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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Mitchell wedding

    Ginger Evans and Jay Mitchell were married Oct. 17, 2010, at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort.

    Parents of the bride are Jimmie and Ruth Evans of Mount Eden. The groom is the son of Dick and Debbi Mitchell of Plano, Texas.

    Wedding music was provided by Joanna Hay.

    Judge Kathy Mangeot officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Jimmie Evans.

    The maid of honor was Shelley Evans, sister of the bride, of Mount Eden.

  • 75th birthday: Cot Thompson

    75th birthday
    All friends and family are invited to Cot Thompson’s 75th birthday bash at 7 p.m. April 16 at the Mount Eden Ruritan Club Building.

    For more information, call Barbara at 502-839-6083.
     

  • Court Report: April 4, 2011

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Michael Barnett, alcohol intoxication in a public place, loitering and giving officer false name or address – pleaded guilty – 10-day sentence and $194 fine and costs.

    David G. Donnelly, alcohol intoxication in a public place and third-degree criminal trespassing – pleaded guilty – 5-day sentence.

    Kenneth R. Downey, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting – pleaded guilty – 12-day sentence and $144 costs.