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Courts

  • Nelson County Court Citations

    Due to state guidelines, computer records no longer list dates of birth or addresses. In order to identify individuals, The Kentucky Standard will list the year of birth following the name.

    Christopher G. Bogard, 1991, disregarding stop sign, possession of marijuana, $653 plus 20 days/20 days suspended, state traffic school, 20 hours community service.

    Thomas J. Mudd, 1964, criminal trespass, $153 plus 180 days/180 days suspended.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings: June 8, 2011

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court. All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial. Unless otherwise stated, all jail sentences are served concurrently.

  • Local man indicted on 45-year-old sex abuse charges

    A Bardstown man has been indicted on sexual abuse charges dating back almost 50 years.

    William Joseph Case, 73, was charged with three counts of indecent or immoral practices with another in Nelson Circuit Court Wednesday. The indictment alleges that during the years 1966 and 1967, Case “indulged in indecent or immoral practice with the body or organs of a child under the age of 15 years, or indulged, procured or permitted a child under the age of 15 years to indulge in immoral, sexual or indecent practices with himself or any person.”

  • Nelson Circuit Court Indictments

    Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

     

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury.  They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court June 16.

  • New Haven man sues hospital, doctor after infected tick bite leads to medical problems

    The walls in Robert McMullan’s home off Monk’s Road near New Haven serve as a scrapbook of sorts. Hundreds of pictures, pamphlets, album covers and flyers line the walls, telling the story of McMullan and all those he has met.

  • Nelson Circuit Court Sentencing: May 25, 2011

  • Woman sentenced in Nigerian scam

    After a year’s involvement in Nigerian e-mail scams that channeled more than $16,000 overseas in a one-month period, a Bardstown woman maintains her innocence in her role as “middle man.”

    Rosie M. Powers, 59, was granted a two-year, unsupervised pretrial diversion for theft by deception over $500 in Nelson Circuit Court May 19 after entering an Alford plea of guilty. An Alford plea maintains the defendant’s innocence while admitting there may be enough evidence to convict her.

  • Nelson Circuit Court Indictments

    Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

     

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury.  They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court June 2.

     

  • New Haven man faces 244 counts of sexual abuse of a child

    JEFF MORELAND

    LANDMARK NEWS SERVICE

    SPRINGFIELD — A New Haven man faces 244 counts of sex abuse in the first degree.

    Bobby L. Hudson, 66, of Fifty Street in New Haven, has been charged with 36 counts of sex abuse, first degree (Class C felony) for incidents that allegedly took place between 2002 and Feb. 23, 2005 in Washington County.

    According to the indictment, Hudson is charged with sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 years old.

  • Lawsuit filed against Bardstown-based coal company

    A nonprofit environmental group sued Bardstown-based Nally & Hamilton Enterprises Inc. in federal court Tuesday for violations it claims the coal company committed against the federal Clean Water Act.

    Appalachian Voices, with which Waterkeeper Alliance Inc., Kentuckians for the Commonwealth Inc. and Kentucky Riverkeeper Inc. are affiliated, alleges that Nally & Hamilton, which operates coal mines in Eastern Kentucky, sent false and incomplete data on the required Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs) to the Kentucky Department for Natural Resources.