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American Legion Post 121 hosting blood drive on Monday, Aug. 9th

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 — American Legion Post 121 will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, a the American Legion Hall, 206 West Broadway. Please help and save a life by donating. -30-

August 2nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

COVID-19 update: New cases push Nelson County infection rate into “red” category

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021 — On Wednesday, Nelson County’s COVID-19 incidence rate rose to 25.3, which put the county back into the “red” category due to the sudden surge of new cases being reported by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. On Friday, the county’s incident rate had jumped […]

August 1st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Lincoln Trail health department reports 19 new COVID-19 cases in Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 27, 2021 — As variants of COVID-19 infect Kentuckians who have not been vaccinated, the number of positive COVID cases continues to increase, pushing the average daily new cases per 100,000 population in two neighboring counties — Marion and Washington — into the “red” zone. CASES INCREASING. […]

July 27th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Dr. Franklin De La Cruz joins CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group in Bardstown

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 21, 2021 — Franklin De La Cruz, MD, has joined CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group in Bardstown as an obstetrician and gynecologist. As a practicing physician who has worked in the field for decades, he’s now treating the second generation of mothers in the Bardstown area. “OB-GYN […]

July 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News | Read More »

NAACP president calls for immediate action for ‘unsafe’ conditions at county jail

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 20, 2021 — NAACP President Jeff Stone called on Nelson Fiscal Court Tuesday to insure sufficient funding for the proper and safe operation of the Nelson County Jail. Stone told the court he toured the jail on Monday, and said that in the jail’s current […]

July 21st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,Video | Read More »

Video: State Rep. Chad McCoy provides legislative update at local GOP meeting

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 13, 2021`– State Rep. Chad McCoy provided a legislative update to the executive committee of the Republican Party of Nelson County at the group’s meeting on Monday, July 12, 2021. The group approved a resolution that recognized McCoy’s contributions as state representative. The resolution also rescinded prior […]

July 13th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

One-shot COVID vaccine will be available on opening night of Nelson County Fair

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, July 2, 2021 — Nelson County Fairgoers will have the opportunity to receive the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine on the opening day of the Nelson County Fair on Monday, July 12, 2021. The vaccination booth will be locataed near Samuels Hall and the grandstands. Vaccinations will be available starting […]

July 2nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Charitable Events,Community News,Health,News | 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 »

American Legion Post 121 schedules blood drive set for Monday, June 14, 2021

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, June 7, 2021 — The American Legion Post 121 will be holding a blood drive for the American Red Cross from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2021, at the Post’s armory loated at 206 W. Broadway. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS to schedule an appointment. -30-

June 7th, 2021 | Posted in Community News,Health,News,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

Video: Mayor Dick Heaton’s weekly COVID-19 update, Friday, May 29, 2021

Saturday, May 29, 2021 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton provided his end-of-week COVID-19 update from his office at Bardstown City Hall on Friday, May 28, 2021. Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton provides his weekly COVID-19 update from Bardstown City Hall. This is the mayor’s first update without a mask, thanks to the new guidance by the CDC […]

May 29th, 2021 | Posted in Bardstown CIty Council,Breaking News,City Government,Education,Health,News,Public Safety,Video | Read More »

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