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Today's News

  • Early Arrivals

    The Gibbs family's roller coaster ride has finally slowed to the gentle pace of a carousel.

    "They told us it would be a roller coaster," Anne Gibbs said Monday, nearly five months after the premature birth of twin daughters Julia and Madeline.

    "There were times when we'd have a great day ..." her husband Chris says, and Anne quickly finishes his statement, "And the next day I'd be crying my eyes out."

    Julie and Maddie were born on Feb. 22 at 24 weeks, though they weren't due until June 11.

  • One injured in Beartrack Road collision

    A Campbellsville man was injured Tuesday in a motorcycle collision on Beartrack Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's office report, Thomas Grammer, 21, of 1898 Old Lebanon Road was traveling east on Beartrack Road at about 6 p.m. when he lost control of his 2000 Suzuki TL 1000 motorcycle, ran off the road and struck a tree.

    Read more on this story and others in Thursday's print edition.

  • Sheriff's department finds marijuana plants

    A Taylor County man was arrested Tuesday night after sheriff's deputies found marijuana growing in his backyard.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's office report, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call at 149 Tabernacle Road at about 9:15 p.m.

    After arriving at the home, the report states, deputies found that Mitchell Wright, 24, had already fled from the residence.

    Read more on this story and others in Thursday's print edition.

  • Circuit Court action for June 29

    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.

    On Taylor Circuit Court Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George's May 19 docket:

  • Campbellsville man sentenced in Marion

    A Campbellsville man was sentenced in Marion Circuit Court recently.

    Ciro Alcarez, 26, of 710 High Pine was granted a five-year pretrial diversion for charges of first-degree wanton endangerment and sexual misconduct.

    He was also ordered to be deported.

  • 11-12s headed to state

    It's probably a good thing that Campbellsville's 11-12-year-old All Star coach Tony Frogge is married to a physician, because his team has been trying to send him into cardiac arrest for the past two games.

    Campbellsville pulled its second straight come-from-behind win, a 9-5 affair over Washington County Tuesday night at Miller Park, to claim the 5th District title. The team starts play in the state tournament this weekend in Richmond.

  • Public record for July 13

    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.

    District Civil Filed

    09-C-176, filed 6/12/09; Midland Funding LLC v. Jeffrey Finn of Meader Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $3,308.83, interest and court costs.

  • TRH to offer bloodborne pathogens course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course Tuesday, July 14 from 1 to 2 p.m.

    The American Heart Association Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course is designed to provide essential yet simple information to help protect people in their work setting.

  • Leadership class seeks students

    A community's wealth relies a great deal on its entrepreneurs, according to Ron Hustedde, extension professor in the Department of Community and Leadership Development in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

    Hustedde is the director of Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute, which is recruiting in 22 south central Kentucky counties for its next class of fellows.

    The institute is looking for 30 people who are interested in building entrepreneurial-friendly communities and coaching individual entrepreneurs.

  • Taylor, Downs in All-Star game on Saturday

    Campbellsville High School seniors-to-be Bryton Taylor and Thomas Downs will play for the West team in the Kentucky High School Coaches' Junior All-Star basketball game on Saturday at Bellarmine University.

    The West team consists of players from the Fifth and Sixth Regions while the East squad is made up of players from the Seventh and Eighth Regions.

    Taylor competed recently in the B/C Camp at Georgetown College while Downs is considered a Division 1 prospect in football, being observed at summer work-outs by Kentucky, Louisville and Western Kentucky.