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Today's News

  • Teen arrested, charged with sexual abuse

    A Campbellsville teenager has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing another person younger than 14.

    Gary Joseph Dooley, 19, of 37 Lower Stoner Creek Road was arrested at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 15.

    Kentucky State Trooper John Adams investigated.

    Dooley was charged with second-degree sexual abuse, a Class A misdemeanor. He pleaded not guilty in Taylor District Court on Wednesday, April 16.

    Dwaine Barnett, Kentucky State Police public affairs officer at Post 15 in Columbia, said Dooley is accused of inappropriately touching a female younger than 14.

  • Just what is a delegate anyway?

    The race between Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama to become the Presidential nominee of the Democratic Party may not be settled until the Democratic National Convention in August.

  • Traffic enforcement officer named Columbia post trooper of the year

    Senior Trooper Fred Cornett, a Harlan County native, has been named Trooper of the Year for the Kentucky State Police Columbia Post.

    The Columbia post covers several counties including Taylor.

    A KSP trooper since 2002, Cornett was assigned to the Columbia Post after graduating from police academy in August 2002. He is currently serving as a selective traffic enforcement patrol unit and was previously assigned to Marion and Washington counties.

  • Local students at CU receive more than $6.5 million in financial aid

    Ashley Zsedenyi

    Campbellsville University

    As high school students around the country begin the search for their college of choice, their parents are wondering how that education is going to be paid for.

    Financial records show that Campbellsville University students from Taylor County received $6,584,386 in financial aid this year, according to Chris Tolson, director of financial aid at CU.

    That figure includes institutional financial aid, endowed scholarships, state and federal financial aid, grants and student loans.

  • Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference

    The theme for the 2008 Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference focuses on the galaxy of stars that we have right here in Kentucky - 4-H Stars.

    The conference will take place at the University of Kentucky on June 9-12 and is open to all 4-H'ers who have graduated eighth grade through age 18.

    The conference will kick off picnic style with inflatable slides and obstacle courses to welcome youth to UK.

  • Woman charged with fourth DUI offense

    A Campbellsville woman has been charged with her fourth DUI offense after she was involved in a motor vehicle collision.

    Robin Raynor, 51, of 133 Cherwood Drive was cited Thursday, April 10 at 10:08 p.m.

    According to Raynor's citation, she had been involved in a motor vehicle collision and appeared confused when speaking to Kentucky State Police officers.

    The citation states Raynor had an open container of alcohol in her vehicle and told officers she may have passed out while driving.

  • Public record for April 21

    Small Claims Filed

    08-S-019, filed 3/24/08; CNS Quickcash of South Central Avenue in Campbellsville v. William B. Broyles III of Newton Lane in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on cash advance, $176.47 and court costs.

    08-S-020, filed 3/24/08; CNS Quickcash of South Central Avenue in Campbellsville v. Mary Kathy Chappel of Garnett Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on cash advance, $500 and $91 in court costs.

  • Registration deadline for next ACT exam is May 9

    The next ACT test administration for college-hopeful high school students is Saturday, June 14.

    Students who wish to take the exam on this date must register online or have their paper registrations postmarked by the end of the day May 9. The late registration postmark deadline is May 23. An additional $19 fee is required for late registration after May 9.

  • Deputies make arrest in trailer theft

    Taylor County Sheriff's deputies have found the flatbed trailer stolen from Taylor County High School.

    Willie Bland, 29, of 56 Anna Court in Campbellsville has been arrested and charged with the theft.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Allen Newton, Bland was charged with theft by unlawful talking more than $300.

    A report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Tom Finck stated that the theft was caught on the school's security video system.

  • 'The Squishiness of Things'

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department presented 'The Squishiness of Things' last week in the CU Theater. The children's play teaches that 'There is always a hair more to learn.' Dr. Hieronymus, above, portrayed by Chris Adkins, tries his best to learn "everything there is to know about everything."