.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Voter registration deadline nears for Primary Election

    Kentuckians who wish to vote in the upcoming May 18 Primary Election must register by Monday. County Clerk Mark Carney's office will accept voter registration cards until 4:30 p.m.

    A postmark of April 19 is also required for all mail-in voter registration applications. Registration cards can be obtained online at www.vote.ky.gov/register.

  • For the Children

    Three hundred and thirty-nine ribbons for 339 children.

    In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, Taylor County Middle School students from Peers for Peace and the local office of the Kentucky Department of Protection and Permanency tied blue ribbons to trees in Miller Park on Tuesday afternoon as a reminder of the 339 children involved in reported child abuse cases in Taylor County last year.

    According to statistics provided by Lexington-based Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, child abuse is down in Taylor County.

  • Wishing the new was old

    It's a phrase I use often. "I wish we had things like this when I was younger."

    I said or thought those words recently while looking at the technology at students' fingertips at Campbellsville Independent and Taylor County schools.

    And I was definitely thinking it when I began to delve into the new credit card rules a few weeks ago while preparing for a story.

  • Eagles open district slate with home triumph

    Campbellsville downed Adair County 5-3 on Tuesday at home to begin 20th District baseball play.

    Brett Kearney got the complete-game win for the Eagles (6-6) and struck out six while scattering four singles and two doubles.

    Ben Janes had a single, a double, a stolen base and scored two runs for Campbellsville while Taylor Levi had two singles and two RBI and Lake Wiseman a single, a walk and three RBI. Levi Murray also singled for CHS.

  • Local man charged with selling drugs

    A Campbellsville man has been charged with selling drugs in indictments 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.

    Christopher L. Shively, 31, of 414 Kenny St. was charged in three separate indictments with selling a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school, three counts of second-degree selling a controlled substance and three counts of being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Author speaks to CKAS crowd

    She told the crowd about her life, her writing process and even gave a sneak peak of her new novel.

    The final event of the Central Kentucky Arts Series' 2009-2010 season featured Campbellsville native Janna McMahan, an award-winning author.

    Each year, the Central Kentucky Arts Series highlights one of Campbellsville's own talented artists as part of its Home Roots Program.

    McMahan spoke Tuesday in Campbellsville University's Theater about her family, how she became a writer and how she comes up with ideas for her books.

  • TCHS' six-game winning streak halted

    Despite winning all five games on its Florida spring break trip and its first game back home, Taylor County’s Cardinals dropped its first 20th District tilt by losing 11-4 at Marion county on Tuesday.

    The Cardinals committed five errors and allowed four-run innings in the third and sixth.

    Logan Tucker had two hits for the Cardinals while Levi Smith homered and knocked in two runs.

  • Texting bill becomes law

    Those who text and drive will soon have to stop - or be prepared to pay up.

    Gov. Steve Beshear signed a bill into law on Monday that bans texting while driving for everyone and all use of cell phones while driving for those younger than 18.

    Those who don't put their cell phones down, according to the bill, will be fined $25 for a first offense and $50 for each subsequent offense.

    Any person caught texting while driving before Jan. 1 will receive a courtesy warning. After Jan. 1, the fines will be imposed.

  • Man crashes car after fatal heart attack

    Clyde F. Hix loved to laugh. And he loved to make other people laugh along with him.

    "He was very happy," said Tanya Pike, Hix's co-worker at H&R Block. "He always wanted to laugh. You always laughed when he was around."

    Hix, who moved to Campbellsville from Massachusetts about a year ago, died Sunday after suffering a massive heart attack while driving along U.S. 68.

  • Campbellsville woman injured in two-vehicle collision

    A Campbellsville woman was injured in a collision at the U.S. 68/North Columbia Avenue intersection on April 10.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at about 2:30 p.m., Rita Wise of Campbellsville was traveling west on U.S. 68 in a 1999 Chevrolet pickup truck when she traveled into the path of a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Lannon Cox Jr. of Campbellsville.

    Wise was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel. She was treated and released. Cox was not injured.