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Today's News

  • Sex offender accused of using social media

     

    A Campbellsville man, who is a registered sex offender, has been arrested and charged after he allegedly used social media in violation of the terms of his registration.

    Roy R. Mace III, 31, of Rosie Road, was arrested on Oct. 16.

    According to court records, Mace, in April, had a Facebook profile. He was charged with being a sex offender and using a social network, which is a misdemeanor offense.

  • Teen accused of being intoxicated while caring for children

     

    A Campbellsville teenager has been arrested and charged after she was allegedly found under the influence of drugs while caring for children.

    Stephanie Dickens, 18, of Buckner Avenue, was arrested last Wednesday at 7:45 p.m.

    According to Dickens's arrest warrant, she allegedly was in charge of children and was under the influence of neurontin and xanax, making her unresponsive to them.

    Dickens was charged with four counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, which are misdemeanor offenses.

  • Residents charged with attempting to mail drugs to jail

     

    Two people have been arrested and charged with attempting to mail drugs to the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Rebecca Underwood, 36, and Daniel T. Marcum, 40, of Lowe Street in Greensburg, were arrested last Tuesday and charged with first-degree promoting contraband.

    According to their arrest warrants, Marcum knew that Underwood was incarcerated and the two made a plan to have illegal substances mailed to the jail. Court records state that the two were planning to mail a Suboxone strip under the postage stamp on the letter.

  • Fiscal court prepares to build bridge

    Magistrates have taken a step toward building a new bridge over Jones Creek.

    They met in special session last Tuesday to open bids for building a new bridge. Hornback Construction Co. in Campbellsville bid $52,000 for the work.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers said Hornback was the only company to submit a bid. Magistrate James Jones made a motion to accept it.

    "To not try to build this bridge would be detrimental to some of our citizens," Jones said.

    Magistrate Ed Gorin seconded Jones' motion.

  • One injured in New Lebanon Road crash

     

    At least one person was injured in a three-vehicle crash on New Lebanon Road at about 8 a.m. Friday morning. The crash happened near the intersection with Palestine Road.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel responded to treat the patient and then transport him to Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Campbellsville Police, Taylor County Sheriff's deputies and Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel also responded.

    At press time, no official report had been released about the crash.

  • One injured in motorcycle crash

     

    Emergency personnel responded to a crash involving a motorcycle on Floyd Street off Sharon Drive at about 7:30 p.m. last Monday.

    One person was injured in the crash and treated by Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel.

    Taylor County Fire & Rescue and Campbellsville Police Department personnel also responded.

    At press time, no official report had been released about the crash.

  • Legislation in action

     

    House Republican Whip John “Bam” Carney, R-Campbellsville, speaks during the October meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on State Government.

  • Legislation in action

     

    House Republican Whip John “Bam” Carney, R-Campbellsville, speaks during the October meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on State Government.

  • Man treated after striking cow with vehicle

    A Campbellsville man was injured Tuesday night after he struck a cow with his vehicle.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Roger Bright, 71, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet east on KY 70 at about 11 p.m. The report states that the driver told Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Dickens he didn't see that a cow was standing in the roadway.

    The report states that weather conditions also contributed to the collision.

    Bright was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by private vehicle for treatment of chest pains.

  • Three injured in Spurlington Road crash

    Three people were injured after their vehicle struck a tree early last Thursday morning.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Cory B. Dishman, 19, of Barney School Road, was traveling north in a 1997 Ford Mustang at about 4:57 a.m.

    The report states that Dishman was traveling too fast around a curve, lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway and struck a tree.