Local News

  • Campbellsville woman charged with DUI

    A Campbellsville woman has been charged with her second DUI offense.
    Misty A. Buley, 37, of 1881 Sportsman Lane Road, was arrested at 4:25 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12.
    According to Buley’s arrest citation, Campbellsville Police received a complaint from the local probation and parole office that Buley was supposed to submit to a drug test but drove away.
    Records state that Buley allegedly went to a person’s home, got a pill bottle with urine inside and was caught tampering with the drug test at the probation and parole office.

  • Campbellsville man cited for growing marijuana

    A Campbellsville man has been cited for growing marijuana.
    Robert C. Clements, 56, of 12243 Liberty Road, was cited at 2:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
    According to Clements’ citation, Kentucky State Police troopers saw a marijuana plant growing beside a building in the back yard of his home.
    The troopers were conducting aerial surveillance for the Governor’s Marijuana Eradication Team for a Drug Free Kentucky.
    Court records state that Clements admitted to growing the marijuana and owning the plant. The plant was cut down and destroyed.

  • One injured in three-vehicle crash

    A child was injured in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning.
    According to a Campbellsville Police news release, at 10:45 a.m., Angela M. Morgan, 29, of Greensburg was driving a 2005 Chevrolet east on KY 210, when her vehicle struck a 1995 Toyota driven by Lisa Napier, 27, of Campbellsville. Napier’s vehicle was crossing KY 210 from Nancy Cox Drive to Green River Plaza. Morgan’s vehicle then struck a 2003 Buick driven by Cindy Burton, 53, of Columbia. Burton’s vehicle was stopped at a red light.

  • Chick-fil-A Express has ribbon cutting

    Chick-fil-A Express celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting recently. Larry Hayes, center, secretary for the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, cut the Campbellsville University Chick-fil-A Express ribbon along with Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president, who is speaking.

  • Kessler receives real estate license

    Marsha Kessler has passed the Kentucky Real Estate License exam and received her sales associate license.
    Kessler will join her father, John Kessler, at Kessler Auction & Realty Co. in Campbellsville.
    Kessler, 18, is the daughter of John and Julie Kessler of Campbellsville and a 2011 graduate of Taylor County High School. She attends Campbellsville University, where she is majoring in secondary education with an emphasis in math.

  • Active Day celebrates Adult Day Services Week

    Active Day of Campbellsville is celebrating Adult Day Services Week this week.
    The week is designed to raise awareness of availability and accessibility of adult day programs nationwide. This year’s theme is “Adult Day Services ... Building and Supporting Communities.”
    Adult day services are designed to meet the needs of adults with functional or cognitive impairments through an individual plan of care. Active Day of Campbellsville provides health services, meals, transportation and therapeutic activities in a safe and structured environment.

  • McDonald’s introduces healthier Happy Meal

    McDonald’s in Campbellsville has launched a new Happy Meal in support of the company’s recently announced “Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choice,” which strive to help customers — especially children and families — make nutrition-minded choices, whether visiting McDonald’s or elsewhere.
    Taylor County is among the first markets to receive the redesigned Happy Meal after local stores participated as a test-market for the nation-wide launch. McDonald’s Restaurants in the area began testing the new Happy Meal last year.

  • Pitchin' In

    Volunteers helped pick up trash at Green River Lake on Saturday morning during the annual Green River Lakeshore cleanup.

  • The sound of Gershwin

    The sounds of an orchestra infused with the energy of a cabaret filled The Gheens Recital Hall on Friday night.

    The 2011-2012 Central Kentucky Arts Series kicked off with a performance at Campbellsville University by the Spectrum Brass ensemble, based in Michigan.

    The All-Gershwin Revue program was titled “Who Could Ask For Anything More?”

    The next arts series event is planned for Tuesday, Nov. 15 with Octavia Sexton performing at CU’s Mobley Theater at 7 p.m.

  • Campbellsville man dies in Friday night crash