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Letter: Look local, not to Frankfort, for solutions to the whiskey fungus problem

To the editor, Less than a year ago, the Kentucky House of Representatives voted to remove the Barrel Tax to the benefit of the distillery industry. While I agree with state Rep. Candy Massaroni that something needs to be done, we need to be looking at this from a political reality view and not political […]

February 18th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Hearing canceled for anaerobic digester facility; will be scheduled for March

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 — The public hearing scheduled this week regarding the proposed anaerobic digester facility has been delayed at the request of the applicants. Grissan and Mago/Revlation’s application No. 3177 for a conditional use permit was set for a public hearing 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, […]

February 17th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Public Safety,Tech | Read More »

Judge Simms grants bond reduction request for Crystal Rogers co-defendant

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024 — Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms III granted a partial bond reduction for Joseph Lee Lawson, 32, one of the three defendants in the Crystal Rogers case. Lawson’s defense attorneys argued their client was a paraplegic and unable to get around without a wheelchair, thus […]

February 13th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Record,Public Safety | Read More »

Massaroni files bill to help property owners deal with black distillery mold

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024 — In response to local residents’ complaints about the impact of distilleries’ “whiskey fungus/black mold” on the exterior of their homes, automobiles, and other property, 50th District State Rep. Candy Massaroni unveiled House Bill 479 has Massaroni unveiled HB 479 last Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024. […]

February 12th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Crystal Rogers defendants appear together Thursday in Nelson Circuit Court

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024 — The three defendants in the Crystal Rogers case were in court at the Nelson County Justice Center Thursday afternoon for an update before Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms III. Brooks Houck, Steven Lawson and his son, Joseph Lawson, entered the courtroom once […]

February 9th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Courts,News,Public Record,Public Safety | Read More »

KSP investigating officer-involved shooting; suspect facing multiple charges

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024 — The Kentucky State Police are investigating what’s being called an officer-involved shooting that took place in the area of West John Rowan Avenue and Frost Avenue. According to a press release from the Bardstown Police Department, officers were dispatched Saturday evening to a report […]

February 5th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Kentucky State Police Post 4 to conduct traffic safety checkpoints in Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024, — Kentucky State Police Post 4 will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 4 area, which includes Hardin, Jefferson, Bullitt, Nelson, Meade, Breckinridge, Larue, and Grayson counties. These checkpoints will be conducted as part of Post 4’s highway safety efforts. Troopers will […]

February 3rd, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Video: Dozens attend meeting regarding anaerobic digester methane facility

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 — Representatives of Grissan Engineering Services met with Bardstown residents to discuss concerns they may have about a proposed anaerobic digester facility they wish to bring to Bardstown to convert spent distillery mash into methane and a form of liquid fertilizer. The company’s technology is currently […]

February 3rd, 2024 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,Misc,News,Politics,Public Safety,Tech,Video | Read More »

Dozens gather to voice concerns about proposed anaerobic digester plant

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 — A crowd of more than 50 people attended a neighborhood meeting at the Nelson County Civic Center Wednesday night to hear details of the plans for an anaerobic digester facility on Spencer Mattingly Lane next to Dean Watts Park. Grissan Engineering Services […]

February 1st, 2024 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Hearing date, location changed for biodigester facility near Dean Watts Park

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024 — The Nelson County Board of Adjustment meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, to consider a conditional use permit to allow placing an anaerobic biodigester plant near Dean Watts Park has been postponed and the location changed. The board of adjustments […]

January 28th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

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