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Cops & Courts

  • Jeep crashes into Landmark mailbox

    The driver of this Jeep LIberty was transported to Jewish Hospital Shelbyville with unknown injuries after ramming a brick mailbox in front of Landmark Community Newspapers shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday. The woman, an employee of Kentucky Car Wash across the street from Landmark had been driving the vehicle out of a bay when the accelerator stuck and the jeep shot forward, out of the lot, across the street and into the Landmark lot.

  • Court report: May 23, 2016

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards

    Civil final

  • King gets new court date in embezzlement case

    Jenny King of Shelby County, a former longtime finance officer for the Shelby County Fiscal Court, charged with embezzling more than $23,000, has received a new court date of June 6.

    King, charged with stealing the money from the county’s general fund over an 18-month period from April 2013 to December 2014, received the new hearing date at her disposition hearing in Shelby Circuit Court on Monday. The new date is also for a disposition hearing.

  • Court report: May 15, 2016

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards

    Civil final

  • Police schedule checkpoints

     

  • No one injured in house fire

    An early morning blaze caused heavy smoke damage and some fire damage to a home in eastern Shelby County.

    The fire occurred at 1:17 a.m. at 241 Doctors Drive, with the Shelby County Fire Department responding.

    Assistant Chief Jeff Ivers said that the residents of the home, Raymond Fleck, and his wife and daughter, were out of the house by the time firefighters arrived, having been awakened by the smoke alarm. 

    Two pets, however, perished, a cat and a dog.

  • Court report: May 2, 2016

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards

    Civil final

  • Court report: May 9, 2016

    District court

    Civil final

    The following cases were heard by Judge J. R. RoBards

    Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, vs. Tony Farris, judgment for the Plaintiff in the amount of $842.13, plus court costs.

  • Putnam gets June court date

    Terry Putnam, the Simpsonville Police officer arrested Jan. 7 in connection with the November robbery of the police department, has received another court date for June 6.

    Putnam received the new date at a disposition hearing in Shelby Circuit Court Monday.

  • Court report: April 25, 2016

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards

    James Edens, speeding 23 mph over the limit – guilty – $143 in fine and court costs.

    Joseph Farmer, improper passing – guilty – $163 in fine and court costs.