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Today's News

  • Man files lawsuit against jail

    A Taylor County man has filed suit alleging he didn't receive necessary medical treatment while he was an inmate at the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Attorney Derrick Helm of the Bertram & Wilson law firm in Jamestown filed the complaint on behalf of James Johnson in Taylor Circuit Court last Wednesday.

    Taylor County Jailer Rick Benningfield, individually and in his capacity as jailer, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers and Taylor County are listed as the defendants.

  • Circuit Court Action for March 18

    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 Judge Dan Kelly's March 2 docket:

  • TRH to offer basic life support class Thursday, April 1

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers new and recertification course Thursday, April 1 from 8 a.m. to noon at the TRH Learning & Resource Center.

    Basic Life Support will describe the particular phases of emergency cardiac care that prevents circulatory or respiratory arrest (or insufficiency) through prompt recognition and intervention, early entry into the EMS system or both and externally supports the circulation and respiration of a victim of cardiac or pulmonary arrest through BLS.

  • Public record for April 1

    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

    Scottie Lee Antle, license to be in possession, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, dismissed.

    Nicole Gerwitz, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Police chase ends in LaRue

    A Campbellsville man who was suspected of bringing drugs into Taylor County has been arrested and charged after he led police on a chase that reached speeds of 120 mph.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers received a report on Sunday that someone was attempting to bring drugs inside a vehicle into Taylor County at about 2:45 p.m.

    The report states that officers located the vehicle as it was entering Campbellsville and attempted to stop the driver on Shawnee Drive.

  • Taylor invited to Kentucky All-Star try-outs

    Campbellsville High School’s Bryton Taylor is among the invitees scheduled to be at Campbellsville University for the Kentucky All-Star basketball try-outs on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17.

    Taylor and North Hardin’s James Berry are the Fifth Region invitees along with Glasgow High School senior and CU signee Cameron Hall.

  • Baseball Tigers stay in thick of MSC race

    Coach Beauford Sanders’ Campbellsville University baseball Tigers took three of four at home from Lindsey Wilson College over the weekend to remain in the thick of the MSC race - one game in the loss column behind Rio Grande (11-1) and Georgetown (9-1) at 9-2 vs. conference foes.

    Tiger junior Jared Lunardi earned the MSC Pitcher of the Week award by hurling a five-inning no-hitter over Lindsey Wilson in Friday’s second game.

  • Teen arrested, charged with DUI

    A Campbellsville teenager has been arrested and charged with DUI after she crashed into a gas station and fled.

    According to Campbellsville Police, Fasha D. Bond, 18, drove her 2001 Mazda into the BP gas station on East Broadway about 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said she immediately fled the scene.

    According to a report from Officer Andy Warren, police found the car on Blackberry Lane in Bluegrass Estates. Bond had struck a tree and had to be extricated from the vehicle. She suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Area sports calendar

    CYB needs replacement board member

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball is looking for a replacement board member.

    The interest party needs to be interested in being a part of the concessions committee and/or assigning umpire supervisor.

    Contact CYB president Gary England (465-3159) or a current board member by Thursday, April 8.

    Softball leagues at Veterans Memorial Park

  • New barn quilt paintings in the works

    Local students are completing an art project that will be on permanent display.

    In 2008, the Heartland Waterways Corridor, which includes Taylor County, received a grant to paint and hang quilt patterns on the sides of barns.

    Since then, eight quilts have been painted and hung on barns in Taylor County.

    After recently receiving another $800 in grant funding, three more paintings will soon hang on barns in the county. And, this time, a group of Taylor County High School students will paint them.