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Jim’s Spotters Guide to the Whiskey City Cruisers’ monthly cruise event

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT radio Friday, April 22, 2022 — For people unfamiliar with the classic car cruises, the sights of row after row of gorgeously painted and chromed cars and trucks can be a little overwhelming. So here’s a Car Cruise Spotters Guide that might help you know the type of […]

April 22nd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Entertainment,Historic,News | Read More »

Local veteran offers details of proposed downtown Bardstown veterans park

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOZSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 — Bardstown businessman and veteran Jerry Janes was our studio guest on today’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show on WBRT. Janes provided details of a proposed veterans park that he and a non-profit group of supporters would like to see built in downtown Bardstown. The […]

January 26th, 2022 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Education,Historic,News,Video | Read More »

City council approves financial settlement regarding damages in historic zoning suit

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 — Following an executive session regarding litigation at its meeting Tuesday night, the Bardstown City Council approved a settlement of $87,500 between the city, its Historic Review Board, and PIMIMA, a limited liability company owned by Bardstown businessman Bill Conway and his wife, […]

December 16th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Historic,News | Read More »

Committee votes 15-3 to recommend Community Campus district facilities plan

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 — The Nelson County Schools’ Local Planning Committee voted Wednesday night to accept the Community Campus model as its recommendation for the school district’s District Facilities Plan (DFP). The committee’s 15-to-3 vote in favor of the Community Campus model — if approved by […]

November 18th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Historic,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

John Fitch Chapter DAR hosts elementary school children at Log School House

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 — On Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, the members of the John Fitch Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution hosted the kindergarten and first-grade classes of Foster Heights Elementary School at the Log School House on South Fourth Street in Bardstown. The children heard first-hand […]

October 27th, 2021 | Posted in Community News,Historic,News | Read More »

FBI searching Howard Street properties with cadaver dogs in Crystal Rogers case

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, 9:20 a.m. — The FBI is actively searching three locations in the area of North and South Howard Street in the Woodlawn Springs subdivision as part of the ongoing Crystal Rogers investigation. An FBI spokesman said their crews arrived at about 7:30 Tuesday […]

August 24th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Historic,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | 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 »

2021 Cocanougher-Connour reunion set for July 25 at Perryville American Legion Hall

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOReunion News Monday, July 5, 2021 — The Cocanougher- Connour Reunion will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 25, 2021, at The Perryville American Legion Hall, with a potluck lunch at about 12:45 p.m. The Cocanougher Reunion has been held annually since 1976 and other years before […]

July 5th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Historic,News | Read More »

COVID-19 pandemic gives new reason to celebrate freedom this Fourth of July

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, June 25, 2021 — Since the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, the Fourth of July has been observed as a day for Americans to stand in unity and recognition of our nation’s founding. On this day, 245 years ago, exemplary visionaries dared to create a unique […]

June 25th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Historic,Holidays,News,Opinion,State government | Read More »

Full day of events set for this Saturday’s Fairfield Homecoming

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, June 24, 2021 — You won’t want to miss the 2021 Fairfield Homecoming all day Saturday, June 26, 2021, at various locations in Fairfield. The Fairfield Cemetery Committee will be cooking with all sales proceeds going for maintenance and restoration of the Fairfield Cemetery. Additional homecoming attractions include: […]

June 24th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,Entertainment,Historic | Read More »