market Pavillion. Lisa Thomas, executive director of the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce, […]

November 10th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News | Read More »

Video: Demographics, population growth presentation at county schools PLC

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 — The Nelson County Schools Local Planning Committee met at Boston School on Wednesday evening, Nov. 3, 2021. The committee is considering ways to improve the equity of opportunities and academics among middle school students. Jan Johnston-Crowe presented the group with an assessment of the […]

November 4th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Community News,County government,Education,Nelson County Schools,Politics,Video | Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court approves use of ARPA funds for county worker performance pay

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 — Nelson FIscal Court gave its final approval of an ordinance that will give all county essential workers a performance pay payout for working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The county will use 3.7 percent of its American Rescue Plan Act funds to provide […]

November 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics | Read More »

Dave Says: Boyfriend’s money woes linked to behavior, not financial management

Dear Dave, My boyfriend is not very good with money, and he is in a bad situation right now. He has a huge car payment every month, plus about $30,000 in credit card debt. He also lives in a very expensive apartment. He recently quit a really good job because he doesn’t like his boss […]

October 26th, 2021 | Posted in Business News,Education,News,Opinion | Read More »

Striking Heaven Hill employees ratify new five-year contract in Saturday vote

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 — Word spread quickly around Bardstown Saturday afternoon following the vote to ratify a new contract between Heaven Hill Distillery employees and its union. More than 400 workers, represented by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 23D, have been on strike for six weeks. The […]

October 24th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News | Read More »

Fiscal Court OKs resolution seeking ARPA grant funds to expand rural broadband

By JIM BROOKSNeson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 — Nelson Fiscal Court approved a resolution Tuesday morning in support of a grant application to help pay for the joint city-county project to expand the internet to unserved and underserved areas. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear approved a grant program to assist internet […]

October 19th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Video: Bradford & Brooks hosts tourism director to discuss post-pandemic tourism

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 — Samantha Brady, the executive director of the Bardstown-Nelson County tourist commission, was the studio guest Wednesday on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. -30-

October 15th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Business News,News,Video | Read More »

Money tips for students:What you need to know about interest rates when investing

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 — Kentucky students who want to invest some of their earnings should learn more about interest rates. Learning the basics about simple interest and compound interest will help them make better investment decisions, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) says. “Kentucky students have a […]

October 5th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Education,News | Read More »

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