Today's News

  • Eagle golfers earn All ‘A’ region title


  • Local sports schedule (Oct. 10-24)

    Saturday, Oct. 10
    UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (2:00).
    Monday, Oct. 12
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ SOCCER — Hart County vs. Campbellsville (6:00) at Marion County in 18th District Tournament.
    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL — Campbellsville at LaRue County.
    MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — St. Charles at Taylor County.
    Tuesday, Oct. 13

  • Cyclist killed in Friday accident identified


    A bicyclist was struck and killed by an automobile on Spurlington Road Friday afternoon, according to Taylor County Sheriff’s Office
    Deputy Dickie Benningfield. Taylor County Deputy Coroner Bill Bemis declared James Paiva, 46, of Elk Horn, Ky.,
    dead at the scene, a TCSO report stated.

  • Can Eagles and Cardinals pull off a football double?


  • High school football kicks off Friday


  • Public Record for August 20


     • Adam Blair, speeding, speeding in a school zone, diversion complete, defendant stipulated probable cause, no new violations, dismissed.

     • Angela Denise Bowen, speeding, diversion complete, defendant stipulated probable cause, no new violations, dismissed.

     • Beth A. Burris, speeding, diversion complete, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Pratt donates luggage to help local foster, adopted children


    Don Pratt has been donating luggage to foster and adopted children for roughly 15 years.

    Pratt, 70, a native of Hazard who grew up in and still lives in Lexington, said he's been a single foster dad to some 65 boys and girls over a 30-year period. He's seen more than a few of them carrying their belongings in garbage bags.

  • Governor signs Wise's childhood cancer bill

    Gov. Steve Beshear held a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 82 Thursday at the University of Kentucky.

    The measure aims to increase research dollars designated for the study and treatment of pediatric cancer by creating a "check-the-box" option for an individual's tax refund to be diverted to a newly created Pediatric Cancer Research Trust Fund.

    Sen. Max Wise, of Campbellsville, whose young son is a pediatric cancer survivor, sponsored the legislation. Senate Bill 82 became law June 24.

  • Friday crash claims local woman's life


    A Campbellsville woman died Friday afternoon after her vehicle hit a tree off of Newton Lane, a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report said.

    Taylor County Deputy Coroner Judy Dabney pronounced Jane Beams, 47, dead at the scene of the one-car wreck, according to the report.

    At about 1 p.m., Beams was driving a four-door Nissan east on KY 744, or Newton Lane, when she failed to negotiate a curve, left the left side of the road and hit a tree, according to the report.

  • Lawyer wants Jones' confession surpressed


    A lawyer representing a man accused of burning his 2-year-old son with extremely hot water wants a confession suppressed.

    Taylor County Circuit Judge Todd Spalding will consider Bryan Bennett's motion to suppress Kevin Jones' confession at a hearing at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 28.

    Jones, 26, of Bell Court in Campbellsville, was charged with first-degree criminal abuse, victim under 12, a Class C felony, and first-degree assault, a Class B felony.