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  • Firefighters respond to report of smoke inside home

     

    Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel responded on Tuesday morning to the report of smoke inside a home on Hawk Landing. The homeowner reported to Campbellsville/Taylor County E-911 dispatchers that the home might have been struck by lightning the night before. No injuries were reported and the firefighters left the scene in about a half hour.

  • One injured in Meader Street crash

     

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel and Campbellsville Police officers responded to a two-vehicle crash at about 8 p.m. Thursday night at the intersection of Meader Street and North Columbia Avenue. Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel were called to the scene to evaluate a child who was a passenger in one of the vehicles and might have been injured in the impact. At press time, no official report about the crash had been released.

  • Vehicle collides with motorcycle on 210 bypass

     

  • Ashley Portraits Opens

     

     Photographer and artist Kent Ashley recently opened Ashley Portraits in Campbellsville. Specializing in weddings, senior portraits, commercial fashion and family portraits, Ashley Portraits opened in 2007 in Lexington. Private art lessons and portrait art are also available.

    He is a graduate of Bryan College in Dayton, Tenn. Ashley and his wife, Stacey, have a daughter, Kathryn.

    To schedule an appointment, call (859) 227-4751.

  • Green River Lake's "Big Oak" Tree Falls

     

  • Police offer tips to prevent vehicle theft

    October is national Crime Prevention Month and Campbellsville Police Department is offering tips to help residents stay safe.

    Officers are focusing on preventing vehicle theft, because Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette says when most vehicles are broken into, their doors have been left unlocked.

    According to information Hazlette provided, here is the criminal's point of view when he or she is contemplating burglarizing a motor vehicle.

  • CU to stage "9 to 5"

     

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department and Town Hall Productions will stage Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" the musical, starting today, Thursday, Oct. 9.

    Performances will be in the Russ Mobley Theater on campus tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m., tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

    "9 to 5" was originally a movie, which Parton made into an iconic musical in 2008. The story revolves around three women, Doralee, Violet and Judy, as they try to get rid of their oppressive boss.

  • CU to stage "9 to 5"

     

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department and Town Hall Productions will stage Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" the musical, starting today, Thursday, Oct. 9.

    Performances will be in the Russ Mobley Theater on campus tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m., tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

    "9 to 5" was originally a movie, which Parton made into an iconic musical in 2008. The story revolves around three women, Doralee, Violet and Judy, as they try to get rid of their oppressive boss.

  • CU to stage "9 to 5"

     

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department and Town Hall Productions will stage Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" the musical, starting today, Thursday, Oct. 9.

    Performances will be in the Russ Mobley Theater on campus tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m., tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

    "9 to 5" was originally a movie, which Parton made into an iconic musical in 2008. The story revolves around three women, Doralee, Violet and Judy, as they try to get rid of their oppressive boss.

  • Newton faces Wise for county sheriff

     

    Two people want the job of protecting Taylor Countians, but voters will decide which candidate they want in charge.

    On Nov. 4, voters will be asked to vote for either current Taylor County Sheriff Allen Newton to continue in his duties, or for challenger Paul Wise to take over.

    Central Kentucky News-Journal staff members sent questionnaires to all candidates who filed in contested races on this year's general election ballot.