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Jailer update on progress, programs at Nelson County Correctional Center

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, May 27, 2024 — As the weather warms and schools let out for summer breaks, I hope everybody takes time to enjoy this part of the year with your families and loved ones. The inmate work program is now in its 16th month since I started it last […]

May 28th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Judge Hutchins offers update on county government progress, future plans

Due to my illness over the last several months, I have not communicated as much as I would have liked to the citizens of Nelson County. Day-to-day responsibilities and planning for future projects in Nelson County have been extremely time-consuming. But I said that I would communicate and be transparent to the citizens of Nelson […]

May 16th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

County OKs Log Still’s incentives, upholds planning commission decision

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 7, 2024 — Nelson Fiscal Court opened its first May meeting Tuesday morning with the Pledge of Allegiance and an opening prayer led by a group of 4th-grade students from St. Joseph School. The court also received an update on the programs available to assist […]

May 7th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

State DOT will remove political, other signs from state-maintained rights-of-way

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, April 25, 2024 — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising political candidates, and individuals wishing to advertise yard sales or moving sales to be aware that placing signs in state-maintained rights-of-way is illegal. With summer comes the need for state highway crews to mow state rights-of-way, Residents, Residents, […]

April 25th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

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 »

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