News

12 new COVID-19 cases reported in Lincoln Trail District; none new in Nelson County »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, June 6, 2020 — Twelve new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday afternoon by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. None of the new cases were in Nelson County. Nelson County’s total remains at 44 cases since tracking began. Six new cases were confirmed in Hardin County, and six […]…

Jun 4 2020 / Read More »

Lincoln Trail District reports 8 new COVID-19 cases; no new cases in Nelson County »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 3, 2020 — Eight new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the six-county Lincoln Trail District on Wednesday by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. The new cases bring the district’s total to 220 cases. None of the new cases were in Nelson County. Three new cases were […]…

Jun 3 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — June 1-2, 2020 »

Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Jagger Rodney Carden, 18, Bardstown, assault, second-degree; criminal mischief, second-degree. No bond listed. Rachel Ann Jordan, 35, Bardstown, probation violation for misdemeanor offense. Bond is $5,000. James Michael Harrell, 66, Bardstown, wanton endangerment, first-degree. No bond listed. Quinton […]…

Jun 3 2020 / Read More »

Council devotes working session to wrap up its review of draft 2020-21 budget »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — The Bardstown City Council completed its review of the city’s draft fiscal year 2020-2021 budget at its video teleconferenced work session Tuesday evening. The $58.7 million budget includes $9.8 million for a number of capital construction projects in the city’s water and sewer departments. […]…

Jun 2 2020 / Read More »

Two new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday in Nelson County; district total hits 212 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — Two new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Nelson County on Tuesday by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department, bringing the district’s total to 212 cases. According to local sources, one of the new COVID-19 cases is a 35-year-old man who lives in Bardstown. The […]…

Jun 2 2020 / Read More »

Update: One dead in single-vehicle crash Monday night on Lawrenceburg Road »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, the Northeast Nelson Fire Department and Nelson County EMS responded Monday night about 8:50 p.m. for a single vehicle accident reported in the area of 2910 Lawrenceburg Road. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, the pickup truck traveling […]…

Jun 2 2020 / Read More »

Fiscal court considers joining city to use CARES Act funds to help local businesses »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — Nelson Fiscal Court and the City of Bardstown are considering taking some of the federal COVID-19 relief funds each will receive to create a new grant program aimed at helping businesses in the city and county that have been impacted by the […]…

Jun 2 2020 / Read More »

COVID-19 update: 1 new case reported in Nelson County; district total now up to 208 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, June 1, 2020 — One new COVID-19 case was confirmed in Nelson County on Monday by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department According to local sources, the new COVID-19 case is a 53-year-old Bardstown woman. Additional COVID-19 cases were also confirmed Monday in Hardin and Marion counties, with […]…

Jun 2 2020 / Read More »

Candidates for school board, city council, city commission file as deadline nears »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, June 1, 2020 — Anyone planning to file as a candidate for local school board, city council, or city commission seat that will be on the November election, the deadline to file your candidacy paperwork is 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The filing deadline in the past […]…

Jun 1 2020 / Read More »

Legislative update: 2020 graduations, we celebrate your achievement with you »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, June 1, 2020 — To the graduates of 2020, I want to extend my congratulations and best of luck on your future endeavors. Whether you are graduating from high school or college, you have worked and prepared your whole life for the day you get to hear your […]…

Jun 1 2020 / Read More »

Chaplin man arrested following burglary attempt at Pottershop home Wednesday »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, June 1, 2020 — A Chaplin man was arrested Thursday, May 28, 2020, in connection with an investigation of a burglary attempt at a home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in the 800 block of Pottershop Road. Following an investigation by the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, police arrested […]…

Jun 1 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — May 29-30, 2020 »

Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. May 29, 2020 Desean Trequez Taylor, 19, Bardstown, possession of marijuana; unlawful transaction with a minor, second-degree. No bond listed. May 30, 2020 Monty Justin Berry, 29, Bloomfield, criminal trespass, first-degree. No bond listed. -30-…

May 31 2020 / Read More »

Video: Mayor Heaton’s Friday COVID-19 update, May 29, 2020 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, May 22, 2020 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton provides the latest COVID-19 update from Bardstown City Hall. -30-…

May 30 2020 / Read More »

COVID-19 update: New cases reported Friday in Hardin, Marion counties »

Saturday, May 30, 2020 — Two new COVID-19 cases were reported in the Lincoln Trail region on Friday by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. One new cases was reported in Hardin County, and another new case was reported in Marion County. The new cases bring the totals in Hardin and Marion counties to 100 […]…

May 30 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — May 28-29, 2020 »

Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Thursday, May 28, 2020 Sabrina Anna Jarrett, 31, Bardstown, possession of controlled substances, first-degree (opiates); contempt of court (2 counts). No bond listed. Steven Shon Luvisi, 44, New Haven, contempt of court. No bond listed. Friday, May 29, 2020 Charles Rufus Hood, […]…

May 30 2020 / Read More »
Police / Fire / EMS

Nelson County Jail Logs — June 1-2, 2020 »

Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Jagger Rodney Carden, 18, Bardstown, assault, second-degree; criminal mischief, second-degree. No bond listed. Rachel Ann Jordan, 35, Bardstown, probation violation for misdemeanor offense. Bond is $5,000. James Michael Harrell, 66, Bardstown, wanton endangerment, first-degree. No bond listed. Quinton […]

Jun 3 2020 / Read More »

Update: One dead in single-vehicle crash Monday night on Lawrenceburg Road »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, the Northeast Nelson Fire Department and Nelson County EMS responded Monday night about 8:50 p.m. for a single vehicle accident reported in the area of 2910 Lawrenceburg Road. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, the pickup truck traveling […]

Jun 2 2020 / Read More »

Chaplin man arrested following burglary attempt at Pottershop home Wednesday »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, June 1, 2020 — A Chaplin man was arrested Thursday, May 28, 2020, in connection with an investigation of a burglary attempt at a home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in the 800 block of Pottershop Road. Following an investigation by the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, police arrested […]

Jun 1 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — May 29-30, 2020 »

Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. May 29, 2020 Desean Trequez Taylor, 19, Bardstown, possession of marijuana; unlawful transaction with a minor, second-degree. No bond listed. May 30, 2020 Monty Justin Berry, 29, Bloomfield, criminal trespass, first-degree. No bond listed. -30-

May 31 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — May 28-29, 2020 »

Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Thursday, May 28, 2020 Sabrina Anna Jarrett, 31, Bardstown, possession of controlled substances, first-degree (opiates); contempt of court (2 counts). No bond listed. Steven Shon Luvisi, 44, New Haven, contempt of court. No bond listed. Friday, May 29, 2020 Charles Rufus Hood, […]

May 30 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — May 26-28, 2020 »

Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Tuesday, May 26, 2020 James Logan Osborne, 20, Nicholasville, failure to appear (2 counts). No bond listed. Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Arthur Andre Benson, 42, Lansing, Mich., fugitive from another state. No bond listed. Thursday, May 28, 2020 Joshua Ryan Beams, 32, […]

May 28 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–Monday, May 24-25, 2020 »

Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Sunday, May 24, 2020 Dakota Lynn Tingle, 23, Cox’s Creek, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. Monday, May 25, 2020 Kyle Eli Justice, 25, Bardstown, improper display of registration plates; no seat belts; no operators license; possession of drug […]

May 25 2020 / Read More »

Cox’s Creek man arrested after early Sunday crash on BG Parkway exit ramp »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday,, May 24, 2020 — A Cox’s Creek man is facing alcohol-related charges following his early Sunday morning crash on the Bluegrass Parkway’s Exit 25 exit ramp. At about 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning May 24, 2020, a Bardstown Police officer patrolling the Lowe’s parking lot heard what sounded like […]

May 25 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — May 2-22, 2020 »

Saturday, May 2, 2020 Travis Wayne Cundiff, 40, Paducah, probation violation (for felony offense). No bond listed. Sunday, May 3, 2020 Ayanna Ali Mason, 26, Bardstown, trafficking in controlled substance, first-degree (2 or more grams methamphetamine) (2 counts); possession controlled substance, first-degree (cocaine); possession of marijuana; possession controlled substance, first-degree (methamphetamine); possession of drug paraphernalia […]

May 22 2020 / Read More »

Police have ‘person of interest’ in Sunday stabbing death of Bardstown man »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 28, 2020 — The Bardstown Police Department has a person of interest in the stabbing death Sunday of a Bardstown man. According to a police department update, city police detectives’s investigation has led them to develop evidence connected to an individual who they believe as involved in […]

Apr 28 2020 / Read More »

City police investigate early Sunday morning stabbing death of Bardstown man »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, April 26, 2020 — Bardstown Police are investigating the stabbing death of a man in the early hours of Sunday morning. According to a police department press release, officers were dispatched for a report of a stabbing at 1:40 a.m. at a home in the 300 block of […]

Apr 26 2020 / Read More »

Cox’s Creek man dies in 2-vehicle Easter Sunday crash on Springfield Road US150 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 13, 2020 — A 21-year-old Cox’s Creek man was identified as the victim who died in the two-vehicle crash that happened Easter Sunday on US150 near Bardstown Auto Wreckers. At about 1:38 p.m. Sunday, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and Nelson County EMS were dispatched for an […]

Apr 13 2020 / Read More »

Bloomfield family displaced after home damaged in early Easter morning fire »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, April 12, 2020 — A Bloomfield family of six found themselves homeless after their home suffered major damage in an early Easter Sunday morning blaze. At 12:04 a.m. Sunday, the Northeast Nelson Fire Department was dispatched for a reported house on fire in the 100 block of Springfield […]

Apr 12 2020 / Read More »

Local officials provide Friday update in wake of expanding Coronavirus threat »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, April 3, 2020 –– Local government officials, first-responders, school, business and health officials participated Friday morning in a first-ever Webex teleconference aimed at updating the community on how the different sectors of the community are responding to the Coronavirus pandemic. What made this event unususual was that […]

Apr 3 2020 / Read More »

Video

  • Video: Mayor Heaton’s Friday COVID-19 update, May 29, 2020

    Read More

  • Veterans’ sacrifice recalled at Bardstown Memorial Day observance at city cemetery

    Read More

  • Video: Mayor Heaton’s Friday, May 22, 2020 COVID-19 update from city hall

    Read More

  • Video: Mayor Dick Heaton’s COVID-19 update from Bardstown City Hall

    Read More

  • Video: May 11, 2020 Bloomfield City Council meeting

    Read More

  • Video: Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton’s COVID-19 update, May 9, 2020

    Read More

  • Video: Rep. Brett Guthrie discusses federal COVID-19 relief measures

    Read More

  • Video: Mayor Heaton’s COVID-19 Friday update from Bardstown City Hall

    Read More

  • Council OKs funds for COVID-19 relief program for city’s small businesses

    Read More

  • Video: April 13 2020 Bloomfield City Council virtual meeting

    Read More

  • Video: Mayor Heaton’s COVID-19 update from Bardstown City Hall

    Read More

  • Video: Feb. 11, 2020: Bardstown City Council regular meeting

    Read More

  • Video: Feb. 4, 2020 Nelson Fiscal regular meeting

    Read More

  • Video: Jan. 21, 2020, Nelson Fiscal Court 2A resolution vote angers activists

    Read More

Obituary: Sylvia Atcher, 73, Taylorsville »

Sylvia Atcher, 73, of Taylorsville, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1947, in Nelson County to the late Guthrie and Gladys Tingle Hahn. She was a former employee of Colors Of Kentucky and Wright’s Grocery. She was was a former Avon salesperson, as well as a farmer and…

Jun 4 2020 / Read More »

Gazette Archives

Latest Classified Ads

  • There are currently no Ads to show.

News Alerts

Enter your email address to receive the Gazette's updates by email.

Opinion

Legislative update: 2020 graduations, we celebrate your achievement with you »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, June 1, 2020 — To the graduates of 2020, I want to extend my congratulations and best of luck on your future endeavors.…

Jun 1 2020 / Read More »

Legislative update: Higdon outlines focus of upcoming interim committee meetings »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, May 29, 2020 — Senator Jimmy Higdon and members of the Kentucky General Assembly have…

May 29 2020 / Read More »

Opinion: A Christian’s reflection on race in these difficult times »

By JACOB HAMMGuest columnist Thursday, May 28, 2020 — The tragic death of George Floyd brings some things to mind. Last week…

May 28 2020 / Read More »

McCoy: Pandemic means primary election changes will affect how we vote »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Tuesday, May 26, 2020 — Before I begin this week’s session review, I would like to…

May 26 2020 / Read More »

Tech

Review: Behringer HPX2000 headphones offer excellent quality for under $20 »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 — Those of you who know me are already…

Nov 16 2019 / Read More »

‘Hacked’ email message displayed for a short time to Gazette readership »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 16, 2019 — The text of a common email scam was inadvertently posted on…

Jul 16 2019 / Read More »

District’s quick action prevents financial loss after successful ‘phishing’ attempt »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — The Bardstown City Schools were the victim of a…

Apr 16 2019 / Read More »

American Legion Post 42 amateur radio club to meet Monday, Jan. 13th »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOCommunity News Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 — The Nelson County American Legion Post 42 Radio Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at…

Jan 1 2020 / Read More »

Courts