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Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 »

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Keith Scott Seals, 48, Indianapolis, Ind., operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.; operating on a suspended or revoked operators license. No bond listed. James William Bartley, 28, Bardstown, failure to appear. Bond is $243. Jackie […]…

Feb 17 2020 / Read More »

Reed to withdraw as a Democratic candidate for 50th District state rep. »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 — New Hope resident David Reed, the former Republican-turned-Democrat whose candidacy for 50th District state representative was being challenged by the the Nelson County Democratic Party, announced Saturday that he plans to withdraw from the race. “As it has become apparent that defending […]…

Feb 16 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 15-16, 2020 »

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Christopher Brian Yaden, Fredricksburg, Va., 52, failure to appear (2 counts). Bond total is $11,500. Bobby Louis Thomas, 32, Bardstown, disorderly conduct, second-degree; non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. Bond is $988. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 Mitchell […]…

Feb 16 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 14-15, 2020 »

Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Corey Thomas Mallard, 45, Bardstown, contempt of court. Bond is $1,730 cash. Brandon Mitchell Decker, 21, Louisville, probation violqation (for felony offense). Bond is $10,500. Robert Nathan Cox, 34, Bardstown, assault, fourth-degree (domestic violence) no visible injury. No […]…

Feb 15 2020 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Frankfort should butt out of private-sector’s internet provider biz »

By JIM WATERSBluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Friday, Dec. 14, 2020 — Both projects at the heart of this legislative edition of Liberty Boosters and Busters offer reminders of the costly, if unintended, consequences of government involvement in undertakings better left to the private sector. However, there’s at least an attempt to limit one […]…

Feb 14 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 »

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Joseph Todd Gribbins, 46, Cox’s Creek, failure to appear. Bond is $50. Jon Scott Buechele, 36, Bardstown, possesson controlled substance, first-degree (methamphetamine); possession controlled substance, first-degree (heroin); contempt of court. Bond is $25,000 cash. Julie Rummage, 47, Bardstown, […]…

Feb 13 2020 / Read More »

Dave Says: If you’re paying down debts, life insurance needs may also decrease »

Dear Dave, My husband and I are on Baby Step 3b, and we’re saving for a house. We’re out of debt and both of us make good money, plus we each have 20-year level term life insurance policies with coverage equaling 10 times our individual incomes. We also have an emergency fund equal to six […]…

Feb 13 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 »

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Amber D. Wright, 25, New Haven, probation violation (for felony offense). Bond is $10,500. Mark Anthony Vittitow, 38, Bardstown, contempt of court. No bond listed. Joseph C. Thornton, 39, Bardstown, burglary, third-degree. No bond listed. Robert Joseph Miles, […]…

Feb 13 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 11-12, 2020 »

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Christopher Brad Culver, 43, Boston, trafficking in controlled substance, first-degree (less than 2 gram methamphetamine); sale/transfer of simulated controlled substance; persisten felony offender, first-degree. No bond listed. James Russell Stuart, 62, Louisville, failure to appear. Bond is $100. […]…

Feb 12 2020 / Read More »

Council welcomes new officer; approves $5k donation to help community clinic »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 — The Bardstown City Council welcome its newest police officer, witnessing the swearing-in ceremony for Officer Conner Maloney. According to Police Chief Kim Kraeszig, Maloney comes from a family of law enforcement officers. He is currently completing a criminal justice degree at the […]…

Feb 12 2020 / Read More »

City: Ex-CFO Hudson embezzled $764,000; KSP criminal investigation is next step »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 (Updated Feb. 12, 2020, 4:30 pm) — The City of Bardstown has completed its internal investigation and audit of its financial records and determined that former city Chief Financial Officer Tracy Hudson is believed to have embezzled approximately $764,000 from the city’s coffers. […]…

Feb 11 2020 / Read More »

Haycraft is first candidate to file for a seat on the Bardstown City Council »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 — Bardstown resident Detra Haycraft was the first candidate to officially file her paperwork as a candidate for a seat on the Bardstown City Council. Haycraft filed her candidacy paperwork Tuesday at the Nelson County Clerk’s office. Haycraft ran unsuccessfully for a seat […]…

Feb 11 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 »

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Angela M. Fogle, 42, Bardstown, disorderly conduct, second-degree. No bond listed. Brooklyn Paige Beard, 18, Magnolia, possession controlled substance, first-degree (methamphetamine); tampering with physical evidence; resisting arrest; possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is $5,000. Cody William West, 38, […]…

Feb 10 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 »

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. James Edward Redmon, 37, Bardstown, failure to appear. -30-…

Feb 10 2020 / Read More »
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Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 »

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Keith Scott Seals, 48, Indianapolis, Ind., operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.; operating on a suspended or revoked operators license. No bond listed. James William Bartley, 28, Bardstown, failure to appear. Bond is $243. Jackie […]

Feb 17 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 15-16, 2020 »

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Christopher Brian Yaden, Fredricksburg, Va., 52, failure to appear (2 counts). Bond total is $11,500. Bobby Louis Thomas, 32, Bardstown, disorderly conduct, second-degree; non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. Bond is $988. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 Mitchell […]

Feb 16 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 14-15, 2020 »

Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Corey Thomas Mallard, 45, Bardstown, contempt of court. Bond is $1,730 cash. Brandon Mitchell Decker, 21, Louisville, probation violqation (for felony offense). Bond is $10,500. Robert Nathan Cox, 34, Bardstown, assault, fourth-degree (domestic violence) no visible injury. No […]

Feb 15 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 »

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Joseph Todd Gribbins, 46, Cox’s Creek, failure to appear. Bond is $50. Jon Scott Buechele, 36, Bardstown, possesson controlled substance, first-degree (methamphetamine); possession controlled substance, first-degree (heroin); contempt of court. Bond is $25,000 cash. Julie Rummage, 47, Bardstown, […]

Feb 13 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 »

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Amber D. Wright, 25, New Haven, probation violation (for felony offense). Bond is $10,500. Mark Anthony Vittitow, 38, Bardstown, contempt of court. No bond listed. Joseph C. Thornton, 39, Bardstown, burglary, third-degree. No bond listed. Robert Joseph Miles, […]

Feb 13 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 11-12, 2020 »

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Christopher Brad Culver, 43, Boston, trafficking in controlled substance, first-degree (less than 2 gram methamphetamine); sale/transfer of simulated controlled substance; persisten felony offender, first-degree. No bond listed. James Russell Stuart, 62, Louisville, failure to appear. Bond is $100. […]

Feb 12 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 »

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Angela M. Fogle, 42, Bardstown, disorderly conduct, second-degree. No bond listed. Brooklyn Paige Beard, 18, Magnolia, possession controlled substance, first-degree (methamphetamine); tampering with physical evidence; resisting arrest; possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is $5,000. Cody William West, 38, […]

Feb 10 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 »

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. James Edward Redmon, 37, Bardstown, failure to appear. -30-

Feb 10 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 8-9, 2020 »

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. William Dennis Ford, age not available, Bardstown, non-support. Bond is $1,500. Jimmy Lee Hamblin, 42, Bardstown, alcohol intoxication in a public place. No bond listed. Blake Anthony McGill, 25, Mount Washington, driving on a DUI-suspended license; possession license […]

Feb 9 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 »

Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Tammy Lynn Blandford, 42, Louisville, non-payment of court costs, fees or fines. Bond is $253. Kenneth Williams Young, 52, Bardstown, aggravated trafficking in controlled substance (10 grams or more carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives); trafficking in controlled substance first-degree […]

Feb 8 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 »

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt.\ Jeremy Wayne Jackson, 29, Bardstown, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.; operating on a suspended or revoked operators license; no registration plates. Bond is $5,000. Elizabeth A. Ramos, 48, Bardstown, driving on a DUI-suspended license. […]

Feb 7 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 5-6, 2020 »

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. John Michael Allen, 47, Bardstown, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. Bond is $1,000. Justin Lee Foss, 29, Bardstown, promoting contraband, first-degree. No bond listed. Jessie Wayne Rogers, 36, Bardstown, posssession of controlled substance, first-degree (opiates). […]

Feb 6 2020 / Read More »

Four injured Tuesday in head-on crash with tractor-trailer north of Bloomfield »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 — Four people were taken to the hospital Tuesday in a head-on crash north of Bloomfield between a Dodge Ram Wagon van and a semi tractor-trailer rig. The accident happened just before noon Tuesday in the 700 block of Taylorsville Road north of Bloomfield near […]

Feb 5 2020 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 4-5, 2020 »

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 Editor’s Note: A record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. Troy Dale Stone, 40, Taylorsville, possession controlled substance, first-degree (methamphetamine); possession drug paraphernalia; operating on a suspended or revoked operators license; criminal possession of forged instrument, second-degree; no insurance; no insurance card; no seat belts; careless driving; failure […]

Feb 5 2020 / Read More »

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  • Video: Feb. 4, 2020 Nelson Fiscal 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: Sept. 17, 2019 Bardstown City Schools Board of Education meeting

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  • Video: Sept. 17, 2019 Nelson Fiscal Court regular meeting

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  • Video: Sept. 10, 2019 Bardstown City Council meeting

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

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Obituary: William Wallace ‘Billy’ Downs III, 85, Bardstown »

William Wallace “Billy” Downs III, 85, of Bardstown, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. He was born June 4, 1934, in Bardstown to the late William Wallace and Luella Newton Downs. He retired from Salt River RECC as a lineman with more than 40 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy…

Feb 16 2020 / Read More »

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Letter: Candidate’s comments prompted lawsuit that challenged his candidacy »

To the Editor, I am answering Mr. Reed’s comment in the article “Reed to withdraw as a Democratic candidate for 50th District state rep.”, where he writes that I am…

Feb 17 2020 / Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Frankfort should butt out of private-sector’s internet provider biz »

By JIM WATERSBluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Friday, Dec. 14, 2020 — Both projects at the heart of this legislative edition…

Feb 14 2020 / Read More »

Column: Decision to shutter performce car magazines is — sadly — a sign of the times »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 — While I was scanning Google News for news reports about the bankruptcy…

Feb 13 2020 / Read More »

Dave Says: If you’re paying down debts, life insurance needs may also decrease »

Dear Dave, My husband and I are on Baby Step 3b, and we’re saving for a house. We’re out of debt and…

Feb 13 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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