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  • 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.

  • Man accused of growing marijuana

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with growing marijuana after sheriff's deputies found 88 plants on the man's property.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a complaint on Friday at 11:25 a.m. reporting that marijuana was being grown at 705 Dell St.

    The report states that deputies found several plants growing in plain view at the address. Upon investigation, the report states, deputies found 88 suspected marijuana plants, suspected processed marijuana, drug supplies and more than $500 in cash.

  • Two charged with stealing from church

     

    Two Campbellsville men have been arrested and charged with theft.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a complaint of a theft from Mt. Roberts Baptist Church last Friday at 3:47 p.m.

    The report states that two outdoor air conditioning units had been stolen. A description of those who stole the units and their vehicle was given to local recycling businesses.