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Courts

  • Bardstown man gets one year for 385 plants, 12 lbs. of pot

    A Bardstown man who was caught with almost 400 cannabis plants in his cellar and 12 pounds of pot in his freezer avoided up to 20 years in jail when a Nelson County jury found him guilty of three counts of misdemeanor possession Tuesday.

    Mark A. Lundy, 35, was sentenced to 12 months in jail after a jury of eight men and four women decided that he was guilty of three counts of misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia following a two-day jury trial.

  • Man agrees to 20-year prison sentence

    A Bardstown man has agreed to serve 20 years in prison instead of facing a jury trial for sexually abusing an underage girl.

    Trevor MacKenzie Walls, 24, of Bardstown, entered into a plea agreement with prosecutors Thursday in which he pleaded guilty to felony first-degree sodomy and felony incest.

    Prosecutors are recommending Walls serve 20 years in prison and are opposing probation.

    Walls would be eligible to go before a parole board after serving 85 percent of his sentence.

    Walls would also have to register as a sex offender.

  • Nelson Circuit Court indictments

    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 February 19.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on January 22. All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial.

  • Four years later, family still seeking answers

    This is the second story in a Kentucky Standard series about unsolved murder cases involving Nelson County residents and exploring the experiences of the families involved as they search for justice.

    Brandon Lashaun Stone was only 22 years old when he was murdered and family members say they still get torn up thinking about a life taken far too soon.

  • Nelson Circuit Court indictments

    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 February 5.

  • Citations: Jan. 16, 2015

    Ashley Orr, 1985, no seat belt, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, $193.

    Justin Gibson, 1996, no/expired registration plates, no insurance, $693.

    Jason Edelen, 1971, no seatbelt, $50.

    Angela Walker, 1974, no/expired registration plates, no insurance, $193.

    Kiesa Nutty, 1977, theft by deception, $368.25 plus 90 days/90 days suspended.

    Dennis Brown, 1967, DUI, $718 plus alcohol and drug education.

    Jaymason Thomas, 1989, speed, $163.

  • Zoning Compliance: Jan. 16, 2015

    Zoning compliance permits for the week of Jan. 5

    Alan Nalley, 8640 New Haven Road, 40’ x 40’ garage/barn.

    Aaron Boles, 123 Locust Grove Court, 12’ x 21’ roof over existing patio at rear of house.

    Robin and Jewel Brock, 109 Indian Trail, 12’ x 12’ sunroom addition over existing patio.

    POE Bardstown Zaxby’s, 816 N Third Street, 10’ x 13’ 4” storage building.

    Stacy Hill, 103 Paisley Court, 4’ x 4’ platform and step addition onto side of house.

  • Nelson Circuit Court indictments

    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 January 22.

  • Nelson Circuit Court Jan. 8 sentencings

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on January 8. All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial.

    • Jill R. Lundy, 31, of Bardstown, was granted a five-year, supervised pretrial diversion for assault under extreme emotional disturbance. Conditions of the diversion include no new offenses and have no access to a firearm. On April 21, Lundy shot Mark Lundy with a gun.