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Cox’s Creek parents questions validity of the community campus 6-12 proposal

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, May 3, 2021 — About 70 people attended the Nelson County Schools Community Meeting Monday evening at Cox’s Creek Elementary School to listen and discuss the district’s superintendent make the case for bringing middle school students onto to each high school campus. Superintendent Wes Bradley told […]

May 4th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

City schools add assistant principals to high school, middle school and new elementary

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, May 2, 2021 — Bardstown City Schools has hired three new assistant principals to serve students in grades 3 through12. The additional assistant principals are part of the district’s plan to help students transition back into full-time in-person school next year. “We recognize that the academic and socio-emotional […]

May 2nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News | Read More »

Video: Superintendent Wes Bradley interview on WBRT’s Bradford & Brooks

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 28, 2021 — NC Schools Superintendent Wes Bradley was interviewed on WBRT’s Bradford & Brooks radio show on Tuesday, April 28, 2021, about the community campus plan that will eventually bring the district’s middle school students onto the campus of the two high schools. Running time: 45 […]

April 28th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Nelson County Schools,News,State government,Video | Read More »

Boston parents cite safety as main concern of merged middle, high school grades

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, April 26, 2021 — About 75 parents and community members attended the Boston Community Meeting to listen — and ask questions — about the Nelson County Schools proposed plan to eventually merge the middle school grades into the two high schools. Superintendent Wes Bradley’s presentation provided […]

April 27th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Education,News | Read More »

Flaget hospital foundation’s ‘Evening of Hope’ to benefit cancer patients, families

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 26, 2021 — The Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation will be hosting an “Evening of Hope” on Saturday, May 15, 2021, as part of a statewide fundraising effort to benefit CHI Saint Joseph Health cancer patients and their families. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event will […]

April 26th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Charitable Events,Community News,Education,Health,News | Read More »

Bardstown High School student selected for Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, April 23, 2021 — The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs (GSE), a highly competitive summer program focusing on product innovation and business model design, has announced the selection of 120 students from nearly 50 Kentucky counties for the 2021 program. One of these students selected is Bardstown High School […]

April 24th, 2021 | Posted in Education,News | Read More »

Video: Nelson County Board of Education full meeting, Tuesday, April 20, 2021

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, April 23, 2021 — The Nelson County Board of Education met Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in a special-called meeting at Cox’s Creek Elementary School. Among the action taken by the board, it reviewed plans to merge the district’s middle schools and high schools, and heard parents’ reaction to […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Nelson County Schools,News,Video | Read More »

Video: Wes Bradley explains rationale behind merging the middle, high schools

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, April 21, 2021 — Nelson County Schools Superintendent Wes Bradley presented the rationale behind a plan to bring the district’s middle schools into the two high schools at the board’s Tuesday, April 20, 2021 meeting at Cox’s Creek Elementary. Running time: About 42 minutes, 12 seconds. -30-

April 21st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Education,News | Read More »

Parents voice concerns about plan to merge district middle and high schools

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 20, 2021 — About 100 concerned parents attended Tuesday night’s special Nelson County Board of Education meeting at Cox’s Creek Elementary School Tuesday evening to hear more details of a plan that will bring the district’s middle school students into the high schools. Superintendent Wes […]

April 21st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Education,News | Read More »

County school board to review plan to move middle schoolers to high schools

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 20, 2021 — The Nelson County Board of Education will meet this evening to discuss a plan that will transform the districts two high schools into “community campuses” that will shift many of the county’s middle schoolers to the high schools. The plan will expand both high […]

April 20th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Historic,News | Read More »

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