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Two charged in connection with shooting, beating of New Haven man »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, June 24, 2016, 11 a.m. — Two people have been arrested in connection with an investigation of a man who walked into the Deatsville Dollar General store who had been beaten and shot. William Brandon Hall 38, and his girlfriend, Kathy R. Brown, 39, were arrested following an […]…

Jun 24 2016 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Unions’ wage-hike hypocrisy reaches dizzying heights »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, June 23, 2016, 3:30 p.m. — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton backs a federal minimum-wage hike from the current $7.25 per hour to $12 per hour and praised the New York City Wage Board’s decision that fast-food workers should make $15 an hour. This […]…

Jun 23 2016 / Read More »

Portions of both city parking lots closed Friday, Saturday for sealing, striping »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, June 23, 2016, 3:40 p.m. — For those who plan to visit downtown Friday, June 24, or Saturday, June 25, be aware that portions of the city’s two parking lots downtown will be closed both days for sealing and striping. According to a media release from Bardstown […]…

Jun 23 2016 / Read More »

Higdon voices concern over proposal to use 70-year-old pipeline for NGLs »

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By JIMMY HIGDON 14th District State Senator SEN. JIMMY HIGDON Thursday, June 23, 2016, 3 p.m. — As many of you know, there has been a highly debated proposal to convert a natural gas pipeline that runs through Marion County and five of Kentucky’s six congressional districts into a natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline. An article […]…

Jun 23 2016 / Read More »

Dave says: Completing the Baby Steps and looking ahead at retirement »

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Dear Dave, I make $38,000 a year working in the trade show industry, and I’m about to start Baby Step 3. It took 14 months to pay off $8,000 in debt for Baby Step 2, so I’m wondering how long it should take to save up my three to six months of expenses. I’ve also […]…

Jun 23 2016 / Read More »

Nelson County Food Service Inspections, April 2016-June 2016 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT June 22, 2016 — EDITOR’S NOTE: The food service inspection data shown was obtained from the Lincoln Trail Health Department. The scores listed may not reflect the latest inspection data. The results will be updated as they become available from the Lincoln Trail Health Department. Attention mobile users: […]…

Jun 22 2016 / Read More »

Executive director gives board a reports on education foundation’s progress »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 11:55 p.m. — The Nelson County Board of Education was pleased Tuesday with its progress report on the Nelson County Schools Community Support Foundation from its director, Dorothy White. A new logo and a tagline (“A Foundation Building Futures”) are ready to […]…

Jun 22 2016 / Read More »

Sheriff’s office investigating man found shot at Deatsville Dollar General store »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7 p.m. — A New Haven man was injured Tuesday morning after he was apparently beaten and shot in the face sometime before 8 a.m. at the Dollar General Store in Deatsville, 6668 New Shepherdsville Road. Store employees called 911 after Michael P. Young, […]…

Jun 21 2016 / Read More »

City school employees will see no pay raises in FY 2016-17 budget »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 6:45 p.m. — The teachers and staff of the Bardstown Independent School district will get no additional raises in the 2016-17 fiscal year. Superintendent Brent Holsclaw told the board that given the district’s budget constraints, he could not recommend giving raises this next […]…

Jun 21 2016 / Read More »

Fiscal Court approves 2 percent pay increase for county employees »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7 p.m. — County employees will see a 2 percent across the board pay increase for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016. Nelson Fiscal Court approved the pay increase Tuesday morning at its regular meeting. The court also approved a new […]…

Jun 21 2016 / Read More »

New Haven site-based council OKs Payton as the school’s new principal »

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Education News Monday, June 20, 2016, 10 p.m. — Kevin Payton, the assistant principal at New Haven School, was named the school’s new principal by the school’s site-based decision making council Monday evening. Superintendent Anthony Orr praised Payton’s records of leadership at the school. “The enthusiasm from the parents, staff, and school community for Mr. […]…

Jun 20 2016 / Read More »

City issues boil water advisory for areas in the Boston area »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT June 20, 2016, 4 p.m. — A water main break Sunday has prompted the City of Bardstown to issue a “boil water advisory” for its customers who live on Shady Lane, Keith Knob and Petersburg roads in the Boston area. Customers may experience low or intermittent water pressure, […]…

Jun 20 2016 / Read More »
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Police, fire, EMS called to New Haven home for reported suicide attempt »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 9 a.m. — Police, New Haven Fire and Nelson County EMS responded Tuesday afternoon to  a New Haven home for a suicide attempt by a pre-teen. First-responders were dispatched at 3:43 p.m. The youth was located by first-responders and transported to the New Haven […]

Jun 22 2016 / Read More »

Overturned semi cattle hauler overturns, blocks Boston Road Tuesday »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 9 a.m. — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and Nelson County EMS responded to the area of Boston Road and Bellwood Road for an overturned fully loaded semi tractor-trailer rig hauling 78 head of cattle. First responders were dispatched to the area at about […]

Jun 22 2016 / Read More »

EMS, police respond for drug overdose reported at local food mart »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, June 18, 2016, 11 p.m. — Nelson County EMS, the Bardstown Fire Department and Bardstown Police were called to the Five Star Food Mart at the intersection of Chambers Boulevard and West John Rowan for a male subject who was unresponsive due to a possible drug overdose. […]

Jun 19 2016 / Read More »

EMS, police respond Saturday for rear-end crash on Cathedral Manor »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, June 18, 2016, 8 p.m. — Bardstown Police were called Saturday afternoon at about 4:40 p.m. to the intersection of Pioneer Pass and New Haven Road to put down an injured deer that had been struck by a vehicle. While officers were dealing with the injured deer, […]

Jun 18 2016 / Read More »

City firefighters called Wednesday night for West Muir Avenue vehicle fire »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, June 16, 2016, 12:25 a.m. — The Bardstown Fire Department responded late Wednesday night for a vehicle on fire on West Muir Avenue behind the Nelson County Public Library. Firefighters were dispatched for a pickup truck on fire in the area at 11:29 p.m. The truck was […]

Jun 16 2016 / Read More »

EMS, fire and police respond after teenager found unresponsive »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 7 p.m. — Nelson County EMS, the Bardstown Fire Department and Bardstown Police responded last Tuesday night after a 17-year-old girl was found unresponsive in a residence on North Camp Drive. First-responders were dispatched to the area at about 11:55 p.m. Tuesday. EMS transported […]

Jun 15 2016 / Read More »

Rolling Fork Fire responds to report of hay bales on fire on Icetown Rd. »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, June 13, 2016, 1:20 a.m. — The Rolling Fork Fire Department responded to an address in the 1100 block of Icetown Road for a report of hay bales on fire in the driveway. Firefighters were dispatched at about 6 p.m. for the fire, which was not endangering […]

Jun 13 2016 / Read More »

Icetown Road shut down due to utility lines down on roadway »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, June 13, 2016, 1 a.m. — The Rolling Fork Fire Department responded Sunday evening for a report of utility lines down across Icetown Road. Firefighters were dispatched at about 6:45 p.m. to the 1300 block of Icetown Road. According to witnesses, a vehicle apparently struck a utility […]

Jun 13 2016 / Read More »

EMS, fire, police respond after man found unresponsive at his residence »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT June 11, 2016, 2:20 a.m. — Bardstown Fire, Bardstown Police and Nelson County EMS were dispatched Friday evening at about 9:15 to a residence on Camptown Road after a male resident was found unconscious and not breathing as a result of a possible heroin overdose. First-responders revived the […]

Jun 11 2016 / Read More »

Nelson Co. EMS responds after man found unresponsive, not breathing »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, June 10, 2016, 12:07 a.m. — Nelson County EMS was dispatched at about 9:06 p.m. Thursday to a home on Plum Run Road after a man in his 20s was found unresponsive and not breathing following an apparent heroin overdose. EMS revived the victim and he was […]

Jun 10 2016 / Read More »

Officers chase down driver going west in BG Parkway’s eastbound lanes »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, June 10, 2016, 2 a.m.(UPDATED 11 a.m.) — A passenger car traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of the Bluegrass Parkway prompted a response by Bardstown Police officers and Nelson County deputies early Thursday night as officers worked to catch the vehicle and get it stopped. At 11:38 p.m. […]

Jun 10 2016 / Read More »

County firefighters respond for odor investigation Thursday morning »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, June 9, 2016, 2 a.m. — The Nelson County Fire Department was called to a home on Hilton Lane off Stringtown Road for an odor investigation early Thursday morning. Firefighters were dispatched at 12:24 a.m. after a resident of a home in the area reported a burnt […]

Jun 9 2016 / Read More »

City fire, police respond after truck hits Valley View Drive utility pole »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, June 9, 2016, 1 a.m. — The Bardstown Fire Department and Bardstown Police responded Wednesday evening for a report of a semi that struck a utility pole, knocking wires down on top of the semi. First-responders were dispatch to the 100 block of Valley View Drive at […]

Jun 9 2016 / Read More »

EMS, city fire respond for 2-vehicle accident Wednesday near NCHS »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, June 9, 2016, 1 a.m. – Nelson County EMS and the Bardstown Fire Department responded for an injury accident Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Bloomfield Road and Woodlawn Road by Nelson County High School. First-responders were dispatched at 5:39 p.m. for an accident with one person […]

Jun 9 2016 / Read More »

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Obituary: Joseph Leslie ‘Junior’ Bartley Jr., 76 »

Joseph Leslie “Junior” Bartley Jr., 76, died Friday June 24, 2016, at his residence. He was born Feb. 17, 1940, in Nelson County. He was a retired construction worker and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Lori Ann Bartley Keeling; his parents, Joseph Leslie Bartley Sr.…

Jun 25 2016 / Read More »
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Feeding American food distribution set for Wednesday at the fairgrounds »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, June 20, 2016, 11 p.m. – The Feeding America food distribution will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at the Nelson County Fairgrounds. The Feeding America food distribution program is for anyone who is low-income and in need. Individuals should bring with them proof of their…

Jun 20 2016 / Read More »
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Bluegrass Beacon: Unions’ wage-hike hypocrisy reaches dizzying heights »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, June 23, 2016, 3:30 p.m. — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton backs a federal minimum-wage hike from the current $7.25 per hour to $12 per hour and praised the New York City Wage Board’s decision that fast-food workers should make $15 an hour. This…

Jun 23 2016 / Read More »
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Nelson County Food Service Inspections, April 2016-June 2016 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT June 22, 2016 — EDITOR’S NOTE: The food service inspection data shown was obtained from the Lincoln Trail Health Department. The scores listed may not reflect the latest inspection data. The results will be updated as they become available from the Lincoln Trail Health Department. Attention mobile users: […]…

Jun 22 2016 / Read More »
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Nelson Circuit Court Indictments — June 15, 2016 »

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. Saturday, June 18, 2016 – The following people were indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. They are scheduled for arraignment Thursday, July 7,…

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Bluegrass Beacon: Unions’ wage-hike hypocrisy reaches dizzying heights »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, June 23, 2016, 3:30 p.m. — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton backs a federal minimum-wage hike from the current…

Jun 23 2016 / Read More »

Higdon voices concern over proposal to use 70-year-old pipeline for NGLs »

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By JIMMY HIGDON 14th District State Senator SEN. JIMMY HIGDON Thursday, June 23, 2016, 3 p.m. — As many of you know, there…

Jun 23 2016 / Read More »

Dave says: Completing the Baby Steps and looking ahead at retirement »

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Dear Dave, I make $38,000 a year working in the trade show industry, and I’m about to start Baby Step 3. It…

Jun 23 2016 / Read More »

Dave Says: With investments and cash, couple is self-insured »

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Dear Dave, My husband and I are retired, we both receive nice pensions, and we owe $46,000 on our home. This is…

Jun 18 2016 / Read More »

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Safer shopping: Five places to never use your bank debit or credit card »

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NC GAZETTE/ WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, 1 p.m. — According to ConsumerCredit.com, 80% of consumers use their debit…

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Town & Country Bank ATMs hit by ‘skimmers’ on arts, crafts weekend »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 — Debit or credit card users who used…

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Ham radio club meeting Aug. 10, 26; conducts on-air training nets »

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Community News Sunday, July 26, 2015 — The Bardstown-based Kentucky Amateur Radio Society (KARS) will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Monday,…

Jul 26 2015 / Read More »
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‘Dead’ and gone? AMC likely going dark Dec. 31 unless deal is reached »

    By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, 11:30 p.m. — Fans of AMC’s “Walking Dead” are likely to miss seeing all of…

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