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Today's News

  • Campbellsville man injured in Green County crash

    A Campbellsville man was injured in single-vehicle crash in Green County on Friday.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, George C. Buck, 18, was driving a 1993 Mazda on U.S. 68, just west of Greensburg when the vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway, crossed a ditch and struck a culvert. The crash occurred at 10:37 p.m.

    Buck, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital. He was treated and released.

    KSP Trooper David Smith investigated.

  • Police searching for Greensburg man

    Kentucky State Police are searching for a Greensburg man wanted on several sex-related charges.

    Police said Gary E. Oler, 46, is wanted on charges of using a minor in a sexual performance, distribution of obscene matter to minors, two counts of first-degree attempted sexual abuse and 10 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

  • On Target for Christ set for Saturdays in June

    Mt. Roberts Baptist Church is beginning an archery program for adults and children ages 8 and up.

    On Target for Christ will take place each Saturday in June at Veterans Memorial Park.

    Attendees will learn how to shoot archery and about Christ.

    Those ages 8 to 13 must have a parent present to participate.

    Registration will take place April 18 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the park. Entry fee is $10 for the first family member and $5 for each additional member. Bows and arrows will be furnished.

  • Cornettes honored with baby shower

    Jordan and Dakota Cornette were honored with a baby shower by Good Hope Baptist Church. They are expecting their first child in mid-April.

  • Spring Fling is a success

    The Hiestand House's Spring Fling fundraiser on Saturday was a success, with nearly 100 people attending and about $1,000 raised.

    Those who attended danced to classic rock, country and old-time favorite songs.

    The money raised will go to Hiestand House's building projects and help our community preserve history. Kudos to those who planned the successful event.  

     

  • Easter bunny breakfast

    Taylor County Extension Office was hopping with excitement Saturday morning as dozens of kids showed up to meet the Easter Bunny.

    Taylor County 4-H Council sponsored "Breakfast with Easter Bunny" as a fundraiser to benefit children in both Taylor County and Campbellsville school systems.

    Parents and children enjoyed a breakfast of pancakes and sausage, and the children had the opportunity to color Easter pictures and meet the Easter Bunny.

  • Reports of child abuse rise

    Some might not even notice them. But others know their meaning all too well.

    Local social services workers hung more than 300 blue ribbons on trees near the Miller Park gazebo last week in recognition of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The ribbons stand for children in Taylor County who suffered some form of child abuse in 2007.

    Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, a Lexington-based statewide child abuse prevention organization, recognizes this month as an opportunity to raise child abuse awareness, as well as an opportunity to celebrate families.

  • The Singing Cookes in concert Friday, April 10

    The Singing Cookes will be in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 10 at Victory Church, located about 2 miles off East Broadway on Reids Chapel Road. The community is invited to attend. For more information, call Bro. Ricky Johnson at 789-3364 or 465-6809.

  • Miss KY honored at reception

    A reception honoring Miss Kentucky Emily Cox, who is a Campbellsville native, was Sunday at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Michael V. and Debbie Carter on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Many friends, family and community members attended.

    Sponsoring the reception were Campbellsville University, Campbellsville Business & Professional Women, Commonwealth Broadcasting, Q-104, KCountry, ESPN Radio and the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Caffee-Ballou

    Erin Lane Caffee and Brian Heath Ballou, both of Bowling Green, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 25.

    Caffee is the daughter of Don and Elaine Caffee of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Marine Caffee and Ayleen Williams, both of Campbellsville.