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Today's News

  • Historic sites, coloring book available

    A free Campbellsville Historic Sites booklet with is now available for those who are interested in the history of buildings and sites in downtown Campbellsville and Taylor County. The booklets are available at Cozy Comforts, Chandler's Office Supply and Tucker Diamonds and Gold.

    Kids Color Campbellsville is a new coloring book featuring drawings of historical buildings for children to color.

    The books are available at Cozy Comforts on Main Street for $5 each.

  • Public Record for Nov. 10

    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

  • Man charged with receiving stolen property

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with receiving stolen property and sheriff's deputies are searching for the man's partner in crime.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a call last Tuesday at about 10 p.m. that items were falling out of a trailer being pulled by a truck traveling east on New Lebanon Road.

    As deputies attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver turned onto Sportsman Lake Road. The report states that the vehicle was found abandoned about two miles away.

  • Resident accused of receiving stolen property

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested for being in possession of stolen property.

    Last Monday, Campbellsville Police officers, while conducting an investigation into some stolen property, arrested Jimmy Dale Tungate, 29.

    According to a Campbellsville Police news release, Tungate was allegedly in possession of numerous items that had previously been reported to police and the Taylor County Sheriff's Office as stolen from a home on Twin Creeks Drive.

  • Man accused of abusing child

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with abusing a child.

    Last Monday, the Campbellsville Police Department received a report of possible child abuse.

    After an investigation, Joseph "Joey" H. Cooper, 26, of Sunset Drive, was arrested and charged with second-degree criminal abuse of a child age 12 or younger.

    According to Cooper's arrest citation, a 7-year-old boy was found in his care with several bruises, including under his eye and on his chest, biceps and back.

  • Circuit Court Action for Nov. 10

    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. 16 Docket:

  • Kentucky State Police statistics

    During the month of October, Kentucky State Police troopers working in the Post 15 area of Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington counties investigated 26 traffic collisions.

    There were three fatal crashes in October in the Post 15 area.

    Dianna L. Cheser, 44, of Springfield, was killed on Oct. 4 in Washington County.

    Billy Grider, 41, of Columbia, was killed on Oct. 7 in Adair County.

    And Mackenzie Bryant, 17, of Jamestown, was killed on Oct. 11 in Russell County.

  • Clerk releases precinct by precinct election results

     

    Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney recently released precinct by precinct results for the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

    To download the results, click the link below.

  • CMS students dress up for Red Ribbon Week

     

    Campbellsville Middle School hosted Red Ribbon Week the week of Oct. 27-31. Students participated in dress-up days and received a red ribbon to wear for the week.

    The week commemorates the work of Special Agent Camarena and his dedication to eliminating drugs in the United States. Red Ribbon week has been celebrated the last week of October each year since 1985.

    Monday was wear red day.

    Tuesday was be a hero ... help encourage and respect others day.

  • CMS students visit dairy farm

     

    Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade students recently visited Corbin's Dairy Farm through a grant provided by KidFriendly.

    KidFriendly grant supports efforts to provide real-life career experiences to students through on site trips.