• Local court officials participate in House Bill 463 program on implementing penal code reform

    In a joint meeting, Kentucky’s justices, judges and circuit court clerks recently gathered for a full day of education on House Bill 463, which implemented sweeping penal code reform when it went into effect June 8, 2011. Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. invited all of the elected officials in the Kentucky Court of Justice to the education program provided by the Administrative Office of the Courts.

  • Public Record-Sept. 30, 2011-Driver's licenses

    The following passed the road test and received a full unrestricted license Aug. 22, 23, 29, 30, and Sept. 6, 12, 13, 2011:
    Robert A. Newton, Anessa T. McElwain, Wesley J. Jewell, Justin D. Milliman, James C. Powell.

  • Public Record-Sept. 30, 2011-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.
    Gary B. Weatherford, 1973, DUI, $748 plus alcohol and drug education.
    Kumar M. Ashok, 1963, no seat belt, $25.
    Jennifer L. Fogle, 1984, disorderly conduct no insurance, $1,143 plus 180 days/180 days suspended.
    Prentiss D. Hobbs, 1983, no seat belt, $25.
    Aaron T. Danner, 1978, no seat belt, $25.
    Leslie C. Elder, 1973, speed, $163.

  • Public Record- Sept. 30, 2011-Transfers

    Fletcher Enterprises LLC, Bardstown, to Jeffrey N. Brown, Bardstown, Lot 150 Maywood Subdivision, Phase IX, $192,000.
    Matthew and Linda Stiles, Bardstown, to David M. Jr. and Hope H. Winebrenner, Lebanon, Lot 190 Heritage Hills, Addition No. 84-1, $300,000.
    Tracey D. and Bruce Rogers, Bardstown, to James L. and Teri D. Routt, Elizabethtown, real estate in Nelson County, $95,000.
    Ronald M. Lee to Phillip B. and Cindy K. Mouser, all of Bardstown, real estate in Nelson County, $72,000.

  • Public Record-Zoning Compliance-Sept. 30, 2011

    The Joint City-County Planning Commission has issued the following zoning compliance permits:
    Week of Sept. 5 2011:
    Charles R.Curtsinger, 227 Sunset Drive, manufactured (single-wide).
    Danny Raisor, 360 Marks Lane, single family.
    Howard Summers, 4018 Dixie Lane, accessory addition.
    Kim Payne, 1021 Polly Drive, accessory.
    Jason Hill, 3021 Poplar Flat Road, single family addition.
    Ken and Ann Kilkelly, 2795 Balltown Road, accessory.
    Andrew McGovern, Hobbs Lane, single family.

  • Bardstown man indicted for reckless homicide in wife’s death

    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.

    A Bardstown man has been indicted in Marion County Circuit Court in the death of his wife.

    James “Jamie” William Pinkston, 37, 5318 Loretto Road, was indicted for reckless homicide after an Oct. 3, 2010, accident killed his wife, Shannon Pinkston.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings: Sept. 27, 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.

  • Bardstown man probated on sexual abuse conviction

    A Bardstown man has been sentenced to five years in prison for two counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

    David Wayne Fell, 43, was granted probation for a period of five years, following conditions that he have no contact with the victims and comply with all the requests of his probation officer. He was sentenced to an additional five years of conditional discharge following the completion of his probation period, and was required to register with the Sex Offender Registry for a lifetime.

  • 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 Oct. 6.

  • Public Record-Sept. 16, 2011-Marriages Licenses

    Marriages licenses

    Pauline Godbey Staples, 74, Bardstown, retired; Vernon Leon Burns, 78, Bardstown, retired.
    Martha Ashley Bradshaw, 27, Bardstown, graphic designer; Daniel Adam Messer, 30, Bardstown, factory.
    Stephanie Lynn Burkhead, 21, Bloomfield, Sykes; Chad Ashley Mattingly, 29, Mount Washington, GE Appliance Park.