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Courts

  • Girlfriend of suspect pleads guilty to stealing Ballard signs

    The woman accused of stealing a sign supporting the Ballard family and the search for Crystal Rogers pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking Tuesday but avoided jail time.

    Crystal Maupin did not appear in court, but her attorney, Jason Floyd, entered the plea on her behalf.

    Maupin agreed to a plea of guilty in exchange for a 60-day jail sentence that was probated for two years providing she meet certain conditions including writing a letter of apology to Sherry Ballard, Rogers’ mother. She was also ordered to have no contact with Ballard.

  • Fleeing drivers sentenced, accept pleas

    Local law enforcement officers were involved in several police pursuits in early 2017, and sentences have recently been issued or recommended for most of those drivers.

    Elizabeth Wright, of Bardstown, was sentenced in late August to a total of five years in prison for charges including nine counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree fleeing police, driving on a suspended license and no insurance. Wright was denied probation.

    She entered a guilty plea in June, and prosecutors recommended the maximum sentence for each charge.

  • Public Record-Citations-Aug. 25, 2017

    Godwin Garcia Garuba, 1987, speeding, $203 (3/21/17).

    Jon Luttrell, 1976, DUI, $718 plus alcohol and drug education (3/28/17).

    Mohammed Aldhafeeri, 1991, all other traffic offenses not listed, $193 94/13/17).

    Matthew Cothern, 1991, speeding, $163 (4/3/17).

    Kelli Boone, 1980, speeding, $163 (3/21/17).

    Zachary Reader, 1994, speeding, $186 (3/27/17).

    Angela Hill, 1977, no operator’s/moped license, $143 plus 30 days/30 days suspended (6/22/17).

    Ronald Hill, 1992, no seat belt, $25 (6/15/17).

  • Public Record-Property transfers-Aug. 25, 2017

    Charles and Mary Ballard, of Cox’s Creek, to Erik and Mandy McGrew, of Cox’s Creek, real estate in Nelson County, $161,500.

    Devin Kelly, of Bardstown, to David and Pamela Kelly, co-trustees, of Taylorsville, Lot 27 Parkway Village Phase II.

    Skyline Contracting Inc., of Bardstown, to Joseph and Shirley Spalding, of Bardstown, Lot 261A Woodlawn Springs, The Gardens of Woodlawn, Phase 9B, $159,900.

    Master Commissioner Deed — The estate of Paul McCubbins, vs. Joe Burton, et al, real estate in Nelson County, $21,000.

  • Public Record-Zoning permits-Aug.25, 2017

    Zoning permits July 24-Aug. 4

    Tony Calvert, 86 Church St., 40’x60’ storage building.

    Phillip and Julia Carter, 3232 Wilkerson Road, 8’x15’ covered porch addition onto front of existing house.

    Steve Long, 100 Hamilton Court, 10’x16’ storage shed.

    Michael Katz, 202 S. Third St., 17’x34’ in-ground pool less than 6 feet from the house.

    John Michael and Wanda Lynn Bauscher, 622 Allison Ave., 18’x28’ 1.5 story addition.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings from August

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

  • Lawsuit filed in May crash that killed three

    Legal action has been filed against the truck driver involved in a May fatal collision that claimed three lives, as well as the driver’s employer and an insurance company.

    According to a civil complaint filed in Nelson Circuit Court Tuesday, the victims’ family is suing Richie B. Warren, Alford Hawkins Morris and Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company to recover compensatory and punitive damages.

  • Public Record-Divorces-Aug. 11, 2017

    Shannon Renee Hayden, 41, Jerry Allen Reid, 42, divorce final July 6 (date of marriage May 11, 2001).

    Faruk Kreso, 37, Maja Nistovic, 34, divorce final July 10 (date of marriage April 27, 2002).

    Todd Eugene Beavers, 47, Jessica Aline Beavers, 40, divorce final July 19 (date of marriage May 30, 2014).

    James Michael Tinnell, 29, Summer Dawn Ruley, 34, divorce final July 19 (date of marriage Jan. 29, 2012).

    Lucretia Lasage Williams, 37, Anthony Lee Hocker, 39, divorce final July 19 (date of marriage Nov. 23, 2002).

  • Public Record-Drivers licenses-Aug. 11, 2017

    The following received a driver’s license in July 2017: Brett Blicharz, Madeline Scordy, Dustin Price, Michael Riley, Alexis Coulter, Elijah Rosenbaum, Kyle Adams, Amanda Brock, Tyler Mudd, Taylor Skrine, Alison Akridge, Patrick Skees, Brian Cox, Savannah Jackson, Madeline Martin, Joan Morales, Andrew Hernandez, Nianna Aydelott, Jacob Payne, Abigail Bendock, Grace Ulrich, Skyla Cochran, Kailey Keith, Brent Hardin, Grace James, Sierra Boone, Wesley Thompson, Sydney Disponett.

  • Public Record-Citations-Aug. 11, 2017

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

    Lawrence Benham, 1979, no seat belt, $25, 2/14/17.

    Laura L. Palmatier, 1984, no seat belt, $25, 2/21/17.

    Bradley T. Woods, 1984, speeding, $171, 2/23/17.

    Darby Vaughn, 1973, speeding, $143 plus state traffic school, 2/9/17.

    Ricky Patton, 1986, no seat belt, $25, 2/17/17.

    Robbin Summey, 1961, no seat belt, $25, 2/14/17.

    David J. Thurman, 1979, speeding, $203, 2/22/17.

    Jordan Bowen, 1989, no seat belt, $25, 3/3/17.