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Legislative update: Permanent mail-in renewal of drivers’ licenses now available

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 — As Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Transportation and Co-chair of the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation, I want to keep you up to date on the transition of driver’s licensing services from Circuit Clerk’s offices to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) regional offices. […]

October 9th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

America First Caucus town hall to feature candidates for Congress, 50th District

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 — The Nelson County American First Caucus is inviting the public to a town hall meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, at the Nelson County Public Library meeting room. The meeting will feature Christopher Henning, an Iowa native who served three combat tours in […]

September 27th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Parents tell board of their opposition to Bardstown City Schools’ masking mandate

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 — A group of parents attended Tuesday’s noon-time meeting of the Bardstown Board of Education to sound their opposition to the district’s policy to require the wearing of masks in the schools. The group of parents talked about the health issues of wearing […]

September 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Local GOP party official elected youth chairman on Kentucky’s 2nd district

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 — The vice chairman of the Republican Party of Nelson County was recently elected to serve as youth chairman for the state GOP’s 2nd Congressional District. On Sept. 11th, James Victery was elected to serve as youth chairman for the GOP’s 2nd Congressional District as […]

September 20th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | 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 »

Don Thrasher talks about judge executive race with WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 —  Former Nelson County GOP chairman Don Thrasher was the guest with WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, show to discuss his possible candidacy as a Republican candidate for Nelson County judge executive.  Running time: About 38 minutes. EDITOR’S NOTE. Thrasher […]

September 1st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Higdon: Court ruling creates opportunity for governor, legislature to cooperate

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 — Kentucky has remained in a perpetual state of emergency since March 6, 2020. From the onset of the global pandemic, the voice of the representative branch of state government, the Kentucky General Assembly, has not always been heard concerning the state response to COVID-19. […]

August 28th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Tim Hutchins talks about judge-executive race with WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 —  Bardstown businessman Tim Hutchins was the guest with WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show to discuss his possible candidacy as a Republican candidate for Nelson County judge executive. Running time: About 47 minutes, -30-

August 27th, 2021 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Video | Read More »

Hutchins to talk with ‘Bradford & Brooks’ Wednesday about possible run for judge

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021 — Bardstown business owner and former magistrate Tim Hutchins will be the studio guest Wednesday morning from 11 to noon on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. Hutchins is believed to be leaning toward filing as a Republican candidate in the race for Nelson County […]

August 17th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

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