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Today's News

  • Man accused of selling drugs

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with selling cocaine after police were called to his home to investigate a possible overdose.

    James Clinton Whitehouse, 23, of 1588 Sanders Road was arrested Tuesday, April 6 at 4:22 p.m.

    According to Whitehouse's arrest citation, Taylor County Sheriff's Office received a report of a possible overdose at his home.

  • Helping Hands

    She was 14 years old and her appendix had to be removed.

    After being turned away from a local hospital because she couldn't pay for the procedure, she had no choice but to go home. And, in Ecuador, that often means going home to die.

    But a group of Campbellsville surgeons and emergency room nurses and technicians were able to perform the surgery for free.

    "We took her appendix out," Dr. Robert Romines said. "She went home the next morning."

  • CU to host 24God youth event

    Campbellsville University will host 24God Ministries, a youth conference on campus for children grades six through 12, on Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Badgett Academic Support Center at 110 University Drive.

    The cost for attendance is $20, which includes two days of worship and fellowship, dinner, lunch and a T-shirt. Lodging arrangements can be made with the local churches or host facilities.

  • Public record for April 8

    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.

    Traffic

    Adam M. Edwards, no/expired registration plate and receipt, dismissed.

    Nevell V. Spivey, speeding, $143, state traffic school.

    Kaila B. Tenney, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, dismissed.

  • CU piano ensemble to perform spring concert

    The Campbellsville University Piano Ensemble will give its spring concert Thursday, April 8 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center at 210 University Drive.

    Now entering its third year, the piano ensemble has already gained recognition for its performances, according to Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music. It was the winner of both the 2008 and 2009 KMTA Bluegrass Young Artists Piano Ensemble Competitions.

  • TRH to offer 'Violence in the Workplace' class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a "Violence in the Workplace" class on Thursday, April 8 from 8 to 10 a.m.

    The course is an overview of responses to potentially violent situations in a work setting, how to recognize a possibly dangerous situation and how to formulate a plan to defuse a violent action.

    All classes are in the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville and cost $10 for non-TRH team members. Richard Phillips, staff development coordinator, is the class presenter.

  • Lady Cards improve to 8-0 with pair of Florida triumphs

    Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals won their first two games in the Florida Beach Bash to improve their overall softball record to 8-0.

    Chelsea Nicholas went 3-4 with three doubles, scored two runs and had three RBI while Karrie Cave went 2-2 with a single, a double, an RBI and two walks as coach Kelly Townsend’s club beat 13th-rated Assumption 10-3 on Monday.

    Bethany Skaggs picked up the win, scattering nine hits while striking out four.

    Taylor County edged Lone Oak 7-6 in eight innings on Tuesday.

  • CU to host job/career fair April 7

    Campbellsville University will host a job/career fair Wednesday, April 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Student Activities Center.

    More than 35 employers with full-time, part-time and internship opportunities will attend. The job/career fair is offered as a service to our graduating seniors, but is open to all students, CU alumni and the community.

    Teresa Elmore, director of career services at Campbellsville University, said the job/career fair is an event open to networking and internship opportunities for all. She said entrance requires professional/appropriate dress.

  • CHS loses at Southwestern 9-4

    Campbellsville High dropped its third baseball game in five decisions with a 9-4 setback at Southwestern on Tuesday.

    The Eagles led 2-1 until the Warriors tallied three runs in the third and five more in the fourth.

    Taylor Levi and Mason Wethington had two hits apiece for the Eagles with Levi scoring two runs and driving in one.

    Levi Murray doubled in a run in for CHS while Ben Janes and Aaron Schwoebel collected singles.

  • Lady Eagles fall at home to Metcalfe

    Campbellsville’s Lady Eagle softball team fell for the fourth time in as many tries this season but went the distance in a 10-1 home loss to Metcalfe County on Thursday night.

    The Lady Eagles (0-4), who had lost at Green County 14-0 in five innings, to Bethlehem 13-2 in six innings and 13-3 at Hart County in five innings, gave up several unearned runs and trailed the visiting Lady Hornets 10-1 after 2 1/2 innings.