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  • Spurling joins Mira Bella Salon staff

    Mira Bella Salon and owner Ginny Olbers announces the addition of hair stylist Becky Spurling to the staff. 

    Spurling is a cut and color specialist who comes to Mira Bella as a gifted professional stylist that can give you the style and look you've always wanted. 

    Walk-ins are now welcome at Mira Bella, which is located at 101 Laura Sue Humphress Drive next to Farm Bureau.

  • David Williams makes campaign stop in Campbellsville

    Jeff Moreland

    publisher@cknj.com

    Sen. David Williams, R-Burkesville, Kentucky's Republican gubernatorial candidate, was in Campbellsville on Wednesday afternoon to speak with local residents about his jobs and growth plan, as well as his plan to eliminate the state's personal income tax.

  • Grand jury indicts nine on burglary, drug charges

    Calen McKinney

    reporter@cknj.com

    A Campbellsville man has been indicted on charges of DUI and burglary after he allegedly stole another person's moped and drove while intoxicated.

    Christopher Ferrell, 30, of 103 Lyon St., was indicted last week after a special session of the Taylor County grand jury.

    Ferrell was charged with second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking more than $500; DUI, his second offense; driving on a revoked or suspended license and third-degree criminal mischief.

  • Reward offered for information about local man's death

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office, in agreement with family members, is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the conclusion of the investigation into the death of Adam Hogan.

    Hogan, 29, was last seen with friends on Sept. 1, 2010. Human remains were found in a cornfield last Oct. 21, which were identified as Hogan's a month later.

    The cause of Hogan's death is still undetermined, though Taylor County Sheriff's deputies have not ruled out foul play.

  • Man charged with selling marijuana

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with selling marijuana.

    Jacob S. Wooley, 21, of 434 Kenny St., was arrested at 11:22 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

    According to Wooley's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Ben Riggs arrested him on an outstanding warrant.

    While being arrested, court records state, Wooley's girlfriend gave Riggs four bags of marijuana.

    Wooley allegedly told Riggs that he had been selling marijuana to make ends meet.

  • One injured in Kerr Street crash

    A woman was injured Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of North Carden Street and Kerr Street.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded to the crash at 6:56 p.m.

    Eulon Wesley, 86, was driving a 1998 Ford Taurus south on North Carden.

    After stopping at a stop sign, Wesley struck a 2000 Dodge Neon driven by Stormy Lachowicz, 19, while attempting to cross Kerr Street.

  • KY 527 to close for drainage work

    Motorists traveling along KY 527 in Taylor County will see the road closed on Wednesday.

    Taylor County maintenance crews will be performing drainage improvements between Robinson Avenue and University Drive.

    The closure is expected to take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • One injured in South Central crash

    A pedestrian was injured Wednesday after being struck by a car while attempting to cross the street.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Marshelia L. Cox of Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville was traveling south on South Central Avenue at 8:14 p.m. in a 2002 Ford Escort.

    The report states that Cox struck Jose Salinas Vargas, 22, who was attempting to cross the street.

  • Local Order of the Eastern Star chapter will celebrate 100th birthday Sunday

    For a century, they have come together to give back to the community. And on Sunday the Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star will celebrate its 100th birthday.

    The reception, which is open to the public, is from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Elk-Pit Masonic Hall on Elk Horn Road.

    Faye Adams, the current secretary of the local chapter, said the original by-laws book, which dates back to September 1911, will be on display during the reception. The book is signed by every member since the group's inception 100 years ago.

  • Local Order of the Eastern Star chapter will celebrate 100th birthday

    For a century, they have come together to give back to the community. And on Sunday the Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star will celebrate its 100th birthday.
    The reception, which is open to the public, is from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Elk-Pit Masonic Hall on Elk Horn Road.