• Trial date rescheduled for accused shooter

    A trial date for a Bardstown woman accused of shooting her on again, off again boyfriend in April has been rescheduled.

    Accompanied by her lawyer Jason Floyd, Susan Marlow appeared before Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms for a pretrial conference Friday. During the hearing, the case was moved in mediation and a new pretrial conference was set for May 2 and jury trial was set for May 12.

    Retired Judge Douglas George was appointed as the mediator. George was a judge in the eleventh circuit, which includes Washington, Marion, Taylor and Green counties.

  • Nelson County Circuit Court Feb. 6 sentencings

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


  • Zoning Compliance: Feb. 14, 2014

    Zoning permits Jan. 27 and Feb. 3, 2014.

    Jeff Lewis, High Grove Road (KY 48), commercial addition.

    Houck Rentals, LLC, 112 Fox Ridge Road, SF dwelling.

    Gaffney Custom Homes, 210 South Howard St., SF dwelling

    Thomas Hamilton, 116 Hurstland Drive, SF alteration.

    Pat Swartz, 4236 Pottershop Road, agricultural addition.

    Travis Cissell, 3534 Balltown Road (KY 46), SF addition.

    Glenn Rogers, 999 Boone Mill Road, accessory.

    Nelson County Schools, 2885 New Shepherdsville Road, public structure

  • Property Transfers: Feb. 14, 2014

    David and Beatrice Schmelzer, of Bardstown, to Amy Nunn, of Lexington, Unit 2A Ashton Park, $109,500.

    Clarence E. Laws III and Bobbie Cooper to Clarice Gregory, all of Bardstown, Lot 13A Springhill Subdivision, Tract A, Section 11, $82,300.

    Mike and Vonda Johnston, of Ashland, to Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust Holdings I LLC, of Moorpark, Calif., real estate in Nelson County, $136.

    PennyMac Holdings LLC, of Moorpark, Calif., to Jerry Jr. and Edie Cox, of Bloomfield, real estate in Nelson County.

  • Citations: Feb. 14, 2014

    Ryan Mattingly, 1992, DUI, $728.

    Lucy Gunn, 1960, theft by deception, $418 plus 30 days/30 days suspended.

    Roy Graham Jr., 1992, disorderly conduct, $183 plus 90 days/90 days suspended.

    Aretha Mason, 1970, disorderly conduct, $183 plus 90 days/90 days suspended.

    MaryLeah Gibson, 1984, disorderly conduct, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $153 plus 90 days/90 days suspended.

    Jodie Miller, 1979, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $208.

    Brenda Miles, 1962, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $208.

  • Court rules for marriage equality

    Luke Barlowe was exulted but exhausted Wednesday night after a press conference in Louisville on U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn’s decision regarding recognition of same-sex marriages.

    “It’s been a long, long day,” Barlowe said after he and his husband, Jimmy Meade, returned home to Bardstown.

    He said he and Meade heard about the decision from their attorney, Shannon Fauver, before the judge’s decision was announced.

  • Bardstown city employee arrested for theft

    A longtime Bardstown city employee was dismissed Tuesday after she was arrested earlier in the day for the theft of at least $6,000 from cash drawers at City Hall.

    Following a closed session of the Bardstown City Council Tuesday night, Mayor Bill Sheckles read a statement announcing that Patricia Corey Greer, 33, had been arrested for theft by unlawful taking (over $500), a felony, following an internal investigation in cooperation with the Bardstown Police Department.

  • St. Clair to appear before state Supreme Court

    The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Thursday seeking to overturn the death sentence of a man convicted of murdering a Nelson County man in 1991.

    In documents filed with the court, attorneys for Michael St. Clair argue there were problems with the evidence presented at his jury trial and that the jury was improperly instructed during his most recent sentencing.

  • Details about cause surface in Marlow case

    Details as to why a Bardstown woman allegedly shot and killed her on again, off again boyfriend in April are described in newly filed court documents.

  • Case against Mays detailed in court docs

    Newly filed court documents detail the scope of the embezzlement the former Bardsown Baptist Church pastor is accused of scheming against his congregations, as well as the pain inflicted on its members.

    Court documents filed Jan. 29 detail how police believe Dylan Jonathan Mays, 42, of Bardstown, used credit cards belonging to the church to purchase more than $83,000 worth of items and allegedly tried to cover his tracks by categorizing the items as church expenses.