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  • Jail Logs

    The Kentucky Standard believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a list of daily booking logs. This information is public record.

    Nov. 13

  • Coat-A-Kid donations being accepted

    Coat-A-Kid is a program that helps children and teens in need in Nelson County stay warm this winter.

    Gently used coats are accepted and those that are reasonably fashionable are preferred. There are several drop-off locations for easy donation through Dec.9.

  • Sisters of Charity open time capsule

    A box set in the keystone of Russell Hall, a building on the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth campus which is presently being torn down after it was found to be structurally unsound, was opened Monday during a ceremony at the campus.

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  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings

    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.

    •Edward S. Edlin, 47, 1115 Springfield Road, Elizabethtown, complicity to commit second-degree robbery. Defendant was sentenced to five years. The sentence was probated for five years. The defendant was credited 33 days jail time.

  • Bank robbery suspect arrested

    After receiving word that a man wanted in connection with Friday’s Springfield State Bank robbery was in their city, Louisville Metro Police took the suspect into custody Tuesday night.

  • U.S. 31E accident claims lives of Missouri couple

    A Ballwin, Mo., couple died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident early Wednesday morning.

    Francis Flynn, 76, and his wife, Joanne, 71, were traveling southbound at 6:40 a.m. on US 31-E, about six miles south of Bardstown near “Helsinki Hill.” According to a press release from the Nelson County Coroner’s Office, the vehicle left the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Nelson County Deputy Coroner Sonny Greenwell pronounced both dead at the scene.

  • Fifth annual Plow Days is Saturday

    An event to bring out the memories of farming days past will be this weekend pending dry soil.

    Plow Days, a day for farmers to come together and run 1960 tractors and older will be 10 a.m. Saturday at 1710 Summers Lane.

    A lot of people have older tractors because they retain their value and many people restore them, said Marion Bischoff, the event’s organizer.

    The annual event offers those who may not have a place to run their tractors, an opportunity to plow.

  • Gribbins murder trial postponed

    The trial of Kenneth R. Gribbins, New Haven, who has been accused of killing two men, was postponed Wednesday in Nelson Circuit Court.

    According to Judge Jack Seay, the case involved a procedural matter that could have been prejudicial toward one side of the case. He was not able to comment further.

    The pre-trial is scheduled for Jan. 16 and the trial for Jan. 26.

  • ‘Sacred Song’ repeated Sunday at St. Joseph

    By popular demand, “Celebrate the Sacred Song: Two Hundred Years of Sacred Music in Kentucky” will be repeated at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral.

    First performed in June in honor of the Diocese of Bardstown bicentennial, the selections represent many Christian faiths present in the state during the last 200 years.