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Buzick Construction crew named winners of 2015 ‘Tough Crew Contest’ »

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    NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 1, 2015 — Charles Miles and his bourbon warehouse construction crew with Buzick Construction were announced Tuesday as the winners of the 2015 Cintas & Carhartt Tough Crew Contest. In his entry, Chuck described his crew as hard workers who build whiskey warehouses throughout […]…

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In wake of court ruling, judge executive says he’ll no longer wed couples »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 10:30 am. — In the wake of Friday’s Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, Nelson County Judge Executive Dean Watts said he will no longer perform marriages. His decision wasn’t a snap judgment, but one that he’s spent time considering “I’ve thought […]…

Jun 30 2015 / Read More »

Hardin County native named new principal at Bloomfield Middle School »

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  By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, June 29, 2015, 9 p.m. — Hardin County native Traci Burke was named the new principal of Bloomfield Middle School by the school’s site-based council Monday afternoon. Burke received a warm welcome from by a crowd that included school and district administrators, teachers and […]…

Jun 29 2015 / Read More »

Heaven Hill seeks to build warehouse complex in Cox’s Creek area »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, June 29, 2015, 4 p.m. — Need proof Kentucky Bourbon is booming? Heaven Hill Distilleries has applied to rezone 174 acres of land in the Coxs Creek area for development of new warehouses. The tracts, owned by William Donald and Mary Margaret Clark, and Mark and Debbie […]…

Jun 29 2015 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: ‘False choice’ falsely describes Obamacare critics »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, June 27, 2015, 4 p.m. – Nowhere is President Obama’s perfected use of the “false choice” rhetorical technique more apparent than when he misrepresents critics of his inaccurately named Affordable Care Act as offering only either/or ultimatums when, in fact, they articulate reasonable – and better […]…

Jun 29 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Food Service Inspections, May-June 2015 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT EDITOR’S NOTE: The food service inspection data shown was obtained from the Lincoln Trail Health Department. The scores listed may not reflect the latest inspection data. The results will be updated as they become available from the Lincoln Trail Health Department. Editor’s Note: Pie Doh’s score first published […]…

Jun 26 2015 / Read More »

Council meets to give final approval of worker wage & classification plan »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, June 25, 2015, 11 p.m. — The Bardstown City Council met briefly Thursday to wrap up some final business before the end of the fiscal year on Tuesday, June 30. The council approved the second and final reading of a new classification and compensation plan […]…

Jun 25 2015 / Read More »

Video: Bardstown City Council regular meeting, June 23, 2015 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, June 26, 2015 — The June 23, 2015 meeting of the Bardstown City Council. The council discussed the proposed 2015-16 budget prior to approving it in a 5-1 vote. The council also revisited the fire department issue.   Video courtesy of WBRT Radio and The Nelson County […]…

Jun 25 2015 / Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court regular meeting, June 23, 2015 »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, June 26, 2015 — Nelson Fiscal Court meeting of Tuesday, June 23, 2015. The meeting was a special-called meeting due to the court moving the dates for both of its meetings in June. The court approved an ordinance that requires all businesses that provide piercing or tattoo […]…

Jun 25 2015 / Read More »

Distillery lagoon stench is on the minds — and noses — of city residents »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 9 a.m. — The putrid smell of the treatment lagoons at Barton 1792 Distillery are on the mind — and in the noses — of Bardstown residents. At Tuesday’s Bardstown City Council meeting, two Bardstown residents spoke out about the ongoing problem […]…

Jun 24 2015 / Read More »

With budget approved, tempers flare during fire department discussion »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 11:55 p.m. — The Bardstown City Council held second reading on its 2015-16 fiscal year budget, though for a time Tuesday night it wasn’t clear what version of the budget the council had in front of them to approve. Councilman Francis Lydian […]…

Jun 24 2015 / Read More »

Police chase ends in hay field with arrests, discovery of meth lab materials »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 23, 2015 UPDATED 5 p.m. — A police pursuit that began in Bullitt County ended Tuesday afternoon in a Nelson County hay field with the arrest of two Bullitt County men and the discovery of drugs and meth lab materials in their stolen car. William K. […]…

Jun 23 2015 / Read More »
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Nelson County Jail Logs–June 30-July 1, 2015 »

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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. […]

Jul 1 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–June 29, 2015 »

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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. […]

Jun 30 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–June 26-29, 2015 »

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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. […]

Jun 29 2015 / Read More »

Three injured in motorcycle crash on KY 55 north of Bloomfield »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, June 27, 2015, 2:40 p.m. — Three people were injured Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle accident on Taylorsville Road outside Bloomfield. Nelson County EMS and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched at 1:20 p.m. to an injury accident involving at least two motorcycles about a mile […]

Jun 27 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–June 19-25, 2015 »

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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. […]

Jun 26 2015 / Read More »

Firefighters respond for possible structure fire at old Bardstown Mills »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, June 26, 2015, 3 a.m. — The Bardstown Fire Department, Nelson County EMS and Bardstown Police responded to a report of a lightning strike and possible structure fire in the area of the old Bardstown Mills complex at 204 West Muir. At 2:13 a.m. Friday morning, a […]

Jun 26 2015 / Read More »

Police responding to church burglar alarm find youth fleeing building »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 1:30 a.m. — Bardstown Police responding to an active burglar alarm at the Bardstown Baptist Church Monday night were greeted by a group of eight to 10 juveniles who fled the building through a side door and scattered in different directions. At 8:31 p.m., […]

Jun 23 2015 / Read More »

Two people injured Monday night in two-car crash on Wire Lane »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 1:35 a.m. — Two people suffered minor injuries Monday night in a two-car collision on Wire Lane. Nelson County EMS and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the reported accident at 10:27 p.m. EMS transported the drivers —  Christopher Girdley, 34, of […]

Jun 23 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–June 18-19, 2015 »

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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. […]

Jun 19 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–June 17, 2015 »

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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. […]

Jun 18 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–June 16, 2015 »

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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. […]

Jun 18 2015 / Read More »

Two injured Saturday in two-vehicle Chaplin-Taylorsville Rd. crash »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 3:15 a.m. — Two people were injured Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Chaplin-Taylorsville Road. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, at about 2:40 p.m. Saturday a 1998 Chevrole Lumina operated by Bonnie V. Sudduth, 47, of Shepherdsville struck a 2008 Buick […]

Jun 16 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–June 12-15, 2015 »

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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. […]

Jun 15 2015 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs–June 8-12, 2015 »

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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. […]

Jun 14 2015 / Read More »

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Obituary: Helen Frances Ray Carter, 84, New Haven »

Helen Frances Ray Carter, 84, of New Haven, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at her home in New Haven. She was a member of St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in New Haven and the church altar society. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Haven Senior Citizens. She was born July…

Jul 2 2015 / Read More »
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Buzick Construction crew named winners of 2015 ‘Tough Crew Contest’ »

    NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 1, 2015 — Charles Miles and his bourbon warehouse construction crew with Buzick Construction were announced Tuesday as the winners of the 2015 Cintas & Carhartt Tough Crew Contest. In his entry, Chuck described his crew as hard workers who build whiskey warehouses throughout…

Jul 1 2015 / Read More »
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Bluegrass Beacon: ‘False choice’ falsely describes Obamacare critics »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, June 27, 2015, 4 p.m. – Nowhere is President Obama’s perfected use of the “false choice” rhetorical technique more apparent than when he misrepresents critics of his inaccurately named Affordable Care Act as offering only either/or ultimatums when, in fact, they articulate reasonable – and better…

Jun 29 2015 / Read More »
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Nelson County Food Service Inspections, May-June 2015 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT EDITOR’S NOTE: The food service inspection data shown was obtained from the Lincoln Trail Health Department. The scores listed may not reflect the latest inspection data. The results will be updated as they become available from the Lincoln Trail Health Department. Editor’s Note: Pie Doh’s score first published […]…

Jun 26 2015 / Read More »
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Nelson County Jail Logs–July 1, 2015 »

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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Bluegrass Beacon: ‘False choice’ falsely describes Obamacare critics »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, June 27, 2015, 4 p.m. – Nowhere is President Obama’s perfected use of the “false choice” rhetorical technique more apparent than…

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Bluegrass Beacon: High court review a chance for state’s rights to win »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, June 20, 2015, 8 p.m. – The Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision…

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A 529 savings plan can ensure brighter future for college-bound children »

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By CARL P. ROLLINS KHEAA Executive Director Thursday, May 28, 2015 — Graduation season is under way and for many families, it’s…

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Opinion: Kentucky workers need better trade policies, not worse »

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By JASON BAILEY Kentucky Center for Economic Policy Monday, May 18, 2015, 8 p.m. — When the U. S. Senate blocked giving…

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Bluegrass Beacon: Lessons from the high cost of high-speed failure »

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By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Saturday, March 21, 2015, 4 p.m. – While some in the Lexington Fayette Urban…

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A mix of old & new technology improves severe weather safety »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, March 10, 2015 — National Weather Service Meteorologist Joe Sullivan’s message Monday…

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Bardstown Police: Craigslist sellers need to be alert for fake check scam »

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NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:30 p.m. — The Bardstown Police Department are warning Craigslist users…

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Latest Nielsen ratings show WBRT leading other stations in listenership »

By NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, April 2, 2015 — The 2015 Nielsen ratings released March 30 show that WBRT is not only the most listened to…

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