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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 »

City council takes first steps to sell off city’s cable TV, internet business

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — Tuesday night the Bardsdtown City Council approved a move that will lead to the sale of its cable TV and internet business known as Bardstown Connect. A press release from City Hall explained that the city’s public utilities require ongoing infrastructure upgrades and those […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Historic,Politics,Tech | 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 »

Fiscal Court discusses changes to inspection program, gets landfill update

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023 — Nelson County Judge-Executive Tim Hutchins and Nelson Fiscal Court honored two individuals at the beginning of Tuesday night’s meeting. Shanna Brussell, a supervisor at Nelson County 911 Dispatch, was honored for her service to the county and for being named the KENA-APCO […]

November 22nd, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Politics | Read More »

Parents should pay kids’ student loan and not rely on federal ‘loan forgiveness’

Dear Dave,  My wife and I are debt-free except for our mortgage and two Parent PLUS loans for our daughters’ college educations. One of the loans totals $18,078, and the other is for $41,500. Both girls want to pay them off using the new extended plan being offered, but I’m 59 1/2, and I’ve got […]

November 20th, 2023 | Posted in Business News,Education,News,Politics,Public Record | 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 »

Correction: Luxco public hearing on Botland warehouses moved to Dec. 11th

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023 — The public hearing regarding Luxco Inc.’s application to build distilled spirits warehouses on 180 acres its owns in the Botland community has been delayed until early December. The original public hearing was set for this Tuesday evening. However, due to the legal requirements for […]

November 19th, 2023 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics | 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 »