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Nelson, Madison counties added to federal program to fight illegal drugs »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Sept 29, 2014, 4 p.m. – U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office announced today that Nelson and Madison counties have been added to the list of Kentucky counties that make up the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). The HIDTA program provides law enforcement agencies […]…

Sep 29 2014 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: ‘Handshake’ imitates other state’s policy successes »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, 4 a.m. – America’s founders were highly educated men who seized their moment to create a civil society based on a constitution designed to limit constraints and protect the liberty of individuals in order to give those citizens history’s greatest opportunity to fulfill […]…

Sep 26 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown man ticketed Thursday for leaving scene of an accident »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 7:30 p.m. – A Bardstown man was cited for leaving the scene of an accident after his 2006 Chevrolet Trail Blazer was hit by a 2001 Buick Park Avenue near the intersection of Flamingo Drive and North Third Street. According to a […]…

Sep 25 2014 / Read More »

Facebook video post helps police ID suspect in Save-A-Lot store theft »

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  Security video posted on the Bardstown Police Department Facebook page helped identify a suspect in a theft from the Bardstown Save-A-Lot store. NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 – Security camera video posted on the Bardstown Police’s social media page led to the arrest Wednesday of a Bardstown woman […]…

Sep 24 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown man arrested for failing to comply with sex offender registry »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 – Bardstown Police arrested David Anthony Parker, 27, of Bardstown after he failed to comply with the Kentucky State Police Sex Offender Registry. Detective Jason Woodson’s investigation revealed that Parker also had opened Facebook, XBox Live and Playstation network accounts. Parker was charged with […]…

Sep 24 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown sign committee reviews public comments, charts its path forward »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 9:30 p.m. – The Bardstown City Council’s Sign Committee reviewed public comments from the previous committee meeting and began to narrow the issues it will address as it moves forward. Committee member Mary Keene noted that businesses in the historic district can […]…

Sep 24 2014 / Read More »

Trzop bows out of TV debate with ‘illegitimate candidate’ Tim Hutchins »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – Judge Executive candidate Pete Trzop announced Tuesday he was not participating in the PLG-TV televised candidate forum. “While I appreciate your offer, I cannot be a part of a forum that allows for an illegitimate candidate to be part of the […]…

Sep 24 2014 / Read More »

Council votes to cancel, renegotiate recreation & 911 funding agreements »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 (Corrected 12th graf 12:45 p.m.) – The Bardstown City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to end its agreements with Nelson County government that fund the joint city-county recreation program and the countywide E-911 Dispatch services. In a letter to Judge Executive Dean Watts […]…

Sep 24 2014 / Read More »

City council to consider renegotiating E-911, rec agreements with county »

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By JIM BROOKS NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 a.m. – Tonight the Bardstown City Council will consider municipal orders canceling the city’s agreements with the county regarding the city’s monetary contributions to city-county recreation programs and the county’s E-911 Dispatch center. In earlier discussions it was clear that the main issue […]…

Sep 23 2014 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Will EPA rules leave Americans out in the cold this winter? »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 4 a.m. – Imagine what good could have occurred if the United States Senate had followed suit last year after the House of Representatives passed the Regulations from Executive In Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act? The REINS Act, an idea offered by retired […]…

Sep 23 2014 / Read More »

Dave Says: Tithing, getting out of debt not mutually exclusive acts »

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Dear Dave, Do you recommend that people continue tithing and giving while getting out of debt? Sarah Dear Sarah, If you’re tithing, that would refer to you being a Christian or of the Jewish faith. To the best of my knowledge, those are the only two religions where tithing is taught as a part of […]…

Sep 23 2014 / Read More »

Op-Ed: Grimes pledges to raise minimum wage, reduce student loan debt »

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By ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 1:45 p.m. – When Mitch McConnell speaks to the Koch brothers and the other billionaires who bankroll his campaign, he pledges to them what he will NOT do. He will not permit votes, or even debate, on raising the minimum wage. He […]…

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »
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Jail Logs–Sept. 26-29, 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. […]

Sep 29 2014 / Read More »

EMS, police responded for possible suicide attempt in New Haven »

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Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, 10:40 a.m. – Nelson County EMS and police responded to an address on Main Street in New Haven Friday morning about 9:45 for a report of a possible suicide attempt. EMS transported a 30-year-old woman to Flaget Memorial Hospital for evaluation. -30-

Sep 26 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Sept. 24-25, 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. […]

Sep 25 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Sept. 23, 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. […]

Sep 24 2014 / Read More »

Burnt food leads to active fire alarm at Bardstown nursing home »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 7:05 a.m. – The Bardstown Fire Department responded to an active alarm reported at Life Care Center of Bardstown, 120 Life Care Way at 6:55 Wednesday morning. While the fire department command vehicle was responding to the facility, a 911 call reported the alarm […]

Sep 24 2014 / Read More »

Two injured in head-on crash Tuesday on Parkway Drive »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 10:30 a.m. – Two women were injured Tuesday morning in a head-on collision on the Springfield Road end of Parkway Drive. Bardstown Police, Nelson County EMS and the Bardstown Fire Department were dispatched at 7:45 a.m. to the crash involving a Ford F-150 crew […]

Sep 23 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs– Sept. 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. […]

Sep 23 2014 / Read More »

Firefighters called Sunday morning to search for missing teenager »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 2 p.m. – The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office investigated the disappearance early Sunday morning of a 16-year-old girl who disappeared from her home in the 400 block of J.R. Ballard Lane after playing hide-and-seek in a hay field. Deputies were dispatched to the scene […]

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Jail Logs–Sept. 19-21, 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. […]

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Bardstown Police, EMS respond to report of overdose on Scenic Drive »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 9:50 a.m. – Bardstown Police and Nelson County EMS responded Monday morning to a reported overdose on prescription medicine. EMS and police were dispatched at 9:05 a.m. to the 100 block of Scenic Drive in Bardstown. EMS transported a 43-year-old woman to Flaget Memorial […]

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Man severely injured after 25-foot fall inside Chaplin tobacco barn »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, 7:40 p.m. – A Hispanic man in his early 20s was injured Sunday evening when he fell approximately 25 feet inside a tobacco barn. According to witnesses, the man hit two tiers as he fell. Nelson County EMS responded to the 8000 block of […]

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »

One arrested after Sunday morning fight outside Old Talbott Tavern »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Sept. 22, 2014, 3:15 p.m. – A fight outside the Old Talbott Tavern Sunday morning about 1:08 a.m. led Bardstown Police to request the assistance of the joint city-county flex team to help disperse the crowd. Police on the scene for about 15 minutes while the crowd […]

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »

Four-year-old boy injured in Sunday afternoon 4-wheeler accident »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Sept. 22, 2014, 2:45 p.m. – Nelson County EMS was called Sunday afternoon to the 100 block of Abbey Ridge Road for a 4-year-old boy injured in a four-wheeler accident. EMS responded to the call at 2:52 p.m. After assessing the boy’s injuries, EMS transported him non-emergency […]

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »

City police, flex team respond for fight during bourbon festival »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Sept. 22, 2014, 2:45 p.m. – Bardstown Police were dispatch to the Kentucky Bourbon Festival booths near the city recreation center at 11:33 Saturday night. City officers and the joint city-county flex team officers arrived and dispersed the crowd. There were no arrests. -30-

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »

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Obituary: Mary Jane Boblett, 57, Bardstown »

Mary Jane Boblett, 57, of Bardstown, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at her home. She was born June 26, 1957, in Nelson County to the late Joe Daniel and Ruby Burkhead Curtsinger. She was a member of the Bloomfield Church of God, a former waitress at the Talbott Tavern, and a former employee of Union…

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »
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Ceremony to mark Revolutionary War soldier’s grave set for Oct. 5 »

The Cox’s Station Chapter, NSDAR and the Governor Isaac Shelby Chapter, NSSAR will mark the grave of Revolutionary War soldier, John McGee, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at the John McGee Family Cemetery, 527 Sullivan Lane, Bardstown.  Lt. John McGee served with General George Rogers Clark in the Virginia Militia. The marking…

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Bluegrass Beacon: ‘Handshake’ imitates other state’s policy successes »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, 4 a.m. – America’s founders were highly educated men who seized their moment to create a civil society based on a constitution designed to limit constraints and protect the liberty of individuals in order to give those citizens history’s greatest opportunity to fulfill…

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Nelson, Madison counties added to federal program to fight illegal drugs »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, Sept 29, 2014, 4 p.m. – U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office announced today that Nelson and Madison counties have been added to the list of Kentucky counties that make up the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). The HIDTA program provides law enforcement agencies […]…

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Jail Logs–Sept. 26-29, 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.…

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Dave Says: Tithing, getting out of debt not mutually exclusive acts »

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Dear Dave, Do you recommend that people continue tithing and giving while getting out of debt? Sarah Dear Sarah, If you’re tithing,…

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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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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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