Today's News

  • Man charged with assault of police officers


    A Campbellsville man who reportedly threatened and assaulted police officers was arrested on Wednesday, March 12, on a number of related charges.

  • Local man dies in garage fire

    A Taylor County man died over the weekend after a garage fire that happened Friday.

    Paul Anderson, 71, of Campbellsville, died at the University of Louisville Hospital, having sustained severe burns over much of his body, according to the Taylor County Fire Department.

    At about 1:45 p.m. on Friday, the Taylor County Fire Department was sent to Anderson's residence in the 600 block of Wade Lane, according to the fire department, which also stated that Anderson's wife took him to Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Public Record for March 26


      James R. Calhoun, speeding, $143 fine paid in full, refer to state traffic school; failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed with leave to reinstate; obstructed vision and/or windshield, proof of inspection filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

      Anthony D. Caton, speeding, proof filed, dismissed; failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed with leave to reinstate.

  • Nancy Cox nominated for ‘Best TV News Anchor’

    LEX18 News, which appears on NBC affiliate WLEX-TV, has been honored with 16 nominations for the 2015 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcaster Awards.

    Among those nominations was Campbellsville native Nancy Cox, who was among the candidates nominated for Best TV News Anchor.
    LEX18 was also nominated for Best Newscast. LEX18 was the only Lexington station nominated in that category.

  • Two suspects arrested on suspicion of local thefts

    Two Campbellsville men were arrested Wednesday evening in connection with a series of burglaries that stretch back a month-and-a-half.

    Don Allen Moyers, 38, and Chad A. Dowell, 23, were arrested by Officer Andy Warren of the Campbellsville Police Department at about 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, and were each charged with seven counts of third-degree burglary, according to a CPD report.

    The report stated that the CPD has investigated seven burglaries of local businesses.
    CPD Sgt. Shannon Wilson said.

  • Two indicted for alleged pizza robbery

    A Taylor County grand jury indicted two Campbellsville men on Tuesday in connection to a robbery that occurred around the new year.

    Joshua A. Gill, 25, and Demarkquis Webb, 19, both of Ray Street in Campbellsville, were each charged with first-degree robbery, a Class B Felony. The indictments accuse the two of using the threat of force to rob a person on Dec. 31, 2014, and Jan. 1.

  • Barn quilts a creative way to honor one’s heritage

    For Marilyn Clarke, the barn quilt that hangs in front of her barn on Smith Ridge Road, titled “Virginia Pike,” is a way to honor the age-old craft of quilting.

    “I went ... and got a sign painter to do my barn quilt,” Clarke said. “And Jim, my husband, hung it on the barn with some help … but [Taylor County RECC workers] did most of the hanging for free.”

    That sign painter was Don Swafford of Swafford Signs, who did several of original barn quilts.

  • Adkins tabbed NABC/NAIA National Coach of Year

    Jordan Alves, CU Sports Information

  • Proud, but bittersweet day for Mings at state

    By Dennis George

    It’s a bittersweet day for Jesse Mings as he sits in his chair in the last row in section 32 of Rupp Arena.
    He’s watching the opening round of the Sweet Sixteen, just as he has done for 54 of the past 55 years.
    Mings is clad in his Taylor County cap and sweatshirt, beaming with pride as he talks about his hometown school being in the big dance.
    But something’s missing.

  • Huge turnout of Cards’ followers at Rupp Arena