Today's News

  • Gaskins grabs third Senior Duffers title

    Add 2010 to 1999 and 2004 as the years Harlan Gaskins has captured the Senior Duffers.

    Gaskins earned the top spot at the 13th Annual Charles Stiles Memorial Senior Duffers on June 14-15 at Rosewood Golf Club in Lebanon by five strokes over runner-up Joe Noland.

    Gil Blevins was third and Roger Grant fourth while Tom Milby finished fifth.

    Grant and Gaskins were tied after the first day with net 69s while Noland and Kenny Bennett shot net 70s and Buddy Moore had a 71.

  • Road project closer to completion

    A man stands holding an orange sign, cautioning drivers that road construction is ahead.

    Such a sight on KY 55 and KY 210 has become common in Taylor County, and work on the project now stands at about 81 percent complete.

    Mark Brown, public information officer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's District 4 office in Elizabethtown, says work on the project began in 2007 and one section of it - widening of KY 55 to five lanes from KY 1625 to U.S. 68 - was completed last year.

  • One injured in collision

    A Greensburg man was injured in a two-vehicle collision in Campbellsville on Monday.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Ricky Gabehart, 46, of Greensburg was traveling eastbound on Broadway in his 1994 Dodge Dakota when he collided with a 2008 Nissan Rogue driven by Angela Russell, 36, of Campbellsville. Russell was turning left from Federal Place onto Broadway.

    Gabehart was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by private vehicle. He was treated and released. Russell was not injured.

  • Payne loses second appeal

    The Campbellsville man found guilty in 2003 of raping and sodomizing a 9-year-old girl has lost another appeal of his 30-year prison sentence.

    William R. Payne, 42, was found guilty of nine counts of first-degree rape and five counts of first-degree sodomy and sentenced to 30 years in prison.

    The girl, who was 13 years old at the time of the trial, testified that while her mother was working nights, Payne forced her to have sex with him. Payne denied the accusations.

  • Berry-Wells to wed Aug. 7

    Shyler Berry, daughter of Danny Berry and Patty Milby, and Jason Wells, son of Lewis and Emma Wells, announce their upcoming wedding.

    The ceremony is at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7 at Aetna Grove Baptist Church in Summersville.

    A reception will follow at Linwood Fire Department.

  • Four injured in one-vehicle crash

    Four people were injured Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on KY 76.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, April Dawn Cox, 28, of Proctor Knott Street in Campbellsville was traveling east on KY 76 at 5:47 p.m.

    The report states that the hood of Cox's 1995 Lincoln Towncar came unlatched and flew up, causing her to strike a tree.

    Cox and her passengers, Takyia Cox, 5, Shyanna Young, 3, and Jazzlynn Cox, 1, were transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel with minor injuries.

  • McCullough-Powell wed

    Ruth Marlow McCullough and Andrew Milam Powell were married Saturday, July 17 at 6 p.m. in a garden ceremony at Locust Hill in Tuscumbia, Ala.

    The Rev. Terry Powell, father of the groom, officiated the ceremony, and a reception was hosted at Locust Hill immediately following the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Marlow McCullough of Muscle Shoals, Ala. Her grandparents are Jean Baccus of Montgomery, Ala. and the late John and Kathryn McCullough and W.G. Baccus.

  • News ... like food ... expires

    If you're a news organization, credibility is everything.

    It's your reputation, your standing in the community, even your bread and butter - as your advertisers will not want to do business with you if you are not a credible source of information.

    To that end, it's very important to check the facts before sending a story to print, putting it on a website or broadcasting it over the airwaves.

  • Davidson-Brockman wed

    Amy Davidson and Chris Brockman were married in a private ceremony on June 19 at the home of Steve and Teressa Germain in Campbellsville.

    The bride is the daughter of Stanley Davidson and Mona Hampton of Manchester, Ky. Her grandparents are Charlie and Amelia Davidson of Manchester.

    The groom is the son of Katie Brockman of Campbellsville and the late Glenn Brockman. His grandparents are Dorothy Polston and the late Herlan Polston and Carl and Bernice Brockman.

    The bride's niece and nephew, Rachel and Harley Davidson, served as flower girl and ring bearer.

  • Two arrested on robbery charges

    Two people were arrested and charged with robbing Taco Bell late Tuesday night.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at 11:10 p.m., Cristina T. Pelly, 29, of Campbellsville and Jonathon Scott Salley, 21, of Faubush, Ky. entered Taco Bell on East Broadway and forcibly took money from the clerk.

    After a brief investigation, Campbellsville Police located and arrested Pelly and Salley. They were charged with second-degree robbery.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Simpson investigated.