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Bluegrass Beacon: Right-to-work is the right message for Kentucky’s governor »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, 12:15 a.m. – The 3,748 manufacturers that have stayed in Kentucky and employ 228,600 workers – despite a less-than-friendly business atmosphere – deserve all of the accolades Frankfort can muster, including Gov. Steve Beshear’s decree that October is “Manufacturing Month in the Commonwealth.” […]…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Nelson Circuit Court Indictments–Oct. 15, 2014 »

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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, Oct. 17, 2014 – The following people were indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. They are scheduled for arraignment Thursday, Nov. 6, […]…

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Jeff Lear has served 4th District, county well as magistrate »

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To the Editor: As a resident of the Fourth District here in Nelson County, I would like to say how much I appreciate my magistrate, Mr. Jeff Lear. He has always been readily accessible by phone, e-mail, and in person, and he truly takes the time to listen to his constituents. Mr. Lear understands the […]…

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

Floyd: Opponent’s ads don’t tell the whole story of the votes they cite »

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By DAVID FLOYD 50th District Representative Let’s analyze the latest political attack by my opponent. On both television and in print (haven’t heard it on the radio yet) she mentions my “No” votes on a bill in three different legislative sessions. In 2012, prior to the last election, it was HB 250. The next year […]…

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

Cassel, Watts are studio guests today on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 – Tune in Friday 11 to noon for a very special Friday edition of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show, a civil discourse on civic events. The show’s candidate interview series continues Friday morning, with Jeff Cassel, Republican candidate for 3rd District magistrate at […]…

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

Chairman suspends city sign committee, plans to draft revised ordinance »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, 10:30 p.m. (UPDATED Oct. 16, 2014 9 a.m.) – The committee reviewing Bardstown’s sign ordinance has ended its weekly meetings due largely to the absence of representation from the Joint City-County Planning Commission. Chairman Larry Green met with four members of the […]…

Oct 15 2014 / Read More »

Pedestrian dies after struck by pickup truck Tuesday on Jones Avenue »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, 1:30 p.m. – Bardstown Police are investigating an accident Tuesday night involving a pedestrian who was struck by a pickup truck and later died of his injuries. At about 8:20 Tuesday evening, police and Nelson County EMS were dispatched to the area of the […]…

Oct 15 2014 / Read More »

City council OKs review of employee pay, swears-in new police officer »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, 11:55 p.m. – The Bardstown City Council moved forward with a review and revamping of its employee compensation plan at its regular meeting Tuesday night. The council voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Bill Sheckles to enter into a contract with Paul E. […]…

Oct 15 2014 / Read More »

Candidates Tim Hutchins, J.T. Fulkerson are today’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ guests »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, 11:30 p.m. – Tune in at 11 a.m. today to the “Bradford & Brooks” radio show for the candidate interview series that continues today with Tim Hutchins, the independent candidate for Nelson County judge executive and J.T. “Thomas” Fulkerson, Republican candidate for Nelson County […]…

Oct 15 2014 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Speaking the truth to potential Teamster members »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, 11 p.m. – Longtime NBA forward Paul Pierce, who’s being paid a handsome $5.3 million this year, is making waves with his recent comment that he hopes his infant son does not follow in his footsteps and instead plays major league baseball. “They’ve […]…

Oct 14 2014 / Read More »

McConnell: HIDTA designation will help deter drug trafficking, save lives »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, 11:40 p.m. -- Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell visited Bardstown Friday afternoon to formally announce Nelson County’s inclusion in the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program. The HIDTA designation means additional federal resources will be available in Nelson County to […]…

Oct 11 2014 / Read More »

Ex-chaplain cites coroner’s ‘willful violation of public trust’ in ethics spat »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, 10 a.m. – Nelson County Coroner Rayfield “Field” Houghlin was advised on more than one occasion his hiring of his daughter as deputy coroner violated the nepotism rules contained in the county’s ethics ordinance, yet took no action to resolve the conflict. […]…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »


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Women injured Sunday night in rollover crash on KY 55 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, 11 a.m. – A 23-year-old woman was injured Sunday night in a single-vehicle crash on Springfield Road near Bloomfield. Nelson County EMS, police and the Northeast Nelson Fire Department responded to the crash, which was located about a quarter of a mile north of […]

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 17-19, 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 record. […]

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 13-15, 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 record. […]

Oct 16 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown firefighters respond for Ashberry Drive odor investigation »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, 1 a.m. – The Bardstown Fire Department was called Monday night to an apartment in the 100 block of Ashberry Drive for an odor investigation. The caller told dispatchers of a smell that resembled burning rubber. Firefighters responded to the call at 10:41 p.m. […]

Oct 14 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 10-12, 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 record. […]

Oct 13 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown woman dies in two-vehicle crash at US150, Poplar Flat »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, 7 p.m. – A Bardstown woman died Saturday as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Springfield Road and Poplar Flat. Nelson County EMS and police were dispatched at 11:41 a.m. The Bardstown Fire Department was called out […]

Oct 12 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 4-6, 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 record. […]

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 1-3, 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 record. […]

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »

EMS responds to report of employee struck by forklift at local factory »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, 2 a.m. – Nelson County EMS responded Wednesday afternoon to a report of a man struck by forklift at American Fuji Seal, 1051 Bloomfield Road. EMS responded to the call at 3:47 p.m. The man was transported to Flaget Memorial Hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, […]

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »

EMS, police respond Thursday evening to reported suicide attempt »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, 1 a.m. – Nelson County EMS was called Thursday evening to an address on Wheeler Road for a man who apparently cut his wrist in a suicide attempt. EMS and two Nelson County sheriff’s deputies responded to the call at 6:45 p.m. EMS transported […]

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »

Firefighters respond to active fire alarm at Mill Creek Baptist Church »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, 1 a.m. – The Bardstown Fire Department was called Thursday afternoon to respond to an active fire alarm at Mill Creek Baptist Church, 431 Poplar Flat Road. Firefighters received the call at 3:55 p.m. The first units on scene reported that there was light […]

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 8-9, 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 record. […]

Oct 9 2014 / Read More »

Teen injured in crash after swerving to avoid hitting deer »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, 11:50 p.m. – A 17-year-old teenager was injured Wednesday night about 11 p.m. when he swerved to miss a deer on Woodlawn Road near American Drive. The vehicle the teen was driving left the roadway and went down an embankment. Nelson County EMS, police […]

Oct 8 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 6-7, 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 record. […]

Oct 7 2014 / Read More »


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Obituary: Allen Edward Culver, Sr.,75, Bardstown »

Allen Edward Culver, Sr.,75, of Bardstown, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Baptist East Hospital. He was a native of New Haven. He was born April 15, 1939, to the late Martin and Corrine Bryan Culver. He was a retired employee of General Electric, a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Springfield, an Army…

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Snow Pageant set for Friday, Nov. 21 at Nelson County Civic Center »

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 – The Nelson County Fair Board Pageant Committee is hosting a Snow Pageant at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at the Nelson County Civic Center. This pageant is open to all females, grades K-12th, who are residents of Nelson County. The entry fee is $20 per contestant and the winners…

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Bluegrass Beacon: Right-to-work is the right message for Kentucky’s governor »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, 12:15 a.m. – The 3,748 manufacturers that have stayed in Kentucky and employ 228,600 workers – despite a less-than-friendly business atmosphere – deserve all of the accolades Frankfort can muster, including Gov. Steve Beshear’s decree that October is “Manufacturing Month in the Commonwealth.”…

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Unpasteurized raw milk cited as source of recent Kentucky E. coli outbreak »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, 9:20 p.m. – The recent outbreak of E. coli-related illnesses among four children, including a Nelson County child, has been traced to the consumption of unpasteurized milk. According to Food Safety News, each of the children hospitalized in the outbreak belong to […]…

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Jail Logs–Oct. 17-19, 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 record.…

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Bluegrass Beacon: Right-to-work is the right message for Kentucky’s governor »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, 12:15 a.m. – The 3,748 manufacturers that have stayed in Kentucky and employ 228,600 workers – despite a…

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Letter: Jeff Lear has served 4th District, county well as magistrate »

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To the Editor: As a resident of the Fourth District here in Nelson County, I would like to say how much I…

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Bluegrass Beacon: Speaking the truth to potential Teamster members »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, 11 p.m. – Longtime NBA forward Paul Pierce, who’s being…

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Bluegrass Beacon: ‘Handshake’ imitates other state’s policy successes »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, 4 a.m. – America’s founders were highly educated men who…

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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…

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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: 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…

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