Public Records

  • Correction

    On the public record page in the June 20 edition, a mistake appeared in a small claim disposition (case 18-S-00021) Gary Hawkins vs. Ryan Elder. It should have stated judgment in favor of defendant for $2,130 plus interest, court costs and attorney fees.

    In news briefs from the June 21 fiscal court meeting, it stated that Magistrate Jackie Wicker was donating $500 to Gravel Switch Seniors. It should have stated Bradfordsville Seniors.

  • Lebanon man indicted for multiple drug charges

    William V. Spalding, 44, of 95 Cowherd Lane in Lebanon was indicted in Marion Circuit Court last week for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, first-degree cruelty to animals, possession of marijuana and first-degree persistent felony offender. 

  • Loretto man indicted for assault, wanton endangerment

    Wesley A. Spalding, 31, of 9237 North Loretto Road in Loretto was indicted for multiple charges in Marion Circuit Court on Feb. 26.

  • Fiscal court briefs

    • Community Action Executive Director Lynn Robey reviewed the council’s annual report with the court. According to Robey, all programs are doing well except for the congregate meal program, which has lost funding. The congregate meal program provides 5,793 meals, annually. Robey also reported that the reforms to the retirement system will cost Community Action an additional $480,000, annually. Robey informed the court that she will be retiring in June. Magistrates voted to give Community Action the court’s annual allocation of $15,000. 

  • Raywick man indicted for drugs, receiving stolen property
  • Lebanon woman accused of stealing thousands from church

    Beechfork Baptist Church in Gravel Switch is suing its former bookkeeper after she allegedly embezzled thousands of dollars from the church over the past several years.
    According to the complaint, filed on July 6 in the Marion Circuit Clerk’s Office, Beechfork Baptist Church alleges that Connie Tungate of Lebanon wrote and cashed numerous checks made payable to herself (or family members) from December 2014 to April 5, 2018.
    Tungate was a member of the church, employed as its bookkeeper and served as the church treasurer from 2014-2018.

  • Trial delayed for Lebanon man accused of rape

    The jury trial for Emmett Lee Cowherd, 54, of Lebanon, who is accused of rape, burglary and assault, has been pushed back due to a delay in DNA evidence.
    Cowherd was arrested March 27 after being indicted in Marion Circuit Court for charges of first-degree rape, first-degree burglary, second-degree assault and first-degree persistent felony offender.
    He has pled not guilty.

  • Final sentencing for Lebanon man who assaulted blind man

    A Lebanon man who was arrested for assaulting a blind man will serve additional jail time and have to pay restitution to victim.
    Darrell Craig, 62, of Lebanon was arrested on Feb. 14, and charged with fourth-degree assault after punching David Holliday in the face while he was walking down the sidewalk on West Main Street in Lebanon with his guide dog, Major.
    Holliday’s nose was broken, and he had to undergo surgery on Feb. 23.

  • Raywick man indicted for trafficking meth

    Neville L. Thompson, 49, of 230 Frank Lee Road in Raywick was indicted for trafficking in a controlled substance and first-degree persistent felony offender. According to the indictment, on or about March 13, Thompson trafficked in meth and was over the age of 21 and stood convicted of at least two felonies after his 18th birthday. In a separate indictment, Thompson was indicted for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. His bond was set at $25,000.

    In other indictments:

  • 7-18-18 Public Record

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