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Fiscal court to leave property tax rate the same; will study jail’s environment

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021 — Nelson Fiscal Court plans to leave the county’s property tax rate the same for 2022 as it was for 2021. The 2021 rate was 13.9 per $100 value for real estate. Judge Executive Dean Watts noted that leaving the rate the same […]

August 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Sale of newspaper building marks end of a century of community journalism history

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Thursday, July 29, 2021 — A historic property with more than 100 years of journalism tradition recently went on the real estate market in Bardstown. The Kentucky Standard building, 110 West Stephen Foster Ave., was recently listed for sale by its owners, a unit of what used to be Landmark […]

July 29th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Historic,News,Opinion | Read More »

Bardstown City Council approves festival requests,demolition of Vic-Tone building

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 27, 2021 — The building that was home to one of the Bardstown’s longtime businesses was approved for demolition by the Bardstown City Council Tuesday evening. The council approved a Historic Review Board recommendation to allow the demolition of the former Vic Tone Cleaners building […]

July 28th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News | Read More »

Federal Rowe development offers luxury living in walking distance of downtown

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 27, 2021 — A new concept in luxury real estate is now on the market — and it isn’t found in a subdivision on the edges of town or out in the county. It’s within easy walking distance of Court Square. Federal Rowe is a […]

July 27th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News | Read More »

Washington County Beekeepers group will meet on Monday, Aug. 2 in Springfield

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, July 22, 2021 — The Washington County Beekeepers will meet 6:30-9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at the Washington County Extension Office, 245 Corporate Drive, in Springfield. Due to current University of Kentucky restrictions, no food or beverage service will be provided, however attendees are welcome to bring […]

July 26th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,Community News,Education,News,State government | Read More »

Averitt Express of Louisville honors Cox’s Creek man for 30 years of safety

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOBUSINESS NEWS Wednesday, July 14, 2021 — Averitt Express recently honored associate Craig Evans of Coxs Creek for 30 years of safety. Averitt has developed a culture of safety by measuring both vehicle and driver performance through a series of indicators. It also strives to have the safest trucks on the […]

July 14th, 2021 | Posted in Business News,News | Read More »

Local GOP resolution honors Rep. Chad McCoy for service in state legislature

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 13, 2021 — The newly reorganized Republican Party of Nelson County unanimously approved a resolution Monday night that honored state Rep. Chad McCoy his years of service to Nelson County. The resolution cited four specific bills McCoy sponsored during the most recent session of the […]

July 13th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Community News,County government,News,State government,Video | Read More »

Computer issues mean county clerk’s office unable to do vehicle transactions

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, July 12, 2021 — Nelson County Clerk Jeanette Sidebottom’s office is unable to process vehicle-related transactions — tag renewals, transfers or registering new vehicles — due to ongoing statewide computer issues. The computer system used for vehicle registrations — the Automated Vehicle Information System (AVIS) has been running […]

July 12th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,State government | Read More »

July 1 brings new state fiscal year and budget with focus on state’s future

By CHAD MCCCOY50th District State Representative Tuesday, July 6, 2021 — While July 1 may be the beginning of a long holiday weekend for some, for the Kentucky General Assembly it is day one of a new fiscal year and the first test of a new budget. Passing a budget is by far the biggest […]

July 6th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Bardstown City Council approves Fiscal Year 2022 budget, amends 2021 budget

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 22, 2021 — The Bardstown City Council opened its meeting Tuesday night with a moment of silence in regard to the death this past weekend of Franklin Hibbs III, the father of Councilman Franklin Hibbs IV. The council meeting — the second in-person meeting — […]

June 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News | Read More »

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