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Fiscal Court OKs Log Still IRBs; discusses possible hike in annual county fire dues

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 — Nelson Fiscal Court approved a resolution in support of $185 million in Industrial Revenue Bonds for Log Still Distillery at Dant’s Crossing at Gethsemani. The funds will be used for the construction of four rickhouses at the distillery property. According to Wally […]

September 21st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

COVID-19 update: Health dept. reports 82 new cases reported in Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 — Nelson County reported 82 new COVID-19 on Monday afternoon. This is on top of the 74 new cases reported last Thursday afternoon. The new cases bring the county’s case total to 7,358, with 344 of those active and being tracked. The county has recorded […]

September 20th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

‘Back to Homemakers Fair’ set for Sept. 30, 2021 at the Nelson County Civic Center

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOCommunity News Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 — Don’t miss the “Back to Homemakers Fair”, a free first-time event 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, at the Nelson County Civic Center. This new event is sponsored by the Nelson County Homemakers. Participants can expect to discover what is new […]

September 20th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Community News,Entertainment,Health,News,Recreation News,State government | Read More »

Local GOP party official elected youth chairman on Kentucky’s 2nd district

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 — The vice chairman of the Republican Party of Nelson County was recently elected to serve as youth chairman for the state GOP’s 2nd Congressional District. On Sept. 11th, James Victery was elected to serve as youth chairman for the GOP’s 2nd Congressional District as […]

September 20th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Interim joint committees meeting in preparation of 2022 legislative session

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 — With the special session behind us, House and Senate members turned our attention back to preparing for the upcoming session. With just slightly more than a hundred days until we convene on January 4, this week’s committee meetings provided us with food for thought […]

September 18th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,Education,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Legislative update: Session session addressed pandemic-related issues

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 — The Kentucky General Assembly got to work during a three-day extraordinary session that ended just before midnight on Thursday, Sept. 9th. Upon the Governor’s call for a session, we passed bills dealing with many aspects of the pandemic, ranging from education to public health […]

September 18th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety,State government | 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 »

Bardstown City Council proposes to slightly lower the city’s property tax rate

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council held the first reading of an ordinance Tuesday evening that will slightly lower the city’s property tax rate for 2021 compared to the previous year. The reason is due to the increase is property values in the city […]

September 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News | Read More »

Bardstown City Council hears couple’s plans for pedal-powered taxi service

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 — If you’re in Bardstown this week during the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, you may see a new mode of transportation available for hire. A new company called Bourbon City Pedalers will operate a pedicab, which is a pedal-operated vehicle that serves as a […]

September 15th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News | Read More »

Monday update: County clerk reports computer system is back up and running

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 — The statewide computer outage that affected the ability of Nelson County Clerk Jeanette Sidebottom’s office to conduct the usual transactions came to an end late Monday afternoon. According to an email from Sidebottom, the computers were back up and running by Monday afternoon. Customers […]

September 13th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Public Record,State government | Read More »

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