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Bardstown City Council takes first steps to double the pay of city’s next mayor

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 10, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council discussed and overwhelmingly approved first reading of a measure to double the monthly pay of the mayor of Bardstown. The city’s mayor currently is paid $2,500 a month. The mayor’s pay has been adjusted just once in the […]

May 11th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News | Read More »

Bardstown mayor, incumbent council members file for re-election in November

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, April 28, 2022 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton and all six incumbent members of the Bardstown City Council have now filed for re-election at the Nelson County Clerk’s Office. Councilmen Bill Sheckles, David Dones, Roland “Coach Roe” Williams, and Joe Buckman all filed for re-election Wednesday, April 28th. […]

April 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Election News,Elections,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 »

Council approves utility service for homes planned for Woodlawn Springs golf course

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 26, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council voted a approve a utility service request for a new group of homes that will be built in what was formerly the Woodlawn Springs golf course. According to city engineer Filiatreau, the developer, Christopher Osbourne, isrequesting the city […]

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

Video: Bardstown City Council meeting, April 12, 2022

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 18, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, in the council chambers adjacent to the Rec Center Gym on Xavier Drive. Running time: About 34 minutes. -30-

April 18th, 2022 | Posted in Bardstown CIty Council,Breaking News,City Government,News,Video | Read More »

Bardstown City Council approves donation to Nelson County Community Clinic

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 12, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council approved a donation request of $6,000 from the Nelson County Community Clinic. According to the donation application, the funds will be used to help cover the clinic’s operating expenses. The Community Clinic’s mission continues to be to help […]

April 13th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Politics | Read More »

Council OKs resolution making April child abuse & sexual assault awareness month

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, March 22, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council started its meeting Tuesday evening with a proclamation recognizing that April is Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Dr. Jillian Carden, executive director with Elizabethtown-based Silverleaf, spoke to the council on the importance of education […]

March 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Bardstown City Council OKs developer’s request to add private road as city street

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, March 8, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council approved a request to accept an existing private road as a city street following a discussion of the situation with City Engineer Jessica Filiatreau. Rowan Creek Drive was originally built as a private drive off Woodlawn Road. The […]

March 9th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government | Read More »

20 candidates show for Friday’s American First Caucus speaking event at Wickland

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 — The historic Wickland mansion played host to a candidate speaking event hosted by the American First Nelson County Caucus. With a “Let’s Go Brandon” banner as a backdrop, nearly two dozen candidates for local, state and federal office spoke for more than […]

February 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Council members get close-up look at Bardstown Fire’s newest apparatus

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council received a guided tour of the city fire department’s newest apparatus prior to the council meeting Tuesday evening at the Bardstown Fire Department’s Station 1 on East John Rowan Blvd. Firefighter Trevor Mattingly showed the council around the […]

February 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Public Safety | Read More »