Today's News

  • Man accused of violating sex offender registry terms

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with failing to comply with his sex offender registration terms.

    William E. Houchens, 35, of 995 Pitman Valley Road was arrested at 12:20 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31.

    According to court records, Houchens was released from the LaRue County jail at the beginning of October and failed to report his release to the probation and parole office.

  • CU orchestra to perform Nov. 6

    The Campbellsville University Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, conductor, dean of the School of Music, and Wansoo Cho, associate conductor, will present its fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. in the sanctuary of Campbellsville Baptist Church. 

  • Chamber luncheon is Thursday

    The Campbellsville-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly luncheon at noon on Thursday, Nov. 13 at First United Methodist Church.

    Kentucky author Gary West is the guest speaker, and the Taylor County Tourist Commission is the lunch's co-sponsor.

    The cost is $8 for chamber investors and $10 for others.

  • Increased community need leads to fundraising campaign for Green River Ministries

    With the number of requests for assistance on the rise, Green River Ministries is embarking on a capital campaign to raise funds.

    "With increased need of the community comes increased need of our agency," said Executive Director Misty Curry. "We do receive grant funding, but securing donations will allow us to help more people as the need increases.

  • Courthouse closed Tuesday

    Offices in the Taylor County Courthouse will be closed Tuesday in observance of Veterans Day. The Courthouse will re-open Wednesday.


  • Campbellsville doctor appointed to state EMS Board

    Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed a local surgeon to the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services.

    Dr. David Eric Bentley was appointed to a four-year term.

    Bentley is a ground and air emergency medical services medical director and trauma surgeon at Central Kentucky Surgical Institute. He represents physicians licensed in serving as a medical director of an advanced life support ambulance service. The appointment replaces Karen L. Orman, whose term has expired.

  • Campbellsville man among recent KSP promotions

    The Kentucky State Police promoted 30 officers at a ceremony last week in Louisville.

    Major Mitchell Bailey, a native and resident of Campbellsville, was promoted to lieutenant colonel and transferred from command of the KSP West Troop to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division as director. A 23-year veteran of the agency, Bailey is a 1979 graduate of Campbellsville High School and a 1983 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. He is the son of Joe and Ina Bailey of Campbellsville

  • Man suffers minor injuries after being hit with side mirror of passing car

    A Campbellsville man was treated and released at Taylor Regional Hospital after being struck by a car early Thursday morning.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, Hurrican J. Sheppard, 35, was walking south on KY 289 at 5:50 a.m. when he was struck by the passenger side mirror of a 2005 Ford driven by Campbellsville Police Lt. Terry Lile, who was on his way to work.

    According to KSP Public Affairs Officer Billy Gregory, Sheppard was walking on the white line and was wearing dark clothing. It was dark at the time.

  • CU to host third speaker in environmental series

    Dr. William H. Martin, chair of the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund, will lead the last session in the fall 2008 semester Environmental Studies Speaker Series at Campbellsville University.

    The session will be Friday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. in Room 220 of the Science Building, where Martin will be sharing his perspectives on the significance and ecology of old-growth forests.

  • Public record for Nov. 10

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-401, filed 9/10/08; Midland Funding LLC v. Michael D. Farmer of Speck Ridge Road in Elk Horn. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $834.41, interest and court costs.

    District Civil Settled

    08-C-277, filed 7/7/08; Midland Funding LLC v. Donna Agee of Taylor Boulevard in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleged defendant owed on account, $2,029.57, interest and court costs. On 10/21/08 a default judgment was rendered for the plaintiff,  $2,029.57, interest and court costs.