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Candidates Ed Mattingly, David Reed are Friday’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ guests »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 10 a.m. – Tune in at 11 a.m. Friday 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 Friday’s […]…

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Common sense approach to fighting meth is paying off »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 12:15 a.m. – Forgive me, but I want to say to the pencil-pushing Kentucky State Police lobbyists and the drug task-force zealots: We told you so. A common-sense approach to fighting the scourge of methamphetamine not only won out in the legislature – […]…

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »

Candidates Audrey Haydon, David Shields are today’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ guests »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 7:30 a.m. – Tune in at 11 a.m. today to the “Bradford & Brooks” radio show for the candidate interviewseries that continues today with Audrey Haydon, Democratic candidate for 50th District state representative and David Shields, Democratic candidate for magistrate in the county’s 4th […]…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »

Superintendent: Schools’ test scores show ‘extremely strong’ growth countywide »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 1 a.m. – Nelson County Schools Superintendent Anthony Orr and the board of education received a detailed briefing of the district’s recently released K-PREP scores — a briefing that left Orr smiling. “Everywhere we look in the district we see good things […]…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown board of education reviews district’s 2013-14 K-PREP scores »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 9 p.m. – The Bardstown Independent Schools board of education reviewed the district’s 2013-14 K-Prep scores and found plenty of reasons to celebrate. Though the district’s overall score narrowly missed the “proficient” mark, Superintendent Brent Holsclaw pointed out that the scores still […]…

Oct 21 2014 / Read More »

Court OKs zoning, paving requests; clerk asks voters to check polling locations »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 10:50 a.m. – Nelson Fiscal Court approved first reading of three zoning requests Tuesday during its second regular meeting this month. The magistrates approved a request from Alvin King to rezone 2.496 acres on KY 245 from A-1 agriculutre to R-1A residential. […]…

Oct 21 2014 / Read More »

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 »



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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 »

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 »


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Obituary: Wilmer E. Albert, 93, Lebanon »

Wilmer E. Albert, 93, of Lebanon, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the Louisville V.A. Hospital. He was a retired mechanical engineer having worked at Angel Manufacturing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elkanah and Virginia Ethel Mountcastle Albert. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Smith Albert of Lebanon; four daughters, Theresa Kathleen Albert…

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »
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Cox’s Station NSDAR, KYSSAR to mark Capt. Robert Samuels’ grave Nov. 1 »

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 – Cox’s Station Chapter, NSDAR and Gov. Isaac Shelby Chapter, KYSSAR will participate in a commemorative marking of the grave of Captain Robert Samuels at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, 2775 Deatsville Road. A musical tribute ceremony sponsored by Cox’s Station will follow at…

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »
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Bluegrass Beacon: Common sense approach to fighting meth is paying off »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 12:15 a.m. – Forgive me, but I want to say to the pencil-pushing Kentucky State Police lobbyists and the drug task-force zealots: We told you so. A common-sense approach to fighting the scourge of methamphetamine not only won out in the legislature –…

Oct 23 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. 22, 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 23 2014 / Read More »
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Bluegrass Beacon: Common sense approach to fighting meth is paying off »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, 12:15 a.m. – Forgive me, but I want to say to the pencil-pushing Kentucky State Police lobbyists and…

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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…

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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…

Oct 17 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…

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Tech

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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