• Jail logs, March 30-31

    Anthony Todd Clark, 41, complicity to and enhancement to cultivate in marijuana five plants or more, complicity to and enhancement to trafficking in marijuana over five pounds, complicity to and enhancement to possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of and enhancement possession of marijuana.

    Charles J. Blake, 30, contempt of court (2016).

    Justin M. Browning, 26, failure to appear.

  • Nelson County grand jury indictments from March 15

    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 6.

  • Lawsuit filed in case of crash that injured driver, killed horse

    A man injured in a November accident has filed legal action against the unnamed owner of the horse that caused the crash.

    According to a complaint filed in Nelson Circuit Court last week, James M. Johnson of Chaplin is bringing action against an “Unknown Defendant,” seeking judgment for compensatory and special damages.

  • Public Record-Citations-March 24, 2017

    Dates on citations indicate when the offense was adjudicated, not when it was issued

    Kelly O’Bryan, 1976, careless driving, speed, $243 (Sept. 7),

    James Elmore, 1948, disregarding stop sign, $168 (Sept. 7).

    Mark Milburn, 1974, speeding, $175 (Aug. 29)

    Gregory Edelen, 1966, disregarding stop sign, $163 (Aug. 29).

    Cameron Savage, 1996, speeding, $175 (Sept. 7).

    Cassandra Buford, 1992, speeding, $163 (Sept. 12).

    Ronald Hodge, 1952, speeding, $163 (Aug. 31).

  • Public Record-Divorces-March 24, 2017

    Michael David Fowler, 67, Marilyn Rigdon Martin, 52, divorce final Feb. 2 (date of marriage July 17, 2011).

    Daniel Wayne McClaskey, 42, Amy Jo Garrett, 41, divorce final Feb. 2 (date of marriage Nov. 1, 2003).

    Jimmy Stamper, 36, Valerie Brooke Blevins, 31, divorce final Feb. 3 (date of marriage March 29, 2014).

    Christina Marie James, 42, Richard Edward Cook, 43, divorce final Feb. 15 (date of marriage July 13, 2013).

    Bethany Kay Downs, 38, Jimmie Thomas Crask, 39, divorce final Feb. 15 (date of marriage March 22, 1996).

  • Public Record-Property transfers-March 24, 2017


    James and Mary Bryan to Connie Mouser, of New Haven, real estate in Nelson County.

    William and Christy Kelly, of Franklin to Brandon and Ashley Faulconer, of Bardstown, Lot 29 Heritage Park, $174,000.

    Ronald and Sue Watts to Sarah Wimsatt, all of Bardstown, Lots 11, 12 and 13, Block D Fairgrounds Villa, $80,500.

    Patricia Brown and John Brown II to Bryan and Sonya Fournier, all of Bardstown, real estate in Nelson County, $142,900.

  • Public Record-Zoning permits-MARCH 24, 2017

    Zoning permits for Feb. 27- March 17

    James Kevin Bryan, 575 Leonard Hall Road, 20’ x 50’ enclosed lean-to addition onto existing building.

    Timothy Bishoff, 3114 Walter Hall Road, three storage buildings in a 20’ x 10’ space.

    Olde Bloomfield Holding Co, 104 Fairfield Road, Interior/Exterior alteration to fix damage from a car.

    Hannah Dones, Hilton Lane, conventional detached single-family dwelling.

    Joseph and Amanda Phelps, 738 Shumate Lane, 30’ x 30’ detached garage/storage.

  • Request made to revoke probation in sexual matter case

    A Bloomfield man who received probation late last year for a sex crime case was arrested recently for violating conditions of his probation.

    According to a report from the Division of Probation and Parole filed Wednesday in the case against David Drahos, the 35-year-old violated a number of the strict conditions imposed on him.

  • Circuit clerk warns of jury duty phone scam

    Nelson County residents are being warned of a telephone scam taking place in the area related to jury duty.

    In an email to media Monday morning, Nelson County Circuit Clerk Diane Thompson said she had received several phone calls from citizens claiming a caller, posing as a Nelson County Sheriff’s deputy, tells them they have failed to report to jury duty and will be charged a fine.

  • Jail logs: March 16-17, 2017

    Michael C. Burgan, 33, probation violation (2015).

    William Russ Clark, 40, violation of conditions of release (2017).

    Nelson Dwayne Saylor, 47, fourth-degree assault, resisting arrest.

    Ray Antoine Calbert, 40, failure to comply with sex offender registration, first-degree persistent felony offender.

    Tiffany L. Mattingly, 28, non-payment of fines.

    Roderick Brown, 24, flagrant non-support.

    Amber Diane Hyatte, 30, non-payment of fines (2016).