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Today's News

  • Vandals paint in Miller Park

     

    Vandalism that has recently occurred at Miller Park has sparked concern among citizens that frequently visit the park.

    A symbol that appears to resemble a swastika, a symbol most notably used by the Nazi Party of Germany in the 1930s and 1940s, was found painted on a sign at the park near the playground.

    In the wake of recent events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, some local citizens had expressed concern about the vandalism at the park, and its potential to spark backlash amid high tensions.

  • Two locals among 41 new KSP Troopers

     

    The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 41 new troopers at ceremonies held in Frankfort today. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 866 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth. Among them were Dexter Colvin and Daniel Forbis of Campbellsville.

    KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders said the addition of these newly-graduated troopers will help with the current strength, but does not come close to resolving the agency’s shortage of personnel.

  • Gumm edges Grant for 53rd Duffers’ golf crown

     

  • Early Days August 10, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 9, 2007

    Julia Lynn Reik celebrated her first birthday on July 14 at the home of her grandparents, Dr. Stephen S. and Deborah Hinton in Campbellsville.

    Mrs. Mary R. Miller celebrated her 90th birthday on June 23 with a party at All Occasions in Campbellsville.

    Joyce Dearen, 66, of Campbellsville, died at 1:15 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007 in Campbellsville.

  • Powell arrested in tire theft

     

    The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest Monday evening after a burglary at Mannsville Tire Store.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office release, Adam Powell, 31, was arrested Monday evening and charged with third-degree burglary.

    The arrest came after the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a burglary at Mannsville Tire Store, in which four new tires were taken, according to the release.

  • Wilson arrested after battery thefts

     

    The Campbellsville Police Department made an arrest Monday in regard to a couple of recent thefts.

    William Jeffrey Wilson, 31, was arrested Monday afternoon by CPD officers and charged with receiving stolen property more than $500, according to a CPD report.

    The report states that CPD responded to thefts that had already occurred at 385 Old Greensburg Road, and a construction site at the corner of South Columbia Avenue and Bell Avenue.

    In both incidents, commercial batteries were stolen from equipment.

  • City looks at repair options for swimming pool

     

    While a cable television deal was finalized, the city appears to be no closer to solving its swimming pool problems during a three-and-a-half hour City Council meeting on Monday night at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    Former Mayor and current City Councilman Paul Osborne gave a report on what he had found out about similar-size communities and what they were doing about their pools.

  • Healthcare highlights Paul's visit to Campbellsville

     

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, made a stop in Campbellsville Monday afternoon to talk about healthcare reform with local healthcare leaders in a roundtable format at Orthodyne Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation.

    The stop in Campbellsville was the fifth of the day for Paul, with previous stops in Pikeville, Hazard, Middlesboro, and Somerset before making his way to Campbellsville.

  • Powerade Classic on Durham Campus

     

    Deondre Weathers scored four touchdowns and had two conversion runs as Campbellsville Middle School held off Clinton County 36-30 in the first game of the Powerade Classic on Friday night at the Durham Campus. Keondre Weathers added a touchdown and a two-pointer to conclude the scoring while Devin Kiser had a late interception to seal the win.

  • Scammer targets CKNJ customers

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