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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 »

Update: County continues to see double-digit increases of new COVID-19 cases

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Aug. 16, 2021 — COVID-19 continues to see a resurgence in Nelson County, including among county residents who have already been vaccinated. Nelson County Judge Executive Dean Watts — who received the Moderna vaccine seven months ago — announced Monday that he had tested positive over the weekend […]

August 16th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,County government,Health,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

County judge tests positive for COVID; court meeting moved from live to Zoom

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Aug. 16, 2021 — Nelson County Judge Executive Dean Watts said Monday that he tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, despite the fact he was fully vaccinated. In a text message, Watts said his symptoms were “generally light.” He said he received the Moderna vaccine about seven months […]

August 16th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Health,News | Read More »

Kentucky Blood Center to hold blood drive Aug. 25th at Flaget Memorial Hospital

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Aug. 16, 2021 — The Kentucky Blood Center is planning a local blood drive in honor of the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, at CHI Flaget Memorial Hospital. The blood drive is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, in Building B on the […]

August 16th, 2021 | Posted in Community News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Obituary: Earnest Allen Fulkerson, 83, Cox’s Creek

Earnest Allen Fulkerson, 83, of Cox’s Creek, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, at his residence. He was born Oct. 5, 1937, in Cox’s Creek to the late Emmett Columbus and Emma Catherine Manakee Fulkerson. He was a lifelong farmer who enjoyed taking care of his cattle. He attended New Salem Baptist Church. In addition to […]

August 10th, 2021 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Dr. Shane Kibbe, orthopedic surgeon, joins medical staff at Spring View Hospital

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Aug. 9, 2021 — Spring View Hospital announced Monday the addition of a new orthopedic surgeon to its medical staff. Shane Kibbe, MD, MSBS, BA will begin providing services for orthopedic surgery and sports medicine patients throughout Lebanon and the surrounding area beginning Aug. 17, 2021. “We are […]

August 9th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Community News,Health,News | Read More »

Mayor issues executive order requiring masks to enter all city-owned buildings

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Aug. 6, 2021 — The City of Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton issued an executive order Friday that effective Monday, Aug. 9th, a mask or facial covering will be required for entry into any City of Bardstown building regardless of vaccination status. The move follows similar moves by county […]

August 6th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,Public Safety | Read More »

COVID-19 update: 33 new cases reported Thursday in Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 — COVID cases continue their upward trend in Nelson County with 33 new cases reported Thursday by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. Nelson County had the second highest number of new cases in the six-county Lincoln Trail district. The new cases bring the county […]

August 5th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

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