Courthouse Arsonist Pleads Not Guilty

Bardwell, KY – The man charged with setting fire to the Carlisle County Courthouse appeared in court yesterday. Twenty-year-old Jeremy Ellis pleaded not guilty to charges of arson, burglary and two counts of tampering with evidence at his pre-trial conference. Carlisle Circuit Judge Tim Langford set a trial date for the end of October. Ellis remains in the Fulton County Jail in Hickman.