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  • Glenn Miller Orchestra to headline Central Kentucky Arts Series Concert

    Orchestra music will fill the air Tuesday at Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University as the renowned Glenn Miller Orchestra takes the stage in the latest concert of the Central Kentucky Arts Series.

    CKAS board member Lisa Gupton said she and everyone involved with CKAS are excited to bring the orchestra to Campbellsville.

    “The Glenn Miller Orchestra has an incredible reputation for excellence, and we are thrilled to be able to bring such a prestigious group to Campbellsville,” Gupton said.

  • Two arrested following shots fired after basketball game

     

    Two Campbellsville University students were arrested after an investigation into an altercation that occurred following the Campbellsville University vs. Lindsey Wilson College basketball game in which shots were fired.

  • Five arrested in 2013 marijuana case

     

    Five individuals were arrested following a four-year long investigation into marijuana trafficking, and another arrest could be forthcoming, according to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report.

  • Local business owner in jail after Friday morning shooting

     

    A local business owner is in jail facing first-degree assault charges after shooting another individual Friday morning. 

    Richard Fedewa, 37, was arrested by Campbellsville Police Friday and lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center just after 2 p.m. 

    The shooting occurred just before 11:30 a.m. on Friday. 

    Fedewa, who lists himself as the owner of the Towne Motel in Campbellsville on his Facebook page, was taken into custody after law enforcement responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Gowdy Street. 

  • Local schools could suffer from Governor's budget proposal

     

    Last week, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin presented his proposed budget during the State of the Commonwealth address.

    A few parts of that proposed budget were concerning to local school district administrators.

    Particularly the changes that Bevin is proposing in regard to school transportation funding are concerning for superintendents Roger Cook and Kirby Smith, of the Taylor County and Campbellsville Independent School Districts, respectively.

  • Proposed Senate Bill 4 aims to move state elections to even years

     

    A proposed bill making its way through the Kentucky Legislature could cause a major shakeup in the state’s election calendar.

    Senate Bill 4 was one of the first bills introduced in the Kentucky Senate this year. The bill, sponsored by 14 Senate Republicans including Sen. Max Wise (R-Campbellsville), aims to amend Section 95 of the Kentucky Constitution to hold elections for state officials—such as governor and attorney general—on even-numbered years to coincide with presidential election years.

  • Harris sentenced to six years

     

    A Taylor County High School substitue teacher charged with sending and soliciting explicit photographs to students, as well as having sexual contact with the students, was sentenced to six years in jail Wednesday in Taylor County Circuit Court.

    Lawrence Harris, 47, was arrested in March 2017 after an investigation by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office. Harris was a substitute teacher at Taylor County High School and also was a local photographer.

  • Basketball legend Clem Haskins to be honored with court dedication Saturday

     

    A local legend will be honored Saturday night at a tournament named for him.

    Clem Haskins, a Taylor County native and basketball legend, will be honored by Taylor County High School, as the basketball court in the school’s new gymnasium is officially dedicated in his honor. The court will officially be named Clem Haskins Court. The dedication will take place at halftime of the Taylor County boys’ game in the fourth annual Clem

    Haskins Classic, which is scheduled to start around 8 p.m., following the TCHS Lady Cards 6 p.m. game.

  • Basketball legend Clem Haskins to be honored with court dedication Saturday at TCHS

    A local legend will be honored Saturday night at a tournament named for him.

     

  • Campbellsville man arrested on child sexual exploitation offenses

     

    A Campbellsville man was arrested by Kentucky State Police Tuesday evening and faces charges of 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and 20 counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, according to a KSP release.