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Today's News

  • Man arrested after chase with police

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly took police on a chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph.

    Andrew Blake Clark, 20, of 48 Lakeway Drive was arrested Monday, May 26 at about 1 a.m.

    Clark's arrest citation states Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Dickens observed Clark on KY 55 attempting to do a trick on his Suzuki motorcycle.

    When Dickens attempted to stop Clark, the citation states, Clark fled on his motorcycle.

    The chase reached speeds of more than 110 mph, the citation states, and Clark passed in a no passing zone.

  • Courthouse Square/Streetscape meeting is Thursday

    The public is invited to attend a meeting with architects M2D, formerly known as designWORKS, on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Campbellsville Development Center located at 107 W. Broadway. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the development of the Courthouse Square and Columbia Avenue Streetscape projects.

  • KARE application available next week

    Applications for the Phase I Kentucky Agricultural Relief Effort Cost-Share Program will be available beginning Monday, June 9 at the Taylor County Extension Office. Applications will be accepted through July 9.

    The following are eligible cost-share items available for 50 percent cost-share funding up to a maximum of $1,000.

    - Drilling for subsurface aquifers and well establishments.

    - Developing and piping on farm springs.

    - Construction of small stream water basins.

    - Establishing and enhancing on-farm ponds.

  • Campbellsville natives named to dean's list at Bellarmine University

    Bellarmine University has named 552 full-time students to its dean's list for the 2008 spring semester. The dean's list recognizes students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or better on a four-point grading system.

    Campbellsville natives Jill Patrice Thompson and Dustin Nicholas Lee Ford are among the students receiving dean's list recognition.

    Thompson, a graduate of Taylor County High School, is a sophomore political science major.

    Ford, also a graduate of Taylor County High School, is a sophomore education major.

  • Taylor County students graduate from St. Catharine College

    Three Taylor County students were among the 105 graduates who received degrees from St. Catharine College during commencement ceremonies on May 10.

    Megan Bays received an associate of science degree in nursing. Bethany Elaine Wooley received an associate of science degree in diagnostic sonography. Sherry Clark received a certificate in pharmacy technology and graduated magna cum laude.

  • Man charged with DUI

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

    Joshua O. Henderson, 23, of 1784 East Owl Creek was arrested Saturday, May 24 at about 1 a.m.

    According to Henderson's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan stopped Henderson for speeding on Lebanon Avenue.

    The citation states Henderson smelled of alcohol and later admitted he had been drinking. Henderson failed several field sobriety tests and Morgan found an alcoholic beverage and marijuana in his possession.

  • Still in their blood

    Campbellsville hosted a first-ever event Memorial Day weekend as more than 50 contestants, representing more than 30 communities, participated in the Campbellsville Open Horseshoe Pitching Tournament at Miller Park.

    With 12 new pits ready, according to Ralph White, one of the organizers, the state-sanctioned tournament was a huge success.

    City workers cut the pits out of the asphalt on part of the lower park tennis courts and White, Ivan Bault, Bill Garrett, Billy Followell and Terry Roberts did the rest.

  • Kids Outdoor Day on Saturday at Green River Lake

    One whole day of outdoor fun, fun, fun is coming up on Saturday at the Green River Lake State Park and Camp Kentahten in Campbellsville.

    The 2008 Kids' Outdoor Day is hosted by the local chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), and there is an endless amount of things for children to do! Numerous, exciting, entertaining, fun filled outdoor activities for children of all ages are available to participate in including: game calling, fishing, trap shooting, boating safety, .22 rifle shooting, archery, canoeing, tomahawk throwing, inflatables, karate, and air rifles.

  • Southern Legacy in concert June 29 at Saloma

    Saloma Baptist Church will host a gospel concert on Sunday, June 29 at 6 p.m. with Southern Legacy.

    A potluck meal and fellowship hour precedes the concert at 5 p.m.

    Everyone is invited.

  • Lebanon man injured in motorcycle crash

    A Lebanon man was released from University of Louisville Hospital two days after crashing his motorcycle in Campbellsville.

    According to a Campbellsville Police Report, Josh Rowley, 20, was driving his 2006 Suzuki sport bike east on KY 210 when he lost control and struck a guardrail near the entrance to Forest Hills Drive. The crash occurred at 2:50 p.m.

    Rowley was flown from the scene by Air Evac.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Ben Riggs investigated.