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General Assembly tackled a range of judicial legislation during 2022 session

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Thursday, May 5, 2022 — One of the primary missions of government is to ensure public safety so it makes good sense that this session we passed several pieces of legislation aimed at making Kentucky a safer place to live, from creating a restorative justice pilot program to enhancing […]

May 5th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Courts,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Bardstown woman injured in Thursday morning single-vehicle BG Parkway crash

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, April 28, 2022 — A Bardstown woman was injured Thursday morning after the car she was driving ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned. At about 8 a.m. Thursday, Nelson County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the Bluegrass Parkway 15 mile marker where they […]

April 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Greensburg man dies in single vehicle crash on Howardstown Road

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, April 28, 2022 — A Greensburg man died Wednesday evening of injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash in the 6000 block of Howardstown Road. At just after 10 p.m. Wednesday night, deputies with the Nelson County Sheriiff’s office were dispatched to Howardstown Road for a reportec injury […]

April 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Smart911: Semi crash closes westbound Bluegrass Parkway at 29 mile marker

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 19, 2022 — Motorists are advised to avoid the westbound Bluegrass Parkway at the 29 mile marker because both lanes are closed due to an injury accident involving a semi tractor-trailer. According to automated messages broadcast by the Smart911 system, the westbound lanes will be closed at […]

April 19th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Legislative update: Higdon reviews the final week of the 2022 Legislative Session

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, April 15, 2022 — This week marked the official end of the 2022 Regular Session, including the final days of the veto period and the final two legislative days. The General Assembly convened to override the Governor’s vetoes on Wednesday and Thursday. In what could be the most […]

April 15th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Bardstown man jailed following high speed pursuit thru Nelson, Bullitt counties

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, April 14, 2022 — A 20-year-old Bardstown man is in jail today following a high-speed pursuit that began Wednesday at KY 245 and Springfield Road, ran into town and west on Boston Road, before circling back behind Sympson Lake and finally north on KY 245 to Bullitt County. […]

April 14th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Jail Logs,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Hardin County Narcotics Task Force scores big with 4,200-pound marijuana bust

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, March 25, 2022 — The Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, in conjunction with the Kentucky State Police, U.S. Homeland Security and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, intercepted a truck shipment of more than 4,200 pounds of marijuana on Wednesday. The large shipment of packaged marijuana […]

March 26th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Council OKs resolution making April child abuse & sexual assault awareness month

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, March 22, 2022 — The Bardstown City Council started its meeting Tuesday evening with a proclamation recognizing that April is Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Dr. Jillian Carden, executive director with Elizabethtown-based Silverleaf, spoke to the council on the importance of education […]

March 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

City police investigating Monday night shooting at Woodson-Rogers Park

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, March 22, 2022 — The Bardstown Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that took place Monday night at about 11:48 p.m. at Woodson-Rogers Park in the 300 block of South Fourth Street. According to a police department press release, officers were dispatched to the area in regard […]

March 22nd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Former Nelson County resident files lawsuit for forced COVID-19 quarantine

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, March 20, 2022 — The first Nelson County resident allegedly diagnosed with COVID-19 has filed a federal lawsuit against Nelson County officials, state agencies and University Hospital for the court-ordered and officer-enforced COVID-19 quarantine he and his family were subjected to in March 2020. The $650 million lawsuit […]

March 21st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Health,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety,State government | Read More »