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Lincoln Trail Health Dept. confirms third Coronavirus case in Nelson County »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, March 29, 2020 — Nelson County has its third positive case of the Coronavirus according to a press release issued Sunday by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. One of the three Nelson County cases was released Thursday, March 26, 2020, from quarantine at his home. The health […]…

Mar 29 2020 / Read More »

Higdon: Senate continues work on state budget in wake of Coronavirus impacts »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Sunday, March 29, 2020 — The world is continuing to learn more about the COVID-19 pandemic with each passing day. As your state senator, I am proud to see how Kentuckians are responding. Even while implementing safety precautions such as “social distancing” that physically keeps us apart, we are […]…

Mar 29 2020 / Read More »

Mayor Heaton’s Friday, March 27, 2020 Coronavirus video update »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, March 28, 2020 — Mayor Dick Heaton posted a video update from City Hall on Friday, March 27, 2020. Click video to play it.…

Mar 29 2020 / Read More »

Lincoln Trail Health Dept. reports first Coronavirus case in Washington County »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, March 28, 2020 — The latest new positive Coronavirus test results in our area is an individual in Washington County. That’s the latest update issued Saturday from the Lincoln Trail Health Department, whose district includes Washington County and six other counties, including Nelson, Hardin, LaRue, Marion and Meade […]…

Mar 29 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Marriage Licenses — February 2020 »

Editor’s Note: The following individuals have applied for marriage licenses during the month of February 2020 at the Nelson County Clerk’s office. Marriage licenses are valid for 30 days after the date they are issued. The individual who conducts the marriage ceremony has 30 days to return the completed license to the clerk’s office. The […]…

Mar 28 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Circuit Court Divorces — February 2020 »

The following marriage dissolutions have been recorded in the Nelson Circuit Clerk’s office during the month of January 20209. This information is public record. Chelsae R.J. Hilbert, 23, Mount Washington, and Collin D. Hilbert, 23, Bardstown. Married 5 years, 10 months. Divorce final Jan. 23, 2020. Rhonda Lawayne Sims, 57, St. Augustine, Fla., and Hugh […]…

Mar 28 2020 / Read More »

Lincoln Trail Health Dept. reports fifth Coronavirus case in Hardin County »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, March 27, 2020 — A fifth positive case of Coronavirus Disease has been reported in Hardin County, according to the Lincoln Trail Health Department. This brings the total number of Coronavirus cases in the six-county Lincoln Trail District to eight, with two reported in Nelson County and one […]…

Mar 27 2020 / Read More »

Lincoln Trail: County’s first virus victim now out of quarantine; first positive in LaRue »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, March 26, 2020 — The county’s first Coronavirus case — the 53-year-old man who was forced to quarantine at home along with other residents in the home — was released from isolation on Thursday, according to the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. The second Nelson County resident who […]…

Mar 27 2020 / Read More »

Flaget Memorial Hospital adopts no visitor policy due to concerns about Coronavirus »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, March 26, 2020 — Flaget Memorial Hospital is further restricting visitor access to the hospital due to increasing concerns about the Coronavirus. Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the hospital is adopting a no visitor policy. No visitors will be allowed inside the hospital. The only exceptions are a […]…

Mar 26 2020 / Read More »

Lincoln Trail Health Department: Nelson County has just two Coronavirus cases »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, March 24, 2020 — Nelson County does not yet have its third confirmed case of the Coronavirus as reported early in a story published by the Nelson County Gazette. In his 5 p.m. press conference, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear reported an “additional case” in Nelson County. But according […]…

Mar 25 2020 / Read More »

Bardstown man arrested for arson in connection with Caldwell Avenue fire »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, March 25, 2020 — A Bardstown man faces arson charges in connection with a March 13, 2020 fire that damaged a home at 134 Caldwell Avenue in Bardstown. At 9:43 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020, the Bardstown Fire Department responded to a reported house fire on Caldwell […]…

Mar 25 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — March 23-24, 2020 »

Monday, March 23, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Mark Anthony Vittitow, 38, Taylorsville, receiving stolen property under $10,000; public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol). Bond is $5,000. Joseph Christopher Redmon, 40, Bardstown, receiving stolen property under $10,000; public intoxication controlled substances (excludes alcohol); theft by unlawful […]…

Mar 25 2020 / Read More »

Mayor offers COVID-19 update at special televised Bardstown council meeting »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 11 p.m. — The Bardstown City Council held a special meeting Tuesday night that due to the threat of the Coronavirus was televised on the city’s cable TV system. The special meeting was conducted under the provisions of decision of the Kentucky Attorney […]…

Mar 24 2020 / Read More »

Tonight’s Bardstown City Council broadcast on WBRT AM/FM, city cable TV system »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, March 24, 2020 — This evening’s Bardstown City Council meeting is closed to the public, but will be televised on Bardstown Cable TV so members of the public will be able to observe the meeting. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. The members of the […]…

Mar 24 2020 / Read More »

Lincoln Trail Health Department confirms second Coronavirus case in Nelson County »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, March 24, 2020 — The Lincoln Trail Health Department confirmed one additional Nelson County resident has been confirmed as infected with the Coronavirus. That makes four total in the Lincoln Trail District — two in Nelson County and two in Hardin County. According to a health department press […]…

Mar 24 2020 / Read More »
Police / Fire / EMS

Bardstown man arrested for arson in connection with Caldwell Avenue fire »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, March 25, 2020 — A Bardstown man faces arson charges in connection with a March 13, 2020 fire that damaged a home at 134 Caldwell Avenue in Bardstown. At 9:43 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020, the Bardstown Fire Department responded to a reported house fire on Caldwell […]

Mar 25 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — March 23-24, 2020 »

Monday, March 23, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Mark Anthony Vittitow, 38, Taylorsville, receiving stolen property under $10,000; public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol). Bond is $5,000. Joseph Christopher Redmon, 40, Bardstown, receiving stolen property under $10,000; public intoxication controlled substances (excludes alcohol); theft by unlawful […]

Mar 25 2020 / Read More »

Sheriff’s office arrests three men allegedly tied to stolen tractor, trailer incident »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, March 23, 2020 — On Monday morning, March 23, 2020, deputies and detectives with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office arrested three area men who allegedly stole a tractor in Bullitt County. During the investigation of the tractor theft, the trailer used to transport the tractor was also reported […]

Mar 23 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, March 21, 2020 »

Saturday, March 21, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Clifton Jordan Green, 29, New Haven, non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. Bond is $153. -30-

Mar 23 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, March 20, 2020 »

Friday, March 20, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Charles Lee Kyle, 54, Boston, possession controlled substance, first-degree (heroin); possession of drug paraphernalia; public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol). Bond is $5,000. Robert Mitchell Curtsinger, 39, Bardstown, assault, fourth-degree (domestic violence) minor injury. No bond listed. Dakota […]

Mar 21 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, March 18, 2020 »

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. James Edward Redmon, 37, Bardstown, contempt of court. No bond listed. Heather Renee Cronen, 33, Louisville, contempt of court. No bond listed. Kaleb Michael Shehan, 23, Bloomfield, possession controlled substance, first-degee (cocaine); fleeing or evading police, second-degree (on […]

Mar 19 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, March 17, 2020 »

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Steven Franklin Holmes, 32, Mayfield, contempt of court. No bond listed. Jennifer Ann Steier, 41, Bardstown, possession controlled substance, first-degree (methamphetamine). -30-

Mar 17 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, March 16, 2020 »

Monday, March 16, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Earl Ramahn Mason, 39, Bloomfield, possession controlled substance, first-degree (methamphetaimine); possession controlled substance, first-degree (drug unspecified); possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; no operators license; failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation; no insurance; probation […]

Mar 17 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Sheriff, PVA office announce changes due to Coronavirus emergency »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, March 16, 2020 — Due to the ongoing threat posed by the Coronavirus, two local government offices announced changes in how they plan to operate going forward. NELSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE. The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office announced that it will reduce its office hours effective immediately. The office […]

Mar 16 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — March 14-15, 2020 »

Saturday, March 14, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Kristina Ann Linton, 33, New Haven, non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. Bond is $1000. Reynaldo Sorrano-Reyes, 48, Danville, alcohol intoxication in a public place. No bond listed. Sunday, March 15, 2020 Kevin Floyd Bishop, 50, Bardstown, […]

Mar 16 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, March 14, 2020 »

Saturday, March 14, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Tomie Ronald Degrande, 24, Bardstown, possession of marijuana; alcohol intoxication in a public place; assault, third-degree, police or probation officer; resisting arrest; terroristic threatening. No bond listed. Amy Jo Pegago, 27, Cox’s Creek, assault, fourth-degree (domestic violence) minor […]

Mar 15 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, March 13, 2020 »

Friday, March 13, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Wallace Dawson Johnson, 49, Paris, non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. Bond is $353. Richard Lawrence Bernal, 44, Cox’s Creek, possession controlled substance, first-degree (methamphetamine); rear license not illuminated. Bond is $5,000. John William Barnes, 30, Bardstown, […]

Mar 13 2020 / Read More »

Healthcare and school officials join local leaders for COVID-19 press conference »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, March 13, 2020 — 12:30 p.m. — Local government officials were joined by school, health department and medical officials this morning for a press conference at Bardtown City Call about local preparedness efforts for the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The city and county governments are suspending all […]

Mar 13 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — March 11, 12, 2020 »

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Jason Brian Cambron, 46, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.; driving on a DUI-suspended license; failure to or improper signal; persistent felony offender, second-degree. Bon dis $25,000. Thursday, March 12, 2020 Dennis William Sims, 52, […]

Mar 13 2020 / Read More »

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  • Video: Feb. 11, 2020: Bardstown City Council regular meeting

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  • Video: Jan. 21, 2020, Nelson Fiscal Court 2A resolution vote angers activists

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  • Video: Jan. 7, 2020 Fiscal Court discussion on Second Amendment resolution

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  • Video: President Trump’s comments at rally at Lexington’s Rupp Arena

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  • Video: Oct. 15, 2019 — Nelson County Fiscal Court regular meeting

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  • Video: Oct. 15, 2019 NC Board of Education regular meeting

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  • Bradford & Brooks Video: Oct. 9, 2019, Heather French Henry interview

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  • Video: Nelson County Schools Board of Education regular meeting

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  • Video: Bradford & Brooks interview w/Sheri Donahue, state auditor candidate

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Obituary: Ryan A. Ziemski, 33, Rineyville »

Ryan A. Ziemski, 33, of Rineyville, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at his home in Rineyville. He was born in Louisville to William Henry and Nancy Ziemski Hornback. He was a butcher for Boone’s Butcher Shop in Bardstown. He was preceded in death by his brother, Justin Hornback; his paternal grandparents, Harlan and Laura Hornback;…

Mar 27 2020 / Read More »

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Higdon: Senate continues work on state budget in wake of Coronavirus impacts »

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Sunday, March 29, 2020 — The world is continuing to learn more about the COVID-19 pandemic with each passing day. As your state senator,…

Mar 29 2020 / Read More »

Opinion: VITAL Act would remove red tape from labs creating diagnostic tests »

By RAND PAULU.S. Senator Thursday, March 18, 2020 — As a physician, I understand the need for an “all hands on deck”…

Mar 19 2020 / Read More »

Dave Says: An umbrella liability insurance plan will help protect family assets »

Dear Dave, We live in Colorado, and we need some advice on protecting our assets. My wife is a teacher, and I’m…

Mar 13 2020 / Read More »

Dave Says: Borrowers still have a moral obligation to repay their old debts »

Dear Dave, Should you still pay debts that are in collections, even if they have been dropped from your credit report? The…

Mar 7 2020 / Read More »

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Review: Behringer HPX2000 headphones offer excellent quality for under $20 »

By JIM BROOKS Nelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 — Those of you who know me are already…

Nov 16 2019 / Read More »

‘Hacked’ email message displayed for a short time to Gazette readership »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, July 16, 2019 — The text of a common email scam was inadvertently posted on…

Jul 16 2019 / Read More »

District’s quick action prevents financial loss after successful ‘phishing’ attempt »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — The Bardstown City Schools were the victim of a…

Apr 16 2019 / Read More »

American Legion Post 42 amateur radio club to meet Monday, Jan. 13th »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOCommunity News Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 — The Nelson County American Legion Post 42 Radio Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at…

Jan 1 2020 / Read More »

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