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Other accidents last week send two to hospital

One killed in motorcycle crash

By The Staff

 

A motorcycle accident on Barney School Road last Thursday afternoon resulted in the death of a Campbellsville man.

Bobby Veatch, 46, of Campbellsville, passed away at Taylor Regional Hospital due to injuries sustained in the accident, which occurred just a little before 4 p.m. Thursday.

A report from the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office states that Veatch, operating a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle, was traveling on Barney School Road in the opposite direction of a 2018 Fed-Ex truck driven by 24-year-old Cody Stockwell of Guston, Kentucky.

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Keep checking back on this page for an updated list of the candidates running for election in 2018

2018 Election Filings

By The Staff

 

Filing for the 2018 election has begun, and several incumbents have filed paperwork for re-election. A few challengers have also filed to run.

Below is the latest list of candidates the Central Kentucky News-Journal has received from Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney’s office. Those running as Republicans are marked with an “R” and those running as a Democrat are marked with a “D”.

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County unemployment rate drops again

By Zac Oakes

 

According to recently released statistics from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce, Taylor County’s unemployment rate has dropped nearly one percent in September 2017 compared to the same time last year.

Taylor County’s unemployment rate for September 2017 is recorded at 4 percent, compared to 4.9 percent during September 2016.

Taylor County’s unemployment rate is tied for the lowest in the Lake Cumberland District, with Casey County also being recorded at 4 percent.

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Charges range from drug trafficking to burglary

Grand Jury returns indictments against 18

By The Staff

 

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A Taylor County Grand Jury recently handed down indictments against 18 individuals with charges ranging from burglary to assault to drug trafficking.

The indictments were released on Tuesday, and the following individuals were indicted:

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Search continues for escaped Hardin County inmate

By The Staff

 


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Local superintendents weigh in on proposed school closings for pension session

Pension session could affect local schools

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Grand Jury returns indictments against 17

By The Staff

 

The Taylor County Grand Jury recently handed down indictments against 17 individuals. Among those indicted are the following:

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Several TCHS alumni to be featured in country music concert

'Sing Me Back Home' Concert set for Nov. 10

By Zac Oakes

It is going to be a homecoming of sorts for several Taylor County High School alumni in a little more than two weeks.

Several former TCHS alumni will come back together for the first “Sing Me Back Home” Taylor County High School Alumni Country Music Concert.

The concert will serve as a fundraiser for the Taylor County School District, with funds going toward finishing the sports complex at the new high school, according to Taylor County Schools Superintendent Roger Cook.

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Butler also faces similar charges in Taylor County

Butler arrested in LaRue County, faces additional charges there

By The Staff

 

Local attorney Danny P. Butler is now facing another criminal indictment, with this one coming out of LaRue County.  He has been lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center.

A release from Kentucky State Police Post 15 stated that KSP investigators were attempting to locate Butler after the indictment was released.

An updated release on Friday stated that Butler surrendered himself to the LaRue County Detention Center at 2 a.m. Friday.

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Local man killed in Tuesday night crash

By The Staff

 

A Taylor County man is dead following a one-vehicle crash on Chestnut Grove Road Tuesday night. 

According to a report by the Taylor County Sheriff's Office, Joshua Cochran, 28, was killed at 10 p.m. Tuesday after the 2006 Chevrolet Colorado he was driving struck a tree. 

Cochran was traveling west when the vehicle left the road, just past Heritage Drive, according to the report. 

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