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  • Reward offered for information about local man's death

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office, in agreement with family members, is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the conclusion of the investigation into the death of Adam Hogan.

    Hogan, 29, was last seen with friends on Sept. 1, 2010. Human remains were found in a cornfield last Oct. 21, which were identified as Hogan's a month later.

    The cause of Hogan's death is still undetermined, though Taylor County Sheriff's deputies have not ruled out foul play.

  • Man charged with selling marijuana

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with selling marijuana.

    Jacob S. Wooley, 21, of 434 Kenny St., was arrested at 11:22 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

    According to Wooley's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Ben Riggs arrested him on an outstanding warrant.

    While being arrested, court records state, Wooley's girlfriend gave Riggs four bags of marijuana.

    Wooley allegedly told Riggs that he had been selling marijuana to make ends meet.

  • One injured in Kerr Street crash

    A woman was injured Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of North Carden Street and Kerr Street.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded to the crash at 6:56 p.m.

    Eulon Wesley, 86, was driving a 1998 Ford Taurus south on North Carden.

    After stopping at a stop sign, Wesley struck a 2000 Dodge Neon driven by Stormy Lachowicz, 19, while attempting to cross Kerr Street.

  • KY 527 to close for drainage work

    Motorists traveling along KY 527 in Taylor County will see the road closed on Wednesday.

    Taylor County maintenance crews will be performing drainage improvements between Robinson Avenue and University Drive.

    The closure is expected to take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • One injured in South Central crash

    A pedestrian was injured Wednesday after being struck by a car while attempting to cross the street.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Marshelia L. Cox of Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville was traveling south on South Central Avenue at 8:14 p.m. in a 2002 Ford Escort.

    The report states that Cox struck Jose Salinas Vargas, 22, who was attempting to cross the street.

  • Local Order of the Eastern Star chapter will celebrate 100th birthday Sunday

    For a century, they have come together to give back to the community. And on Sunday the Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star will celebrate its 100th birthday.

    The reception, which is open to the public, is from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Elk-Pit Masonic Hall on Elk Horn Road.

    Faye Adams, the current secretary of the local chapter, said the original by-laws book, which dates back to September 1911, will be on display during the reception. The book is signed by every member since the group's inception 100 years ago.

  • Local Order of the Eastern Star chapter will celebrate 100th birthday

    For a century, they have come together to give back to the community. And on Sunday the Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star will celebrate its 100th birthday.
    The reception, which is open to the public, is from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Elk-Pit Masonic Hall on Elk Horn Road.

  • 45 hours in despair

     

    Jesse Osbourne

    Landmark News Service

    Nearly 45 hours after disappearing, Randall Chesser was found alive, next to a creek off of Coulter Lane, lying on the ground, roughly three miles from his home.

    The 7-year-old autistic boy from Willisburg endured rain, wind and storms that started on Sunday night and lasted into Monday morning.

  • Greensburg woman charged with burglary

    A Greensburg woman has been arrested and charged with stealing from a local home.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a complaint on Sunday at 12:25 p.m. of a burglary at a home on Hodgenville Road. The burglaries allegedly occurred on three separate occasions at storage facilities on the property.

    Carla McClister, 30, of 415 Durham St., Apt. A, was arrested on warrants that deputies obtained. She was lodged at the Taylor County Detention Center and charged with three counts of third-degree burglary.

  • One injured in Attila Road crash

    A Campbellsville woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Attila Road on Monday.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Peggie Sprowles, 47, was traveling east in a 1994 Ford Tempo at 1:50 p.m. when she ran off the road, struck a mailbox and overturned.

    The report states that the vehicle came to a rest in a ditch upside down.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS transported Sprowles to Taylor Regional Hospital for treatment of multiple injuries. She was treated and released.