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Today's News

  • Woman charged with DUI, threatening police officer

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence and threatening a police officer.

    Vicki M. Milby, 34, of Hidden Meadows Drive, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 15, at 3:54 p.m.

    According to Milby's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Scotty Perian responded to the report of a driver leaving the scene of a crash on Baptist Street.

  • Man charged with stealing utility trailers

    A Columbia man has been arrested and charged with stealing utility trailers in Taylor County.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office news release, deputies responded on Tuesday, Dec. 16, to investigate the report of a trailer taken from a home on North Village Green. During the investigation, the report states, it was discovered that an attempted theft reported on KY 210 was connected to the theft. A theft at a home on Misty Drive was also connected, the report states.

  • Woman charged with robbing convenient store

     

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with robbery after she allegedly stole some items from a convenient store and then struck an employee.

    Tessa M. Hux, 24, of Greensburg Road, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 11, at 12:23 a.m.

    According to Hux's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Jacob Hedgespeth was dispatched to TEG Food Mart on Greensburg Road to investigate a theft.

  • Preparing for his big night

     

    Children heard Santa read a Christmas story to them on Saturday, Dec. 13, morning at the Taylor County Public Library.

    They also had breakfast, colored pictures and had one-on-one visits with Santa.

    Friends of the Taylor County Public Library helped with the event.

  • Corbin charged with raping teenager

     

    A Campbellsville man has been accused of repeatedly raping and sodomizing a teenage girl.

    William Kenny Corbin, 56, of Apartment Road, was indicted last Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Corbin was charged with five counts of first- and five counts of third-degree rape, five counts of first- and five counts of third-degree sodomy and 10 counts of second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    According to the indictment, Corbin allegedly committed the crimes last August and September.

  • Salyers pleads guilty to hindering murder investigation

     

    The Elk Horn woman accused of intimidating a judicial officer and hindering a murder investigation has pleaded guilty to amended charges and been sentenced to probation.

    Ruth Salyers, 60, of 824 Farmers Ridge Road, was indicted twice last year and charged with tampering with physical evidence, first-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension and intimidating a witness in the legal process.

  • Two lawsuits filed against hospital, doctors

    Two lawsuits have been filed against Taylor Regional Hospital, both claiming that the hospital is responsible for severely injuring two people.

    On Dec. 10, Lexington attorney Kris D. Mullins filed a claim in Taylor Circuit Court on behalf of Lauree and Clifford Spiller of Florida.

    Dr. Milton S. Jackson of TRH, Mesa Medical Group PLLC of Frankfort and Taylor County Hospital District Health Facilities Corp. dba TRH are listed as defendants.

  • TCHS Show Choir performs at Disney World

     

    In 2008, the Taylor County Show Choir had the chance to perform at Walt Disney World.

    Director Lisa Gupton was instantly taken by how professional and well planned the entire event was.

    "It was something that I knew I wanted to do again," Gupton said. "It was a wonderful opportunity for the kids."

    So when this year's show choir had the opportunity to replicate the achievement, Gupton said she wanted to make sure choir members were prepared to seize it.

  • Disease forces tree cutting at Green River Lake State Park

     

    By the time the project is finished, about 75 trees will have been cut down from the campground area at the Green River Lake State Park.

    The cause? A small, invasive species of insect known as the Emerald Ash Borer.

    The Emerald Ash Borer is native to Asia and causes little to no problems in its home habitat. However, outside of it, the insect has the potential to become one of the most destructive pests found in nature.

  • Corbin charged with raping teenager

     

    A Campbellsville man has been accused of repeatedly raping and sodomizing a teenage girl.

    William Kenny Corbin, 56, of Apartment Road, was indicted last Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Corbin was charged with five counts of first- and five counts of third-degree rape, five counts of first- and five counts of third-degree sodomy and 10 counts of second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    According to the indictment, Corbin allegedly committed the crimes last August and September.