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Bardstown welcomes visitors ahead of National Bourbon Day

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - It’s almost National Bourbon Day, but those in Bardstown are starting to celebrate early. The celebrations comes as pandemic restrictions are lifted in Kentucky, and bourbon tourists are starting to return to Nelson County. Many across the bourbon industry gathered to celebrate the beginning of National...
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Obituary: Mary Teresa Wimsatt, 78, Bardstown

Mary Teresa Wimsatt, 78, of Bardstown, died Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Springfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 29, 1943, in Botland to the late John Bradley and Mary Teresa Yates Wimsatt. She was a former teacher at St. Joseph Elementary School and Bethlehem High School. She was the switchboard operator at the retreat center for the Sisters of Charity at Nazareth for 40 years. She was also a caregiver for many Bardstown families. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, rosary club, and was an associate member of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
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Nelson Circuit Court indictments from May 19

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. The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury and were scheduled for arraignment June 2. Kelly Kidd, 37, of...
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Jail log, June 4-7, 2021

Stuart Paul Hamilton, 34, contempt of court. Thomas Jerome Mudd, 56, first-degree burglary. Alex Hudson Hagan, 33, alcohol intoxication in a public place and second-degree disorderly conduct. Tyrell Coulter, fourth-degree assault. Matina Jean Thurman, 26, failure to appear and receiving stolen property under $10,000. Mathew Scott Hobbs, 27, speeding 18...
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Teen sentenced in fatal shooting

A “complete recipe for disaster.” That is how Judge Charles C. Simms III on Friday described the circumstances that led to the death of one teenage boy in 2019 and the sentencing of another charged with his killing. About a month after pleading guilty to reckless homicide, Jacob Fulkerson was...
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public record- property transfers May 26, 2021

Tammy Coulter and Gary Hagan, of Chaplin, to Mary Jewell, of Bloomfield, real estate in Nelson County, $140,000. Frances and Edwin Cecil, of Bardstown, to Pamela Pullen, trustee, Lot 3-B Block “B” Marion Heights, $150,000. Build One Inc., of Bardstown, to Dakota Tingle, of Cox’s Creek, Lot 307 Corman’s Crossing,...
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Local Dem leadership steady as GOP faces change

As the local Republican and Democratic parties hold their quadrennial reorganizations, one is set to face much more change than the other. Kenny Fogle was unanimously reelected as the chair of the Democratic Party of Nelson County last Thursday, a position he has held since December 2018 after Audrey Haydon stepped down to serve as Bardstown city attorney. Fogle is a longtime Democratic operative who has served on the county party’s executive committee for over three decades and is currently employed by the state party as deputy political director for the state.
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>> Crusade Contributions

Local fire departments raised thousands of dollars over the weekend to support WHAS Crusade for Children. The campaign raises funds for schools, agencies and hospitals that serve children with special needs. Fire departments across Kentucky and Indiana have long participated in the effort. Locally, departments canvassed neighborhoods, set up collection sites, hosted car washes, food sales and even a lemonade stand.
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OPINION: Sauntering along the Human CaminoInterim work begins with updates on water and broadband investments

With the first week of interim joint committee meetings behind us, I would like to share an update on the funding we approved for water projects and the expansion of broadband during the 2021 Regular Session. Last week, the Budget Review Subcommittee on General Government, Finance, Personnel, and Public Retirement received a status update from the administration to ensure the projects are on track.
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African American Heritage Museum opens Thursday

After delays due to COVID-19 and other obstacles, a downtown museum will officially open to the public on Thursday. A formal ribbon cutting was held Sunday afternoon for the African American Heritage Museum, housed in the former Union Church building at 315 North Second Street. The museum project was announced...
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Additional sex abuse charge issued against Bardstown man

A Bardstown man previously accused of inappropriately touching two teenagers was arraigned late last week in a third case involving the same type of crime. He pleaded not guilty. Kelly Kidd, 37, was indicted by a Nelson County Grand Jury May 19 for one count of first-degree sexual abuse, a...