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Video: Nelson Fiscal Court meeting, May 24, 2022

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, May 26. 2022 — Video of the Nelson Fiscal Court’s special meeting of Tuesday, April 24, 2022. The court delayed the meeting one week because it originally fell on Primary Election day. Running time: About 39 minutes. -30-

May 26th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,Politics,Video | Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court approves sale of 24-acre tract to Bardstown Bourbon Co.

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 24, 2022 — Bardstown Bourbon Co. is growing again. Tuesday morning, May 24th, Nelson Fiscal Court agreed to sell the company a 24-acre tract in Nelson County Industrial Park the company says it will eventually use for construction of rickhouses. The tract is located on […]

May 24th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics,State government,Tech | Read More »

Hutchins wins GOP primary for judge; Massaroni is next 50th District state rep

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 17, 2022 — The 2022 Primary provided election watchers a number of surprise outcomes in local races. JUDGE-EXECUTIVE. In the three-way Republican primary in the judge-executive’s race, voters overwhelmingly chose former magistrate Tim Hutchins over former Democrat Bill Gentry and former county GOP chairman, Don Thrasher. Hutchins […]

May 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Video: Hutchins responds Friday to apparent political attacks by proxy

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, May 15, 2022 — Tim Hutchins, a Republican candidate in the race for Nelson County Judge Executive, took time late Friday to respond to a series of allegations he was hit with earlier the same day in a radio broadcast by Pete Trzop and Esther McCune. The duo […]

May 15th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,Politics,Politics,Video | Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court approves first reading of $58.4 million FY 2022-23 budget

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 3, 2022 — Nelson Fiscal Court held a first reading on the county’s $58.4 million budget at its first May meeting Tuesday morning, May 3rd. The budget was nearly twice as large as previous budgets. This is due to the inflow of federal rescue plan […]

May 3rd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics | Read More »

Heaven Hill unveils plans for $135 million state-of-the-art distillery in Bardstown

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, April 27, 2022 — Heaven Hill Distillery has announced plans to start construction on a state-of-the-art $135 million distillery on 61 acres at 1015 Bloomfield Pike in Bardstown. According to a company press release, Heaven Hill will have the new distillery in operation by 2024 to help meet […]

April 27th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,News | Read More »

Video: Bradford & Brooks interview with Ann Marie Williams, magistrate candidate

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, April 23, 2022 — As part of the “Bradford & Brooks” radio show’s series of candidate interviews, Jim & Margie interviewed Ann Marie Williams on the show on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Williams is a Bloomfield area resident and one of two Republicans on the May primary ballot […]

April 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,County government,Elections,Entertainment,News,Politics,Video | Read More »

3 Republican judge-executive candidates square-off in televised debate

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, April 20, 2022 — The three Republican candidates for Nelson County judge executive squared off Tuesday evening in a three-way debate from the PLG TV-13 studios in downtown Bardstown. Republicans Don Thrasher, Bill Gentry and Tim Hutchins spent a hour answering questions and highlighting the unique […]

April 20th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court gets first look at county’s proposed $58.4 million budget

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2022 — Nelson FIscal Court got its first look at the 2022-23 county budget at its meeting Tuesday morning. Judge Executive Dean Watts proposed $58.4 million includes $8.5 million in $8.4 million in expenditures from the county’s allocation of the American Rescue Plan Act […]

April 19th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court meeting, Tuesday, April 5, 2022

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, April 6, 2022 — The video of Nelson Fiscal Court’s meeting of Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Running time: About 39 minutes. -30-

April 6th, 2022 | Posted in County government,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,Politics,Video | Read More »