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  • Former Campbellsville man pleads guilty in federal court

    The former Campbellsville man who lured an underage girl into sexual activity through his MySpace page has pleaded guilty to the crimes in federal court.

    Timothy Scott Richerson of Greensburg pleaded guilty in United States District Court on Friday, July 11 before United States District Court Senior Judge Karl S. Forester.

    Richerson was indicted in March on charges of using a computer to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity.

  • UpdateCampbellsville woman named Miss Kentucky

    Campbellsville native Emily Cox became the second in her family to win the Miss Kentucky crown this past weekend.

    Cox, 22, competed against 31 contestants from across the state for the Miss Kentucky title at the Singletary Center for the Arts on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington.

    Cox, who had won the title of Miss Bowling Green, is the daughter of Ricky Cox and Jenny Cox, both of Campbellsville. Cox's aunt, Nancy Cox Kenny, won the Miss Kentucky crown in 1990.

    Cox said winning the crown was incredible.

  • UpdateCampbellsville man charged with murder

    A teddy bear and flowers. Two candles. The message "R.I.P D-BOY" spray-painted in white on asphalt.

    A makeshift memorial now marks the spot where 31-year-old David Brad Williams was shot and killed Sunday.

    Three people have been arrested in connection with the shooting, which took place just after 1 a.m. near the basketball courts on Clem Haskins Boulevard.

  • UpdateOne dies, another injured in KY 210 wreck

    A Campbellsville University student is dead and a woman was air-lifted to Louisville on Friday at about 4:10 p.m. as a result of a two-car collision on KY 210 about 5 miles from Campbellsville, according to a Taylor County Sheriff's Department press release.

    The man who died was identified as 23-year-old Jonathan Bruckert, a senior at Campbellsville University, according to the university Web site.

  • EDA faces budget shortfall

    Taylor County's industrial recruiter will have to do more with less this year.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Economic Development Authority's 2008-2009 budget predicts a $36,655 shortfall.

    "Everything is basically the same," said Ron McMahan, executive director of Team TTaylor County's industrial recruiter will have to do more with less this year.aylor County, the umbrella group that houses the EDA. "It's about as bare bones as you can get."

  • Man appeals 20-year-old sentence

    One of two men who escaped from prison and shot at local police officers two decades ago has had his latest attempt to void his prison sentence denied.

    Ronnie Leslie Hudson, 49, of Eddyville filed his latest motion on his own behalf at the Taylor Circuit Clerk's Office in May.

    Last week, Hudson filed a notice requesting that Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George issue a ruling in his case. George denied Hudson's motion on July 14.

  • Man violates sex registry terms

    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to five years' probation for violating the terms of his sex offender registration.

    Richard "Ricky" Dale Johnson, 38, appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, July 8.

    In May, Johnson pleaded guilty to violating the terms of his sex offender registration. A first-degree persistent felony offender charge was dismissed.

  • Man accused of firing handgun

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon after he allegedly shot a handgun outside.

    Anthony Jermaine Smith, 22, of 347 Handley St. was arrested just after midnight on Friday, July 11.

    According to Smith's arrest citation, witnesses told police that they saw Smith fire a handgun while standing outside of a vehicle parked on Bowman Street. The citation states two of the witnesses identified Smith as the person who fired the shots.

    After Smith was stopped by police, a search found a handgun underneath Smith's seat.

  • Campbellsville residents charged in sealed indictments

    Three Campbellsville residents have been charged with drug and other crimes in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Jeffrey Dewayne Mitchell, 27, of Scott Terrace Apartments, Apt. 8, was charged in three separate indictments with three counts of first-degree selling cocaine.

    Bond for two of the cases was set at 10 percent of $25,000. In the other case, bond was set at 10 percent of $15,000.

  • Campbellsville residents in Marion court

    Four Campbellsville residents appeared in Marion Circuit Court recently.

    They are:

    - Gilbert Bland, 59, of 232 Brockman Road in Campbellsville was sentenced to five years' probation for second-degree robbery and theft by unlawful taking more than $300. He was ordered to have no contact with Bo's Smoke Shop.