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  • Jail logs, Nov. 30-Dec. 1

    Antwaneisha D. Ashley, first-degree robbery.

    Tami Lea Bartley, probation violation (2014).

    Amanda Lenore Neafus, three counts of probation violation.

    Bruce Robert Petraska, violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO, violation of conditions of release, contempt of court (2016), contempt of court (2017).

    Keith Dewayne Stiltz, improper passing, no operator’s/moped license, reckless driving.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES: Dec. 3, 2017

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    Nelson County Fiscal Court
    Nelson County Fiscal Court will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5.

    Mrs. Julia Beckham’s Christmas Tea at Wickland

  • Woman charged with robbery after Dollar General theft

    A woman was arraigned on a first-degree robbery charge Friday morning after being accused of a theft from the city’s Dollar General store.

    According to an arrest report, Antwaneisha D. Ashley, 26, is accused of taking $260 worth of merchandise from the New Haven store last Friday and when confronted by the store manager, allegedly struck the manager with a car door and then backed into the manager with a vehicle and fled the scene.

  • Bethlehem High School students raising money for Puerto Rico

    A senior Social Justice class at Bethlehem High School hosted a volleyball tournament Thursday night for an Advent outreach project to benefit Puerto Rico.

    Katie Kiefer, who teaches the semester-long course at Bethlehem, said the students typically do two service projects a year, one for Lent and one for Advent.

    “Ultimately, we came up with the idea to help Puerto Rico because the devastation was so intense,” she said, referencing how Puerto Rico was catastrophically affected when hit by Hurricane Maria earlier this year.

  • Part of Old Bloomfield Pike to be closed Monday

    Part of Old Bloomfield Pike from Allison Avenue to East Broadway will be closed from 8 am. to 5 p.m. Monday so city workers can replace a three-phase electrical pole that was damaged when it was hit by a car.

    The area served includes Henry Town, part of John Rowan Boulevard (Ky. 245), the Hurstland subdivision, Lifecare Way, Reardon Boulevard and Salem Hills.

    Customers should not experience any power outages during this time, according to a press release. If an outage does occur, those affected may call City Hall at (502) 348-5947.

  • Louisville musician hosting art contest for new Christmas song

    Local kids will have the chance to make the main character of a new Christmas song come to life with an art contest being hosted by an area musician.

    Carl Stuck, who has frequented establishments in Bardstown with performances, recently announced an art contest for kids to go along with the release of his new Christmas song, “An Elf Named Moe.”

    The song describes an elf who heads up the shipping department of Santa’s shop, according to a press release.

  • Father’s story recalls WWII in word, song

    For most Americans, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, is history they know from books and television. For Gary Vidito, the “day that will live in infamy” and World War II are stories he knows from his father’s words and songs.

    The Bardstown actor, singer and musician who has been part of the Stephen Foster Drama Association for nearly 40 years, will present “WWII: A Survivor’s Story” — his father J.M. Vidito’s personal account of the war — at noon Thursday at The Gallery on Court Square.

  • Driver injured in rollover on Boston Road

    Some Good Samaritans may have saved a woman’s life Thursday after she wrecked her SUV on Boston Road, said a sheriff’s deputy who worked the crash.
    Jamie Ferrie of the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office said Friday the 79-year-old woman — he couldn’t remember her name — lost control of her Chevy Tahoe on U.S. 62 near Shady Lane, hit a tree and rolled the vehicle over onto its side in a roadside ditch filled with water.
    “Passersby kept her head out of the water. They possibly saved her life,” Ferrie said.

  • Bethlehem students raising funds for Puerto Rico

    A senior Social Justice class at Bethlehem High School is hosting a volleyball tournament this evening for an Advent outreach project to benefit Puerto Rico.

    Katie Kiefer, who teaches the semester-long course at Bethlehem, said the students typically do two service projects a year, one for Lent and one for Advent.

    "Ultimately, we came up with the idea to help Puerto Rico because the devastation was so intense," she said, referencing how Puerto Rico was catastrophically affected when hit by Hurricane Maria earlier this year.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES-Nov. 30, 2017

    Nelson County Schools Board of Education

    The Nelson County Schools Board of Education will have a special-called meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Nelson County High School, 1070 Bloomfield Road in Bardstown.

    Hanging of the Greens