Coach Cheatham’s Warriorettes defeat Lady Panthers, 59-30 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Logan Wells   
Wednesday, 25 November 2009 00:00
    On the return debut of Indiana hall of fame coach Donna Cheatham at Scottsburg, the atmosphere in Meyer Gym was electric. The all time winningness coach in IHSSA girls’ basketball history returned to the place where she won the 1989 state championship. Her new Warriorettes team took on the visiting Jennings County Lady Panthers and added to Cheatham’s wins with a 59-30 blowout on Friday, November 13..
    The game started off great for the Warriorettes as Symantha Norton scored on the very first possession, giving them a quick 2-0 lead and adding more excitement to the already eccentric crowd. Scottsburg then picked it up on the other end of the court playing pressure defense and holding the Lady Panthers to only four points in the quarter. However, after a three pointer and a quick steal by Courtney Means, the Warriorettes began to cool off. Then Scottsburg went on a 6-1 run late to extend their lead to 11-4 at the end of the quarter.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2009 12:44
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Uhlenbrock enters not guilty plea to murder charge in first court appearance Tuesday PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 18 November 2009 00:00
    The man accused of fatally shooting his stepfather and seriously wounding a family friend made his first courtroom appearance on Tuesday afternoon, November 10.
    Jason Frederick Uhlenbrock, 29, Austin, is charged with a count of murder and attempted murder in the death of Robin L. Everitt, 59, and the wounding of family friend Terry Carr. He allegedly grabbed a handgun laying on a counter at the Everitt home on Bogardus Road and emptied the magazine of the Sig Sauer 9mm gun during the incident. The shootings occurred shortly after 4 p.m.
    From information gathered, Uhlenbrock apparently bicycled to the house from his apartment on U.S. Highway 31 North in Austin to request use of a shotgun. Everitt reportedly refused his stepson's request. Prior to Uhlenbrock's visit, Robin Everitt and his wife, also named Robin, were entertaining a few friends, playing and discussing music. One of those friends, Terry Carr, was also allegedly shot in the abdomen by Uhlenbrock, as Carr sat on a sofa in the couple's living room.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2009 14:29
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Hearing held on reported violations of County's Unsafe Building Ordinance PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 18 November 2009 00:00
    A hearing preceded the normal business meeting of Scott County Commissioners on Monday night, November 2, involving several pieces of property alleged to have violated the county's Unsafe Building Ordinance.
    The session was scheduled to allow those property owners notified of possible violations a chance to talk with Commissioners and schedule action to correct the alleged violations.
    Commissioners were looking at three properties, 1887 North State Road 3, Lexington; 1276 North Boatman Road, Scottsburg; and 4027 West State Road 56, Scottsburg. A couple who owns one of the pieces of property attended the hearing. After talking with the couple, who is divorcing and is in the midst of a dispute over ownership, Commissioners told them to work out their legal problems and get the property cleaned up.
    Ken McMichael, chairman of the Greater Scott County Chamber of Commerce's Agri-Business Committee, appeared before the officials to get their continued support for the Farmers' Market that operated at the Fairgrounds this past spring and summer.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2009 14:31
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Suspect in toddler's death facing possible 45- to 65-year sentence on murder charge filed in case PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 11 November 2009 00:00
    Jason Carl Hensley, the suspect charged in the October 28 beating death of two-year-old Jacob Matthew Lord, could be facing a prison sentence of up to 65 years if he is convicted of the charge of murder.
    The 26-year-old Hensley entered a not guilty plea during his initial hearing in Scott Circuit Court on the murder charge and the Class A felony charge of battery. The murder charge, advised Scott County Prosecutor Jason Mount, carries a mandatory sentence from 45 to 65 years. The battery charge carries a probable sentence from 20 to 50 years.  
    Jacob, his alleged victim, died without regaining consciousness on October 28 at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    The toddler was taken to Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg by his mother, Shawn Lord, and Hensley, described as Shawn Lord's boyfriend, some time early on the morning of October 28. The woman told Detective Brian Busick with the Indiana State Police, Sellersburg post, that she left the child in the care of Hensley around 4 p.m. on  October 27 at Hensley's Austin apartment. She said when she came back to the apartment around 6 p.m., the toddler was asleep on the floor.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2009 09:19
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Three criminals receive lengthy prison sentences on November 3 in Circuit Court hearings PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 11 November 2009 00:00
    Three convicted people learned their fates during sentencings in separate criminal cases conducted on Tuesday, November 3, in Scott Circuit Court.
    Jason D. Arbuckle, 35, Lexington, received the longest sentence. His prison stay will be 30 years for dealing in methamphetamine, a Class A felony.
    Arbuckle may be remembered as the defendant who didn't show up for his own trial on that charge this past August. He was arrested and charged with the felony dealing count in June, 2006, after selling the illegal meth to a female undercover officer with the Indiana State Police. His trial was the first in Scott County held in absentia, without the defendant present. The jury quickly found that Arbuckle was guilty of the charge on August 5. He was located and arrested on August 13. A mental examination was requested by Arbuckle at the end of that month. That was done and submitted to the court in September.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2009 09:22
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