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Today's News

  • Lady Cards hope to kick down district title door

     

  • Taylor Co. squares district mark at 1-1

     

  • Man charged after bringing drugs into jail

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and bringing drugs into the jail.
    Clayton T. Wright, 21, of 985 Roberts Road, was arrested Monday, Sept. 29, at 7:15 p.m.
    According to Wright’s arrest citation, Kentucky State Police troopers responded to a report of a non-injury crash on Myers Road in Taylor County. Wright was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved.
    Records state that, when troopers arrived, Wright appeared very intoxicated and told them he had been drinking whiskey.

  • Two residents charged in kidnapping of blind man

     

    Two Campbellsville residents have been charged with kidnapping a blind man and telling him they would leave him in an area where residents don't like black people.

    Nikita Looper, 26, of Coakley Street, and Tyhese Moore, 28, no street address given, were indicted last Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    According to the indictments, the two allegedly kidnapped the man, Wallace Faulkner, 44, of Campbellsville, on Sept. 2.

  • Fall fashion at the library

     

    Navy is the new black, blazers look good on just about everyone and oranges, reds, blues and deep greens are popular colors this season.

    More than 20 people learned about fall fashion trends on Thursday night at Taylor County Public Library.

    Brianna Burden of Awaken Boutique and Laura Wilds of Mitchell's showed the group some popular styles and answered questions.

    Burden said psychedelic prints are popular this season, as are blouses with lace, pullovers and trench coats.

  • Library offers free book program for children

    One hundred children will soon receive a free book, thanks to some friends of the Taylor County Public Library.

    But those who would like to get a book should submit their requests soon, as just about all the books have been reserved.

    Friends of Taylor County Public Library group members have started a free book program at the library.

    The group, which formed in December but had its first official meeting in July, is about 20 strong.

  • ASAP organization denied grant

    The piggy bank is just about empty.

    And recent news that the Central Kentucky ASAP Board didn't get the $125,000 it applied for in a drug free community support grant means money is even tighter.

    This time last year, Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition members were told they wouldn't receive the $125,000 grant they had operated on for the past decade. At that point, the group's future was - and still is - uncertain.

  • Month focuses on crime prevention

     

    The goal is to raise awareness and help people know how to stay safe.

    October is National Crime Prevention Month and Campbellsville Police Department will host several events throughout the month, beginning this week, to help residents learn how to prevent becoming the victim of a crime.

    "What I wanted to do is make awareness more than anything," Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette said.

    Hazlette said his office will focus on helping residents learn about different types of crimes by discussing one per week.

  • TCHS starts Cardinal Academy

     

    With a growing interest in industrial design, Taylor County High School junior Mark Manning is eager to get a head start on preparing for his future.

    When he learned in an informational meeting at the end of the last school year that enrolling in the Cardinal Academy would allow him to do an independent study on industrial design, Manning jumped at the opportunity.

  • Five people file for school board seats

     

    There are four seats up for grabs on the local school boards, and five people have filed to fill them.

    In the Taylor County School Board race, Districts 1 and 5 are up for grabs. Deanna Hunt serves in the 1st District and will face Jean Cheuvront to keep her seat.

    David Hall represents the 5th District. He is unopposed.

    In the Campbellsville School Board race, three of the five seats are up for grabs.