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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Gov. Beshear marks grand opening of Heaven Hill’s new Bourbon Experience

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, June 14, 2021 — Gov. Andy Beshear was on hand Monday morning to celebrate the grand opening of the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience at the distillery’s location in Bardstown, and to present a proclamation declaring June 14th and National Bourbon Day in Kentucky. The expansion, renovation and renaming […]

June 14th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Education,News,State government | Read More »

61st 2021 Kiwanis Radio Auction set for Sunday, June 13th on WBRT AM/FM

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 11, 2021 — The 61sth Annual Kiwanis Radio Auction is 1 to 6 p.m. this Sunday, June 13, 2021, only on WBRT AM/FM, 1320 AM and 97.1 FM. Bidders can also tune in on the web at www.WBRTCountry.com. The auction this year is taking place at the Nelson County […]

June 12th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,Charitable Events,Community News,Entertainment,News,Tech | Read More »

Council resolution honors Bardstown’s role in upcoming National Bourbon Day

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 8, 2021 — In preparation for National Bourbon Day, the Bardstown City Council approved a proclamation at its council meeting Tuesday night. The proclamation recognizes that Kentucky is the birthplace of Bourbon and produces 95 percent of the world’s supply. With 11 unique distillery experiences […]

June 9th, 2021 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,City Government | Read More »

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