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Fairgoers no longer have to deal with Bluegrass Parkway detour traffic »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, July 18, 2019 — Nelson County residents heading to the Nelson County Fair tonight and the rest of this week won’t have to deal with extra traffic from the Bluegrass Parkway detour. According to a Thusday afternoon text message from Judge Executive Dean Watts, the Department of Transportation […]…

Jul 18 2019 / Read More »

City school board approves paying its share for new aircraft construction instructor »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, July 18, 2019 — The Bardstown City Schools Board of Education approved the district’s share of funding to pay the cost of hiring an instructor for the airplane construction program. High school students from the city school district, county school district, and Bethlehem High will take […]…

Jul 18 2019 / Read More »

Recent Nelson County high school grads receive Farm Bureau scholarships »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 17, 2019 — Eighteen recent high school graduates from Nelson County are recipients of $1,000 scholarships from Nelson County Farm Bureau. In partnership with the County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded more than $460,000 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth. […]…

Jul 17 2019 / Read More »

GOP chairman responds to local Democratic party’s statement on racism »

To the editor, The Nelson County Democratic Party issued a statement on President Trump’s recent tweets about “The Squad.. When I was growing up there was a public service commercial you can still see it today on Youtube by searching “Late 70’s Prejudice PSA”. The commercial had a boy and his grandpa on a boat […]…

Jul 17 2019 / Read More »

Local Democratic party issues statement decrying racism, bigotry, nationalism »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 17, 2019 — The Democratic Party of Nelson County issued a response to what it says is the “silence about the horrendous issues of racism and bigotry” is not an appropriate response to the current climate in America. According to the statement issued Wednesday morning by party […]…

Jul 17 2019 / Read More »

Fiscal Court updated on parkway detours; approves magistrate’s paving requests »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 16, 2019 — Judge Executive Dean Watts publicly thanks the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and the Bardstown Police Department for their help with traffic control in the wake of the Transportation Cabinet’s decision to shut down the eastbound bridge over the Beechfork River between Exit […]…

Jul 17 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 the Nelson County Gazette for a short period of time Monday night. The post may have created concern among readers that their computers may have been affected or hacked. The post was deleted […]…

Jul 16 2019 / Read More »

Nelson County Schools Board of Education set to meet Tuesday evening »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 16, 2019 — The Nelson County Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting will take place today at 5:30 p.m. at the board meeting room at the district’s Central Office, 288 Wildcat Lane. The agenda items include: NRGize the World Student Showcase Workforce Development Quarterly Ignite Operations Consent […]…

Jul 16 2019 / Read More »

Emergency sewer repairs will close North Fifth St. for up to two weeks »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, July 15, 2019 — Beginning Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the City of Bardstown’s Public Works Department will begin emergency maintenance on the sewer main line in the 300 and 400 blocks of North Fifth St. The sewer line work will close North Fifth St. between Broadway and Beall […]…

Jul 15 2019 / Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court to meet 9 a.m. Tuesday on second floor of Old Courthouse »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, July 15, 2019 — Nelson Fiscal Court will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in the fiscal court meeting room on the second floor of the Old Courthouse on Court Square. The agenda for Tuesday’s meeting includes: Closed session to discuss KRS 61.810 1(c) – proposed […]…

Jul 15 2019 / Read More »

Bardstown City Schools board of education to meet at noon on Tuesday »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, July 15, 2019 — The Bardstown Independent School District Board of Education regular board meeting is set for noon Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in the district’s Central Office, 308 N. Fifth St. in Bardstown. The agenda includes the following items: Financial Reports Superintendent’s Report Approval, 2019-20 Child Care/Preschool […]…

Jul 15 2019 / Read More »

Video: July 9, 2019 — Bardstown City Council meeting »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, July 14, 2019 — Video from the Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Bardstown City Council regular meeting. Running time: 39 minutes. -30-…

Jul 14 2019 / Read More »

Video: July 9, 2019 – Cable and Electric Committee meeting »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, July 14, 2019 — Video from the Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Cable and Electric Committee meeting. Running time: 1 hour 18 minutes. -30-…

Jul 14 2019 / Read More »

Video: July 2, 2019 Bardstown City Council work session »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, July 14, 2019 — Video from the Tuesday, July 2, 2019, Bardstown City Council working session. Running time: 32 minutes. -30-…

Jul 14 2019 / Read More »

Jury / Marks / Riley family reunion set for Sunday, Aug. 18 at St. Michael’s in Fairfield »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, July 14, 2019 — All descendants of George Marks and Susannah Crockett MARKS who came to the United States prior to 1800 are invited to attend the JURY – MARKS – RILEY Reunion at noon on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Fairfield. All […]…

Jul 14 2019 / Read More »
Police / Fire / EMS

Ohio woman facing theft charges after stolen car recovered by sheriff’s office »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 9:35 a.m. — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office recovered a stolen vehicle early Wednesday morning and an Ohio woman is facing theft-related charges. Shannon Denise Odum, 36, of Akron, Ohio, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000. At about 3:15 a.m. Wednesday, […]

Jul 10 2019 / Read More »

Drug task force search warrant results in arrests of three at Balltown area home »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 9, 2019 — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office assisted members of the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force with the execution of a search warrant Monday, July 8, 2019, at a home in the 400 block of Balltown Road. Deputies and task force members took a variety […]

Jul 9 2019 / Read More »

Bardstown woman arrested on drug-related charges at Balltown residence »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, July 5, 2019 — A Bardstown woman was arrested Friday evening on drug-related charges at a home in the Balltown community. At about 9:47 p.m. Friday, deputies from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a home in the 400 block of Balltown Road for a report […]

Jul 6 2019 / Read More »

Rolling Fork Fire, police respond to Eddie Miles Road house fire Wednesday night »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 3, 2019 — The Rolling Fork Fire Department and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded Wednesday night to a report of a house fire in the 1200 block of Eddie Miles Road. At about 11:10 p.m. Wednesday, Nelson County Dispatch received several calls from passers by and […]

Jul 4 2019 / Read More »

Sheriff’s office warns residents to be wary of arrest warrant phone calls »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 3, 2019 — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public not to fall for the latest phone call scam that involves the sheriff’s office. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, local residents are receiving phone calls and are told there is a […]

Jul 3 2019 / Read More »

Juveniles face alcohol charges after vehicle crashes into J.T. Riggs residence »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 3, 2019 — The New Hope Fire Department and deputies from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded early Wednesday morning to a non-injury accident involving a residence struck by a 2005 Cheverolet Colorado. According to the sheriff’s office press release, the vehicle was traveling south on […]

Jul 3 2019 / Read More »

Campbellsville woman facing charges after being found in stolen pickup truck »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, June 30, 2019 — A Campbellsville woman faces theft charges after the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office recovered a stolen pickup truck early Sunday morning at a home on Woodside Drive. Just before 1 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a home on Woodside Drive after the resident arrived home […]

Jun 30 2019 / Read More »

Sheriff’s office investigation leads to 9 indictments related to trailer thefts »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, June 20, 2019 — Nine people have been indicted this month by a Nelson County grand jury for their roles in trailer thefts that have taken place this year in Nelson County. On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, William Shelton, 39, of Bardstown, was indicted for his alleged role […]

Jun 20 2019 / Read More »

Two women indicted for exploiting more than $30,000 from elderly man »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, June 20, 2019 — Two women were indicted Wednesday by a Nelson County grand jury for their role in allegedly taking money from an elderly adult. After a lengthy investigation by the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and Adult Protective Services about the care an elderly male adult was […]

Jun 20 2019 / Read More »

Bardstown man indicted on charges of sexual intercourse with 17-year-old »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 19, 2019 — A Bardstown man was indicted by a Nelson County grand jury Wednesday, June 19, 2019, on charges that he had sex with a 17-year-old. Nathan Bowling, 36, of Bardstown, was indicted on charges that include third-degree rape; intimidating a participant in a legal process; […]

Jun 19 2019 / Read More »

Upton man dies in early Sunday morning Bluegrass Parkway single-vehicle crash »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, June 16, 2019, 12:05 p.m. — The victim who died early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash on the Bluegrass Parkway has been identified as Neal R. Bowers, 73, of Upton. According to a sheriff’s office press release, Bowers was driving his 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck westbound […]

Jun 16 2019 / Read More »

Two arrested in Bullitt County after police pursuit begins in Boston area »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2019, 11:55 p.m. — An investigation by the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office of a reported stolen vehicle landed two people in jail following a police pursuit that began on Boston Road and ended on I-65 at the Cedar Grove Road exit. At 2:08 p.m. Friday, the […]

Jun 15 2019 / Read More »

Bardstown man arrested on indictment warrants for local trailer thefts »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, June 8, 2019 — The Bardstown man indicted Wednesday by a Nelson County grand jury for the theft of equipment trailers was arrested Saturday by the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office. Mitchell Ray Ramsey, 38, was arrested at 7:24 a.m. according to the uniform citation. Ramsey was indicted […]

Jun 8 2019 / Read More »

Bardstown man indicted by Nelson County grand jury on sodomy charges »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 5, 2019 (Updated Friday, June 7, 2019)— A Bardstown man was indicted by a Nelson County grand jury Wednesday on five counts of third-degree sodomy. James Phillip Cecil, 63, was charged with five counts of third-degree sodomy that the indictment alleges took place on unspecified dates between […]

Jun 5 2019 / Read More »

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Obituary: Mary Kathleen McIntire, 93, formerly of Botland »

Mary Kathleen McIntire, 93, of Louisville, a native of Botland, died Wednesday July, 17, 2019, at her daughter’s residence in Louisville. She was born Dec. 8, 1925, in Washington County and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Robert McIntire Sr.; one son, William “Bobby”…

Jul 18 2019 / Read More »

Fairgoers no longer have to deal with Bluegrass Parkway detour traffic »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, July 18, 2019 — Nelson County residents heading to the Nelson County Fair tonight and the rest of this week won’t have to deal with extra traffic from the Bluegrass Parkway detour. According to a Thusday afternoon text message from Judge Executive Dean Watts, the Department of Transportation…

Jul 18 2019 / Read More »

GOP chairman responds to local Democratic party’s statement on racism »

To the editor, The Nelson County Democratic Party issued a statement on President Trump’s recent tweets about “The Squad.. When I was growing up there was a public service commercial you can still see it today on Youtube by searching “Late 70’s Prejudice PSA”. The commercial had a boy and his grandpa on a boat…

Jul 17 2019 / Read More »

Flaget Memorial Hospital honors employees with Daisy, Rose Awards »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, May 24, 2019 — Flaget Memorial Hospital has named its Daisy and Rose Award winners for the first quarter of 2019. Barbara Leake, RN, Outpatient Treatment, received the Daisy Award, while Lori Abell, Executive Assistant, received the Rose Award. The Daisy Award is a nationwide program that celebrates […]…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

Nelson County Marriage Licenses — June 2019 »

Editor’s Note: The following individuals have applied for marriage licenses during the month of June 2019 at the Nelson County Clerk’s office. Marriage licenses are valid for 30 days after the date they are issued. The individual who conducts the marriage ceremony has 30 days to return the completed license to the clerk’s office. The…

Jul 8 2019 / Read More »

Opinion

GOP chairman responds to local Democratic party’s statement on racism »

To the editor, The Nelson County Democratic Party issued a statement on President Trump’s recent tweets about “The Squad.. When I was growing up there was a public service commercial…

Jul 17 2019 / Read More »

Dave Says: Cash-needy friend would benefit from some friendly financial advice »

Dear Dave, I’m on Baby Step 2 of your plan, and I’ll be debt-free except for my home by the end of…

Jul 2 2019 / Read More »

Smart Money: Budgeting is boring, but it helps to know where your money is going »

By RACHEL CRUZESyndicated Columnist Monday, July 1, 2019 — One of the seven money habits I often talk about is simply “Make…

Jul 1 2019 / Read More »

McCoy: Honor state’s role in Revolution while celebrating the 4th of July »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Sunday, June 30, 2019 — This time of year our thoughts always turn to the Fourth…

Jun 30 2019 / Read More »

Tech

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 »

Video: April 9, 2019, Cable & Electric Committee meeting »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 15, 2019 — Video from the Cable & Electric Committee meeting held before the…

Apr 15 2019 / Read More »

Wish website connects world’s buyers with the vast Chinese marketplace »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, April 1, 2019 — Many of you have probably either used or…

Apr 1 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 the Nelson County Gazette for a short period…

Jul 16 2019 / Read More »

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