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Police and Fire

  • Two killed in Friday crash

    UPDATE 12:30 a.m.: The names of those who died following a Friday car accident have been released by the Nelson County Sheriff's Office. Richard A. Hensley, of Willisburg, a passenger in a 2007 Toyota Camry, and James B. Cambron, of Springfield, the driver of a 1999 Chevrolet pickup truck, were killed following a head-on car collision Friday afternoon near the Nelson-Washington County line. 

    The original story is below.

  • Two killed after Friday afternoon car collision

    Two people were killed following a Friday afternoon car accident on Springfield Road near the Nelson-Washington County line.

    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff's Office, Nelson County Sheriff deputies responded to a reported injury accident on Springfield Road shortly after 2 p.m. Upon arriving, deputies located a 2007 Toyota Camry and a 1999 Chevrolet pickup truck that had struck each other head-on. 

  • Firefighters respond Wednesday to fully engulfed car

    Police and Bardstown firefighters responded to the report of a vehicle fire fully involved shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The incident occurred in front of a home in the 100 block of Fern Lea Circle. Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze before it spread to the home. No one was inside the vehicle at the time of the fire. No one was injured and no other property was damaged. According to the department's call log, crews were on scene for about 40 minutes, and had the fire under control in about seven minutes.

  • Jail Logs: April 5-7

    April 5-6

    Prentiss D. Hobbs, 33, two counts contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Steven B. Carmicle, 51, flagrant non-support, second-degree persistent felony offender, theft of motor vehicle registration plate/decal, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Kayla Marie Snider, 25, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Richard A. Norman, 50, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle.

  • One dead following Wednesday morning car crash

    A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Louisville and Fairfield Roads Wednesday morning resulted in the death of one person and injury of three others.

    Nelson County Sheriff’s deputies, Nelson County Fire and Rescue and Nelson County EMS responded to US 31E (Louisville Road) and Ky. 509 (Fairfield Road) just before 10:30 a.m. on a report of a serious accident.

  • Man shot Tuesday near Daugherty Avenue

    Update 3:15 p.m.: The Bardstown Police Department has named the subject wanted for the shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon and the victim. 

    Bardstown detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Darnell Maurice McGee.

  • Jail Logs: April 1-5

    April 1-4

    Michael Ray Lasley, 30, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, buy/possess drug paraphernalia.

    Joseph Alan Simpson, 30, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Crystal Lynn Holt, 39, alcohol intoxication in a public place.

    Jacqueline J. Cornish, 25, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Joseph Daniel Greer, 24, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs, no/expired registration plates.

  • Injury accident involves stolen vehicle

     An injury accident that occurred just before 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon has resulted in an arrest after a vehicle involved was reported stolen.

  • Victim of fatal accident identified

    A Louisville woman was killed Saturday after a collision at the intersection of Templin Avenue and New Shepherdsville Road (Ky. 245).

    According to the Bardstown Police Department, Nelson County EMS, police and firefighters responded to the report of a two-vehicle accident with entrapment and a vehicle on fire at the intersection around 4 p.m. Saturday.

  • Jail logs, March 31-April 1

    Marcus Wayne Prather, 26, second-degree burglary.
    Stephanie R. Wright, 32, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.
    Kevin Dean Kerner, 44, contempt of court, libel/slander, two counts resistance to order.    
    David Bryan Buchanan, 34, contempt of court, libel/slander, resistance to order.
    Jonathan Daniel Ball, 18, fourth-degree assault.
    Susan Ellen Foster, 48, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., criminal littering.