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Today's News

  • Trial date set for man charged with shooting, kidnapping

    A Greensburg man accused of a shooting, kidnapping and taking a hostage last year will face a jury trial in August, about a year after the reported incident.

    At a pre-trial hearing on Tuesday afternoon, Taylor County Circuit Judge Allan Bertram set a pre-trial conference for Tuesday, March 14, for Steven Hewitt, 25.

  • City’s water tank completion delayed

    Weather has delayed completion of a new water tank at Taylor Regional Hospital and one in the Spurlington area.

    That is what Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said earlier this week. However, he added that they both should be completed within the next six months.

    “The situation they’re dealing with now is the weather,” said Young. “It’s cold, and they’re trying to paint the outside of the tank at the hospital. They have a number of coats they need to put on there to actually protect it properly.

  • Brothers serves prize pig

    If you’ve eaten at Brothers restaurant in downtown Campbellsville, you may be one of many who think they serve some of the best barbeque around.

    If so, the Kentucky Pork Producers Association agrees with you. The group honored Brothers as its Pork Restaurant of the Year Saturday at the KPPA annual meeting and banquet in Bowling Green.

  • H & W to have new home

    Some eight months after a massive fire, H & W Sport Shop is moving again, this time to 120 E. Main St.

    Demolition is complete, and renovations are underway, and they should be ready to move into their new location in about a year, said H & W Sport Shop owner Shaun Hord said.

    “We’ve taken down probably the back third of it,” said Hord. “And we’re going to come back with a garage in the back part. That will be more efficient for deliveries and orders. And we’re renovating the inside of it.”

  • CKMSAC champion Eagles

     

    Campbellsvile Middle School edged Taylor County 52-50 to claim the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference Tournament championship on Jan. 26 in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

  • Heartland Hooparama runs Friday-Sunday at TC

     

  • Lieutenant governor speaks at CU convocation

    It’s good to have a plan for your life, but sometimes God’s plans aren’t your plans.

    That was the basic message that Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton (R) gave at a convocation service Wednesday morning at Campbellsville University’s Ransdell Chapel.

    “It was an interesting journey, for sure, and it was a journey that I didn’t plan,” Hampton said.

    Hampton, the first African-American to hold statewide office in Kentucky, was elected alongside Gov. Matt Bevin (R) on Nov. 3, 2015.

  • Long is new principal of primary center

    The family of the Taylor County Primary Center has been in its new building for a month now, and there is a familiar face leading them on their new journey.

    Melissa Long is the new principal at Taylor County Primary Center. Long had been the vice principal at Taylor County Elementary for the past 11 years.

    When the school decided to split, Long said she was “blessed with the opportunity for this position,” as Donna Williams moved into the Taylor County Intermediate School principal role.

  • Harmon releases audit of Taylor County Clerk’s Office

    An audit recently released by Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon’s office for the Taylor County Clerk’s Office found no financial discrepancies.

    However, while the clerk’s office had no violations with regard to finances, the auditor’s office did find three faults with how the clerk’s office performs duties.

    Michael Goins of the state auditor’s office said those findings were the same ones that were found the previous year.

  • Good as gold

    Taylor County High School senior Ivy Neal is leaving a lasting mark at the new Taylor County Primary Center.

    The all-star senior created a large mural of the United States painted on the concrete courtyard at TCPC for her Girl Scout Gold Award project.

    The Gold Award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, recognizing girls who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through remarkable ‘Take Action’ projects that have sustainable impact in their communities and beyond.