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  • Ferrie joins Salon 121

     

    Tonya Ferrie recently joined Salon 121.

    Ferrie is a master stylist with experience in men's and women's cuts, highlights, lowlights and multidimensional color.

    She also offers waxing and nail care services, including pedicures.

    To make an appointment with Ferrie, call (270) 469-9665.

  • Man charged with sex crimes

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with having sex with a juvenile.

    Dustin L. Janes, 31, of Ethan Lane, was arrested last Monday at 5:20 p.m.

    According to court records, Janes allegedly admitted to Kentucky State Police troopers that he had sex with an underage juvenile three times. He also allegedly said he had oral sex with the juvenile once.

    Janes was charged with second-degree sodomy and three counts of second-degree rape.

  • Sex offender charged with violating registration terms

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with violating the terms of his sex offender registration.

    Roy Mace, 31, was arrested last Monday at about 5:30 p.m.

    According to Mace's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Bart Gilpin responded to the report of a man at City Hall causing a disturbance.

    Records state that Mace told Gilpin that he is homeless and not in compliance with the terms of his sex offender registration.

  • KCTCS will allow county to use fire training via 30-year lease

    The local state fire and rescue training center will soon be used once again.

    On Tuesday, magistrates voted to contract with the Kentucky Community & Technical College System to use the center for $1 a year for the next 30 years.

    After discussing the contract for a half hour in closed session, Magistrate Ed Gorin made a motion for the county to enter into the agreement, which Dr. James Jones seconded and was unanimously approved.

  • Local couple killed in Adair crash

     

    They loved helping others, serving God and being together. And, last Friday, they spent the last moments of their lives that way.

    John and Martha Boggs of Campbellsville died last Friday in a car crash in Columbia.

    According to a Columbia Police Department report, officers responded to the scene of a crash at the intersection of KY 55 and Veterans Memorial Bypass.

  • Curfew prohibits minors from staying out late

    Parents who let their children roam the city late at night are being warned that they are in violation of Campbellsville's curfew for minors ordinance.

    The ordinance, which has been in effect since 2000, sets a curfew for individuals younger than 18. Minors who aren't accompanied by a parent or guardian are prohibited from being in a public building or street between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday through Monday. On Friday and Saturday, the curfew is extended to 1 a.m.

  • Mother arrested, charged with leaving children alone

     

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with leaving her young children home alone.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a report from social services staff members on July 21 that a mother had left two small children home alone on July 16 at about 5:15 p.m.

  • Man arrested after threatening man with gun

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly threatened a man with a gun.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded on Monday at about 3 p.m. to a home on Osage Avenue to investigate the report of an intoxicated man with a gun.

    When officers arrived, according to the report, they came into contact with Kenny D. Webb, 48. Officers were able to see Webb, whom they saw had a handgun.

    The report states that Webb was seen knocking on the door of a home while shouting threats to the homeowner.

  • Former deputy gets probation, no jail time

     

    The former sheriff's deputy who broke the law he was hired to uphold has been sentenced to a year's probation for federal drug crimes.

    He faced as much as three decades in federal prison and a large fine.

    Billy Rice, a former Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy, of Campbellsville, was charged in early October with committing federal drug crimes. He had initially pleaded not guilty, but, in April, appeared before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. and pleaded guilty to three counts of distributing anabolic steroids.

  • U.S. Sen. Rand Paul speaks to chamber

     

    When he ran for office in 2010, he said he was worried about the national debt.

    Four years later, with the nation's debt increasing by about $1 million every minute, he said that worry continues.

    United States Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told a packed crowd at Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon on Monday that the United States borrows nearly $1 trillion a year, and the nation's debt has spiraled out of control to $17.5 trillion.