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Nelson reports 42 new cases; county ranks 19th in total number of COVID-19 cases

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 — With all but four counties in the “red” on the state COVID-19 incidence rate map, Nelson and surrounding counties are seeing lower numbers of new cases being reported. Of the state’s 120 counties, Nelson County still ranks 19th in the number of total COVID-19 […]

September 24th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Parents tell board of their opposition to Bardstown City Schools’ masking mandate

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 — A group of parents attended Tuesday’s noon-time meeting of the Bardstown Board of Education to sound their opposition to the district’s policy to require the wearing of masks in the schools. The group of parents talked about the health issues of wearing […]

September 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

COVID-19 update: Health dept. reports 82 new cases reported in Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 — Nelson County reported 82 new COVID-19 on Monday afternoon. This is on top of the 74 new cases reported last Thursday afternoon. The new cases bring the county’s case total to 7,358, with 344 of those active and being tracked. The county has recorded […]

September 20th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

‘Back to Homemakers Fair’ set for Sept. 30, 2021 at the Nelson County Civic Center

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOCommunity News Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 — Don’t miss the “Back to Homemakers Fair”, a free first-time event 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, at the Nelson County Civic Center. This new event is sponsored by the Nelson County Homemakers. Participants can expect to discover what is new […]

September 20th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Community News,Entertainment,Health,News,Recreation News,State government | Read More »

Legislative update: Session session addressed pandemic-related issues

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 — The Kentucky General Assembly got to work during a three-day extraordinary session that ended just before midnight on Thursday, Sept. 9th. Upon the Governor’s call for a session, we passed bills dealing with many aspects of the pandemic, ranging from education to public health […]

September 18th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Baptist Health Hardin advises where to go for local COVID-19 testing, treatment

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 — With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Nelson and surrounding counties, an increasing number of people are seeking to be tested to determine if they have the coronavirus. But according to Baptist Health Hard, unless the individual is experiencing severe symptoms, the hospital […]

September 8th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

COVID-19 update: 145 new cases in Nelson County reported in Tuesday update

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 — The number of new COVID-19 cases has surpassed the peak numbers from December 2020/January 2021, and they continue to rise in the Lincoln Trail Health Department service area. In Nelson County the district health department reported 145 new COVID cases reported Tuesday. Of the […]

September 7th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

District health department: New August COVID cases increased 391% over July

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Sept. 3, 2021 — The surge in new COVID-19 cases in the Lincoln Trail District Health Department area continues to increase without any sign of stopping. The total number of new COVID cases in August surpassed July 2021 by 391 percent, and represents the most new COVID-19 cases […]

September 4th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Flaget Memorial Hospital honors employees with Daisy and Bee awards

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 – Flaget Memorial Hospital has named its DAISY and BEE Award winners for the second quarter of 2021. Charlene Rogers, RN, emergency department, of Bardstown, received the DAISY Award for extraordinary patient care. The DAISY Award is a nationwide program that celebrates the extraordinary clinical […]

August 30th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Community News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Fiscal Court sets tax rate; receives results of jail environment, air quality study

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2021 — At a special-called Zoom meeting Tuesday morning, Nelson Fiscal Court held first reading on 2022 tax rate, which leaves the rate the same as the 2021 tax rates. The 2021 rate was 13.9 per $100 value for real estate. Judge Executive Dean Watts noted […]

August 24th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

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