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  • Man charged after being combative with officer

    A man was charged with second-degree assault against a police officer Monday after allegedly becoming combative when the officer responded to a complaint at an apartment complex.

  • Jail logs, Nov. 14-16

    Brooke Kay Bishoff, 36, first-degree possession controlled substance, public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol), drug paraphernalia.

    Malynda G. Culver, 38, failure to appear (two counts).

    Keith Mitchell Daffron, 47, non payment of fines, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting.

    Brain Johnston, 36, probation violation (two counts).

    Pat Nally, 50, contempt of court.

    Charles Norris, 29, contempt of court.

    Brandy Lee Simpson, 27, fourth-degree assault.

    Tina Mae Traften, 40, non payment of fines.

  • Man accused of firing shots Monday night

    Bardstown Police arrested a man Tuesday following a Monday night complaint of shots fired.

    According to a post-arrest complaint from BPD, a man told police someone shot out his window around 11 p.m. Monday night. In speaking with police, he said he had seen Bernard Elliot Woodson, 45, pull up to the back of his apartment and exit his vehicle with a gun. The man told police he heard gunshots and that his window was shot out. The man also said Woodson had threatened him with a 9mm handgun the night before, and a shell casing recovered from the scene matched a 9mm.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES-Nov. 17, 2017

    NAACP to host health insurance presentation

  • Norman resigns from school board

    UPDATE: This report has been updated to include information from the Office of the Attorney General regarding Norman's resignation and eligibility.

    A Nelson County School Board member has resigned from his position after learning he was ineligible to serve because he is a county employee.

    David Norman, who has served as the board member for District 1 for three years, turned in his letter of resignation Tuesday night at the end of the Nelson County Board of Education meeting.

  • Kraeszig hires two assistant police chiefs

    Retirement reform for Kentucky’s police officers has been a boon for Bardstown.

    Chief Kimberly Kraeszig, who was hired in September to lead the Bardstown Police Department soon after retiring from Louisville Metro Police, has now hired two former fellow LMPD officers to be her assistant chiefs.

    The two have 44 years of combined experience.

    Kraeszig introduced Capts. Joe Seelye and Kevin Thompson at the City Council meeting Tuesday night, but both men were on the job Monday at BPD.

  • Kraeszig hires two assistant police chiefs

    Retirement reform for Kentucky’s police officers has been a boon for Bardstown.

    Chief Kimberly Kraeszig, who was hired in September to lead the Bardstown Police Department soon after retiring from Louisville Metro Police, has now hired two former fellow LMPD officers to be her assistant chiefs.

    The two have 44 years of combined experience.

  • Sheriff’s Office reports vehicle break-ins, urges caution

    Following a series of vehicle break-ins, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is urging people to take steps to secure their valuables, especially firearms.

    The Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that deputies were dispatched to three break-ins between 7 and 8 a.m. in the area of Manton Road and Botland.

    “This is unfortunate, however in most of cases can be avoided,” Lt. Kaelen Matthews said in the release.

  • School bus collides with SUV

    No children were seriously injured, but the driver of an SUV that was rear-ended by a school bus on East Stephen Foster Avenue Tuesday afternoon was taken by ambulance to Flaget Memorial Hospital.

    Sgt. Andrew Riley of the Bardstown Police would only give her last name as Payton, and said she was from Bardstown. The last name of the driver of the Bardstown Independent Schools bus was Brock.

    Riley said Payton had stopped for a traffic light when the bus hit her from behind.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES-Nov. 10-15, 2017

    Anatok

    The next public Anatok meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Old Courthouse.

    Lincoln Trail Board

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown.

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