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Bardstown City Council OKs $73.6 million FY 2023 budget, internet expansion plans

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 28, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council gave final approval Tuesday night to the city’s $73.6 million Fiscal Year 2023 budget. The budget includes $20 million in utility infrastructure projects, as well as $100,000 committed to the preliminary design and field work for a multipurpose […]

June 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Politics | 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: Bardstown City Council meeting of Tuesday, June 14, 2022

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, June 18, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council met in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at the council chambers next to the Rec Center gym on Xavier Drive. Running time: About 1 hour, 22 minutes. -30-

June 18th, 2022 | Posted in Business News,City Government,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Election 2022: Filing deadline passes, the non-partisan races are set for November

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 8, 2022 — Now that the deadline to file for non-partisan races passed at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 7th, we now have a clear picture of the candidates who will be on the November General Election ballot. BARDSTOWN MAYOR & CITY COUNCIL. Incumbent Mayor Dick […]

June 9th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Tired of ‘beating a dead horse,’ sheriff urges court to upgrade officer pay, benefits

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 7, 2022 — Nelson Fiscal Court’s meeting ended on a tense note Tuesday morning after Nelson County Sheriff’s Ramon Pineiroa thanked the court for its 7 percent across-the-board employee raise, but told the magistrates the raises fell short of a salary that will retain his […]

June 7th, 2022 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Heaven Hill breaks ground on new distillery named for one lost in 1996 blaze

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, June 6, 2022 — Bardstown’s Heaven Hill broke ground Monday on its new $135 million distillery, bestowing it with the name of the company’s original distillery that was destroyed by fire in 1996. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear joined Heaven Hill President Max Shapira and the company’s master distiller, […]

June 7th, 2022 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Local candidates file for non-partisan races as the deadline rapidly approaches

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, June 3, 2022 — With the deadline to file for non-partisan races coming up at 4 p.m. next Tuesday, candidates have been filing this for the respective offices they are going to be seeking on the November ballot. Anyone interested in running for a non-partisan election […]

June 3rd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Video: Post-primary update with Tim Hutchins, GOP county judge nominee

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, May 27, 2022 — Tim Hutchins was the studio guest on the May 25, 2022 edition of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. Hutchins talks about the primary race and looks ahead to the November General election. -30-

May 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Video | Read More »

Local Democrats invited to meet the 2022 slate of candidates Friday, June 3rd

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, May 27, 2022 — The Nelson County Democratic Woman’s Club is inviting all county Democrats to meet the 2022 Democratic slate of candidates at 6 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2022, at the Bardstown Country Club at Maywood. The keynote speaker is Marc Murphy, the editorial cartoonist for the […]

May 27th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court meeting, May 24, 2022

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, May 26. 2022 — Video of the Nelson Fiscal Court’s special meeting of Tuesday, April 24, 2022. The court delayed the meeting one week because it originally fell on Primary Election day. Running time: About 39 minutes. -30-

May 26th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,Politics,Video | Read More »