• Public Record-Driver's Licenses-April 11

    The following received a driver’s license in March 2014:

    Dylan Barnes-Moran, Dalton Seely, Cameron Morgeson, Ricardo Gindoy, Mackenzie Lynch, Taylor Martin, Christpher Kennedy, Colton Mattingly, Sierra Ferguson, Brittany Ballard, Jason Amburgy, David Downs, Ethan Boone, Tyler Wilkerson, Hallie Mattingly, Alexandra Jackson, Jordan Downs,Whitney Seward, Ayla Duggar, Samantha Rummage, Jessica Benbow, Katrina Boone, Timothy Marshall, Adam Hicks,

  • Public Record-Zoning Permits, April 11

    Zoning Compliance Permits for week of March 24 and 31

    First Financial Group, Lincoln Way, commercial structure,

    Glenna Simpson, 510 Old Tunnel Mill Road, agricultural structure.

    Roger Carey, 104 Abbey Ridge , single-family dwelling.

    Thomas D and Patti Clark, 102 Ivy Ave., accessory.

    Philip H. Bischoff, Nelsonville Road (KY 52), agricultural structure.

    David Reed, 298 J. T. Riggs Road, accessory.

    Joe and Julie Smith, 8545 Bloomfield Road, accessory.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings

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

    • Michael Cory Durbin, 22, of Bardstown, was granted a five-year, supervised pretrial diversion for complicity to receiving stolen property. Conditions of the diversion include paying a yet to be determined amount of restitution to the Bardstown Rotary Club. Between Oct. 28, 2013 and Oct. 31, 2013, Durbin received 200 pairs of shoes stolen from the club.

  • Satterly arraigned on prescription fraud

    Former Bardstown Police Officer Tony Satterly was arraigned on several counts of prescription fraud in Nelson County circuit court Thursday.

    A pretrial conference has been scheduled for May 30. A jury trial is scheduled for June 9.

    Judge John David Seay set a $9,500 unsecured bond for Satterly’s case.

  • Public Record: citations: March 28, 2014

    Joseph Nalley, 1967, no insurance, speed, $733.

    Shannon Mahoney, 1975, operating vehicle on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, $143 plus 90 days/90 days suspended.

    Brandy Johnson, 1993, leaving scene of accident, failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, no insurance, $443 plus 270 days/270 days suspended.

    Larry Curtsinger, 1966, improper equipment, $168.

    Steven Allen, 1966, speed, $163.

    Steven Grant, 1986, no seat belt, $25.

    Jon Fox, 1964, speed, $143 plus state traffic school.

  • Nelson County 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 April 3.

    • Christy G. Morris, 33, of Cox’s Creek, two counts of forgery of a prescription. On or about Aug. 1 and Oct. 30, Morris falsely made or completed a written instrument, which was a prescription for a controlled substance. Bond will be set at arraignment.

  • Judge rules no eminent domain for Bluegrass Pipeline

    The Bluegrass Pipeline does not have standing to take property owners’ land, nor can it or its land agents threaten landowners with eminent domain, according to a ruling in Franklin Circuit Court Tuesday.

    “Bluegrass cannot invoke the soverign power of eminent domain to threaten or intimidate, or even suggest to landowners who have no desire to sell, that Bluegrass has the right to take their property without their consent,” Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip J. Shepherd wrote in his summary judgment against the pipeline.

  • Bardstown coal company to pay $660K penalty

    A Bardstown-based coal company, Nally & Hamilton Enterprises Inc., will pay the federal government a civil penalty of $660,000 for illegally dumping dredged or fill material from strip mine operations in Harlan and Knott counties into “waters of the United States,” according to a consent decree issued March 7 by U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning.

    The company’s actions violated the Clean Water Act, the government alleges.

    The company has 30 days from the date of the decree to pay $330,000 of the fine and 180 days to pay the other half.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings for March 6

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on March 6. All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial.

  • Public Record-Citations-March 13

    Timothy Edelen, 1967, DUI, no insurance, leaving scene of accident, $1,578 plus 240 days with 180 days suspended.

    Nathaniel Downs, 1984, no seat belt, no insurance, $1,168.

    Angela Wilmoski, 1975, disregarding stop sign, no/expired registration plates, no insurance, obstructed vision and/or windshield, $693 plus 90 days/90 days suspended plus state traffic school.

    Jacob Wheatley, 1995, DUI, $718 plus four days.

    Dennis Brown, 1993, speed, $163.

    William Rust, 1958, improper equipment, $168.