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Today's News

  • Hewitt to face grand jury on shooting, kidnapping charges

    A Taylor County Grand Jury will contemplate indictments against a Greensburg man accused of a shooting, kidnapping and hostage taking.

    At a Wednesday morning hearing, Taylor County District Judge Connie Phillips forwarded Steven Hewitt’s case to a grand jury. Hewitt, 24, faces possible charges of first-degree assault, a Class B felony; kidnapping of an adult, a Class B felony; and four counts of first-degree unlawful imprisonment, a Class D felony.

  • Clement hopes to make a difference at TCMS

    As things continue to progress and change for the Taylor County School District, there is a new supporting factor in place at Taylor County Middle School. New assistant principal Eddie Clement started his first week of school last week. 

    Clement comes on board to join new principal Danita Johnson. The pair have worked together in the past while in Lexington. 

  • Body found in Wal-Mart parking lot

    The body of a man was found in a van parked at the Campbellsville Wal-Mart Tuesday morning.

    The man has been identified as Christopher York, 39, of Greensburg.

    Officials believe York may have been dead for a few days according to scanner traffic, although a spokesperson with the Green County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday morning that they had received no reports of York as missing.

  • Acquitted of assault, Jones still faces charge of tampering with a witness

    A man who was acquitted earlier this year of assault still faces a tampering with a witness charge in connection with that case.

    At a Tuesday afternoon hearing, Taylor County Circuit Judge Allen Bertram reduced Jeffery Jones’ bond from $10,000 full cash to a $1,000, 10-percent bond. That means he or someone else only needs to pay 10 percent of that, or $100, for him to be released.

  • Annual fishing derby set for Saturday at GRL

    It’s that time of year again, as kids prepare to bait up for the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with Green River Lake State Park and Friends of Green River Lake, are ready to make this year’s event a “reel casting” success. 

    The derby is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to noon EST near the shelter on the shoreline in Green River Lake State Park.

  • Bluegrass and Barbeque

    Scores of people came out to the Campbellsville Civic Center to enjoy bluegrass music, have barbeque and help donate to the Hiestand House.

    “We sold over 100 tickets and probably 100 attended,” said Betty Jane Gorin Smith, who helped organize the Brothers BBQ and Bluegrass event Saturday evening. “If I were guessing, I would say we fed over 100, counting the band members.”

  • Jones found not guilty in shooting

    A man who was accused of shooting another man in the neck was found not guilty Friday morning.

    After a 40-minute deliberation, a jury found Jeff Jones, 53 not guilty of either second-degree assault, a Class C felony; or fourth-degree assault, a Class A misdemeanor.

  • Hansford honored with his own special day

    As the old saying goes, “When one door closes, another opens,” and that is just the case for Rufus F. Hansford. 

    Hansford has been a principal broker and auctioneer for 58 years, serving Campbellsville, Taylor County and the surrounding communities. He has single-handedly been responsible for giving many young auctioneers their start. 

  • Three face indictments from grand jury

    A Taylor grand jury has returned indictments against three people for various drug-related charges.

    Bridget Reliford, 32, of Campbellsville, was charged with first-degree trafficking in controlled substance less than 2 grams of methamphetamine, a Class D felony; and buy/possess drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor.

    The charges stem from a reported incident on Feb. 4 of this year. Reliford has since been released from TCDC.

  • Downtown shops to host trivia contests

    Two local shops in downtown Campbellsville are trying to start trivia nights.

    Venture City Comics is hosting its first trivia night at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. The cost is $5 a person or $20 for a four-person team. They want at least 16 people or four teams. Anyone can register before that date or can show up. There are enough spots for six teams.