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Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 »

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Travis James Peterson, 31, contempt of court. Aaron Keith Smith, 61, contempt of court; probation violation (for misdemeanor offense) Bond set at $650. Bobby Joe Barnes Jr. 39, contempt of court. William Sherlie Page Jr., 28, probation violation […]…

Jan 16 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 »

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Frances Alene Hagy-Smith, 33, contempt of court. Alex Michael Raymer, 28, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, shoplifting under $500. Charles Wilford Blaine, 36, contempt of court (2 counts). Raymond Willis Jefferies, 34, probation violation (for felony offense). […]…

Jan 16 2020 / Read More »

Reed responds to Democratic party’s vow to remove him as state rep. candidate »

To the editor, I am going to fight this waste of taxpayer money the way I will fight for the average blue collar worker if I am sent to Frankfort. The elitist in the local executive committee don’t understand a working man just paid $200 for a filing fee, which took 12 hours of work […]…

Jan 15 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 »

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Zachery Levi Perkins, 30, criminal trespassing, first-degree. Lesley Brooke McKay, 41, non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. James Kenneth Allen, 43, contempt of court. Tamara Nichole White, 36, forgery, first-degree (2 counts); crminal possession of a forged […]…

Jan 14 2020 / Read More »

City council OKs purchase of vacant lot next to Mayor’s Park on North Third St. »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 — The Bardstown City Council voted Tuesday night to purchase of the empty lot at 304 North Third St., the lot adjacent to the Mayor’s Park on northwest corner of North Third and West Broadway. Mayor Dick Heaton said the city’s plan for […]…

Jan 14 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Jan. 13-14, 2020 »

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Aaron Craig Bradley, 34, flagrant non-support. Douglas F. Peake, 48, contempt of court. Chris Allen Wiggington, 42, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting under $500; fleeing or evading police, second-degree (on foot); resisting arrest; violation of a Kentucky protective […]…

Jan 14 2020 / Read More »

2A supporters plan justice center rally to demand ‘Sanctuary County’ resolution »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 (Corrects location of rally to Nelson Justice Center)— Second Amendment activists have announced a rally to demand Nelson Fiscal Court agree to vote on a resolution that would designate the county a “Second Amendment Sanctuary County.” The rally is set for 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. […]…

Jan 14 2020 / Read More »

Democrats plan court challenge of Reed’s candidacy as a Democrat for state rep. »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 — The executive committee of the Nelson County Democratic party plans to go to court in an attempt to remove former-Republican-turned-Democrat David Reed from the party’s ballot in his bid to become the Democratic nominee for 50th District state representative. The move comes after the […]…

Jan 13 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 »

Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Earl Ramahn Mason, 38, contempt of court (2 counts). Ronald Patrick Riggs, 35, contempt of court; failure to appear (2 counts). Stephan Douglas Lanham, 50, non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. Alexis Katelyn Young, 20, contempt of […]…

Jan 12 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Jan. 11-12, 2020 »

Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. James Edward Redmon, 37, failure to appear (2 counts). Jaylin Marquise Conner, 25, trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 counces). Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 Logan Keith Culver, 28, reckless driving; possession of an open alcohol beverage container in […]…

Jan 12 2020 / Read More »

Saturday night storm brings high winds, downed trees, across Nelson County »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 — The strong winds that accompanied a line of thunderstorms that passed through Nelson County Saturday night downed a number of trees and tree limbs around the county. The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of trees down blocking roadways, including: — the 2700 […]…

Jan 11 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Jan. 10-11, 2020 »

Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Jordan Isabella Jones, 18, probation violation (for technical violation). Jessica Lynn Stoll, 19, contempt of court. Dorothy Carmen Wampler, 27, failure to appear. Robert Victory, 46, violation of a Kentucky protective order. Samuel Gerald Bartley, 37, contempt of […]…

Jan 11 2020 / Read More »

Thrasher files, will face incumbent state Rep. Chad McCoy in May GOP primary »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 — As announced yesterday, Don Thrasher, the chairman of the Nelson County Republican party, filed to be a candidate for the Republican nomination for 50th District state representative. Thrasher and Philip Bischoff Jr were in Frankfort Friday — Bischoff withdrew as a candidate for state […]…

Jan 10 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 »

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Ron Thomas Mayberry, 52, failure to appear. Rocky Lee Breedlove, 56, contempt of court. Tyler Jordan Monin, 28, parole violation (for felony offense). Jessica Anne Honea, 32, contempt of court. Robert Nolin Goodlett, 19, contempt of court. Patricia […]…

Jan 10 2020 / Read More »

Bischoff withdraws; supports Thrasher in 50th District Republican state rep. primary »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 — Nelsonville Road resident Philip Bischoff Jr. announced Thursday that he will withdraw as a candidate seeking the Republican nomination for the 50th District state representative seat. In a press release distributed by the Republican party, Bischoff said he will support Don Thrasher as […]…

Jan 9 2020 / Read More »
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Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 »

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Travis James Peterson, 31, contempt of court. Aaron Keith Smith, 61, contempt of court; probation violation (for misdemeanor offense) Bond set at $650. Bobby Joe Barnes Jr. 39, contempt of court. William Sherlie Page Jr., 28, probation violation […]

Jan 16 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 »

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Frances Alene Hagy-Smith, 33, contempt of court. Alex Michael Raymer, 28, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, shoplifting under $500. Charles Wilford Blaine, 36, contempt of court (2 counts). Raymond Willis Jefferies, 34, probation violation (for felony offense). […]

Jan 16 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 »

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Zachery Levi Perkins, 30, criminal trespassing, first-degree. Lesley Brooke McKay, 41, non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. James Kenneth Allen, 43, contempt of court. Tamara Nichole White, 36, forgery, first-degree (2 counts); crminal possession of a forged […]

Jan 14 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Jan. 13-14, 2020 »

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Aaron Craig Bradley, 34, flagrant non-support. Douglas F. Peake, 48, contempt of court. Chris Allen Wiggington, 42, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting under $500; fleeing or evading police, second-degree (on foot); resisting arrest; violation of a Kentucky protective […]

Jan 14 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 »

Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Earl Ramahn Mason, 38, contempt of court (2 counts). Ronald Patrick Riggs, 35, contempt of court; failure to appear (2 counts). Stephan Douglas Lanham, 50, non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. Alexis Katelyn Young, 20, contempt of […]

Jan 12 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Jan. 11-12, 2020 »

Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. James Edward Redmon, 37, failure to appear (2 counts). Jaylin Marquise Conner, 25, trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 counces). Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 Logan Keith Culver, 28, reckless driving; possession of an open alcohol beverage container in […]

Jan 12 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Jan. 10-11, 2020 »

Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Jordan Isabella Jones, 18, probation violation (for technical violation). Jessica Lynn Stoll, 19, contempt of court. Dorothy Carmen Wampler, 27, failure to appear. Robert Victory, 46, violation of a Kentucky protective order. Samuel Gerald Bartley, 37, contempt of […]

Jan 11 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 »

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Ron Thomas Mayberry, 52, failure to appear. Rocky Lee Breedlove, 56, contempt of court. Tyler Jordan Monin, 28, parole violation (for felony offense). Jessica Anne Honea, 32, contempt of court. Robert Nolin Goodlett, 19, contempt of court. Patricia […]

Jan 10 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 »

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Jorden Scott Clenny, 28, contempt of court. Stephanie Rose Rogers, 38, contempt of court. Michael Keith Prather, 50, flagrant non-support (3 counts); parole violation (for felony offense). Heather Renee Cronen, 33, contempt of court. William Lonnie Barnes, 38, […]

Jan 9 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 »

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Christopher Brad Culver, 43, contempt of court. Westley Adam Mathis, 38, contempt of court. Austin Allen Keating, 27, probation violation (for technical violation). Ashley R. Hornback, 36, flagrant non-support. James Garland Green, 44, possession of a handgun by […]

Jan 8 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Jan. 6-7, 2020 »

Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Dennis Wayne Kliessendorff, 44, probation violation (for felony offense); failure to appear; non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. Gerald Anthony Nelson Jr, 30, failure to appear; probation violation (for felony offense). James Michael Rust, 41, failure to […]

Jan 7 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs –Jan. 5-6, 2020 »

Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. James Russell Stuart, 62, failure to appear; contempt of court. Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 Jeffrey Scott Martin, 41, menacing; criminal trespassing, secod-degree; possession of marijuana. -30-

Jan 6 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 »

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Elizabeth A. Ramos, 48, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.; no insurance card; improper signal; no seat belts. Joseph Paul Linton, 68, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. Sherry Lynn Hack, 62, […]

Jan 4 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 »

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. John Taurice Poynter, 38, rape, first-degree; failure to appear; unlawful imprisonment, first-degree. Del Patrick Creason, 50, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, shoplifting under $500; theft by unlawful taking or disposition, parts from vehicle, $500 or more but […]

Jan 3 2020 / Read More »

Video

  • Video: Jan. 7, 2020 Fiscal Court discussion on Second Amendment resolution

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  • Video: President Trump’s comments at rally at Lexington’s Rupp Arena

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  • Video: Oct. 15, 2019 — Nelson County Fiscal Court regular meeting

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  • Video: Oct. 15, 2019 NC Board of Education regular meeting

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  • Bradford & Brooks Video: Oct. 9, 2019, Heather French Henry interview

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  • Video: Nelson County Schools Board of Education regular meeting

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  • Video: Sept. 17, 2019 Bardstown City Schools Board of Education meeting

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  • Video: Sept. 17, 2019 Nelson Fiscal Court regular meeting

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  • Video: Sept. 10, 2019 Bardstown City Council meeting

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  • Video: Bradford & Brooks interview w/Sheri Donahue, state auditor candidate

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  • Video: Aug 20, 2019 Nelson Fiscal Court regular meeting

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  • Video: Aug. 20, 2019 Nelson Fiscal Court – Don Thrasher and Eric Shelburne

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  • Bradford & Brooks Video: Aug. 14, 2019 – Mike Caperton, court of appeals candidate

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  • Video: Aug. 1, 2019 NC Board of Education working session

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Obituary: Jason Prebble Schepker, 44, Bardstown »

Jason Prebble Schepker, 44, of Bardstown, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Jewish Hospital. He was born June 1, 1975, in Louisville. He worked as a technical writer for Resideo in Louisville for 18 years. He was a member of The Peoples Church, and a computer whiz. He graduated from ITT Tech with an Associate’s…

Jan 16 2020 / Read More »

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Reed responds to Democratic party’s vow to remove him as state rep. candidate »

To the editor, I am going to fight this waste of taxpayer money the way I will fight for the average blue collar worker if I am sent to Frankfort.…

Jan 15 2020 / Read More »

Rep. Chad McCoy’s questionnaire seeking local input on 2020 legislative issues »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 — Below is my 2020 Legislative Questionnaire, which I hope you will…

Dec 27 2019 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Governing by executive order – will lawmakers respond? »

By JIM WATERSPresident, Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 — Put well-deserved coal in new but visionless Gov.…

Dec 22 2019 / Read More »

Legislative Update: Volunteering this Christmas season is the best gift of all »

By JIMMY HIGDON 14th District State Senator Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 –– It is hard to believe 2020 is nearly upon us.…

Dec 16 2019 / Read More »

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Review: Behringer HPX2000 headphones offer excellent quality for under $20 »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 — Those of you who know me are already…

Nov 16 2019 / Read More »

‘Hacked’ email message displayed for a short time to Gazette readership »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 16, 2019 — The text of a common email scam was inadvertently posted on…

Jul 16 2019 / Read More »

District’s quick action prevents financial loss after successful ‘phishing’ attempt »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — The Bardstown City Schools were the victim of a…

Apr 16 2019 / Read More »

American Legion Post 42 amateur radio club to meet Monday, Jan. 13th »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOCommunity News Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 — The Nelson County American Legion Post 42 Radio Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at…

Jan 1 2020 / Read More »

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