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  • Summer fun!

    Despite rainy weather, the pool at Miller Park has been getting steady business since opening late last month.

    Pool hours are 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $3 per person. Season passes are $50 for one person, $90 for two, $130 for three and $150 for a family of four or more.

  • Garden of Whimsy

    Visitors who step into the backyard of Myrtie Parsley's Campbellsville home might feel as though they've entered a magical garden.

    From whimsical artwork and chimes to birdhouses and statues of angels, there's something to see in every corner.

    Parsley, a retired Green County High School art teacher, has always expressed herself through painting and poetry. Now, she is spending her retirement expressing herself in new ways - gardening.

  • Collision on KY 55 results in injuries

    Those injured in a two-vehicle collision on Friday refused medical treatment.

    William Ken Forman, 81, of 209 Misty Drive in Campbellsville was stopped at KY 1061 on Friday at 8:28 p.m., attempting to cross KY 55 onto Lone Valley Road in a 1998 Toyota Rav 4.

    For more on this story, see Thursday's print edition.

  • Campbellsville man still missing

    A Campbellsville man known throughout the community as "Rambo" has been missing now for a year and a half.

    James Huff has been missing since Jan. 28, 2008, according to the National Center for Missing Adults. Huff would now be 39.

    Huff's uncle, Ralph Huff, says he isn't sure what has happened to his nephew.

    Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Allen Newton said in January that he believes Huff left Campbellsville.

     

  • Single mother of 10 gets first home

    After moving everything in, she says she's going to paint and do some much needed landscaping. "The only thing I can't wait to do is paint those purple shutters."

    At the age of 50, Dawn Novak is purchasing her first home. "First and last," she says with a smile.

    And with the help of Community Ventures Corp., Novak will get some financial assistance to make the purchase possible.

  • Taylor County Fair

    See the Accent and Milestones pages in Monday's print edition as well as a slideshow at the bottom of today's home page for more photos from this year's Taylor County Fair.

  • FOL fire report months away

    Campbellsville's fire chief says he doesn't believe Tuesday's fire at the former Fruit of the Loom building was intentionally set, but a report of the official cause might be months away.

    The east side of the building at the factory, which closed its doors in 1998, caught fire early Tuesday morning.

    Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson said at a press conference last week that three explosions inside the building were confirmed.

  • Two horses killed in collision

    A Campbellsville man was injured and two horses were killed Tuesday in a one-vehicle collision on KY 70.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Matthew T. Cash, 26, of 7834 Liberty Road was traveling west on KY 70 at 6:08 a.m.

    Read more about this story and others in Monday's print edition.

  • Resident charged in sealed indictment

    A Campbellsville resident has been charged with drug crimes in an indictment 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.

    Read more about this story and others in Monday's print edition.

  • County says 'no'' to mowing abandoned properties

    The County will no longer mow the lawns of properties that have been abandoned or are in foreclosure.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers told magistrates at last week's regular Fiscal Court meeting that the County has recently received nearly a dozen requests to mow the yards of homes that have been abandoned or are in foreclosure.

    "Are we in the mowing business?" he asked.

    Rogers asked magistrates if they wanted the County to continue to mow the yards.