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Firefighter calls out council members for fire department-related votes »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 11:30 p.m. — Tuesday’s Bardstown City Council meeting featured an unusual event — a fulltime city firefighter calling out members of the city council for their votes related to the city fire department budget requests. Bardstown Firefighter Justin Brown called out […]…

May 25 2016 / Read More »

Video: May 23, 2016, safety commitee 911 dispatch presentation »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 5 p.m. – The Bardstown City Council’s Safety Committee met Monday evening, May 23, 2016, to discuss a 911 dispatching proposal from the Kentucky State Police versus continued participation in the joint city-county dispatch center. Councilman Bill Buckman is committee chairman.   -30-…

May 24 2016 / Read More »

Three departments respond Monday for North Charity Heights barn fire »

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  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 3 p.m. — A large livestock barn owned by D. L. and Virginia Chowning was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon at a home on North Charity Heights in Nazareth Farms subdivision. The Nelson County Fire Department was dispatched to the area at 1:25 […]…

May 24 2016 / Read More »

Green: Dispatch board put EMS needs ahead of law enforcement »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 1 p.m. — In a presentation to the Bardstown City Council’s safety committee Monday evening, Larry Green, the city’s human resources director, accused the E-911 Dispatch board of placing the needs of the county-owned EMS service over the needs of law enforcement […]…

May 24 2016 / Read More »

Former Mayor Bill Sheckles is ninth candidate to file for city council »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 12:15 p.m. — Former Bardstown Mayor Bill Sheckles filed Tuesday morning as a candidate in the November election for Bardstown City Council. Sheckles is the ninth candidate and second former Bardstown mayor to file for one of the six seats on the Bardstown City […]…

May 24 2016 / Read More »

Police apprehend, arrest Bardstown man in vehicle theft investigation »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, May 23, 2016 — A Bardstown man was arrested Sunday on auto theft charges following an investigation by the Bardstown Police Department. On Sunday, May 22, 2016, Bardstown Police were dispatched at 4:46 p.m. for the report of a black Dodge pickup truck that was reportedly stolen. […]…

May 23 2016 / Read More »

Thompson files Monday as seventh candidate for Bardstown City Council »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, May 23, 2016, 11 a.m. — Lucy Drive resident Franklin Thompson filed as a candidate for Bardstown City Council Monday morning at the Nelson County Clerk’s Office. Thompson, 70, is the seventh candidate to file for one of the six Bardstown City Council seats. The other candidates […]…

May 23 2016 / Read More »

Taking time this weekend to honor those who gave their lives for our country »

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By JIMMY HIGDON 14th District State Senator SEN. JIMMY HIGDON   Monday, May 23, 2016 — This weekend we honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this great country. Originally referred to as “Decoration Day,” the holiday originated after the Civil War as Americans would decorate the graves of fallen soldiers […]…

May 23 2016 / Read More »

Sheriff’s office investigating Friday’s Lyddane Lane shooting incident »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, May 22, 2016, 10 p.m. — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that happened late Friday night at a residence on Lyddane Lane off Fairfield Road in the Cox’s Creek area. Nelson County EMS and police were dispatched at 11:44 p.m. Friday night for a […]…

May 22 2016 / Read More »

Homebuyer’s checklist: Are you financially ready to buy a home? »

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Courtesy of DaveRamsey.com Saturday, May 21, 2016, 11 a.m. — You’ve dreamed of owning a home for as long as you can remember. But lately, your dream has been more like a driving force than a twinkling in the eye. Perhaps your friends are all buying homes and pressuring you to do the same. Or […]…

May 21 2016 / Read More »

Former mayor, former co. attorney among filers for city council »

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  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, May 20, 2016, 9 p.m. — Four additional candidates have filed for Bardstown City Council, with three of those candidates filing as a group on Friday afternoon. Former councilman and Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton, 62, a resident of Beechwold Place, former county attorney John S. Kelley […]…

May 20 2016 / Read More »

Dave Says: It’s OK to control the finances with a spouse in recovery »

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Dear Dave, My husband is a recovering heroin addict. He’s been clean for two years, but I still feel we shouldn’t keep cash in the house or give him unsupervised access to a bank account. He agrees with these precautions, even though he does need a little pocket money from time to time. We’ve also […]…

May 20 2016 / Read More »
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Video: May 23, 2016, safety commitee 911 dispatch presentation »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 5 p.m. – The Bardstown City Council’s Safety Committee met Monday evening, May 23, 2016, to discuss a 911 dispatching proposal from the Kentucky State Police versus continued participation in the joint city-county dispatch center. Councilman Bill Buckman is committee chairman.   -30-

May 24 2016 / Read More »

Update: Victim identified in Friday’s fatal crash on BG Parkway »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, May 14, 2016, 11 p.m. — The Kentucky State Police have released the person who died in Friday afternoon’s fatal crash at Exit 21 on the Bluegrass Parkway. According to KSP, Wanda Dee Craft, 44, of Russell, was eastbound on the parkway when she lost control over […]

May 15 2016 / Read More »

Firefighters called Thursday morning for straw on fire at T & T Feed »

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  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, May 12, 2016, 12:01 p.m. — The Bardstown Fire Department responded Thursday morning for a fire reported at T&T Feed and Seed, 117 West Stephen Foster Avenue, the former location of Ice’s Produce. Firefighters were dispatched at 10 a.m. for bales of straw in the rear […]

May 12 2016 / Read More »

Social media tips help Bardstown officer locate suspects in Walmart theft »

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NELSON COUNTY GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, May 6, 2016 — Two Bardstown residents were charged on theft-related charges Friday following social media tips received by the Bardstown Police Department. On Thursday, May 5, the Bardstown Police Department asked the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in a theft at Walmart. Tips […]

May 6 2016 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–May 3-4, 2016 »

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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. […]

May 4 2016 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 28-29, 2016 »

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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 29 2016 / Read More »

Sheriff’s email asked city council: ‘Don’t let this man destroy our community’ »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, April 28, 2016, 4 p.m. — In an email sent to Bardstown City Council members prior to their meeting Tuesday, Nelson County Sheriff Ed Mattingly called on the council to stand up and take action regarding the actions of Mayor John Royalty. “Don’t let this […]

Apr 28 2016 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 21-27, 2016 »

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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 28 2016 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 18-20, 2016 »

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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 28 2016 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 14-17, 2016 »

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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 28 2016 / Read More »

Victim airlifted from scene after truck overturns in creek on Pottershop »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT April 14, 2016, 5 p.m. — A man was injured Thursday afternoon when the truck he was driving left Pottershop Road and rolled over, landing upside down in Mill Creek. Police, EMS and Nelson County Fire & Rescue were dispatched at about 1 p.m. for the single-vehicle injury […]

Apr 14 2016 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 13-14, 2016 »

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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 14 2016 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 11-12, 2016 »

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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 12 2016 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–April 8-11, 2016 »

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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 11 2016 / Read More »

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Obituary: Joyce Eudora Hill-Bland, 61, Louisville »

Joyce Eudora Hill-Bland, 61, of Louisville, died Thursday, May 19, 2016, in Atlanta. She was born July 28, 1954, in Danville to the late George Tyler Hill and late Bernice Harding Hill-Logan. Upon graduating from Shawnee High School in Louisville in 1972, Joyce attended Jefferson Community College where she obtained an associate’s degree in business.…

May 22 2016 / Read More »
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Campground-Beechfork UMC Memorial Day service is 2 p.m. Sunday »

Community news Sunday, May 22, 2016, 8 p.m. — Campground-Beechfork United Methodist Church Memorial Day Service is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2016, to honor those who have served our country and those loved ones who have passed as we reminisce and celebrate their lives. -30-…

May 22 2016 / Read More »
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Homebuyer’s checklist: Are you financially ready to buy a home? »

Courtesy of DaveRamsey.com Saturday, May 21, 2016, 11 a.m. — You’ve dreamed of owning a home for as long as you can remember. But lately, your dream has been more like a driving force than a twinkling in the eye. Perhaps your friends are all buying homes and pressuring you to do the same. Or…

May 21 2016 / Read More »
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Nelson County Food Service Inspections, December 2015-March 2016 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT 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: The food inspection chart […]…

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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.…

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Courtesy of DaveRamsey.com Saturday, May 21, 2016, 11 a.m. — You’ve dreamed of owning a home for as long as you can remember. But lately, your dream has been more…

May 21 2016 / Read More »

Dave Says: It’s OK to control the finances with a spouse in recovery »

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Dear Dave, My husband is a recovering heroin addict. He’s been clean for two years, but I still feel we shouldn’t keep…

May 20 2016 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Sports arena ‘pirates’ ready to re-board taxpayers’ ship »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Friday, May 20, 2016, 9 a.m. — “Let’s say this again for the umpteenth…

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Opinion: No such thing as a free lunch — or community college tuition »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Monday, May 9, 2016 — Gov. Matt Bevin’s decision to veto legislation guaranteeing any…

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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,…

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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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