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Cops & Courts

  • Frankfort police seek escaped inmate

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  • Shelbyville officer retires

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  • High-speed chase starts in Shelby, ends in Franklin

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  • Shelbyville Police Reports: Nov. 26, 2010

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  • A case that feels cold

    Two years have passed but not the images. They are burned in her brain and continue to send her reeling into horror at any moment of the day.

    Katherine Nichols remembers the day she went to the home of her younger brother, James Duckett, on Rockbridge Road and found him dead – murdered in chilling, execution style-fashion.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments Nov. 19, 2010

    Charles R. Stoess II of 359 Bellview Road in Shelbyville was indicted for cultivation of marijuana, five or more plants and being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

    Amber N. Stoess of 359 Bellview Road in Shelbyville was indicted for cultivation of marijuana, five or more plants and being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

    David S. Brown of 359 Bellview Road in Shelbyville was indicted for cultivation of marijuana, five or more plants and being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

  • Simpsonville family homeless after fire

    A Simpsonville family is homeless after an early morning fire Wednesday destroyed their house on Conner Station Road, sending two people to the hospital.

    The Simpsonville Fire Department responded to a fire at 3435 Conner Station Road, the home of Roscoe Scott, at 4:30 a.m., Assistant Fire Chief Ronnie Sowder said.

    “The house was fully involved when we go there,” he said.

    Sowder said the fire started in the laundry room, but he said he does not know what caused it.

  • Thanksgiving fire destroys home near Mount Eden

    Thanksgiving Day turned out to be a day of sorrow for one Shelby County family whose home was destroyed by fire.

    Mount Eden Fire Chief Doug Herndon said the home of William and Teri Hornung, located on the 7000 block of Mount Eden Road in the Indian Trace subdivision, was completely engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

    “When we got there, it was fully involved,” he said.

    Three fire agencies battled the blaze, as Herndon called in reinforcements from the Shelby County and Shelbyville Fire Departments.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Nov. 26, 2010

    Traffic

    Courtney D. Chesher, 18, of 10 Fairhill Drive in Shelbyville was arrested Nov. 23 at Rite Aid and charged with driving on a suspended operator’s license and failure to produce a valid insurance card. She was also served with a Franklin County warrant.

    Forgery

    Jeremy L. Pritchett, 22, of 104 Shelby House in Shelbyville was arrested Nov. 11 on Willow Wood Drive and charged with second-degree forgery.

    Alcohol Intoxication

  • Murder suspect back in court Dec. 7

    The man accused of slashing his girlfriend’s throat earlier this year did not appear as scheduled Tuesday in Anderson Circuit Court, and is now scheduled to appear Dec. 7. Gary M. Bancroft, 33,  remains in jail on a $500,000 cash bond for allegedly killing Frances Renee Mobley, also 33, on Sept.