http://www.cknj.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Riley guilty of bank robbery http://www.cknj.com/content/riley-guilty-bank-robbery <img src="http://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/trial_04.jpg" alt="Campbellsville Police Department Detective Ben Riggs shows the weapon, a Umarex TDP 45 air pistol, used during the Jan. 23, 2015, robbery of Forcht Bank in the Green River Plaza." title="Campbellsville Police Department Detective Ben Riggs shows the weapon, a Umarex TDP 45 air pistol, used during the Jan. 23, 2015, robbery of Forcht Bank in the Green River Plaza." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> County set to begin fire station project http://www.cknj.com/content/county-set-begin-fire-station-project <p> The new station for the Taylor County Fire Department could start to take shape later this year.<br /> At Tuesday night&rsquo;s Taylor County Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates unanimously chose Keyes Architects of Louisville to provide engineering and architectural services on the building, which would be located on U.S. 68/Greensburg Road, near Phillips&rsquo; Lanes.<br /> &ldquo;In the spring, they probably should be able to start building,&rdquo; said Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers.<br /> Cyber snow days working well for Taylor County, Cook tells board http://www.cknj.com/content/cyber-snow-days-working-well-taylor-county-cook-tells-board <p> As of Wednesday, Taylor County students have used seven of their 10 cyber snow days. The elementary school has had a 100 percent turn-in rate, while the middle and high school are close behind at 99 percent. Superintendent Roger Cook has commended his principals, teachers and students for their hard work during the missed days.<br /> He went on to express again that the work sent home is not busy work.<br /> Grand jury indicts 14 http://www.cknj.com/content/grand-jury-indicts-14 <p> A man accused of distributing and viewing child pornography was among 14 indicted by a Taylor County Grand Jury.<br /> Ronald H. Clark, 55, of Brook Street in Campbellsville, was charged with three counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor &mdash; first offense, a Class D felony; and possess/view matter portraying sexual performance by a minor, a Class D felony.<br /> The charges stem from a reported incident on July 28-29, 2015. Clark has been released from Taylor County Detention Center. No other information was available at press time.<br /> Dress sale raises money for Taylor County High School Project Graduation http://www.cknj.com/content/dress-sale-raises-money-taylor-county-high-school-project-graduation <img src="http://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dress_sale_05.jpg" alt="Rebekah Ellis tries on a dress at a sale held to benefit Taylor County High School’s 2016 Project Graduation." title="Rebekah Ellis tries on a dress at a sale held to benefit Taylor County High School’s 2016 Project Graduation." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> City chooses bicentennial logo http://www.cknj.com/content/city-chooses-bicentennial-logo <img src="http://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/logo.jpg" alt="Mardis&#039; Bicentennial logo" title="Mardis&#039; Bicentennial logo" align="left" hspace="6" width="115" height="85" /><p> The city has received three logos for its upcoming bicentennial celebration, and one of them has been selected as the winner of a contest to become the official logo of the city&rsquo;s 200th birthday celebration.</p> <p> The Bicentennial Committee sought proposals for the design of an official Campbellsville Bicentennial logo to be used on all print and marketing materials.<br /> The contest was open to everyone. The deadline was Saturday, Jan. 30.</p> <p> The winning logo, designed by Jeffrey Mardis, will be the property of the city and the Bicentennial Committee.</p> Ellis signs with music publishing company http://www.cknj.com/content/ellis-signs-music-publishing-company <img src="http://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_0963.jpg" alt="Hannah Ellis recently signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Nashville-based Word Music Publishing/Wordcountry. She already has songs being played on Canadian radio stations." title="Hannah Ellis recently signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Nashville-based Word Music Publishing/Wordcountry. She already has songs being played on Canadian radio stations." align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /><p> Taylor County native Hannah Ellis&rsquo; hard work and passion is finally being recognized in Nashville. The songwriter signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Word Music Publishing/Wordcountry on Oct. 30, 2015.</p> <p> &ldquo;They will actually pay me to write songs,&rdquo; Ellis said with excitement in her voice.</p> <p> She graduated from the University of Kentucky in December 2012 and moved to Nashville soon after. She is spotlighted in a commercial for the university that is airing now. She also appeared in Season 8 of The Voice.</p> Republican caucus set for March 5 at community center http://www.cknj.com/content/republican-caucus-set-march-5-community-center <img src="http://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/community_center.jpg" alt="The Community Center, located near Veterans Memorial Park on Hodgenville Road/KY 3183, will be the site for the upcoming Republican caucus in Taylor County. The event will run from 10 a.m. — 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 5." title="The Community Center, located near Veterans Memorial Park on Hodgenville Road/KY 3183, will be the site for the upcoming Republican caucus in Taylor County. The event will run from 10 a.m. — 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 5." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> The Veterans Memorial Park Community Center will be one of the locations for the Republican Presidential Caucus on Saturday, March 5.</p> <p> &ldquo;I expect it to go pretty smoothly,&rdquo; said local caucus chair Dennis Draper. They&rsquo;re expecting as much as a 30-percent turnout.</p> <p> The caucus, conducted by the Republican Party of Taylor County, will be held at the Community Center building near Veterans Memorial Park, on Hodgensville Road/KY 3183, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.</p>