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Nelson Fiscal Court: 300 tons of road salt on its way to refill county stockpile

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 1 p.m. — At their virtual meeting Tuesday morning, Nelson Fiscal Court heard that the county’s road crews used approximately 278 tons of salt on the county’s road for the Jan. 6th snow event that hit the county. On that Thursday, the county’s […]

January 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Public Safety,State government,Weather | Read More »

Early morning thunderstorm prompts tornado warning for part of Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Dec. 10, 2021 — Nelson County was under a tornado warning overnight in the early morning hours Saturday as a massive tornado-producing supercell thunderstorm passed through Central Kentucky. The first fatalities caused by this single thunderstorm happened while it was still in Arkansas. At about 8:15 local time, […]

December 11th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Public Safety,State government,Weather | Read More »

Heavy rains flood North Third St. at cemetery; area under flash flood warning

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, 9:45 a.m. — Due to the heavy rains this morning, North Third Street in the area in front of the Bardstown City Cemetery is closed due to high water. If you are planning to drive into Bardstown from the north, plan on a different route […]

September 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,News,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

Opinion: Electric cooperatives overcome the challenges of severe weather

By JOE ARNOLDVice President, Strategic CommunicationsKentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives. Monday, March 8, 2021 — Imagine scaling a 40 foot ice-covered utility pole to perform highly technical and physically demanding tasks in a dangerous environment knowing that countless people were depending on you. That’s a typical moment for the heroic electric cooperative line technicians who […]

March 8th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Opinion,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

Ice storm leaves thousands of Nelson County utility customers in the dark

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb . 11, 2021 — The wintry mix that coated Nelson County with varying layers of ice and a dusting of snow left hundreds of homes in the dark overnight as tree limbs fell and power lines broke under the weight of accumulated ice. Salt River Electric crews […]

February 11th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,News,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

Nelson Co. Board of Adjustments postpones Thursday meeting to Feb. 18th

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 — Due to inclement weather, the Nelson County Board of Adjustment meeting/hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at the Nelson County Civic Center has been postponed to 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at the Civic Center. -30-

February 10th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Weather | Read More »

Nelson County 5-Day Forecast

August 25th, 2020 | Posted in News,Weather | Read More »

First-responders to be tested following exposure Monday to COVID-19 patient

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, July 2, 2020 — Nineteen local firefighters are scheduled for COVID-19 testing on Friday after they were in contact with a 49-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 and was reported in the latest update today from the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. According to Joe Prewitt, director […]

July 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety,Weather | 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 »

Saturday night storm brings high winds, downed trees, across Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 — The strong winds that accompanied a line of thunderstorms that passed through Nelson County Saturday night downed a number of trees and tree limbs around the county. The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of trees down blocking roadways, including: — the 2700 […]

January 11th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Weather | Read More »