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  • Two injured in KY 210 crash

    Two people were injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash on KY 210.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Thomas Hewes, 24, of 893 Autumn Ridge Road in Falls of Rough, Ky., was traveling east on KY 210 at 3:40 p.m.
    The report states that Hewes crossed the centerline of traffic and his 1996 Mercury went into the path of a 1998 Chrysler, driven by David Harding, 59, of 2278 Old Greensburg Road in Campbellsville.
    Hewes struck Harding’s vehicle in the driver’s side door.

  • Campbellsville man indicted in Marion County

    A Campbellsville man was recently indicted in Marion County.
    John Wayne Stearman, 31, of 254 Shreveport Drive in Campbellsville, was indicted on charges of first-degree promoting contraband, DUI, possession of drug supplies, failure to produce an insurance card, failure to wear a seat belt, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, careless driving, failure to or improper signal and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.
    According to the indictment, Stearman allegedly introduced dangerous contraband into a detention facility or penitentiary.

  • Nearly 90 sign up at bone marrow drive

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently hosted a bone marrow drive on March 15 in honor of Campbellsville residents Natalia Gowin Warren and Josh Davis, who were diagnosed last year with acute myeloid leukemia, cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
    Eighty-eight people signed up at the drive to be potential bone marrow donors.
    According to the National Marrow Donor Program, more than 10,000 patients in the United States are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases each year for which the best option for a cure can be a bone marrow transplant.

  • Heartland Heritage group has regional meeting in Campbellsville

    Kentucky Main Street managers representing the Heartland Heritage Region met at the Campbellsville Development Center on Tuesday, March 20, for their quarterly meeting.
    Campbellsville Renaissance member and former main street manager Gwynette Sullivan welcomed the main street managers and representatives from the Kentucky Heritage Council — Becky Gorman, main street state coordinator; Karen Keown, economic development coordinator; and Michael Radeke, restoration project manager.  

  • Adoption of four is blessing for local couple

     

  • CU official offers job hunting tips, suggestions

    She had no idea what career path she wanted to follow.
    Though Brittany Rainey had a few ideas for possible majors when she enrolled as a freshman at Campbellsville University last year, nothing really jumped out at the Liberty native.

  • Foster pleads guilty, could get probation

     

    The Campbellsville foster parent charged with nearly 200 counts of a sex-related crime has pleaded guilty and could receive probation for his crime.

    He could also be ordered to never serve as a foster parent again.

  • State smoking ban bill still alive in legislature

    While it may not be given the stamp of approval this year, it’s gained momentum and will likely be back next session. A House of Representatives committee approved a bill recently that bans smoking at all of Kentucky’s public buildings and workplaces.

    However, proponents have said they don’t believe there is enough support from the Republican-controlled Senate to get the measure passed.

  • St. Baldrick's event raises $47,000


    The fifth annual St. Baldrick’s event raised more than $47,000 on Saturday, helping the local event eclipse its five-year goal of $200,000 to help fight childhood cancer.
    “We anticipate eventually raising $50,000 from this year’s St. Baldrick’s event,” Donna Wise, event organizer, said. “I was confident we would surpass our $200,000 goal over five years, but the predicted amount is quite remarkable.”

  • GCU names MLK essay contest winners

     

    Greater Campbellsville United recently presented awards to participants of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. art and essay state contest.

    Participants for Taylor County Elementary School were fourth-graders Ashton Anderson and Kayleigh Burch.

    Second- and third-place state winners from Campbellsville High school were Bea Zlatkis and Nan Kultrailak, respectively. Other participants from CHS were Iyonia Jackson, Jeremy Dearing, Travis Paige and Emily Chan.