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  • Schools should be out by June 6

     

    After much discussion, legislators have agreed on how school districts in Kentucky can make up time they lost when winter weather canceled classes this year.

    But the districts in Taylor County have their own plans in the works that will see school dismissed for summer break just days after they had planned.

    According to State Sen. Sara Beth Gregory, R-Monticello, in the agreement, school districts are still to try and reach 1,062 hours of lessons this year, and they can be made up however districts prefer.

  • CKNJ to profile candidates

     

    This year's primary election is less than two months away, and the CKNJ has begun gathering information about candidates to give to readers.

    Today, letters and questionnaires were mailed to those who have opposition on the May 20 election ballot.

    The questionnaires ask candidates to tell the CKNJ about themselves and answer a few questions about why they are running for office, why people should vote for them and their stance on some issues.

  • Police chief lobbys in D.C. for safer roads

     

    As a police officer, he has often patrolled the streets. But last Tuesday, he patrolled the hallways of the United States Capitol.

    Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette met with several U.S. congressmen last week, lobbying for their support about an issue that has long been discussed at the federal legislative level.

  • Cox to host Rally Rumble in Nashville

     

    She said it doesn't become real until it happens to someone you love.

    For Campbellsville resident Morgan Cox, cancer went from a distant fear to a frightening reality when her father, Tim, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in February 2010.

    Cox said watching the strength displayed by her father - and the several other patients she met when she accompanied him to his treatments - as he struggled to beat his cancer ignited a passion in her.

  • KSP raffle to raise money for summer camp

     

    This year's Kentucky State Police Trooper Island raffle features a GMC Sierra 1500 SLE pickup.

    Tickets are $10 each and money raised will go toward KSP's Trooper Island summer camp.

    Tickets are available from any Kentucky State Police trooper or Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer, or at any of the 16 KSP posts throughout the state. Only 20,000 tickets will be sold.

  • KSP raffle to raise money for summer camp

     

    This year's Kentucky State Police Trooper Island raffle features a GMC Sierra 1500 SLE pickup.

    Tickets are $10 each and money raised will go toward KSP's Trooper Island summer camp.

    Tickets are available from any Kentucky State Police trooper or Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer, or at any of the 16 KSP posts throughout the state. Only 20,000 tickets will be sold.

  • Pastor to serve 30 days for sex crimes

    A Campbellsville man, who has served as a pastor, has been sentenced to probation for sexually abusing two young girls. He will also spend 30 days in jail and register as a sex offender for his crimes.

    Guillermo E. Tamez, 63, of 109 Hill Crest Drive, was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury last August and charged with six counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a victim younger than 12.

    According to the indictment, Tamez allegedly had sexual contact with the girls between April 1 and April 30.

  • Cox receives J.W. Duke Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Parent joins Coppock service department
  • Bright receives citizen's valor award