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Police and Fire

  • Louisville man charged with fleeing police in stolen car

    A 33-year-old Louisville man was arrested early Monday morning after a high-speed chase with police.

  • City firefighters already using station on Ky. 245

    It doesn’t look like a firehouse yet, but the former Newcomb Oil company headquarters at 1360 John Rowan Blvd. is being used by the Bardstown Fire Department even before plans are made for its renovation.

    The city purchased the property from Newcomb Oil for $940,000 to be its main fire station, which will give the fire service the room it needs to accommodate its recent expansion.

  • Jail Logs, Aug. 3-7, 2018

    Billie Joyce Aldridge, 46, two counts of failure to appear (2016 and 2017 criminal cases), non-payment of fines, and parole violation for felony offense.

    Kelvin Shavelle Smith, 40, possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine), and persistent felony offender (all 2018 criminal case, previously indicted).

    Lashawn Tonge, 28, non-payment of fines (2015 criminal case).

    William Joseph Martin, 33, violation of conditions of release.

  • Woman killed Sunday in crash on Parkway

    An Elizabethtown woman was killed and a man injured early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash on the Bluegrass Parkway.

  • Bardstown takes part in KSP's active shooter training

    Startled by the sound of a blank shot ringing through the halls, participants sprung into action by locking the door and grabbing what furniture they could to form a barricade inside a classroom at Bardstown High School. Staff of both the high school and the middle school took part in hands-on active shooter training Tuesday, as part of an extended effort to improve school safety and security.

  • Accused home invader arraigned Thursday

    A Lebanon man accused of forcing his way into a local woman’s home and attacking her with a knife was arraigned in court Thursday on second-degree assault and first-degree burglary charges.

  • Jail logs, July 31– Aug. 2, 2018

    Robert Dylan Abell, 22, possession of marijuana (2018 criminal case, previously indicted).

    Julie May Owens, 35, two counts of probation violation for felony offense (2017 criminal cases).

    Michael Stewart Wochek, 46, alcohol intoxication in a public place.

    Skyler Briant Jackson, 19, first-degree burglary, third-degree burglary, receiving stolen property under $10,000 and second-degree escape.

    Steven Taylor Greenleaf, 19, first-degree burglary and receiving stolen property under $10,000.

  • Jail logs, July 10-12, 2018

    Leroy Dustan Tingle, 37, probation violation for felony offenses.

    Kylia Dawn Moody, 42, parole violation warrant served, possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking in marijuana eight ounces to five pounds, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than four grams of cocaine), and persistent felony offender (all 2018 criminal case, previously indicted).

    Tabitha Denise Pedigo, 36, failure to appear (2018 traffic case) and probation violation for misdemeanor offense (2018 misdemeanor case).

  • Jail logs, July 5-6

    Billy Gene Newkirk, 31, DUI assessment of fines in response to non-payment (2017 traffic case).

    Paul William Bosse, 46, fourth-degree assault, third-degree terroristic threatening and second-degree disorderly conduct.

    Matthew Robert Yarborough, 41, non-payment of fines (2017 traffic case).

    Scotty Darnell Johnson, 52, failure to appear (2018 traffic case).

  • Man pleads guilty to nuns’ murders

    A Mississippi man recently pleaded guilty to the murder of two nuns in 2016, one of whom was a part of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.

    Rodney Earl Sanders admitted to the murder and burglary of both Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, both Roman Catholic nurse practitioners who were living together in Mississippi at the time, according to the Associated Press. Merrill was a part of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Merrill was a part of the School Sisters of St. Francis.