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Today's News

  • Early Days March 16, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    March 15, 2007

    Gabrielle Pennington of Campbellsville enlisted in the Kentucky National Guard in October 2006 and is currently training to be a human resource specialist at Fort Jackson, S.C.

    Ryan Newcomb is working in the law firm of Johnson, True & Guarnieri in Frankfort.

    Anna Inez Cox, 78, of Redman Avenue in Campbellsville, died Friday, March 9, 2007, at Taylor Regional Hospital after an illness.

  • Early Days March 9, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    March 8, 2007

    Samuel Allen Bright, Jr., 96, of Elk Horn, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007, at his home.

    Anita Berry of Campbellsville celebrated her 83rd birthday at the home of Hayden and Georgietta Johnson in Lebanon on Feb. 11.

    Chad and Shea White of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Savannah Shea, at 1:56 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

  • Holmes plays in 27th major on Thursday

     

  • World War II veteran passes away

    Conrad Claycomb was a wonderful man with a very positive outlook on life, according to those who knew him.

    Despite what he had been through in life, the local World War II United States Army veteran was optimistic and looked for the best in people.

    Claycomb was the last living Taylor County resident to have survived a World War II prisoner-of-war camp.

    He passed away last Monday, March 27, at the age of 92 at the Thomson-Hood VA Center in Wilmore, Kentucky.

  • KET documentary features Green River

    A KET documentary that heavily features Green River and talks about the importance of preserving it was shown Thursday night at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    “This show is about rivers,” said Dr. Richie Kessler, a biology professor at Campbellsville University. “The real star of the show is your river, the Green River … It’s just as much Campbellsville’s river as it is Greensburg’s river.”

  • Grand Jury indicts 21

    A Campbellsville man who allegedly sexually abused two children was one of 21 that a Taylor County Grand Jury indicted last week.

    David M. Cox, 33, of Anna Court in Campbellsville, was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a victim less than 12 years old, a Class C felony. If convicted on both counts, he could spend as much as 20 years in jail.

    The charges relate to reported incidents involving one child from Jan. 1 to Feb. 29, 2016, and another reported incident involving another child on April 5, 2016.

  • Vietnam vets honored

    It’s been more than 40 years since the Vietnam War ended, but several local community members took the time last Wednesday afternoon to recognize the courageous men and women who served during that time.

    A Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day service was held at the Campbellsville Civic Center Wednesday afternoon with several veterans, family members, and community leaders in attendance to recognize and honor those who had sacrificed.

  • Cards taste first baseball setback

    Taylor County claimed Wayne County as its fifth victim and Cumberland County as No. 6 before losing at Bardstown on March 29 for its first loss in seven decisions.
    D.J. Goodin got the win with five innings of relief vs. Wayne County.
    Cameron Kosid (double and triple), Grant McQueary and Marcus Moore had two-hit games with Goodin adding a double and Tyler Franklin, Dawson Cole, Daniel Carney, Griffin Hall and Tanner White adding singles.
    The Cardinals rolled over Cumberland County 11-1 with Cole getting the four-inning win with relief help from Hall.

  • Lady Cardinals win four more in a row

     

  • Wooley sentenced for sexual abuse of 14-year-old girl

    A Greensburg man will serve more than four years in jail for the sexual abuse of a 14-year-old girl last year.

    At a Tuesday afternoon hearing, Taylor County Circuit Judge Allen Bertram sentenced William Q. Wooley, 38, to five years in jail, minus the time he’s already served since his arrest on May 19.

    Once released, Wooley will have to register as a sex offender.

    During the proceedings, Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Angie Call had the victim’s mother address the court and Wooley.