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  • Kentucky Wired representative talks about broadband project

    The spokesman for the company that is designing the KentuckyWired high-speed broadband project told county officials it’s coming to all of the state’s 120 counties, including Nelson.

  • TNHS hosts Boston production of ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’
  • Local woman gets close brush with McConaughey

    Ann McMichael has done a lot of work for Wild Turkey, but last weekend’s assignment was special.

    She was one of several crew members who spent the day trailing Matthew McConaughey around Lawrenceburg as the actor and Wild Turkey spokesman handed out Butterball turkeys.

    “I’ve shot a bunch of people,” McMichael said. “But he’s my favorite I ever shot.”

    McMichael and her husband, Jeff, own McM Productions and have shot still photos and film on many big assignments and for Wild Turkey on several occasions.

  • Jail logs, Nov. 7-9

    Joseph M. Sepulvado, 34, probation violation.

    Carlos E. Morrison, 30, three counts of failure to appear.

    Robert E. Ballard, 58, engaging in organized crime — criminal syndicate.

    Raffo Culver, 52, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (second or greater cocaine), first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth), first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (drug unspecified), possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Registered sex offender arrested on new charge, failing to comply

    A man who was previously convicted of a sex crime against a minor in 1998 was arrested earlier this week on a new charge.

    Buechel L. Adams, 45, who has a Bardstown address listed on East O’Bryan, was arraigned Tuesday on a first-degree sexual abuse charge. According to a post-arrest complaint from the Bardstown Police Department, a female victim alleges Adams walked her into the woods and sexually assaulted her in September. The complaint states that Adams told police he “only kissed her, touched her breasts over clothes.”

  • A physician, a veteran
  • Kentucky Owl coming to Bardstown

    There have been signs pointing to it since September, but on Wednesday, representatives of the Stoli Group and Gov. Matt Bevin made the official announcement: Kentucky Owl is coming to Bardstown.

    The super-premium, small-batch Kentucky bourbon will be distilled on the site of the Cedar Creek Quarry along John Rowan Boulevard (Ky. 245), which the new owners will purchase in its entirety over time from Haydon Materials as it expands its business.

  • Sheriff's race: Matthews, Pineiroa make it official

    As soon as the Nelson County Clerk’s Office unlocked its doors on the first day to officially file to run for office, Kaelen Matthews and Ramon Pineiroa were both walking through them.

    The two men filed only minutes apart Wednesday to run for Nelson County sheriff.

    Both men are long-serving deputy sheriffs and their official filings had long been expected.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES-Nov. 3-8, 2017

    Getting to Know your Nelson County Salvation Army

    Come learn about the many things the Salvation Army does in Nelson County and how you can help and volunteer at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Nelson County Public Library. Refreshments will be served and there will be door prizes as well.

    Wickland Christmas Bazaar

  • PHOTOS: Culpepper visits schools in Nelson County to talk about leadership

    U.S. Navy Capt. David Culpepper, commanding officer of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Cuba, visited Nelson County and spoke to students at several schools Oct. 16. He was in town at the invitation of American Legion Post 42, which has traveled to Cuba. Culpepper visited Foster Heights, Old Kentucky Home Middle School and both county high schools to give leadership presentations to the students.