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Council OKs resolution observing October as domestic violence awareness month

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night recognizing the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Tuesday’s virtual council meeting featured Shonna Sheckles, who serves as a legal court advocate for Springhaven, a domestic violence shelter based in Elizabethtown. […]

October 13th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,State government | Read More »

Bardstown City Council approves lower real estate, personal property tax rates

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council gave final approval of the 2021-22 tax rates, which is slightly lower than last year’s tax rate. The council approved lowering the rate for real estate and personal property from 17.9 cents per $100 of value to 17.8 […]

September 28th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City 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 »

City of Bardstown mosquito fogging program rescheduled for this Wednesday

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 — Due to the weather conditions last Wednesday, the City of Bardstown did not conduct its Mosquito Fogging Program. The city has rescheduled the Mosquito Fogging Program for this Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, and plans to continue every three weeks until the first frost. The […]

September 27th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News,Public Safety | 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 »

Bardstown City Council proposes to slightly lower the city’s property tax rate

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council held the first reading of an ordinance Tuesday evening that will slightly lower the city’s property tax rate for 2021 compared to the previous year. The reason is due to the increase is property values in the city […]

September 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News | Read More »

Bardstown City Council hears couple’s plans for pedal-powered taxi service

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 — If you’re in Bardstown this week during the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, you may see a new mode of transportation available for hire. A new company called Bourbon City Pedalers will operate a pedicab, which is a pedal-operated vehicle that serves as a […]

September 15th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News | 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 »

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 »

City of Bardstown recovers $350,000 from former CFO’s surety bond company

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 — The City of Bardstown has agreed to a settlement with the bonding company that provided the surety bond for former city Chief Financial Officer Tracy Hudson. The City of Bardstown will receive $350,000 in reimbursement from the bonding company. Adding this amount to the […]

August 30th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News | Read More »

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