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Today's News

  • Cox in AAA at New Orleans

     

  • Public Record for April 7

    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.

    Circuit Civil Settled

  • Kentucky State Police statistics

    During the month of March, there were 24 traffic collisions investigated by Kentucky State Police troopers working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington.

    There were two fatal collisions during the month of March in the Post 15 area.

    Zachary Neal Stephens, 26, of Russell Springs Ky., was killed on March 2 in Russell County and Martha L. Bragg, 66, of Knob Lick was killed on March 22 in Metcalfe County.

  • Resident charged with second DUI offense

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with his second DUI offense.

    William Gaddie, 29, whose last documented address is 118 W. Walnut St., was arrested last Wednesday at 6:09 p.m.

    According to court records, Campbellsville Police Officer Roy Rodgers saw Gaddie driving on dirt bike on South Columbia Avenue and he knew Gaddie had a suspended driver's license.

    Upon contact with Gaddie, according to records, he didn't respond to Rodgers' commands and smelled of alcohol.

  • Resident charged with selling cocaine

     

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

    Joshua Barbour, 31, of Hamilton Street, was arrested last Tuesday at 2:08 p.m.

    According to court records, Campbellsville Police officers responded to a complaint of drug activity on Hamilton Street.

    Officer David Tucker responded to the scene and wrote in court records that he saw three black men in a car.

  • Fruit of the Loom in Jamestown to close

    The Fruit of the Loom plant in Jamestown will close, it was announced on Thursday, and more than 600 people will lose their jobs. Several Campbellsville residents work at the factory.

    FOL officials have said the company will move its textile operations to Honduras to save on operational costs. The Jamestown plant will close in phases from June 8 through Dec. 31.

    Read more about this story, and how the closure will impact Campbellsville residents, in Thursday's issue.

  • Month focuses on preventing child abuse

    It can be an unexplained bruise that wasn't there the day before, or a withdrawn behavior from a normally happy child.

    Last year, there were 144 children abused or neglected in Taylor County. That is more than twice the amount in 2010, at 68.

    April is recognized each year as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the topic is something local law enforcement and social services workers deal with on a daily basis.

  • King's no-no sends TC to No. 9

    Junior right-hander Ian King pitched a five-inning no-hitter and Taylor County’s Cardinals improved to 9-0 with a 10-0 victory over Louisville Moore in the General Classic at Thomas Nelson on Tuesday.
    The Cardinals scored nine of their runs in the first three innings as Tyler Frogge, Jordan Nicholas and Daniel Carney, the 1-2-3 batters in the order, had two hits apiece and Carney had five runs batted in while Frogge had two while scoring thrice.
    John Robert Wood and Tyler Franklin also singled in the eight-hit TCHS attack.

  • TCMS softballers open campaign

    Taylor County Middle School’s A (eighth-grade) softball team stands 2-1 in the early going after defeating Barren County and Elizabethtown before falling to Marion County.
    The Lady Cardinals opened with an 8-2 triumph at Barren County as Beth Veach, Sarah Botkin and Mariah Cox had two-hit games and Kenzie Carney went the five-inning distance to get the win.
    Sydnee Beard, Carney, Necole Isaacs, Kailey Thompson and McKenzie Cox also had hits for coach Sherri Botkin’s team.

  • Lady Cards run-rule seventh, eighth victims

     

    Taylor County continued its softball domination by rolling past John Hardin 16-1 in four innings on Monday and Breckinridge County 13-3 in five inning sin encounters on Clark Field.

    Karissa Mings got the win vs. John Hardin while fellow senior Becca Orberson got the W against Breckinridge County.

    Taylor County (8-0) hosted defending Fifth Region champion Central Hardin on Wednesday and will play at Metcalfe County on Thursday.