• 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.

  • Nelson Circuit Court Dec. 18 sentencings

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on December 18. All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial.

  • Man pleads guilty to stalking McDonald’s employee

    Several days before a convicted sex offender was scheduled to go on trial, he entered into two plea agreements with prosecutors.

    Johnny Dean Johnson, 50, of Bardstown, pleaded guilty on two pending cases in court Jan. 8, admitting he stalked a female employee at McDonald’s in August and stole a horse worth several hundred dollars from a property on Springfield Road in November 2013.

  • Couple indicted on several drug, firearm charges

    A couple arrested last month after a drug bust in Botland were indicted Wednesday on more than 30 drug possession and trafficking charges and firearm charges.

    A Nelson County Grand Jury indicted Shannon Marie Kays, 35, and Jesse Layne French, 26, both of whom live on Springfield Road, on several misdemeanor and felony charges after hearing testimony from Detective McKenzie Mattingly, a Bardstown Police officer assigned to the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force.

  • Mother and son indicted on stolen property and drug charges

    A mother and son were indicted Wednesday, less than a month after police found them in possession of a stolen firearm, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    Indictments against Quacy Sheckles, 20, and his mother Dana Linton, 44, were released Wednesday afternoon, detailing the charges filed against them.

    A second indictment for first-degree burglary was also handed down against Sheckles.

  • Law enforcement officers honored for impaired driving enforcement

    Recently local law enforcement officers Jeremy Cauley and Jamie Ferrie were two of 193 honored in Lexington for impaired driving enforcement.

    The 2014 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards ceremony recognized officers with the most impaired driving arrests in each agency and division across the state.

    The officers were commended for their efforts to keep Kentucky roadways safe.

  • Driver's Licenses: Jan. 2, 2015

    The following received a driver’s license in December 2014: Kelsi Hagan, Madeline Rodriguez, Steven Roby, Michael Miller, Lakin Walls, Brandon Do, Jesse West-Wilson, Mary Jane Armstrong.

  • Citations: Jan. 2, 2015

    Brittany Hursh, 1986, no/expired registration plates, $168.

    Christi Roberson, 1978, no seat belt, $25.

    Candis Jacobs, 1992, no/expired registration plates, no insurance, $1,193.

    Michael Hill, 1972, no seat belt, no insurance, $668.

    John Culver, 1997, no seat belt, $25.

    Stacie Brown, 1967, improper equipment, $193.

    Gary Hamilton, 1991, speed, $143 plus state traffic school.

    Jason Milby, 1970, speed, $163.

    Charles Martin, 1985, no seat belt, $25.

    Marion Durbin, 1934, no seat belt, $25.