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City, county garbage collection on one-day delay due to Labor Day holiday weekend

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022 — Garbage collection for the City of Bardstown and county garbage collection routes will be run on a one-day delay due to Monday Labor Day holiday. Garbage customers are asked to have their garbage out by 7 a.m. Next Friday’s routes will be run on […]

September 1st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Holidays,News | Read More »

Video: 2022 Memorial Day observance at the Bardstown Cemetery

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, May 30, 2022 — The community gathered Monday morning at the gazebo in the Bardstown Cemetery for the annual Memorial Day observance. Kenny Fogle served as emcee of the event, and judge Executive Dean Watts was the keynote speaker. Running time: About 34 minutes, 15 seconds. -30-

May 30th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Holidays,Misc,News,Video | Read More »

Dozens attend city’s annual Memorial Day observance at city cemetery gazebo

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, May 30, 2022 — Dozens of family, friends and neighbors gathered once again this Memorial Day around the gazebo in the Bardstown Cemetery to pay homage to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Kenny Fogle once again emceed the annual observance, which featured […]

May 30th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Holidays,News | Read More »

The editor reflects on the memories of Christmases past, present, future

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Friday, Dec. 24, 2021 —┬áIt’s Christmas Eve here in Nelson County, and it goes without saying that all of us have our own reasons to celebrate the closing of one year and the start of the next. For fellow Christians, it’s a time to recall the humble birth of Christ. […]

December 24th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Entertainment,Holidays,Opinion | Read More »

City, county garbage pickup routes will not change because of 4th of July holiday

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 30, 2021 — Garbage pickup routes in the City of Bardstown and in the county will not change next week due to the 4th of July holiday. Routes in the city and county will run their usual schedule, Monday through Friday. For questions about garbage pickup in […]

June 30th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Holidays | Read More »

COVID-19 pandemic gives new reason to celebrate freedom this Fourth of July

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, June 25, 2021 — Since the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, the Fourth of July has been observed as a day for Americans to stand in unity and recognition of our nation’s founding. On this day, 245 years ago, exemplary visionaries dared to create a unique […]

June 25th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Historic,Holidays,News,Opinion,State government | Read More »

Video: Memorial Day observance May 31, 2021 at Bardstown Cemetery

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, May 31, 2021 — The three Bardstown American Legion Posts — Post 121, Post 42, and Post 167 — again came together to host the annual Memorial Day observance at the Bardstown Cemetery. For the 19th year, Kenny Fogle served as emcee; Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton welcomed the […]

May 31st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,County government,Holidays,Misc,News,Video | Read More »

Henry calls on fallen veterans’ families and friends to help keep their memory alive

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, May 31, 2021 — Bright sunshine and moderate temperatures greeted the crowd of about 75 people who attended Monday’s Memorial Day observance at the Bardstown Cemetery. For the 19th year, Kenny Fogle served as emcee of the event. Prior to that, the writer’s uncle, Roy Brooks, […]

May 31st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,County government,Holidays,News,Police / Fire / EMS,State government | Read More »

Higdon: Remember the sacrifices service men and woman made this Memorial Day

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — At this time last year, we were all experiencing an absence of normality due to COVID-19. At that time, we realized that we had taken many things in our life for granted. Things we do not truly appreciate until they are no longer available. […]

May 25th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Holidays,Opinion,State government | Read More »

Council continues review of FY2021 budget, gets update on new fire apparatus

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — Tuesday’s meeting of the Bardstown City Council included a moment of silence in rembrance of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis, who was murdered in the early morning hours of May 25, 2013. BUDGET REVIEW. The council continued its review of the proposed […]

May 25th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Holidays,News,Public Safety | Read More »