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Massaroni: Bill would help property owners deal with bourbon-related black mold

By CANDY MASSARONI50th District State Representative Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — As the General Assembly readies itself for the session starting at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 2, we are gearing up for a crucial period that holds significant importance for the constituents of Nelson County. This session, mandated by the Kentucky Constitution, grants us 60 […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,Community News,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Stone files as primary challenger for 50th District state representative Massaroni

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — Bardstown businessman Andy Stone filed Monday to seek the Republican nomination for 50th District state representative. Stone has served for years as a member of the Bardstown City Schools Board of Education. He has owned and operated local businesses and is a commercial pilot […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

State plans public meeting Dec. 4 to review options for KY245 improvements

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023 — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking public input as improvement plans for KY 245 in Nelson and Bullitt Counties are developed. Due to growth in Bardstown and surrounding areas, daily traffic volumes have significantly increased, and this growth in traffic volume is expected […]

November 25th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Community News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Council honors school athlete champs, gets updates on Narcan vending, Mayor’s Park

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023 — Mayor Dick Heaton and the Bardstown City Council honored the Bethlehem Banshee’s girls’ soccer team and the Thomas Nelson High School cross-country teams for their state-level wins at the start of last night’s council meeting. NARCAN VENDING MACHINE. Councilwoman Betty Hart told […]

November 20th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Higdon: Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate blessings and family with gratitude

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 — When I think about Thanksgiving, the traditional family gathering for a turkey dinner comes to mind. But this season brings other traditions that also contribute to the fabric of this great state—and nation. Thanksgiving has endured since the time of the Pilgrims. It started […]

November 18th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Historic,Holidays,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

District health department places free Narcan box at First Christian Church

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2023 — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department, in partnership with NelCARE (Nelson County Addiction Response Effort) has placed a naloxone (Narcan) box at the First Christian Church of Bardstown that offers free doses of Narcan. Naloxone — known by the name brand Narcan — is […]

November 15th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Beshear wins statewide, carries county by 187 votes; GOP carries down-ticket races

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023 — Gov. Andy Beshear won a very narrow victory here in Nelson County, winning the county by 187 votes over Republican candidate Daniel Cameron. Voter turnout in Nelson County was fairly heavy at 42.54 percent. Those who took advantage of early voting at […]

November 7th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Legislative update: Remember to honor the valor and dedication of our veterans

By JIMMY HIGDON14th Districct State Senator Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023 — Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday in 1938. Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day […]

November 5th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Holidays,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Judge-exec offers update on county government, state road plan, sports teams

By TIM HUTCHINSNelson County Judge-Executive Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 — November is the month to give thanks. I am thankful and humbled that the citizens of Nelson County have placed their trust in me to look after their best interests today but also to be proactive and plan for a successful future for our children […]

November 2nd, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Elections,Holidays,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

State support services coming to town in wake of American Fuji Seal lay-offs

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 27, 2023 — The 40-plus employees of American Fuji Seal who will be laid off next Monday, will have an opportunity to meet with state agencies in one location on Monday to sign up for support services including unemployment insurance, job searches and training opportunities. State Rep. […]

October 27th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,News,State government | Read More »