.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • 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:

  • Saying goodbye

    On Monday, the waiting rooms are full, with some there just for a routine visit and others in need of medical attention. The phone rings incessantly in the background.

    Concerned parents ask questions, and the faint sound of a baby crying can be heard from the front desk.

    Along the walls are framed photographs given to him by his patients, some with him pictured as well.

    He walks out of an exam room with a medical chart in his hands, wearing a white lab coat and carrying a well-worn medical bag. He runs his hands through his graying hair and takes a breath.

  • Junior Miss was outstanding

    Many little girls grow up looking forward to their chance to participate in the annual Junior Miss program.

    This year, 21 young women participated in the 2010 Taylor County Junior Miss program. Their performances were outstanding - off stage as well as on stage. Throughout the summer, the girls spent hours practicing and working on the program. They also participated in community service projects.

    That kind of sportsmanship is needed in all areas of life.

  • Durham High School Reunion is Sept. 4-6

    The Durham High School Reunion is set for Sept. 4-6, and events for all ages have been planned.

    Activities begin Friday with a food court at 11 a.m. until mid-afternoon. Menu items for sale will include pinto beans and cornbread, fried chicken, chili, an assortment of desserts and drinks. Delivery will be available to businesses that place an order of five or more.

    On Friday night, reunion attendees will attend this year's first Music in the Park event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Miller Park Amphitheater. Campbellsville resident Doug Lamb will be performing.

  • MeLeigha Pollock wins Junior Miss

    MeLeigha Pollock was named the 2010 Taylor County Junior Miss on Saturday evening. Pollock also earned preliminary awards in interview, talent, self expression and fitness.

    The daughter of Michael and Susie Pollock, she played the piano as her talent.

    Morgan Murrell was named first runner-up. She also earned preliminary awards in talent and fitness and took home the scholastic award.

    Ariel Beam was second runner-up and also won a fitness preliminary.

    Chloe Tucker was third runner-up and earned preliminaries in interview and self expression.