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SCC basketball standout named head coach at Thomas Nelson High School »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 22, 2014 – Former St. Catharine College basketball standout and assistant coach Brandon Johnson has been named the new head basketball coach at Thomas Nelson High School. TNHS Principal Wes Bradley made the announcement earlier this week. Johnson is a native of Radcliff and brings recent […]…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Bluegrass Institute’s Jim Waters is guest Wednesday on ‘Brooks & Company’ »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9 a.m. – Jim Waters, the president of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, will be the guest on Wednesday’s edition of “Brooks & Company” airing 11 to noon on 1320 WBRT, 97.1 FM and streaming live online at www.NelsonCounty Gazette.com and www.WBRT Country.com. Don’t forget you can watch the show live on […]…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: ‘Business-friendly’ and ‘right-to-work’ are no coincidence »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Tuesday, July 21, 2014 – “Coincidence,” may indeed be, as Albert Einstein put it, “God’s way of remaining anonymous.” But it cannot explain why the overwhelming majority of business-friendly states also offer right-to-work protections for their citizens. It’s not a coincidence that Kentucky remains without such a […]…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Munfordville couple arrested, charged in Glendale murder investigation »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, July 21, 2014, 5:30 p.m. – A Munfordville couple was arrested on murder charges after a man was found dead in a vehicle parked at the Glendale Children’s Home in Glendale. Octavio Fernandez Correa, 24, of Munfordville, was charged with murder, kidnapping, and theft by unlawful taking […]…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »

Rep. Guthrie: Democratic opponent’s opinion piece was ‘dead wrong’ »

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By BRETT GUTHRIE U.S. Representative, Ky-2 Thursday, July 17, 2014, 4:10 p.m. – An opinion piece recently appeared in the Nelson County Gazette regarding the passage of The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a bill that Congress has been working on for some time that finally passed with overwhelming bipartisan support. The opinion piece, however, […]…

Jul 17 2014 / Read More »

Diane Breeding files to represent 4th District on Nelson County school board »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 7 p.m. – Diane Marie Breeding filed Wednesday as a candidate for a seat on the Nelson County Board of Education representing the county’s 4th magisterial district. Board member Nicky Rapier current represents the 4th district on the board, but announced earlier this year […]…

Jul 16 2014 / Read More »

Tempers flare as road diet debate stirs passions at BAND meeting »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 14, 2014 – Tempers flared Tuesday night in discussions about the North Third Street “road diet” at a meeting of the Bardstown Active Neighborhoods Delegation. Those who did not like the road diet outnumbered those who favored it, but each side spoke frankly about […]…

Jul 16 2014 / Read More »

‘Brooks & Co.’ to air concerns about state mosquito spraying program »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 14, 2014 – Tune in from 11 to noon Wednesday for “Brooks & Company” on its new broadcast day! Join host Jim Brooks and his guest, local businesswoman Ashley Patterson, whose son is believed to have had a reaction to pesticides used last year in the […]…

Jul 15 2014 / Read More »

County government to absorb employees’ higher health-insurance premiums »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 14, 2014, 4:30 p.m. – Though the cost of health insurance has jumped this year, county government employees will not have to pay more for their health insurance premiums. Judge Executive Dean Watts told Fiscal Court at its meeting Tuesday morning that losses over […]…

Jul 15 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown High School’s advanced placement students excelled in 2014 »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 15, 2014 – The Bardstown Board of Education received some good news at its Tuesday meeting about the performance of its high school students who take Advance Placement (AP) classes. Bardstown High School’s Assistant Principal Aaron Boggs told the board that the number of […]…

Jul 15 2014 / Read More »

‘Road diet’ on agenda for 6:30 p.m. B.A.N.D. meeting Tuesday evening »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, July 14, 2014, 5 p.m. — The North Third Street “road diet” is on the agenda for Tuesday night’s meeting of the Bardstown Active Neighborhoods Delegation. Please note the meeting time is 6:30 p.m., not 6 p.m. as reported by other media. The meeting will take place […]…

Jul 14 2014 / Read More »

Opinion: Rep. Guthrie a symptom of a dysfunctional Congress »

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By RON LEACH Democratic Candidate for Congress Monday, July 14, 2014 – The recent passage of the “Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA)” was the conclusion of an 11-year effort to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998. The sad fact is that this bill – or similar legislation – could have helped many […]…

Jul 14 2014 / Read More »

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Jail Logs–July 21-22, 2014 »

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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 […]

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–July 18-20, 2014 »

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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 […]

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Jail Logs–July 17, 2014 »

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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 […]

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Jail Logs–July 16, 2014 »

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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 […]

Jul 17 2014 / Read More »

NE Nelson firefighters respond to Yates Cooney Neck field fire »

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 6:20 p.m. – The Northeast Nelson Fire Department was called to the area of 570 Yates Cooney Neck Road for a field fire at 5:17 Wednesday evening. According to firefighters on the scene, the fire involved 2 to 3 acres of wheat stubble. Firefighters had the fire under control within 15 […]

Jul 16 2014 / Read More »

Deputy responds to theft report from booth at Nelson County Fair »

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 6 p.m. – Police were called Wednesday afternoon to the Nelson County Fairgrounds on a report of money being stolen from a booth setup for the Nelson County Fair. A deputy with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded at about 3 p.m. -30-  

Jul 16 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–July 14-16, 2014 »

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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 […]

Jul 16 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–July 10-14, 2014 »

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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 […]

Jul 14 2014 / Read More »

EMS responds for man knocked unconscious during football game »

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Sunday, July 13, 2014, 1:05 a.m. – A 25-year-old man playing football at the Nelson County High School football field was knocked unconscious Saturday evening about 8 p.m. Nelson County EMS was called to respond to the football field at 8:05 p.m. for a possible victim with a concussion. Witnesses said the man was unconscious […]

Jul 13 2014 / Read More »

EMS called Saturday for toddler unresponsive and not breathing »

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Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:45 a.m. – Nelson County EMS was called Saturday evening to the 100 block of Hubbards Lane for a report of a 17-month-old boy who was unresponsive and not breathing. EMS received the call at 6:25 p.m., and police also responded to the residence. CPR was ongoing prior to the arrival […]

Jul 13 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown Fire responds to active fire alarm at the Talbott Tavern »

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Friday, July 11, 2014, 11:55 p.m. – The Bardstown Fire Department responded Friday night at about 11:30 to an active fire alarm at the Old Talbott Tavern, 107 W. Stephen Foster Ave. There was no fire when firefighters arrived, and they traced the problem to a problem with an alarm pull station on the second […]

Jul 12 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–July 7-10, 2014 »

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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 […]

Jul 11 2014 / Read More »

Disorderly man evades police by fleeing into Pottershop Rd. woods »

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Thursday, July 10, 2014, 2:45 a.m. – A Bardstown area man was arrested late Tuesday night after police were called to the 5000 block of Pottershop Road for a report of a disorderly subject at that address. Police were called to respond at 9:46 p.m. Tuesday. Witnesses said the man apparently was under the influence […]

Jul 10 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–July 7-8, 2014 »

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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 […]

Jul 8 2014 / Read More »

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Obituary: Anton Lee Mason, infant, Bardstown »

Anton Lee Mason, infant, of Bardstown, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Survivors include his parents, Antonio Mason and April Tonge of Bardstown; step-siblings, Antonio Mason, Darris Mason, Tymont Mason and Lyfe Mason; paternal grandparents, Darlene and John Miller of Bloomfield; maternal grandparents, Mary Tonge and Donald Graves of Bardstown and Brian…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
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Three winners picked in county fair ‘Duck Dynasty’ look-a-like contest »

Monday, July 21, 2014 – The rain have had cancelled the go-cart races and the truck and tractor pull Friday night, but that didn’t stop the Duck Dynasty look a-likes attending the fair. The contest went on as scheduled and the winners were: Rain may have canceled the go-cart races and the truck and tractor…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »
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Bluegrass Beacon: ‘Business-friendly’ and ‘right-to-work’ are no coincidence »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Tuesday, July 21, 2014 – “Coincidence,” may indeed be, as Albert Einstein put it, “God’s way of remaining anonymous.” But it cannot explain why the overwhelming majority of business-friendly states also offer right-to-work protections for their citizens. It’s not a coincidence that Kentucky remains without such a…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
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Gazette Tech: Software makes it easy to upgrade your PC’s hard drive »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Friday, Nov. 21, 2013 – One of the truths of computer technology is that “state-of-the-art” is only a brief moment in time. Today’s latest-and-greatest hardware is tomorrow’s aging junk. For those of us who try to maximize the lifespan of our computers, one of the common problems you run […]…

Nov 22 2013 / Read More »
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Jail Logs–July 21-22, 2014 »

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…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
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Gazette Tech: Software makes it easy to upgrade your PC’s hard drive »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Friday, Nov. 21, 2013 – One of the truths of computer technology is that “state-of-the-art” is only a brief moment in time. Today’s latest-and-greatest…

Nov 22 2013 / Read More »

Nelson ATC students earn 2nd-place finish at state robotics competition »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 – A team of students from the Nelson County Area Technical Center…

Nov 15 2013 / Read More »

Gazette implements eco-friendly print method that puts user in control »

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STAFF REPORT Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, 8:30 p.m. – Nelson County Gazette readers who opt to print the Gazette’s stories will now…

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Scam alert: Don’t fall for telephone call from ‘Windows’ service technicians »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, 11:30 a.m. — If you receive a phone call regarding viruses, errors…

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Gazette Tech: Turn to the web to simplify prescription refills »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Sunday, July 28, 2013 – My wife and I have been customers of Crume Drug Store…

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Editor’s Notebook: Urban legend hoaxes still circulating widely on Facebook »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Saturday, April 13, 2013 – The phenomenon recently has been poked fun of in a variety of…

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Rep. Guthrie: Democratic opponent’s opinion piece was ‘dead wrong’ »

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By BRETT GUTHRIE U.S. Representative, Ky-2 Thursday, July 17, 2014, 4:10 p.m. – An opinion piece recently appeared in the Nelson County…

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‘Brooks & Co.’ to air concerns about state mosquito spraying program »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 14, 2014 – Tune in from 11 to noon Wednesday for “Brooks &…

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Opinion: Rep. Guthrie a symptom of a dysfunctional Congress »

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By RON LEACH Democratic Candidate for Congress Monday, July 14, 2014 – The recent passage of the “Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act…

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Transparency, accountability needed for drug program serving poor, uninsured »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Monday, July14, 2014 – We should never discount the unintended consequences of welfare programs,…

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Bluegrass Beacon: To join a union or not to join is a right-to-work question »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, July 3, 2014 – ‘Tis the season to celebrate America’s independence and recent…

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Bluegrass Beacon: ‘Business-friendly’ and ‘right-to-work’ are no coincidence »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Tuesday, July 21, 2014 – “Coincidence,” may indeed be, as Albert Einstein put it, “God’s way of remaining anonymous.” But it cannot…

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