• Bardstown CATV to launch video on demand in the fall

    Now that Bardstown’s cable television operation has completed its transition from analog to digital, it will offer more high-definition programming and something customers have been clamoring for — video on demand.

    Jeff Mills, supervisor of the city’s electrical and cable services, told the Bardstown City Council Tuesday that the city should launch video on demand by October or November.

  • Nelson Circuit Court indictments

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court July 17.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on June 19. All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial.

    • Michael J. Marino, 51, of Bardstown, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for first-degree rape and 15 years in prison for first-degree burglary. Both sentences shall be served concurrently. Probation was denied. On July 31, 2000, Marino entered the Federal Hill Nursing Home — now Life Care Center of Bardstown — and sexually assaulted a 78-year-old female resident.

  • Nelson Circuit Court July 3 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 were arraigned in Nelson Circuit Court on July 3.

  • Divorces: July 4, 2014

    Timothy Aaron Maggert 45, Sherry Lynn Blair, 42, divorce final May 2 (date of marriage, May 28, 2011) maiden name restored.

    Garland Bruce Skaggs, 54, Kimberly Jo Riggs, 39, divorce final May 2 (date of marriage July 28, 1995).

    Robert Brian Hicks, 47, Lorie Ellen Richardson, 41, divorce final May 2 (date of marriage Nov. 16, 1991).

    Jeredon Lee Tonge, 36, Tonya Flo Lyvers, 32, divorce final May 6 (date of marriage, Jan. 28, 2007).

    Anthony Freeman, 39, Jessica Freeman, 40, divorce final May 7 (date of marriage July 17, 2007).

  • Marriages: July 4, 2014

    Brandon Scott Williams, 27, Bardstown, forklift driver; Kaela Chanelle McMakin, 30, Bardstown, occupation unknown.

    Joseph Eric Leslie, 28, Bardstown, distillery; Kaylie Ann Allen, 24, Bardstown, cosmetologist.

    Jason Bryan Call, 28, Bardstown, maintenance; Samantha Louise Koch, 24, Bardstown, food service.

    Michael Anthony Spalding, 27, New Haven, Bardstown, quality inspector; Jessica Nicole Mattingly, 29, New Haven, PMR.

    Tyler Austin Rowland, 17, Bardstown, unemployed; Kristian Hope Hartman, 18, Bardstown, unemployed.

  • Drivers' Licenses: July 4, 2014

    The following received a driver’s license in June 2014: Hannah Welch, Catherine Terrell, Sarah Fulkerson, Austin Holsclaw, Morgan Wherry, Michael Montgomery, Nathan Montgomery, Brittany Rogers, Thomas Mathews, Kenadi Durbin, Lindsay Spalding, Nathaniel Barnes, Kaitlin Glass, Amanda Thurman, Demarcus Hamilton, Angel Marks, Madlyn Beasley, Kimberly Elliott, Kasey Masterson, Ashleigh Scrogham, Dusty Blanchette, Shelby Bales, Rachel Young, Kayla Holder, Wesley Miles, Madison Hart-Gergely, Tyler Marchese, Cameron Culver, Carol Hodgens, Emily Bowling, Caroline Fowler, Samuel King.

  • Citations: July 4, 2014

    Billie Ellis, 1951, theft by deception, $750.80 plus 90 days/90 days suspended.

    Benjamin Bowman, 1974, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $178.

    Jennifer Robertson, 1985, improper equipment, $178.

    Brandon Crockett, 1986, no seat belt, license to be in possession, $178 plus 25 days.

    Carron Bigelow, 1995, criminal trespassing first degree, $153 plus 180 days/180 days suspended.

    Stephen Rogers, 1982, shoplifting, $153 plus 90 days/90 days suspended.

    Ronald Riggs, 1962, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $182.

  • Zoning Compliance: July 4, 2014

    Zoning compliance permits for weeks of June 2 and 9

    Tamara Priddy, 317 S. Fourth St., accessory.

    Four Seasons Apartments Inc, 403 East Halstead Avenue, Multi-Family Alterations.

    Nelson County Public Properties Corp, 550 Bloomfield Road (US 62), Commercial Structure.

    Ginn, Inc., 116 Castleton Drive, SF Dwelling.

    JTD Holdings, LLC, 111 East John Fitch Avenue, single family addition.

    Marshall Lucas, 3604 Samuels Road, single family addition.

    Meagan Fahey, 2880 Green Chapel Road, accessory,

  • Former pastor pleads guilty to embezzling church funds

    The former pastor of Bardstown Baptist Church pled guilty Friday to embezzling several thousand dollars from the church.

    As part of a plea agreement, Dylan Mays pled guilty to second-degree unlawful access to computer, a class D felony, and theft by unlawful taking less than $500, a class A misdemeanor. The charges were amended down from first-degree unlawful access to computer and theft by unlawful taking less than $10,000.