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Courts

  • Montgomery sentenced to 15 years in prison

    A man considered to be a widely-known drug dealer in the area will spend the next 15 years in prison.

    A judge formally sentenced Craig Yolando Montgomery to 15 years in prison Thursday in Nelson Circuit Court. Probation was denied.

    The Cox’s Creek resident will be eligible for parole after serving 20 percent of his sentence.

    Montgomery, 38, has to turn over his house, six cars, several guns and cash to police.

  • Nelson Circuit Court indictments: Dec. 21, 2014

    STAFF REPORT

    news@kystandard.com

    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 were indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Jan. 8.

  • Judge denies Hutchins plea for leniency, home incarceration

    A judge denied John Hutchins’ request to serve his 20-year prison sentence on home incarceration Wednesday, saying it was the largest theft case to come through the 10th Judicial Circuit in recent years.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on December 4. All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial.

    • James David Leslie, 51, of Bardstown, was sentenced to four years in prison for two counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. Leslie’s motion for probation was denied. Leslie has to forfeit all computer equipment and other equipment seized by Bardstown Police. Sometime between Aug. 15, 2012, and Nov. 8, 2012, Leslie possessed child pornography.

  • Nelson County grand jury indictments

    Staff Report

    Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury 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. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Dec. 18.

  • Woman pleads guilty to shooting husband

    STAFF REPORT

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    A woman pleaded guilty Thursday to shooting her husband after a domestic dispute in late April.

    Jill Lundy, 31, of Bardstown, entered into a plea agreement with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to assault under extreme emotional disturbance, which was amended down from first-degree assault.

    Lundy was granted a five-year pretrial diversion under the conditions that she has no new offenses and be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

  • Nelson Circuit Court indictments

    STAFF REPORT

    news@kystandard.com

    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. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Dec. 4.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencing from Nov. 20

    STAFF REPORT

    news@kystandard.com

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on November 20. All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial.

  • Stabbing suspect indicted for first-degree assault

    The suspect in an alleged bar stabbing has been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury for first-degree assault, a class B felony.

    Dustin M. Thompson, 22, of New Hope, is accused of stabbing Jamie J. Owens, of Bardstown, with a pocket knife sometime between July 25 and July 26, according to Thompson’s indictment, which was released Wednesday.

    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.

  • Attitude of Gratitude

    “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.”

    --Cicero

    By Peggy Smith

    Association Executive

    Old Kentucky Home Board of Realtors

    I’m thinking that this year, to get us all in the mood for Thanksgiving, maybe we can look at our community in Real Estate and all the things for which we can be thankful and find ways to have an “attitude of gratitude”.