Nelson County

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.

Police looking for missing Nelson County man

Nelson County Sheriff backs 2nd amendment sanctuary

Investigators believe alcohol played role in Bardstown Christmas Eve crash

Woman killed in Nelson County crash

  Lawsuits filed against two health care facilities claiming sexual abuse

Two dead, multiple injured from vehicle collision in Nelson County

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UPDATE: Nelson County man found, Golden Alert cancelled

Nelson County Sheriff’s lieutenant arrested and charged for shoplifting

100 acres burned in Nelson County field fire

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

18-year-old Bullitt County woman killed in crash

  Bardstown bars hopeful hours will change in the future

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.

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

Family and friends of Crystal Rogers and several community members claim the signs about her disappearance were taken down for fear that it makes the city look bad before its upcoming Bourbon Festival.

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

  Beloved Bardstown attorney collapses, dies in courthouse

  Second arrest made in 2016 Bardstown murder

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

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

Arrest made 3 years after Bardstown nightclub homicide

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.

  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.

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.

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.

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.

  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.

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.

Man injured in Nelson Co. motorcycle crash

The accident happened around 2:35 p.m. Wednesday on New Hope Road in New Haven.

  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.

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.

  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.

Contractor pleads guilty to taking over $268K from customers without doing work

Scott Adam Cooper pleaded guilty to theft charges involving 36 customers.

  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.

Church surprises pizza delivery driver

The pastor brought the driver on stage, shook his hand and gave him a box.

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.

  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.

KY offering student loan forgiveness to teachers

The goal is to attract top talent, a diverse workforce and teachers with experience.

  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.

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.

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.

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.

Suspect arrested in Bardstown bank robbery

The suspect was already in jail in a neighboring county on unrelated charges.

  New hotels could double capacity in Bardstown

The developments come at a time when the city anticipates a high volume of visitors.

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.

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.

1 killed in Nelson Co. crash

A man died when his car went down an embankment, hit a tree and caught fire.

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.

Bardstown restaurant offering free meals to electrical workers following mass outage

The manager says it's all about showing appreciation.

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.

  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.

Sections of road washed away in Nelson County

According to Nelson County dispatchers, parts of Simpson Creek Road washed away.

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.

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.