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Sazerac to boost production capacity, add 50 jobs at Barton 1792 Distillery »

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STAFF REPORT Thursday, April 17, 2014, 9:35 a.m. – Sazerac, the parent company of the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, has announced it will spend $71 million for expansions at its three Kentucky distilleries. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, the planned improvements at the Barton distillery include new equipment to boost production capacity along with […]…

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »

New two-year road plan includes funding for Nelson County projects »

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By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 10 p.m. – Funding for several Nelson County road projects are part of the $4.1 billion two-year road construction plan approved Tuesday by the Kentucky General Assembly. The new plan includes funding for construction on the northern section of US31E, the Louisville Road, from the […]…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »

Deadline to register to vote in May primary is Monday, April 21 »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 4 p.m. – Nelson County Clerk Elaine Filiatreau would like to remind those who would like to vote in the 2014 Primary Election the deadline to register is this Monday, April 21. All properly completed mail-in voter registration applications postmarked on or before April 21 will be accepted for […]…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »

Teen driver injured in single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Woodlawn Rd. »

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 3 p.m. – Jacob Carwile, 17, suffered serious injuries Tuesday morning when the 2001 Daewoo he was driving ran off Woodlawn Road and struck a tree. The accident happened in the 3100 block of Woodlawn Road at about 8:22 a.m. According to police, the vehicle was traveling west on Woodlawn Road […]…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »

Cull named new permanent Boston School principal »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 8:45 a.m. – Interim Boston School Principal Dana Cull was named permanently to the job of the principal by the school’s site-based council in a special meeting Monday evening. Cull, a 30-year resident of Boston, started her teaching career at Cox’s Creek Elementary School, where she taught fourth grade […]…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »

Maple Hill neighborhood issues the focus of today’s ‘Brooks & Company’ »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 15, 2014 – On this Tax Day edition of “Brooks & Company,” host Jim Brooks will be joined in the studio by Danielle Jones, one of the Maple Hill residents who has been instrumental in calling attention to the problems facing the neighborhood. In an email sent Monday to Mayor Bill […]…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »

Local F.O.P. lodge endorses Democrat Ed Mattingly in race for county sheriff »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 15, 2014-12:02 a.m. – The Old Kentucky Home Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 43 has given its endorsement in the race for Nelson County Sheriff to Ed Mattingly. According to a lodge press release, a panel consisting of three FOP members invited the three candidates — Democrats Ed Mattingly and Brooks […]…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »

Stephen Foster Drama Association surpasses goals for Kentucky Gives Day »

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STAFF REPORT April 10, 2014, 3 p.m. – The Stephen Foster Drama Association far surpassed its Kentucky Gives Day fundraising goal yesterday thanks to the generosity of 42 donors who submitted their contributions online. The initial goal of $2,500 was met before 11 a.m. Wednesday, and a second goal of $5,000 was met by 5 […]…

Apr 10 2014 / Read More »

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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 »

Bardstown Fire called Thursday to landfill for burning trash compactor »

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Thursday, April 10, 2014 – The Bardstown Fire Department was called to the Nelson County Landfill on Old Airport Road at 8:55 Thursday morning for a report of a piece of heavy equipment on fire. Firefighters arrived to find one of the landfill’s trash compactors fully involved in flames in the middle of the landfill. […]

Apr 10 2014 / Read More »

Tractor-trailer recovery closes eastbound BG for nearly 2-1/2 hours »

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STAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 8:25 a.m. – The eastbound lanes of the Bluegrass Parkway were shut down at the 21 mile marker for nearly 2-1/2 hours after a semi tractor-trailer rig ran off the road into the media at about 5 a.m. To get the semi out of the media, sheriff’s deputies closed […]

Apr 8 2014 / Read More »

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Obituary: Catherine Cleveland, 97, of Bardstown »

Catherine Cleveland, 97, of Bardstown, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Windsor Gardens Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 30, 1917, in Athertonville. She was a former owner of Cleveland Welding and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Cleveland; three sisters, Nettie Greenwell, Regina Hulse,…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »
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First Cedar Creek Baptist Church hosting Good Friday services this evening »

Friday, April 18, 2014 – The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church invites the community to attend a “Good Friday” service tonight at 7 p.m. Scripture readings from Matthew 26 and 27 and a devotional message entitled “His Cross – Our Cross” will be presented. The adult choir will sing two songs from their Easter cantata…

Apr 18 2014 / Read More »
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Letter: Senate failed Kentucky landowners by killing eminent domain bill »

To the Editor, On March 21, with a bipartisan 75-16 vote, HB 31, passed the House and was sent to the Senate. Senate Leadership refused to assign this bill to a committee or allow a vote on Sen. Higdon’s related SB 14. In an effort to protect land owners’ rights Sen. Higdon filed floor amendments…

Apr 7 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 […]…

Nov 22 2013 / Read More »
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Jail Logs–April 7-13, 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 14 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…

Nov 22 2013 / Read More »

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…

Nov 15 2013 / Read More »

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…

Nov 3 2013 / Read More »

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…

Oct 17 2013 / Read More »

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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…

Mar 28 2014 / Read More »

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…

Mar 27 2014 / Read More »

Letter urges Kentucky senate to act quickly on eminent domain bill »

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To the editor: Do we live in a democracy? The dictionary defines a democracy as a form of government in which the…

Mar 24 2014 / Read More »
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Letter: Senate failed Kentucky landowners by killing eminent domain bill »

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

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