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Today's News

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Education, awareness are key

    They can often take years to resolve, both to prosecute and to recover from.

    That's why a focus on education and prevention is planned for March - also known as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

    A ceremony in Frankfort last Thursday kicked off the month, which is geared toward education and prevention.

    Several sexual assaults are reported in Campbellsville each year.

    Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield says sexual assaults can include allegations of rape, sodomy, sexual abuse or sexual misconduct.

  • Man accused of stealing another's van

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly stole a van and led police on a chase.

    Damiamo Romonda Brown, 23, of 703 N. Columbia Ave. was arrested at 12:41 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22.

    According to Brown's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police responded to a stolen vehicle report from a home on Durham Street.

    While an officer was at the scene of the theft, court records state, Campbellsville Police Officer Tim Coppage saw a van matching the description of the one reported stolen and began to follow the driver.

  • Taylor, Davis earn region's top seasonal honors

    Campbellsville High School's Bryton Taylor and Tim Davis have been named the Fifth Region Player and Coach of the Year in voting done by the region's 17 boys' coaches.

    Taylor was the only unanimous selection and was joined on the squad by Eagle senior Thomas Downs and junior Matthew Davis.

    Taylor County's Lloyd Stotts and Tevin Webster made the 16-player squad as did Kyle Sandusky of Adair County and Marion County's Austin Spalding.

    Taylor County's Mercedes Cox and Chelsea Beard of Adair County are on the girls' squad.

    Coaches’ 2009-10 All-Fifth

  • Eagles use strong second half to upend Marion 75-59

    Campbellsville used a 24-14 third quarter and a 25-17 fourth frame to race away from Marion County 75-59 in the opening game of the Boys’ 20th District Tournament on Wednesday night.

    The Knights (11-19) led 28-26 at the intermission as Austin Spalding and Josh Reed combined for 26 first-half points.

    However, the senior-dominated Eagles used a pair of juniors to pull away from the visitors.

    Matthew Davis finished with 21 points, including 15 in the second half, while Jordan Percell totaled 17 points, 10 in the final two periods.

  • Statewide tornado drill is Tuesday

    At 10:07 a.m. Tuesday, Taylor County will participate in a statewide tornado drill.

    As a part of Severe Storms Preparedness Month activities, the National Weather Service will conduct a tornado test that will activate NOAA weather radios and broadcast media, which will allow schools, businesses and residents across the state to participate in the annual tornado safety drill.

    In Campbellsville, the Fire Department siren will sound seven times to signify this test warning.

     

  • Lady Tigers clinch MSC regular-season title, Tiger men gain at least a share

    There was no net cutting or playing of Queen’s “We Are the Champions” Thursday as No. 5 Campbellsville University fended off the No. 15 University of the Cumberlands 69-61 to lock up the program’s first un-shared Mid-South Conference regular season championship since 2003.

    “We didn’t want to share this with anyone this year,” Lady Tiger coach Ginger Colvin said. “We’ve battled way too long and come too far to not win this outright. This was a big win to seal a decent seed in the national tournament,”

  • Cards clip Indians 42-40

    Taylor County held off Adair County 42-40 on Thursday night to advance to the Boys’ 20th District Tournament championship over the weekend and into this week’s Fifth Region Tournament at Nelson County.

    The Cardinals led by five (19-14) at the intermission and had three seven-point cushions in the third quarter before the Indians fought back to knot the score at 37-37 with 3:29 left.

    A pair of Chase Seaborne free throws and one charity toss by Tevin Webster made it 40-37 before Kyle Sandusky’s three-point play at 58.2.

  • Public Record for Feb. 22

    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 Settled

  • TRH to offer basic life support class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers New and Recertification Course on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 1 to 5 p.m.

    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.

  • McMickle interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show with John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, interviewing Dr. Marvin McMickle, pastor at Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and professor of homiletics at Ashland Theological Seminary.

    The show will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.