• November Nelson County Grand Jury 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 on Dec. 5.


  • Three plead guilty to riot at field party

    Three men with alleged ties to the Bardstown Money Gang pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an August field party that resulted in charges against four men.

    Reid Shacoi “Coi” Young, Marcus Grundy, and Quacy Sheckles, all 19 and of Bardstown, accepted plea agreements during court late Thursday afternoon before they were set to go to jury trial on Monday. 

  • Five indicted for scamming elderly man with Alzheimer’s

    Five people are accused of repeatedly exploiting a 78-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease over the past few years.

    A Nelson County grand jury indicted five people on charges they took advantage of Phillip Nally’s declining memory to scam him out of up to $25,000.

    Police say the accused approached Nally between October 2011 and this September claiming he owed them money for work done on his property.

    Police arrested William Scott Bartley, 30, on Sept. 9 on one charge of theft by deception and one count of abuse of an adult.

  • Public Record-Divorces, Nov. 18

    Christopher Dale Witte, 40, Tina Jo Cecil, 39, divorce final Nov. 6 (maiden name restored).
    David Ross Saunders, 22; Briana L. Saunders, 17, divorce final Nov. 6.
    Hasmukh Nanubhai Patel, 50; Jignasa Maganbhai Patel, 35, divorce final Nov. 6.
    James Patrick Lyvers, 43; Raquel Rouse, 44, divorce final Nov. 6.
    Richard Benjamin Nest, 66; Martha Ann Fitzgerald, 64, divorce final Nov. 7.
    Kevin E. Brown, 50; Lisa C. Leewe, 51, divorce final Oct. 24 (maiden name restored).

  • Public Record-Marriages-Nov. 18

    Finis Ray Cundiff, 89, Bardstown, retired; Charlotte Louise Wilson, 70, Bardstown, retired.
    Matthew Eric Batcheldor, 36, Louisville, journalist; Heather Jean Donahoe, 33, Mount Juliet, writer.
    Philip Brent Mattingly, 27, Springfield, salesman; Danielle Marie Manley, 25, Bardstown, massage therapist.
    Gary Emanuel Coy, 36, Cox’s Creek, parole officer; Bridgette Renee Bridgette King Kelley, 31, Cox’s Creek, probation parole officer.
    Kevin Alan Keene, 33, Bardstown, elecrician; Susan Rebecca Hardin, 31, Bardstown, occupational therapist.

  • Public Record-Property Transfers, Nov. 18

    nd Glenna Evans, of Bloomfield, real estate in Nelson County, $13,530.
    Melody Lake Ranch Club Inc., of New Haven to Van and Joann Johnson, of Cox’s Creek, Lot 153 Melody Lake Subdivision, $350.
    Stuart and Marian Kremer to Clifton and Autumn Hicks, all of Bardstown ,real estate in Nelson County, $175,000.
    Gaffney Custom Homes LLC of Bloomfield, to Equity Trust Company, real estate in Nelson County, $63,800.
    Quitclaim-Timothy Hughes Sr., to Timothy Hughes Sr. and Carol Lindsay, of Louisville, real estate in Nelson County.

  • Public Record-Citations-Nov. 18

    Wilemina Carrera, 1989, no seat belt, $25.

    Charles Mattingly, 1965, no seat belt, $25.

    Timothy Keene, 1974, no seat belt, $25.

    Tabitha Satterly, 1989, no seat belt, $25.

    Anthony Caudill, 1966, no seat belt, $25.

    Sally Thompson, 1963, improper equipment, $168.

    Kenneth Ray Gafford, 1940, improper equipment, $168.

    Fellman Ikuko, 1970, improper equipment, $175.

    Emily Stewart, 1992, speed, $181.

    Tabitha Vessles, 1980, speed, $143.

    Jacqueline Jones, 1975, improper equipment, $173.

  • Public Record-Zoning Permits, Nov. 21

    Permits for the week of Nov. 4-11

    Tom and Donna Blincoe (Salt Springs Farm, LLC) 2775 Icetown Road, SF dwelling.

    Mitchell Newton, 1308 Quarry Lane, accessory.

    Marilyn Wiechert,3782 Moble Mill Road, SF alteration.

    Sherry Tornatore, 207 Sitka Street, accessory.

    Bardstown Warehousing, 924 Withrow Court Building #2, Industrial Structure.

    JTD Holdings, 127 Westwind Trail, SF alteration.

    Joseph De Armond, Sr., 205 Woodlawn Road, accessory.

    Steve Hamilton, 212 Barberry Lane, accessory.

  • Nelson Circuit sentencings

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on Nov. 7. All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial.


  • Humphrey indicted in theft of shoes for orphans

    The man who allegedly stole 200 shoes from the Rotary Club has been indicted and the club has surpassed its goal for the Shoes for Orphan Soles charity.

    Brandon Eugene Humphrey, 31, of Bardstown, has been indicted by the Nelson County Grand Jury for receiving stolen property, complicity to receiving stolen property, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and for being a first-degree persistent felony offender.