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  • Green County man arrested following pursuit

     

    A police pursuit 14 miles west of Campbellsville on KY 210 ended with the arrest of a Green County man on Friday night.

    Kentucky State Police Lt. Jamie Heller observed Carlton Lee Underwood, 51, of Green County, traveling at a high rate of speed on a motorcycle and established the speed at 96 miles per hour.

  • Local businesses coordinate blood drive
  • Two people injured in Broadway crash

     

    Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash that shut down a portion of Broadway at about 6:30 p.m. tonight. After being extracted from their vehicle by Campbellsville Fire & Rescue, two patients were transported by Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS to Taylor Regional Hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

  • Suit seeks to place blame for 2011 crash

    Though one person has been dismissed from the lawsuit, a battle to determine who of the remaining defendants is responsible continues.

    In July 2012, a Louisville insurance company filed suit against the city, claiming that it failed to maintain vegetation around a stop sign, and that caused a crash on South Central Avenue.

    Since then, many claims have been filed stating that as many as four parties are responsible for causing the crash.

  • City reaches contract with electrical inspector

    After several questions were raised about the necessity of an electrical inspector contract for the city last month, the Campbellsville City Council approved a contract with county electrical inspector Coy Neat at its regular meeting on Tuesday.

    The contract would give Neat the authority to inspect and issue permits before construction, alteration or repairs of any electrical wiring.

  • Grant will help TRH with drug education

    Taylor Regional Hospital is stepping up its efforts to educate the community about the harmful effects of illegal drugs. And it recently received some grant money to help with that.

    TRH is one of about 40 hospitals across the United States to receive grant money from Cardinal Health Foundation to improve healthcare in the community. Only one other hospital in Kentucky received the grant this year.

    TRH CEO Jane Wheatley says the money will be used to educate her staff members and expectant mothers about the dangers of using drugs while pregnant.

  • Gabehart named Homemaker of the Year

     

    They asked her lots of questions, from her favorite color to where she first met her husband.

    Christine Gabehart believed her great-grandchildren were writing a report about her for a school project. But they were really digging for information.

    Gabehart received the Homemaker of the Year award at the recent Taylor County Extension Homemakers annual meeting.

    A member of the homemakers group since 1965, Gabehart has spent her life helping others through volunteer work.

  • Combined emergency services paying off

     

    Three years into the interlocal agreement between the city and county to share the deficit from emergency services operations, officials from both entities are praising its benefits to the community.

    The committee charged to study operation, revenue and expenses at Campbellsville and Taylor County's EMS, Fire & Rescue and E-911 operations met Tuesday to discuss the report of the emergency services operations' income and expenses for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

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  • Slight Edge Salon & Spa opens

     

    Margie Holtzclaw and Shannon Lawson are working as cosmetologists at the newly opened Slight Edge Salon & Spa.

    Located at 112 Roberts Road, Suite 5 in Campbellsville, they specialize in dimensional color, highlights, perms, relaxers and precision cuts for the whole family.

    Spa services include facials, waxing and makeup application. They also offer sassy spa parties for all ages, from girls' birthday parties to bridal parties.