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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 »

Washington County Beekeepers host successful pollinator information day

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOAgricultural News Sunday, March 8, 2020 — The weather made a perfect day to think about honey bees, native Kentucky bees, garden pollinators, what Kentucky plants are best for pollinator-friendly planting when the Washington County Beekeepers hosted pollinator and bee related activities on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Washington County […]

March 8th, 2020 | Posted in Agriculture,Community News,Education,News | Read More »

Master gardeners hosting virtual tour of world’s best gardens in February

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOCommunity News Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 — The Kentucky Extension Master Gardener’s will present a virtual tour of the best gardens with the best gardeners from around the world from 10 a.m. to noon each Friday in February at the Nelson County Extension Office, 317 S Third St, Bardstown. Tea, coffee, […]

February 3rd, 2020 | Posted in Agriculture,Community News,Education | Read More »

County government lifts burn ban after region receives significant rain

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 (UPDATED Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019) — Judge Executive Dean Watts’ office lifted the burn ban that was issued on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Judge Executive Dean Watts’ office announced that its burn ban was lifted Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. Watts’ order also reminds Nelson County […]

October 8th, 2019 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

ATV rider injured Saturday morning when trapped under overturned machine

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, July 20, 2019 — One man was injured Saturday morning in an ATV rollover accident in the area of 1400 block of Pappy Cecil Lane. The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Nelson County Fire Department and Nelson County EMS were dispatched at 9:38 a.m. to the area for a […]

July 20th, 2019 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Recent Nelson County high school grads receive Farm Bureau scholarships

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 17, 2019 — Eighteen recent high school graduates from Nelson County are recipients of $1,000 scholarships from Nelson County Farm Bureau. In partnership with the County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded more than $460,000 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth. […]

July 17th, 2019 | Posted in Agriculture,Education,News | Read More »

BG Parkway bridge work and detour may impact Nelson County Fair traffic

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, July 12, 2019 — Due to bridge work by the Kentucky Department of Transportation in the eastbound lanes of the Bluegrass Parkway, the eastbound lanes of the parkway between Exit 25, US 150 / Springfield Road and Exit 21, US31E / New Haven Road will be closed. Eastbound […]

July 12th, 2019 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Community News,County government,Education,News,Recreation News | Read More »

Nelson County student attends KFB’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 3, 2019 — Nelson County High School junior Scarlett Collins recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL). Collins and 40 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference that was held June 23-27 at the […]

July 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Agriculture,Community News,Education,News | Read More »