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Bardstown Baptist Church hosts Live Nativity scene this weekend, Dec. 15-17

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Bardstown Baptist Church will once again present its time-honored Christmas Live Nativity on the front lawn of the church from 6 to 8 p.m. on the evenings of Dec. 15-17, 2023. Members and live animals will be re-enacting the manger scene and the birth of the baby Jesus. Following […]

December 10th, 2023 | Posted in Community News,Entertainment,Historic,News,Religion News | 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 »

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 »

Groundbreaking marks official start of Mayor’s Park expansion project

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023 — The City of Bardstown held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday at the corner of North Third Street and Broadway to commemorate the start of the expansion on the Mayor’s Park. Under sunny skies and with shovels at the ready, local officials broke groundon the project […]

November 11th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Historic,News,Politics | Read More »

Students, faculty bring protest over school board actions to downtown Bardstown

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023 — Former Nelson County School Board member Damon Jackey was in downtown Bardstown Thursday morning participating in the student and faculty protest of the school board’s decision to eventually close Thomas Nelson High School and merge its students with Nelson County High School. […]

October 19th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Historic,News,Politics | Read More »

Houck enters not guilty plea, judge to review request to lower $10 million bond

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023 — With a crush of state and national media in attendance physically and electronically, the man charged with the murder of Crystal Rogers entered a not guilty plea Thursday afternoon via video teleconference in Nelson Circuit Court. Appearing from the Hardin County Detention […]

October 5th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Historic,Indictments,Jail Logs,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Record,Public Safety | Read More »

Stephen Foster Drama announces discount nights for select ‘Cinderella’ performances

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, July 8, 2023 — The Stephen Foster Drama Association has announced community discount nights for performances of their upcoming production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” at the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre in Bardstown. “Cinderella” will be presented at a discounted ticket price for residents of Washington, Marion, LaRue, […]

July 9th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Entertainment,Historic,News | Read More »

What’s the buzz? Workers uncover massive beehive in Old Courthouse ceiling

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 21, 2023 — While the Old Courthouse in the center of Bardstown has long been a hive of activity in the community, workers trying to repair plaster in the ceiling of the building’s stairwell found a hive of another kind — a bee hive. And […]

June 21st, 2023 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,County government,Historic,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Community gathers to remember the fallen at Memorial Day service

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, May 29, 2023 — Bardstown and Nelson County residents gathered around the gazebo at the Bardstown Cemetery to again remember those who served their country and made the ultimate sacrifice in observance of Memorial Day. Kenny Fogle again served as emcee of the observance, his 20th […]

May 29th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Historic,Holidays,News | Read More »

Local legion posts host Memorial Day observance 11 a.m. Monday morning

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, May 27, 2023 — The annual Memorial Day observance in the City of Bardstown will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, 2023, at the gazebo in the Bardstown Cemetery. The event is sponsored by the local American Legion Posts. Mayor Dick Heaton will welcome those in […]

May 27th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Community News,County government,Historic,News,State government | Read More »

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