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Veterans, families attend annual Memorial Day observance at city cemetery

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, Memorial Day, May 27, 2024 — Following a weekend of heavy rains and stormy weather, the Bardstown Cemetery was blessed with bright, beautiful blue skies in time for Monday morning’s local observance of Memorial Day. Chief Master Sergeant (ret.) Kenny Fogle served again as emcee, and […]

May 27th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,County government,Historic,Holidays,News | Read More »

Woodlawn Poplar Flat Memorial Day service set for Sunday, May 26, 2024

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, May 20, 2024 — The Woodlawn Poplar Flat Memorial Day service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2024. All are invited to attend. -30- Please follow and like us:

May 20th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,News | Read More »

John Downs named new president/COO of the NCEDA Partners for Progress

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 15, 2024 — After a competitive three-month application process, the Nelson County Economic Development Agency (NCEDA) Board is pleased to announce John Downs, of Bardstown, will be joining the NCEDA team as President/COO effective May 15, 2024. Downs brings 40 years of experience working for local government […]

April 16th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Community News,County government,News | Read More »

Flaget Memorial Hospital presents $28,500 in grants to two local nonprofits

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 29, 2024 — Flaget Memorial Hospital has awarded two grants totaling $28,500 to two local nonprofits that will improve the health and well-being of Nelson County residents. Flaget awarded the money to Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest and St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Ministries. The funding will […]

January 29th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Charitable Events,Health,News,Religion News | Read More »

Bardstown Baptist Church hosts Live Nativity scene this weekend, Dec. 15-17

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Bardstown Baptist Church will once again present its time-honored Christmas Live Nativity on the front lawn of the church from 6 to 8 p.m. on the evenings of Dec. 15-17, 2023. Members and live animals will be re-enacting the manger scene and the birth of the baby Jesus. Following […]

December 10th, 2023 | Posted in Community News,Entertainment,Historic,News,Religion News | Read More »

Massaroni: Bill would help property owners deal with bourbon-related black mold

By CANDY MASSARONI50th District State Representative Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — As the General Assembly readies itself for the session starting at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 2, we are gearing up for a crucial period that holds significant importance for the constituents of Nelson County. This session, mandated by the Kentucky Constitution, grants us 60 […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,Community News,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

State plans public meeting Dec. 4 to review options for KY245 improvements

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023 — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking public input as improvement plans for KY 245 in Nelson and Bullitt Counties are developed. Due to growth in Bardstown and surrounding areas, daily traffic volumes have significantly increased, and this growth in traffic volume is expected […]

November 25th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Community News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

County judge offers perspective on building local recreation opportunities

By TIM HUTCHINSNelson County Judge-Executive Thursday, July 20, 2023 — A constant question and concern for our citizens is that there are no activities for our kids and families. I agree 100 percent. There are generations of Nelson Countians who experienced and made memories at the skating rink and bowling alley while many teenagers of […]

July 20th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Community News,County government,Entertainment,News | Read More »

Pageant update from the Nelson County Fair

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 19, 2023 — Opening night at the Nelson County Fair was Monday, July 17, 2023, and it was also opening night of the fair pageants The first pageant to be held was the Modern, Ms., and Mrs. Pageants. Each was open to any Kentucky resident. The winner […]

July 19th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Entertainment,News | Read More »

Video: Drug education group founder is guest on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ show

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, June 8, 2023 — Angela Parkerson of the Nick Kruger Foundation was the studio guest of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. She discussed the groups goal to fight drug use by educating parents and teens to the dangers of drugs like fentanyl. […]

June 8th, 2023 | Posted in Bardstown CIty Council,Breaking News,Community News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety,Video | Read More »

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