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Today's News

  • Public record for Oct. 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

    Ronnie Callahan, 51, of Wright Ridge Road in Elk Horn, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, second offense, $518, seven days in jail, license suspended for 12 months; possession of open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, dismissed.

  • Teen injured after seeing deer in road

    A Campbellsville teenager was injured Monday after a deer ran in front of her vehicle.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Sara M. Teel, 19, of 938 Sullivan School Road was traveling west on Meadow Creek Road at 4:07 p.m.

    The report states Teel lost control of her black 2001 Ford pickup truck after the deer ran in front of her. Teel ran off the right side of the road, the report states, and struck a mailbox. She crossed the roadway and struck a tree head-on before coming to a rest.

  • About 250 get seasonal flu shots at clinic

    It's not too late to get a seasonal flu shot and local health department officials are strongly recommending them.

    The Taylor County Health Department hosted a flu shot clinic on Saturday at Taylor County High School. And, according to Savannah Knopp, the health department's public information officer, about 250 shots were given.

    Knopp said anyone who wants to reduce their chances of getting the flu should get a seasonal influenza vaccine.

  • Several officers disciplined as result of internal investigation

    Several Campbellsville Police officers have been disciplined as a result of an internal investigation, though no officers have been fired.

    According to Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield, officers were disciplined due to department policy violations.

    "During the month of June 2009, I began a quarterly review to see if the department was meeting our goals and objectives," Benningfield said. "During the course of the inquiry, several violations of departmental policy and procedures were discovered."

  • Fire department offers free smoke/carbon monoxide detectors

    Campbellsville Fire Department is offering free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to local homeowners.

    Bill Hall, Campbellsville Fire Department assistant chief said the detectors were provided to the department at no cost through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

    Hall said firefighters will also install the detectors for free.

    Call the fire department at 465-4131.

  • Property transfers for Oct. 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 "Property Transfers" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

  • CU to host talk on genocide

    Campbellsville University will host a Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy forum entitled "Genocide in the World Today - Countries Most at Risk" on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Student Union Building. The featured speaker will be Dr. Gregory H. Stanton, research professor in Genocide Studies and Prevention at George Mason University in Arlington, Va.

    Stanton's address is free and open to the public.

  • Taking the Stage

    For Campbellsville University's fall production, the audience will have a hand in the outcome.

    A cast and crew of more the 15 will bring to life "Mr. A's Amazing Maze Plays," an interactive play written by Alan Ackybourn.

    The story centers around Suzy and her dog Neville and their adventure through a mansion owned by Mr. Acousticus.

    "It is a very interactive children's show," said Starr Garrett, assistant professor and theater director, "but I think people of all ages will enjoy it."

  • One injured in collision with telephone pole

    A Campbellsville woman was injured Tuesday after she struck a telephone pole with her vehicle.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Kathy Pike, 37, was traveling south on Stone Quarry Road at about 11:15 a.m.

    The report states that Pike lost control of her 1994 Oldsmobile 88 and struck a telephone pole.

    Pike was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel. She was treated for a cut on her head and face. As of press time, no information was available as to her condition.

  • Public Record for Oct. 5

    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 Filed

    09-C-253, filed 8/7/09; Midland Funding LLC v. Nina Thomas of Meadow Creek Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $704.46, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 9/18/09.