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Video: Nelson Fiscal Court, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 — complete meeting

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 — Video of Nelson Fiscal Court’s regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in person. The court approved a list of surplus equipment; approved after discussion giving the county’s essential workers a performance bonus from the county’s share of ARPA funds. Running time 40 minutes, 47 seconds. […]

October 9th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,County government,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,State government,Video | Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court debates use of ARPA funds to reward county workers

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 — Nelson Fiscal Court debated a proposal by Judge Executive Dean Watts to use part of the county’s $10.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to provide performance pay to the county’s essential employees who worked day in and day out during the pandemic. After […]

October 6th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News | Read More »

St. Vincent DePaul ministry celebrates new Bread for Life mobile food pantry

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 — The Bread for Life Food Pantry officially dedicated its new mobile food pantry Monday afternoon at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral. Monday was the feast day of St. Vincent DePaul, the inspiration to the St. Joseph parish ministry by the same name that […]

September 28th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,County government,Health,News | Read More »

Heavy rains flood North Third St. at cemetery; area under flash flood warning

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, 9:45 a.m. — Due to the heavy rains this morning, North Third Street in the area in front of the Bardstown City Cemetery is closed due to high water. If you are planning to drive into Bardstown from the north, plan on a different route […]

September 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,News,Public Safety,Weather | Read More »

COVID-19 update: 145 new cases in Nelson County reported in Tuesday update

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 — The number of new COVID-19 cases has surpassed the peak numbers from December 2020/January 2021, and they continue to rise in the Lincoln Trail Health Department service area. In Nelson County the district health department reported 145 new COVID cases reported Tuesday. Of the […]

September 7th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Fiscal court discusses future funding options for Nelson County Fire Dept.

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 — Meeting again via video teleconference Tuesday morning, Nelson Fiscal Court discussed the future funding needs of the Nelson County Fire Department. The department has a paid staff that mans the station during the day. The department depends largely on its 30-plus volunteers […]

September 7th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

District health department: New August COVID cases increased 391% over July

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Sept. 3, 2021 — The surge in new COVID-19 cases in the Lincoln Trail District Health Department area continues to increase without any sign of stopping. The total number of new COVID cases in August surpassed July 2021 by 391 percent, and represents the most new COVID-19 cases […]

September 4th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Don Thrasher talks about judge executive race with WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 —  Former Nelson County GOP chairman Don Thrasher was the guest with WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, show to discuss his possible candidacy as a Republican candidate for Nelson County judge executive.  Running time: About 38 minutes. EDITOR’S NOTE. Thrasher […]

September 1st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Fiscal Court sets tax rate; receives results of jail environment, air quality study

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2021 — At a special-called Zoom meeting Tuesday morning, Nelson Fiscal Court held first reading on 2022 tax rate, which leaves the rate the same as the 2021 tax rates. The 2021 rate was 13.9 per $100 value for real estate. Judge Executive Dean Watts noted […]

August 24th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOTAFF REPORT Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 — Video of Nelson Fiscal Court’s regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021 via Zoom videoconference. The court approved a resolution to partner with the City of Bardstown and the North Nelson Water District to build a water main from Bardstown to the Louisville Water […]

August 21st, 2021 | Posted in County government,Nelson Fiscal Court,Video | Read More »

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