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Today's News

  • Residence damaged in fire

    A home on Graham Road was damaged Friday morning in a fire.

    According to a Taylor County Fire & Rescue news release, personnel responded to the fire at about 1 a.m. at 109 Graham Road, which is owned by Barth Hodges. Kenny Armagost lives at the home.

    The report states that, upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke and flames from the front of the home.

    The fire was contained to the living room, the report states, and the rest of the home sustained heavy smoke damage. The cause of the fire is believed to be an unattended candle.

  • Kentucky State Police Statistics

    During the month of July 2014, Kentucky State Police troopers investigated 24 traffic collisions in the Post 15 area, which includes Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington counties.

    There were six fatal collisions during the month of July. None were in Taylor County.

    This brings the yearly fatality count to 21 compared with 11 through this same period in 2013. Statewide fatality count stands at 352 compared with 372 through the same period in 2013.

  • Annual lakeshore cleanup is Sept. 20

    This year's annual Green River Lakeshore cleanup is Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon.

    Those who would like to participate in the trash pickup should come to the Smith Ridge Boat Ramp, State Park Pavilion, Site One Boat Ramp or the Holmes Bend Boat Ramp.

    Lunch will be served and prizes given away at 12:30 p.m. at the Green River Lake State Park picnic shelter at the state park.

    Volunteer boat drivers are needed to man boats for the event. Drivers are also needed for the fishing with a veteran event on Saturday, Oct. 4.

  • CU to host auditions for 'Dolly Parton's 9 to 5!'

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department will host auditions for the musical, "Dolly Parton's 9 to 5!" on Monday, Aug. 25, and Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at CU's Russ Mobley Theater.

    The musical is based on a movie of the same name, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. The plot involves three women - an overworked office manager, a jilted wife and an objectified secretary - who conspire to depose their smarmy boss and begin making woman-friendly changes in the workplace.

  • The face of farming takes on a new look

    When you think about farmers, what do you picture?

    For many, the word likely conjures images of a middle-aged man in overalls driving a tractor.

    Quint Pottinger is not that farmer.

    Recently, Pottinger was named an agriculture Champion of Change by the White House and U.S. Department of Agriculture for his efforts to grow the next generation of farmers, his initiatives and his involvement in state agricultural organizations.

  • Reaching out to serve the world

    "And he said to them, 'Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.'"

    -Mark 16:15

     

    In today's issue, you can read a story about Zion Separate Baptist Church and their support for the Village of Nassian on Africa's Ivory Coast.

    Although the congregation is fairly small, with about 70 who attend every Sunday, their donations have funded 95 percent of the construction of a new church in Nassian.

  • High school volleyball, soccer teams open season

     

  • Trip to Valhalla brings smiles to Burkhead

     

  • Fire & Rescue personnel respond to tractor fire

     

    Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the report of a tractor and field fire at Cudler Creek Road in Bradfordsville at about 3 p.m. Thursday.

    Upon arrival, firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. No injuries were reported and, as of press time, no report had been released.

  • Fire & Rescue personnel respond to gas line break

     

    Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the scene of a possible gas line break on Aug. 2 near the intersection of Smith Ridge Road and County Park Road.

    The line was broken when a lawn mower went over it, but was quickly repaired.

    A portion of Smith Ridge Road was closed for a short time.