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Heaton, Beery interviewed on Friday edition of WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 — “Bradford & Brooks” will continue its series of candidate interviews with a very special Friday morning show riday morning, Oct. 19, 2018. Friday morning at 11 a.m., join Jim & Margie for interviews with Dick Heaton, candidate for mayor of Bardstown, and Jim […]…

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

Bardstown Craft Beer Festival set for Saturday at the Farmer’s Market »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 — The 2018 Bardstown Craft Beer Festival is set to kick off Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at the Farmer’s Market pavilion in historic downtown Bardstown. The event begins at 6 p.m. and will feature more than 100 different craft & specialty beers from Kentucky […]…

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

Boston Road home suffers extensive damage in early morning fire »

  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 — A Boston Road home was heavily damaged by a fire that was reported just before midnight Wednesday night. Just before midnight, the Nelson County Fire Department and Nelson County EMS were dispatched for a single family home on fire in the 5600 […]…

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

American Idol finalist to entertain at GOP picnic set for Saturday, Oct. 27th »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 — The public is invited to the annual Republican picnic set for 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion on East Flaget Ave. The event will offer free food and activities for the kids. Come out and meet local Republican […]…

Oct 17 2018 / Read More »

Video: Oct. 16, 2018 Nelson County Fiscal Court regular meeting »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 — Video of the Nelson Fiscal Court meeting of Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Items on the agenda included approval of a zero-interest loan from Salt River Electric to fund the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre renovations; a report from the Lincoln Trail District Health Department […]…

Oct 17 2018 / Read More »

Dave Says: If you can pay off your car loan with cash, do it now (if not sooner!) »

Dear Dave, I can’t decide what to do about my car. I owe $8,000 on it, and I have the cash to pay it off with plenty left over. One of my co-workers said I shouldn’t pay it off, because I have a very low interest rate on the loan. What do you think? Derricka […]…

Oct 16 2018 / Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court approves Salt River bridge loan for amphitheater project »

  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 — Nelson Fiscal Court gave its approval of an application for a zero-interest loan from Salt River Electric to help with financing of the renovations of the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre renovation project. The $330,000 loan will help finance the project […]…

Oct 16 2018 / Read More »

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth hosting state senator, representative candidate forums »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 — The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are hosting candidate forums that will feature the candidates for 50th District state representative and 14th District state senator. 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 – 50th District State Representative candidate forum at O’Connell Hall on the […]…

Oct 16 2018 / Read More »

Beekeeping equipment swap meet set for Washington Co. Extension Office »

  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO Community News Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 — The Washington County Beekeepers Association is hosting a Fall Bee Equipment Swap Meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Washington County Extension Office. If you are looking for beekeeping equipment or have surplus or specialized […]…

Oct 15 2018 / Read More »

President Trump stumps for Barr, energizes crowd at EKU campus campaign stop »

  By JIM & TAMMY BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 (RICHMOND) — President Donald Trump energized a crowd of more than 6,100 people packed in Alumni Coliseaum Saturday evening on the campus of Richmond’s Eastern Kentucky University. The campaign rally aimed at supporting Republican Congressman Andy Barr in his bid […]…

Oct 14 2018 / Read More »

Dryer vent fire prompts evacuation of Slate Run apartment building »

NELSON COUNTY GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 — The residents of a Slate Run apartment building were forced to evacuate their apartments early Saturday morning after a fire was reported in one of the neighboring apartments. At 12:09 a.m. Saturday, the Nelson County Fire Department and Nelson County EMS were […]…

Oct 13 2018 / Read More »

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth hosting state senator, representative candidate forums »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 — The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are hosting candidate forums that will feature the candidates for 50th District state representative and 14th District state senator. 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 – 50th District State Representative candidate forum at O’Connell Hall on the […]…

Oct 12 2018 / Read More »

Video: Oct. 11, 2018 Crystal Rogers investigation update press conference »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 — Video of the Crystal Rogers investigation update press conference with Capt. Jon Snow of the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office from Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.    Running time: About 28 minutes.     -30-…

Oct 12 2018 / Read More »

Chaplin man identified as the victim in Ashes Creek Road fatal crash »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 11, 2018 — Authorities have released the name of the man who died in an accident on Ashes Creek Road sometime early in the morning of Thursday, Oct. 10. At about noon Thursday, deputies from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ashes Creek Road for […]…

Oct 12 2018 / Read More »

WAVE’s Dawn Gee to emcee today’s domestic violence awareness luncheon »

  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 — It isn’t too late to attend the Domestic Violence Awareness Month event today at noon at My Old Kentucky Home State Park. The luncheon at the park’s Great Hall (located at the park’s gift shop) is a fundraiser for the Purple Purse […]…

Oct 12 2018 / Read More »
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Boston Road home suffers extensive damage in early morning fire »

  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 — A Boston Road home was heavily damaged by a fire that was reported just before midnight Wednesday night. Just before midnight, the Nelson County Fire Department and Nelson County EMS were dispatched for a single family home on fire in the 5600 […]

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs – Oct. 12-16, 2018 »

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 […]

Oct 16 2018 / Read More »

Dryer vent fire prompts evacuation of Slate Run apartment building »

NELSON COUNTY GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 — The residents of a Slate Run apartment building were forced to evacuate their apartments early Saturday morning after a fire was reported in one of the neighboring apartments. At 12:09 a.m. Saturday, the Nelson County Fire Department and Nelson County EMS were […]

Oct 13 2018 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Oct. 11-12, 2018 »

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 […]

Oct 12 2018 / Read More »

Chaplin man identified as the victim in Ashes Creek Road fatal crash »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 11, 2018 — Authorities have released the name of the man who died in an accident on Ashes Creek Road sometime early in the morning of Thursday, Oct. 10. At about noon Thursday, deputies from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ashes Creek Road for […]

Oct 12 2018 / Read More »

Lead detective: Crystal Rogers investigation still open, active, ongoing »

  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 — The lead detective who has handled the investigation of Crystal Rogers since the mother of five went missing in July 2015 said Thursday that her case is far from being a “cold case.” Capt. Jon Snow of the Nelson County […]

Oct 11 2018 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–Oct. 10-11, 2018 »

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 […]

Oct 11 2018 / Read More »

Local man facing drug-related charges after single-vehicle Nelsonville Road crash »

  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 — A Bardstown man involved in a single-vehicle crash was arrested early Thursday morning when drugs were found on him and in his vehicle. At 11:26 p.m. Wednesday, a single-vehicle accident with possible injuries was reported near the Bluegrass Parkway overpass on Nelsonville […]

Oct 11 2018 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–Oct. 8-9, 2018 »

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 […]

Oct 9 2018 / Read More »

Two from Louisville face theft charges after located in stolen Jeep near Chaplin »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 — Two Louisville residents were arrested Sunday evening after they were found by Nelson County deputies in a stolen Jeep with registration plates stolen from another state. At about 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, Nelson County Deputies Chris Conway and Dalton Pinkston were looking […]

Oct 8 2018 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–Oct. 5-8, 2018 »

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 […]

Oct 8 2018 / Read More »

One person injured in Sunday tractor rollover accident on Tom Greer Road »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 — One person was injured Sunday afternoon when a farm tractor rolled over, trapping the operator underneath. The Nelson County Fire Department, Nelson County EMS and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded at about 12:52 p.m. Sunday for a report of a man trapped […]

Oct 7 2018 / Read More »

One person injured in single-vehicle accident near Howardstown »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, 4 a.m. — One person was injured early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle accident when a pickup truck struck a tree near Howardstown. At about 2:20 a.m. Sunday, Nelson County EMS and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched for an injury accident near […]

Oct 7 2018 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–Oct. 5-6, 2018 »

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 […]

Oct 6 2018 / Read More »

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  • Video: Aug. 30, 2018 Meeting regarding proposed Cox’s Creek drug rehab clinic

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Obituary: William Wesley ‘Billy’ Mudd Jr., 88, Bloomfield »

William Wesley “Billy” Mudd Jr., 88, of Bloomfield, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Landmark of Bardstown. He was born Oct. 5, 1930, in Nelson County to the late William Wesley and Lillian Morris Mudd Sr. He was the former owner of the Chevron Station in Bloomfield, was an auctioneer and the owner of Billy…

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

Bardstown Craft Beer Festival set for Saturday at the Farmer’s Market »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 — The 2018 Bardstown Craft Beer Festival is set to kick off Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at the Farmer’s Market pavilion in historic downtown Bardstown. The event begins at 6 p.m. and will feature more than 100 different craft & specialty beers from Kentucky…

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

Dave Says: If you can pay off your car loan with cash, do it now (if not sooner!) »

Dear Dave, I can’t decide what to do about my car. I owe $8,000 on it, and I have the cash to pay it off with plenty left over. One of my co-workers said I shouldn’t pay it off, because I have a very low interest rate on the loan. What do you think? Derricka…

Oct 16 2018 / Read More »

City of Bardstown’s mosquito fogging program to operate Wednesday »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 — The City of Bardstown’s mosquito fogging program is continuing this coming Wednesday evening, Oct. 10, 2018. If necessary, the city will also fog to kill mosquitoes, if weather permits, from dusk until dawn, on the Wednesday, Oct. 31. During fogging operations, please keep […]…

Oct 7 2018 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs – Oct. 12-16, 2018 »

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…

Oct 16 2018 / Read More »

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Dave Says: If you can pay off your car loan with cash, do it now (if not sooner!) »

Dear Dave, I can’t decide what to do about my car. I owe $8,000 on it, and I have the cash to pay it off with plenty left over. One…

Oct 16 2018 / Read More »

Judge exec candidate seems to view all officials as corrupt, overpaid, irresponsible »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 — After sitting on the sidelines and not voicing an opinion, I…

Oct 6 2018 / Read More »

Higdon: Participate in our democracy — register to vote before Oct. 9 deadline »

By JIMMY HIGDON 14th District State Senator Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 — With the passing of National Voters Registration Day on Sept.…

Sep 28 2018 / Read More »

General Assembly update: Kentucky directing more resources to opioid crisis »

By JIMMY HIGDON 14th District State Senator Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 — As Kentucky continues to struggle with an opioid-drug epidemic ravaging our…

Sep 14 2018 / Read More »

Tech

City cable will drop WHAS, WLKY at midnight Dec. 31 if retransmission talks fail »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 — Retransmission agreements with two Louisville broadcast stations are set…

Dec 27 2017 / Read More »

Fiscal Court delays action on telecom franchise for Kentucky Wired »

  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 — Nelson Fiscal Court delayed taking action Tuesday…

Oct 3 2017 / Read More »

Newspaper website anniversary part of my ‘long, strange trip’ through technology »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, June 9, 2017 — A recent editorial in The Kentucky Standard heralded…

Jun 9 2017 / Read More »

County coroner candidates interviewed today on ‘Bradford & Brooks’ radio show »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 — Don’t miss today’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show at 11 a.m. on WBRT 1320 AM / 97.1 FM. Margie…

Sep 26 2018 / Read More »

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