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Video: Judge hears Houck’s motions for a trial separate from co-defendants » Judge denies Steve Lawson’s motion to dismiss charges in Crystal Rogers case » Brooks Houck’s attorneys argue for separate trail in Crystal Rogers case » County votes to place medical marijuana question on November election ballot » Jim’s Political Notebook: Biden’s debate performance a hard-to-watch train wreck » Acclaimed Nelson County author to take part in book discussion tomorrow at library » City council reviews its options regarding medical marijuana businesses in city » Nelson Fiscal Court approves increases in monthly garbage fee, annual 911 fee » County adds health clinic offering to its employee health insurance options » Voters will determine if medical marijuana dispensaries are allowed in county » Pennsyvlania man arrested on alcohol charges following Friday afternoon crash » Video: Judge hears Houck’s motions for a trial separate from co-defendants » Judge denies Steve Lawson’s motion to dismiss charges in Crystal Rogers case » Brooks Houck’s attorneys argue for separate trail in Crystal Rogers case » County votes to place medical marijuana question on November election ballot » Jim’s Political Notebook: Biden’s debate performance a hard-to-watch train wreck » Acclaimed Nelson County author to take part in book discussion tomorrow at library » City council reviews its options regarding medical marijuana businesses in city » County adds health clinic offering to its employee health insurance options » Voters will determine if medical marijuana dispensaries are allowed in county » Pennsyvlania man arrested on alcohol charges following Friday afternoon crash » Motorcycle rider injured Friday afternoon in accident on Louisville Road » One dead in a single-vehicle early Friday morning crash on Poplar Flat Road » Jailer: Inmate’s story is proof that state’s mental health system is broken » Video: Court hears motions from Crystal Rogers defendant Steve Lawson » Judge Simms hears motions from elder Lawson’s defense in Crystal Rogers case » Judge denies Steve Lawson’s motion to dismiss charges in Crystal Rogers case » Brooks Houck’s attorneys argue for separate trail in Crystal Rogers case » Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, July 6, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — July 4-5, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, July 2, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — June 29-July 1, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — June 26-28, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, June 26, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — June 24-25, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, June 23, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, June 22, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — June 18-21, 2024 » Nelson County Jail Logs — June 10-17, 2024 » Pennsyvlania man arrested on alcohol charges following Friday afternoon crash »

Video: Judge hears Houck’s motions for a trial separate from co-defendants »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, July 8, 2024 — Nelson Circuit Court Judge Charles Simms III heard arguments kMonday, July 8, 2024, by attorneys defending…

Jul 9 2024 / Read More »

Judge denies Steve Lawson’s motion to dismiss charges in Crystal Rogers case »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, July 8, 2024 — Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms III last week denied a request from Steve Lawson to…

Jul 8 2024 / Read More »

Brooks Houck’s attorneys argue for separate trail in Crystal Rogers case »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, July 8, 2024 — Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms III heard arguments in court this morning to hear arguments…

Jul 8 2024 / Read More »

County votes to place medical marijuana question on November election ballot »

By JIM BROOKS & ELIJAH BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 2, 2024 — Nelson Fiscal Court approved a resolution that will allow county residents to…

Jul 2 2024 / Read More »

Jim’s Political Notebook: Biden’s debate performance a hard-to-watch train wreck »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Thursday, June 27, 2024 — The first presidential debate ended about an hour ago, and it was one of the hardest political broadcasts…

Jun 28 2024 / Read More »

Acclaimed Nelson County author to take part in book discussion tomorrow at library »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 26, 2024 — Noted Nelson County native and author Fenton Johnson will be visiting the main branch of the Nelson…

Jun 26 2024 / Read More »

City council reviews its options regarding medical marijuana businesses in city »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 26, 2024 — The Bardstown City Council discussed how the city should handle the possibility of a medical…

Jun 26 2024 / Read More »

Nelson Fiscal Court approves increases in monthly garbage fee, annual 911 fee »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, June 18, 2024 — Nelson Fiscal Court approved resolutions Tuesday night that raises the county’s fees for garbage collection…

Jun 19 2024 / Read More »

County adds health clinic offering to its employee health insurance options »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 19, 2024 — Nelson County Fiscal Court employees will have a new health insurance option during next week’s…

Jun 19 2024 / Read More »

Voters will determine if medical marijuana dispensaries are allowed in county »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 19, 2024 — Nelson County residents will have the chance during the November General Election to decide if…

Jun 19 2024 / Read More »

Pennsyvlania man arrested on alcohol charges following Friday afternoon crash »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — Late Friday afternoon, a Pennsylvania man was arrested on alcohol charges after police determined he was responsible…

Jun 15 2024 / Read More »

News

Video: Judge hears Houck’s motions for a trial separate from co-defendants »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Monday, July 8, 2024 — Nelson Circuit Court Judge Charles Simms III heard arguments kMonday, July 8, 2024, by attorneys defending Crystal Rogers defendant Brooks Houck in regard a request to sever his trial from that of his co-defendants, Steve Lawson and Joey Lawson. Houck’s attorneys argued that […]…

Jul 9 2024 / Read More »

Judge denies Steve Lawson’s motion to dismiss charges in Crystal Rogers case »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, July 8, 2024 — Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms III last week denied a request from Steve Lawson to dismiss the charges against him in the Crystal Rogers murder case. Lawson’s attorney, Ted Lavitt, argued before the court last month that his client had given investigators […]…

Jul 8 2024 / Read More »

Brooks Houck’s attorneys argue for separate trail in Crystal Rogers case »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, July 8, 2024 — Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms III heard arguments in court this morning to hear arguments by Brooks Houck’s attorneys regarding a motion for a separate trial in the Crystal Rogers murder case. Prosecutors have asked the court to try the three co-defendants […]…

Jul 8 2024 / Read More »

County votes to place medical marijuana question on November election ballot »

By JIM BROOKS & ELIJAH BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, July 2, 2024 — Nelson Fiscal Court approved a resolution that will allow county residents to vote on the question of allowing medical marijuana businesses to operate in Nelson County. The resolution will place the following question on the November ballot: “Are you […]…

Jul 2 2024 / Read More »

Jim’s Political Notebook: Biden’s debate performance a hard-to-watch train wreck »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Thursday, June 27, 2024 — The first presidential debate ended about an hour ago, and it was one of the hardest political broadcasts I’ve ever watched. Former President Trump, well, he turned in his expected performance of over-the-top descriptions of his administration, along with a heaping helping of lies and […]…

Jun 28 2024 / Read More »

Acclaimed Nelson County author to take part in book discussion tomorrow at library »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 26, 2024 — Noted Nelson County native and author Fenton Johnson will be visiting the main branch of the Nelson County Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2024, as part of the 63rd annual Kentucky Reads program. Join Johnson and participants in the library’s […]…

Jun 26 2024 / Read More »

City council reviews its options regarding medical marijuana businesses in city »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 26, 2024 — The Bardstown City Council discussed how the city should handle the possibility of a medical marijuana dispensary that might wish to be located in the Bardstown city limits. County and city governments have the option to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in their […]…

Jun 26 2024 / Read More »

County adds health clinic offering to its employee health insurance options »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 19, 2024 — Nelson County Fiscal Court employees will have a new health insurance option during next week’s open enrollment period. Nelson Fiscal Court voted Tuesday night to offer its employees access to BluMine Health, a direct primary care provider that will offer county employees […]…

Jun 19 2024 / Read More »

Voters will determine if medical marijuana dispensaries are allowed in county »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, June 19, 2024 — Nelson County residents will have the chance during the November General Election to decide if they want to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in Nelson County. Nelson Fiscal Court discussed medical marijuana at Tuesday night’s fiscal court meeting, and if the […]…

Jun 19 2024 / Read More »

Pennsyvlania man arrested on alcohol charges following Friday afternoon crash »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — Late Friday afternoon, a Pennsylvania man was arrested on alcohol charges after police determined he was responsible for a two-vehicle crash on Springfield Road at Bardstown Auto Wreckers. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, David Pearson, 46 of Womelsdorf, Pa., was operating a […]…

Jun 15 2024 / Read More »

Motorcycle rider injured Friday afternoon in accident on Louisville Road »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — Just before 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2024, Nelson County deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Louisville Road and Old Louisville Road for a possible injury accident involving a motorcycle. According to the sheriff’s office,, the motorcycle was traveling south on Louisville Road […]…

Jun 15 2024 / Read More »

One dead in a single-vehicle early Friday morning crash on Poplar Flat Road »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — One person died early Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash in the area of 3000 block of Poplar Flat Road. Deputies with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched at 6:30 a.m. Friday for a single-vehicle crash involving a Toyota pickup truck. First responders […]…

Jun 15 2024 / Read More »

Jailer: Inmate’s story is proof that state’s mental health system is broken »

By JUSTIN HALLNelson County Jailer Friday, June 14, 2024 — In August 2023, I encountered a woman whose plight has become emblematic of the severe issues plaguing our mental health system in Kentucky. This woman, whom I’ll call Jane for the sake of privacy, was arrested and found to be severely mentally ill. Recognizing her […]…

Jun 15 2024 / Read More »

Video: Court hears motions from Crystal Rogers defendant Steve Lawson »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — Steve Lawson, one of the defendants in the Crystal Rogers murder case, was in court Thursday morning with his attorney to have the court consider two motions filed on his behalf. Nelson Circuit Court Judge Charles Simms III heard pleadings from the defense […]…

Jun 14 2024 / Read More »

Judge Simms hears motions from elder Lawson’s defense in Crystal Rogers case »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, June 13, 2024 — Steve Lawson, one of the defendents in the Crystal Rogers case, was in court Thursday morning to ask Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms to rule on two motions filed by his defense attorney. Lawon’s attorney, Ted Lavitt, had filed a request for […]…

Jun 13 2024 / Read More »

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Judge denies Steve Lawson’s motion to dismiss charges in Crystal Rogers case »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, July 8, 2024 — Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms III last week denied a request from Steve Lawson to dismiss the charges against him in the Crystal Rogers murder case. Lawson’s attorney, Ted Lavitt, argued before the court last month that his client had given investigators […]

Jul 8 2024 / Read More »

Brooks Houck’s attorneys argue for separate trail in Crystal Rogers case »

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, July 8, 2024 — Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms III heard arguments in court this morning to hear arguments by Brooks Houck’s attorneys regarding a motion for a separate trial in the Crystal Rogers murder case. Prosecutors have asked the court to try the three co-defendants […]

Jul 8 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, July 6, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jul 6 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — July 4-5, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jul 6 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Tuesday, July 2, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jul 3 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — June 29-July 1, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jul 2 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — June 26-28, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jun 29 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Wednesday, June 26, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jun 27 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — June 24-25, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jun 26 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Sunday, June 23, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jun 24 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, June 22, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jun 23 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — June 18-21, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jun 22 2024 / Read More »

Nelson County Jail Logs — June 10-17, 2024 »

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 Correctional Center. 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. Everyone […]

Jun 18 2024 / Read More »

Pennsyvlania man arrested on alcohol charges following Friday afternoon crash »

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2024 — Late Friday afternoon, a Pennsylvania man was arrested on alcohol charges after police determined he was responsible for a two-vehicle crash on Springfield Road at Bardstown Auto Wreckers. According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, David Pearson, 46 of Womelsdorf, Pa., was operating a […]

Jun 15 2024 / Read More »

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