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Pennsyvlania man arrested on alcohol charges following Friday afternoon crash

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — Late Friday afternoon, a Pennsylvania man was arrested on alcohol charges after police determined he was responsible for a two-vehicle crash on Springfield Road at Bardstown Auto Wreckers. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, David Pearson, 46 of Womelsdorf, Pa., was operating a […]

June 15th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Motorcycle rider injured Friday afternoon in accident on Louisville Road

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — Just before 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2024, Nelson County deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Louisville Road and Old Louisville Road for a possible injury accident involving a motorcycle. According to the sheriff’s office,, the motorcycle was traveling south on Louisville Road […]

June 15th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

One dead in a single-vehicle early Friday morning crash on Poplar Flat Road

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — One person died early Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash in the area of 3000 block of Poplar Flat Road. Deputies with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched at 6:30 a.m. Friday for a single-vehicle crash involving a Toyota pickup truck. First responders […]

June 15th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Record | Read More »

Jailer: Inmate’s story is proof that state’s mental health system is broken

By JUSTIN HALLNelson County Jailer Friday, June 14, 2024 — In August 2023, I encountered a woman whose plight has become emblematic of the severe issues plaguing our mental health system in Kentucky. This woman, whom I’ll call Jane for the sake of privacy, was arrested and found to be severely mentally ill. Recognizing her […]

June 15th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Opinion,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Video: Court hears motions from Crystal Rogers defendant Steve Lawson

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — Steve Lawson, one of the defendants in the Crystal Rogers murder case, was in court Thursday morning with his attorney to have the court consider two motions filed on his behalf. Nelson Circuit Court Judge Charles Simms III heard pleadings from the defense […]

June 14th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Crystal Rogers video,News,Video | Read More »

Judge Simms hears motions from elder Lawson’s defense in Crystal Rogers case

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, June 13, 2024 — Steve Lawson, one of the defendents in the Crystal Rogers case, was in court Thursday morning to ask Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms to rule on two motions filed by his defense attorney. Lawon’s attorney, Ted Lavitt, had filed a request for […]

June 13th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Courts,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Record | Read More »

Legislative Update: Lawmakers return to Frankfort for the 2024 Interim session

By Sen. JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, June 8, 2024 — Lawmakers returned to Frankfort this week for the start of the 2024 Interim. As we kick off the interim period, I am excited to share updates on our recent legislative activities. Our work during this interim is crucial as we review past legislation, […]

June 9th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Amendment 2: A constitutional ‘bush hog’ clearing the way for education freedom

By JIM WATERSBluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, June 6, 2024 — If voters approve Amendment 2 in November, the path will be cleared for state lawmakers to implement policies that give Kentucky families the same types of educational choices already available in the vast majority of states, including all seven neighboring our commonwealth. […]

June 6th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Candidates set for school board, city council, commission races in November

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 5, 2024 — Following Tuesday’s filing deadline for non-partisan races on the November ballot, the following candidates will appear on the ballot for the following races (the designation “(i)” indicates incumbent candidate): NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION.Diane F. Berry (i) District 2Joedy Gilliand, District 2\Tracy Bowling (i) […]

June 6th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Additional non-partisan candidates file for office ahead of 4 p.m. Tuesday deadline

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 4, 2024 — A rush of additional candidates for office filed their paperwork Tuesday ahead of the 4 p.m. deadline. These candidates join those who have already filed for office. A complete list will be published on Wednesday once it is confirmed all candidates’ filings are in. […]

June 4th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

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