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Update: Part of the county’s 23,000 households to change polling locations

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio CLARIFICATION: Nelson County Clerk Jeanette Sidebottom said Wednesday morning that not all 23,438 voting households will have new voting precincts, though the plan remains to reduce the number of polling locations from 24 to 13. The 23,438 number is the total number of voting households in the […]

February 1st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Public Record | Read More »

Nelson County Marriages — January 2022

Editor’s Note: The following individuals have applied for marriage licenses during the month of January 2022 at the Nelson County Clerk’s office. Marriage licenses are valid for 30 days after the date they are issued. The individual who conducts the marriage ceremony has 30 days to return the completed license to the clerk’s office. The issuance of […]

January 28th, 2022 | Posted in Marriages,Public Record | Read More »

City of Bardstown receives clean audit opinion for its FY 2020-21 financials

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton opened Tuesday’s city council meeting with a moment of silence to honor former city employee and Chief Financial Officer Mike Abell. FISCAL YEAR 2021 AUDIT. The city council was presented the annual financial audit cover the past fiscal […]

January 26th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Public Record | Read More »

General Assembly legislation may delay county redistricting to May 2023

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Rado Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 12:30 p.m. — Nelson Fiscal Court’s plan to redistrict the county this year may not take place in May as planned. While current state law requires county governments to reapportion their legislative districts in May of the second year after a census, House […]

January 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Public Record,State government | Read More »

House budget focuses on state’s needs: education, justice, and infrastructure

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 — The Kentucky General Assembly has come a long way in a few short years. For decades, the legislature waited for the Governor to present his spending plan to begin working on a state budget. The Governor’s Office would literally hand them a budget, they […]

January 10th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Education,News,Politics,Public Record,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Nelson County Gazette website servers are back online after Monday outage

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 — The web servers that host the Nelson County Gazette website were brought back online after 7-1/2 hour outage that began at about 9:30 Monday morning. The hosting company acknowledged the outage and reported they were working to restore the sites affected by the server […]

January 10th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Journalism,News,Politics,Public Record | Read More »

Cox’s Creek man gets 10 years in prison in drug-overdose death of Bardstown man

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 — A Cox’s Creek man was sentenced Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022 to a 10-year prison term for his role in the drug overdose death of a Bardstown man in March 2020. Robert Estel Girdley, 36, was one of three individuals arrested for the Bardstown man’s […]

January 8th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Courts,News,Public Record,Public Safety | Read More »

Nelson County Marriages — December 2021

Editor’s Note: The following individuals have applied for marriage licenses during the month of December 2021 at the Nelson County Clerk’s office. Marriage licenses are valid for 30 days after the date they are issued. The individual who conducts the marriage ceremony has 30 days to return the completed license to the clerk’s office. The issuance of […]

December 28th, 2021 | Posted in Courts,Marriages,Public Record | Read More »

Louisville man arrested early Friday morning on burglary, DUI charges

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Dec. 17, 2021 — A Louisville man was arrested early Friday morning while law enforcement were assisting Bardstown Police with a collision on Cathedral Manor near Pioneer Pass. While officers were at the collision scene, a Pioneer Pass resident called 911 to report a burglary in progress. Once […]

December 17th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Jail Logs,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Record | Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information […]

December 2nd, 2021 | Posted in Jail Logs,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Record | Read More »