Nelson Co. woman sentenced to federal prison after stealing over $750,000 from city of Bardstown
A Nelson County woman has been sentenced after embezzling over $750,000 from the city of Bardstown. Tracy Hudson, 42, of Bloomfield, stole $764,093 between 2013 and 2019 when she served as the city’s occupational tax administrator and chief financial officer, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Kentucky.
Collins gets walked off again
For the second game in a row, the Collins softball team lost on the final play of the game — this time it was a line drive from Boyle County’s Lauren Tipton that just popped out of left fielder Maggie Renfro’s glove that plated the game-winning run for the Rebels and dropped the Titans to 0-3 on the season.
‘Something wonderful will be built’: Mercer Co. Fire District picking up the pieces after Station 12’s total loss
HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) — Two weeks after Mercer County Fire District’s Station 12 was deemed a total loss, crews are picking up the pieces and ready to rebuild. On Monday, the Mercer County Fire Protection District Fire Board chose a company to begin demolition. That company, owned by Dakota Goodlett, was able to save the front window of the old Station 12.
Reminder for City of Danville Utility Customers
Reminder: The City of Danville Municipal Utilities will no longer be mailing delinquent notices. The information previously included on delinquent notices has been added to your regular monthly bill. If your account reflects a past-due balance, that information will appear in RED on your regular monthly bill. We will continue...
Nelson County Schools launching first-of-its-kind program to help with teacher shortage
BARDSTOWN, Ky. — High school students in Nelson County can soon get paid to become teachers through a first-of-its-kind apprenticeship program. Nelson County Schools is teaming up with Western Kentucky University to launch a new, K-12 teacher apprenticeship program that will put students on a fast track to enter the profession, just two years after graduating high school.
Kentucky teen left alone after suspected THC vape overdose
The 15-year-old was able to contact authorities and receive medical aid, but Hodgenville police are reminding Kentuckians they should stay with those experiencing medical emergencies.
CHS WILL NOW HOST ALL A SOFTBALL REGION
The 2023 5th Region All A Softball Tournament has been moved to Campbellsville High School due to Ft Knox unable to host due to wet field conditions. The tournament will be played tomorrow, March 25th, at the Softball Field on the Durham Campus at CES. The winner will advance to the All A State Tournament in Owensboro April 29 and 30.
Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis Murdered For Burglary Investigation, Says Anonymous Inmate (UPDATED)
UPDATE (March 21, 2023, 2:30 p.m.): Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron named Commonwealth Attorney Shane Young as a special prosecutor in the investigation into the the deaths of Jason Ellis, Crystal Rogers and Tommy Ballard. The Kentucky Attorney General's office made the announcement in January 2023, just three months after...
Bardstown company fined in 2022 trench collapse death in Louisville
Earth Works LLC has contested the citations handed down by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet in December. The case remains open.
Wayne County winners in the Area Cultural Arts Competition
The Lake Cumberland Area Cultural Arts Competition was held on March 16th at Taylor County. Congratulations to our Extension Homemakers that were first-place winners in the Area Cultural Arts Competition. The first-place winners will advance to the State Cultural Arts Competition in May. Art 3-D-Carving-Elf – Carson Payne. Art-Natural-Wooden...
Laker Baseball on the road at LaRue County tonight
The Laker Baseball team will go on the road today for a matchup with LaRue County. The Lakers enter with a record of 2-0 to take on the Hawks, who enter at 3-2. First pitch is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. CT.
CHS WILL HOST ALL A REGION CHAMPIONSHIP BASEBALL GAME
The championship baseball game for 2023 5th Region All A Classic has been moved to Campbellsville Saturday, March 25th, at the CHS Baseball Field. Fort Knox is unable to host the finals due to wet field conditions. Campbellsville will play Bethlehem for the championship at 4:00 pm. The winner will...
Ryle distance runner competed in national indoor meet few weeks before spring track season started
A few days before high school track season began, Ryle sophomore distance runner Allison Kopser competed in the New Balance Indoor Nationals that were held March 9-13 in Boston. Kopser was one of 30 runners from across the country who qualified for the girls 5,000 meter run based on personal...
CASEY COUNTY MAN ARRESTED FOR TRAFFICKING METH, POSSESSION FIREARMS BY FELON
At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday (March 19) Officer Alex Jones conducted a traffic stop just off KY 1275 North in Cumberland Crossing after observing a Chevrolet S-10 disregard a stop sign and fail to signal for a right turn. The truck was being operated by Ronnie Weddle, 64, of Liberty.
2 arrested after driving into creek, pursuit in Boyle Co.
FORKLAND, Ky. (WTVQ) — Two men were arrested after taking police on a pursuit and driving into a creek over the weekend, the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office says. Police attempted to stop William Hayes, who had eight warrants for his arrest, and Daniel Montgomery on Forkland Road on Saturday, March 18. The two allegedly wouldn’t stop and took police on a pursuit.
'A lot of people are intimidated': Union efforts at Amazon's Northern KY air hub get big boost
HEBRON, Ky. — The effort to unionize workers at the largest Amazon Air Hub in the world is getting national attention – and a national boost. Local organizers with Unionize Amazon Northern Kentucky KCVG announced Saturday that they're joining forces with the national Amazon Labor Union, which unionized a Staten Island...
Hospital ledger tied to KY Civil War battle sold on eBay. Buyer donates it to historical society
The ledger is attributed to a regimental surgeon who treated hundreds of wounded soldiers from the Battle of Perryville.
How two Centre sisters followed their interests across the country for scholarship
Two Centre students have been selected for the Doris Duke Conservation Scholar Program, an immersive summer experience in the state of Washington that allows participants to explore their interests in environmental studies. Presley Swiney reached out to her sorority at Centre College and asked for good luck before applying for...
Lady Titans’ 2023 Basketball Season Defied All Expectations
The 2022-2023 season for the Mercer County Lady Titans basketball team was nothing short of remarkable. After a shaky start to the season, the Lady Titans locked in winning 17 of their last 20 games, including their 15th consecutive 46th district title and the first 12th region title in six years. The team showed great resilience and determination throughout the season, silencing the critics and truly earned their spot in the girls KHSAA Sweet 16 tournament.
Green River Distilling Expands Portfolio With New Bourbons
Green River Distilling, which is part of Bardstown Bourbon Company, will be expanding in 2023 and introducing two new expressions and distribution in 21 new markets. Available now, Green River Kentucky Straight Wheated Bourbon accompanies the brand’s flagship high rye bourbon in the portfolio. A statement from the whiskey...
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