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Social media aids locating camper stolen Thursday morning from Cox’s Creek »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched Thursday morning, Jan. 17, 2019, to a home on Deatsville Road on a complaint of the theft of a camper. The Deatsville Road resident told officers she noticed that her 2008 Puma camper was gone when […]…

Jan 17 2019 / Read More »

Pair arrested on charges of printing and passing counterfeit bills »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 — Two area residents were arrested Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 and face charges related to allegations they printed and passed counterfeit money at a Bardstown grocery store. According to a Bardstown Police Department press release, police detectives were advised by the Bardstown Kroger on […]…

Jan 16 2019 / Read More »

Higdon, McCoy say pension reform still possible before end of legislative session »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 — Pension reform is still possible as part of the 2019 session of the Kentucky General Assembly, according to state Sen. Jimmy Higdon. Despite the fact this year is the shorter 30-day session, Higdon said that the bipartisan pension working group has […]…

Jan 16 2019 / Read More »

Privacy concerns prompt board to delay vote on mental health assessment tool »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 — Based on their concerns about the privacy of student records, the Bardstown Board of Education tabled their consideration of the purchase of a mental health screening tool created by a company called Terrance Metrics. The computer-based screening tool — for grades […]…

Jan 16 2019 / Read More »

‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’ named second 2019 show at renovated amphitheater »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 — Summer 2019 promises to be known as “The Summer of Color” when “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” takes the stage at the newly renovated J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown. The family-friendly, fast-paced musical features […]…

Jan 14 2019 / Read More »

Bardstown man arrested Friday night on car theft, drug-related charges »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Jan. 12, 2018 — A Bardstown man faces numerous charges after he was apparently involved in the theft of several vehicles Friday before crashing a stolen Volvo into a pond on Nelsonville Road. Evan James Lyons, 24, of Bardstown faces numerous charges following an investigation that involved […]…

Jan 12 2019 / Read More »

Pedestrian crossing West John Rowan dies Thursday night after struck by semi »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 — A Bardstown man died Thursday night from injuries sustained with he was hit by a semi tractor-trailer while attempting to cross West John Rowan Boulevard. According to a Bardstown Police Department press release,Millard Johnson, 83, was hit by a semi at about 11:50 […]…

Jan 11 2019 / Read More »

Bank robbery suspects indicted Wednesday by Nelson County grand jury »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 — A Nelson County grand jury indicted two men on charges related to individual robberies of the WesBanco Bank branch at 315 North Third St. in November and December. Kevin Mahana, 50, of Bardstown, was indicted Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, on a second-degree robbery […]…

Jan 10 2019 / Read More »

Nelson Circuit Court Indictments — Jan. 9, 2019 »

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, Jan. 10, 2019 — The following people were indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. They are scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, Jan. 24, […]…

Jan 10 2019 / Read More »

Ordinance means non-city residents will pay a premium for city cemetery plots »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 — Mayor Dick Heaton welcomed new city officials — council members Frankie Hibbs and Betty Hart and city attorney Audrey Haydon — to their first Bardstown City Council meeting of 2019. CEMETERY PRICE CHANGES. An ordinance introduced at Tuesday’s city council meeting will […]…

Jan 9 2019 / Read More »

Dave Says: There are no winners when you play the timeshare game »

Dear Dave, How do you feel about timeshares, and the free trips and dinners they offer as part of their sales pitches? Is it possible to win with these things? Dan Dear Dan, In my opinion, timeshares are a complete waste of time and money. Lots of folks go into this kind of thing believing […]…

Jan 8 2019 / Read More »

Fiscal court approves 2019 budgets submitted by new sheriff, county clerk »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 — Nelson Fiscal Court approved the 2019 budgets for the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and the Nelson County Clerk’s office at the court’s first regular meeting of the month. Judge Executive Dean Watts gave Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa and County Clerk Jeanette Sidebottom kudos […]…

Jan 8 2019 / Read More »

Natural gas leak closes East Stephen Foster Monday afternoon »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 — East Stephen Foster Avenue was shut down for a couple of hours beginning just before noon Monday due to a gas leak in the area. At 11:42, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to the area of 510 East Stephen Foster Ave., near […]…

Jan 8 2019 / Read More »

Sons of American Legion present officer of the year award to Jason Woodson »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 — The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 121 presented the 2018 Jason Ellis Officer of the Year Award to Bardstown Police Officer Jason Woodson. Sons of the American Legion 121 Squadron Commander pro tem Steve Carter presented the award along with Police Chief […]…

Jan 8 2019 / Read More »

Relive the holiday fun — the 2018 Kiwanis Christmas Parade 360-degree video »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 — If you were unable to attend the 2018 Bardstown Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade, you can watch the special 360-degrees of video — the only way to literally view all of the parade action as it happened! Viewers can take their mouse and change […]…

Jan 7 2019 / Read More »
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Social media aids locating camper stolen Thursday morning from Cox’s Creek »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched Thursday morning, Jan. 17, 2019, to a home on Deatsville Road on a complaint of the theft of a camper. The Deatsville Road resident told officers she noticed that her 2008 Puma camper was gone when […]

Jan 17 2019 / Read More »

Pair arrested on charges of printing and passing counterfeit bills »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 — Two area residents were arrested Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 and face charges related to allegations they printed and passed counterfeit money at a Bardstown grocery store. According to a Bardstown Police Department press release, police detectives were advised by the Bardstown Kroger on […]

Jan 16 2019 / Read More »

Bardstown man arrested Friday night on car theft, drug-related charges »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Jan. 12, 2018 — A Bardstown man faces numerous charges after he was apparently involved in the theft of several vehicles Friday before crashing a stolen Volvo into a pond on Nelsonville Road. Evan James Lyons, 24, of Bardstown faces numerous charges following an investigation that involved […]

Jan 12 2019 / Read More »

Pedestrian crossing West John Rowan dies Thursday night after struck by semi »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 — A Bardstown man died Thursday night from injuries sustained with he was hit by a semi tractor-trailer while attempting to cross West John Rowan Boulevard. According to a Bardstown Police Department press release,Millard Johnson, 83, was hit by a semi at about 11:50 […]

Jan 11 2019 / Read More »

Bank robbery suspects indicted Wednesday by Nelson County grand jury »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 — A Nelson County grand jury indicted two men on charges related to individual robberies of the WesBanco Bank branch at 315 North Third St. in November and December. Kevin Mahana, 50, of Bardstown, was indicted Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, on a second-degree robbery […]

Jan 10 2019 / Read More »

Nelson Circuit Court Indictments — Jan. 9, 2019 »

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, Jan. 10, 2019 — The following people were indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. They are scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, Jan. 24, […]

Jan 10 2019 / Read More »

Natural gas leak closes East Stephen Foster Monday afternoon »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 — East Stephen Foster Avenue was shut down for a couple of hours beginning just before noon Monday due to a gas leak in the area. At 11:42, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to the area of 510 East Stephen Foster Ave., near […]

Jan 8 2019 / Read More »

Boston man injured in early Saturday morning single-vehicle crash »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 — A Boston man was injured early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle accident in the 3900 block of Boston Road. According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, at 12:18 a.m. Saturday, the sheriff’s office, Nelson County Fire and Nelson County […]

Jan 6 2019 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Jan. 2, 2019 »

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 […]

Jan 2 2019 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Dec. 31, 2018 – Jan. 1, 2019 »

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 […]

Jan 1 2019 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Dec. 27-31, 2018 »

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 […]

Dec 31 2018 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Dec. 13-27, 2018 »

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 […]

Dec 27 2018 / Read More »

Police charge Bardstown man with role in the November WesBanco robbery »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 — A Bardstown man has been charged in connection with the Nov. 16, 2018, robbery of the WestBanco branch bank at 315 North Third St. According to a Bardstown Police press release, after receiving a tip, city police detectives were able to identify people […]

Dec 21 2018 / Read More »

Police charge Barstown man in connection with November WesBanco robbery »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 — A Bardstown man has been charged in connection with the Nov. 16, 2018, robbery of the WestBanco branch bank at 315 North Third St. According to a Bardstown Police press release, after receiving a tip, city police detectives were able to identify people […]

Dec 21 2018 / Read More »

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Obituary: Phillip Wayne ‘Hobo’ Clark, 54, New Haven »

Phillip Wayne “Hobo” Clark, 54, of New Haven, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Oscar and Mary Louise Donahue Clark; two sisters, Mary Phyllis Grimes and Patricia Louise Shain; and two brothers, William Carl Clark and James Oscar Clark. He is survived by three…

Jan 17 2019 / Read More »

Sons of American Legion present officer of the year award to Jason Woodson »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 — The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 121 presented the 2018 Jason Ellis Officer of the Year Award to Bardstown Police Officer Jason Woodson. Sons of the American Legion 121 Squadron Commander pro tem Steve Carter presented the award along with Police Chief…

Jan 8 2019 / Read More »

Dave Says: There are no winners when you play the timeshare game »

Dear Dave, How do you feel about timeshares, and the free trips and dinners they offer as part of their sales pitches? Is it possible to win with these things? Dan Dear Dan, In my opinion, timeshares are a complete waste of time and money. Lots of folks go into this kind of thing believing…

Jan 8 2019 / Read More »

The holidays are not always a cheerful time for those fighting depression »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO Health News Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 — The holiday season is in full swing, and while it can be a cheerful time for many families, it can also be a lonely time for those fighting depression. While depression can occur at any time of the year, it is often amplified […]…

Dec 5 2018 / Read More »

Nelson County Circuit Court Divorces — December 2018 »

The following marriage dissolutions have been recorded at the Nelson Circuit Clerk’s office during the month of December. This information is public record. Angella Leslie (maiden name restored), 45, and Jonathan Hoover, 45, of Bardstown. Married 7 years; divorce final Dec. 5, 2018. Jarred Wayne Paull, 32, and Victoria Jane Clark (maiden name restored), 33, of…

Jan 3 2019 / Read More »

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Dave Says: There are no winners when you play the timeshare game »

Dear Dave, How do you feel about timeshares, and the free trips and dinners they offer as part of their sales pitches? Is it possible to win with these things?…

Jan 8 2019 / Read More »

Sen. Higdon to meet with constituents, seeks input via legislative survey »

Dear Friends: I want to express my appreciation to you for allowing me the privilege to serve as your state Senator. I…

Jan 7 2019 / Read More »

Five areas where the choices you make can help you keep more of your money »

By RACHEL CRUZE Syndicated columnist & radio host Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 — Everyone starts out a new year with the best…

Jan 7 2019 / Read More »

Dave Says: With Mom’s investments, its wise to go ahead to pay off the mortgage »

Dear Dave, My mom is 75, and I’m the executor of her estate. She has $500,000 in retirement accounts, and the only…

Dec 31 2018 / Read More »

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USDA grants, loans, to help bring high-speed broadband to rural Kentucky »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 — The United States Department of Agriculture has announced investments in…

Nov 13 2018 / Read More »

County coroner candidates interviewed today on ‘Bradford & Brooks’ radio show »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 — Don’t miss today’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show at 11 a.m.…

Sep 26 2018 / Read More »

City cable will drop WHAS, WLKY at midnight Dec. 31 if retransmission talks fail »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 — Retransmission agreements with two Louisville broadcast stations are set…

Dec 27 2017 / Read More »

Get a new phone for Christmas? Here’s how to add the Gazette icon to it »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 — Fifty years ago this week, I was an excited 9 year old who wasn’t sure which…

Dec 28 2018 / Read More »

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