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City council approves county project to extend Brothers Lane water main

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2023 — The Bardstown City Council approved a request to provide city water to homes on Brothers Lane. The project is one proposed by Nelson Fiscal Court using the county’s American Rescue Plan Act monies. According to City Engineer Jessica Filiatreau, the county is […]

January 24th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Politics | Read More »

City council fetes firefighter’s swift water rescue, Bardstown Tiger football team

By JIM AND ELIJAH BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 (Corrected 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023) — Lt. Cory Lanham of the Bardstown Fire Department was honored at the start of Tuesday’s Bardstown City Council meeting for his swift water rescues he conducted on January 3rd on Springfield Road in […]

January 11th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Police, ATF investigating explosive device found in 300 block of North First Street

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Dec. 16, 2022 — Bardstown Police, assisted by the Louisville Metro Police Department’s bomb squad and Kentucky State Police, investigated what appeared to be a improvised explosive device located in the 300 block of North First Street in Bardstown Friday morning. Officers were dispatched to the area at […]

December 16th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

New city council, mayor sworn-in; local youth honored for life-saving actions

By JIM AND ELIJAH BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, Dec. 16, 2022 — Before the start of Tuesday evening’s Bardstown City Council meeting, Nelson District Judge Jack Kelley conducted the swearing-in ceremony for the six incumbent council members who were re-elected in November and for Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton was re-elected without opposition. […]

December 16th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Public Safety | Read More »

City of Bardstown issues boil water advisory for Botland area customers

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 — The City of Bardstown is issuing a “Boil Water Advisory” for the following locations: Bardstown Road, US 150, from 8339 to the Nelson County Line. 1742-4585, Cane Run Road. Connor Road. Croakes Station Road (all addresses up to 1374) Fredericktown Road Green Street Hillcrest […]

November 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News | Read More »

City council OKs service requests for Willett Distillery, WT Thompson Lane

By JIM & ELIJAH BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council approved two service requests at Tuesday night’s council meeting. The Williett Distillery on KY 49 is asking to connect to the City of Bardstown water supply. The distillery will build an 8-inch water main extension to […]

November 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,City Government,News | Read More »

Council accepts safety committee ‘nay’ on pedal pub for downtown Bardstown

By JIM & ELIJAH BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 — Bardstown isn’t likely to open its streets to multi-passenger pedaling pubs anytime in the near future. That was the recommendation from the Bardstown City Council’s safety committee, which met with the Bardstown Pedal Co. at its meeting Nov. 10th. The […]

November 22nd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Politics | Read More »

City voters send all six Bardstown council incumbents back for another term

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 — Despite having 12 candidates seeking the six seats on the Bardstown City Council, the six incumbent candidates all handily won re-election. Top vote-getter in Tuesday’s council race was Roland “Coach Roe” Williams, who received 13.7 percent of the votes cast. Williams was […]

November 9th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Video: Ten of 12 city council candidates participate in Our Commonwealth debate

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 — Ten of the 12 candidates running for Bardstown City Council participated in a candidate debate Thursday evening sponsored by Our Commonwealth. This was the second and final debate opportunity for the council candidates. Running time: 1 hour, 51 minutes. -30-

October 21st, 2022 | Posted in Bardstown CIty Council,Breaking News,City Government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Video | Read More »

Bardstown City Council incumbents skip NC American First candidate forum

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 — Six of the 12 candidates for Bardstown City Council participated in a candidate forum sponsored by Don Thrasher’s Nelson County America First PAC Monday night at Thomas Nelson High School. None of the six incumbent candidates chose to take part in the candidate forum. […]

October 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Politics,Video | Read More »