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  • Walk for Homelessness


    Green River Ministries Board members and members of the community joined together Friday to raise awareness about homelessness. The group walked along Main Street and Broadway, capping its “Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes” fundraiser. As of Friday, the effort had raised more than $300.

  • Louisville man charged after sending nude photos on Facebook


  • Lexington woman accused of stealing local woman’s purse

    A Lexington woman has been arrested and charged with stealing a local woman’s purse and using her credit card.
    Bridget Bowman, no age given, of 848 Malibu Drive #28, was arrested last Wednesday at 12:18 p.m. by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.
    According to court records, Bowman is accused of stealing a local woman’s purse on March 22 that contained a driver’s license, checkbook, debit card, wallet and other personal items valued at more than $700.

  • Two charged in sealed indictments

    Two men have been charged with burglary and other crimes 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.
    Indicted were:
    • Brandon R. Sharp Brown, 23, of 419 N. Jackson St., Apt. 6, in Campbellsville, was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree burglary and violation of EPO/DVO.
    Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000.
    If convicted, Brown could be sentenced to as much as 15 years in prison.

  • Pancakes-a-plenty

    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue and Taylor County Volunteer Fire Department hosted the annual pancake breakfast Saturday morning. Each year, about 1,200 people attend the event, which raises money for equipment.

  • Nine TCHS students selected for 2012-2013 Governor's Scholars Program


    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Nine Taylor County High School students have been selected for the 2012-2013 Governor's Scholars Program, which Principal Charles Higdon Jr. says is a school record.

  • TCHS art students displaying work


    Taylor County High School senior art students are displaying their work at community businesses through May 9.

    From left, front, Lucas Sharpe's work is at Citizens Bank & Trust Co. on Main Street and Cassie Gray's is at Creek Side Restaurant.

    Middle, Krysten Smith is showing her work at Taylor Regional Hospital, Brooklyn Roby's is at Forcht Bank on Broadway and Ryne Pearlman's work is at the Taylor County Public Library.

  • CES names Writers of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week.

    They are, from left, Jewell Cox, Grant Rinehart, Devin Kinser, Leigh Hicks and Destiny Hicks.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 20.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Hayden Ingram, first-grader Jeffrey Sprowles, second-grader Bella Long, third-grader Abby Decker and fourth- and fifth-graders Megan McNear and Mackenzie Larimore.

  • What's on your iPod?


    The Campbellsville High School Show Choir presented its "What's On Your iPod?" spring concert on Saturday.