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Crystal Rogers defendants appear in Nelson Circuit Court for case review

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, March 21, 2024 — The three defendants in the Crystal Roers case were in Nelson Circuit Court this afternoon for a status hearing and to allow the judge to consider a variety of motions filed by both the prosecutors and the three defense teams. Stephen Lawson […]

March 21st, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Friday afternoon police chase of stolen truck ends after hitting school bus

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, March 15, 2024 — A Bardstown man who stole a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was injured Friday afternoon following a police chase that ended when the stolen truck struck a school bus on Louisville Road near Cox’s Creek Elementary School. According to a press release, Nelson County […]

March 16th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Jail Logs,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Baptist Health to accept Humana Medicare Advantage effective April 1, 2024

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, March 14, 2024 — Baptist Health Medical Group has reached a multi-year agreement with Humana Medicare Advantage, in addition to commercial insurance plans, effective April 1, 2024. The new contract with Humana means that all Baptist Health hospitals, physicians, clinics, and outpatient facilities are in network with Humana. […]

March 14th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Prosecutor seeks to consolidate cases of the three Crystal Rogers defendants

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, March 14, 2024 — The prosecutor in the cases involving the three defendants in the Crystal Rogers case has asked the court to consolidate the cases. Special prosecutor Shane Young petitioned the court Wednesday to combine the trials of Brooks Houck, Steven Lawson, and his son Joseph Lawson […]

March 14th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Video: NC Sheriff discusses recent scams on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, March 13, 2024 — Nelson County Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa was the guest on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show to discuss recent scams that have recently taken advantage of Nelson County residents in the recent past. Sheriff Pineiroa shares tips for keeping safe and avoiding scammers who contact […]

March 14th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Crystal Rogers case co-defendant joins Houck in request to change venue

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Sunday, March 10, 2024 — A second defendant in the Crystal Rogers murder case has filed for a change of venue. Stephen Eugene Lawson, 53, through his attorney, Ted H. Lavitt, filed to for a change of venue following a change of venue request from Brooks Houck […]

March 10th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Public Record,Public Safety | Read More »

Brooks Houck’s attorneys ask judge to consider change of venue for possible trial

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, March 7, 2024 — The attorneys representing Brooks Houck haved filed a request for a change of venue with Nelson Circuit Court. The filing requests that the court grant the defense’s motion to move the case to either Boyd County or Daviess County due to the extensive pretrial […]

March 7th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Courts,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Fiscal Court examines the cost of a building a new 700-bed county jail

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday,, March 5, 2024 — Nelson Fiscal Court spent more than an hour in a discussion about the pros and cons of building a new, much larger county jail. Hopkinsville-based architect Kevin Sharp provided a slide presentation where he showed the court how, in his estimation, a […]

March 6th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Campbellsville woman faces drug trafficking charge after Monday traffic stop

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024 — A Campbellsville woman was arrested on drug-related charges Monday evening during a traffic stop by a Nelson County deputy sheriff. According to a sheriff’s office press release, Deputy S. Quire stopped a 2010 Ford Fusion on KY 245 at about 9:29 p.m. Monday for […]

February 29th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Jail Logs,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Steve Cambron indicted for misconduct while serving as Bloomfield police chief

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Feb. 23, 2024 — Former Bloomfield Police Chief Harry Steve Cambron was indicted Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, on charges related to the turmoil in Bloomfield last summer that led to calls for the mayor to resign following his firing of Cambron and the city clerk. Cambron, 67, of […]

February 24th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

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