Today's News

  • Sheriff's tax audit released

    State Auditor Crit Luallen recently released the annual audit of the settlement of 2006 taxes by Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp.

    The audit found Shipp's financial statement fairly represented the taxes charged, credited and paid for the period April 29, 2006 to April 30, 2007.

    The statement was also found to conform with the modified cash basis of accounting.

    Luallen found no instances of noncompliance and no matters involving control of financial reporting and operations.

  • Taylor spurts last at Marion

    Taylor County won the battle of long runs with a decisive 12-1 finish to down home-standing Marion County 63-47 on Friday night.

    The Cardinals (13-7) took the lead for good at 20-11 on an 11-0 run ending the first quarter and starting the second period.

    Chase Cox's three-pointer started the rally with Shane Morris hitting two free throws, Lloyd Stotts one charity toss, Leonard Macon a lay-up and Josh Gumm a trey during the blitz.

  • Eagles fall in finals at Bardstown

    The Campbellsville High School Eagles could not overcome the talented Bardstown Tigers in the championship game of the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All "A" Classic championship game and fell 85-67.

    The Tigers (14-4) led by only one at the end of the first quarter (20-19), but the host team went on a 12-0 run in the second quarter to take a 48-34 lead at the break.

  • Lady Knights break away from Lady Cards

    Taylor County's Lady Cardinals stayed within striking distance throughout the first half, but the Tacarra Hayes-Marion County Lady Knights used a 10-0 start in the third quarter to roar past the visitors 70-39 on Friday night in Lebanon.

    Taylor County (8-12) led only once (5-4) on MeLeigha Pollock's two free throws at 4:10 in the first quarter. However, the Lady Cardinals stayed within striking distance (31-21) at the half as Cayla Rucker hit a pair of three-point baskets and finished the second period with a conventional three-point play.

  • Lady Eagles stumble out of gate

    A 22-7 start by Russell County spelled a 59-48 defeat for the Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles at home on Friday night to the Lady Lakers.

    CHS (2-17) won the last three quarters 41-37, but could not overcome the 15-point, first-quarter deficit.

    Danielle Morris, who made the all-tournament and all-academic team at the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All "A" Classic in Bardstown, led the Lady Eagles with 22 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals.

  • CU to host art exhibit through Feb. 7

    Campbellsville University art professor Tommy Clark will have a faculty art exhibit through Feb. 7 at the new art gallery across from Gosser Fine Arts Center. The exhibit will feature watercolors, mixed media and clay sculptures and ceramics.

    A reception for Clark will be tonight from 7 to 8:30 in the gallery.

    The exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

  • Man faces porn charges

    A Campbellsville man has been indicted on more than 40 counts of Internet child pornography charges.

    Paul E. Nance, 54, of 210 E. Walnut St. was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Nance was charged with 43 counts of distributing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. The charge is a Class D felony, punishable by one to five years in prison.

  • Man has robbery charge dismissed

    A Campbellsville man accused of robbery has had a charge against him dismissed.

    Cory J. Gadberry, 30, of 100 Buttercup Lane appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Monday, Jan. 14.

    George's court proceedings were originally scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 8. They were rescheduled to Jan. 14.

    According to court records, a first-degree robbery charge against Gadberry was dismissed without prejudice because a witness in the case is unavailable for court proceedings.

  • Man charged with assaulting father

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly assaulted his father.

    Christopher J. Dickens, 18, of 142 Russell Road, Apt. 1, was arrested Saturday, Jan. 19.

    According to Dickens' arrest citation, he is accused of assaulting his father. After police arrived to investigate the assault, Dickens was seen smoking and in possession of marijuana with several juveniles.

    Court records state Dickens told police he had been smoking, that the marijuana was his and he had assaulted his father.

  • User fee our way to financial security

    User fees. They are the fad, aren't they? As communities continue to shrivel in the face of mounting budget pressure, more of them are being creative. They're learning how to generate money without injuring the pocketbooks of the people who live there 24-7.

    Case in point: In Erlanger, Ky. if you're at fault in a wreck and you're from somewhere else, expect to pay extra for police work.