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  • Jail logs, Nov. 28-30

    CORRECTION: Jesse D. Thornsberry was incorrectly listed on a charge in a prior version of these jail logs.

    David Allen Bryant, 32, probation violation (2017).

    Alex Terry Todd, 26, contempt of court, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth).

    Stephen Lee Boone, 20, disregarding a traffic light, person under 21 operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Firefighters stuff the truck for Community Action
  • Man accused of ‘harboring’ sex offender, both arrested

    A Bardstown man has been accused of harboring a non-compliant sex offender after a complaint was made to the Bardstown Police Department. According to an arrest report, officers were dispatched to a home on E. Halstead Avenue Monday evening on a report that a non-compliant sex offender, Joseph Wimsett, was staying there.

  • Legion approves action on veteran projects and services

    The members of the American Legion Post 42 recently approved spending for several community actions. The post authorized $6,000 for the following projects:

    • Five hundred dollars was donated for support of the community partner Room in the Inn and Bethany Haven for homeless veterans.  The donation was received by Sherri McGuffin.

    • One thousand dollars was donated for support of homeless veterans with a new community partner 22 Too Damn Many, a regional homeless shelter for veterans.

  • PHOTO: Higdon, McCoy speak at BCA

    State Sen. Jimmy Higdon and Rep.  Chad McCoy (pictured) spoke with students at Bluegrass Christian Academy recently. The congressmen discussed the three branches of government, the importance of the Constitution, and the challenges facing policy makers.

  • PHOTO: Author speaks, signs books at Civil War Museum

    Author Bryan S. Bush, right, met with guests at the Civil War Museum Saturday afternoon during a lecture and book signing as part of the national release of his latest book, “Favorite Sons of Civil War Kentucky.” In the book, Bush writes about some of the state’s favorite local heroes. Bush, a native of Louisville, has written dozens of books about the Civil War and has been a Civil War re-enactor for years.

  • Three in custody for vehicle thefts

    Two young women and a juvenile were arrested over the weekend in relation to vehicle thefts in the Cormans Crossing neighborhood.

    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, the break-ins were reported about 6:30 Sunday morning and at least five vehicles had been gone through. Among the property taken from the vehicles were two firearms.

  • Guthrie files for re-election to represent state in Congress

    Congressman Brett Guthrie filed for re-election Monday to represent Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District for a sixth term.

  • Gov. Bevin, Justice Cabinet and Operation UNITE unveil new drug treatment helpline

    The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and Operation UNITE are launching a new substance abuse call center that will connect people across the state with drug treatment, Gov. Matt Bevin announced recently.

  • Dawson honored by NelCASA

    Judy Beaven, along with Judge-Executive Dean Watts, presented former District Judge Tom Dawson a NelCASA (Nelson County Court Appointed Special Advocates) plaque on Oct. 24 honoring his 32 years of continued service on the NelCASA board during the organization’s volunteer appreciation dinner. Dawson started NelCASA in 1985 as the first of its kind in the state.