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Today's News

  • Pike Kids Corner

    Andrew Pike is the 5-year-old son of Mark and Maria Pike of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Charles and Lois Melton and Edward Pike, all of Campbellsville, and the late Carolyn Dicken.

  • Milby-Rood

    Natalie Michelle Milby and Brandon Scott Rood, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 19.

    Milby is the daughter of Randy Milby of Bardstown and Lisa Milby of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Bobby and Jane Milby and Pauline Mardis, all of Campbellsville, and the late Charles Mardis.

    She is a 2008 graduate of Taylor County High School and attends Elizabethtown Technical College. Milby is employed at Kroger Pharmacy.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital presents service awards

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted its annual service award presentations on Nov. 3 at Campbellsville University. 

    The Quarter Century Club, retirees, Legend and Hero award recipients were honored as well.

    Those receiving awards follow.

  • Scruggs completes basic training

    Air Force Airman Audrey M. Scruggs graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    She is the daughter of Barbette Bridgewater and the niece of Juanita Giles, both of Campbellsville.

  • Tebbs Bend plan available at library

    Thirty-eight people attended a public meeting regarding the Tebbs Bend preservation plan at Taylor County Extension Office on Nov. 19. This was the second public meeting on the plan, which was drafted by Public History Specialists Joe and Maria Brent.

    The Brents developed a list of defining features, mapped troop movements, defined the core and study areas and potential National Register sites, mapped the cultural and natural resources and completed site mapping and base line date gathering.

  • Taylor gets OK for high school and elementary construction

    The Kentucky Department of Education has given Taylor County Schools the OK to proceed with plans for a new high school and a renovated elementary school.

    During a special meeting Tuesday night, Superintendent Roger Cook told School Board members that the next step will be narrowing down the list of seven architects that have submitted proposals on the project. That should happen in January.

    Cook said he intends to ask the Board for a nickel tax in March to help pay for the projects.

    For more on this story, see Monday's issue.

     

  • No one has to live in abuse

    Tammy's world was spinning out of control. (Tammy is not a real person, but many have lived in similar situations.) First, her mother was diagnosed with cancer. Tammy lived closer to her mom than any of her brothers and sisters, and this meant Tammy transported Mom to chemo and radiation treatment.

    Second, Tammy had three children of her own who were in many different activities after school and on weekends. Though she was married, Tammy had no help in transporting and supervising the children.

  • TCHS ends three-game skid

    Taylor County stopped a three-game losing streak with a 71-53 home victory vs. Bethlehem on Tuesday night.

    Tevin Webster scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds while Lloyd Stotts had 22 points and six assists while hitting six of TCHS’ 10 three-point buckets.

    Matt McDonald had eight points and four assists while Chase Seaborne scored six and grabbed 10 boards.

  • Crime Reports site now lists sex offenders

    Crimereports.com, a Web site that residents can use to track crimes in their neighborhood, now has a new feature.

    According to Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield, a sex offender listing has now been added to the site.

  • Three indicted on sex charges

    Two Campbellsville men and a Bradfordsville man have been accused of committing sex crimes in three separate cases. The three were indicted Dec. 8 by a Taylor County grand jury, though the indictments were not made public until Tuesday afternoon.

    Logan Salyers, 39, of 205 Blake Elliot Drive in Campbellsville was charged with first-degree sodomy.

    James R. Bagby, 42, of 623 Lucian Sallee Road in Bradfordsville was charged with first-degree rape. According to the indictment, he allegedly committed the offense in November 2007.