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Today's News

  • Kirtley attending GSA at Transy

    A Taylor County girl is among more than 200 young artists from across the state participating in The Kentucky Center Governor's School for the Arts.

    Haley Kirtley will attend GSA at Lexington's Transylvania University from June 22 to July 12.

  • Ky 210 wreck sends several to hospital

    Four people were injured in a two-car crash Saturday night.

    According to a report from the Taylor County Sheriff’s office, the collision occurred at 11:30 p.m. approximately 12 miles west from Campbellsville on KY 210.

    Joshua O. Henderson, 24, of Greensburg Road in Hodgenville was driving east toward Campbellsville in a 2005 Mazda SUV when he attempted to pass a 1996 GMC SUV driven by Sherriel Shely of Louisville, according to Deputy Robbie VanCleave.

  • Coppock's named top retail business

    Maurice and Theresa Coppock have a recipe for success: God, family, loyal, friendly and knowledgeable employees, top notch merchandise, competitive pricing and customers who recognize a retailer with integrity and service.

    Based on that formula, Coppock Appliance and Electronics Inc. was recently named the 2008 Campbellsville-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Retail Business of the Year.

  • Woman gets two years on drug, other charges

    A Campbellsville woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for violating the terms of her diversion.

    Robin Lynn Raynor, 52, of 133 Cherwood Drive appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, June 17.

    In November 2007, Raynor pleaded guilty to possession of drug supplies, her second offense, and menacing. A charge of being a second-degree persistent felony offender was dismissed.

    At that time, Raynor was sentenced to serve 45 days in jail and sentenced to four years' probation.

  • County budget tops $8.9 million

    Taylor County will operate with more money this fiscal year than last.

    The County's 2008-2009 $8.9 million budget was unanimously given final approval by magistrates at a special Fiscal Court meeting Friday afternoon. Magistrates had first reading at the Court's regular May meeting.

    The new budget is about $2.5 million more than last year's.

    It includes $2.8 million to be collected in occupational taxes. According to the budget, about $1.4 million of that revenue will be distributed to the City, pursuant to an agreement that spells out how the money will be used.

  • Campbellsville man accused of assault

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with assault and other charges after he allegedly broke into another person's home and waited for them to come home.

    Brad D. Shofner, 26, of 106 1/2 W. Walnut St. was arrested at about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 24.

    According to Shofner's arrest citation, he is accused of entering a former girlfriend's home while she wasn't home and waiting for her to come home with her current boyfriend.

  • Man injured after wheelchair struck by vehicle

    A Taylor County man is in stable condition after his wheelchair was struck by a truck Friday morning.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Department report, Herman R. Curry, 63, was operating an electric wheelchair on Christerson Lane when he was struck by a 1993 Chevrolet pickup driven east by John W. McFarland, 77. The collision occurred at 9:45 a.m.

    Curry was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue where he was treated for head injures. He was later transported to the University of Louisville Hospital.

  • 29th H&W Classic belongs to Spitz/Central/Mizuno

    Spitz Seeds/Central Paving/Mizuno, based in Mt. Washington, defeated Team Toolbox (Elizabethtown) to capture the 29th Annual H&W Softball Classic on Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Park.

    Spitz lost to Walkoff/Bugs (Nashville, Tenn.) in pool play but bounced back to upend Miken Merchants (Springfield) 25-14 in the single-elimination tourney.

    Team Toolbox, which lost to Spitz in pool action, downed Walkoff/Bugs twice to get another shot at Spitz.

  • 28th feature for No. 18

    Campbellsville's Tim Tungate was victorious in the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model Feature at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown on Saturday night while Roger Cecil of Bardstown won the Fifth Annual Shorter Gardner Memorial for the WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman, Jason Wheatley of Loretto was tops in Kentucky Cooperage Modifieds and Joe David Humphrey of Loretto was best in Street Stocks.

    Tungate took the early lead in the Super Late Model feature with Scotty Earl, Johnny Wheeler, Aaron Hatton and David Webb in pursuit.

  • Pennebaker Scholarships awarded to Campbellsville students

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Education recognized and honored the recipients of the Pennebaker Scholarship Award with a recent reception.

    Graduate students in the master of arts in education program who met the scholarship criteria were Angela Henderson and Rebecca Pinson, both of Campbellsville.