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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 installed late Thursday has resulted in the classified ad system going offline. As a result of the loss, all ad data posted recently has been lost. The Gazette is in contact with the […]…

Oct 15 2021 / Read More »

Video: Bradford & Brooks hosts tourism director to discuss post-pandemic tourism »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 — Samantha Brady, the executive director of the Bardstown-Nelson County tourist commission, was the studio guest Wednesday on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. -30-…

Oct 15 2021 / Read More »

Council OKs resolution observing October as domestic violence awareness month »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night recognizing the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Tuesday’s virtual council meeting featured Shonna Sheckles, who serves as a legal court advocate for Springhaven, a domestic violence shelter based in Elizabethtown. […]…

Oct 13 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 session at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at the Bingo Center, 126 Keystone Ave in Bardstown. Testing candidates must preregister with the FCC and obtain an FRN number. Candidates must bring the […]…

Oct 12 2021 / Read More »

Ignore social media chatter: COVID vaccines don’t affect a woman’s fertility »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 — There is a common misconception that the COVID-19 vaccine impacts a woman’s ability to have children. However, there is no evidence that any vaccine, including the COVID-19 vaccine affects a woman’s fertility. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to become pregnant are encouraged […]…

Oct 11 2021 / Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 — complete meeting »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 — Video of Nelson Fiscal Court’s regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in person. The court approved a list of surplus equipment; approved after discussion giving the county’s essential workers a performance bonus from the county’s share of ARPA funds. Running time 40 minutes, 47 seconds. […]…

Oct 9 2021 / Read More »

Legislative update: Permanent mail-in renewal of drivers’ licenses now available »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 — As Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Transportation and Co-chair of the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation, I want to keep you up to date on the transition of driver’s licensing services from Circuit Clerk’s offices to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) regional offices. […]…

Oct 9 2021 / Read More »

Bloomfield man facing manslaughter charge following Chaplin shooting death »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 — A Bloomfield man is in jail facing a charge of second-degree manslaughter after police responded to a trouble call Thursday night in Chaplin. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to 5347 Lawrenceburg Road just before 9 p.m. Thursday night for […]…

Oct 8 2021 / Read More »

COVID-19 update: New case downward trend continues across Lincoln Trail district »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 — The number of new COVID-19 cases in Nelson County continues its downward trend based on the new data released Thursday afternoon by the Lincoln Trial District Health Department. NELSON COUNTY. There were 24 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in Nelson County, following 48 new […]…

Oct 7 2021 / Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court debates use of ARPA funds to reward county workers »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 — Nelson Fiscal Court debated a proposal by Judge Executive Dean Watts to use part of the county’s $10.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to provide performance pay to the county’s essential employees who worked day in and day out during the pandemic. After […]…

Oct 6 2021 / Read More »

Money tips for students:What you need to know about interest rates when investing »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 — Kentucky students who want to invest some of their earnings should learn more about interest rates. Learning the basics about simple interest and compound interest will help them make better investment decisions, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) says. “Kentucky students have a […]…

Oct 5 2021 / Read More »

Bardstown Bourbon co-founder to oversee Kentucky Owl Distillery, Park development »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 — Louisville Business First reported Monday that David Mandell, co-founder of Bardstown Bourbon Co., has been hired to oversee the development of the Kentucky Owl Distillery and Park, located on 420 acres at the former rock quarry at US62 and KY245. Stoli announced plans for […]…

Oct 5 2021 / Read More »

New drive-thru COVID-19 testing site opened at Towne Mall in Elizabethtown »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 — A new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site is now open in Elizabethtown. Bluewater Diagnostic Laboratory in partnership with Baptist Health Hardin and the Lincoln Trail District Health Department (LTDHD), opened the site earlier this week. The new testing site is located at Towne Mall in […]…

Oct 2 2021 / Read More »

Hosparus Health of Green River needs volunteers, offers free training in October »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 — Hosparus Health of Green River needs volunteers to support patients and their families in Adair, Green, Marion, Taylor and Washington counties, as well as volunteers to work in its Thrift Shoppe. The not-for-profit hospice and palliative care organization will offer free training for both […]…

Oct 1 2021 / Read More »

Union president: Heaven Hill ended renewed contract negotiations Tuesday »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 — The president of the union that represents striking Heaven Hill employees told the WBRT listening audience Wednesday that late Tuesday night he was told that Heaven Hill was ending the negotiations it had started on Monday. Matt Aubrey, president of the United […]…

Sep 29 2021 / Read More »
Police / Fire / EMS

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, Oct. 18, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 19 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Oct. 17, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 18 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, Oct. 15, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 16 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Oct. 13-14, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 15 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, Oct. 12, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 13 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, Oct. 11, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 12 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Oct. 10, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 11 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, Oct. 9, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 10 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, Oct. 8, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 9 2021 / Read More »

Bloomfield man facing manslaughter charge following Chaplin shooting death »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 — A Bloomfield man is in jail facing a charge of second-degree manslaughter after police responded to a trouble call Thursday night in Chaplin. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to 5347 Lawrenceburg Road just before 9 p.m. Thursday night for […]

Oct 8 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Oct. 7, 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 is public record. […]

Oct 8 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, Oct. 6, 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 […]

Oct 7 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, Oct. 5, 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 […]

Oct 6 2021 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Oct. 3-4, 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 […]

Oct 5 2021 / Read More »

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  • Local GOP resolution honors Rep. Chad McCoy for service in state legislature

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  • Video: Bardstown City Council meeting, Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Obituary: Doris Ann ‘Dottie’ Greenwell, 62, New Haven »

Doris Ann “Dottie” Greenwell, 62, of New Haven, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 at her home. She was a former employee of American Greetings and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Lee and Mary Essie Clark Greenwell; and two siblings, Michael Wayne Greenwell and Wanda…

Oct 18 2021 / Read More »

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McCoy update: Interim Joint Committees hear about COVID’s impact on Kentucky »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 — Last week, six legislative committees gathered at the annual Kentucky State Fair in Louisville. It was great to see…

Sep 5 2021 / Read More »

Dave Says: Parents’ financial gifts should be included in a family’s monthly budget »

Dear Dave, I brought about $15,000 in student loan debt into our marriage. I’m 26, my wife is 27, and we’ve been…

Sep 4 2021 / Read More »

Higdon: Court ruling creates opportunity for governor, legislature to cooperate »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 — Kentucky has remained in a perpetual state of emergency since March…

Aug 28 2021 / Read More »

Today’s look back at automotive history: Whatever happened to Rain Dance wax? »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / Shade Tree Engineering Monday, Aug. 9, 2021 — In my much younger days, I was a…

Aug 9 2021 / Read More »

Tech

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 »

Magistrates hear plan to expand broadband to underserved areas of county »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 — Residents in parts of rural Nelson County will get…

Feb 2 2021 / Read More »

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 installed late Thursday has resulted in the classified…

Oct 15 2021 / Read More »

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