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NC Gazette to livestream press conference live from outside NC Justice Center

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RadioSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, March 28, 2023 — The Nelson County Gazette will livestream the press conference at the Nelson County Justice Center at 5:30 p.m. regarding allegations of ethics violations, misconduct and neglect of duty of NC Board of Education chair Diane Berry. Visit the Nelson County Gazette Facebook page to […]

March 28th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Video | Read More »

Group seeks resignation of NC Board of Ed chair for misconduct, ethics violations

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, March 26, 2023 — A group of concerned parents, community members and local educators have called a press conference Tuesday to highlight what they alleged are ethical violations, misconduct and neglect of duty of Nelson County Schools Board Chair Diane Berry. The group is demanding Berry’s resignation. Berry […]

March 27th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Politics,Public Record | Read More »

Higdon: Legislature returns to Frankfort this week for last 2 days of session

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Sunday, March 26, 2023 — The veto period is upon us, and numerous bills are now on the Governor’s desk awaiting his action. The Governor has 10 days to consider whether he will sign them, allow them to become law without his signature, or veto them. Any vetoed legislation […]

March 26th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Education,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Massaroni update: House has approved HB 5, will phase-out the current barrel tax

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, March 14, 2023 — The Kentucky House has voted its approval of House Bill 5, the bill that will phase out the barrel tax that brought in nearly $9 million last year to help fund Nelson County schools and local governments. According to a statement from Rep. Candy […]

March 14th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Education,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Legislative update: Senate approves bills as session continues its fifth week

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, March 3, 2023 — During the General Assembly’s fifth week of the 30-day legislative session, March came in like a lion, with over 30 bills clearing the Senate chamber. However, the legislative forecast is not calling for March to go out like a lamb, as plenty […]

March 3rd, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,Education,News,Public Record,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Phoned threat prompts precautionary lockdowns at Bardstown Middle, High School

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, March 1, 2023 — Bardstown High School and Bardstown Middle School were temporarily placed on lockdowns as a precautionary measure Wednesday afternoon after a threat toward the schools was received by the local dispatch center. In a letter to families from Bardstown City Schools Superintendent Ryan Clark, the […]

March 2nd, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Journalism,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Opinion: HB 5’s end to anti-competitive barrel tax is a ‘positive start’

By JIM WATERSBluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 — General Assembly sessions that both advance sound policies and eliminate harmful ones offer the longest-lasting benefits for the commonwealth and its citizens. This year’s session could be one of those events. Legislators have already made it memorable by advancing sound policy in […]

February 28th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,Education,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Nelson County judge-executive responds to legislation filed to eliminate barrel tax

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 — Nelson County Judge-Executive Tim Hutchins issued a press release Thursday in response to the filing of House Bill 5, the bill filed Wednesday that if enacted, will eliminate the bourbon barrel tax that brings in millions of dollars to local schools, governments and agencies. […]

February 23rd, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,Education,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

NC school board takes heat from public prior to vote ending community campus

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023 — The Nelson County Schools board of education ended a marathon 4-1/2 hour meeting Tuesday night with a vote to remove board chairman Diane Berry from her position. The attempt to remove Berry came after more than 2 hours of fiery public comments […]

February 23rd, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Politics | Read More »

Former city schools teacher arrested on sexual abuse, harassment charges

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday,, Feb. 20, 2023 — A Bardstown City Schools teacher was arrested Monday by the Bardstown Police Department on charges of sexual abuse and harassment. Jeremy Keith Dale, 49, of Cox’s Creek, was arrested Monday morning at 10:19 a.m. following an investigation by police that began on Feb. 2nd. […]

February 21st, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Jail Logs,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

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