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Today's News

  • Man pleads guilty to kidnapping, other charges in Circuit Court

    A Campbellsville resident charged with kidnapping and assaulting a girlfriend has pleaded guilty to charges against him.

    Brandon Keith Cox, 25, of 311 Taylor Blvd. and co-defendant Catina R. Brockman, 34, of 109 Candace St. appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, April 8.

    Cox and Brockman were indicted by a Taylor County grand jury last July on charges stemming from an alleged kidnapping incident.

    Cox faced charges of kidnapping, first-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Harper with Dart for 10 years

    Sam Harper, right, an electrician, recently received his 10-year service award at Dart Container in Elizabethtown. Presenting the award is Steve Rigg, Thermoform maintenance supervisor.

  • Food pantry faces shortage

    Every month, about 250 Taylor Countians look to the local food pantry to help feed their families. However, with funds running low, the pantry is about a month away from halting services.

    At the moment, the pantry has about $4,000 dollars on hand, said Taylor County Ministerial Association President Michael Goodwin. The ministerial association oversees the pantry.

    With an average weekly expense of $1,000, Goodwin said, there is only enough money to provide food to the needy for one more month.

  • TRH holds health fair

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a community health fair on Saturday, April 19. There were 400 individuals who attended, with 170 receiving the free blood testing.

  • 100th birthday

    Bea Wethington of Chatham, La., formerly of Campbellsville, celebrated her 100th birthday on April 2.

    She was given a party by her two daughters, Melva Beard of Chatham and Martha McCubbin of Campbellsville.

    "I got close to 100 birthday cards," Wethington said by telephone. "I haven't counted them yet. Some of them even had notes in them."

  • Pogue-Hunt engagement

    April Nycole Pogue and Patrick Hunt, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 26.

    Pogue is the daughter of Jeffrey Pogue of Louisville and Leisha and John Barke of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are James and Joyce Pogue of Louisville, Lora Mae Dudgeon of Campbellsville and the late Ray Dudgeon. Great-grandparents are Lee and Rose Pogue of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School, attended Lindsey Wilson College and is employed at Amazon.com.

  • Coppock NCAA pool winner

    Jeff Durham, left, was the winner of the Holland Heritage Grill in the Coppock Electronics NCAA bracket promotion. Betty Holt, right, was runner-up and winner of a Coppock Appliance $50 gift certificate. Employees J.D. Antle and Judy Willems are also pictured

  • CBC begins 'Get a Life' sermon series

    Campbellsville Baptist Church begins a special five-week sermon series, "Get a Life!" this weekend.

    Worship services are at 8:30 and 11 a.m., with small group Bible study at 9:45. A nursery is provided.

    The series includes:

    Sunday, April 27 - Why Am I Here?

    Sunday, May 4 - What is Really Important to Me?

    Sunday, May 11 - What is My Scoreboard?

    Sunday, May 18 - What Am I Good At?

    Sunday, May 25 - What Do I Need to Learn?

    Call 465-8115 for more information.

  • National Healthcare Decisions Day at TRH

    Jon Hieneman, local attorney, presented a program on advance directives on April 16 at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • 'Go Tell' kick off rally is Monday

    A rally Monday evening will kick off the South Central Kentucky Go Tell Crusade with Rick Gage.

    A drop-in reception will begin at 6:15 p.m. with the rally set for 7 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    Gage will be guest speaker at the Crusade that is planned for Sept. 14-17 at the Campbellsville High School Football Stadium.

    Organizers are expecting a large turnout from Taylor, Adair, LaRue, Casey, Green and Marion counties.