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Today's News

  • Superintendent gets top rating

     

    Taylor County School Board Chairman Tony Davis said this was the easiest superintendent evaluation he has ever done.

    "We all agree that he's outstanding, he's done more than we ask," Davis said of Superintendent Roger Cook at the Board's regular meeting last Tuesday.

    The Board met in closed session for about 25 minutes to complete the evaluation.

  • TC teachers win scholarship

     

    Two Taylor County School teachers recently won Kentucky Education Association 4th district scholarships.

    Stacey Thomas, a high school science teacher, received a scholarship toward national board certification. And Melissa Collison, a kindergarten teacher, received a scholarship toward her rank I.
     

  • Gravel Switch man arrested after being struck by vehicle

    A Gravel Switch man was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in the road when intoxicated.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Jacob Hedgespeth was called on Saturday, June 7, at about 11:30 p.m. to help Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Robert VanCleave investigate an incident near the Taylor County Fairgrounds on U.S. 68.

  • Resident charged with second DUI

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with his second DUI offense.

    James M. Buck, 49, of 510 N. Columbia Ave., was arrested on Sunday, June 8, at noon.

    According to Buck's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Scotty Perian saw him driving on North Columbia Avenue. Perian wrote in court records that he knew Buck's driver's license had been suspended for a previous DUI offense.

  • Bowling Green Man Accused of Stealing Trailer

    A Bowling Green man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly stole a trailer and several firearms.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, deputies received a call on Friday at about 1 p.m. reporting a stolen trailer being pulled by a GMC SUV on KY 55.

  • Vehicle Collides With Van, Carport

     

    No injuries were reported, though a vehicle, carport and home were damaged when a vehicle crashed into a structure on Saturday afternoon at about 4:45 p.m. Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire & Rescue employees were called to the scene at 2319 Greensburg Road, in the Arrowhead Trailer Park. Upon arrival, they saw a Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Emily Ford of Campbellsville had collided with a van, portable carport and a ramp leading to the home. The van is owned by Jimmy Russell, and Mary Russell owns the home.
     

  • One Person Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash

     

    At least one person was injured in a two-vehicle crash on the north bypass at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. A car and SUV collided near the former Goodyear location. Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire & Rescue and Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel responded and helped remove the driver of the car from her vehicle. Campbellsville Police officers are investigating. A police report wasn’t available at press time. See Monday’s issue for complete details.
     

  • One Person Injured in Three-Vehicle Crash

     

  • Two Children Injured in Crash

     

    Two children were injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Broadway and Roberts Road. A truck and car collided at about 8:15 a.m. Campbellsville Fire & Rescue and Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel responded to the scene and Campbellsville Police are investigating. A complete report wasn’t available at press time. See Monday’s issue for more.
     

  • Medical Condition Causes Crash