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Today's News

  • Three locals charged in murder

    Four people, including three Campbellsville residents, have been arrested and jailed in the shooting death of a Bardstown teenager just after midnight Monday in what police say was a drug deal that turned violent.

    The suspects are Shamontay Jermare Adams, 21, who was charged with murder and first-degree robbery; Damion Paul Murphy, 18, and Alexis Gribbins, 19, both charged with complicity to murder and first-degree robbery; and Torique Shawne Griffin, 19, charged with complicity to murder and complicity to robbery.

  • Miller Park roads could become one-way

    Campbellsville Trail Town committee members want to make parts of Miller Park Drive and Upper Miller Park Road one way.

    Nothing has been set in stone, but members are tentatively planning to make Upper Miller Park Road from Warren Place to Saloma Road one way towards Saloma Road. From the Miller Park ball fields towards Saloma Road, Miller Park Drive would be one-way towards the ball fields.

    The remainder of Upper Miller Park Road and Miller Park Drive would continue to be two-way, as would the “Y” intersection between the two roads.

  • Log barn cover nearly complete at Homeplace

    The first phase of a pavilion over a 200-year-old log barn at the Homeplace on Green River should be complete by next month.

    “The pavilion—which is the first phase of a building that will eventually completely enclose the log pen as well as historic farm equipment, should be completed this month, or at the latest early in June,” said George Kolbenschlag of the Homeplace. “We just really don’t know when the rest of the building will be completed. We have to raise the funding first, and then be sure the equipment is secure.”

  • Local officers, community have good relationship

    On the national scene, tension between citizens and police has risen due to a lot of high profile, highly publicized incidents.

    As this week kicks off National Police Week in the United States, beginning with National Peace Officers Memorial Day today, officers of the Campbellsville Police Department are continuing to abide by their mission of serving and protecting the city of Campbellsville.

  • Smith ready to settle into new role

    Kirby Smith is a familiar face for the Campbellsville Independent School District.

    After being at the helm of the CHS baseball team for more than a decade, and serving as a special education teacher as well as principal at CHS for the last two years, Smith is now preparing for a new role he will take on this summer: superintendent of the Campbellsville Independent School District.

  • Public Record April 24, 2017

    Traffic

    • Christopher W. Cowan, failure of owner to maintain insurance, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed with leave to reinstate; no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    • Tim Edelen, failure to wear seat belts, $25 fine prepaid; license to be in possession, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Public Record May 11, 2017

    Traffic

    • Merle D. Hardy, speeding, diversion completed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    • Charlotte F. McFarland, speeding, diversion completed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    • Elizabeth A. Wrather, improper passing, diversion completed, defendant stipulated probable cause, no new violations, dismissed.

    • Jessie R. Yates, disregarding stop sign, diversion completed, passed for 6 months, to be dismissed if no new violations.

  • Eagles hit rough baseball stretch

     

    Campbellsville’s baseball Eagles fell at Green County 8-5 on Monday and were shut out at home by LaRue County 10-0 on Tuesday.
    The only CHS hits at Green County came from John Orberson, Ryan Kearney, Treyce Mattingly and Zack Bottoms, who had two RBI. Houk had the lone safety vs. LaRue County.

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  • Lady Eagles square record at 12-12

     

  • CKNJ Community Calendar

    Ongoing Events
    Grief Support Group - Griefshare meets each Monday from 5-7 p.m. at St. Andrew United Methodist Church by Dr. Lynda Collins. Call (270) 465-3095 or (270) 789-9267.
    Eating Disorders - Eating Disorders Anonymous meets at St. Mark United Methodist Church. Times are arranged for members' schedules. Membership is free and open to the public. For more information, email campbellsvilleeda@gmail.com or visit www.4eda.org.