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Magistrates hear plan to expand broadband to underserved areas of county

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 — Residents in parts of rural Nelson County will get access to broadband internet access sooner than later, thanks to a project being organized by Charter/Spectrum Communications. Approximately 2,600 households in rural areas of Nelson County will be served  by a project Charter […]

February 2nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Tech | Read More »

City launches rebranding of its cable TV and high-speed internet service

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 — You may have seen the banner ad on the Nelson County Gazette announcing the change. What change? The City of Bardstown on Monday launched a new name and brand for the city-owned cable TV and high-speed internet service. The new name — Bardstown Connect […]

October 8th, 2020 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Entertainment,News,Tech | Read More »

Chamber unveils new website aimed to build local workforce development

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 — On Wednesday, the Bardstown – Nelson County Chamber of Commerce announced the coming launch of a product of its workforce development partnership with Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) — the Hub. The Hub will be a one-stop website that will bring dozens of […]

August 28th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Tech | Read More »

My Old Kentucky Drone: City plans to use drones to inspect city infrastructure

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 — Starting Aug. 31, 2020, the City of Bardstown will begin using drone technology to assist with inspections of the city’s infrastructure in Bardstown and Nelson County. The focus of the city’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) program will be for routine and emergency inspections of […]

August 27th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Tech | Read More »

American Legion Post 42 amateur radio club to meet Monday, Jan. 13th

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOCommunity News Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 — The Nelson County American Legion Post 42 Radio Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at the Keystone Bingo Hall, 126 Keystone Ave. in Bardstown. All licensed amateur radio operators, and anyone interested in learning about amateur “ham” radio is invited […]

January 1st, 2020 | Posted in Community News,News,Tech | Read More »

Review: Behringer HPX2000 headphones offer excellent quality for under $20

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 — Those of you who know me are already are aware of how tight I am when it comes to spending money: It isn’t that I hate spending money, its just that I hate spending more than I have to for any […]

November 16th, 2019 | Posted in Business News,News,Tech | Read More »

‘Hacked’ email message displayed for a short time to Gazette readership

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 16, 2019 — The text of a common email scam was inadvertently posted on the Nelson County Gazette for a short period of time Monday night. The post may have created concern among readers that their computers may have been affected or hacked. The post was deleted […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Tech | Read More »

District’s quick action prevents financial loss after successful ‘phishing’ attempt

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — The Bardstown City Schools were the victim of a “phishing” incident recently that nearly cost a district employee a paycheck. Phishing is a cybercrime in which an individual is contacted by email, phone or text by someone posing as a representative of […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Tech | Read More »

Video: April 9, 2019, Cable & Electric Committee meeting

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 15, 2019 — Video from the Cable & Electric Committee meeting held before the Bardstown City Council meeting of Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Running time: 1 hour, 50 minutes. -30-

April 15th, 2019 | Posted in Bardstown CIty Council,Breaking News,City Government,News,Tech,Video | Read More »

Wish website connects world’s buyers with the vast Chinese marketplace

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, April 1, 2019 — Many of you have probably either used or seen a smartphone app called “Wish.” The app is basically a link to the Wish.com website. Wish is a marketplace for vendors offering inexpensive goods mostly manufactured in China or other Asian countries. […]

April 1st, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Education,Entertainment,News,Tech | Read More »

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