Nelson County

FBI releases new ‘area of interest’ in Crystal Rogers case

  FBI following more leads in Crystal Rogers investigation one week after taking over case

  Crystal Rogers’ mother says prayers are answered as FBI takes over daughter’s death investigation

Crystal Rogers: FBI searching for drivers in surveillance photos, conclude search activities in Bardstown

  Crystal Rogers: FBI on day 3 of investigations on boyfriend’s family farm

  FBI tows Crystal Rogers’ car from storage unit

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  Neighbors hopeful about Crystal Rogers case after FBI takeover

  Crystal Rogers: FBI Louisville takes lead in case of missing mother of 5

  Timeline: Crystal Rogers’ disappearance

  Crystal Rogers case: Many wondering if possible human remains found in Nelson Co. are Rogers'

Vigil held for Crystal Rogers, Bardstown mother missing since 2015

  Crystal Rogers’ family questions timing of Bourbon Festival, removal of signs

  Crystal Rogers: Signs pop up in Bardstown targeting suspect in her disappearance, murder

The missing mother was last seen by Brooks Houck, her boyfriend at the time and the father of her youngest child.

  False hope plagues families of Crystal Rogers, Timmothy Pitzen

A man claiming to be a missing child turned out to be a fraud. Miles away, the family of a mother missing since 2015 received a bit of false hope of their own.

  Newly elected Nelson County Sheriff ready to get to work solving Crystal Rogers case

Ramon Pineiroa Jr. said one of the first things he plans to do after taking office is hire a new detective to help with the Crystal Rogers case.

Judges: Crystal Rogers’ son no longer allowed to see his grandmother

A panel of three judges with the Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled that Sherry Ballard, Crystal Rogers' mother, is no longer allowed to see her grandson.

  Crystal Rogers: Detectives provide inside look at investigation

  Patients volunteer for COVID-19 trial vaccine at Bardstown Research Center

Man charged with shooting of teen in Bardstown

  Mysterious seeds sent to Bardstown woman; USDA may have answers

Possible human remains found by Nelson County Sheriff’s Office

Taylor County, Nelson County airports getting boosts from federal grant

Scout & Scholar Brewing Company to release inaugural beers

Scout & Scholar Brewing Company is named after the two brothers who founded the city of Bardstown.

Woman crashes into mailboxes, pole, tree in Nelson County

Deputies were called to a report of a crash in the 2800 block of Louisville Road around 2:40 a.m. Tuesday.

Bardstown Police searching for suspect who fired shotgun at deputy sheriff’s personal car

The shots were fired around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The deputy was not injured.

Kentucky deputies help deliver baby boy in parking lot

Deputies in Nelson County responded to a call at about 2 a.m. Friday that they won’t soon forget.

Men with stolen trailer accused of crashing into police vehicle

A stolen trailer was recovered and two men were arrested following a pursuit in Nelson County.

Man ejected from tractor, found dead in sinkhole

A man was killed after he was ejected from a tractor in what investigators called a “farming accident” in Nelson County.

UPDATE: Missing Nelson County teen located safe

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office has located 17-year-old Draven Greenwell and he is back home safe.

Stephen Foster Story cancels 2020 summer season

The cancellations also include Mamma Mia! and the Live at the Park Concert Series.

Bardstown police discover person of interest in deadly Camptown Road stabbing

Detectives of the Bardstown Police Department announced they have developed a person of interest in the case of a deadly stabbing Sunday morning.

One person dead after early morning stabbing, Bardstown police investigating

Bardstown Police Department are currently investigating after a person has died due to a stabbing early Sunday morning.

  Bardstown doctor parks a coronavirus safehouse in his front yard

For some lucky doctors, nurses and first responders, the fear of getting exposed to the coronavirus on the job, then infecting someone else, just got a little easier to manage.

One killed in Nelson County crash

One person is dead and four are injured after a head-on crash in Nelson County.

EF-1 tornado confirmed in Nelson County, Ky.

The tornado touched down east of Cox’s Creek, packing winds up to 95 miles an hour.

Bardstown mayor claims financial officer embezzled $750k from city funds

The city has turned over the investigation to Kentucky State Police.

  Community supports Nelson County coach who lost everything in house fire

Zach Allender said he’s appreciative of the support.

  Nelson County Nest rallies around coach who lost everything in fire

Boys basketball coach Zach Allender and his two young children lost everything they had after their home caught fire early Saturday on Bloomfield Road.

Four injured in head-on crash with semi

Four people were taken to the hospital after a head-on crash with a semi.

Group rallies in support of 2nd Amendment sanctuary status for Nelson County

The Nelson County Sheriff has already spoken out in support of a Second Amendment sanctuary for the area.

  Caught On Camera: Man takes items from organization that helps less fortunate

A local organization is hoping you can help them recognize someone who took items from them.

Barktown Rescue puppy chosen to play in 2020 Puppy Bowl

A Bardstown puppy is getting ready to hit the gridiron after being selected to play in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XVI this February.

Police looking for missing Nelson County man

Christopher Higdon, 30, was last seen driving a red GMC Sierra pickup truck. Higdon is described as 5′8″ and approximately 160 pounds.

Nelson County Sheriff backs 2nd amendment sanctuary

Nelson County's Sheriff is backing a decision to make Nelson County a sanctuary for the second amendment.

Investigators believe alcohol played role in Bardstown Christmas Eve crash

The Nelson County Sheriff's Office reports that Michael Davenport, 34, lost control of his truck and hit a tree.

Woman killed in Nelson County crash

A woman died when a semi and a van crashed in Nelson County.

  Lawsuits filed against two health care facilities claiming sexual abuse

Two troubling investigations of sexual abuse involving senior citizens -- one at Bluegrass Assisted Living in Bardstown, the other at Jewish Hospital in Louisville -- led family members to file lawsuits following criminal investigations.

Two dead, multiple injured from vehicle collision in Nelson County

Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a vehicle collision on Saturday afternoon that killed two passengers.

UPDATE: Nelson County man found, Golden Alert cancelled

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office has found Donald Headdy and has cancelled the Golden Alert that was issued Friday in Nelson County.

Nelson County Sheriff’s lieutenant arrested and charged for shoplifting

A Nelson County sheriff’s lieutenant and his girlfriend have been arrested and charged for shoplifting from an online auction company.

100 acres burned in Nelson County field fire

A photo from the Nelson County Sheriff's Office showed smoke from the dozens of acres the fire affected.

  Bardstown mother upset after son finds drug kit walking to school bus

Tasha Shofner’s morning routine started off normally Thursday. The Bardstown mother sent her child off to catch the bus. What he found just feet from her yard now has her outraged.

18-year-old Bullitt County woman killed in crash

Police say the teenager failed to stop at the stop sign.

  Bardstown bars hopeful hours will change in the future

Local bars were hoping to cash in some more by keeping their bars open later.

KSP investigates fatal crash in Bardstown

The crash happened near 6150 New Shepherdsville Road, which is also known as KY 245, Wednesday morning.

Domestic argument leads to car crash; 5 injured

Three juveniles are among five people hospitalized after a passenger grabbed the steering wheel of a car and caused a crash during an argument on the road.

Bardstown Bourbon Company opens new Visitor Center Experience

Bardstown Bourbon Company debuts a wide range of tours, classes in new Visitors Center Experience.

  2 caught in antiques ring bust, more arrests coming

Search warrants led investigators to a bevy of stolen antiques in multiple central Kentucky locations, as two people were arrested.

  Beloved Bardstown attorney collapses, dies in courthouse

A well-known attorney died after a medical emergency in Nelson County Court on Wednesday afternoon.

  Second arrest made in 2016 Bardstown murder

It's unclear if the victim knew the two men accused in the crime. Both men are locked up in the Nelson County Jail.

Bardstown FD open arson investigation after home built by Brooks Houck burns down

Officials in Bardstown confirm they’re investigating possible arson, after a home being built by Brooks Houck burned down over the weekend.

Police: Nelson Co. man nearly killed 2-month-old child

A Nelson County man is behind bars after police say he abused his child, nearly killing the two-month-old baby.

Arrest made 3 years after Bardstown nightclub homicide

Three years after a 61-year-old man was murdered above a Bardstown night club, police have made an arrest.

Police are looking for missing Kentucky man with dementia

Cecil Blair’s family told police he was last seen at his home around 1 p.m. and that he has been diagnosed with dementia.

Suspect accused of fleeing scene of Nelson County house fire without calling 911

The house fire was reported just after 11 p.m. Wednesday at 1289 Eddie Miles Road in New Haven.

  Vigil hosted to remember Crystal Rogers, missing mother of 5

The mystery surrounding the Bardstown, Kentucky woman's disappearance has gotten national attention, but still no one has been charged.

Vigil planned on Monday to remember Crystal Rogers

The prayer service will be held Monday, July 1, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Church in Bardstown.

Upton man killed in Nelson County crash

Neal Bowers, 73, died at the scene.

Police: Driver of stolen car ran from police, caught by K-9

James Smith and Brook Graf were in Nelson County with a stolen white Ford pickup truck, police said.

Historic distilling property in Nelson County housing new bourbon operation

In addition to the distillery, Log Still’s campus is set to include a bottling operation, rickhouses and visitor’s center.

  Look inside: Kentucky couple downsizing to tiny home

Paul and Katie Wheatley and their two dogs have enjoyed their 2,100-square-foot home for the past few years, but it's time for change.

  Pass the Cash: Single mother receives help caring for injured son

Single mother Sally's son Jacob was in an accident April 15, 2014. He was only 17 years old at the time.

Ammonia leak reported at Bardstown factory, no other areas impacted

Residents said fire trucks and emergency vehicles blocked roads in the area.

Teen killed in Bardstown shooting identified

The shooting happened in the 100 block of Bard Ave.

  Family, community honors Ofc. Jason Ellis on anniversary of his death

Loved ones and officers met outside the Bardstown Police Department to pay their respects.

  Bardstown officer Jason Ellis’ death still unsolved 6 years later

Ellis stopped to clear debris from an exit ramp on his way home from work when he was shot multiple times and died.

  Statue in Bardstown Cemetery vandalized with paint

Police believe the vandalism happened late Thursday night or early Friday morning.

FBI offering reward in case of murdered Bardstown officer

During the early morning hours of May 25, 2013, Officer Jason Ellis was ambushed after he stopped to remove debris blocking an exit ramp from the Bluegrass Parkway.

Bathroom vandalized at Bardstown park

A Facebook post by Bardstown Parks and Recreation Department states the bathrooms will be closed until repairs can be made.

Fundraiser underway to send bluegrass veterans on Honor Flight

A kickoff was held Thursday afternoon for an effort to send a group of Kentucky veterans on an Honor Flight.