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Bardstown City Council begins its review of proposed Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 11, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council spent considerable time at its meeting Tuesday evening reviewing the General Fund portion of the draft of the city’s proposed Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget. Chief Financial Officer Aaron Boles led the review, noting that the city is budgeting […]

May 12th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,City Government,News | Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record. […]

May 12th, 2021 | Posted in Courts,Jail Logs,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

NARFE chapter meeting set for July 12th at Nolin RECC building in Elizabethtown

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, May 10, 2021 — The Elizabethtown chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will next meet in-person at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 12, 2021, in the Nolin RECC community room at 411 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Box lunches will be served. We will celebrate NARFE’s 100th […]

May 10th, 2021 | Posted in Business News,Community News,News | Read More »

Video: Mayor Dick Heaton provides the weekly COVID-19 update from City Hall

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, May 9, 2021 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton provided his end-of-week COVID-19 update from his office at Bardstown City Hall on Friday, May 7, 2021. Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton provides his weekly COVID-19 update from Bardstown City Hall. Heaton notes this week that Nelson County leads the six-county Lincoln […]

May 9th, 2021 | Posted in Bardstown CIty Council,City Government,News,Public Safety,Video | Read More »

Walter Hall Road to close Thursday for culvert replacement work

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, May 5, 2021 — The culvert near 2690 Walter Hall Road is to be replaced Thursday, May 6, 2021. Work will begin about 8:30 a.m. that day, and should take about a day to complete. During the work, Walter Hall Road will be closed at the work site […]

May 5th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,County government,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Sheriff’s request for additional deputy roils fiscal court’s 2021-22 budget discussion

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 4, 2021 — Nelson Fiscal Court spent time reviewing a draft of the county’s 2021-22 budget that included a sometimes testy exchange between Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa and Judge Executive Dean Watts. Pineiroa asked Nelson Fiscal Court to fund an additional deputy position for the county […]

May 5th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Former daycare worker arrested on abuse charges following police investigation

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 4, 2021 — A former Bardstown daycare worker is facing child abuse charges following an investigation by the Bardstown Police Department. According to a BPD press release, the department became aware of an incident that took place Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Little Angels Primary House daycare, […]

May 4th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Record,Public Safety | Read More »

Bloomfield teenager dies in early Tuesday morning crash on East John Rowan

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (Additional updates 5:45 p.m.) — A Bloomfield teen died in a two-vehicle crash that happed just before 4 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, on East John Rowan Blvd. just east of Spencer Mattingly Lane. Draven Richard Greenwell, 18, of Bloomfield died of injuries in the […]

May 4th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Deaths,News,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

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 of Bardstown’s annual water line flushing continues Monday

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, May 3, 2021 — The City of Bardstown Water Department’s annual flushing program is underway. On Monday, May 3, 2021, flushing will occur in and around the Creek Chase Subdivision, as well as south of Bloomfield Road and will affect the following locations: Glenview Dr. Andrea Ct. Haverly […]

May 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Public Safety | Read More »