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COVID-19 update: County adds 445 new cases from Sunday to Wednesday

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, 3:45 p.m. — The current variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to run rampant in Nelson County, prompting a substantial increase in the number of positive testing numbers provided by the Kentucky Department of Public Health. Between Sunday, Jan. 16th and Wednesday, Jan. 19th, Nelson […]

January 20th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Education,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

With filing deadline looming, primary voters will have a full slate of candidates

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 — The extended filing deadline for the May primary has resulted so far in one additional candidate to file for a magistrate’s seat on Nelson Fiscal Court. Tony Marie Wiley, 61, of the Hubbards Lane area, filed Tuesday as a Republican candidate for magistrate of […]

January 20th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Obituary: Michael Wathen Abell, 75, Bardstown

Michael “Mike” Abell, 75, of Bardstown, died peacefully on Jan. 18, 2022, after a brief and courageous battle with pneumonia at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lexington. His wife, Sheila and children, Eric and Laurie, were by his side. His life was one of service, both to the local community and abroad, serving with Bellarmine Student […]

January 20th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Deaths | Read More »

Obituary: Charles Yates Jewell, 76, Bloomfield

Charles Yates Jewell, 76, of Bloomfield, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at Landmark of Bardstown. He was born Sept. 20, 1945, in Washington County to the late Robert Owen and Anna Bell Haydon Jewell. He was a former employee of Southern States. He was a farmer and was a Pentecostal by faith. In addition to […]

January 19th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

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 »

General Assembly legislation may delay county redistricting to May 2023

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Rado Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 12:30 p.m. — Nelson Fiscal Court’s plan to redistrict the county this year may not take place in May as planned. While current state law requires county governments to reapportion their legislative districts in May of the second year after a census, House […]

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

Rolling Fork Fire responds to reported structure fire on South Stillwell Road

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 — The Rolling Fork Fire Department spent several hours on the scene of a structure fire in the 1000 block of South Stillwell Road in the Boston area. Firefighters arrived on the scene before 7 p.m. and remained on the scene until about 10:45 p.m. […]

January 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Sheriff’s office investigating death of man found Saturday in Melody Lake area

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of man found Saturday afternoon in the area of Melody Lake in southern Nelson County. Deputies were dispatched to Melody Lake at 4:15 p.m. Saturday for a report of a deceased person. Based on the […]

January 17th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Video: Jan. 11, 2022 Bardstown City Council meeting

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council held an in-person meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in the council chambers next to the Rec. Center gym on Xavier Drive behind Spalding Hall. Running time: 30 minutes, 45 seconds. -30-

January 13th, 2022 | Posted in Bardstown CIty Council,Breaking News,Video | Read More »

Nelson County Beekeepers to meet Jan. 20 at Nelson County extension office

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 — The Nelson County Beekeepers will have their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at the Nelson County Extension Office, 317 South Third St. in Bardstown. New to beekeeping or interested in learning how to keep bees? Come and join us and […]

January 13th, 2022 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Education,News | Read More »

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