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Rapier sworn-in as judge; vehicle donation to help Letcher County Sheriff’s Office

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 — Nicky Rapier was sworn-in Tuesday morning as the new judge executive of Nelson County at the start of the first fiscal court meeting in nearly 30 years without Dean Watts as the head of county government. Though Gov. Andy Beshear signed the […]

August 2nd, 2022 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, July 31, 2022

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 […]

August 1st, 2022 | Posted in Jail Logs,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

Nelson County Gazette Jail Logs — Saturday, July 30, 2022

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 […]

July 31st, 2022 | Posted in Jail Logs,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — July 28-29, 2022

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 […]

July 30th, 2022 | Posted in Jail Logs,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs, Thursday, July 28, 2022

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 […]

July 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Jail Logs,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

Video: Dean Watts press conference to discuss deputy pay, July 28, 2022

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, July 28, 2022 — As he nears the end of years in office, Nelson County Judge Executive Dean Watts called a press conference to defend Nelson Fiscal Court’s support for the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office after social media posts attacked the court and individual magistrates about deputy pay. […]

July 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Watts press conference defends fiscal court’s record on sheriff’s office pay

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, July 28, 2022 — With just four days left before he leaves office, Judge Executive Dean Watts held a press conference Thursday afternoon to push back on what he labeled as unfair criticism of Nelson Fiscal Court and the pay the court provides to road patrol […]

July 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, July 27, 2022

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 […]

July 28th, 2022 | Posted in Jail Logs,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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 […]

July 27th, 2022 | Posted in Jail Logs,Police / Fire / EMS | Read More »

Local man charged with manslaughter in overdose death of New Haven man

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 26, 2022 — Law enforcement investigation of a drug overdose death has led to manslaughter charges against a Bardstown man. On Saturday, July 23, 2022, Nelson County deputies were dispatched to a home on Leslie Clark Road to conduct a death investigation. Detectives determined that the 37-year-old […]

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