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Today's News

  • "Within My Reach" workshop is Tuesday

    Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency's HOME Program will have a "Within My Reach" workshop at the Campbellsville Housing Authority Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

    The HOME program provides free relationship education to low-income individuals and couples.

  • Rayner-Coomer

    Vicki Dawn Rayner of Alberton, Prince Edward Island, Canada and Matthew Todd Coomer of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 26.

    Rayner is the daughter of Wendell and Lisa Rayner of Alberton. Her grandparents are James and Betty Rayner of Alberton and Ron and Lynn Wideman of Idaho Falls, Idaho.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Accelerated Christian Education program and is employed as a secretary at Kildaire Bait and Fisheries.

  • Campbellsville native to appear in 'Annie'

    Stephen Foster Productions and Salt River Electric will present the musical "Annie," and a Campbellsville native will be a part of the production.

    This Tony award-winning musical with a story and songs that everyone knows is brand new to the Bardstown stage.

    Artistic director Rick Dildine has put together a high-energy production.

  • Three-car collision sends two to hospital

    A three-car collision Wednesday afternoon on KY 210 sent two Campbellsville residents to the hospital.

    According to a news release from the Campbellsville Police Department,

    Sean A. Wilkerson, 16, was driving a 1999 Pontiac Bonneville east on KY 210 near Salem Church Road at 5 p.m. when he passed a 2005 Toyota Tercel being driven by Diane H. Rose, 54, of Campbellsville, who was also traveling east.

  • City supervisor pay totals nearly $300,000

    - Editor's note: The following information was not included in a Campbellsville City budget story, which was published in May.

    The City of Campbellsville will spend $294,715.20 on supervisor salaries during the 2008-2009 fiscal year.

    All City employees are hourly employees and are budgeted for 2,080 hours per fiscal year.

    Salaries are:

    - Mayor — $48,048.

    - 911 director — $35,380.80.

    - Fire chief — $30,139.20.

    - Park director — $31,512.

    - Police chief — $42,889.60.

    - Rescue director — $40,664.

  • Hope springs eternal

    I recently spent an evening in Miller Park covering the Campbellsville 11- year-old Little League All Star baseball team in a matchup against Adair County. Becky Cassell, the News-Journal editor, wants me to have a well-rounded internship covering many different events, so I drew this assignment since the sports editor, Bobby Brockman, was on vacation.

  • Others ask to be involved in alcohol sales lawsuit

    Three Campbellsville voters have asked to be part of a lawsuit challenging May's local option election.

    Mike Kehoe, who helped organize the petition drive to get the alcohol issue before voters, Mike Phillips and Barry Cox have petitioned the Taylor Circuit Court to be made a party to the lawsuit. They've asked to join Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp, Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney, Allen Dudgeon and Phil Allan Bertram, all members of the Taylor County Board of Elections, and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers as defendants.

  • Liberty man indicted on sex abuse charge

    A Liberty man has been indicted on a charge alleging he sexually abused another person.

    Joshua Edward Lee, 24, of 3333 Snake Ridge Road was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Lee was charged with first-degree sex abuse.

    Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000. If convicted, Lee could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison.

    Lee was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim and stay out of Taylor County except to appear at court proceedings.

    Campbellsville Police Detective Travis Begley investigated.

  • Campbellsville teenager accused of assaulting police officer

    A Campbellsville teenager has been arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

    Daniel Richardson, 19, of 102 S. Carden St. was arrested at about midnight Sunday, July 6.

    According to an arrest citation, Campbellsville Police received a complaint that Richardson was intoxicated in a Minit Mart parking lot on East Broadway.

    According to court records, Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan contacted Richardson and found him cursing and being loud and combative.

  • Mosby-Coffey

    Keisha Delle Mosby and Jeremy Brooks Coffey will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 19.

    Mosby is the daughter of Monica Warren of Greensburg and the late Neal Warren. She has a son, Andrew Mosby. Her grandparents are the Rev. Charlie Warren and Linda Hodges, both of Greensburg, and the late Harry Hodges and Dorothy Warren.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Green County High School and a 2006 graduate of Bowling Green Technical College. Mosby is employed at Green Hill Manor Nursing Home as a nurse.