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Today's News

  • 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.

     

  • Three charged with selling cocaine

    Three men have been arrested and charged with selling cocaine after they were stopped by police and found with about a kilogram of the drug in their vehicle.

    Jose Dejesus Cortez Contreras, 40, of 3629 S. 61st Ave. in Cicero, Ill., Cruz Serrano Garcia, 60, no address given, and Eladio Pedroza Jr., 30, of 211 Chestnut St. in Campbellsville were arrested Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 4:16 p.m.

    According to their arrest citations, Contreras was driving the vehicle when Kentucky State Police stopped them on KY 210.

  • Lady Cardinals lose at Green after rolling at home ovet Fort Knox

    Green County took a 9-8 lead on Megan Hartfield’s three-pointer and never trailed in posting a 63-46 triumph over the visiting Taylor County Lady Cardinals on Tuesday night.

    Hartfield finished with 19 points while freshman Micah Jones reached the 1,000-point club with her 18-point night and Kelsea Mitchell had 10 rebounds. Elizabeth Thomas and Hope Wigginton had 11 points for TCHS with Thomas also grabbing a game-high 14 rebounds.

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  • Vision Riders donate to food pantry

    The Vision Riders chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association hosted its Polar Bear Run in Campbellsville on Jan. 1.

    Money and canned goods valued at $750 were donated to Green, Taylor and Marion County food banks.

    The 32-degree temperature did not deter the 57 riders who participated. The ride started at Campbellsville Baptist Church and was about 15 miles in length.

    After braving the extreme elements, the riders were treated to homemade chili, vegetable soup and desserts provided by the ladies of the chapter.

  • Janes completes basic training

    Navy Seaman Crystal S. Janes recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    She is the daughter of Harold W. Janes of Elk Horn.

    During the eight-week program, Janes completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.