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Video: Nelson County Schools Board of Education, April 21, 2015 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, April 25, 2015 — The Tuesday, April 21, 2015, regular monthly meeting of the Nelson County Schools Board of Education at Central Office on Wildcat Lane. Video courtesy of WBRT Radio and The Nelson County Gazette. -30-…

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Video: Bardstown Independent Schools Board of Education, April 21, 2015 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, April 25, 2015 — The Tuesday, April 21, 2015, regular monthly meeting of the Bardstown Independent Schools Board of Education at the district offices on North Fifth Street. Video courtesy of WBRT Radio and The Nelson County Gazette. -30-…

Apr 25 2015 / Read More »

Police investigate malicious false fire alarm at Bardstown High School »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, April 24, 2015, 8 p.m. — The Bardstown Fire Department and Bardstown Police Department were called Friday afternoon at about 12:17 p.m. to Bardstown High School, 400 North Fifth St., for an activated fire alarm. Firefighters investigated the alarm and determined a 16-year-old student maliciously activated a […]…

Apr 24 2015 / Read More »

Bardstown Police Dept. press conference following robbery suspect arrest »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, April 23, 2015, 8 p.m. — Bardstown Police Chief Rick McCubbin and Sgt. Tom Roby held a press conference Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Bardstown Police Department following the arrest of a suspect in the robbery of the Culpepper branch of Wilson & Muir Bank as […]…

Apr 23 2015 / Read More »

Local man charged in robbery of Wilson & Muir branch, two other banks »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, April 23, 2015, 5 p.m. — A Bardstown man was charged Thursday afternoon in the robbery of three Bardstown banks — the latest being Thursday morning’s robbery of the Wilson & Muir Bank on Culpepper Street near Wal-Mart. David W. Smith, 51, was charged […]…

Apr 23 2015 / Read More »

Bloomfield woman seriously injured in crash Tuesday near Melody Lake »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, April 22, 2015 — A Bloomfield woman suffered serious injuries Tuesday evening in a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV on Clarktown Road near the entrance to Melody Lake. Nelson County EMS, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and the New Hope Fire Department responded to the […]…

Apr 22 2015 / Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court, Tuesday, April 21, 2015 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, April 2, 2015 — The Tuesday, April 21, 2015, meeting of Nelson Fiscal Court at the Old Court House on Court Square in Bardstown. Video courtesy of WBRT Radio and The Nelson County Gazette. -30-…

Apr 22 2015 / Read More »

Stolen Yorkie found in Louisville, has now returned home to his owners »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 4 p.m. — Romeo, the Yorkie stolen last Thursday during a burglary of a home on Springfield Road, was recovered Wednesday after a Louisville resident located him and turned him over to Louisville Metro Animal Services. Romeo was found in good condition, but very […]…

Apr 22 2015 / Read More »

City schools set graduation date, review certified evaluation plan updates »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 1 p.m. — The Bardstown Independent Schools Board of Education announced Tuesday the Bardstown High School graduation date is Saturday, June 6. The graduation ceremony is set for 11 a.m. on Garnis Martin Field. In the event of inclement weather, the graduation […]…

Apr 22 2015 / Read More »

Board OKs contracts for ELC, TNHS projects hoping funds will be available »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 11 p.m. — The Nelson County Board of Education approved selection of the construction manager and architect for the $2.55 million Thomas Nelson High School Phase 3 project at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night. The board chose BCD Construction as construction […]…

Apr 21 2015 / Read More »

‘Unbridled Careers’ to enhance school district’s college, career readiness »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 9 p.m. — Students in the Nelson County District’s high schools and middle schools will soon be taking advantage of a new program that will allow students to explore their interests and possible career paths, and then can link them with professionals […]…

Apr 21 2015 / Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court honors Deputy A. J. Lewis for heroism in line of duty »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT RadioTuesday, March 21, 2015, 11 a.m. — Nelson Fiscal Court honored Nelson County deputy sheriff A. J. Lewis for his heroic efforts rescuing a New Haven woman from her smoke-filled apartment earlier this month. Watts introduced Lewis, who received a standing ovation from those in attendance. “Deputy […]…

Apr 21 2015 / Read More »
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Driver injured in single-vehicle pickup truck crash on Loretto Road »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, April 24, 2015, 9:45 p.m. — A 60-year-old man was injured Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident on Loretto Road past Heaven Hill. At 3:51 p.m., Nelson County EMS and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched for what initially was reported as a two-vehicle injury accident. […]

Apr 24 2015 / Read More »

Police called to investigate possible theft of concrete forms »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, April 24, 2015, 9 p.m. — The Bardstown Police were called to Douglas Concrete, 5000 Pennebaker Ave., Friday afternoon at about 2:30 for a report that some concrete wall forms had apparently been taken from the property. Officer Michael Medley took a report on the incident. -30-

Apr 24 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 20-21, 2015 »

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Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record. […]

Apr 22 2015 / Read More »

20-year-old woman injured Monday night in rear-end collision on US31E »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 2 a.m. — A 20-year-old woman suffered minor injuries Monday night in a rear-end collision on Louisville Road near its intersection with Plum Run Road. The accident was reported at about 9:25 p.m. while the Bardstown Fire Department was at that location for an […]

Apr 21 2015 / Read More »

Driver escapes injury after falling asleep, hitting parked cars Sunday »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, April 20, 2015, 8 p.m. — No one was injured early Sunday morning in a crash involving a Dodge Charger whose driver fell asleep in the 9000 block of Louisville Road. The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash involving the Charger, which ran off the […]

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

One injured in two-vehicle crash Monday morning on Boston Road »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, April 20, 2015, 11:30 a.m. — A Bardstown man suffered minor injuries Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Bellwood Road and Boston Road. Nelson County EMS, the Boston Fire Department and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to reported accident at 10:31 a.m. According […]

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — April 17-20, 2015 »

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Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record. […]

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 13-17, 2015 »

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Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record. […]

Apr 19 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 6-12, 2015 »

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Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record. […]

Apr 19 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — March 30-April 5, 2015 »

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Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record. […]

Apr 19 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–March 27-29, 2015 »

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Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record. […]

Apr 19 2015 / Read More »

Teen suffers minor injury in three-vehicle crash on W. Stephen Foster »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, April 19, 2015, 2 a.m. — One person suffered minor injuries Sunday morning in a three-vehicle crash on West Stephen Foster in front of Mammy’s Kitchen. Nelson County EMS, Bardstown Police and the Bardstown Fire Department were dispatched at 12:30 a.m. Sunday for a crash involving a […]

Apr 19 2015 / Read More »

Fog machine triggers fire alarm at My Old Kentucky Home State Park »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, April 19, 2015, 1:50 a.m. — The Bardstown Fire Department responded to an active fire alarm at 10 p.m. Saturday night at the visitor’s center at My Old Kentucky Home State Park, 501 East Stephen Foster. Firefighters investigated the active alarm and determined that a fog machine […]

Apr 19 2015 / Read More »

Woman injured after fall into fire pit early Saturday morning »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, April 18, 2015, 11 a.m. — A 36-year-old woman was injured early Saturday morning after she fell into an outdoor fire pit. Nelson County EMS was dispatched at 3:14 a.m. to respond for the report of the woman who suffered burns from a fall at a home […]

Apr 18 2015 / Read More »

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Obituary: Darell Vincent Cecil, 89, Balltown »

Darell Vincent Cecil, 89, of Balltown, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at his home. He was a Catholic by faith and attended St. Thomas Catholic Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Lytle and Elisabeth Mae “Bessie” Rogers…

Apr 23 2015 / Read More »
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Family, friends to gather Tuesday for Netherland anniversary balloon release »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, April 20, 2015, 10 p.m. — The family and friends of Kathy Hardin Netherland and her daughter, Samantha, will gather to observe the one year anniversary of their passing with a balloon release at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Parkway Baptist Church. The event will take…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »
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Nelson County Jail Logs–April 20-21, 2015 »

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record.…

Apr 22 2015 / Read More »
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Letter: Supports Daniel Grossberg for treasurer in Democratic Primary »

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To the editor, While the media may be solely focused on the Republican Gubernatorial race this campaign season, voters should be very…

Apr 9 2015 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Depedence on federal funding means loss of local control »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, April 9, 2015, 4 p.m. – We’ve come – or drifted – a…

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Letter: Carter Lasure was ‘one of Bethlehem High School’s finest’ »

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To the editor, It was sad news indeed to hear of Carter Lasure, one of Bethlehem High School’s finest, demise. He exemplified…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

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Bluegrass Beacon: Lessons from the high cost of high-speed failure »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, March 21, 2015, 4 p.m. – While some in the Lexington Fayette Urban…

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A mix of old & new technology improves severe weather safety »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, March 10, 2015 — National Weather Service Meteorologist Joe Sullivan’s message Monday…

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Bardstown Police: Craigslist sellers need to be alert for fake check scam »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:30 p.m. — The Bardstown Police Department are warning Craigslist users…

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Latest Nielsen ratings show WBRT leading other stations in listenership »

By NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, April 2, 2015 — The 2015 Nielsen ratings released March 30 show that WBRT is not only the most listened to…

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