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Today's News

  • Moving roadblock ends chase on I-64

    What began as a routine traffic stop quickly got hairy when a Kentucky State Police Trooper tried to pull over Robert B. Brewer Tuesday morning near Simpsonville.

    KSP spokesperson Ron Turley said at 4:14 a.m. a trooper saw a Chevrolet SUV traveling westbound on I-64 in Shelby County striking construction barrels in the work zone on the interstate in Simpsonville.

  • Arrest made in Waddy interstate shooting

    Kentucky State Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that happened Thursday night in Waddy.

    Timothy O’Shea Johnson, 25, of Danville, has been charged with first-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment. He is lodged at the Boyle County Detention Center. He was arrested Friday afternoon by KSP and the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments March 21, 2012

    David L. Seaton, 47, of 2282 Vigo Road in Bagdad, Earle C. Perry Jr., 31, of 2282 Vigo Road, Pamela F. Perry, 52, of 2282 Vigo Road and Stephanie L. Tipton, 31, of 659 Washburn Road were indicted for enhancement of manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, complicity, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child, complicity, enhanced possession of drug paraphernalia, complicity and possession of marijuana, complicity.

  • KY 55 to be 1 lane over I-64 tonight

    The Department of Highways announced that KY 55 will be reduced to one lane at the bridge over Interstate 64 in Shelby County between 6 p.m. and midnight tonight.  KYTC crews will be performing bridge deck patching.

  • Earlier: Shelbyville man dead of stab wounds

    One man is dead and another is in jail charged with his death after an argument that got physical turned deadly, police say.

    Marcus Goldsmith, 53, is being held at the Shelby County Detention Center on a $500,000 full-cash bond, charged with the murder of Keith A. Jackson, 43.

    Shelbyville Police Det. Jesse Paulley and Sgt. Bruce Gentry responded to a 911 call that came in at 12:39 a.m. Friday them that somebody had been injured at 901 Main St. and was bleeding.

  • Sports Bulletin Board: March 17, 2012

    Bagdad Ruritan Club T-ball, baseball & softball sign-ups

  • Arrest made in Waddy, I-64 shooting

    Kentucky State Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that happened Thursday night in Waddy.

    Timothy O’Shea Johnson, 25, of Danville, has been charged with first-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Finchville couple remains in hospital

    Darryl Brooks, 49, and Tracey Brooks, 48, were injured when Darryl Brooks lost control of the 2004 Ford Explorer he was driving and ran off the road and into a tree.

    The Sentinel-Newsreported previously that the couple was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital, and that that Darryl Brooks was no longer hospitalized. But that information, supplied by hospital officials, was incorrect, family members said.

  • Shelby girl gives up horse camp to help tornado victim

    With communities all around the state and even the nation sending massive amounts of donations to help those in Eastern Kentucky displaced by tornadoes, it took one little girl’s contribution to put everything in perspective for her family and friends – and maybe all of us.

    Ella Hoehner is 7 years old, and a second-grader at Wright Elementary. Her love of horses has grown so much during her short life that it is legendary in her family.

  • Wills denied bond

    Jody Wills, the Shelby County woman serving a 10-year sentence for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer, wore an orange prison jumpsuit into Shelby County Circuit Court on Wednesday in an attempt to convince the judge to let her out on bond.

    She failed.

    Wills went to prison in December, when Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman revoked her probation for failure to honor her restitution schedule, and Wednesday, he denied her request to be let out on bond while she is awaiting her appeal of his prior ruling.