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Today's News

  • Moyers retires after more than 20 years at food pantry

     

    She has spent more than two decades making sure people in need have food to eat.

    And after serving thousands of clients, long-time Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry volunteer Marietta Moyers will retire from her position. Her last day at the food pantry will be Dec. 31.

    The Rev. Jim Murphy, who is president of the association, said several volunteers will pitch in to fill Moyers's position until someone is chosen to replace her.

  • Church builds home for woman in one day

     

    With tears in her eyes, she watches as the volunteers build her a place to live.

    Just a few weeks ago, on the same land, stood a home she couldn't afford to repair that had significant damage. But now, a new home stands where her old one used to be.

    And the majority of the home was built in a day - entirely from donations and volunteer labor.

    About 100 people pitched in on Saturday to build Ramona Penick of Greensburg, a long-time member at Beech Grove Baptist Church, a new home.

  • Indians hold off Eagles 51-49

     

  • Lady Indians romp 48-16

     

  • TCMS seventh grader earns spot in All-American Bowl

     

  • Cards triumph in battle of 5-0 teams

     

  • Fire department celebrates 100th anniversary

    Spread out across two tables are hundreds and hundreds of old photographs.

    As the firefighters pass by during their shifts, they pick up a few and look through them. Many recognize the people in the photos, while others remember responding to the scenes depicted.

    Campbellsville Fire Department celebrated its 100th anniversary this October. And while the anniversary date has passed, that doesn't mean officials aren't working to recognize the milestone.

  • Public Record for Dec. 15

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "On the Record" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Misdemeanors

    • Joshua A. Lewis, second-degree fleeing or evading police, $153; resisting arrest, 30 days in jail probated for 24 months.

  • Man charged with taking gun into Walmart

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with having a concealed gun at Walmart.

    Tavin Grayson, 27, of East Broadway, was arrested on Thursday, Nov. 27, at 5:55 p.m.

    According to Grayson's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Jacob Hedgespeth wrote that a loss prevention officer approached him as he was patrolling the store. The officer told Hedgespeth, court records state, that a man in the store had a pistol in his boot and customers were complaining.

  • Man charged with firing gun in home

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested for firing a gun inside a home and threatening to kill two people.

    Daniel Mings, 57, of Bright Ridge Road, was arrested Thursday, Dec. 4, at 4:03 p.m.

    According to court records, Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Branden Wilson responded to a report of a man being intoxicated and shooting a gun inside a home.

    Records state that Mings allegedly pointed the gun at a woman and her child and told him he was going to blow their heads off.