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Today's News

  • CHS slides to 0-2 with home setback

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  • School bus stolen, crashes into police cars

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses after officers say he stole a school bus and led them on a chase.

    Ronald Vanheck, 33, of 726 Buckner St. was arrested at 4:34 p.m. on Saturday after Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Cox tried to stop Vanheck while he was driving the Taylor County School bus on Roberts Road. Vanheck refused, and a pursuit followed - with Vanheck eventually colliding with a Campbellsville Police cruiser and then backing into Cox's vehicle.

    Vanheck was taken into custody and lodged in the Taylor County jail.

  • Circuit Court Action

    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 Judge Allan Bertram's Aug. 4 docket:

  • Man accused of firing gun near woman

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and is charged with assault after he allegedly shot a gun near a woman.

    James C. Whitehouse, 23, of 1588 Sanders Road was arrested at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25 by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Underwood.

    According to Whitehouse's arrest warrant, he is accused of threatening to kill the woman on Saturday, Aug. 22 and then firing a pistol near her face while she was sitting inside a vehicle.

  • Another Campbellsville Police officer suspended

    A second Campbellsville Police officer is the subject of an investigation.

    According to City Attorney John Bertram, the new investigation is not related to the one launched in July regarding an officer.

    Bertram said both officers have been suspended.

    Under state law, Bertram said he is not permitted to name the officers or provide any details of the investigations or whether the officers' suspensions are paid or unpaid.

    Both investigations are still under way, he said.

     

  • Public record for Aug. 31

    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.

    Small Claims Filed

    09-S-092, filed 8/21/09; Gerald Pruyear of Pitman Valley Road in Campbellsville v. Theresa Allen of East Walnut Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for furniture, $500 and court costs.

    District Civil Filed

  • A high rescue

    There was a little more drama than Melvyn Douglas expected Monday when Ray's Tree Service showed up to trim some trees on his property on Beechwood Drive.

    A lever controlling the company's bucket truck stopped working and an employee was stuck 40 feet above ground.

    Street department employee Kenny Childers arrived in another bucket truck, this one owned by the City of Campbellsville, and was able to rescue the man who was trapped.

  • Where are all the women?

    What do Brenda Allen, Barkley Taylor, Amy Anderson, Lillian Clark, Vangie Ford, Julie Shields, Angie Johnson, Sharon Hoskins, Connie Phillips, Patti Phillips, Pat Hall, Sue Smith and Suzanne Wilson have in common?

    They are the only women in Taylor County elected to public office.

    So, believe it or not, of the thousands of women in Taylor County, there are but 13 who serve in positions of elected leadership.

  • Man arrested on burglary charges

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with third-degree burglary.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Richard A. Harrington, 41, was arrested by Campbellsville Police at around 7:30 p.m. on Friday. He allegedly broke into an office at Crescent Hill Manor.

    He was lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Campbellsville Police Detective Travis Begley investigated.

  • Circuit Court action for Aug. 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.

    Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George's July 31 docket: