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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
Historic distilling property in Nelson County housing new bourbon operation
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.
Published June 14, 2019 at 1:31 AM
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.
Published June 5, 2019 at 8:13 PM
Ammonia leak reported at Bardstown factory, no other areas impacted
Residents said fire trucks and emergency vehicles blocked roads in the area.
Published June 2, 2019 at 6:45 PM
Teen killed in Bardstown shooting identified
The shooting happened in the 100 block of Bard Ave.
Makayla Ballman and
Published May 26, 2019 at 5:17 PM
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.
Published May 25, 2019 at 7:12 PM
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.
Published May 25, 2019 at 12:13 AM
Vandals toss paint on Confederate statue at Bardstown Cemetery
Statue in Bardstown Cemetery vandalized with paint
Police believe the vandalism happened late Thursday night or early Friday morning.
Published May 20, 2019 at 8:05 PM
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.
Published May 20, 2019 at 3:25 PM
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.
Published May 1, 2019 at 7:12 AM
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.
Published April 25, 2019 at 10:40 PM
5 years later, family of murdered Nelson Co. mother and daughter still seeking justice
On April 21, 2014, Kathy Netherland, 48, and Samantha Netherland, 16, were murdered in their home.
Published April 17, 2019 at 6:49 PM
Bardstown restaurant graduates 16 young chefs from around the world
On top of culinary techniques, the students learned what it takes to run a restaurant.
Published April 8, 2019 at 11:46 PM
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.
Man arrested after admitting to New Haven burglaries
An automotive service garage and a church were found burglarized on March 9.
120,000 gallons of mash from Barton 1792 tank collapse enters nearby streams
Tours resumed Wednesday at the Barton 1792 distillery, a day after 120,000 gallons of mash spilled from damaged tanks.
Tank collapse at Barton 1792 Distillery leaves 2 with minor injuries
Three mash tanks were damaged at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Nelson County on Tuesday, leaving two people with injuries that were not life-threatening.
John P. Wise
Police apprehend escaped inmate in Bardstown
Deputies are searching for an inmate who escaped in the Nelson County Jail parking lot after a court appearance.
Published February 21, 2019 at 5:10 PM
Man injured in Nelson Co. motorcycle crash
The accident happened around 2:35 p.m. Wednesday on New Hope Road in New Haven.
Published February 14, 2019 at 2:01 PM
Kentucky’s Real ID changes could cut organ donor registrations in half
Officials with the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates are concerned that a longer period between renewing a driver’s license could cut the number of organ donor registrations in half.
Published February 11, 2019 at 1:05 PM
Officials: Bardstown school threat no cause for alarm
Concerns swirled online Sunday about a threat to Bardstown City Schools. But the district assured parents and students that there’s no cause for concern and that the threat was not credible.
Published February 10, 2019 at 11:43 PM
Driver, deputies help rescue 93-year-old man trapped in car for 8 hours
A driver and Nelson County deputies helped rescue a 93-year-old man who had been trapped in his car for at least eight hours.
Erin O'Neil and
Published February 9, 2019 at 11:11 PM
Contractor pleads guilty to taking over $268K from customers without doing work
Scott Adam Cooper pleaded guilty to theft charges involving 36 customers.
Published February 8, 2019 at 12:08 PM
Baby bongo’s name revealed
Officer, motorcyclist involved in crash in Beechmont neighborhood
FORECAST: Heat indices in mid-90s through the weekend
Woman dies after being struck by lightning at Murray State University
JCPenney hiring 90 seasonal associates in Louisville
Rain leading to more snake sightings
Talent shortage pushes KY restaurant to look beyond US borders
A visa program allows a Bardstown restaurant to bring qualified, educated young chefs and servers from places like South Africa and the Philippines.
Published February 7, 2019 at 11:46 PM
Church surprises pizza delivery driver
The pastor brought the driver on stage, shook his hand and gave him a box.
Published February 7, 2019 at 7:12 AM
Police in Nelson Co. looking for possible suspects in counterfeit money case
Police said the suspects were driving a white SUV that could possibly be a Ford Explorer.
Published January 31, 2019 at 4:28 PM
Dozens of WAVE Country schools closed due to frigid temperatures
Closing or delaying school due to weather conditions is not something school systems take lightly.
Published January 29, 2019 at 6:41 PM
KY offering student loan forgiveness to teachers
The goal is to attract top talent, a diverse workforce and teachers with experience.
Published January 24, 2019 at 10:38 PM
WAVE Country trees, cars, houses could be impacted by flash freeze
The flash freeze is expected to happen Saturday night intro Sunday morning, with lows in the single digits on Monday.
Published January 18, 2019 at 5:38 PM
No decision yet on site of Brooks Houck theft trial
Houck was indicted in July 2018 on five counts of theft for allegedly stealing roofing shingles.
Published January 18, 2019 at 4:52 PM
Pair accused of using counterfeit cash at Kroger stores in Bardstown and E-town
The passing of the counterfeit currency was first reported on January 11.
Published January 16, 2019 at 6:38 PM
Police: Bardstown man steals car, attempts to flee, lands in pond
After a short vehicle pursuit, the suspect in the stolen car left the roadway and landed in a pond, disabling the vehicle. The suspect attempted to flee police on foot, but after a short foot pursuit, he was arrested without incident, police said.
Published January 11, 2019 at 9:30 PM
Suspect arrested in Bardstown bank robbery
The suspect was already in jail in a neighboring county on unrelated charges.
Published December 21, 2018 at 11:52 AM
New hotels could double capacity in Bardstown
The developments come at a time when the city anticipates a high volume of visitors.
Published December 19, 2018 at 9:12 PM
Stock Yards Bancorp to acquire King Bancorp
The all-cash transaction, valued at $28 million, is expected to close during the second quarter of 2019.
Published December 19, 2018 at 8:24 PM
Kitten rescued from trash bag in dumpster behind KY business
A kitten was rescued from a dumpster, saving his life on a cold winter night in Kentucky.
Published November 29, 2018 at 6:53 PM
1 killed in Nelson Co. crash
A man died when his car went down an embankment, hit a tree and caught fire.
Published November 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Man facing manslaughter, DUI charges in connection to deadly Nelson Co. crash
An early investigation indicated the driver was speeding and fell asleep at the wheel.
Published November 21, 2018 at 7:47 PM
Bardstown restaurant offering free meals to electrical workers following mass outage
The manager says it's all about showing appreciation.
Becca Gibson and
Published November 16, 2018 at 7:57 PM
Man killed in Nelson Co. crash that injured 3 others
The crash happened just after 10 a.m. yesterday in the 400 block of Stoner Road.
Published November 8, 2018 at 12:28 PM
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.
Published November 7, 2018 at 10:54 PM
Sections of road washed away in Nelson County
According to Nelson County dispatchers, parts of Simpson Creek Road washed away.
Published November 6, 2018 at 8:32 AM
Sherry Ballard: Crystal Rogers' mother appears on 'Megyn Kelly TODAY'
Appearing on "Megyn Kelly TODAY," Ballard talked about the 2015 disappearance of her daughter, Crystal Rogers, and the 2016 shooting death of her husband, Tommy Ballard.
Published August 9, 2018 at 11:17 AM
New law brings changes for child marriage in Kentucky
Recent reports show Kentucky has one of the highest rates of child marriages in the United States, but that's about to change.
Published July 19, 2018 at 6:04 AM