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  • Last defendant in drug case enters plea

    The last of four people accused of operating a meth lab in a Hamilton Street home has pleaded guilty to the crimes.

    A Taylor County grand jury indicted the four on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of drug supplies last September.

    Charged were:

  • A+ Auto Sales has new location

    Chris Caulk, owner of A+ Auto Sales, recently announced his new location at 1200 E. Broadway across from Taylor County Middle School in Campbellsville.

    A+ Auto Sales offers buy-here-pay-here financing for most vehicles. Its full line of auto services includes new state-of-the-art front-end alignment with camera system, tune-ups, oil changes, brakes/rotors, motor repair, tire rotation and balancing and a custom muffler shop.

  • AT&T expands mobile broadband network in Campbellsville

    AT&T has expanded its mobile broadband network in Campbellsville, extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and feature-rich audio and video content to customers in Taylor County.

    Already this year, AT&T has expanded mobile broadband to several communities, including Bardstown, Berea, Corbin, Hodgenville, London, Mt. Sterling, Pikeville and Murray.

    "Demand for wireless bandwidth is growing rapidly, and we want to meet that demand for our customers," stated Dave Weller, regional director of external affairs for AT&T Kentucky.

  • Man pleads guilty to sending nude photos of himself to a 13-year-old

    A Campbellsville man has pleaded guilty to sending pornographic photos of himself to a Taylor County Sheriff's deputy who posed as a 13-year-old girl in an online chat room.

    In exchange for his plea, the prosecutor has recommended a probation sentence and that the man be required to register as a sex offender.

    Frankie Hardin, 60, of 313 Sharon Drive entered his guilty plea before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly on Tuesday.

  • Summer Veggies

    Fresh cantaloupe, watermelon, corn, tomatoes and beans. For those looking for some homegrown foods, ready-to-eat summer vegetables are available now at the Taylor County Farmers' Market.

    The market is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday and, according to Darrell Bunnell, president of the farmers' market association, vendors have about every fruit and vegetable in season available for purchase.

    The farmers' market building is located just off KY 210 on the left past Walmart, near the Taylor County Animal Shelter.

  • Committee will discuss EDA

    A meeting of a new committee to examine the Economic Development Authority has yet to be scheduled but could happen soon.

    City Councilman David Nunery said he has taken initiative to schedule a committee meeting. Nunery and Councilman Stan McKinney are the Campbellsville City Council representatives for the group. Magistrates Tommy Corbin and Matt Pendleton are the Taylor Fiscal Court representatives.

    The committee also includes two EDA representatives, though they have yet to be appointed.

  • What to wear?

    Like it or not, most schools have dress codes today, and every student is expected to follow them.

    Campbellsville Independent and Taylor County public schools and Kentucky Christian Academy have finalized their polices and sent copies home to parents.

    Administrators from the local schools all say students should be aware of the policies, though there have been little or no changes to most of the policies.

    Also, schools have announced that lunch prices remain the same for the upcoming year.

  • Pike makes sculpture

     

    Valerie Michelle Pike, 17, of Campbellsville completed this anime sculpture. Pike, a home-schooled senior, is the daughter of Ed and Marcenia Pike. They attend Saloma Baptist Church.

  • Money tips for college students

    College students should have a budget, and it is not a bad idea for high school students either.

    A budget is a tool for tracking the money you make compared with the money you spend. Many people would say a budget is a spending plan, but that doesn't take into account savings or investments. So, let's consider it a money plan.

  • Local high school coordinator accepting host family applications

    Kathleen Lesperance, international exchange coordinator for the nonprofit Education First (EF) Foundation for Foreign Study, the leader in high school exchange, is currently accepting applications for host families for the 2011-2012 school year.