Police and Fire

  • Jail logs, Sept. 26-27, 2017

    Jeffery S. Rummage, 36, failure to appear (2017 Marion County).

    Matthew S. Simpson, 30, parole violation.

    Joey Lee Owens, 35, contempt of court (2016), theft by deception.

    Amanda Lucille Swift, 30, probation violation (2013).

    William R. Thompson, 24, flagrant non-support (2015), failure to appear (Bracken County), and three counts of failure to appear and seven counts of contempt of court (all Boyle County).

    Ronald Patrick Riggs, 33,

  • Kraeszig restructuring police administration

    The Bardstown Police Department is being restructured again.

    Chief Kim Kraeszig sought the City Council’s approval Tuesday night to have a second assistant chief’s position.

  • Man faces felony charges for offense against juvenile

    UPDATE Nov. 1, 2017

    Jeffrey Scott Parker was indicted Nov. 1. His bail was set at $25,000 cash only, plus conditions. His arraignment is scheduled for NOv. 16.

    An Ohio man was arraigned in court earlier this month regarding an alleged crime that took place in Nelson County in February.

  • Jail logs, Sept. 22-26, 2017

    Larry Lee Tucker, 48, failure to appear (2017 Marion County).

    Joseph Anthony Smith, 39, failure to appear (2017).

    Michael Anthony Ryan, 39, non-payment of fines.

    Mitchell Ray Ramsey, 36, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Gavin Jacob Gordon, 19, possession of marijuana, failure to wear seat belts, failure to appear, (2017 Jefferson County).

  • When training heats up ...

    It must have looked odd to those who hadn’t heard what was happening. Firefighters were just standing around or lying in the grass watching the inferno as a big, two-story farmhouse went up in flames.

    What they didn’t know was that all Saturday afternoon, firefighters had been going in and out of the house as part of a training exercise involving the controlled burning of the house.

  • Missing Washington County man located safe


    THE SPRINGFIELD SUN — A Springfield man who went missing Saturday afternoon was located and bought home safely Monday morning.

    Dakota Stover, 22, a man with autism who went missing from his Mayes Creek Road home around 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon was located safely and reunited with his mother at the Willisburg Fire Department.

    Willisburg Fire Chief Jesse Carney said Stover was located safely not too far from North Washington School in Willisburg.

  • Jail logs, Sept. 21-22, 2017

    Brian Allen Young, 30, first-degree persistent felony offender, probation violation, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine), possession of drug paraphernalia (all 2016 Washington County), possession of drug paraphernalia (2016 Nelson County).

    Sarah Carolyn Marxen, 29, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Sabrina L. Gonzalez, 21, fourth-degree assault.

    Nelson A. Gomez, 25, contempt of court.

    Jessica Lynn Thomas, 29, contempt of court.

    Eric James Waterman, 22, fourth-degree assault.

  • Firefighters qualify in team competition

    Bardstown firefighters are advancing to the World Challenge after qualifying recently in a team relay event as part of the Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge in Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.

    Firefighters Mike Alden, Derrick Gribbins, Casey Hennessy and Ernie Pyle of the Bardstown Fire Department competed in the team relay Sept. 10.

  • UPDATE: Calvin Bloyd located safe

    UPDATE: Calvin Bloyd has made contact with his family and is OK, according to the Nelson County Sheriff's Office.


    ***Missing Person: Calvin Bloyd described as 35 year old, white male, 5'8 300 pounds.*** 

  • Jail logs, Sept. 14-15, 2017

    Heather Peters, 35, contempt of court (2017).

    David Wayne Clark, 28, contempt of court (2016).

    Richard Allen Bisig, 26, probation violation.

    Jessica Lee Greer, 35, second-degree assault.

    Amanda L. Milburn, 30, non-payment of fines (2016 Washington District), failure to appear (2016 Washington District), two counts failure to appear (2016 Nelson).

    Desiree D. Wickliffe, failure to appear, failure to appear (2017).