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  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, July 21, 2017 — The fire that heavily damaged a home adjacent to the Wickland mansion has been determined to be intentionally set. Capt. Todd Spalding, fire investigator with the Bardstown Fire Department, said Friday afternoon that once firefighters had the blaze knocked down, they discovered […]


Jul 21 2017 / Read More »

  NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, July 21, 2017, 11 a.m. (Corrected info about the home, 6 p.m.) — A two-story home on the historic Wickland estate adjacent to the mansion was severely damaged by a fire reported early Friday morning. At about 12:35 a.m., the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched for […]


Jul 21 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, July 20, 2017 — The driver of a passenger car avoided serious injury Thursday morning when her car veered into the adjacent lane and struck a semi tractor-trailer while both were traveling eastbound on the Bluegrass Parkway. Just after 8 a.m., the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Nelson County […]


Jul 20 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 19, 2017 — The Bardstown Fire Department responded Wednesday afternoon to a reported apartment fire in the 200 block of Aspen Drive. A resident reported active smoke alarms sounding in the apartment next door at 1:28 p.m. Firefighters arrived and had to forcibly enter the apartment […]


Jul 19 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT July 19, 2017 — The Boston Fire Department and Nelson County Fire Department were dispatched Wednesday morning for a possible fire involving a semi tractor-trailer carrying a piece of heavy equipment. At 8:35 a.m., the Nelson County Fire Department was dispatched first to the area of New Haven […]


Jul 19 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, July 17, 2017 — 11:30 a.m. A Bardstown single-family home was damaged by a fire Monday morning that was reported as smoke in the kitchen. The Bardstown Fire Department and Nelson County EMS were dispatched at about 10:41 a.m. Monday to 173 Purcell Avenue for a report of […]


Jul 17 2017 / Read More »

Editor’s Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. Sunday, July 16, 2017, 11:45 p.m. — The following people were indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. They are scheduled to be […]


Jul 16 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, July 16, 2017, 2:45 a.m. — Six people — mostly juveniles — were injured late Saturday night when a pickup truck being operated near the top of a knob plunged down an embankment. The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and Nelson County EMS were dispatched just before 11 […]


Jul 16 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, July 14, 2017, 12:15 p.m. — An 18 year old male was apparently bitten by a snake Friday morning outside Horizon Academy. At about 10:20 a.m. Friday, Nelson County EMS responded to Horizon Academy, 304 Wildcat Lane, for a reported possible snake bite on the hand. The […]


Jul 14 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 8:40 a.m. — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested the man who was operating it Tuesday morning at the High Grove Grocery. At around 6:30 Tuesday morning, the sheriff’s office was called to the High Grove Grocery for a […]


Jul 12 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Thursday, July 6, 2017 — Bardstown Police Chief Steve Uram was terminated Thursday from his position as chief by Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton. Heaton said Thursday he determined a change in the police department’s leadership was necessary. The city police department has struggled as it has worked to […]


Jul 6 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, July 3, 2017 — An 18-year-old Bloomfield man was arrested early Monday morning on burglary charges after the home’s resident caught the man burglarizing his home. At 4:41 a.m., the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an attempted burglary on Goodloe Avenue in Bloomfield. […]


Jul 3 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Sunday, June 2, 2017, 1 a.m. (Updated & corrected, June 3, 2 p.m.) — Three people died in a single-vehicle crash late Saturday night on the Bluegrass Parkway. According to a Kentucky State Police press release, at about 11:23 p.m. Saturday, police were called to the 18 mile marker in […]


Jul 2 2017 / Read More »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Saturday, June 24, 2017, 11 a.m. — The torrential rains that swamped Nelson County as part of the remnants of tropical storm Cindy dumped 4 to 6 inches of rain across the county, pushing creeks and streams out of their banks and flooding numerous roads. The county was […]


Jun 24 2017 / Read More »

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