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Today's News

  • Kirkland to demonstrate woodturning at Kentucky Artisan Center

    On Saturday, April 10, Greg Kirkland of Elk Horn will demonstrate how he turns wood with a lathe from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea. Kirkland specializes in bowls and will be turning them from hardwoods into a variety of shapes.

  • Election: 3rd District Magistrate

    Seven candidates are seeking the 3rd District magistrate seat this election year, and all of them will face Primary opposition this May.

    Incumbent Milford H. Lowe, Larry Barnes, Darrell W. Cox and Steve Hayden will face off on the Democratic ticket. Republicans Tommy Corbin, James E. Cochran and William "Bill" Kingdollar will battle for their party's nod.

    The winner of each primary race will face off in November's General Election to fill the district's magisterial seat.

  • Campbellsville man indicted on federal drug charge

    A Campbellsville man has been indicted on a federal drug charge.

    A federal grand jury in Bowling Green returned the indictment last Wednesday against Brian M. Hash, 29, on charges of possessing Oxycontin with intent to distribute it, according to a news release from the office of Candace G. Hill, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    The Indictment alleges that on September 24, 2009, Hash was found in possession of Oxycontin pills with the intent to distribute them.

  • Woman accused of damaging convenient store

    A Campbellsville woman has been charged with first-degree criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an accident after she allegedly drove her vehicle through the front of a local convenient store.

    Fasha D. Bond, 18, of 709 Rockford was charged Sunday, March 28 at 2 a.m.

    According to Bond's citation, Campbellsville Police received a complaint that someone had broken into BP/T-Mart on East Broadway.

  • Lady Cards head back home with 9-2 worksheet

    The Taylor County High School Lady Cardinals are 9-2 after defeating Corbin around losses to Baker, Fla. and Louisville Male in the Florida Beach Bash.

    The Lady Cardinals were shut out by Baker as McCall Turpin, Hannah Milby, Becca Cook and Courtney Hunt all went 1 for 3 and Bethany Skaggs absorbed the loss on Wednesday.

    Taylor bounced back to upend Corbin 7-4 later in the day as Hunt, Milby, Becca Cook, Chelsea Nicholas and Karrie Cave had two hits apiece.

  • CHS takes three straight after losing to Glasgow in Florida

    Despite losing its opening game on Sunday to Glasgow, the Campbellsville High School Eagles reeled off three straight wins in the Florida Beach Bash in Fort Walton last week.

    The No. 21-rated Scotties downed CHS 7-3 despite two singles, two walks and two runs scored by losing pitcher Brett Kearney.

    Aaron Schwoebel, Taylor Levi, Hayden Neal and Stealth Townley also hit safely.

    On Monday, the Eagles downed Crittenden County 6-2 as Taylor Levi went the distance and scattered nine this while not allowing any walks and striking out three.

  • CU Handbell Choir to perform April 10

    The Campbellsville University Handbell Choir, directed by Dr. David Hedrick, will present its annual spring concert on Saturday, April 10 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center on the CU campus.

    The handbell choir will perform selections by Bach, Verdi, Beethoven, Manual and others.

  • Ticks getting head start

    They're almost invisible, lurking in tall grass or wooded areas. They are waiting for a host to latch on to. And they are already here.

    The Taylor County Extension Office has already received reports of ticks in Taylor County, spurred into action by unseasonably warm weather, according to Pat Hardesty, Taylor County Extension agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources. Ordinarily, Hardesty said, calls reporting ticks start in late April.

    "This June weather we're having has brought them out already," Hardesty said.

  • Man accused of selling drugs

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with selling cocaine after police were called to his home to investigate a possible overdose.

    James Clinton Whitehouse, 23, of 1588 Sanders Road was arrested Tuesday, April 6 at 4:22 p.m.

    According to Whitehouse's arrest citation, Taylor County Sheriff's Office received a report of a possible overdose at his home.

  • Helping Hands

    She was 14 years old and her appendix had to be removed.

    After being turned away from a local hospital because she couldn't pay for the procedure, she had no choice but to go home. And, in Ecuador, that often means going home to die.

    But a group of Campbellsville surgeons and emergency room nurses and technicians were able to perform the surgery for free.

    "We took her appendix out," Dr. Robert Romines said. "She went home the next morning."