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Today's News

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Monday, Jan. 26

    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Campbellsville (6:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Midway at Campbellsville (6:00).

    Tuesday, Jan. 27

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Adair County (8:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Adair County (6:30).

    Thursday, Jan. 29

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Green County at Taylor County (8:00).

  • Green County downs Lady Eagles 63-34 for All 'A' crown

    Campbellsville High School's Lady Eagles' quest for a title ended on Friday when they were upended by Green County 63-34 in the championship game of the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All "A" Classic at Bethlehem.

    The Lady Dragons (15-3) used four first-half three-pointers and 14 points from Raegan Deaton to build a 32-15 half-time cushion and Kelsea Mitchell took over in the second half with 15 of her team-high 19 points.

  • Taylor Junior Miss makes Top 10

    Taylor County Junior Miss Auburn Wigginton finished in the Top 10 at the Kentucky Junior Miss program over the weekend. She also earned a preliminary fitness award.

    The event took place at the Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington.

    "It was so neat to be able to meet all the other girls from across the state," Wigginton said. "There were 31 of us."

    Wigginton shared her host family - Robin and Tim Blair of Lexington - with another contestant who had the same last name. Annie Wigginton represented Nelson County.

  • Columbia man charged in sealed indictment

    A Columbia man has been charged with identity theft 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.

    Dennis Lamer, 33, of 1314 Knifley Road in Columbia was charged with identity theft, theft of less than $300 of a controlled substance and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

    Bond was set at $2,000 cash. Lamer was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim.

  • Man arrested, charged with DUI

    A Columbia man has been arrested and charged with DUI.

    William H. Glenn, 63, of 135 G. Stephens Road was arrested at 4:46 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 18.

    According to Glenn's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Shannon Wilson received a complaint of someone slumped over a steering wheel of a vehicle in the parking lot of Minit Mart on East Broadway.

    The citation states Wilson found Glenn inside the vehicle and noticed several beer cans in the back.

  • Public record for Jan. 26

    Small Claims Settled

    08-S-122, filed 10/31/08; Cash AdvantEdge of Campbellsville Bypass in Campbellsville v. Cora Smith of Shields Court in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleged defendant owed $415.74 and $91 in court costs. On 1/16/09 the claim was dismissed without prejudice.

  • Peanut butter products recalled as a result of Salmonella outbreak

    An outbreak of Salmonella has prompted the recall of several peanut products.

    The FDA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state partners have traced sources of Salmonella Typhimurium contamination to a Blakely, Ga. plant owned by Peanut Corp. of America, which manufactures peanut butter and peanut paste — a concentrated product consisting of ground, roasted peanuts — that are both distributed to food manufacturers to be used as an ingredient in many commercially produced products including cakes, cookies, crackers, candies, cereal and ice cream.

  • Woman arrested, charged with wanton endangerment

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with wanton endangerment and fleeing from police.

    Shawna Spurling, 36, of 2120 Spurlington Road was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 20.

    A warrant for Spurling's arrest was issued Wednesday, Jan. 14, charging her with 10 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, first- and second-degree fleeing or evading police, disregarding a traffic control device, reckless driving, driving with a suspended or revoked operator's license, her fourth offense, disregarding a stop sign and speeding.

  • Lady Eagles advance in All 'A' field

    Campbellsville's good foul shooting continued and the Lady Eagles used 23 of 33 accuracy at the line to upend homestanding Bethlehem 51-39 on Monday night in a first-round Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All "A" Classic clash.

    The Lady Eagles (4-14), who committed only nine turnovers, led much of the first half before the Banshees used a 7-0 run to lead 29-22 with 5:23 left in the third quarter.

    However, CHS used an 11-0 stretch of its own to regain the lead for good at 33-29.

  • Eagles and Lady Eagles upend Washington, advance to All 'A' title hoop games on Friday

    Campbellsville High School's boys' and girls' basketball squads posted victories over Washington County on Wednesday in Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All "A" Classic semi-final games at Bethlehem.

    Coach Tim Davis' Eagles used a three-point play by Bryton Taylor on a feed from Michael McCubbin to best the Commanders 62-59.

    Taylor led CHS (13-6) with 19 points while McCubbin had 14 (plus six rebounds) and Thoams Downs 12.