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Victims at Botland home identified as outpourings of grief hit social media »

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STAFF REPORT Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 1 a.m. – The Kentucky State Police confirmed late Tuesday that the adult victim found dead at her Botland home was Kathy Netherland, 48. Her body was accompanied by that of a 16-year-old female juvenile whose name was not released. Sources have identified the second victim as Netherland’s daughter, […]…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

City approves utililty service requests, honors Eagle Scout, SAR »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 11:55 p.m. – The Bardstown City Council approved four requests related to utility services at its regular meeting Tuesday night. TANNERY CREEK. The owners of the property located between South First Street and the Old Kentucky Home Country Club — known at one time as […]…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

Your Community Bank to acquire First Federal Savings Bank »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 2 p.m. – Change is in store for a longtime Bardstown financial institution following the announcement that First Federal Savings Bank of Elizabethtown is being acquired by Community Bank Shares of Indiana, the holding company for Your Community Bank. The $18 million dollar deal announced Tuesday means all of […]…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »

KSP investigating two deaths at home in the Botland community »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 12:45 p.m. (UPDATED 4 p.m.) – The Kentucky State Police are investigating the deaths of two people in the Botland community at a home at 5120 Springfield Road, but remain unsure if the incident is a double murder or a murder-suicide. At about 10:30 Tuesday morning, Nelson County Dispatch […]…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »

Sharp-nosed K-9 leads to drug arrest Monday night on BG Parkway »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 10:15 a.m. – A Lexington man was arrested on drug-related and other charges Monday night after a Bardstown Police officer’s routine traffic stop on the Bluegrass Parkway. Brandon W. Bishop, 26, was arrested on an outstanding probation violation warrant after he was stopped in a 2007 Ford Focus about […]…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »

Police: Wife called 911 after shooting her husband in domestic dispute »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – Police say that it was Jill Lundy, the Bardstown woman who allegedly shot her husband Monday morning, who called 911 to report the incident to police. According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department, Lundy, 30, told police her husband, Mark Lundy, 34, was being transported […]…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »

Today’s ‘Brooks & Co.’ is a special ‘Open Lines Tuesday’ listener call-in show »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, May 22, 2014 – Today’s “Brooks & Company” show will be a special “Open Lines Tuesday,” where listeners can call in and sound off about what’s on their mind. Taxes too high? Gas prices got you down? Tune in 11 to noon today and join the show! Host Jim Brooks will take […]…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »

FOP to sell porkchop lunches Friday to support Ellis D.C. memorial trip »

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STAFF REPORT Monday, April 21, 2014 – The Old Kentucky Home FOP Lodge 43 plans to offer a porkchop lunch this Friday as a fundraiser to support local law enforcement officers who will travel to Washington, D.C. on May 15 for the inclusion of Officer Jason Ellis on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. The […]…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »

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Jail Logs–April 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 […]

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown Fire responds to smell of burning wires on Filiatreau Lane »

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Saturday, April 19, 2014, 6:30 p.m. – The Bardstown Fire Department was called out at 3:07 Saturday afternoon to an apartment in the 2300 block of Filiatreau Lane for an odor investigation. A resident reported the smell of wires buring in the home. The incident commander investigated and found a piece of plastic dishware laying […]

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »

Woman killed in crash when vehicle hits tree near Bloomfield »

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 10:40 a.m. – A woman in her 40s died Wednesday morning when the car she was driving struck a tree on Conley Avenue in Bloomfield. Nelson County EMS and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office was called to respond to the crash scene at 7:32 a.m. The first police officer on the scene […]

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–April 7-13, 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 […]

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–March 28 — April 4, 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 […]

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »

Firefighters called after public works crew hits natural gas line »

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Monday, April 14, 2014, 2:20 p.m. – The Bardstown Fire Department was called Monday morning to the intersection of North Salem and McGowan Avenue for a report of a natural gas leak. Firefighters found a City of Bardstown public works crew at that location replacing a damaged stop sign. While replacing the sign they hit […]

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–March 21-27, 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 […]

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »

Botland man arrested after domestic incident, violence threat »

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Sunday, April 13, 2014, 6 p.m. – A Botland man was arrested Sunday afternoon following a domestic dispute at a home on Ivy Avenue off Greer Lane in the Botland community. At 5 p.m. Sunday, a neighbor called 911 dispatchers to report the incident, and that  there were weapons in the home and a threat […]

Apr 13 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown Fire called to North Third St. for odor investigation »

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Friday, April 11, 2014, 4:40 p.m. – The Bardstown Fire Department responding to Cafe Primo, 122 North Third Street in downtown Bardstown for an odor investigation. E-911 Dispatch received a report that there was a strong smell of natural gas in the area. Bardstown  firefighters arrived on scene and made some initial checks. A representative […]

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown, NE Nelson firefighters called to Lookout Court field fire »

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Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4 p.m. – The Bardstown Fire Department responded to a brush fire on Lookout Court off Marks Lane in the Woodlawn community just after noon today. Firefighters arrived to find more the fire covering more than an acre of ground and threatening to spread to a heavily wooded area. Firefighters requested […]

Apr 10 2014 / Read More »

Construction to slow northbound I-65 traffic at LJ this weekend »

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Thursday, April 10, 2014, 2:40 p.m. – The Kentucky State Police are advising travelers who plan to travel north on I-65 to be aware of construction at the 105 mile marker near the Lebanon Junction interchange. The construction is expected to slow traffic to two lanes from midnight Friday through 5 a.m. Monday. Travelers should […]

Apr 10 2014 / Read More »

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Bernice Hutchins Minor, 87, Bardstown »

Bernice Hutchins Minor, 87, of Bardstown, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Life Care Center of Bardstown. She was born Feb. 21, 1927, in Marion County. She enjoyed her Garden Club membership and judging floral entries at the Nelson County Fair. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church. She was preceded in death…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »
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FOP to sell porkchop lunches Friday to support Ellis D.C. memorial trip »

STAFF REPORT Monday, April 21, 2014 – The Old Kentucky Home FOP Lodge 43 plans to offer a porkchop lunch this Friday as a fundraiser to support local law enforcement officers who will travel to Washington, D.C. on May 15 for the inclusion of Officer Jason Ellis on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. The…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »
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Opinion: Country has strayed from Founding Father’s concept of liberty »

By JUSTIN CARWILE Guest columnist Monday, April 21, 2014, 2:20 p.m. – Our country has been led grossly astray from the principles on which it was founded. If there was one thing the Founding Fathers valued, and sought to obtain by escaping the oppression of the British, it was liberty. So much so that they…

Apr 21 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 […]…

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Jail Logs–April 18-20, 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…

Apr 21 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…

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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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Letter: Senate failed Kentucky landowners by killing eminent domain bill »

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To the Editor, On March 21, with a bipartisan 75-16 vote, HB 31, passed the House and was sent to the Senate.…

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Was Bardstown’s loss in magazine’s contest due to voting ‘irregularities’? »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Friday, March 28, 2014, 9:30 p.m. – Bardstown failed to beat Florence, Ala., in the second…

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Bluegrass Beacon: Time to answer the call for telecom reform in Kentucky »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, March 26, 2014 – Telecommunications companies like AT&T have for three years…

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