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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:

KENTUCKYSPORTSRADIO.COM - 2018-06-22 12:39:47

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

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2018-06-22 16:53:59

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

WYMT.COM - 2018-06-22 14:35:00

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

WDRB.COM - 2018-06-22 17:11:00

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.

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2018-06-22 07:14:00

Thousands of whiskey barrels crash in collapse

A bourbon distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky saw 9,000 barrels of still-aging drink come crashing down when a building collapsed Friday morning, according toCBS Lexington affiliate WKYT..

MSN.COM - 2018-06-23 01:25:30

Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses

About 9,000 barrels filled with aging bourbon were affected by the warehouse collapse at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, said Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman Milt Spalding. No injuries were reported following the late-morning collapse, he said.

STARPHOENIX - 2018-06-22 17:57:29

Perryville to research before appointing new council member - The Advocate-Messenger

The council heard from five residents who said they would like to be appointed to the seat, which was vacated by council member Jerry Houck June 7. Then, they voted to enter closed session to discuss the matter.

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-22 10:44:03

Nearly 10,000 barrels of bourbon fall from Kentucky distillery

Bardstown Fire Chief Billy Mattingly says the collapse took place at the Barton 1792 Distillery. The distillery holds 20,000 barrels of bourbon and it is believed close to 10,000 of the barrels were affected in the collapse.

FOX17.COM - 2018-06-22 16:17:35

Kentucky woman spots bear, but it wasn't where it belonged

A black bear was roaming the downtown streets of Gatlinburg, but the Kentucky woman who captured evidence of it on video said she wasn't frightened.Laura Devine, of Harrodsburg, said she was unloading her vehicle on June 14 while on vacation in Gatlinburg when a black bear came down a hill in front

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-06-21 13:16:00

Bourbon Distillery Collapses In Kentucky

BARDSTOWN, KY — A bourbon warehouse collapsed at a Kentucky distillery Friday, causing thousands of bourbon barrels to fall out of the building, according to reports.

PATCH - 2018-06-22 17:20:55

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.

WDRB.COM - 2018-06-21 16:19:00

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

WLKY.COM - 2018-06-22 16:01:00

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.“


Star Anderson County athletes among those facing charges following school vandalism

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WKYT) -Four people are facing charges in connection to vandalism which occurred at Anderson County High School.Three of the four teens were set to graduate from the high school the next day. Those three were Blake Franklin, Cobe Penny and Brandon Ball. They all face charges of bur


Fern Creek man wonders if remains found this month could be his missing sister

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two weeks ago, Jared Sloan saw a look on his brother's face he had never seen before."He was like, 'I just found bones in the woods,'" Sloan said.

WDRB.COM - 2018-06-21 23:18:00

Grand Jury Indicts 21, Including Northpoint Escapee

Kenneth Bolin, 44, of 945 Minerva Avenue, Louisville, was charged with four class D felonies: 1st-degree fleeing/evading police and 1st-degree wanton endangerment (three counts).


Gov. Matt Bevin takes another swipe at judge behind pension law ruling

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The morning after losing the high profile pension lawsuit, Gov. Matt Bevin fired another shot at the judge in the case – Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd.

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2018-06-21 18:25:00

EDP approves ‘bare bones’ budget for 2018-19 - The Advocate-Messenger

Funding from the public side of the EDP partnership has held fairly steady. The EDP expects to get about as much this coming fiscal year from Boyle County and Danville as it did this fiscal year. Danville gave the EDP an additional one-time infusion of $40,000 this year, which isn’t being repeated f

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-21 11:55:44

Illegally kept deer fawn leads to drug charges

On Monday, June 11, conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources charged Matt White, 26, of Lebanon, with holding protected wildlife and one count of cultivation of five or more marijuana plants.