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Full day of events set for this Saturday’s Fairfield Homecoming

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, June 24, 2021 — You won’t want to miss the 2021 Fairfield Homecoming all day Saturday, June 26, 2021, at various locations in Fairfield. The Fairfield Cemetery Committee will be cooking with all sales proceeds going for maintenance and restoration of the Fairfield Cemetery. Additional homecoming attractions include: […]

June 24th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,Entertainment,Historic | Read More »

Don’t miss the Comedy Caravan’s stop Thursday night at Preservation Distillery

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 23, 2021 — Help the Bardstown Kiwanis Club laugh all the way to bank! Don’t miss the Comedy Caravan’s stop in Bardstown tomorrow evening at the beautiful Preservation Distillery, located just south of Bardstown on Sutherland Road! This event features nationally known comedians Bob Batch and Sean […]

June 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Entertainment | Read More »

Bardstown City Council approves Fiscal Year 2022 budget, amends 2021 budget

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 22, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council opened its meeting Tuesday night with a moment of silence in regard to the death this past weekend of Franklin Hibbs III, the father of Councilman Franklin Hibbs IV. The council meeting — the second in-person meeting — […]

June 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News | Read More »

City council meets twice this week to complete FY 2021, 2022 budget process

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 22, 2021 (Revised 1 p.m.) — The Bardstown City Council will meet this evening at 6 p.m. in the council chambers next to the Rec. Center gym on Xavier Drive. This is an in-person meeting that will not be livestreamed. The Nelson County Gazette will have pater […]

June 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,News,Politics | Read More »

City of Bardstown mosquito fogging program to start Wednesday, June 23

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 22, 2021 — The City of Bardstown’s mosquito fogging program will begin tommorw evening, Wednesday, June 23, 2021, and will continue with fogging operations every three weeks until the first winter frost. The City will begin fogging, as weather permits, from dusk until dawn on the following […]

June 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Louisville woman sought by NCSO for passing stolen, forged checks locally

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 18, 2021 — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help to locate a Louisville woman suspected of passing stolen and forged checks at a local bank. Thanks to a WHAS TV story that aired Wednesday with surveillance video, detectives at the Nelson County Sheriff’s […]

June 18th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Jail Logs,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Flaget Memorial Hospital hosts ‘Blessing of the Rigs’ for local first-responders

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 18, 2021 — Flaget Memorial Hospital honored local first-responders Thursday with a “Blessing of the Rigs” ceremony. The event, which was held at all of the CHI Saint Joseph Health hospitals in Kentucky, was designed to honor and bless first responders who serve in the Bardstown area. […]

June 18th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Community News,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Fiscal Court changes jail healthcare provider in attempt to curb spiraling costs

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 15, 2021 — In an effort to control spiraling medical cost at the Nelson County Jail, Nelson Fiscal Court a contract with Tennessee-based Southern Health Partners, a company that has a 26-year track record of providing medical services to jails and correctional facilities. Judge Executive […]

June 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Health,News,Politics | Read More »

Bloomfield man charged in Monday night robbery of Bloomfield Road Speedy Mart

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 15, 2021 — Bardstown Police have charged a Bloomfield man for robbing the Bardstown Speedy Mart, 603 Bloomfield Road, Monday night just before 10 p.m. Demetrius “Meece” Dewjun Watkins, 43, of Bloomfield, is charged with a single count of second-degree robbery. Monday night, city police officers were […]

June 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Jail Logs,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Effort underway to rename Fort Benning for Bardstown’s Lt. Gen. Hal Moore, wife

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 15, 2021 — An online petition is gaining momentum in an effort to rename Fort Benning after Bardstown-born military leader Lt. Gen. Hal Moore and his wife, Julie Moore. The Fort Benning military base in Georgia is being renamed, and a petition now is gathering signatures to […]

June 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Historic,News | Read More »

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