The Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department will be collecting for the annual Crusade for Children on May 31st, June 1st, and June 2nd.
Firefighters will be at various intersections throughout Campbellsville as well as collecting door to door on Sunday, June 2nd.
Donations may also be made by visiting the fire station or by notifying any Campbellsville/ Taylor County firefighter.
The attempt to locate has been cancelled, as the juvenile has been located.
Special thanks to the community for the assistance you provided in locating him.
The Campbellsville Police Department, today, May 20, 2013, is attempting to locate a Missing Juvenile, Donald Powers. He is a 16 year old white male, 6 ft tall, 300 lbs, and has short brown hair and brown eyes. Powers suffers from a developmental disability. Powers was last seen wearing a white and green muscle shirt, gray pants with a stripe (possibly athletic pants) and white tennis shoes. He was last seen near his West Campbellsville residence at approx. noon this date.
If anyone see Mr. Powers, please contact CPD at 465-4122.
Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
CPD requests cancellation on attempt to locate Mr. Maynard.
He has been located.
The Campbellsville Police Department, today May 17, 2013, is attempting to locate George Maynard. He is a 68 year old white male, 5’11, 200 lbs, white male. He has gray and black hair. Maynard was last seen wearing blue jeans, a navy blue polo shirt with red and white horizontal stripes and sandals. Maynard possibly has ace bandages wrapped on his legs and feet. He was last seen at his residence on Pitman Ave. at approximately 1:00 AM. If located, please contact the Campbellsville Police Department at 270-789-4122. Any assistance is greatly appreciated
On Saturday, April 20, 2013 at approximately 10:14 AM, the Campbellsville Police Department responded to a reported break in in process call at 606 Walling Ave in Campbellsville.
When Police units arrived on the scene they discovered two male subjects inside the residence, identified as Marvin Brown of Ray Court in Campbellsville and Marcus Crowder of 606 Walling Ave suffering from stab wounds.
Once the scene was secured, it was reported by Janet Groves of 606 Walling Ave that Marvin Brown had illegally gained entrance into her residence. Groves reported that once inside her residence, Brown and her son, Crowder became involved in an altercation which led to both men being stabbed. Marcus Crowder sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported by Campbellsville Taylor County EMS to Taylor Regional Hospital where he was treated and released.
Brown sustained multiple lacerations and was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville-Taylor County EMS and was later flown to University of Louisville Hospital where he was treated and later released.
Campbellsville Police are continuing their investigation and arrests are pending.
Anyone with any information pertaining to this investigation are asked to contact Detective Ben Riggs of the Campbellsville Police Department or may call the anonymous tip line at 270 469-7743.
On Saturday, May 4, 2013 at approx. 3:33 AM, the Campbellsville Police received a call reporting a shooting at 103 Sand Point Drive.
The caller, Justin D. (J.D.) Begley, reported that a friend had shot himself.
Officers arrived at the scene along with Campbellsville – Taylor County EMS personnel. Upon arrival, the Officers found a male identified as Bon E. Clark; w/m; age 26 of Campbellsville unconscious with an suspected gunshot wound to the head. Clark was still breathing and was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville – Taylor County EMS. Clark was later transferred to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment.
On Monday May 6, 2013, Campbellsville Police received a report from the Jefferson County Coroner notifying the department that Mr. Clark has succumbed to his wound.
The Campbellsville Police has initiated an INVESTIGATE SHOOTING investigation.
On Wednesday evening, May 1, 2013 at 2355 hrs., Campbellsville Police Officers responded to 207 East Walnut Street to assist the Campbellsville – Taylor County Emergency Medical Services with what was reported as a potential drug overdose. EMS discovered Lori Gardner unresponsive at the residence. Gardner was treated for drug ingestion.
Officers S. Perian, R. Rodgers, and B. Simpson arrived at the residence to assist EMS personnel. As a result of the investigation which followed, officers discovered a quantity of drugs and a “One – Step” Methamphetamine Lab. Officers contacted Kentucky State Police – Post 15 for assistance with the Meth Lab security and disposal.
Officers arrested Naomi Jean Jones of 2017 East Walnut Street, Campbellsville, KY on charges of Manufacturing Methamphetamine First Degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance First Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Jones was arrested and lodged in the Taylor County Jail. The matter remains under investigation.
On Friday, April 26, 2013 at approximately 7:30 P.M. Officer Branden Wilson stopped 25 year-old Johnathan J. Gurley, in an attempt to serve an outstanding warrant. Gurley exited his vehicle and ran on foot. After a short foot pursuit, Gurley was apprehended and charged with the following charges:
1. Operating Motor Vehicle on a Suspended Operators License
2. Fleeing or Evading 2nd Degree (On foot)
3. Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
4. Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Cocaine)
5. Possession of Marijuana
6. Tampering with Physical Evidence
7. Taylor County District Court Warrant Service
Gurley was lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center.
Campbellsville Fire/Rescue will be flow testing and painting fire hydrants beginning Monday, April 29th from 8AM – 4PM each weekday. Locations of initial testing will be from Central Avenue to Miller Park, as well as Cherokee Drive and Broadway. This includes streets such as Lebanon Avenue, Lowell Avenue, and a portion of North Bypass Road.
In some instances, water may have a stained or discolored appearance. If this occurs, water customers should allow the water to run until it is clear.
Locations of this testing will progress thoughout the summer and notices will be made regarding general locations of when and where testing will occur.
The National Weather Service has issued a WIND ADVISORY which is in effect until 2 AM EDT Friday morning.
*** WINDS*** Expect sustained winds of 15 to 25 MPH with occasional wing gusts of 40 MPH today.
***TIMING*** Gusts will pick up as strong winds just above the surface start to mix down. Gusts may weaken around sunset, but should pick up again just ahead of a line of storms that are expected to move through the region later tonight.
***IMPACT*** Those driving on East to West oriented roadways will experience strong cross winds. Loose outdoor items may be blown about by stronger gusts.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THREAT
Severe Thunderstorms are forecasted late tonight into early tomorrow morning.
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Severe Thunderstorms are predicted for early to mid day on Thursday, April 11, 2013.
At this time, the highest risk of severe weather will generally be along and East of the Interstate 65 Corridor.
Damaging winds, large hail and isolated squall line tornadoes will be possible.
Educational Facilities, Nursing Care Facilities, Industries, Etc. are urged to check your NOAA Weather Radios to be sure that they are working properly and ready to activate on Severe Weather Warnings.
In addition, you may sign up online to retrieve “CodeRed” Severe Weather Warnings by clicking here.
A special Thank You to Ronnie Dooley, Public Information Coordinator, Taylor Co. Emergency Management for this information and all updates on weather and other community announcements.