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Today's News

  • Thomas-Clark

    Shannon Catherine Thomas and Christopher Keith Clark exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, March 29 at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    The Rev. Lee Young, the bride's cousin, performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Richard and Vivian Thomas of Princeton. She is the granddaughter of Doris Thomas and Don Owen Thomas, both of Princeton, Mariam Haile of Bonita Springs, Fla. and the late Zane B. Haile.

  • Campbellsville man accused of selling cocaine

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with selling cocaine and other charges after a traffic stop.

    Christopher R. Tungate, 26, of 807 N. Hoskins Ave. was arrested at 2:44 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3.

    According to Tungate's arrest citation, he was stopped by Taylor County Constable Jamie Gaddis for failing to signal and having an expired license plate.

    After Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan arrived at the scene, he observed that Tungate had glassy eyes and smelled of alcohol.

  • Homeownership protection initiative launched

    Seeking to stem the tide of home foreclosures, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear this week announced at a press conference in Owensboro the creation of the Kentucky Homeownership Protection Center.

    The Protection Center, created by the passage of HB 552 during the 2008 General Assembly, will help Kentuckians in financial trouble become more proactive in keeping their homes.

  • TCB Donation

    Renay England of Taylor County Bank is shown presenting a $300 check to Melanie Sublett, treasurer of the Taylor County Band Boosters for sponsorship of the Taylor County Band's Rodeo on July 5.

  • Task force seeks information on marijuana growers

    The Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas task force is seeking information on marijuana growers.

    The task force is seeking the names and addresses of suspected marijuana growers. The task force also asks for city/county and a description of the home or the location at which the marijuana is growing.

    Information can be submitted in writing to Appalachia HIDTA, P.O. Box 5070, London, Ky. 40745.

    Information can also be submitted to the toll-free anonymous tip line at (866) 424-4382.

  • Adopt-A-Highway poster contest deadline Sept. 30

    Each year, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet hosts a contest to allow students from across the state to submit their creative works for use in the annual Adopt-A-Highway calendar.

    Exposure to the contest and to the Adopt-A-Highway program provides young people with a sense of ownership in Kentucky's highways and stresses the importance of keeping Kentucky's highways clean and free of litter. The contest is aimed at educating and encouraging children not to litter and to spread the message to others.

  • Local girl to represent Campbellsville at state fair

    Daley Sapp of Campbellsville has qualified to compete in the 2008 Coca-Cola Talent Classic semi-finals competition at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Sapp will compete with a solo on Saturday at 4 p.m. in the south wing conference center.

    The Coca-Cola Talent Classic is a competition for young performers ages 13-21. Preliminary competitions in nearly 40 counties decided who would compete at the semi-final competition.

  • Internal Medicine Assoc. accredited

    Internal Medicine Associates of Campbellsville has been granted accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories.

    The laboratory is one of the first nuclear cardiology laboratories in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico to be so recognized for its commitment to high quality patient care and its provision of quality diagnostic testing.

  • Court says no to pre-pay ordinance

    Taylor County residents won't have to pay before they pump after all.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Travis Begley addressed Taylor Fiscal Court on Tuesday night about the rising gas drive-off problem.

    Begley, who represented the Campbellsville/Taylor County Retail Business Association, said the hot topic of rising gas prices will affect everyone.

    "This is only going to get worse," he said.

  • Drunk driving crackdown campaign begins tomorrow

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be joining thousands of law enforcement and highway safety agencies across the nation from Aug. 15 through Labor Day to take part in the "Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest" crackdown on impaired driving.

    Drunken driving is one of America's deadliest crimes. Across the country, statistics show that in just one year, more than 13,000 people are killed in highway crashes involving a driver or motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher.