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  • Three injured in Broadway crash

    Three people were injured Friday in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Broadway and Friendship Pike.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at 10:40 p.m., Candice Tims, 25, of Campbellsville was driving a 2001 Nissan Sentra east on Broadway when she struck a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria driven by Christopher M. Wise, 22, of Campbellsville.

  • Three injured in Airport Road crash

    Three people were injured in a two-car collision Saturday at the intersection of U.S. 68 and Airport Road.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at around 3:05, Jack Gray of Danville was traveling west on U.S. 68 in a 2009 Lincoln four-door car when he attempted to make a left turn onto Airport Road and turned into the path of a 2002 Hyundai four-door car driven by Donald Robinson of Knoxville, Tenn.

  • Three children injured in one-vehicle crash

    Three children were injured Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on Saloma Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Tricia Burke, 38, of 5070 Saloma Road was driving a 1992 Mercedes Benz south on Saloma Road at 9:27 p.m.

    The report states that Burke ran off the shoulder of the road after she lost control of her vehicle. Her car slid down an embankment before overturning in a field.

  • Voter registration deadline nears for Primary Election

    Kentuckians who wish to vote in the upcoming May 18 Primary Election must register by Monday. County Clerk Mark Carney's office will accept voter registration cards until 4:30 p.m.

    A postmark of April 19 is also required for all mail-in voter registration applications. Registration cards can be obtained online at www.vote.ky.gov/register.

  • For the Children

    Three hundred and thirty-nine ribbons for 339 children.

    In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, Taylor County Middle School students from Peers for Peace and the local office of the Kentucky Department of Protection and Permanency tied blue ribbons to trees in Miller Park on Tuesday afternoon as a reminder of the 339 children involved in reported child abuse cases in Taylor County last year.

    According to statistics provided by Lexington-based Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, child abuse is down in Taylor County.

  • Local man charged with selling drugs

    A Campbellsville man has been charged with selling drugs in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Christopher L. Shively, 31, of 414 Kenny St. was charged in three separate indictments with selling a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school, three counts of second-degree selling a controlled substance and three counts of being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Author speaks to CKAS crowd

    She told the crowd about her life, her writing process and even gave a sneak peak of her new novel.

    The final event of the Central Kentucky Arts Series' 2009-2010 season featured Campbellsville native Janna McMahan, an award-winning author.

    Each year, the Central Kentucky Arts Series highlights one of Campbellsville's own talented artists as part of its Home Roots Program.

    McMahan spoke Tuesday in Campbellsville University's Theater about her family, how she became a writer and how she comes up with ideas for her books.

  • Texting bill becomes law

    Those who text and drive will soon have to stop - or be prepared to pay up.

    Gov. Steve Beshear signed a bill into law on Monday that bans texting while driving for everyone and all use of cell phones while driving for those younger than 18.

    Those who don't put their cell phones down, according to the bill, will be fined $25 for a first offense and $50 for each subsequent offense.

    Any person caught texting while driving before Jan. 1 will receive a courtesy warning. After Jan. 1, the fines will be imposed.

  • Man crashes car after fatal heart attack

    Clyde F. Hix loved to laugh. And he loved to make other people laugh along with him.

    "He was very happy," said Tanya Pike, Hix's co-worker at H&R Block. "He always wanted to laugh. You always laughed when he was around."

    Hix, who moved to Campbellsville from Massachusetts about a year ago, died Sunday after suffering a massive heart attack while driving along U.S. 68.

  • Campbellsville woman injured in two-vehicle collision

    A Campbellsville woman was injured in a collision at the U.S. 68/North Columbia Avenue intersection on April 10.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at about 2:30 p.m., Rita Wise of Campbellsville was traveling west on U.S. 68 in a 1999 Chevrolet pickup truck when she traveled into the path of a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Lannon Cox Jr. of Campbellsville.

    Wise was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel. She was treated and released. Cox was not injured.