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Kentucky college student murder shocks campus as killings plague schools: ‘Could happen to everybody anywhere'
Classmates and family members of slain Campbellsville University wrestler Josiah Kilman, 18, are reeling after his dorm room death, allegedly at the hands of a teammate.
Sheriff’s Office Arrests Adair County Man On Multiple Charges Stemming From Disturbance
On Thursday, February 29th, 2024, Adair County Sheriff Josh Brockman responded to a disturbance around the 1800 block of Campbellsville Road. While en route to the call it was found that the male at the residence, Derek Otterson, 34, of Columbia, had two active warrants for his arrest out of Adair District Court.
Kentucky State Police Post 15 To Conduct Traffic Safety Checkpoints
COLUMBIA, Ky. (March 1, 2024) – Kentucky State Police Post 15 will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Green, Taylor, Marion, Washington, Russell, Casey, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton, and Cumberland counties. These checkpoints will be conducted as part of Post 15’s highway...
Two People Arrested in Adair County on Meth Charges
Two people were arrested Wednesday in Adair County on Meth Charges. Timothy Loy, 57, of Columbia was arrested by KSP on Wednesday evening. Loy was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense (greater than 2 grams of Meth). Sarah Ervin, 30, of Columbia was arrested by...
Three Local Residents Indicted by Casey Co. Grand Jury
A Casey County Grand Jury has returned several indictments including:. Sarah Taylor, 44 of Russell Springs - failure to maintain required insurance, careless driving, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, & possession of drug unspecified 1st degree/3rd or subsequent offense. Kevin C Estes, 38 of Russell Springs - trafficking...
Q&A about new occupational tax, license fee
Adair County Occupational Tax Director Sheila Blair is providing some answers to frequently asked questions about the new occupational tax that has gone into effect in 2024. A new business lisence fee of $50 is required by April 1.
College Student Killed in a Dorm: Murder Tragedy in Campbellsville Community
Tragedy Strikes Campbellsville Community: A College Student Killed in a Dorm. Campus Unity Amidst Grief: Leaning on Kilman’s Family. A Kentucky college student killed in a dorm in the Campbellsville community. In this tragic death of the student, a lot of support has been given to him. The said student was Josiah Kilman, an eighteen-year-old freshman wrestling student at Campbellsville University. He was strangled in his dorm according to the police. One of the members of the team has been identified and charged with murder.
Bread of Life Café supports the Galilean Home
The Bread of Life Café may look like an ordinary country restaurant, but don’t be fooled. The tidy white building and its cornucopia of homecooked food serve a greater mission: providing a loving home for children in need. Served by Taylor County RECC, the restaurant is run by...
Sheriff’s Office adds new deputy
The Russell County Sheriff’s Office has a new deputy. Sheriff Derek Polston announced the addition of William Greer to the sheriff’s office earlier this week. Greer’s prior law enforcement experience includes serving 20 years with the Somerset Police Department. Greer also has experience as an accident reconstruction...
Russell Spring Woman Arrested in Adair County on Shoplifting Charges
A Russell Spring woman was arrested in Adair County on Monday on Theft/Shoplifting Charges... Tiffany Johnson, 34, was arrested by Columbia Police last night for Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition (Shoplifting) under $500 and Giving Officer False Identifying Information. She was lodged into the Adair County Regional Jail.
Russell County Man Taken into Custody on Theft Charges
Shane Bottom, 51, of Russell Springs, KY was arrested by RCSO Deputy Nathan Bradshaw on Thursday afternoon, February 29, 2024 for Theft of Property Mislaid or Delivered by Mistake and Tampering with Physical Evidence. He was lodged in the Russell County Detention Center.
City Of Columbia Planning A “Welcome To Summer” Event
It will soon be summer and school will be out. The city is planning a “Welcome to Summer,” event at the city park on Fairgrounds Street in conjunction with school recess for the summer and the opening of the splash pad. “We hope that everyone will participate and...
Columbia Planning & Zoning Board Public Hearing 3/14/24
The City of Columbia Planning and Zoning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to consider the following:. Request for zone change from R-1 Low Density Residential to C-2 Highway Oriented Commercial for...
Russell Springs Man Taken into Custody on Assault & Terroristic Threatening Charges
Timothy Coffey, 33, of Russell Springs, KY was arrested by Officer Tarter with the Jamestown Police Department on Wednesday evening. Coffey was charged with Assault, 4th Degree (Minor Injury) and Terroristic Threatening, 3rd Degree. He was lodged in the Russell County Detention Center.
Line of storms cause damage, knocked out power to 700+ throughout county
A line of storms that made its way through the county yesterday morning brought high winds that knocked down trees and caused power outages throughout the community. South Kentucky RECC reported more than 700 power outages yesterday afternoon, ranging from North 127 down to Highway 92 in Jamestown, Highway 1058, and near Cave Springs Road.
Nine indicted by grand jury
Nine individuals were indicted by a Russell County grand jury yesterday. Those indicted included the following individuals:. Troy Doss, age 49 of Jamestown, charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance and being a persistent felony offender. Larry Padgett, age 49 of Russell...
Dalton Harper at Milltown Church 3/9/24
Dalton Harper Music, a Bluegrass Gospel artist, will be singing at Milltown Church on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 6:00pmCT. Dalton is from Bunker, Missouri and is a singer, guitarist & songwriter who grew up performing with his family group, "The Harper Family". In 2019, Dalton joined Missouri band "Cedar Hill" playing guitar & singing lead; in 2019 formed a country band, "Ridgeway Pass"; signed a record deal with Skyline Records in 2022; and released his first single, "Highway of Love" in 2023.
Charlie Brown and the Peanuts enchanted the audience
The premiere of ACHS Choir and Theater group's "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" on Thursday night was a real success. Take the chance to see it too on Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m. at Lindsey Wilson College.
Manchester boys advance to GHSA championsip, Taylor County girls fall in Final Four
FORT VALLEY, Ga. (WTVM) - Fort Valley State University was the place to be on Friday night. Two local teams competed in the GHSA 1A D-2 Final Four. First, the Manchester High boys basketball team faced the Warren County Screaming Devils. Jamarion Darden scored the first points of the game,...
Fiscal court to hold special-called meeting this morning
The Russell County Fiscal Court will meet in special session this morning. The court will meet at 10 a.m. to discuss two items: opening bids for the Logan Antle Bridge and appointing a budget committee. The court will meet in the courtroom of the Russell County Courthouse. We’ll have more...