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Letter: Candidate for judge has been spreading ‘venom of hatred’ »

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To the editor, Each day I like to get on your site and see what is happening around the Nelson County area. For the past several days I have noticed as with reading The Kentucky Standard, that one of the gentlemen running for County Judge has brought his venom of hatred to your fine website. […]…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »

Candidates for Bardstown mayor interviewed today on ‘Bradford & Brooks’ »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 29, 2014, 1:45 a.m. – Tune in at 11 a.m. Thursday morning for a very special edition of the “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. Jim and Margie will continue their series of candidate interviews as the Nov. 4 General Election draws near. The candidates for Thursday’s […]…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

Councilmen concerned mayor granted raises without council approval »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, 7:30 p.m. – Pay raises for some city employees have several members of the Bardstown City Council asking why they were not informed about the raises or the impact they might have on the city’s 2014-15 budget. In the week of Oct. […]…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Candidate says teamwork is key to Nelson County’s future success »

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To the editor, Four years ago, I set forth a plan to move Nelson County government forward in the coming years. The plan was simple and straightforward: 1) Establish Ethical Government 2) Create a Pro-Business Environment, and 3) Enhance the Community. From all of the career politicians taking the plan, changing a few words, and […]…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Negative and false comments won’t get in candidate’s way »

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To the editor, On Wednesday, Oct. 29th, the Nelson County Gazette published a negative letter written questioning me and my vision for the future of Nelson County. When I entered this race for Nelson County Judge Executive, I promised a vision of hope and positive change. With this promise, both myself and my team have […]…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Hutchins is not the conservative in the judge executive race »

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To the editor, I received the “Tim Hutchins for Nelson County Judge Executive” flier in the mail yesterday. After reading both sides of his flier, it is apparent that Mr. Hutchins is not quite “the only true conservative” in the race. As a matter of fact, I do not believe he is conservative at all. […]…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

David Floyd, Keith Metcalfe are guests today on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, 11:45 p.m. – Tune in at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning for a very special edition of the “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. Jim and Margie will continue their series of candidate interviews as the Nov. 4 General Election draws near. The candidates for Wednesday’s […]…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

Council OKs zoning change, HRB recommendations at monthly meeting »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 – The Bardstown City Council gave final approval Tuesday night of a zoning amendment for a former daycare business location at 1315 North Third St. The amended zoning will allow the new tenant to have a flowers and gift shop called Stargazers […]…

Oct 28 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Supports Pete Trzop in race for Nelson County judge executive »

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To the editor, Dr. Pete Trzop is a close friend of mine who I have worked with closely over the years serving our Nelson County community. Pete is a person who constantly is working to help seniors with Bardstown at Home, veterans and their families with the American Legion and other service organizations, and helps […]…

Oct 28 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Tim Hutchins is the judge executive candidate with ‘vision of hope’ »

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To the editor When I was a young man back in the late 70’s and early 80’s I decided to join the U.S. Navy. At that time I did not understand politics. From what a Republican was from a Democrat. I guess it was just a case of young, dumb and stupid. I did know […]…

Oct 27 2014 / Read More »

Thursday fundraiser to help pay for Missy Ritchie burial expenses »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, 8 p.m. – Friends and acquaintances of Missy Ritchie will gather Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to enjoy good food and music to raise money to pay Missy’s funeral expenses. Cox’s Creek resident Missy Ritchie, 47, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at her […]…

Oct 27 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Lear has been a ‘dedicated, responsible’ 4th District magistrate »

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To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to ask for your vote to re-elect Jeff Lear. He has proven himself to be a dedicated, responsible representative for the 4th District. This past year I had the misfortune of being challenged by the Joint City-County Planning and Zoning Commission, a battle I did […]…

Oct 24 2014 / Read More »



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Jail Logs–Oct. 27-28, 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 28 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 24-26, 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 27 2014 / Read More »

Female motorcyclist injured Sunday when her bike collides with pickup »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 8:15 p.m. – A 32-year-old woman was injured Sunday evening when the motorcycle she was operating was struck by a Ford pickup truck near the intersection of Springfield Road and Poplar Flat Road. Nelson County EMS and police were dispatched to the injury accident […]

Oct 26 2014 / Read More »

Nelson County EMS called for injury ATV crash near New Hope »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 7:45 p.m. – Nelson County EMS and police were dispatched to the area of Four Corners Bar, 32 Stringtown Road just after 4 p.m.Sunday for an ATV accident. EMS arrived to find a 27-year-old male whose ATV had crashed and hit a barbed wire […]

Oct 26 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown Fire called Sunday for Lenore Road tractor fire »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 7:45 p.m. – The Bardstown Fire Department responded to a tractor fire reported about 4 p.m. Sunday on Lenore Road about a mile from KY 509. Firefighters arrived to find the tractor next to the roadway was fully involved in flames. Firefighters were on […]

Oct 26 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 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 record. […]

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »

EMS, police respond Thursday to reported suicide attempt »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 1:20 p.m. – Nelson County EMS and police responded to a reported suicide attempt at a home on Farmaway Drive early at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Individuals at the scene worked to control the bleeding from what was described as a self-inflicted cut on […]

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Oct. 20-21, 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 22 2014 / Read More »

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 »


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Obituary: Patricia A. Robinson, 80, Bardstown »

Patricia A. Robinson, 80, of Bardstown, died Monday Oct. 27, 2014, at Windsor Gardens Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 1, 1933, in Nashville. She was a retired self-employed realtor and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by one son-in-law, James Collie “Jimmy” Crawford III; two grandsons; and numerous…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
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Letter: Candidate for judge has been spreading ‘venom of hatred’ »

To the editor, Each day I like to get on your site and see what is happening around the Nelson County area. For the past several days I have noticed as with reading The Kentucky Standard, that one of the gentlemen running for County Judge has brought his venom of hatred to your fine website.…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
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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 […]…

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »
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Jail Logs–Oct. 27-28, 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.…

Oct 28 2014 / Read More »
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Letter: Candidate for judge has been spreading ‘venom of hatred’ »

To the editor, Each day I like to get on your site and see what is happening around the Nelson County area. For the past several days I have noticed…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Candidate says teamwork is key to Nelson County’s future success »

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To the editor, Four years ago, I set forth a plan to move Nelson County government forward in the coming years. The…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Negative and false comments won’t get in candidate’s way »

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To the editor, On Wednesday, Oct. 29th, the Nelson County Gazette published a negative letter written questioning me and my vision for…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

Letter: Hutchins is not the conservative in the judge executive race »

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To the editor, I received the “Tim Hutchins for Nelson County Judge Executive” flier in the mail yesterday. After reading both sides…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

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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…

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…

Nov 3 2013 / Read More »

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…

Oct 17 2013 / 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 »


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