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Today's News

  • Taylor County tops Campbellsvile 19-16

    Taylor County took advantage of five Campbellsville turnovers and three Lance Turpin touchdown passes to upend their cross-town rivals 19-16 on Friday night at Dave Fryrear Field.

    "We had way too many turnovers," said Eagle coach Herb Wiseman after the game. "They're (the miscues) killing us."

    Neither team scored in the first half and neither squad had more than 100 yards of offense during the first two periods.

  • Public record for Sept. 8

    District Civil Settled

    08-C-298, filed 7/16/08; Taylor Regional Hospital v. Willard E. Lawson of Christerson Lane in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleged defendant owed for medical services rendered, $2,289.70, interest, court costs and $283.55 in interest. On 8/13/08 a default judgment was rendered for the plaintiff, $2,289.70, interest, court costs and $283.55 in interest.

    Eviction

  • Man charged with third DUI offense

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with his third DUI offense.

    William A. Johnson III, 26, of 600 McVay Road was arrested at about 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28.

    According to Johnson's arrest citation, he failed several field sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol level of .1, higher than the legal limit of .08.

    Johnson was also charged with driving on a suspended operator's license, possession of less than 8 ounces of marijuana and possession of drug supplies.

    According to court records, Johnson was found with rolling papers and he smelled of alcohol.

  • Providing help to those who need it

    The Campbellsville National Guard unit has been activated once again. This time, however, it's not for war, thank goodness.

    When we've written stories in the past about our local unit being activated, it's always been with an aspect of concern for their welfare as they travel overseas to fight the war against terror.

    Now, it's others' welfare that's the concern.

  • CHS, TC battle for latest bragging rights Friday

    Some gotta win, some gotta lose, whomever loses on Friday will have another year of blues, could be the theme of every Campbellsville-Taylor County sports clash.

    And it could not be more apparent than for tomorrow's game on Dave Fryrear Field when the Cardinals visit the Eagles.

    Both teams are coming off decisive losses in their season openers and are looking for some relief before beginning their district campaigns next week.

  • BBB reports Americans' trust in business has dropped

    The Better Business Bureau announced findings from its second BBB/Gallup Trust in Business Index survey, noting American consumers say in a seven-month period their trust in businesses has fallen in 13 of 15 industries measured, with an overall composite index decline in consumer trust of 14 percent.

    And nearly half (47 percent) of those surveyed say they have only "some, very little or no trust at all" in companies they do business with in everyday life.

  • St. Thomas Church to host Glasgow pastor

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at 116 S. Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville, will host the Rev. Suzanne Barrow, pastor of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Glasgow on Sunday, Sept. 14.

    Barrow will preside and preach at the 11 a.m. worship service.

    Barrow is pastor of one of the fastest-growing congregations in the Episcopal diocese of Kentucky, which consists of 36 congregations across central and western Kentucky. The pastor of St. Thomas Church, the Rev. Karl Lusk, will exchange pulpits with Barrow on that Sunday.

  • Grand opening for Kid-Wise Amusements, 32 Degrees

    Kid-Wise Amusements LLC and 32 Degrees Shaved Ice celebrated their grand openings together on Saturday, Aug. 16.

    32 degrees is owned by Zach Altman and features 35 flavors of shaved ice, low fat sorbets and more. 32 Degrees is located at 635 E. Broadway across from First Baptist Church. Hours are 2 to 9 p.m. daily and the phone number is 403-1234.

  • Shortage of volunteers hurting local girls

    Nearly a thousand girls in Kentuckiana are missing out on the chance of a lifetime. They're being denied the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than themselves. These girls want to join Girl Scouts but can't because of a shortage of volunteers.

    There are many benefits of the Girl Scout Program. Girls make new friends, help their communities and learn valuable skills they can use to become successful adults - skills like self-confidence, leadership, family values, goal setting, money management and career exploration.

  • Public Record for Sept. 4

    Traffic

    David Lee Miller, 55, of Candace Street in Campbellsville, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, $718, alcohol drug education program, license suspended for 90 days; failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, dismissed; license to be in possession, $50.

    Ruth A. Hatcher, 40, of Springfield, Mo., speeding, amended to improper equipment, $158.

    Michael Darrell Alsip, 39, of Blowing Springs Road in Greensburg, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, dismissed.