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Community gathers to remember the fallen at Memorial Day service

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, May 29, 2023 — Bardstown and Nelson County residents gathered around the gazebo at the Bardstown Cemetery to again remember those who served their country and made the ultimate sacrifice in observance of Memorial Day. Kenny Fogle again served as emcee of the observance, his 20th […]

May 29th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Historic,Holidays,News | Read More »

Local legion posts host Memorial Day observance 11 a.m. Monday morning

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, May 27, 2023 — The annual Memorial Day observance in the City of Bardstown will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, 2023, at the gazebo in the Bardstown Cemetery. The event is sponsored by the local American Legion Posts. Mayor Dick Heaton will welcome those in […]

May 27th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,County government,Historic,News,State government | Read More »

Video: Bradford & Brooks – Johnny Warren discusses 63rd season, Cinderella & more

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, May 21, 2023 — Johnny Warren, the executive director of the Stephen Foster Drama Association, was our studio guest on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, to discuss the 63rd season of the Foster drama, as well as Cinderella, the musical and the Live at the Park concert series. Running […]

May 22nd, 2023 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Entertainment,Historic,Video | Read More »

Massaroni: Reflect this Memorial Day on what we can never forget

By CANDY MASSARONI50th District State Representative Saturday, May 20, 2023 — Over the past few weeks, I have used my column to share with you some of the legislation we passed during the 2023 Regular Session. This week, I would like to take a break from that and reflect on Memorial Day and those who […]

May 20th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Historic,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Animal rights group plans protest during Clydesdales Thursday Bardstown parade

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, May 3, 2023 — The famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be in Nelson County now through Sunday, where they will be featured at the post–Derby My Old Kentucky Home Barbecue at the state park. Tomorrow, Thursday, the team will parade through downtown at about 5 p.m., pausing […]

May 3rd, 2023 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,Entertainment,Historic,News | Read More »

Fiscal Court reviews Old Courthouse assessment, update on bulky item pickup

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 11, 2023 — Nelson County government’s bulky item pickup is set to wrap up this week, according to County Engineer Brad Spalding. Once the pickup is completed, crews will return to the first pickup area and pick up storm debris. As of week 5 of […]

April 11th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,Historic,Politics | Read More »

Review: Talbott Tavern continues long history of offering great food & service

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Sunday, March 12, 2023 — Last week, my wife and I were both in downtown Bardstown at lunchtime, and we decided to “do lunch” — at the Old Talbott Tavern. Admittedly, I’m not a professional food critic. The only thing that qualifies me to write a restaurant […]

March 12th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Historic,News,Opinion | Read More »

Damaging winds prompt officials to issue state of emergency declaration

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, March 4, 2023 — Record high winds blasted through Nelson County Friday afternoon and evening, downing power lines, damaging roofs and uprooting trees all over the county. Counties all over Kentucky reported damage to homes, property and even reports of semi trucks being turned over due to the […]

March 4th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Historic,News,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

Massaroni: Legislation filed Wednesday aims to eliminate the Bourbon Barrel Tax

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023 — House Speaker David Osbourne is one of the sponsors of a bill that will eliminate the tax on aging distilled spirits that brings millions of dollars of tax revenue to Nelson County and helped fund local schools, local governments and other agencies […]

February 22nd, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Historic,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Obituary: Phyllis Shircliff Mattingly of Bardstown

Phyllis Shircliff Mattingly of Bardstown died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, in Louisville. She was a native of Nelson County, growing up on Monk’s Road in Culvertown and treasured regular visits to the Abbey of Gethsemani. Phyllis served in the Nelson County Clerk’s Office for 56 years and was elected as Nelson County Clerk in 1973. […]

August 6th, 2022 | Posted in Deaths,Historic | Read More »

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