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Today's News

  • ‘A new twist on an old story’

    Richard Luebbert pauses as he considers how to describe his first book, just off the presses and already in a second printing:

    “Well, it’s about Jesus,” he says simply.

    The book is called, a little less simply, Jesus for the 21st Century, The Unified Gospel, which Luebbert describes as a “new look at the old, old story.”

    The book, which he will display at a signing April 21 at the Shelby County Public Library, is the combined gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John arranged in a new way

  • EARLIER: Crime Stoppers seeks info on thefts from autos

    The practice of stealing metallic parts from automobiles for sale as scrap metal has led to another theft, police say.

    Sometime between 3 and 7 a.m. Thursday someone cut the catalytic converter off two vehicles on the lot of Clear Creek Auto at 87 7th St.

    Istvan Kovacs, community resource officer at the Shelbyville Police Department said that catalytic converters are frequently targeted by thieves, who sell them to recycling centers as scrap metal.

    The converters will cost more than $200 each to replace.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports April 6, 2011

    DUI

     

    Robert W. Jones, 55, of 583 Hawthorne Ave. in Shelbyville was arrested March 28 on Waddy Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense and speeding.

     

    Traffic

     

    Duron Campbell, 23, of 28 7th St. in Shelbyville was arrested March 28 on Midland Trail and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license and possession of a license when privileges are revoked.

  • 5 arrested in drug raid on Brown Ave. in Shelbyville

    Shelbyville Police arrested five people Friday and removed  child from a home Brown Avenue where they found drugs being prepared to be sold.
     

    Officers arrested Dereck Richmond, 20, Chauncy Johnson, 36, Michele Penn, 43, Cheryl Abell, 24 and Casey Abell, 22.

    Johnson and Richmond are charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled (cocaine) and possession of marijuana.

    Penn and Cheryl Abell are charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, and Casey Abell is charged with possession of controlled substance.

  • Datebook: April 6, 2011

    Public meetings
    Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.
    Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks Board meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday in the FAC Conference Room
    The Shelbyville Historic District Commission will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 627 Main Street, in the Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.

  • 4 generations of Cox family

    4 generations of Cox family

    4 generations of the Cox family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (from left) Elijah Thomas Cox, 9-months; his father, Aaron Thomas Cox, Aaron's dad, Ricky Thomas Cox; Ricky's father, Paul Thomas Cox.

  • Basic training graduate: Pfc. Andrew L. Ellcessor

    Ellcessor graduates

    Army Pfc. Andrew L. Ellcessor has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. Ellcessor is the son of Gary Ellcessor of Frankfort Road. The private graduated in the year 2000 from Franklin County High School in Frankfort.

  • Basic training graduate: Airman Joshua Lee

    Air Force Airman Joshua T. Lee graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    He completed an intensive, 8-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

    He is the son of Douglas and Deborah Lee of Old Briar Ridge Road in Mount Eden.

    Lee graduated in 2010 from Spencer County High School in Taylorsville.

  • Engagement: Craycraft-Aylmer

    Craycraft-Aylmer

    Clayton Aylmer and Candace Craycraft, Shelby County High School sweethearts, announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Chester and Sonja Craycraft of Bagdad. He is the son of G.W. and Patti Meade of Shelbyville.

  • I'm One: Juliet Adair Giordano

    Juliet Adair Giordano celebrated her first birthday March 29, 2010.

    She is the daughter of Bethany and Tony Giordano of Georgetown.

    Grandparents are Jim and Sheila Fawbush of Finchville, Rita Giordano of Louisville and Tony Giordano of Casselberry, Fla. Great-grandparent is Hallie Bohannon of Finchville.