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Today's News

  • MicroHose gets state incentives

    Campbellsville will soon be home to a new manufacturing facility that could bring about 120 new jobs.

    MicroHose, a subsidiary of Florida-based Ragner Manufacturing Co., has been awarded $3 million in state incentives to launch a facility to manufacture the MicroHose. Unveiled in July at a Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce luncheon, the 6-foot hose expands to 30 feet through water pressure.

    For more on this story, see Monday's issue.

     

  • City will borrow money to pay for ladder truck

    Campbellsville Fire Department's new ladder truck is scheduled to be delivered in about two weeks.

    Delivery of the truck is expected on Sept. 18, according to Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson. Originally, the truck was to be delivered next week, but there was a delay after manufacturers accidentally drilled a hole through some wiring.

    The City has received a $731,975 federal grant to purchase a ladder truck for the fire department. However, the grant requires matching funds and equipment must be purchased in order to operate the truck.

  • School nurses offer a wide range of care

    A case of the sniffles. A scraped knee. Back-to-school immunizations. School nurses provide a wide range of care for students.

    For the past several years, Lake Cumberland District Health Department has provided school nurses throughout the 10 counties the department covers at the request of school boards.

  • Public record for Aug. 24

    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-082, filed 8/13/09; Cash AdvantEdge of Campbellsville Bypass in Campbellsville v. Kelvin L. Giles Sr. of Shields Court in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes $474.56 and $91 in court costs.

  • Friday's score might be 22-20

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  • Public record for Aug. 27

    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

    John P. Despain Jr., 17, of Maple Avenue in Greensburg, speeding, completed diversion, dismissed.

    Judy E. Murphy, 45, of West Miller Road in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

  • KSP at State Fair

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Billy Gregory, public affairs officer for KSP Post 15 in Columbia, talks with children awaiting entry to the Safety Town exhibit at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville. The exhibit teaches children basic safety rules as they ride tricycles through a miniature city featuring traffic lights, stop signs and buildings.

  • KSP accepting applications for Citizens Police Academy

    Kentucky State Police Post 15 is now accepting applications for the 2009 Kentucky State Police Citizens Police Academy.

    The 10-week academy will help students learn about the many facets of the Kentucky State Police, including patrol, criminal investigations and drug investigations. Students will also get to take part in simulated traffic stops and evidence collection.

    Classes will begin on Oct. 1 with the final class on Dec. 10. Students will meet Thursdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the State Fire Rescue Training Center located at 385 Old Greensburg Road in Campbellsville.

  • 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.