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Video: Jim & Margie talk Roe v. Wade on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 6, 2022 — Jim and Margie, hosts of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show, took time during the June 29, 2022 show to talk about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade and sent abortion regulation back to the individual states. It was the […]…

Jul 6 2022 / Read More »

Fiscal Court approves long-term lease for new veteran’s park near Justice Center »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 5, 2022 — Nelson Fiscal Court voted unanimously to enter into a long-term lease with the Bardstown-Nelson County Veterans Park organization for the property on US150 across from McDonald’s for development into a park honoring the sacrifices of our county’s veterans through the years. The […]…

Jul 5 2022 / Read More »

Bardstown Bourbon announces purchase of Owensboro’s Green River Spirits »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, July 4, 2022 — The Bardstown Bourbon Co. announced plans last week to purchase Owensboro’s Green River Spirits. The purchase includes the historic Green River Distilling Co. in Owensboro, which is the 10th-oldest distillery in the state. The deal should close by the end of July, according to […]…

Jul 4 2022 / Read More »

Two die in fiery head-on crash Monday morning on BG Parkway in Mercer County »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, July 4, 2022 — Two people died early Monday morning in a fiery head-on crash that happened in the area of the 53 mile marker of the Bluegrass Parkway in Mercer County. According to police, one of the drivers was driving the wrong way on the parkway when […]…

Jul 4 2022 / Read More »

Bardstown native elected for third term to the Kentucky Personnel Board »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, July 1, 2022 — Former Bardstown resident Larry Gillis was recently elected to a third four-year term on the Kentucky Personnel Board. Two seats on the board are elected; the other five seats are appointed by the Governor. Ballots were sent to more than 22,000 eligible state employees […]…

Jul 1 2022 / Read More »

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 […]…

Jun 29 2022 / 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 […]…

Jun 24 2022 / Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court meeting, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 21, 2022 — Nelson Fiscal Court got the first details of the proposed Bardstown-Nelson County Veterans Park that will be located on county-owned property across from McDonald’s restaurant on Springfield Road. -30-…

Jun 21 2022 / Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court gets details on the Bardstown-Nelson County Veterans Park »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 21, 2022 — Judge Executive Dean Watts and Nelson Fiscal Court members got their first look Tuesday at the proposed Bardstown-Nelson County Veterans Park. The park will be built on property owned by the county on Springfield Road across from McDonalds. Jerry Janes, speaking for […]…

Jun 21 2022 / Read More »

Higdon: Make ‘The Stephen Foster Story’ part of your family’s summer activities »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Monday, June 20, 2022 — Summer is right around the corner, and now is a perfect time to pencil in your plans for the season. June 25 offers an exciting opportunity to attend the opening night of The Stephen Foster Story in historic Bardstown, which I am proud to […]…

Jun 20 2022 / 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-…

Jun 18 2022 / Read More »

Video: Bradford & Brooks interview with Diane Thompson re: driver’s licensing »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 17, 2022 — Nelson Circuit Clerk Diane Thompson was the studio guest on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks Show” on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 to discuss the fact the state is moving the drivers licensing function from her office by the end of June. Thompson’s office will be […]…

Jun 17 2022 / Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court discusses pay hikes for sheriff’s road patrol deputies »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 17, 2022 — Nelson Fiscal Court held a special meeting on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, to discuss Nelson County Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa’s request for more competitive pay for the road patrol deputies, whose salary and benefits are funded by Nelson Fiscal Court. -30-…

Jun 17 2022 / Read More »

Full day of events set for 2022 Fairfield Homecoming on Saturday, June 26th »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, June 16, 2022 — You won’t want to miss the 2022 Fairfield Homecoming all day Saturday, June 25, 2022, at various locations in Fairfield. The Fairfield Cemetery Committee will be cooking with all sales proceeds going for maintenance and restoration of the Fairfield Cemetery. Additional homecoming attractions include: […]…

Jun 16 2022 / Read More »

City Council approves first reading of $73 million Fiscal Year 2023 budget »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 15, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council held first reading on the city’s $73 million Fiscal Year 2023 budget at its meeting Tuesday night. The budget includes $20 million in utility infrastructure projects, as well as $100,000 committed to the preliminary design and field work […]…

Jun 15 2022 / Read More »
Police / Fire / EMS

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, July 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. […]

Jul 5 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, July 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. […]

Jul 4 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, July 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. […]

Jul 3 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, June 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. […]

Jul 1 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — June 28-29, 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. […]

Jun 30 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, June 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. […]

Jun 28 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, June 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. […]

Jun 27 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, June 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. […]

Jun 26 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — June 24-25, 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. […]

Jun 25 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, June 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. […]

Jun 24 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, June 22, 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. […]

Jun 23 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, June 21, 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. […]

Jun 22 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, June 18, 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 […]

Jun 19 2022 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, June 17, 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 […]

Jun 18 2022 / Read More »

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  • Fiscal Court approves long-term lease for new veteran’s park near Justice Center

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  • Video: Bradford & Brooks interview with Diane Thompson re: driver’s licensing

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  • Video: Gumball Rally, gun control discussed on June 1st ‘Bradford & Brooks’ show

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  • Video: 2022 Memorial Day observance at the Bardstown Cemetery

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

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  • Video: Hutchins responds Friday to apparent political attacks by proxy

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  • Video: Bradford & Brooks interview Candy Massaroni, state representative candidate

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Obituary: Catherine ‘Tootie’ Wright Thompson, 82, formerly of Washington County »

Catherine “Tootie” Wright Thompson, 82, of Louisville, formerly of Washington County, died Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Baptist Health Louisville. She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Thompson and Donna (Charles) Sickles, both of Louisville; one son, Terry (Cyonne) Thompson of Louisville; one brother, George Mike Wright of Radcliff; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. The…

Jul 4 2022 / Read More »

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Video: Jim & Margie talk Roe v. Wade on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 6, 2022 — Jim and Margie, hosts of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show, took time during the June 29, 2022 show…

Jul 6 2022 / Read More »

Higdon: Make ‘The Stephen Foster Story’ part of your family’s summer activities »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Monday, June 20, 2022 — Summer is right around the corner, and now is a perfect…

Jun 20 2022 / Read More »

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By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Friday, May 27, 2022 — Without a doubt, our first responders have been through a lot…

May 28 2022 / Read More »

Dave Says: Get finances quickly under control — sell the cars, keep your dignity »

Dear Dave, My wife and I are in our late twenties, and we have two kids. Our combined income is about $110,000…

May 19 2022 / Read More »

Tech

Nelson County Gazette’s classified ad system temporarily offline »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 — A software update for the Nelson County Gazette’s classified ad system…

Oct 15 2021 / Read More »

Radio club to administer FCC Amateur Radio examinations Saturday, Oct. 23rd »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 — American Legion Post 42 will conduct an Amateur Radio License Exam…

Oct 12 2021 / Read More »

61st 2021 Kiwanis Radio Auction set for Sunday, June 13th on WBRT AM/FM »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 11, 2021 — The 61sth Annual Kiwanis Radio Auction is 1 to 6 p.m. this…

Jun 12 2021 / Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court approves sale of 24-acre tract to Bardstown Bourbon Co. »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 24, 2022 — Bardstown Bourbon Co. is growing again. Tuesday morning, May 24th, Nelson Fiscal Court agreed to sell the…

May 24 2022 / Read More »

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