Local News

  • Campbellsville woman pleads guilty to DUI in LaRue court

    Nancy W. Ferrante of Campbellsville pleaded guilty to DUI on May 13 in LaRue Circuit Court.
    Her recommended sentence was two days in jail to be conditionally discharged.
    Counts of tampering with physical evidence, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container and failure to wear a seat belt were dismissed.

  • Campbellsville man indicted in LaRue County

    A Campbellsville man was among several people indicted in May by a LaRue County grand jury.
    Lucas N. Milby of Campbellsville was charged with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, two counts of first-degree criminal mischief and DUI, his second offense.
    Milby is accused of driving in a reckless manner and striking two other vehicles on April 21.
    His bond remains the same as set in district court with conditions of no contact with three alleged victims, a dusk-to-dawn curfew and no violation of the penal code or traffic laws.

  • Motorcyclist injured in North Bypass crash Friday

    A Campbellsville man was injured Friday in a crash at the intersection of KY 289 and the North Bypass.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Samuel Filson, 35, of 1721 Central Pike in Harrodsburg was traveling north on KY 289 at 3:30 p.m. in a 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer.

    The report states that at the intersection of KY 289 and North Bypass, Filson made a left turn into the path of Dustin Burton, 23, of 1421 Elk Horn Road, who was operating a 2001 Suzuki TL 1000 motorcycle.

  • Campbellsville Schools will offer summer food program

    Campbellsville Independent Schools will again offer the Kentucky Summer Food Service Program.

    Meals will be served in the Campbellsville High/Elementary cafeteria Monday through Friday to children younger than 19 at no charge. The program began June 1 and continues through June 30.

    Breakfast will be served from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. and lunch will be from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

    The cafeteria will arrange meals for groups of children attending church activities, camps or nonprofit community programs.

  • TCHS wins second place at plane competition


    The 2011 Kentucky Institute for Aerospace Education and University of Kentucky State Wing Design Competition, sponsored by NASA and R.J. Corman Aviation Services, was Tuesday, May 24 at R.J. Corman field in Nicholasville.

    Taylor County High School won second place overall during the competition, first place for a written report and best uniform recognition.

    TCHS students designed their own remote control airplane.

  • CES students receive art awards


    Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students recently received art awards. They are, from left, Seth Tindal, Cristina Phipps, Amelia Rafferty and Glenn Lamer.

  • PRIDE club picks up trash


    God's World PRIDE club picked up trash at Veterans Memorial Park in April for PRIDE spring cleanup month. From left are Leticia Barros, Gabriel Cunha, Tanner Brockman, Jayden Murphy and Austin Malone.

  • CES announces field day winners


    Classroom winners for Campbellsville Elementary School's field day events were recently announced.

  • Clarke wins Bloom Award

    TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky hosted the first Experience the Bloom Awards on Tuesday, May 24 at The Center for Rural Development.
    Bloom stands for Business, Leadership, Opportunities, Organization and Motivation. These awards were created to honor those who have gone above and beyond to make the visitors experience outstanding. Nominations were made by tourism professionals across TOUR SEKY’s 47 county region.
    Marilyn Clarke, former executive director of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Tourist Commission, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • House passes Guthrie legislation cutting mandatory spending

    Congressman Brett Guthrie announced recently that the U.S. House of Representatives passed his bill, H.R. 1216, with a 234-185 vote.
    Guthrie’s bill targets one of the many mandatory spending accounts included in the recently signed health care law.