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State apiarist to speak at Washington Co. Beekeepers November meeting »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 — The Washington County Beekeepers Association is hosting Kentucky State Apiarist Dr. Tammy Potter at their November meeting. The beekeeping group will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at the Washington County Extension Office on Corporate Drive in the Springfield Industrial […]…

Oct 21 2018 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Higher graduation rates aren’t proof of a better education »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 — How can Kentucky boast one of the nation’s highest high-school graduation rates and yet urgently need reforms related to the diplomas it hands out? Call it “the great disconnect.” Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis did, and for good reason. While more than 90 […]…

Oct 21 2018 / Read More »

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth hosting state senator candidate forum »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 — The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are hosting candidate forums that will feature the Thecandidates for 14th District state senator. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 – 14th District State Senator candidate forum set for O’Connell Hall on the Nazareth campus featuring incumbent […]…

Oct 21 2018 / Read More »

Oct. 11 2018 Video of the Nelson County Board of Education work session »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Oct. 20, 2018 — Video of the Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, Nelson County Board of Education working session.   Running time: About 45 minutes.     -30-…

Oct 20 2018 / Read More »

Video: Sept. 18, 2018 Nelson County Board of Education meeting »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Oct. 20, 2018 — Video of the Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, Nelson County Board of Education meeting.   Running time: About 1 hour 28 minutes.     -30-…

Oct 20 2018 / Read More »

Video: Sept. 6, 2018 Nelson County Board of Education work session »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Oct. 20, 2018 — Video of the Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, Nelson County Board of Education meeting.    Running time: About 1 hour, 16 minutes.     -30-…

Oct 20 2018 / Read More »

Plan now to be part of annual Christmas parade, ‘200 Years of Christmas’ »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 — The Bardstown Kiwanis Club plans for the 2018 Christmas Parade are under way — and local clubs, civic groups, businesses and individuals are encouraged to help the community celebrate “200 Years of Christmas.” The parade is set to begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, […]…

Oct 20 2018 / Read More »

Allen Road in Boston area to close for culvert replacement on Tuesday, Oct. 23 »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 — The Nelson County Road Department will close Allen Road at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, and continuing through mid-afternoon the same day. According to a press release, Lee Mattingly, the assistant road supervisor, said the road must be closed for replacement […]…

Oct 20 2018 / Read More »

Three arrested early Friday morning on theft, burglary-related charges »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 — Three people were arrested early Friday morning after deputies with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office were called to conduct a welfare check on some individuals on Yates-Cooney Neck Road. At 1:46 a.m., Deputies Brandon Bryan and Levi Preston responded to a call for help […]…

Oct 19 2018 / Read More »

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 »
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Three arrested early Friday morning on theft, burglary-related charges »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 — Three people were arrested early Friday morning after deputies with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office were called to conduct a welfare check on some individuals on Yates-Cooney Neck Road. At 1:46 a.m., Deputies Brandon Bryan and Levi Preston responded to a call for help […]

Oct 19 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 »

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 »

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Obituary: Joseph Bailey Smith, 18, Loretto »

Joseph Bailey Smith, 18, of Loretto, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at University of Louisville Hospital as a result of an auto accident. He was born Dec. 28, 1999, in Marion County. He was a 2018 graduate of Marion County High School. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Jason Smith; and his…

Oct 20 2018 / Read More »

State apiarist to speak at Washington Co. Beekeepers November meeting »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 — The Washington County Beekeepers Association is hosting Kentucky State Apiarist Dr. Tammy Potter at their November meeting. The beekeeping group will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at the Washington County Extension Office on Corporate Drive in the Springfield Industrial…

Oct 21 2018 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Higher graduation rates aren’t proof of a better education »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 — How can Kentucky boast one of the nation’s highest high-school graduation rates and yet urgently need reforms related to the diplomas it hands out? Call it “the great disconnect.” Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis did, and for good reason. While more than 90…

Oct 21 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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Bluegrass Beacon: Higher graduation rates aren’t proof of a better education »

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 — How can Kentucky boast one of the nation’s highest high-school graduation rates and yet urgently need reforms…

Oct 21 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…

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 »

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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