Local News

  • Local man charged in sealed indictment

    A Campbellsville resident has been charged with selling cocaine in an indictment recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Tyler Wilson aka James T. Wilson, 25, of High Pine, Apt. 35, was indicted on a charge of first-degree selling cocaine.

    Bond was set at 10 percent of $25,000. If convicted, Wilson could be sentenced to as much as 10 years in prison.

    - An indictment is a legal accusation only. It does not establish guilt.

  • Greensburg man accused of forging prescription

    A Greensburg man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly tried to fill a forged prescription.

    William Jefferson Hagy, 31, of 88 Creason Lane was arrested at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9.

    According to Hagy's arrest warrant, he is accusing of using a false name and address to pick up a prescription for Lortab at Central Drug in Campbellsville.

    Hagy was charged with first-degree attempt to obtain a controlled substance by false statement or forgery, a Class D felony punishable by as much as five years in prison.

  • BREAKING NEWSKentucky court dismisses alcohol appeal

    The Kentucky Court of Appeals has dismissed an appeal contesting a judge's decision that upheld the results of last May's local option election, which allowed some Campbellsville restaurants to serve alcohol.

    According to court records, the appeal was dismissed because the appellants failed to file court documents within the time allowed by state law.

    According to KRS 120.075, any party may appeal a judgment within 10 days of that judgment being filed.


  • Taylor County Democrats meet today

    The Taylor County Democrat Executive Board will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Courthouse. All members, officials and precinct workers are urged to attend. The meeting is open to the public.

  • Three injured in one-vehicle collision

    Three people were injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle collision on Greensburg Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Jennifer Lugo, 30, of U.S. 68 in Greensburg was traveling eastbound on U.S. 68 at 1:31 a.m. when she swerved to the right side of the road and struck an embankment.

    The report states that Lugo's 1997 Pontiac overturned twice before stopping in a field.

    Lugo and her two passengers, her 4- and 6-year old sons, exited the vehicle and got into another car driven by someone else who took them to a home in Campbellsville.

  • SEARCH UPDATE: Thirty-four apply for Taylor Superintendent spot

    Thirty-four people have applied to be the next Taylor County School Superintendent.

    Though it wasn't discussed during the meeting, Board Member Gary Porter provided information on the superintendent search before the start of the Board's regular meeting Tuesday. Porter is the Board's representative on the superintendent search screening committee.

  • Campbellsville to host superintendent reception

    Campbellsville Independent School Board will host a reception to allow the public to meet the three superintendent candidates.

    The reception is Wednesday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m. in the media center in Campbellsville High School. The candidates will share some information about themselves and their vision for the school district.

  • New restaurant will provide 85 jobs

    Colton's Steak House & Grill is set to open this fall in the current Ponderosa building on KY 210.

    Team Taylor County Executive Director Ron McMahan says the restaurant is expected to hire 85 people, more than double Ponderosa's 33 employees.

    The restaurant expects to open in August or September. It is owned by Doug Landers, who also owns a Colton's in Glasgow. The Glasgow restaurant is the only other Kentucky location.

  • SEARCH UPDATE: City Schools announces superintendent finalists

    Campbellsville Independent School Board announced the names of its three finalists for superintendent at Monday night's Board meeting.

    The candidates are Mike Deaton, who is currently principal at Campbellsville High, Leon Smith, principal at Washington County High School, and Robert Lewis, associate superintendent at Hardin County Schools.

    The Board will host a reception to allow the public to meet the candidates at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the CHS Media Center.

  • Budget: City passes resolution waiving County contributions to Rescue, E-911

    Discussion of the City/County occupational tax agreement took center stage at Monday night's City Council meeting.

    The City and County have been discussing budget options due to an expected shortfall in the County's jail budget. Last month, Fiscal Court members had first reading of an ordinance to break the occupational tax agreement with the City.