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Higdon: Only 4 days remain in 2021 session of Kentucky General Assembly

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, March 12, 2021 — Only four legislative days remain of the 2021 30-day session of the Kentucky General Assembly as of Friday, March 12. With the end in sight, fellow lawmakers and I are wrapping up legislative efforts by passing legislation in the closing days. The General Assembly […]

March 12th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,Education,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Washington County Beekeepers to meet March 2 at Mordecai’s Restaurant

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 — The Washington County Beekeepers will will from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Mordecai’s on Main in Springfield. Attendees will be able to have dinner from the menu or the hot buffet beginning at 6 p.m. The business meeting will […]

February 21st, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Community News,News | Read More »

Fiscal court’s bulky item pickup delayed one week; begins Monday, March 1st

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 — The start of Nelson Fiscal Court’s bulky item pickup, scheduled to begin on Monday, Feb. 22nd, has been postponed one week due to the inclement weather. Bulky item pickup will begin on Monday, March 1, 2021, with the first area, which includes all parts […]

February 18th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Developer to launch new distillery at site of historic T.W. Samuels Distillery

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 — Georgia-based developer and builder Rick Puig is planning to launch a new distillery at the site of the former T.W. Samuels Distillery in Deatsville. The Nelson County Economic Development Agency announced Tuesday that Puig will create Old Samuels Distillery at the site of former […]

August 4th, 2020 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News | Read More »

Washington County Beekeepers Association to meet July 6 at St. Catharine Farm

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, June 28, 2020 — The Washington County Beekeepers Association’s (WCBA) will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2020, at the St. Catharine Farm Apiary, located in the Farm’s orchard. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Attendees are asked to wear a face mask for the protection […]

June 28th, 2020 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Education,News | Read More »

Legislative update: Higdon outlines focus of upcoming interim committee meetings

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, May 29, 2020 — Senator Jimmy Higdon and members of the Kentucky General Assembly have announced that Interim Joint Committees will make issues related to COVID-19 the top focus of the interim session meeting agendas. Each of the committees meeting the week of June 1-5 have placed at […]

May 29th, 2020 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,News,Opinion,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Man killed in tractor accident late Monday night on Botland-area farm

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, May 27, 2020 — A 60-year-old Botland area man died Monday evening in a farming accident in the 6100 block of US150, Springfield Road. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the 6100 block of Springfield Road at about 9:48 p.m. Monday. Deputies determined […]

May 27th, 2020 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Homemakers group extends college scholarship application deadline to June 1

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOCommunity News Tuesday, May 5, 2020 — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nelson County Homemakers have extended the deadline to June 1, 2020, to apply for the Verna Richardson Homemakers Scholarship All high school seniors or students currently enrolled in college or planning to return to college are eligible to […]

May 5th, 2020 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Community News,Education,News,State government | Read More »

EF-1 tornado damages homes, barns late Wednesday in northern Nelson County

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, April 11, 2020 — The National Weather Service confirmed yesterday that an EF-1 tornado touched down in northern Nelson County Wednesday night April 8, damaging several homes and barns. Despite several homes being damaged, there were no injuries or deaths reported due to the tornado. At […]

April 11th, 2020 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,County government,News,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

Homemaker’s scholarships available now to high school seniors, college students

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOEducation News Tuesday, March 10, 2020 — High school and college students are invited to apply for a Nelson County Homemakers Scholarship. Individuals interested in applying for a Homemakers scholarship must be a resident of Nelson County who will graduate from an accredited Nelson County high school, or presently attending a […]

March 10th, 2020 | Posted in Agriculture,Community News,Education | Read More »