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Council OKs resolution making April child abuse & sexual assault awareness month

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, March 22, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council started its meeting Tuesday evening with a proclamation recognizing that April is Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Dr. Jillian Carden, executive director with Elizabethtown-based Silverleaf, spoke to the council on the importance of education […]

March 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Former Nelson County resident files lawsuit for forced COVID-19 quarantine

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, March 20, 2022 — The first Nelson County resident allegedly diagnosed with COVID-19 has filed a federal lawsuit against Nelson County officials, state agencies and University Hospital for the court-ordered and officer-enforced COVID-19 quarantine he and his family were subjected to in March 2020. The $650 million lawsuit […]

March 21st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Health,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Flaget Memorial Hospital honors employees with DAISY and BEE awards

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 — Flaget Memorial Hospital has announced its DAISY AND BEE award winners for the most recently completed quarter. DAISY AWARD. Jackie Spalding RN, surgical services, of Bardstown, was named recipient of the Daisy Award for extraordinance patient care. A Flaget Memorial Hospital patient nominated Jackie […]

February 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

COVID update: Record numbers of new cases keeps Nelson County in Top 20

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 — Nelson County ended the last week of January 2022, with near-record numbers of new COVID-19 cases, though the high numbers appear to have started to decline. In the last seven days, Nelson County reported 980 new COVID-19 cases, which topped the previous week’s record […]

January 31st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

State data shows Nelson County remains in state Top 20 for new COVID-19 infections

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, 11 a.m. — The Omnicron variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to run rampant with record numbers of new infections being recorded in Nelson County. During the seven day period that ended Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, the Kentucky Department of Public Health reported a total […]

January 25th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

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 »

COVID update: Nelson County setting records for number of new COVID-19 cases

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 — The latest mutation of the COVID-19 virus continues to run rampant across most of Kentucky, including Nelson County. Nelson County is 9th highest county in the state for reports of new COVID cases. On Monday, the Lincoln Trail District Health Department reported 283 new […]

January 11th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Spring View Hospital names Tonia McCarthy as its new chief nursing officer

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 — Spring View Hospital is pleased to announce that Tonia McCarthy, RN has been named chief nursing officer at Spring View Hospital effective Dec. 1, 2021. “We are so thrilled to have someone with Tonia’s experience joining our team at Spring View as CNO,” shared […]

December 11th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Health,News | Read More »

Local health departments to start offering all three COVID-19 vaccinations Nov. 15th

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department (LTDHD) will begin offering Moderna, Pfizer, and Janssen (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine by appointment at all six of our health department clinic locations, including the Nelson County Health Department on South Third Street. As of Nov. 15, 2021, we […]

November 9th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Health,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

College students can save money by cooking for themselves on campus

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 — College students looking to stretch their dollars can do so by cooking meals for themselves instead of dining out, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). Eating right is a necessity, but it doesn’t have to be an expensive one. Students who […]

November 9th, 2021 | Posted in Education,Health,News | Read More »