https://www.kystandard.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Warehouse collapses at Barton https://www.kystandard.com/content/warehouse-collapses-barton <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/warehouse_collapse.jpg" alt="A rickhouse at Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown partially collapsed Friday morning, spilling an estimated 9,000 barrels onto a hillside. No one was reported injured in the collapse." title="A rickhouse at Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown partially collapsed Friday morning, spilling an estimated 9,000 barrels onto a hillside. No one was reported injured in the collapse." align="left" hspace="6" width="118" height="85" /><p> A warehouse collapsed at Barton 1792 Distillery Friday morning, affecting an estimated 9,000 barrels of bourbon, but there were no injuries.</p> <p> Nelson County Emergency Management Director Joe Prewitt and Bardstown Fire Chief Billy Mattingly said their concern was that whiskey could run into a tributary of the Beech Fork River about 250 feet away.</p> <p> State environmental officials were contacted and arrived on scene just after 2 p.m. to assess the situation.</p> Homeowner defies city on restoring house, could face jail https://www.kystandard.com/content/homeowner-defies-city-restoring-house-could-face-jail <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/annette_1.jpg" alt="Annette Beavers (formerly Filiatreau) replaced the deteriorated wooden siding on her home at South Fifth and Muir with a synthetic substitute after the city&amp;#039;s historic preservation board and council told her she couldn&amp;#039;t. Now the city is beginning foreclosure proceedings." title="Annette Beavers (formerly Filiatreau) replaced the deteriorated wooden siding on her home at South Fifth and Muir with a synthetic substitute after the city&amp;#039;s historic preservation board and council told her she couldn&amp;#039;t. Now the city is beginning foreclosure proceedings." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> In the sweltering heat Wednesday afternoon, Annette Beavers was working on the front porch of her house at 215 S. Fifth St.</p> <p> In the past several months, she has removed the old wood exterior and replaced it with a fiber cement siding, painted it an almost black hue and replaced the historic windows &mdash; all against the directives of the Bardstown Historic Review Board, the City Council and Circuit Judge John David Seay, who has issued a contempt order threatening her with jail.</p> Woman sentenced in 2016 drowning https://www.kystandard.com/content/woman-sentenced-2016-drowning <p> A woman who had faced reckless homicide and drug charges after an infant drowned in a bathtub in 2016 was sentenced recently.</p> Jail logs, June 21-22 https://www.kystandard.com/content/jail-logs-june-21-22 <p> John O&rsquo;Neal Shelton, 46, contempt of court (2014 criminal case).</p> <p> Joseph Edward Wimsett, 39, failure to comply with ex offender registration, flagrant non-support, first-degree bail jumping and three counts of persistent felony offender (all 2018 criminal cases, previously indicted).</p> <p> Pamela Maria Taylor, 34, failure to appear (2017 traffic case).</p> Woodlawn gets funds for culvert https://www.kystandard.com/content/woodlawn-gets-funds-culvert <p> The Nelson County Fiscal Court will receive $101,448 in County Road Aid emergency funds for repairs of a drainage structure on Woodlawn Road, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced.</p> <p> This will help with preservation of the pavement and surrounding terrain, Chris Jessie, public information officer for the cabinet&rsquo;s District 4 office in Elizabethtown, said in a news release Thursday.</p> <p> The project location is about a half mile south of Thomas Lane.</p> <p> Nelson County Fiscal Court is responsible for administering the work.</p> Moonlight Big Band returns to Bardstown https://www.kystandard.com/content/moonlight-big-band-returns-bardstown-0 <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/0620moonlightbigband.jpg" alt="The Moonlight Big Band will perform at The Rotunda on Monday, playing the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and others of the Swing Era." title="The Moonlight Big Band will perform at The Rotunda on Monday, playing the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and others of the Swing Era." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Moonlight Big Band makes its annual appearance in Bardstown on Monday, performing at the My Old Kentucky Home State Park&rsquo;s Rotunda at 7:30 p.m.</p> <p> The performance by the well-known swing band is sponsored by the Stephen Foster Music Club (affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs) and proceeds go, in part, to fund scholarships for local students to attend music camp.</p> New state bridge program targets six spans in Nelson https://www.kystandard.com/content/new-state-bridge-program-targets-six-spans-nelson <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bridging_kentucky.jpg" alt="This 15-ton weight limit bridge on Pottershop Loop is one of six listed for replacement or repair under a new state infrastructure improvement program that will build 1,000 bridges in six years." title="This 15-ton weight limit bridge on Pottershop Loop is one of six listed for replacement or repair under a new state infrastructure improvement program that will build 1,000 bridges in six years." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Six bridges in Nelson County are among those to be evaluated under a new state program to repair or replace 1,000 bridges in Kentucky in the next six years.</p> <p> The initiative, called Bridging Kentucky, was announced this month by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as &ldquo;one of the nation&rsquo;s most aggressive bridge rehabilitation and replacement programs.&rdquo;</p> Docs warn of bypassing ER with heart concerns https://www.kystandard.com/content/docs-warn-bypassing-er-heart-concerns <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dontdie.jpg" alt="Dr. Matthew Stiles holds an AED kept on hand at the Bardstown Family Medical Center." title="Dr. Matthew Stiles holds an AED kept on hand at the Bardstown Family Medical Center." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> A quick response is crucial if someone goes into sudden cardiac arrest or is suffering a heart attack, which is why local doctors are urging patients not to forego a trip to the ER if they present with symptoms.</p>