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Nelson Fiscal Court gets a demo of the next generation voting machines »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 — Nelson Fiscal Court got its first preview of the new voting machines offered by Harp Enterprises at its meeting Tuesday morning. Harp representative Ross Robertson previewed the latest model voting machines to the court, including the latest machines designed for voters with […]…

Dec 6 2022 / Read More »

City of Bardstown issues boil water advisory for Botland area customers »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 — The City of Bardstown is issuing a “Boil Water Advisory” for the following locations: Bardstown Road, US 150, from 8339 to the Nelson County Line. 1742-4585, Cane Run Road. Connor Road. Croakes Station Road (all addresses up to 1374) Fredericktown Road Green Street Hillcrest […]…

Nov 28 2022 / Read More »

City council OKs service requests for Willett Distillery, WT Thompson Lane »

By JIM & ELIJAH BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council approved two service requests at Tuesday night’s council meeting. The Williett Distillery on KY 49 is asking to connect to the City of Bardstown water supply. The distillery will build an 8-inch water main extension to […]…

Nov 23 2022 / Read More »

Council accepts safety committee ‘nay’ on pedal pub for downtown Bardstown »

By JIM & ELIJAH BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 — Bardstown isn’t likely to open its streets to multi-passenger pedaling pubs anytime in the near future. That was the recommendation from the Bardstown City Council’s safety committee, which met with the Bardstown Pedal Co. at its meeting Nov. 10th. The […]…

Nov 22 2022 / Read More »

Prewitt named chair of healthcare emergency response coaltion »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 — Joe Prewitt, the Nelson County Emergency Services Director, has been named the interim chairman of the Healthcare Emergency Response & Advisory Coalition. As chairman, Prewitt will lead the coalition’s executive leadership committee, which includes representatives from public health, hospital, Emergency Management and other healthcare […]…

Nov 19 2022 / Read More »

Letters to Santa … »

Student’s Santa letters should be typed and include the teacher’s name and class grade. Letters will be published as received. Send your typed Santa Letter submissions to news@nelsoncountygazette.com. MRS. LYNN’S CLASS at ST. CATHERINE ACADEMY DEAR SANTA,I WANT A REMOTE CONTROL CAR.LOVE STERLING DEAR SANTA,ME WANTS A DINOSAUR. I WANT A MARBLE RUN,ME WANTS A […]…

Nov 18 2022 / Read More »

Legislative update: General Assembly to meet for 30-day session on Jan. 3rd »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 — As the 2022 Interim draws to a close, the Kentucky General Assembly is preparing for the upcoming 2023 Regular Session, a short, 30-day session scheduled to begin Tuesday, Jan. 3. Fortunately, election season is in the rearview mirror and your attention is likely now […]…

Nov 16 2022 / Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court agrees to increase hourly pay for part-time jailers »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 — County Engineer Brad Spalding reported that the Hilton Lane bridge replacement project is completed and the new bridge is open to traffic. Some additional work on the approaches will be done as weather allows, he said. Work continues on the construction of […]…

Nov 15 2022 / Read More »

Jim’s Political Notebook: Election’s outcome proves the rarity of a ‘sure thing’ »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 — The dust is finally starting to settle and life for us political junkies is returning to normal in the wake of Tuesday’s local election. I don’t like the term red or blue “wave” to describe the outcome of an election. But there really was no […]…

Nov 10 2022 / Read More »

Local incumbent candidates fail in effort to win election to another term »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 — Republican candidates performed well in other races in Nelson County, expanding the number of elected Republicans who will be serving in the county. PVA. Jason “Jay” Williams, whose campaign ads called on voters to “Vote Jay for PVA,” was successful in his […]…

Nov 9 2022 / Read More »

City voters send all six Bardstown council incumbents back for another term »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 — Despite having 12 candidates seeking the six seats on the Bardstown City Council, the six incumbent candidates all handily won re-election. Top vote-getter in Tuesday’s council race was Roland “Coach Roe” Williams, who received 13.7 percent of the votes cast. Williams was […]…

Nov 9 2022 / Read More »

Tim Hutchins wins judge-executive; next fiscal court to feature 4 Republicans »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 — A record number of Republican candidates in Tuesday’s election led to the largest number of Republicans ever elected in a single election in Nelson County. If the county’s ever experienced a “red wave,” Tuesday’s election was the closest we’ve come, taking down […]…

Nov 8 2022 / Read More »

Letter: Why I am voting NO on Amendment No. 2 »

To the editor, If you have already decided to vote yes, I would like to ask you to consider my thoughts before voting. Voting for this amendment for me is not a question if I believe in abortion is right. I taught my daughters it was not an option for our family. But I also […]…

Nov 7 2022 / Read More »

Letters: In support of Eric Shelburne for Nelson County judge-executive »

NC GAZETTESTAFF REPORT Sunday, Nov. 6. 2022 — The following letters to the editor have been received in support of Eric Shelburne for Nelson County Judge-Executive. Letter: Businessman backs Shelburne in race for Nelson County judge executive – David Shields Letter: Shelburne ‘invested in the well being’ of Nelson County’s youths – Bri Janes Letter: […]…

Nov 6 2022 / Read More »

Letters: In support of Tim Hutchins for Nelson County judge-executive »

NC GAZETTESTAFF REPORT The following letters to the editor have been received in support of Tim Hutchins for Nelson County Judge-Executive. Writer says Tim Hutchins is his choice for Nelson County judge executive – William “Jonesie” Jones Writer questions Shelburne’s personal attacks on candidate Hutchins – Donna R Dugan Supports Tim Hutchins for next Nelson […]…

Nov 6 2022 / Read More »
Police / Fire / EMS

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Dec 7 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, Dec. 5, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Dec 5 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Dec 5 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Dec 4 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Dec 3 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Dec 2 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Dec 1 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Nov 30 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Nov 28 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Nov 28 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Nov 27 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Nov 26 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Nov 25 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Nov. 22-23, 2022 »

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 is public record. […]

Nov 24 2022 / Read More »

Video

  • Video: Eric Shelburne interviewed on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ radio show

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  • Video: Judge executive candidates meet in final debate at Nelson Co. Civic Center

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  • Video: Hutchins interviewed by ‘Bradford & Brooks’ ahead of Nov. 8 election

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  • Video: Nelson County Gazette debuts WBRT ‘Tim Talks’ series ahead of election

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  • Video: Ten of 12 city council candidates participate in Our Commonwealth debate

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  • Bardstown City Council incumbents skip NC American First candidate forum

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  • Video: ‘Bradford & Brooks’ interview David Avis, candidate for District 3 magistrate

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  • Video: Judge executive candidates face off Wednesday in televised live debate

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  • WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ interview with PVA Tracey Bonzo

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  • Video: ‘Jay for PVA’ interview on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ show

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  • Video: District 3 magistrate candidates take part in candidate forum

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  • Video: District 2 magistrate candidates face-off at local candidate forum

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  • Video: Nelson Fiscal Court, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022

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  • Video: Judge-exec candidates square-off at NC America First PAC political forum

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Obituary: Brenda Anderson, SCN, 75, Louisville »

Brenda Anderson, SCN, 75, of Louisville, died Dec. 3, 2022 in Louisville. She formerly was Sister Mary Brenda. She was born in Lebanon Nov. 23, 1947, the eldest of five daughters. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 37 years. In grade school and at Presentation Academy, she was taught by the…

Dec 7 2022 / Read More »

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Jim’s Political Notebook: Election’s outcome proves the rarity of a ‘sure thing’ »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 — The dust is finally starting to settle and life for us political junkies is returning to normal in the wake…

Nov 10 2022 / Read More »

Letter: Why I am voting NO on Amendment No. 2 »

To the editor, If you have already decided to vote yes, I would like to ask you to consider my thoughts before…

Nov 7 2022 / Read More »

Letters: In support of Eric Shelburne for Nelson County judge-executive »

NC GAZETTESTAFF REPORT Sunday, Nov. 6. 2022 — The following letters to the editor have been received in support of Eric Shelburne…

Nov 6 2022 / Read More »

Letters: In support of Tim Hutchins for Nelson County judge-executive »

NC GAZETTESTAFF REPORT The following letters to the editor have been received in support of Tim Hutchins for Nelson County Judge-Executive. Writer…

Nov 6 2022 / Read More »

Tech

Letter: Former mayor asks if council members’ iPads affected by cyber attack »

Letter to the Editor: On January 3, 2017, City Clerk Bryant distributed an I-Pad to each of the City Council Members –…

Sep 15 2022 / Read More »

Council honors IT team for rapid response to cyberattack on city infrastructure »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 — Mayor Dick Heaton took time at Tuesday night’s Bardstown…

Sep 15 2022 / Read More »

Mayor: City hasn’t paid ransom over Bardstown Connect cyberattack »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 (CORRECTED Saturday, Sept. 9, 2022, 12:20 p.m.) — Mayor Dick…

Sep 8 2022 / Read More »

CommonSpirit Health, Flaget Hospital, recovering from randsomware attack »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022 — CommonSpirit, the parent company of the CHI St. Joseph Health System and CHI Flaget Memorial Hospital, confirmed Wednesday that…

Oct 15 2022 / Read More »

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