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Today's News

  • Cattlemen's association accepting program applications

    Taylor County Cattlemen's Association will accept applications for participation in the County Agricultural Investment Program beginning Oct. 31 at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14 during regular business hours, which are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Compassionate Friends group changes meeting place

    The Compassionate Friends of Central Kentucky group has changed its meeting place.

    The group will now meet at The Rock Community Church across from Cox Interior.

    Meetings are on the third Monday of each month except May, July and December, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Public Record for Oct. 16

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in public record are published without exceptions, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    District Civil Settled

  • Man accused of having child pornography

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with having child pornography.

    Lonnie Harness, 29, of Sharon Drive, was arrested Sunday at about 2 p.m.

    According to court records, Harness was arrested after Campbellsville Police Detective Ben Riggs completed an investigation. Campbellsville Police Officer Jeromy Burris made the arrest. Harness was allegedly found with photos depicting child pornography on his cell phone.

  • Greensburg man accused of stealing from Taylor County business

    A Greensburg man has been arrested and charged with stealing from a Taylor County business.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a complaint on Aug. 22 of a theft in the parking lot of Stanley Engineered Fastening on Roberts Road in Campbellsville.

    The report states that a Stanley Engineered Fastening employee reported that someone had stolen three guardrail barriers from the business.

  • Shepherdsville man accused of burglary

     

    A Shepherdsville man has been arrested and charged with burglarizing a Taylor County home.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a report on Sept. 24 of a burglary at a home on Barney School Road. The report states that a television, stereo system and tree stand had been stolen. The items were later found at a local pawnshop and recovered.

  • Circuit Court Action for Oct. 16

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Circuit Court Action" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Sept. 2 Docket:

  • Taylor County Sheriff statistics

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office released its September activity report recently.

    The report includes 28 cases opened, 121 criminal arrests, 19 traffic collisions worked, four injury collisions worked, 116 arrest warrants served, 194 civil papers served, 17 citations issued, two DUI arrests, 578 complaints answered, 190 vehicles inspected, 1,520 hours worked and 13,167 miles driven.

  • Kentucky State Police statistics

    During the month of September, 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 counties investigated 20 traffic collisions.

    There was one fatal crash during the month of September in the Post 15 area.

    Michael Passmore of Russell Springs was killed on Sept. 30 in Russell County.

    This brings the yearly fatality count to 26 compared with 13 through this same period in 2013.

  • Local KSP troopers promoted

    Kentucky State Police officials announced on Monday the promotion of several troopers who serve the Post 15 area.

    Post 15 includes 11 counties, including Taylor, Marion, Washington, Green, Adair, Russell, Casey, Monroe, Metcalfe, Cumberland and Clinton.