• Public Record-Sept. 16, 2011-Driver's licenses

    The following passed the road test and received a full unrestricted license July Aug. 8, 9, 15, 16, 2011:
    Zachary T. Gray, Brian C. Cissell, Christina M. Coomes, Ashley R. Smith, Marc L. Hershey, Devin L. Sorrell.
    The following passed the road test and received an intermediate license Aug. 8, 9, 15, 16, 2011:

  • Public Record-Sept. 16, 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.

    Eryn E. Hayes, 1994, speed, $143 plus state traffic school.

    Amanda G. Montalvo, birth year unknown, theft by deception, $307 plus 30 days/30 days suspended.

    Roxann L. Emerson, 1977, assault fourth degree, $223 plus 365 days/305 days suspended.

    Fredrick Allen Sanger, 1986, promoting contraband, $153 plus 10 days.

  • Public Record- Sept. 16, 2011-Transfers

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Atlanta, to Linda Culver, Bardstown, Lot 118 Salem Hills Subdivision, Phase III, $44,500
    Jeremy and Stephanie Thompson to Rose M. Newton, both of Bardstown, Lot 71H Miller Springs Estates, $143,000.
    Tanya Jean Roberts to Raymond L. and Catherine A. Allender, all of Bardstown, Lot 251A The Gardens of Woodlawn, $133,000.
    Prime Choice Properties Inc., Chaplin, to Gary Richard Robbins Jr., Bloomfield, real estate in Nelson County, $25,000.

  • Public Record-Zoning Compliance-Sept. 16, 2011

    The Joint City-County Planning Commission has issued the following zoning compliance permits:
    Week of Aug. 29, 2011:
    Richie Robbins, Lawrenceburg Road, Bloomfield, single family.
    Charles Trent, 100 Harrison Fork Road, Cox’s Creek, demolition.
    Joe Buckman, 211 North Fifth Street, alteration.
    Matthew and Daryell Boone, 151 Beechfork Trail, accessory.
    Diego Howell, 226 Lebanon Junction Road, Boston, single family alteration.
    Robert and Linda Crady, 2016 Clear Creek Drive, Boston, accessory.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings: Sept. 14, 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.

  • Boston man accused of sexually abusing child

    A Boston man was indicted for first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under 12 in Nelson Circuit Court Wednesday.

    According to his indictment, Joshua M. Apted, 28, allegedly subjected a girl younger than 12 to sexual contact. Because she is younger than 12 she is incapable of consent, the indictment states.

    The alleged abuse occurred sometime between Jan. 1 and July 31, 2011, according to the indictment.

    Bail was set at $5,000 cash only, plus conditions. Apted’s arraignment is set for 1 p.m. Sept. 22.

  • Bardstown man indicted for three counts of sex abuse

    A Bardstown man has been indicted for assault and three counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

    Dan Edward Atwell, 37, allegedly forced sexual contact on another person three times between Nov. 1, 2008, and June 1, 2011, according to an indictment in Nelson Circuit Court Wednesday.

    Atwell was also charged with fourth-degree assault for allegedly grabbing a woman around the neck and pushing her into a bedroom, bruising the area around her neck, on or about June 1.

  • 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 Sept. 22.

  • Public Record: Marriages- 9/1/2011

    Joey Lynn Wilson, 31, Bardstown, nursing; Johnny Allen Smith Jr., 34, Bardstown, unemployed.

    Maja Kreso, 29, Bardstown, judicial staff; Damir Saric, 37, Pittsburgh, vice president, sales.

    Bethany Leann Phillippi, 18, Cox’s Creek, student; Steven Lee Hahn, 22, Bardstown, manager.

    Christina Wallace Hadley Reyna, 24, Bardstown, teacher; Sean William Brittian, 23, Lawrenceburg, nurse’s aide.

    Lara Kaye Watson, 19, Boston, nurse; James Gregory Barber, 21, Cox’s Creek, general service.

  • Public Record: Citations- 9/1/2011

    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.

    Karen D. Hicks, 1973, speed, $163.

    Richard E. Swindler, 60, speed, $143 plus state traffic school.

    Jami L. Chesser, 1986, disregarding traffic control device, $163.

    Lewis S. Payton, 1966, possession of open alcohol beverage container, $193.

    Edwin L. Taylor, 1975, no seat belt, $25.

    Michael J. Smith, 1979, no seat belt, $25.