Today's News

  • Courthouse gets new flag
  • Man accused of shooting gun inside home


    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with shooting a gun inside a home.

    Michael Ray Cox, 67, of Cottage Court, was arrested Thursday, July 24, at 12:38 a.m.

    According to Cox's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Jonathan Leigh responded to a complaint of a person with a shotgun inside a home. Upon arrival, Cox told Leigh that he didn't know where the gun was.

  • Elk Horn woman accused of abusing child


    An Elk Horn woman has been arrested and charged with abusing a child.

    Nikkie Roseanna Russell, 21, of Bass Ridge Road, was arrested on Wednesday, July 23, and charged with second-degree criminal abuse of a child age 12 or younger.

    According to Russell's arrest warrant, she allegedly caused a large contusion on the child's right cheek and contusions and scratches on the child's left cheek, while the child was in her care on May 23.

  • Food pantry helping local families in need


    Everyone who delivers the food, stocks the shelves and sorts the bags is a volunteer.

    Marietta Moyers, long-time volunteer for the Taylor County Food Pantry, said this policy ensures donations are used to help needy families in the community.

    "It's just such an easy system that it works," Moyers said.

  • Basketball coaching spots look to be full


  • Speak softly, but swing a big club


  • Buses ready to roll on first day of school


    It takes lots of planning, from making sure all who need a ride have one and deciding the best route drivers should take.

    Local schools have finalized their bus routes for this school year, which starts tomorrow at Kentucky Christian Academy and Wednesday for Campbellsville and Taylor County students.

    All schools offer transportation service to students. At Campbellsville and Taylor County, the service is free and parents only need to call their child's school to request a ride to and from.

  • One injured in Spurlington Road crash


    A Campbellsville man was injured last Wednesday when he lost control of his vehicle on Spurlington Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Johnny T. Embry, 19, of Cumberland Way was traveling west at about seven miles from Campbellsville when he lost control of his 1992 Isuzu truck in a curve. He struck an embankment and his truck landed on its side.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel transported Embry to Taylor Regional Hospital for treatment of facial injuries. He was treated and released.

  • Truck strikes power lines, causes outages


    A tractor-trailer struck some power lines Thursday morning and some residents were without phone and cable service, but it has since been restored.

    According to Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Chief Kyle Smith, the driver of a tractor-trailer was making a delivery to Don Franklin before 8 a.m. Thursday.

    The driver missed a turn off Meader Street and turned into the drive at Caulk Hardware. Smith said the driver then drove through the grass under utility lines by the Don Franklin car dealership.

  • Public Record for Aug. 4

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