A Long Way from Bloomfield
At the age of 93 years old, Bettie Wilson McClaskey Hauser, still enjoys doing community service, attending church, and traveling anytime a car door is opened to her. Hauser is originally from Nelson County, Kentucky. She was raised during World War II. She commented, “You didn’t travel because there was...
Nelson County man surprises his wife with $50,000 scratch-off lottery win
COXS CREEK, Ky. — A Nelson County, Kentucky man won big on a lottery ticket and had a little fun surprising his wife with it. Andrew Bean, of Coxs Creek, won $50,000 on a 500X scratch-off ticket. He stopped at a Five Star in Bardstown earlier this month when...
A decade later Jason Ellis' unsolved murder hangs over Bardstown community
BARDSTOWN, Ky. — The shock of a tragedy that shook a small town in Nelson County still lingers for some residents who remember what happened a decade ago. On May 25, 2013, Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis was shot and killed in an ambush while clearing debris from an exit ramp off the Bluegrass Parkway.
Nelson County man scores big on lottery scratch-off and pranks wife at the same time
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Nelson County man is score a big win and pull off a prank on his wife at the same time. In a news release, the Kentucky Lottery said Andrew Bean of Coxs Creek bought a 500X Scratch-off ticket at a Five Star in Bardstown earlier this month. Instead of scratching off the ticket, Bean just scanned the barcode to see if he had a winner. That's something he does, so he doesn't miss cashing any tickets.
'I've been working up to it': Bardstown man brings home biggest prize he's ever won on scratch-off ticket
NELSON COUNTY, Ky. — A Nelson County man is considering himself lucky after he won $50,000 on a Kentucky Lottery Scratch-off. Andrew Bean told lottery officials he had cashed a couple of big winners over the past several months, but the $50,000 prize is the largest so far. “I’ve...
Highway in Nelson County shut down due to 'serious injury' crash
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A crash involving serious injury has a portion of a highway in Nelson County shut down. The Nelson County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that the collision happened on Highway 150 to the southeast of Bardstown at Botland Loop. Police advise detouring if possible...
Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Co. elects new chairman of the board
BARDSTOWN, Ky. — The Board of Directors of Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Co. is pleased to announce that H. Michael “Mike” Sloane was elected as Chairman of its Board of Directors at its regular meeting on April 7, 2023. Mr. Sloane has more than 50...
3 arrested after admitting to shoplifting from food mart in Nelson County
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Three people accused of shoplifting were arrested in Nelson County on Thursday. Sheriff's deputies arrested Morgan Boylen, 23, Raymond Vanisacker II, 24, and Alexis Goodlett, 19, for shoplifting at the Handy Food Mart on New Shepherdsville Road. A caller told police that the three were in...
Leadership shake-up in Nelson County town leaves residents worried
BLOOMFIELD, Ky. — Dozens of Bloomfield, Ky. residents packed into a closed-off corridor Friday — like they have plenty of times in the past — for a vintage car show. Unknown to them, just past the classic Cameros, Cadillacs and Corvettes sat a dwindling city hall building.
Nelson Co. man accused of abusing his 9 children, including 4 juveniles. Daughter suffered permanent injury.
A Nelson County man has been jailed for abusing his children, including one who suffered “permanently debilitating injuries,” according to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office. James L. Saldana, 55, of New Haven, who has nine children — four minors and five adults — was arrested following his...
Three Arrested For Shoplifting
Three people accused of shoplifting were arrested in Nelson County on Thursday. Sheriff’s deputies arrested 23 year-old Morgan Boylen, 24 year-old Raymond Vanisacker II and 19 year-old Alexis Goodlett for shoplifting at the Handy Food Mart on New Shepherdsville Road. A caller told police the three were in a...
Gov. Beshear Presents More Than $1.5 Million in Awards to Benefit Hardin and Nelson Counties
BARDSTOWN, Ky. (May 12, 2023) – Today, at the Guthrie Opportunity Center, Gov. Andy Beshear presented more than $1.5 million in awards to support a new park and local nonprofits. “As a dad, I want to make sure that every kid has the opportunity to grow up healthy and...
Nelson County approves changes on bourbon project moratorium
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A major rift between the bourbon industry and elected leaders in Nelson County appears to be healing. Last month, county leaders approved a moratorium on new bourbon distilling projects. That has now been distilled down into a compromise both sides can savor. “There’s been a lot...
Nelson County officials looking for escaped inmate on the run
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - An inmate released from Nelson County Jail on parole escaped custody and officials are seeking the public’s help to find him. Charles Noe was released from Nelson County Jail and was being taken by a company through probation and parole, according to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office.
Be on the lookout: Nelson County inmate at large
BARDSTOWN, Ky. — A Nelson County Correctional Center inmate is at large, according to the Nelson County Sheriff's Office. They say that convict Charles Noe was released from Nelson County Jail and was being transported by a contracted company through Probation and Parole. Noe exited the vehicle and left on foot.
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