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Today's News

  • Company searches for former employees

    Individuals who have ever been employed at Lake Cumberland Home Health, Columbia Lake Cumberland Home Health, Medshares Home Health and Intrepid USA Home Health are invited to a free picnic to celebrate the company's 40th year of operation.

    Former employees and their families are invited to attend along with current employees and their families.

    The picnic is set for Saturday, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pulaski County Park in Nancy, Ky.

  • Man found with venomous snakes now faces drug charges

    The Campbellsville man found with venomous snakes and alligators at his home now faces federal drug charges.

    Freddie Stone Jr., 36, of 552 Mt. Carmel Church Road, along with Orvey Carl Harris, 32, of 715 Maple Road in Campbellsville, were indicted last week by a Bowling Green federal grand jury on charges of conspiring to illegally distribute OxyContin and hydrocodone.

  • Greensburg woman arrested, charged with selling drugs

    A Greensburg woman has been arrested and charged with selling drugs.

    Bobbi J. Reynolds, 30, of 2176 Coakley Road was arrested at 2:36 p.m. Thursday, May 29.

    According to Reynolds' arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Norman Simpson stopped Reynolds for having a small child not in a proper child safety seat.

    The citation states Reynolds appeared nervous and Simpson smelled marijuana coming from her vehicle.

  • Principal interviews get under way at CES

    Campbellsville Elementary School could have a new principal by next Monday.

    Tomorrow, the school's site-based decision making council will begin interviewing five candidates for the job, according to SBDM councilwoman and CES teacher Laura Dicken. The council will conclude the interviews on Thursday.

    In all, nine people applied for the job, and all were qualified, according to SBDM chairwoman Lisa Wiseman. The position was posted on the Kentucky Department of Education's Kentucky Educator Placement Service Web site for 30 days beginning on May 1.

  • Gas drive-offs becoming a problem

    As gas prices inch toward $4 a gallon, an increasing number of drivers are willing to risk arrest by driving off after filling up.

    Convenience store owners and managers in Campbellsville say gas drive-offs are happening more frequently.

    Fuel theft isn't only a local problem; it has become a headache for retailers nationwide. The average convenience store operator lost slightly more than $1,000 in 2007, according to Ted Mason, executive director of the Kentucky Association of Convenience Stores.

  • Campbellsville man arrested, charged with drug crimes

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with selling cocaine.

    Steve Underwood, 53, of 206 S. Court St. was arrested Wednesday, June 4.

    According to Underwood's arrest citation, Kentucky State Police officers searched his home and found crack cocaine, more than 50 Lortab pills, marijuana, a crack pipe, an empty Lortab prescription bottle and scales.

    Underwood was charged with first-degree selling cocaine, second-degree selling Lortab, possession of marijuana and possession of drug supplies.

  • 400-Mile Yard Sale

    Annette Givens of Campbellsville hit the U.S. 68 400-Mile Sale early Friday morning. The annual yard sale stretches from east to west across the state through 60 communities.

  • Comedy camps begin June 16

    This summer at "'Laugh In' Out Loud" theatre arts camps on the Campbellsville University campus, children will be working on comedy skits, joke wall appearances and improvisations that will allow them to gain experience working on stage in a group and as individuals.

    The camps are hosted by Campbellsville University and Birdsong Family Productions.

    This format will allow all campers to participate in a performance at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 18 at the University theatre. The show will be open to the community.

  • Lt. Governor is Chamber guest speaker

    Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo says Kentucky's future is bright.

    Mongiardo was the guest speaker at Thursday night's annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce banquet.

    In addition to the Chamber's annual awards (see related story), new Board members were announced. They are Mark Carney, Pieter De Grez, Renay England, Susie Skaggs and Dr. Heather Wise. Those members rotating off the Board were Larry Bowen, Dr. Ben Cox, Tommy Hughes, Sue Ellen Knifley and David Alan Newton.

  • Public Record for June 9

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-078, filed 2/29/08; Midland Funding LLC v. Rusty Crews of Osage Avenue in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $799.08, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 5/23/08.

    08-C-084, filed 3/3/08; Midland Funding LLC v. Paula Burress of West Main Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,111.16, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 5/21/08.