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Video: Jan. 17, 2017 Nelson County Board of Education meeting »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, 12:40 a.m. – The Nelson County Board of Education met in regular session Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, and approved a staffing formula that will have the New Haven and Boston schools sharing one assistant principal position. The board is expected to consider other staffing options for that […]…

Jan 23 2017 / Read More »

Video: Jan. 17, 2017 Bardstown Board of Education »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, 12:30 a.m. – The Bardstown Board of Education met in regular session Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. The board approved a one year extension of Superintendent Brett Holsclaw’s contract; reviewed the draft 2017-18 district budget; approved the 2017-18 school calendar and received a report from Principal […]…

Jan 23 2017 / Read More »

Video: Jan. 17, 2017 Nelson Fiscal Court »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, 12:20 a.m. – Nelson Fiscal Court met in regular session Tuesday morning, Jan. 17, 2017. The court heard  a report from Judge Executive Dean Watts about the closing of the local Career Center. The center’s lease is up in March, Watts said. Watts also provided […]…

Jan 23 2017 / Read More »

One dead, one injured in Sunday single-vehicle crash north of Bloomfield »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, 8 p.m. — One person died and one person was injured Sunday evening in a single-vehicle accident on KY 55 north of Bloomfield at Stephens Lane near the Spencer County line. The Northeast Nelson Fire Department, Nelson County Sheriff  and Nelson County EMS responded […]…

Jan 22 2017 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Congress needs to act for full, fast repeal of Obamacare »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, 12:01 a.m. — By keeping control of the Senate and House of Representatives in Washington after sending an Obamacare-repeal bill to the desk of the law’s namesake last January, Republicans won the White House on a message of dismantling the disastrous health-insurance policy. It […]…

Jan 21 2017 / Read More »

Bardstown Police Dept. blotter, Jan. 11-16, 2017 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested or cited to Nelson District Court by local officials. The information below is compiled from the Bardstown Police Department’s uniform citations. This information is public record. THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017 […]…

Jan 20 2017 / Read More »

Council moves forward with whistleblower protection for city employees »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, 8 p.m. — The Bardstown City Council gave its initial approval of an ordinance designed to protect city employees who report wrongdoing, illegal or unethical acts at its special meeting Thursday. “Its an ordinance that needs to be passed regardless if […]…

Jan 19 2017 / Read More »

Council seeks ordinance that will protect city employees from retaliation »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, 4 p.m. — The Bardstown City Council has called a special council meeting Thursday in order to consider an ordinance to provide whistleblower protection for city employees. The meeting is set for 5 p.m. in the council chambers next to the rec center on […]…

Jan 18 2017 / Read More »

Judge sets trial date, orders mediation in fired officer’s lawsuit against city »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, 3:3o p.m. — The judge overseeing former Bardstown Police officer Tom Roby’s wrongful termination lawsuit against the City of Bardstown is giving both parties an opportunity to enter mediation. Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms entered a mediation feasibility order Wednesday to determine if either party […]…

Jan 18 2017 / Read More »

City school board approves an extension of superintendent’s contract »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, 11 p.m. — The Bardstown Board of Education unanimously approved a motion to give Superintendent Brent Holsclaw a one-year extension of his employment contract. Introduced by Jim Roby, the board’s new chair at Tuesday’s board meeting, the intent of the extension […]…

Jan 17 2017 / Read More »

Board OKs — but will revisit– shared asst. principal for Boston, New Haven »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, 11:45 p.m. — The Nelson County Board of Education approved a staffing formula Tuesday night that will mean that the New Haven School and Boston School will share an assistant principal position in the 2017-18 school year — though the board plans […]…

Jan 17 2017 / Read More »

Judge: Career center closure won’t negatively impact county budget »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, 7 p.m. — Meeting in regular session Tuesday morning, Nelson Fiscal Court was told that the decision to close 31 of the state’s Career Centers — which likely includes the one on West Stephen Foster in Bardstown — will not have […]…

Jan 17 2017 / Read More »
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One dead, one injured in Sunday single-vehicle crash north of Bloomfield »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, 8 p.m. — One person died and one person was injured Sunday evening in a single-vehicle accident on KY 55 north of Bloomfield at Stephens Lane near the Spencer County line. The Northeast Nelson Fire Department, Nelson County Sheriff  and Nelson County EMS responded […]

Jan 22 2017 / Read More »

Bardstown Police Dept. blotter, Jan. 11-16, 2017 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested or cited to Nelson District Court by local officials. The information below is compiled from the Bardstown Police Department’s uniform citations. This information is public record. THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017 […]

Jan 20 2017 / Read More »

Poplar Flat Road home damaged by fire early Sunday morning »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, 3 p.m. — A home near the Woodlawn community was damaged by fire early Sunday morning. Nelson County Fire and Nelson County EMS were dispatched at about 6 a.m. to a fire reported at a home in the 2500 block of Poplar Flat Road, […]

Jan 15 2017 / Read More »

Bardstown Police Department blotter, Jan. 1-8, 2017 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested or cited to Nelson District Court by local officials. The information below is compiled from the Bardstown Police Department’s uniform citations. This information is public record. MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2017 […]

Jan 14 2017 / Read More »

County firefighters respond for overheating breaker box on Woodside Drive »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 — The Nelson County Fire Department responded Friday evening to a home on Woodside Drive for a report that the breaker box was smoking and sparking. County firefighters were dispatched at 6:33 p.m. Firefighters determined the main breaker was overloaded and the utility company […]

Jan 8 2017 / Read More »

Two injured in single-vehicle crash in Boston »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, 2 p.m. — Two people were injured Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident in the Boston community. Just after 4 p.m., Friday, Nelson County EMS and the Boston Fire Department were dispatched the US 62 just past the Boston Food Mart for a pickup […]

Jan 8 2017 / Read More »

Nelson County firefighters called Monday to home for furnace problem »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, 5 p.m. — The Nelson County Fire Department responded Monday morning at about 8 a.m. to a residence on Old Bloomfield Road for a reported fire in a furnace. The fire was out by the time firefighters arrived, and crews used their equipment to […]

Jan 2 2017 / Read More »

City firefighters respond for odor investigation at local restaurant »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, 5 p.m. — The Bardstown Fire Department responded Monday morning at about 8 a.m. to Cracker Barrel on Filiatreau Lane for the smell of something burning in the building. An employee reported hearing a pop and then detecting the smell of something electrical burning. Firefighters […]

Jan 2 2017 / Read More »

Unresponsive man found in Walmart faces public intoxication charge »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — Nelson County EMS, the Bardstown Fire Department and Bardstown Police responded early Monday morning to the Bardstown Walmart for a report of an unresponsive male in the  men’s clothing section of the store.  First-responders were dispatched at about 3:28 a.m. The […]

Jan 2 2017 / Read More »

One injured Sunday after vehicle leaves roadway near Ben Irvin boat dock »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, 11:10 a.m. — One person was injured Sunday evening in a single-vehicle crash on Ben Irvin Road by the boat ramp. Nelson County EMS and police were dispatched at about 6:55 p.m. for a report of a vehicle off the road near the boat […]

Dec 26 2016 / Read More »

One injured in Christmas Day collision on KY245 and Springfield Road »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, 11 a.m. — One person suffered minor injuries Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Springfield Road and East John Rowan Boulevard. Nelson County EMS, the Bardstown Fire Department and Bardstown Police were dispatched at about 4:55 p.m. for the injury […]

Dec 26 2016 / Read More »

Teen faces reckless homicide charge in connection with fatal North Third crash »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, 2 a.m. — A Bardstown teenager is facing a reckless homicide charge for her role in a fatal crash that happened at the intersection of North Third Street and Plum Run Road. According to the citation, at about 8:15 Wednesday, Dec. 14, Kailey Jo […]

Dec 25 2016 / Read More »

One injured in multi-car accident on Springfield Road near Springhill Drive »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, 6 p.m. — One person was injured Saturday afternoon in a multi-vehicle accident on Springfield Road between the entrance of Pottershop Loop and Springhill Drive. Nelson County EMS, Bardstown Police, and Bardstown Fire were dispatched at about 1:42 p.m. for a multi-vehicle accident with possible […]

Dec 24 2016 / Read More »

Woman injured in single-vehicle crash on KY 49 north of Holy Cross »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, 6 p.m. — A 34-year-old woman was injured Saturday morning in a single-vehicle accident that happened in the 8000 block of Loretto Road. Nelson County EMS, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and the New Hope Fire Department were dispatched at 10:22 a.m. Saturday for […]

Dec 24 2016 / Read More »

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Obituary: Joseph Leroy ‘Buddy’ Mudd, 78, Fredericktown »

Joseph Leroy “Buddy” Mudd, 78, of Fredericktown, joined our loving God on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. He was born Nov. 28, 1938, to Leo and Bernadette Mudd. He was a graduate of Fredericktown High School, and the day after his graduation in 1957, he was hired by the Tom Ballard Company (TEBCO), where he became…

Jan 23 2017 / Read More »
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Boil water advisory issued for city water customers on Poplar Woods Drive »

Community news Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 — The City of Bardstown is issuing a “Boil Water Advisory” due to a water line break at 5 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 affecting customers in the Poplar Woods Drive area. Customers may experience low or intermittent water pressure, and, therefore, drinking water should be boiled as a…

Jan 12 2017 / Read More »
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Bluegrass Beacon: Congress needs to act for full, fast repeal of Obamacare »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, 12:01 a.m. — By keeping control of the Senate and House of Representatives in Washington after sending an Obamacare-repeal bill to the desk of the law’s namesake last January, Republicans won the White House on a message of dismantling the disastrous health-insurance policy. It…

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Hardin Memorial Hospital planning new ambulatory care building for Bardstown »

  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, 4 p.m. — Hardin Memorial Hospital is the company that is behind the new ambulatory care building proposed for a tract on East John Rowan between Corvin’s Furniture and the Bardstown Walmart. According to the plans filed with the Nelson County […]…

Jan 11 2017 / Read More »
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Bardstown Police Dept. blotter, Jan. 11-16, 2017 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested or cited to Nelson District Court by local officials. The information below is compiled from the Bardstown Police Department’s uniform citations. This information is public record. THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017…

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Bluegrass Beacon: Congress needs to act for full, fast repeal of Obamacare »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, 12:01 a.m. — By keeping control of the Senate and House of Representatives in Washington after sending an Obamacare-repeal…

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Letter: Thanks to Sen. Higdon for supporting right-to-work legislation »

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Dear Editor: The Kentucky Chamber applauds Senate Majority Whip Jimmy Higdon on his leadership to make right-to-work legislation a reality during the…

Jan 18 2017 / Read More »

Dave Says: Don’t put off talking with your late-paying roommate »

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Dear Dave, My friend and I are roommates, and we’ve always had an agreement that we split each of the bills 50-50.…

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Bluegrass Beacon: Why are school officials hostile about charter schools? »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, 10 p.m. — The Elizabethtown Independent School Board recently became…

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Review: Budget-priced Hisense Chromebook packs a lot of value in small package »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, 5 p.m. — Whenever I’m discussing computers with…

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Company seeks franchise to bring ‘microcell’ wireless tech to Bardstown »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5 p.m. — Residents and visitors to Bardstown will…

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‘Dead’ and gone? AMC likely going dark Dec. 31 unless deal is reached »

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    By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, 11:30 p.m. — Fans of AMC’s “Walking…

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C-J: Nelson County website ranked one of Louisville area’s top Google 2016 searches »

  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, 2 a.m. — Can you name the local website that is No. 4 in the list of the top…

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