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Today's News

  • 400-mile yard sale is June 3-7

    The annual 400-mile yard sale stretching along several communities in the state will be June 3-7.

    The entire 400-mile route runs from Maysville to Paducah and through 60 communities with thousands of yard sales, more than 200 antique shops and entertainment. Local sales will start at 2430 Greensburg Road.

    Organizers are hosting the site for the sixth year and are expecting more visitors than in the past.

  • Library to offer art display, contest

    The Taylor County Public Library and The Friends of the Taylor County Public Library will host their second annual art display and contest for children.

    Children of all ages, preschool through 12th grade, are encouraged to participate.

    There will be age/grade categories with prizes. All appropriate artwork will be displayed at the library.

    Artwork is to be based on the child's favorite book. Work may be done on paper or canvas (no larger than 15x11) or it may be a diorama (no larger than a shoebox).

  • McCubbin scores 17 at State Track Meet at U of L

    Senior Michael McCubbin concluded his Campbellsville High School athletic career by scoring 17 points at the KHSAA State Track and Field Meet at the University of Louisville on May 23.

    McCubbin, who also excelled in football and basketball for the Eagles, finished second in the 400-meter dash (51.49), third in the 200-meter dash (22.69) and sixth in the 100-meter dash (11.33) in Class A competition.

    Ricky Buckner's sixth-place showing in the 800-meter run gave CHS its other three points for a total of 20 and a tie for 13th in the team standings.

  • Mannsville man charged with DUI

    A Mannsville man has been arrested and charged with DUI and drug crimes after he allegedly attempted to avoid a roadblock.

    Terry J. Thorpe, 48, of 3019 Gaddis Ridge Road was arrested just after midnight on Saturday, May 24. Thorpe's arrest citation states that Campbellsville Police Officer Andy Warren stopped him after he turned around to avoid a roadblock.

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Gas leak forces evacuation of courthouse, nearby businesses

    A Court Street gas leak forced the evacuation of the Taylor County Courthouse and several nearby businesses Wednesday morning.

    According to Campbellsville Fire Department Administrative Assistant Connie Wooley, a trailer attached to a truck struck a gas meter near Ernie's Carpets, causing the leak at around 9:30 a.m.

    Read more about this story and others in Monday's print edition.

  • Woman accused of bringing drugs into jail

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with first-degree promoting contraband after she allegedly brought drugs into the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Andrea Hafley, 33, of 122 Watson Court was arrested at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 24.

    According to Hafley's arrest citation, jail staff found her in possession of prescription pills not in their proper container.

     

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Staying strong is key to beating cancer

    It's her "G.I. Jane" look, or maybe "Uncle Fester" on the bad days.

    After battling cancer three times, Sharon Wood hasn't lost her faith and continues to see the good in chemotherapy treatments.

    "I stayed pretty strong through it," she says.

    After just two chemotherapy treatments, Wood's hair began falling out.

    "So we just sheared it off."

    Wood's husband, George, said she looked at him with her puffy eyes and said, "I look like Uncle Fester [from the 1960s television show 'The Munsters']."

  • Two injured in KY 70 collision

    Two Campbellsville residents were injured Wednesday in a one-vehicle collision on KY 70.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, William Edelen, 16, of Spurlington Road was traveling west on KY 70 in a 1993 Nissan truck at 2:15 p.m.

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Web site allows residents to track crime reports

    Want to know what sorts of crimes are being reported in your neighborhood? The information is now just a few mouse clicks away.

    Campbellsville Police Department is one of only three Kentucky police agencies to make its crime reports available online at www.crimereports.com. The Web site allows visitors to see the type of crime, the date it was reported and the street on which it occurred. The service can also be accessed through the Campbellsville Police Web site at campbellsvillepolice.com.

  • Chaney Pike bridge closed June 3-10

    According to Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers' office, the Chaney Pike bridge will be closed for a week starting Wednesday so that repairs may be made.

    For more information, call Rogers' office at 465-7729.