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Today's News

  • Resident questions City lease

    Rosetta Mills is a little concerned about her new neighbor on Lebanon Avenue. It's not that she has a problem with snow cones. She's just curious how a business could be allowed to locate on property zoned as residential.

    The answer is simple, says Mayor Brenda Allen. The City owns the property.

    "The City is not subject to zoning regulations," she said.

    After unsuccessfully attempting to locate in Miller Park, Montgomery's Summer Snow has now found a new home on Lebanon Avenue, directly across from Taylor County Elementary School.

  • New weather station will collect data

    Weather buffs will soon have another way to find out the local forecast.

    Technicians with Kentucky Mesonet, a network of weather and climate observation stations, installed a weather station on David and Sherry Cowherd's farm near the Taylor/Green county line last Wednesday and Thursday.

    The Kentucky Mesonet network was developed by Western Kentucky University's Kentucky Climate Center.

  • Man accused of using another's credit card

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with fraud after he allegedly used another person's credit card to make purchases.

    Billy C. Reece, 50, of 116 Phillips Drive was arrested at 3:39 p.m. Sunday, April 12.

    According to Reece's arrest citation, he is accused of using another person's debit/credit card several times to purchase gasoline and to withdraw money from an ATM machine.

    Court records state that the total of the transactions Reece allegedly made total more than $100.

  • Greensburg man accused of DUI

    A Greensburg man has been arrested and charged with his second DUI.

    Steven D. Mitchell, 22, of 192 Highway 88 was arrested at 2:52 a.m. Saturday, April 11.

    According to Mitchell's arrest citation, he was stopped by Campbellsville Police Officer Ryan Jewell for failing to wear a seat belt.

    The citation states that Mitchell told Jewell he was drunk and to take him to jail. He also told Jewell there was cocaine in his vehicle and he had been drinking gin.

  • Man files suit against hospital

    A Campbellsville man is suing Taylor Regional Hospital after he says a shampoo cap the hospital used burned his skin and caused him to lose some of his hair.

    The hospital has filed an answer to the man's complaint, denying any negligence and asking that the lawsuit be dismissed.

    Lebanon attorney Todd Spalding filed suit on Joseph C. Hughes' behalf in Taylor Circuit Court on Wednesday, March 18.

  • UPDATE: Kentucky court dismisses alcohol appeal

    The Kentucky Court of Appeals has dismissed an appeal contesting a judge's decision that upheld the results of last May's local option election, which allowed some Campbellsville restaurants to serve alcohol.

    According to court records, the appeal was dismissed because the appellants failed to file court documents within the time allowed by state law.

    According to state law, any party may appeal within 10 days of a judgment being filed.

    The appeal apparently brings an end to the legal battle to prevent alcohol from being served in Campbellsville restaurants.

  • Local man charged in sealed indictment

    A Campbellsville resident has been charged with selling cocaine in an indictment recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Tyler Wilson aka James T. Wilson, 25, of High Pine, Apt. 35, was indicted on a charge of first-degree selling cocaine.

    Bond was set at 10 percent of $25,000. If convicted, Wilson could be sentenced to as much as 10 years in prison.

    - An indictment is a legal accusation only. It does not establish guilt.

  • Boards have important decisions

    There's good news at local schools all the way around.

    Between the impending announcements of new superintendents at both school districts and the increases in this year's ACT scores, it appears local educators are doing their best.

    Watch for a story about the increase in local students' ACT scores in an upcoming issue.

  • Greensburg man accused of forging prescription

    A Greensburg man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly tried to fill a forged prescription.

    William Jefferson Hagy, 31, of 88 Creason Lane was arrested at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9.

    According to Hagy's arrest warrant, he is accusing of using a false name and address to pick up a prescription for Lortab at Central Drug in Campbellsville.

    Hagy was charged with first-degree attempt to obtain a controlled substance by false statement or forgery, a Class D felony punishable by as much as five years in prison.

  • CHS track teams complete first meet

    Campbellsville High School's boys were fourth and the Lady Eagles fifth in the six-team Marion County All Comers Track Meet on Tuesday.

    Michael McCubbin paced the CHS boys with first-place showings in the 200- and 400-meter dashes and a fourth-place effort in the long jump.