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Video: Bradford & Brooks hosts tourism director to discuss post-pandemic tourism

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 — Samantha Brady, the executive director of the Bardstown-Nelson County tourist commission, was the studio guest Wednesday on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. -30-

October 15th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Business News,News,Video | Read More »

Money tips for students:What you need to know about interest rates when investing

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 — Kentucky students who want to invest some of their earnings should learn more about interest rates. Learning the basics about simple interest and compound interest will help them make better investment decisions, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) says. “Kentucky students have a […]

October 5th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Education,News | Read More »

Bardstown Bourbon co-founder to oversee Kentucky Owl Distillery, Park development

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 — Louisville Business First reported Monday that David Mandell, co-founder of Bardstown Bourbon Co., has been hired to oversee the development of the Kentucky Owl Distillery and Park, located on 420 acres at the former rock quarry at US62 and KY245. Stoli announced plans for […]

October 5th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News,State government | Read More »

Union president: Heaven Hill ended renewed contract negotiations Tuesday

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 — The president of the union that represents striking Heaven Hill employees told the WBRT listening audience Wednesday that late Tuesday night he was told that Heaven Hill was ending the negotiations it had started on Monday. Matt Aubrey, president of the United […]

September 29th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News | Read More »

Interim joint committees meeting in preparation of 2022 legislative session

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 — With the special session behind us, House and Senate members turned our attention back to preparing for the upcoming session. With just slightly more than a hundred days until we convene on January 4, this week’s committee meetings provided us with food for thought […]

September 18th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,Education,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

KHEAA tuition tip: What students need to know about student loan interest rates

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOEducation News Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 — If currently enrolled or college-bound Kentucky students are considering borrowing money for tuition, it pays for them to first do a little homework in regard to loan interest rates. The time students spend learning the basics about interest rates and annual percentage rates will […]

September 16th, 2021 | Posted in Business News,Community News,Education,News,State government | 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 »

Monday update: County clerk reports computer system is back up and running

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 — The statewide computer outage that affected the ability of Nelson County Clerk Jeanette Sidebottom’s office to conduct the usual transactions came to an end late Monday afternoon. According to an email from Sidebottom, the computers were back up and running by Monday afternoon. Customers […]

September 13th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Public Record,State government | Read More »

Heaven Hill employees vote to strike on eve of Kentucky Bourbon Festival

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 — On the eve of the state’s signature Bourbon event — the Kentucky Bourbon Festival — the employees of the family-owned Bardstown-based Heaven Hill Distillery have gone on strike. Early Saturday morning, a handful of striking employees were already on the picket line in front […]

September 12th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,News,Politics | Read More »

Fiscal court discusses future funding options for Nelson County Fire Dept.

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 — Meeting again via video teleconference Tuesday morning, Nelson Fiscal Court discussed the future funding needs of the Nelson County Fire Department. The department has a paid staff that mans the station during the day. The department depends largely on its 30-plus volunteers […]

September 7th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »