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Today's News

  • Bruckers could face separate trials

    Dale and Brianna Brucker may face separate trials, separated by 2 months, if Circuit Judge Samuel Spalding decides to sever their cases.

    Brianna Brucker, 22, and Dale Brucker, 28, who are charged in connection with a July 2012 murder, are already represented separately. If the judge severs the cases, Dale Brucker will be tried starting on Aug. 24, while Brianna Brucker will be tried on Oct. 26. They have a pre-trial conference on Aug. 4.

  • Houk celebrates 40th anniversary

    Richard RoBards first met Suzy Houk in 1972, when he was working for the News-Journal as the sports editor.

    As part of the Taylor County High School newspaper staff, Houk and the other members would come by the News-Journal office — which was then located on Main Street — and compose their school paper.

    Even though Houk graduated from TCHS in 1973, it would not be her last encounter with RoBards, or the newspaper industry.

  • Drowning victim still missing

    Emergency personnel in Taylor, Green and Hart counties are still searching for a person who fell out of a canoe late Wednesday morning on Green River.

    “We’re still searching, and we’re still hopeful that we’ll find him,” Campbellsville Fire Chief Kyle Smith said.

    According to a report by Smith, the 66-year-old man and another man were canoeing on Green River in separate canoes at about 11:15 a.m.

  • Governor signs rape kit bill

    A resolution that Gov. Steve Beshear (D) signed on Monday, March 23, directs the state auditor to study the number of untested rape kits.
    Senate Resolution 20, which passed the State Senate by a vote of 35 - 0 and the State House of Representatives by a vote of 98 - 0, requires that

    Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Adam Edelen’s office’s report must be sent to the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission by Nov. 1 of this year.

  • Search for armed man ends in Boyle County

    The search for 36-year-old Matthew Dale Grider, of Casey County, ended Thursday afternoon in a field in Boyle County, after Grider fatally shot himself, according to Kentucky State Police.

    The search began Wednesday evening around 4:30 p.m. after a Kentucky State Police DESI (Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations) East Task Force Officer stopped to check on a stranded motorist on Sand Knob Road in Casey County.

    After running the vehicle’s license plate number, he discovered the owner, Grider, had active arrest warrants, the release states.

  • Grandview wins 'Facility of the Year'

    The Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility won the 2014 Facility of the Year as awarded by the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities and celebrated the honor with residents, friends and the community on Friday, March 27.

    An independent panel of judges awarded the distinction of Facility of the Year to Grandview based on strict criteria focusing on the quality of care for residents.

    The 81-bed facility offers residents a wide variety of interests and top-level health care while being an important member of the Campbellsville community.

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  • Two indicted for alleged pizza robbery

    A Taylor County grand jury indicted two Campbellsville men on Tuesday in connection to a robbery that occurred around the new year.

    Joshua A. Gill, 25, and Demarkquis Webb, 19, both of Ray Street in Campbellsville, were each charged with first-degree robbery, a Class B Felony. The indictments accuse the two of using the threat of force to rob a person on Dec. 31, 2014, and Jan. 1.

  • Shaving for a Cure raises money for cancer research