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Today's News

  • Campbellsville resident still missing

    Taylor County Sheriff's deputies are still searching for a Campbellsville man who has been missing for three weeks.

    According to a news release issued Friday, Sept. 10, James "Adam" Hogan, 29, was reported missing by his family on Thursday, Sept. 2.

    Deputy Mark Dickens is investigating.

    Dickens said Hogan is a white male, 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He reported that Hogan's mother says her son has brownish blond hair and tattoos on his upper arms.

  • ELECTION: Judge, 11th Judical District

    Incumbent Connie Sullivan Phillips will face challenger Jeff Eastham in the November race for 2nd Division District Judge in Taylor, Green, Marion and Washington counties.

    Ninety percent of all Kentuckians involved in court proceedings appear before district court. Juvenile matters, city and county ordinances, misdemeanors, traffic offenses, probate of wills, felony preliminary hearings, small claims and civil cases involving $4,000 or less are all district court matters, as well as voluntary and involuntary mental commitments and cases relating to domestic violence and abuse.

  • Operation Christmas Child accepting boxes

    Campbellsville residents Will and Geri Stephens will once again collect Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes to be sent to needy families around the world.

    Last year, the couple collected 3,284 boxes.

    Boxes will be accepted beginning in October and continuing through Sunday, Nov. 21.

    Each box will contain a booklet in the recipient's own language that shares the story of Jesus. Those making the boxes may also include a photo of themselves and a note to the recipient.

  • Somerset shellacks Taylor County 71-8

    Taylor County was coming off a 38-point win over Jackson County in its district opener while Somerset, the state’s top-rated Class 3-A squad, entered the contest with 38 touchdowns on the season.

    The 7-0 Briar Jumpers added to their 6.33 touchdown average per game by rolling up 10 TDs and a safety in rolling over the home-standing Cardinals 71-8 on Friday night.

  • It's October so basketball can't be too far away

    During the old days, basketball didn’t start until after Thanksgiving. Times do change, and now the hoop scene gets going around Halloween.

    The Campbellsville University men begin that afternoon in an exhibition game at Western Kentucky University.

    Coach Keith Adkins’ Tigers will also play an exhibition game at Oklahoma State vs. former CU coach Travis Ford’s Cowboys the following Friday, Nov. 5.

    The CU men begin regular-season play vs. Southern University at New Orleans in the Georgetown Classic on Friday, Nov. 12.

  • Campbellsville resident missing for a month

    Taylor County Sheriff's deputies are still searching for a Campbellsville man who has been missing for a little more than a month now.

    James "Adam" Hogan, 29, was reported missing by his family on Thursday, Sept. 2.

    Deputy Mark Dickens is investigating.

    Hogan is a white male, 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brownish blond hair and tattoos on his upper arms.

  • Juvenile injured after being struck by vehicle

    A juvenile was injured after being struck by a vehicle Sunday evening.

    According to a Campbellsville Police Report, a 17-year-old was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt along Ford Street and struck a 12-year-old. Neither the name of the driver nor the name of the victim was released.

    The victim was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel for treatment. No information was available as to their condition at press time.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Travis Begley investigated.

     

  • Brockman elected chairman of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

    Dr. Edward Britt Brockman, Louisville ophthalmologist and managing partner at John-Kenyon American Eye Institute, was recently unanimously elected as chairman of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.

    Brockman also has an office in Campbellsville.

  • Business Spotlight - Crazy Horse Archery and Tackle

    If you would like your business to be featured in Business Spotlight, contact Staff Writer James Roberts at 465-8111 or by e-mail at writer@cknj.com.

    Shawn Canada opened Crazy Horse Archery and Tackle in July 1993. Located at 2422 New Columbia Road, the business is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday though Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Crazy Horse has two employees.

    Q: Describe your business.

  • Burn ban in effect

    A burn ban is now in effect.

    According to Ronnie Dooley, Taylor County Emergency Management public information coordinator and assistant E-911 supervisor, the statewide burn ban began Oct. 1 and runs through Dec. 15.

    Any burning before 6 p.m. must be at least 150 feet away from woods or forestland.