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Court refuses to lower bail for man accused of stalking restaurant employee »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, 10 p.m. – Nelson Circuit Court Judge John David “Jack” Seay denied Friday a request to reduce the bail of a man indicted last month for allegedly stalking an employee of a local fast food restaurant. Johnny Dean Johnson was arrested Aug. 7 after a […]…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

Legislative Update: Good things happening in state’s 14th Senate district »

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By JIMMY HIGDON 14th District State Senator Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, 3:30 p.m. – This week I was happy to learn that Mother Catherine Spalding — a resident of Central Kentucky in the early 19th century — was honored with a statue in Louisville. Mother Spalding, was a nun, and co-founder of the Sisters of […]…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

Nelson Circuit Court Indictments — Sept. 17, 2014 »

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Editor’s Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 – The following people were indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. They are scheduled for arraignment Thursday, Oct. 2, […]…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

New Haven man indicted for series of lawn mower, utility trailer thefts »

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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 11:50 a.m. – A New Haven man was named in eight indictments handed down by a Nelson Circuit Court grand jury on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Russell D. Jeffires, 29, of New Haven, was indicted after a police investigation of a series of thefts of lawn mowing equipment and utility trailers that […]…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Councilman Joe Buckman withdraws as candidate for re-election »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 2:30 p.m. – Bardstown City Councilman Joe Buckman withdrew Monday as a candidate for re-election, according to Nelson County Clerk Elaine Filiatreau’s office. The move leaves 10 candidates seeking one of the six Bardstown City Council seats. Buckman’s notice of candidate withdrawal form (new […]…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

School board hikes per-pupil funding for school instructional materials »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 11:45 p.m. – The site-based council at each of the county’s school will have more money for instructional materials after the Nelson County Board of Education voted to restore part of the Section 6 funding it had to cut last year. The […]…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

Indiana couple arrested Tuesday after alleged Murphy Oil gas drive-off »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 3:25 p.m. – Two Indiana residents were arrested Tuesday morning following a complaint from Murphy USA that a customer drove away without paying the gas they pumped. Bardstown Police received a call at 6:14 Tuesday morning from the Murphy USA located at the Bardstown […]…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court OKs subdivision speed humps, accepts state road funds »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 1 p.m. – Nelson County subdivisions may now consider installing speed humps after the adoption of a set of guidelines at Tuesday’s Nelson Fiscal Court meeting. Subdivisions with active homeowner’s associations can petition the county for speed humps to reduce vehicle speeds […]…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Downtown business owners ask sign committee to leave ‘Open’ signs alone »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 11:32 p.m. – An invitation for public input on the city’s sign ordinance filled the city council chambers to overflowing Wednesday afternoon, leaving many attendees standing and listening from the hallway. More than 60 people came to offer their opinions about the […]…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More »

Sheckles breaks city council’s 3-3 tie vote on sign ordinance revisions »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, 11:55 p.m. – Changes to the city’s sign ordinance led to more than half an hour of debate and discussion before a split city council vote required Mayor Bill Sheckles to break the tie. The second reading on changes to the city […]…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More »

Council holds line on taxes, OKs ‘Watch TV Everywhere’ initiative »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, 11 a.m. – Bardstown Cable TV subscribers will soon be able to take their favorite shows and networks with them on the go after the Bardstown City Council authorized Mayor Bill Sheckles to enter an agreement with Watch TV Everywhere (WTVE). Before […]…

Sep 9 2014 / Read More »

Oregon police still searching for local men whose car was found abandoned »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – A Bardstown man and his adult son remain missing after their car was found abandoned near Mount Hood, Oregon last Friday. A silver 2012 four-door Kia Rio belonging to John Kevin Wood, 59, was found on Highway 35 south of Mount […]…

Sep 9 2014 / Read More »
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Bardstown Police, EMS respond to report of overdose on Scenic Drive »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 9:50 a.m. – Bardstown Police and Nelson County EMS responded Monday morning to a reported overdose on prescription medicine. EMS and police were dispatched at 9:05 a.m. to the 100 block of Scenic Drive in Bardstown. EMS transported a 43-year-old woman to Flaget Memorial […]

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Man severely injured after 25-foot fall inside Chaplin tobacco barn »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, 7:40 p.m. – A Hispanic man in his early 20s was injured Sunday evening when he fell approximately 25 feet inside a tobacco barn. According to witnesses, the man hit two tiers as he fell. Nelson County EMS responded to the 8000 block of […]

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »

One arrested after Sunday morning fight outside Old Talbott Tavern »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Sept. 22, 2014, 3:15 p.m. – A fight outside the Old Talbott Tavern Sunday morning about 1:08 a.m. led Bardstown Police to request the assistance of the joint city-county flex team to help disperse the crowd. Police on the scene for about 15 minutes while the crowd […]

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »

Four-year-old boy injured in Sunday afternoon 4-wheeler accident »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Sept. 22, 2014, 2:45 p.m. – Nelson County EMS was called Sunday afternoon to the 100 block of Abbey Ridge Road for a 4-year-old boy injured in a four-wheeler accident. EMS responded to the call at 2:52 p.m. After assessing the boy’s injuries, EMS transported him non-emergency […]

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »

City police, flex team respond for fight during bourbon festival »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Sept. 22, 2014, 2:45 p.m. – Bardstown Police were dispatch to the Kentucky Bourbon Festival booths near the city recreation center at 11:33 Saturday night. City officers and the joint city-county flex team officers arrived and dispersed the crowd. There were no arrests. -30-

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »

Firefighters called for electrical fire in KBF tent area at Spalding Hall »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 12:20 p.m. – An electrical fire Friday night in one of the temporary electric service boxes temporarily darkened most of the Kentucky Bourbon Festival booths on the lawn at Spalding Hall. The Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched at 8:47 p.m. to the Spalding Hall […]

Sep 20 2014 / Read More »

Intoxicated man arrested after passing out in West Flaget yard »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 11:45 a.m. — Bardstown Police were called Friday night about 7:36 p.m. to the 200 block West Flaget Avenue for a report of an intoxicated man sitting under a tree in a front yard. Police office located the unconscious intoxicated man near the corner […]

Sep 20 2014 / Read More »

Driver arrested after fender-bender becomes hit-and-run accident »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 11 a.m. – The driver of a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am registered to an owner in Frankfort was arrested Friday afternoon after he was involved in an accident on the Bluegrass Parkway and fled the scene. Bardstown Police were called to a reported non-injury […]

Sep 20 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Sept. 17-19, 2014 »

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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. […]

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Sept. 15-17, 2014 »

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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. […]

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

Police respond for report of naked woman outside apartment complex »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 1 a.m. – Nelson County sheriff’s deputies responded Monday night to a report of a naked female walking around the area outside Slate Run Apartments, 1200 Bloomfield Road. Police were dispatched to the area at 10:32 p.m. They were unable to locate the woman in […]

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Teenager taken to hospital after apparent prescription overdose »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 12:50 a.m. – Nelson County EMS and police were dispatched to the Methodist church campus in the area of the 5000 block of Louisville Road Monday night about 10 p.m. for a report of a 14-year-old male teen who had possibly taken as many […]

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

EMS, police called to Gap Knob Rd. for single-vehicle crash »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 12:40 a.m. – Police and Nelson County EMS were called Monday night about 10 p.m. to the 3000 block of Gap Knob Road for a report of a woman involved in a single-vehicle crash. The woman apparently took the vehicle without the owner’s permission. […]

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Sept. 12-14, 2014 »

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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. […]

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

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Obituary: Wilburn Tessie ‘Jockie’ Boley Jr., 69, New Haven »

Wilburn Tessie “Jockie” Boley Jr., 69, of New Haven, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at his home. He was born Jan. 19, 1945, in Louisville. He was the son of the late Wilburn Tessie Boley Sr. and Sophie Christine Baker Boley. He retired as a truck driver for Winn-Dixie after 40 years of service. He…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »
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Feeding American food distribution is set for Wednesday at fairgrounds »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, 11 a.m. – The Feeding America food distribution will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 at the Nelson County Fairgrounds. The Feeding America food distribution program is for anyone low-income and in need. Please bring proof of residence, the…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
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Dave Says: Cash-only system can help reign in household budget »

Dear Dave, My husband and I have been living on a budget for a few months, and for some reason there seems to be leaks in our budget. It’s just a few dollars here and there, but added together it makes a huge dent. Can you give us some advice? Joy Dear Joy, This kind…

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Feeding American food distribution is set for Wednesday at fairgrounds »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, 11 a.m. – The Feeding America food distribution will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 at the Nelson County Fairgrounds. The Feeding America food distribution program is for anyone low-income and in need. Please bring proof of residence, the […]…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
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Court refuses to lower bail for man accused of stalking restaurant employee »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, 10 p.m. – Nelson Circuit Court Judge John David “Jack” Seay denied Friday a request to reduce the bail of a man indicted last month for allegedly stalking an employee of a local fast food restaurant. Johnny Dean Johnson was arrested Aug. 7 after a…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
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Dave Says: Cash-only system can help reign in household budget »

Dear Dave, My husband and I have been living on a budget for a few months, and for some reason there seems to be leaks in our budget. It’s just…

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Bluegrass Beacon: EPA represents a ‘real and present danger’ to Kentucky »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, 11 a.m. – Calling the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed new…

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Letter: GOP wants to close post offices, keep rural people uninformed »

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To the editor, The GOP wants to shut down our post offices. Many rural Kentucky citizens depend on their post office for…

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Bluegrass Beacon: Kentucky needs a new economic development story »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, 9 p.m. – Jamestown now stands face-to-face with the impact…

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Nelson ATC students earn 2nd-place finish at state robotics competition »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 – A team of students from the Nelson County Area Technical Center…

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Gazette implements eco-friendly print method that puts user in control »

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STAFF REPORT Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, 8:30 p.m. – Nelson County Gazette readers who opt to print the Gazette’s stories will now…

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Scam alert: Don’t fall for telephone call from ‘Windows’ service technicians »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, 11:30 a.m. — If you receive a phone call regarding viruses, errors…

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Gazette Tech: Software makes it easy to upgrade your PC’s hard drive »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Friday, Nov. 21, 2013 – One of the truths of computer technology is that “state-of-the-art” is only a brief moment in time. Today’s latest-and-greatest…

Nov 22 2013 / Read More »

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