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Today's News

  • Man accused of engaging in sexual activity with minor

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with four counts of first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor after he allegedly had sexual contact with a juvenile younger than 16.

    Rocky Creed Kelly, 20, of 299 Campground Road was arrested Friday, Aug. 22 at 9:15 a.m.

    According to Kelly's arrest warrant, he is accused of inducing, assisting or causing a juvenile to engage in sexual activity.

    Kelly pleaded not guilty to the crimes, which are B felonies punishable by as much as 20 years in prison each, in Taylor District Court on Monday, Aug. 25.

  • CU to host state committee on education

    Campbellsville University will host the Kentucky General Assembly Interim Joint Legislative Committee on Education for its meeting Monday, Sept. 8 in the Gheens Recital Hall.

    The meeting will bring 25 to 30 Kentucky State senators and representatives from across Kentucky to Campbellsville University.

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU, said the university is delighted to host the meeting, which will give CU faculty, staff, students and coaches a time to highlight the university and its importance in the City of Campbellsville.

  • 'A Day in the Garden' is Sept. 13

    "A Day in the Garden" with organic gardener/film maker/author Chris Karrow will be Saturday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET at Tucker's Station Farms in Columbia.

    The event is hosted by the Adair County Garden Club and the Adair County Extension Service.

    Karrow will teach about gardens and the creatures that inhabit them. Those who wish to attend should bring a covered dish to share and a lawn chair. Drinks will be provided.

    Activities will include videos, discussions, demonstrations and an auction.

    For more information, call Kelli Bonifer at (270) 384-2317.

  • Two charged in sealed indictments

    Two Campbellsville residents have been charged with drug crimes in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    - Jeremy Mathew Holmes, 26, of Ray Street was indicted on charges of first-degree selling a controlled substance and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • TCHS/CHS Class of 1981 to have reunion

    The Taylor County and Campbellsville high school classes of 1981 will have a reunion Saturday, Sept. 6 at All Occasions.

    The event will feature a barbecue dinner and a performance by a live band from 6 p.m. to midnight.

    Cost to attend is $75 per couple or $40 for an individual.

    The classes will also host a Friday night TCHS/CHS football pre-game tailgate party and half-time reunion at Campbellsville Elementary School.

    Those wishing to attend should send a check payable to TCHS/CHS '81 Reunion Committee to Laura Wilds, 221 E. Main St., Campbellsville, Ky. 42718.

  • TRH to offer heartsavers class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a basic life support for heartsavers class on Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

    The BLS for Heartsaver Course is for the lay rescuer who needs a credential documenting successful completion of a BLS course.

    The BLS for Heartsaver Course will teach you how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking.

  • Annual Green River Lake cleanup set for Sept. 20

    The annual Green River Lakeshore cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon.

    Those who would like to participate in the trash pickup should come to one of the following locations: Smith Ridge Boat Ramp, State Park Pavilion, Site One Boat Ramp or Holmes Bend Boat Ramp.

    Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. at the Satterly Picnic Shelter adjacent to the Site One Boat Ramp. Signs will be posted.

    For more information, call 465-4463.

  • Campbellsville woman arrested in Lebanon

    A Campbellsville woman was arrested in Lebanon on a drunken driving charge.

    Deena Collings, 23, was arrested after a traffic stop by Kentucky State Police on KY 49, about a mile north of Lebanon.

    According to a KSP report, Collings was arrested at 1:22 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 and charged with aggravated DUI. She was lodged in the Marion County jail.

  • Southern Baptist Convention executive to speak Wednesday

    Dr. Roger S. "Sing" Oldham, vice president for convention relations with the executive committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, will be the speaker for Campbellsville University's Chapel on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel. Everyone is invited.

    Oldham has been in pastoral ministry for 26 years. He has been serving as pastor of First Baptist Church in Martin, Tenn., for the past 21 years

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