• Public Record-Marriages-March 13

    Elbert Olin Jent Jr., 57, Bowling Green, pharmacist; Anna Marie Abdelgalil, 52, Bardstown, medical records.

    Paul Raphael Dymn, 21, Bardstown, factory; Erika Nicole Ballard, 19, Bardstown, unemployed.

    Michael Edward Auberry, 33, Bardstown, self-employed; Velene Mae Spalding, 37, Bardstown, housekeeper.

    Sean Seamus Hanlon, 32, Bardstown, unemployed; Elsie Virginia Grabbert, 18, Bardstown, unemployed.

    Billy Joe Hall, 32, Bardstown, labor; Christina Lynn Hall, 31, Bardstown, production.

  • Public Record-Driver's Licenses-March 13

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

  • Public Record-Zoning Permits, March 13

    Zoning permits for Feb. 10 and 17

    North 3rd LLC, 122 N. Third St., commercial alteration.

    Houck Rentals, LLC, 113 Woodlawn Springs, SF dwelling.

    Judy Spalding, 1107 Oak Knoll Drive, accessory.

    Joseph R. Roby, 600 Dugan Lane, agricultural structure.

    Joseph R. Roby, 600 Dugan Lane, single family dwelling.

    Joseph R. Roby, 600 Dugan Lane, agricultural structure.

    Joseph R. Roby, 600 Dugan Lane, accessory.

    Joseph R. Roby 600 Dugan Lane, agricultural structure addition.

  • Former teacher pleads guilty to rape

    A former Bethlehem High School teacher pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from a sexual relationship he had with a former student.

    Matthew Bowling accepted a plea to two counts of third-degree rape Monday in Jefferson Circuit Court.

    Bowling was sentenced to three years probation, which means he will not have to serve any prison time unless he violates the terms of his probation.

    Bowling also voluntarily surrendered his teaching license.

  • Two charged in 2013 case of burglary at Blazers Food Mart

    Investigators credit a fingerprint left on a tool as the clue that led to two out-of-county men facing charges of burglarizing Blazers Food Mart last summer.

    A Nelson County grand jury indicted 24-year-old William John Dodson, Jr., of Louisville and 32-year-old Justin Keith Boblett, of Shelbyville, on two counts each of third-degree burglary.

    “They left some tools and things at the scene,” said Nelson County Sheriff’s Detective Jonathan Snow.

  • Man pleads guilty to attempting to sell 400 pounds of marijuana

    A Nelson County man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to attempting to sell 400 pounds of marijuana.

    Joseph P. O’Bryan, 45, attempted to sell 400 pounds of marijuana for $320,000 to a law enforcement confidential informant on Oct. 8, according to a press release from the office of David J. Hale, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky. At the time of the sale, O’Bryan was on supervised release for a prior, federal felony conviction.

  • 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.