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Today's News

  • Tigers still tops in MSC baseball

    Campbellsville University made it four straight Mid-South Conference Tournament baseball championships in a row with a 5-1 triumph at home over University of the Cumberlands on Thursday.

    After the Patriots (43-12) led 1-0 with a run in the bottom of the sixth, the Tigers (24-18) tallied two in the seventh and three more in the eighth for the victory.

    In the seventh, Jason Beale was hit by a pitch and went to second on Matt Lepage's walk. Hector Urbaneja's sacrifice put runners at second and third.

  • Diver recovers truck from City Lake

    Diver Kenny Anderson retrieved a submerged Chevy Suburban from City Lake on Thursday afternoon.

    About two weeks ago, Campbellsville Police Lt. Terry Lile said officers had arrested Carl Brents of Campbellsville at Taylor Regional Hospital on a charge of public intoxication.

    After he was arrested, Lile said, Brents told police he had parked a Chevy Suburban at City Lake, but accidentally left it in gear, allowing the vehicle to roll into City Lake. The vehicle belonged to a family member, and Brents did not have permission to take the vehicle, Lile said.

  • Two charged in sealed indictments

    Two Campbellsville residents have been charged in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Indicted were:

    u Joanne Louise Couch, 32, of 710 High Pine, Apt. 2B, who was charged with complicity to commit first-degree robbery.

    According to the indictment, Couch is accused of conspiring to commit robbery with a deadly weapon.

    Bond was set at $40,000 cash. If convicted, Couch could be sentenced to as much as 20 years in prison.

  • Man pleads guilty in federal court

    A Campbellsville man has pleaded guilty to possession of about 17 grams of crack cocaine in U.S. District Court.

    Henry Godfrey Barnett, 57, of 209 Baptist St. was indicted by a U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky grand jury in August 2005 on a charge of knowingly and intentionally possessing, with the intent to distribute, 5 or more grams of crack.

    As a result, according to the indictment, Barnett was also charged with forfeiture, meaning, if found guilty, he would be required to forfeit $800 gained from selling the crack.

  • Man charged with receiving stolen property

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with receiving stolen property after he was found with a trailer taken from Marion County.

    James M. Perkins, 28, of 713 S. Columbia Ave., Apt. A, was arrested at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24.

    According to Perkins' arrest citation, the trailer was stolen from 68 Liquors in Marion County. The citation states Perkins was found in possession of the trailer during a traffic stop.

    On Friday, April 25, Perkins pleaded not guilty to the charge and was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim.

  • Movin' on up

    Driving through Taylor County during the summer of 2006, Jerry Pippin had a revelation. Already raising a teenage son in Las Vegas, Pippin and his wife, Julie, were expecting twins. Pippin decided rural Kentucky might provide a better setting for his growing family.

    "The community was full of the nicest people," Jerry said. "I thought the place was beautiful."

    Jerry was here to help his brother, Dennis, with his family's move to Adair County. Returning home to Las Vegas, Jerry told his wife about the area.

  • Brown-Humphrey

    Casey Brown and Chip Humphrey will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 10.

    Brown is the daughter of Bob and Sharon Brown of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is employed at Georgetown Healthcare Center as an occupational therapist.

    Humphrey is the son of Dr. Ron and Tresa Humphrey of Mt. Sterling, Ky.

    He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Kentucky and is employed as a mechanical engineer at Toyota in Georgetown.

    A small garden ceremony will take place at the Clay Willis House in Paris, Ky.

  • Purvis, Sprowles honored with wedding shower

    Bethany Purvis and Jeremy Sprowles were honored with a wedding shower at the home of Jane Blevins on Sunday, April 13. Pictured, from left, are Trena Corbin, Jane Blevins and Suzy Houk, hostesses; Cary Colvin, mother of the bride; Bethany and Jeremy; Dixie Sprowles, mother of the groom; and Gayle Simpson and Natalie Houk, hostesses. Bethany and Jeremy will wed Saturday, May 24 at Mt. Roberts Baptist Church.

  • White beats Maroon 22-20 in CU Spring Game

    Behind the strong arm of quarterback Ross Deaton, the White team overcame a 14-0 deficit on Saturday to defeat the Maroon team 22-20 in the Campbellsville University Spring Game.

    The Maroon squad jumped out to a 14-0 lead after the defense recovered a fumble for a touchdown romp. But, the White team fought back behind several big pass plays from Deaton and led 22-14 before the Maroon team scored again late in the game.

  • Campbellsville man suffers minor injuries in Marion crash

    A Campbellsville man was treated for minor injuries after crashing his vehicle in Marion County on Monday night.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, John A. Cox, 40, was driving north on Miller Pike when he failed to stop at the road's intersection with KY 84. His 1991 Isuzu left the road and came to rest in a field. The crash occurred at 11:43 p.m.

    Cox was transported to Spring View Hospital in Lebanon by Marion County EMS.

    Kentucky State Trooper Donnie Moses investigated.