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Dead fish found in Bardstown river one day after bourbon barrel collapse

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Images have surfaced of what could possible waterway contamination after 9,000 barrels of aging bourbon crashed to the ground in a Nelson County warehouse collapse.

WHAS 11 - 2018-06-23 22:28:56

Louisville Metro Police arrest female suspect in fatal stabbing

When officers arrived, they found a woman applying pressure to a male victim's stab wound. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died.

WDRB.COM - 2018-06-24 16:38:00

TRAGIC: Bardstown bourbon storage building collapses | Kentucky Sports Radio

Ready for the saddest picture you’ll see all day?A rickhouse at Barton 1792 distillery in Bardstown collapsed this morning, causing hundreds of barrels of aging bourbon to tumble to a splintery demise:


KENTUCKY TRAGEDY: Warehouse Collapse Spills Thousands Of Whiskey Casks

Roughly 9,000 barrels of the Barton 1792 distillery’s 18,000 barrel stock in Bardstown, Ky., were lost in the building collapse that started around 11:00 a.m. Friday, Nelson County Dispatch Director Milton Spaldingtoldthe Louisville Courier Journal. No one was in the building at the time of the coll

THE DAILY CALLER - 2018-06-23 14:13:00

Investigation Underway Into Bardstown Whiskey Rickhouse Collapse

June 23, 2018– An investigation is underway into the cause of Friday morning’s warehouse collapse at Sazerac’s Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky, where thousands of barrels of maturing whiskey flowed from their “ricks” and wiped out half of the seven-story building. No one was injured in

WHISKYCAST.COM - 2018-06-23 20:50:01

Collapse at Barton 1792 sends bourbon barrels crashing to ground

BARDSTOWN, Ky. —A building collapse in Bardstown sent bourbon barrels crashing to the ground.Bardstown fire officials said the collapse happened at Barton 1792 after 11 a.m. Friday.AdvertisementIn a photo sent to WLKY by Bardstown’s fire chief, stacks of bourbon barrels can be seen in the rubble.The


E’town woman charged with wanton endangerment

An Elizabethtown woman was arrested Sunday afternoon by Elizabethtown police on a warrant for charges of first-degree wanton endangerment, theft of services and menacing.According to the warrant, Krystal Garrison, 51, was seen June 4 by another woman throwing trash in a dumpster at an apartment comp

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2018-06-25 02:09:21

Kentucky man was found dead in ditch. He drowned, autopsy showed

A man found dead in a ditch in Knox County apparently drowned, according to a release from Kentucky State Police.The man was identified as Robert L. Saunders, 42, of Barbourville.A utility worker found Saunders’ body in a ditch at about 11:30 a.m. on Friday and called 911.As a result of an autopsy d

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-06-23 13:21:00

KSP: man found dead in ditch likely died by drowning

Top Local StoriesCyclists prepare for the Pro Road National ChampionshipsKSP: man found dead in ditch likely died by drowningOpen casting call for kid's talk showBARBOURVILLE, KY (WATE) - Kentucky State Police say a man found dead in a ditch Friday morning likely died from drowning.The man's body wa

WATE - 2018-06-23 18:49:16

Bourbon warehouse collapses at Bardstown distillery

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- A bourbon warehouse has collapsed in Bardstown, Kentucky.Nelson County 911 director Milton Spalding confirms the collapse happened Friday just before 11 a.m. at the Barton 1792 Distillery. A picture of the scene shows the side of the building in pieces with dozens of bourbon


Third arrest made in connection with May homicide in south Louisville

A second suspect, 18-year-old Decoria Curry, was arrested on June 14 and also charged with complicity to commit murder and robbery in connection with the homicide.

WDRB.COM - 2018-06-24 00:28:00

Around 9,000 bourbon barrels collapse at Kentucky distillery

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WLKY) -A building collapse at the Barton 1792 distillery in Bardstown sent thousands of bourbon barrels crashing to the ground.Bardstown fire officials said the collapse happened at Barton 1792 after 11 a.m. Friday.Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman Milt Spalding said about


Part of Bardstown distillery collapses

000 barrels of bourbon crashed to the ground after part of a building collapsed in Bardstown, Kentucky.


Moonlight Big Band returns to Bardstown

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From 'bourbonado' to big spills: Kentucky's historic bourbon disasters

Rivers of burning whiskey slid down the road and barrels exploded through the air, bringing more than 100 firefighters to the scene. According to , the cause was never revealed.


Bardstown Bourbon County opens new restaurant

One of the area's newest distilleries is taking a shot at a new restaurant, and Wednesday was the first time visitors got a look inside Bardstown Bourbon Company.The distillery is opening in stages. It started production and has already doubled its bourbon capacity, but it hasn't started tours yet.“


Thousands of bourbon barrels spill from collapsed Barton 1792 warehouse

Part of a bourbon warehouse at a Bardstown distillery collapsed Friday morning, sending thousands of bourbon barrels spilling out of the building. About 9,000 of the roughly 20,000 barrels held in the affected warehouse at Barton 1792 Distillery were involved in the collapse, reported just before 11


Kentucky bourbon warehouse partially collapses

In this image provided by the Bardstown, Ky., Fire Department, debris is piled in a heap after a section of a bourbon storage warehouse at the Barton 1792 Distillery collapsed, Friday June 22, 2018, in Bardstown, Ky. Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman Milt Spalding says about 9,000 barrels


Police looking for suspect after Walmart customer's cart stolen

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) --Police in Shepherdsvile are asking for the public's help to identify a woman accused of stealing merchandise from a Walmart shopper.According to Shepherdsville police, it happened on June 14 at the Walmart on 634 Conestoga Parkway.


Role-playing society events coming to E’town

A Renaissance fair atmosphere with live-action Dungeons and Dragons-type battles will be a part of two local events in July.The Five Oaks Shire, a Hardin County-based Amtgard group, is hosting the events in Elizabethtown.According to the Amtgard website, it is a “live action role playing and boffer