Today's News

  • Birth announcements for July 21

    Felicia Tirva and Charles Jr. Wethington of Greensburg announce the birth of a son, Charles Jr. Wethington II, on June 13 at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Grandparents are Angelina Scudieri and Mercedes Medina of Greensburg, the late Charles Wayne Wethington and Jean and Philip Scudieri.


    Trevis and Sara Bell of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Serenity Peace Bell, at 12:44 p.m. at Springview Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 4 pounds, 15.5 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

  • A Class Reunion

    The Taylor County High School Class of 1966 had its 45th reunion Saturday night July 2 at Creek Side Restaurant.

    There was an opening prayer by Ina Loy Jones, after which all enjoyed a buffet meal. Following the meal, a group photo was taken. At that time, Bill Perkins did a complete roll call from the 1966 yearbook, getting an update on the current status and address on each former classmate.

    Guest speaker was Fred Waddle, the class' biology teacher and coach. Waddle reminded the class of how important it is to be on time and how fast time goes by.

  • Lions Club installs new officers

    The Campbellsville Lions Club recently had its annual picnic and installation of officers for the 2011-2012 year at the community center. Lions Bob and Jan Swett, district governors of Lions of Kentucky District 43-C, performed the installation ceremony.

    Pictured, from left, front, are Wanda Sapp, third vice president; Shelia Wethington, second vice president; Grayling Cox, first vice president; Cheryl Williams, president; Sarah Hubbard, treasurer; and Mary McVay Lion Tamer.

  • Man charged with second DUI

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with his second DUI offense.
    Kevin D. Cox, 33, of 306 Sharon Drive, Apt. C, was arrested at 11:29 p.m. Tuesday, July 12.
    According to Cox’s arrest citation, Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Coppage saw him driving in the wrong lane of traffic.
    Court records state that Cox was allegedly swerving from side to side and had slurred speech and was unable to perform field sobriety tests.

  • Man charged with killing family pet

    A Campbellsville man has been charged with cruelty to animals after he allegedly shot his family’s dog.
    Michael R. Cox, 64, of 700 Cottage Court was arrested at 1 a.m. Tuesday, July 12.
    According to court records, Cox is accused of firing a gun outside his home at least twice. One of the shots allegedly struck and killed his family’s dog.
    Records state that Cox told Campbellsville Police Officer Charles Houk that he had been drinking and arguing with his wife about the dog before the shooting.

  • Local man charged with assault in Louisville

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer after an incident at a bar in Louisville.
    According to court records, Jonathan Cook, 26, was arrested at 12:40 a.m. Sunday at a bar on Fourth Street. Records state that Cook was at Saddle Ridge Night Club when he allegedly jumped over the bar and assaulted a bartender.

  • Liberty man charged with burglary

    A Liberty man has been arrested and charged with burglary after he allegedly broke into an abandoned home and stole several items.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, the office received a complaint that someone had broken into an abandoned home on KY 210 on June 21.
    After an investigation, Christopher Middleton, 34, of 226 Creston Water Tower Road was arrested on July 14 and charged with third-degree burglary.

  • KSP now accepting cadet applications

    The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for its next cadet class. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website at www.kentuckystate police.org and click on the Career Opportunities, Recruitment Home and How To Become A Kentucky State Trooper.

  • 9-year-old recovering from dog attack

    A former Campbellsville boy is recovering from serious wounds sustained during a dog attack in Hodgenville, where he now lives.
    Franklin Parks, 9, was playing outside July 7 at a relative’s house on Dangerfield Road in Hodgenville, according to his mother, Rebecca Parks. Franklin had been warned to stay away from an adult dog that was loose in the yard. However, the dog had puppies and Franklin attempted to pet one of them. That’s when the adult dog, described as a “pit bull,” mauled her son, Mrs. Parks said.

  • UPDATE: Woman charged in husband’s death

    A Campbellsville wo-man has been accused of murdering her husband with an overdose of morphine.
    Kathleen Wise, 60, of 4203 Bengal Road was arrested Tuesday at 5 p.m.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, the office received a call on July 7 about a death that occurred on June 8.
    The report states that Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney pronounced Joseph Kenneth Wise, 71, dead at his home in Campbellsville. At the time, it was believed Mr. Wise had died of a heart attack.