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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 »

Nelson County Beekeepers to meet Jan. 20 at Nelson County extension office

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 — The Nelson County Beekeepers will have their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at the Nelson County Extension Office, 317 South Third St. in Bardstown. New to beekeeping or interested in learning how to keep bees? Come and join us and […]

January 13th, 2022 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Education,News | Read More »

Brescia University names local students to Fall 2021 Dean’t List

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 — Brescia University in Owensboro has announced that the following local students were named to the 2021 Fall Dean’s List for completing at least 12 credit hours and maintaining a 3.5 to 4.0 GPA. Bardstown: John Clements, Senior, Psychology. Coxs Creek: Savannah Jackson, Senior, Communication […]

January 11th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News | Read More »

House budget focuses on state’s needs: education, justice, and infrastructure

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 — The Kentucky General Assembly has come a long way in a few short years. For decades, the legislature waited for the Governor to present his spending plan to begin working on a state budget. The Governor’s Office would literally hand them a budget, they […]

January 10th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Education,News,Politics,Public Record,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Video: NCS Superintendent Wes Bradley is guest Dec. 15, 2021 on ‘Bradford & Brooks’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Dec 17, 2021 — Nelson County Schools Superintendent Wes Bradley was the studio guest on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. Bradley provided an update on the District Facilities Plan process and discussed the Kentucky Department of Education’s larger conversation of the future of […]

December 18th, 2021 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Education,News,Politics,State government,Video | Read More »

State nonprofit agency lowers interest rates on private student loans

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOEducation news Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021 — Kentucky students and families who need extra help paying for college expenses can now save even more with the state’s only nonprofit private student loans. The Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation (KHESLC) has lowered the interest rates on its Advantage Education Loans. As […]

December 9th, 2021 | Posted in Education,News,State government | Read More »

Video: Dec. 1st NCS LPC meeting and vote on draft of a district facility plan

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021 — The Local Planning Committee of the Nelson County Schools met on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at the Bloomfield Middle School and approved a district facility plan that will eventually move the district’s middle school students to the high school campuses and likely mean the […]

December 7th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Nelson County Schools,Video | Read More »

Video: NC CARE representatives are guests on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ show

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021 — Bloomfield attorney Jack Seay and Courtney Higdon were guests on the Wednesday, Dec. 1st “Bradford & Brooks” radio show on WBRT to talk about their new non-profit organization, Nelson County Citizen Advocates for Responsible Education (NC CARE). The group was formed in response to […]

December 7th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Nelson County Schools,Video | Read More »

Board approves facilities plan at special meeting, sets public hearing for Dec. 20

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 — As expected, the Nelson County Board of Education approved the draft district facilities plan (DFP) approved Wednesday evening by the Local Planning Committee. The vote wasn’t unanimous, however. Board member Diane Berry cast the only “no” vote against approval of the DFP. […]

December 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Politics,State government | Read More »

District responds to Seay’s board meeting objection, conflict-of-interest claim

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 — The Nelson County Schools have issued a response to the story published by the Nelson County Gazette on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, regarding the claims made by a letter written Bloomfield attorney Jack Seay to the Nelson County Board of Education about tonight’s special […]

December 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Politics,State government | Read More »