Police and Fire

  • Jail logs, Sept. 22-26, 2017

    Larry Lee Tucker, 48, failure to appear (2017 Marion County).

    Joseph Anthony Smith, 39, failure to appear (2017).

    Michael Anthony Ryan, 39, non-payment of fines.

    Mitchell Ray Ramsey, 36, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Gavin Jacob Gordon, 19, possession of marijuana, failure to wear seat belts, failure to appear, (2017 Jefferson County).

  • When training heats up ...

    It must have looked odd to those who hadn’t heard what was happening. Firefighters were just standing around or lying in the grass watching the inferno as a big, two-story farmhouse went up in flames.

    What they didn’t know was that all Saturday afternoon, firefighters had been going in and out of the house as part of a training exercise involving the controlled burning of the house.

  • Missing Washington County man located safe


    THE SPRINGFIELD SUN — A Springfield man who went missing Saturday afternoon was located and bought home safely Monday morning.

    Dakota Stover, 22, a man with autism who went missing from his Mayes Creek Road home around 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon was located safely and reunited with his mother at the Willisburg Fire Department.

    Willisburg Fire Chief Jesse Carney said Stover was located safely not too far from North Washington School in Willisburg.

  • Jail logs, Sept. 21-22, 2017

    Brian Allen Young, 30, first-degree persistent felony offender, probation violation, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine), possession of drug paraphernalia (all 2016 Washington County), possession of drug paraphernalia (2016 Nelson County).

    Sarah Carolyn Marxen, 29, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Sabrina L. Gonzalez, 21, fourth-degree assault.

    Nelson A. Gomez, 25, contempt of court.

    Jessica Lynn Thomas, 29, contempt of court.

    Eric James Waterman, 22, fourth-degree assault.

  • Firefighters qualify in team competition

    Bardstown firefighters are advancing to the World Challenge after qualifying recently in a team relay event as part of the Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge in Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.

    Firefighters Mike Alden, Derrick Gribbins, Casey Hennessy and Ernie Pyle of the Bardstown Fire Department competed in the team relay Sept. 10.

  • UPDATE: Calvin Bloyd located safe

    UPDATE: Calvin Bloyd has made contact with his family and is OK, according to the Nelson County Sheriff's Office.


    ***Missing Person: Calvin Bloyd described as 35 year old, white male, 5'8 300 pounds.*** 

  • Jail logs, Sept. 14-15, 2017

    Heather Peters, 35, contempt of court (2017).

    David Wayne Clark, 28, contempt of court (2016).

    Richard Allen Bisig, 26, probation violation.

    Jessica Lee Greer, 35, second-degree assault.

    Amanda L. Milburn, 30, non-payment of fines (2016 Washington District), failure to appear (2016 Washington District), two counts failure to appear (2016 Nelson).

    Desiree D. Wickliffe, failure to appear, failure to appear (2017).

  • Woman accused of felony assault

    UPDATE: Nov. 1, 2017

    Jessica Greer was indicted Nov. 1 on a charge of second-degree assault for punching a man while clutching a railroad spike. Her bail was set at $25,000 cash only, plus conditions. She was scheduled for arraignment Nov. 16.

    A New Haven woman was arrested Thursday on a felony second-degree assault charge and was arraigned in court Friday morning with a $10,000 bond.

  • Local man sentenced for violating federal drug trafficking laws

    A local man was sentenced in United States District Court this week by District Judge David J. Hale, to 10 years in prison followed by a five year period of supervised release for violating federal drug trafficking laws. The sentencing was announced by U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Kraeszig sworn in as new chief of Bardstown Police

    Bardstown’s new police chief, Kimberly Kraeszig, made a promise Tuesday, that she would restore faith in the leadership of the Police Department.

    “I’m going to respect each and every one of you and work on building that trust that has been lost in the eyes of some of our community members … and build those bridges” between the police and the people, she said.

    She spoke of an “unyielding desire” to make the police force better and the city safer.