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Council approves $10,300 for additional treatment water plant repair work »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 11:55 p.m. — The members of the Bardstown City Council reluctantly approved a request for an additional $10,300 to pay for repair work to the three storage tanks at the city’s water treatment plant. Part of the needed work is to replace […]…

Jul 29 2015 / Read More »

Mayor: Watts turned away city proposal, will instead fund county rec program »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 11 p.m. — The joint recreation agreement between the City of Bardstown and Nelson Fiscal Court that expired June 30th will not be extended or renewed and no further negotiations are expected. Bardstown Mayor John Royalty made the announcement at Tuesday night’s Bardstown City […]…

Jul 28 2015 / Read More »

Bardstown woman using social media to protest mosquito spraying program »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 4 p.m. — A Bardstown woman has organized a social media page to protest what she claims amounts to her being forced to leave her home because she cannot opt out of the City of Bardstown’s mosquito spraying program. On Tuesday, Ashley Patterson launched […]…

Jul 28 2015 / Read More »

Bardstown man arrested Monday on sex abuse, sodomy charges »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 3 p.m. — A Bardstown man was arrested on sex-related charges Monday after an investigation by Bardstown Police of an incident that happened earlier in July. Charles Anthony Armstrong, 42, was charged for first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree sodomy after a police investigation of […]…

Jul 28 2015 / Read More »

Neighborhood group meets to discuss issues, hear citizens’ concerns »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 28, 2015 — The Bardstown Active Neighborhood Delegation (BAND) met Monday night to review progress on neighborhood issues and to listen to additional concerns voiced by its members. The group reviewed progress from the concerns they discussed at their Jan. 26 meeting, which included […]…

Jul 28 2015 / Read More »

Fundraiser, community to show support for Crystal Rogers’ family, children »

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  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, July 27, 2015, 3 p.m. — A grilled pork chop lunch fundraiser and community photo are planned for this Friday, July 31, as friends, family and members of the community support the family of Crystal Rogers’s family as they continue to search for answers about her […]…

Jul 27 2015 / Read More »

City’s mosquito control spraying program begins Wednesday evening »

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Community News Sunday, July 26, 2015 — Bardstown Mayor John Royalty’s office announced recently plans to spray the city for mosquitoes on Wednesday this week if weather permits. According to a media release from City Hall, the first round of the city’s new Mosquito Spraying Program is set to begin at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. […]…

Jul 27 2015 / Read More »

Zoning change request filed for a second new whiskey warehouse complex »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, July 24, 2015, 4 p.m. — Another rezoning request for bourbon distillery warehouses was filed this month that seeks to rezone four tracts totalling 154.7 acres on Loretto Road south of Bardstown from A-1 Agriculture District to I-2 Heavy Industry. The zoning change request was […]…

Jul 24 2015 / Read More »

Video: Nelson County Board of Education meeting, Tuesday, July 21, 2015 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, July 24, 2015 — The Nelson County Schools Board of Education meeting from Tuesday, July 21, 2015.   Video courtesy of WBRT Radio and The Nelson County Gazette. -30-…

Jul 24 2015 / Read More »

Video: Bardstown Ind. Schools Board of Education, Tuesday, July 21, 2015 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, July 24, 2015 — The Bardstown Independent Schools Board of Education meeting on July 21, 2015 at the board’s central office on North Fifth Street..   Video courtesy of WBRT Radio and The Nelson County Gazette. -30-…

Jul 24 2015 / Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court meeting, Tuesday, July 21, 2015 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, July 23, 2015 — Nelson County Fiscal Court’s regular meeting, Tuesday, July 21, 2015.   Video courtesy of WBRT Radio and The Nelson County Gazette. -30-…

Jul 23 2015 / Read More »

County school board gets an up-close look at ‘Camp Invention’ program »

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  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 2 p.m. — The Nelson County Board of Education July meeting began with tables full of student activities that are examples from this summer’s Camp Invention. Camp Invention is a hands-on science and technology summer camp program the Boston School has hosted for […]…

Jul 22 2015 / Read More »
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Nelson County firefighters called to respond to early morning barn fire »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 9:30 a.m. — The Nelson County Fire Department responded early Tuesday morning to a barn fire in the 4400 block of Bloomfield Road. Firefighters were dispatched at about 3 a.m. to a barn full of hay that was fully involved in flames located about […]

Jul 28 2015 / Read More »

Firefighters respond for early morning alarm at Nazareth Village »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 3:25 a.m. — The Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched early Tuesday morning to Nazareth Village, 65 Village Dr. in Nazareth for an active fire alarm reported by the alarm company. Firefighters were dispatched at about 2:55 a.m. for the active alarm. The first firefighters […]

Jul 28 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–July 20-27, 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. […]

Jul 27 2015 / Read More »

No one reportedly injured in two-vehicle rollover crash on KY 245 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, July 23, 2015, 12:30 p.m. — No one was injured Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash on New Shepherdsville Road (KY 245) between Thomas Nelson High School and Handy Food Mart. The crash was initially reported as one with possible injuries. Nelson County EMS, the Bardstown Fire […]

Jul 23 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–July 16-19, 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. […]

Jul 20 2015 / Read More »

County firefighters respond for hay bales on fire in Cox’s Creek area »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, July 19, 2015, 5:30 p.m. — The Nelson County Fire Department responded Sunday afternoon for hay bales on fire at a farm in the 1700 block of Mobley Mill Road in Cox’s Creek. Firefighters were dispatched at 1:07 p.m. for a fire involving approximately 15 round hay […]

Jul 19 2015 / Read More »

Bardstown Fire called Saturday for car fire at Thompson’s Food Mart »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, July 19, 2015, 5 p.m. — The Bardstown Fire Department responded Saturday night for a report of a car on fire near the gas pumps at Thompson’s Food Mart, 509 West Stephen Foster Ave. Firefighters were dispatched at 9:55 p.m. and reported that the fire was out […]

Jul 19 2015 / Read More »

First-responders called Saturday for man pinned under overturned tractor »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, July 19, 2015, 5 p.m. — The Northeast Nelson Fire Department, Nelson County EMS and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded Saturday night for a report of a man trapped under an overturned tractor on Campground Road. First-responders were dispatched at 9:10 p.m. to the 800 block […]

Jul 19 2015 / Read More »

County firefighters respond for fire in area of Paschal Ballard Road »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, July 17, 2015, 1 a.m. — The Nelson County Fire Department was dispatched Thursday evening for a reported fire in the area of Paschal Ballard Road and Balltown Road. The fire department was paged at 7:10 p.m. after someone called to report heavy black smoke in the […]

Jul 17 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–July 14-15, 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. […]

Jul 16 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–July 13, 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. […]

Jul 14 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–July 10-13, 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. […]

Jul 13 2015 / Read More »

Man escapes injury after boat capsizes Monday on Sympson Lake »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, July 13, 2015 — A man escaped serious injury Monday morning at Sympson Lake after the boat he was in capsized and sank. The Bardstown Fire Department and Nelson County EMS were dispatched at 10 a.m. for the report of two men in a sinking boat near the […]

Jul 13 2015 / Read More »

Woman injured Saturday in rear-end collision on Culpepper Street »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, July 12, 2015, 8:15 p.m. — Bardstown Police and Nelson County EMS responded Saturday afternoon to a reported injury accident on Culpepper Street in front of Craig Shoes. Police and EMS were dispatched at 4:18 p.m. for a two-vehicle rear-end collision in the area of Wal-Mart. EMS […]

Jul 12 2015 / Read More »

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Obituary: Shellie Ann Lafollette, 47, of Eastview »

Shellie Ann Lafollette, 47, of Eastview, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She was an employee of Subway. She was preceded in death by her father, Herman Arthur Becker; one sister and one brother. Survivors include her husband, James Lafollette; two daughters, Angelica Marie Lafollette and Hattie Mae Lafollette; two…

Jul 29 2015 / Read More »
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Fundraiser, community to show support for Crystal Rogers’ family, children »

  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, July 27, 2015, 3 p.m. — A grilled pork chop lunch fundraiser and community photo are planned for this Friday, July 31, as friends, family and members of the community support the family of Crystal Rogers’s family as they continue to search for answers about her…

Jul 27 2015 / Read More »
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Bluegrass Beacon: Transparency is best medicine for drug-pricing program »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, July 11, 2015, 12:33 p.m. – If ever a well-intentioned government program was trusted too much and verified too little, it’s the 340B Drug Pricing plan created by Congress in 1992 to help indigent and uninsured patients acquire costly prescription medicines. The policy forces manufacturers to…

Jul 11 2015 / Read More »
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Bardstown woman using social media to protest mosquito spraying program »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 4 p.m. — A Bardstown woman has organized a social media page to protest what she claims amounts to her being forced to leave her home because she cannot opt out of the City of Bardstown’s mosquito spraying program. On Tuesday, Ashley Patterson launched […]…

Jul 28 2015 / Read More »
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Nelson County Jail Logs–July 20-27, 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.…

Jul 27 2015 / Read More »
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Bluegrass Beacon: Transparency is best medicine for drug-pricing program »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, July 11, 2015, 12:33 p.m. – If ever a well-intentioned government program was trusted too much and verified too little, it’s…

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Bluegrass Beacon: ‘False choice’ falsely describes Obamacare critics »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, June 27, 2015, 4 p.m. – Nowhere is President Obama’s perfected use of…

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Bluegrass Beacon: High court review a chance for state’s rights to win »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, June 20, 2015, 8 p.m. – The Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision…

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A 529 savings plan can ensure brighter future for college-bound children »

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By CARL P. ROLLINS KHEAA Executive Director Thursday, May 28, 2015 — Graduation season is under way and for many families, it’s…

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Latest Nielsen ratings show WBRT leading other stations in listenership »

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By NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, April 2, 2015 — The 2015 Nielsen ratings released March 30 show that…

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

Community News Sunday, July 26, 2015 — The Bardstown-based Kentucky Amateur Radio Society (KARS) will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, at the main Nelson County…

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