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Today's News

  • Public record for Dec. 18

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    Shawna M. Spurling, 36, of McNary Street in Campbellsville, second-degree fleeing or evading police, $393, 30 days in jail probated for 24 months; driving on a suspended/revoked operator's license, $50.

    Gwendolyn B. Love, 52, of Cane Valley Road in Columbia, reckless driving, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, dismissed; failure to wear seat belts, $25; driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, $743, alcohol drug education program, license suspended for 120 days; contempt of court, two days in jail.

  • Christmas ornaments for sale

    The Campbellsville Renaissance/Historic Preservation Commission is selling a new Christmas ornament this year that features the Taylor County Public Library on the corner of Broadway and South Columbia Avenue in downtown Campbellsville. 

    The library is etched on a flat glass ornament with a gold ribbon. The history of the building is included in the gift box. 

  • Chamber lunch is Jan. 8

    Rob Robinson, general manager of Amazon.com's Campbellsville Fulfillment Center, will be the guest speaker at the Jan. 8 Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The luncheon begins at noon at Amazon.com.

    Reservations must be made by noon on Tuesday, Jan. 6 by calling 465-8601 or e-mailing chamber@teamtaylorcounty.com. Cost is $8 for Chamber investors and $10 for non-investors. Reservations made after the deadline will be $1 more.

     

  • Lady Eagles taste first season triumph

    It may have taken 10 games, but Cameron Jackson has finally notched his first triumph as Campbellsville High School girls’ head basketball coach when the Lady Eagles bested Buckhorn 72-61 on Monday afternoon for seventh-place in the Queen City Classic at Somerset.

    The Lady Eagles (1-9) placed all five starters in double figures, led by all-tournament performer Amber Gamboa with 22 points while Tiffany Slone had 14, Ashyya Robinson 12 and Danielle Morris and Bronte Karr 10 apiece.

  • Brents Anniversary

    Gary Michael and Susan Hubbard Brents of Campbellsville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31.

    The Brents have two children, Michael Clelland Brents and Holly Ann Brents.

    A reception will be hosted in their honor on Saturday, Jan. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Soule's Chapel United Methodist Church.

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

     

  • TC Cards fall in OT to LexCath

    Taylor County battled back from a double-digit deficit to lead by eight in regulation before falling to Lexington Catholic 75-72 in overtime on Monday night in the 28th Annual Canfield Development King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale High School.

    The Cardinals (5-3) trailed by 13 (38-25) in the first half and were still behind by 11 (50-39) after a Taylor Botkin lay-up with 4:30 to go in the third frame.

    However, Taylor County went on a 21-2 run to lead 60-52 with less than six minutes remaining in regulation.

  • Two injured in Christmas day collision

    Two people suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Meader and Coakley streets on Christmas day.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Connie Houk, 56, of Campbellsville was crossing Meader Street in a 1999 Plymouth van when she pulled into the path of a 1996 Volkswagen, driven by Danielle Jeffries, 24, of Greensburg. The collision occurred at 2:18 p.m.

  • Who is Scott Shive?

    Scott Shive had the opportunity to experience what is a lifelong dream for many television game show enthusiasts.

    A Taylor County native, Shive will appear as a contestant on the game show "Jeopardy" tomorrow.

    Shive, 34, who says he occasionally watches the show, saw an advertisement for prospective contestants and took the online test in January.

    "I thought I'd take it," Shive said, "but I didn't think I did very well."

  • Eagles place second to Glasgow

    Campbellsville upended Todd County Central in Monday’s semifinals but came out cold and fell 59-46 to host Glasgow on Tuesday night in the championship game of the T.J. Samson Community Hospital Holiday Classic.

    The Eagles (3-4) used the double-digit scoring of Matthew Davis (18), Bryton Taylor (15) and Thomas Downs (11) to roll past Todd County Central 74-51.

    However, CHS missed 50 of 68 shots in the 13-point setback to Glasgow 24 hours later.

    Downs did record a double-double (13 points and 12 rebounds) while Taylor had 16 points.

  • Locals earn top district football honors

    Taylor County High School’s Chris Thomas has been named Class 3A District 5 Player of the Year.

    Thomas was joined on the 21-player squad by fellow Cardinal seniors Leonard Macon, Justin Hoosier and Zack Mings and TCHS juniors Lance Turpin and Andy Hunt.

    Wayne County’s Shawn Thompson was tabbed District Coach of the Year.

    Campbellsville placed six players on the Class A District 6 team — seniors Michael McCubbin, Zach Altman, Taylor Price and Casey Hines and juniors Thomas Downs and Bryton Taylor.