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Today's News

  • Others ask to be involved in alcohol sales lawsuit

    Three Campbellsville voters have asked to be part of a lawsuit challenging May's local option election.

    Mike Kehoe, who helped organize the petition drive to get the alcohol issue before voters, Mike Phillips and Barry Cox have petitioned the Taylor Circuit Court to be made a party to the lawsuit. They've asked to join Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp, Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney, Allen Dudgeon and Phil Allan Bertram, all members of the Taylor County Board of Elections, and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers as defendants.

  • Liberty man indicted on sex abuse charge

    A Liberty man has been indicted on a charge alleging he sexually abused another person.

    Joshua Edward Lee, 24, of 3333 Snake Ridge Road was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Lee was charged with first-degree sex abuse.

    Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000. If convicted, Lee could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison.

    Lee was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim and stay out of Taylor County except to appear at court proceedings.

    Campbellsville Police Detective Travis Begley investigated.

  • Campbellsville teenager accused of assaulting police officer

    A Campbellsville teenager has been arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

    Daniel Richardson, 19, of 102 S. Carden St. was arrested at about midnight Sunday, July 6.

    According to an arrest citation, Campbellsville Police received a complaint that Richardson was intoxicated in a Minit Mart parking lot on East Broadway.

    According to court records, Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan contacted Richardson and found him cursing and being loud and combative.

  • Mosby-Coffey

    Keisha Delle Mosby and Jeremy Brooks Coffey will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 19.

    Mosby is the daughter of Monica Warren of Greensburg and the late Neal Warren. She has a son, Andrew Mosby. Her grandparents are the Rev. Charlie Warren and Linda Hodges, both of Greensburg, and the late Harry Hodges and Dorothy Warren.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Green County High School and a 2006 graduate of Bowling Green Technical College. Mosby is employed at Green Hill Manor Nursing Home as a nurse.

  • Council could consider gas pre-pay rule

    If business owners agree, Campbellsville City Council members may soon consider an ordinance requiring customers to pay before they pump.

    Gas drive-offs are on the rise, Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield told the Council during its regular meeting last week.

    As a result, Benningfield said police are surveying gas station owners to see if the majority would be in favor of an ordinance mandating pre-payment of gas purchases.

    "That would eliminate a lot of the problems," he said.

  • Handley-Pena

    Georgia Ann Handley and Luis Enrique Pena will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 19.

    Handley is the daughter of Robert "Jimmie" and Adla Handley of Hodgenville.

    Pena is the son of Maria Miller of Radcliff.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. at Elizabethtown Christian Academy, formerly Severns Valley Baptist Church, located at 140 W. Poplar Street in Elizabethtown.

    A reception will follow.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. Invitations will be sent to out-of-town guests only.

  • Giddy-up!

    Greg O'Dell participated in the bareback bronc riding competition, part of the second annual World Championship IPRA rodeo, hosted by the Taylor County Band Boosters last Saturday at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

  • Public record for July 10

    Traffic

    Meghan A. Hart, 19, of Horan Lane in Springfield, failure to notify address change to department of transportation, proof filed, dismissed; failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepayable.

    Joe A. Curry, 70, of Spears Road in Campbellsville, speeding, $138, state traffic school; failure to wear seat belts, $25.

    Eracrito D. Guichardo, 40, of Pickerell Lane in Vine Grove, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $153.

  • Technology students compete at state

    Students from Taylor County Schools participated in the 2008 Student Technology Leadership Program's State Competition May 6-7 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Students from Taylor County High School and Taylor County Elementary School placed in the "Best of Group."

    TCHS senior Trevor McWhorter won second place in the digital school publication division.

    Taylor County High School students Zach Cox and Josh Sullivan and Marion County High School student Jamie Evans won the International ThinkQuest Award.

  • EDA asks for cooperation from tourism group

    A committee has been formed to help build coordination between local economic development and tourism entities.

    Mark Johnson, chair of the Taylor County Economic Development Authority, addressed magistrates at Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting about the relationship between the Economic Development Authority and the Taylor County Tourist Commission.

    Johnson told magistrates that the EDA works well with the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce, Fiscal Court and the members of the Campbellsville County Council.