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Today's News

  • Charges dismissed against man with poisonous snakes

    Criminal charges against a Campbellsville man and his wife who were found with venomous snakes and alligators at their home last year have been dismissed.

    Amy Rae Stone, 38, and Freddie E. Stone Jr., 36, both of 552 Mt. Carmel Road appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Jan. 6 during regular motion hour proceedings.

  • Eagles pull away from Knights in fourth

    Campbellsville used a 22-8 fourth quarter to pull away from Marion County 62-47 at home on Friday night.

    The Eagles (10-6) led only 40-39 after the Knights narrowed a 29-20 half-time deficit with a 19-11 frame.

    Matthew Davis hit 10 of 12 free throws to lead CHS with 15 points while Thomas Downs and Bryton Taylor added 13 and 10 points, respectively. Downs and Taylor had eight rebounds apiece as the Eagles won the battle of the boards 40-30.

    Chris Southall led all scorers with 27 points for Marion County.

  • Lady Knights keep rolling with 76-29 rout vs. Lady Eagles

    Marion County scored 27 points in the first quarter and 23 in the fourth frame in disposing of Campbellsville’s Lady Eagles 76-29 on Friday night in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

    Danielle Morris paced the Lady Eagles (3-14) with 13 points while fellow senior Bronte Karr added eight.

    Makayla Epps led the Lady Knights (13-2 with nine straight wins) with 16 points while Kyvin Goodin-Rogers contributed 11 and Shakila Goodin 10.

    CHS begins play tonight (7:30) vs. Bethlehem (2-8) in the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All “A” Classic at Bethlehem.

  • Lady Tigers open MSC slate with road win at Pikeville

    Campbellsville University’s Lady Tigers started the Mid-South Conference season off on the right foot with a 79-56 road victory at Pikeville College on Thursday.

    Coach Ginger Colvin’s NAIA 15th-rated team stretched an 11-point half-time lead (41-30) to nearly 30 in the second half as the Lady Tigers improved to 15-3 overall.

    Kristi Ensminger led a balanced scoring attack with 13 points while Whitney Ballinger and Megan Isaacs had 12 apiece.

  • Allender, Wyatt combine for 44 in Tigers' 71-62 road loss to Pikeville

    After crawling back to the .500 mark, the Campbellsville University men’s basketball squad fell 71-62 at the hands of Pikeville on Thursday.

    The loss drops the Tigers to 7-8 overall and 0-1 in Mid South Conference play. Campbellsville opened the game with a 14-6 run, but Pikeville continued to scrape their way back into contention and led 29-28 at halftime.

    The Bears pulled away in the second half, out-scoring the Tigers 42-34.

  • Cards out-race Green 60-40 for win No. 10

    Taylor County’s Cardinals started the third quarter on a 12-2 run and pinned a 60-40 setback on homestanding Green County on Tuesday night.

    Taylor County connected on 19 of 22 free throws while Green County was 7-20 at the charity stripe.

    The Cardinal duo of Chase Cox (22) and Leonard Macon (21) combined for 43 points while Shane Morris scored eight.

    Macon also had 10 caroms while Morris had six and Cox five. Cox also had seven assists and Michael Coulter six while Lloyd Stotts came up with three steals.

  • County receives FEMA funds for shelter, food programs

    Taylor County will receive $19,978 in FEMA funds to supplement emergency shelter and food programs in the area for 2009.

    Local groups may apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency funds. To apply, groups must be non-profit, have an accounting system and conduct audits annually, practice non-discrimination, have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food or shelter services and, if the group is a private voluntary organization, must have a voluntary board.

  • Public record for Jan. 19

    Small Claims Filed

    08-S-142, filed 12/30/08; R&C Quick Cash of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Daniel Evans of Spurlington Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for cash advance, $235.39 and $91 in court costs.

    08-S-148, filed 12/30/08; Cash Express LLC of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Raymond J. Harris of Taylor Boulevard in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes $402.50 and $91 in court costs.

  • Police searching for missing teen

    The Kentucky State Police are searching for 15-year-old Dawn Hardin of Springfield. She is a white female with brown eyes and shoulder length black hair, weighs about 170 pounds and is 5 feet, 5 inches tall. She has lip and ear piercings.

    Hardin was last seen on Friday Jan. 9 wearing light blue jeans, a white thermal shirt decorated with light blue skulls and a black jacket.

    Anyone with any information as to Hardin's whereabouts is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at (800) 222-5555. Trooper John Adams is investigating.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital donates to food pantry

    Taylor Regional Hospital Team Member Activities Committee sponsored a children's basket auction recently to benefit the Taylor County Food Pantry. The auction raised $953, which was donated to the food pantry. Pictured is Andrea Settle, TRH human resources director, presenting the check to Marietta Moyers, Taylor County Food Pantry representative.