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Today's News

  • Safety on the farm

    Many farmers and others came out to a Saloma farm Friday morning to learn about grain bin safety, and to learn more about soybean, corn and grain production.

    “Hopefully, what folks will learn today … will keep them safe,” said Taylor County Extension Agent Pat Hardesty.

  • Grand jury indicts 14

    A Campbellsville man accused of sexually abusing a minor in 2008 and 2009 was one of 14 people a Taylor County Grand Jury indicted on Tuesday.

    Kevin Herbig, 43, of Old Lebanon Road, was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a victim less than 12 years old, a Class D felony; and second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Rivalry clash has huge Taylor County flavor

     

  • Early Days July 7, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 6, 2006

    Trooper 1st Class Roger David Cowherd of Campbellsville has been named Trooper of the Year for the Kentucky State Police Administrative Division.

    Air Force Master Sgt. Douglas J. Crawley is currently deployed overseas at a forward-operating location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Early Days June 30, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 29, 2006

    Ernest and Agnes Perkins Rainwater will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday. The Rainwaters were united in marriage on June 29, 1946.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce will host its 2nd Annual Ladies Night Out between 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, in the Student Activities Center at Campbellsville University.

    Jamie Ennis, bride elect of Cheslee Bloyd, was honored with a bridal shower May 7 at First United Methodist Church.

  • Early Days June 23, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 22, 2006

    Gordon Clark, 81, of Clark Road in Campbellsville, Ky., died at 5:10 a.m. Sunday, June 4, 2006 in Campbellsville.

    Harold McDonald retired from the United States Postal Service on June 2 as a Campbellsville letter carrier.

    Residents of the current Metzmeier Nursing Home will soon have a new place to call home. Construction has begun on a new nursing and rehabilitation facility on the Water Tower Bypass.

  • Early Days June 16, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 15, 2006

    Officials are pleased with the progress being made on the jail and judicial center.

    Darrell and Nancy Burress Hunt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive and Mrs. Paul W. Patton will celebrate their 44th wedding anniversary June 19.

    The Rev. Charles and Anne Harris recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 17, 1941.

  • Early Days June 9, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 8, 2006

    Eugene Ray and Nellie Frances Wade Mardis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 10.

    H.R. Richardson, a retired educator in the Campbellsville Independent School system and at Campbellsville University, was awarded an honorary doctorate of public service May 27 in a service on CU's campus with family and friends present.

  • Early Days June 2, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    JUNE 1, 2006

    Troy and Cheryl Vaughn of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Lynn, at 4:03 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

    William Roy Wethington, 92, of Old Columbia Road in Campbellsville, died Saturday, May 27, 2006, at Medco Nursing Home in Campbellsville after an illness.

  • Heartland Parkway project in Adair County almost done

    Crews are nearing completion of the Heartland Parkway (KY 55) project in Adair County.

    The $6.99 million project includes 2+1 passing lanes from the Columbia Bypass (mile point 15) to the Adair/Taylor County line (mile point 22), according to a press release from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Eight Spokesperson Amber Hale.

    A 2+1 road design has a continuous three-lane cross section with alternating passing lanes.