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Today's News

  • Firefighters extinguish field fire

     

    About 10 Taylor County Fire & Rescue firefighters responded on Saturday afternoon to the report of a field fire next to a home on Dragway Lane.

    The firefighters used two apparatus to extinguish the flames.

    The personnel were on the scene for about an hour. No injuries were reported and the nearby home suffered no damage.

  • One injured in Smith Ridge crash

     

    A Campbellsville woman was treated and released after a two-vehicle crash on Smith Ridge Road last Saturday.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, the crash happened at about 3:10 p.m.

    The report states that Marie Ratcliff, 68, of Martin Road, was traveling west on Smith Ridge Road in a 1993 Buick Regal when she was stopped to turn left onto Jacobs Trail.

    Diana Evans, 51, of Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville, was also traveling west in a 2001 Jeep.

  • Two charged in sealed indictments

    Two Campbellsville residents have been charged in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

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

    Thomas Sprowles, 49, of Hodgenville Road, was charged with first-degree selling less than 4 grams of a controlled substance and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Monday is deadline for voter registration

    Those who want to vote in the general election on Nov. 4 have just days left to register to do so.

    Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney said those wanting to register must come to his office to complete the paperwork or mail it by Monday. He said applications postmarked with Monday's date will be accepted.

    "So if you can't get by the office, that'll be OK, too," he said.

    Carney said his office staff members have received several new registrations, as many as 100, in the past few weeks.

  • Public Record for Oct. 2

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

    District Civil Settled

  • Circuit Court Action for Oct. 2

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

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Sept. 2 Docket:

  • Men charged with sending drugs through the mail

     

    Two Campbellsville man have been arrested and charged after they allegedly planned for one to send drugs in the mail to the other while he was incarcerated.

    Everette R. Fair, 28, of Logan Street, was arrested on Sept. 12 at about 2:15 p.m. and Benjamin A. Sallee, 22, of Spurlington Road, was arrested last Monday at about 1:45 p.m.

  • Resident charged with assault

     

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with assault.

    Joan Spalding Roberts, 24, of Skyline Drive, was arrested on Saturday at 5:44 p.m.

    According to court records, Roberts was allegedly involved in a verbal argument with someone that led to a physical altercation in which the person's arm was broken. The person received medical treatment.

    Roberts was charged with second-degree assault, which is a Class C felony punishable by as much as 10 years in prison.

  • Taylor County Sheriff's Office statistics

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office released its August activity report recently.

    The report includes 22 cases opened, 118 criminal arrests, 23 traffic collisions worked, four injury collisions worked, 115 arrest warrants served, 170 civil papers served, 14 citations issued, one DUI arrest, 561 complaints answered, 115 vehicles inspected, 1,493 hours worked and 12,108 miles driven.

  • Early Days for 10-2

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 30, 2004

    Paul and Shonda Malone of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Paul Cade Walker, at 10:34 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

    Jacob Grove Baptist Church celebrated its 136th anniversary and homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 19.

    Kentucky Christian School hosted its annual Grandparents Day on Tuesday, Sept. 7.