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Search results in recovery of stolen items, drugs at Whitesides Road home

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, May 19, 2022 — An investigation into local thefts led detectives to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office to execute a search warrant at a home at 1275 Whitesides Road in Cox’s Creek on Monday, May 16, 2022. During the search, detectives located a stolen vehicle and a trailer, […]

May 19th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Jail Logs,News,Public Record | Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Feb. 21 – March 1, 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 […]

March 2nd, 2022 | Posted in Jail Logs,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Record | Read More »

28-year-old Bardstown man dies in single-vehicle crash Saturday on Monks Road

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Feb. 21, 2022 — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched at 9:12 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, for a report of an injury crash on Monks Road. According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, a Toyota Tacoma operated by Evan Ross Douglas, 28, […]

February 21st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Deaths,News,Public Record | Read More »

Legislative update: House puts brakes on motor vehicle tax assessment increase

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Saturday, Feb. 13, 2022 — As a legislator, I receive hundreds of phone calls, emails, letters, and social media messages each week. This session, the one issue that I hear the most about is the motor vehicle tax assessment. You may have already seen news reports about a notice […]

February 12th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Politics,Public Record,State government | Read More »

Update: Part of the county’s 23,000 households to change polling locations

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio CLARIFICATION: Nelson County Clerk Jeanette Sidebottom said Wednesday morning that not all 23,438 voting households will have new voting precincts, though the plan remains to reduce the number of polling locations from 24 to 13. The 23,438 number is the total number of voting households in the […]

February 1st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Public Record | Read More »

City of Bardstown receives clean audit opinion for its FY 2020-21 financials

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton opened Tuesday’s city council meeting with a moment of silence to honor former city employee and Chief Financial Officer Mike Abell. FISCAL YEAR 2021 AUDIT. The city council was presented the annual financial audit cover the past fiscal […]

January 26th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Public Record | Read More »

General Assembly legislation may delay county redistricting to May 2023

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Rado Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 12:30 p.m. — Nelson Fiscal Court’s plan to redistrict the county this year may not take place in May as planned. While current state law requires county governments to reapportion their legislative districts in May of the second year after a census, House […]

January 18th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Public Record,State government | Read More »

House budget focuses on state’s needs: education, justice, and infrastructure

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 — The Kentucky General Assembly has come a long way in a few short years. For decades, the legislature waited for the Governor to present his spending plan to begin working on a state budget. The Governor’s Office would literally hand them a budget, they […]

January 10th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Education,News,Politics,Public Record,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Nelson County Gazette website servers are back online after Monday outage

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 — The web servers that host the Nelson County Gazette website were brought back online after 7-1/2 hour outage that began at about 9:30 Monday morning. The hosting company acknowledged the outage and reported they were working to restore the sites affected by the server […]

January 10th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Journalism,News,Politics,Public Record | Read More »

Cox’s Creek man gets 10 years in prison in drug-overdose death of Bardstown man

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 — A Cox’s Creek man was sentenced Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022 to a 10-year prison term for his role in the drug overdose death of a Bardstown man in March 2020. Robert Estel Girdley, 36, was one of three individuals arrested for the Bardstown man’s […]

January 8th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Courts,News,Public Record,Public Safety | Read More »