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Today's News

  • Fire & Rescue personnel respond to gas line break

     

    Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the scene of a possible gas line break on Aug. 2 near the intersection of Smith Ridge Road and County Park Road.

    The line was broken when a lawn mower went over it, but was quickly repaired.

    A portion of Smith Ridge Road was closed for a short time.

  • Fire & Rescue personnel respond to tractor fire

     

    Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the report of a tractor and field fire at Cudler Creek Road in Bradfordsville at about 3 p.m. Thursday.

    Upon arrival, firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. No injuries were reported and, as of press time, no report had been released.

  • EMS unit honored

     

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel have received a Meritorious Unit Commendation from the Campbellsville Police Department in recognition of their exemplary service.

    According to the commendation, EMS Director Gary Magers, Deputy Director Mike Curnutte, Lt. Rhonda Patton-Garrett, paramedics Candice Staton, Ashley Wilcher and Rose Farley-Simpson and EMT Brandon Harvey went above the call of duty on Thursday, July 17, after responding to the scene of a crime against an elderly Campbellsville resident.

  • Ferrie joins Salon 121

     

    Tonya Ferrie recently joined Salon 121.

    Ferrie is a master stylist with experience in men's and women's cuts, highlights, lowlights and multidimensional color.

    She also offers waxing and nail care services, including pedicures.

    To make an appointment with Ferrie, call (270) 469-9665.

  • Local couple killed in Adair crash

     

    They loved helping others, serving God and being together. And, last Friday, they spent the last moments of their lives that way.

    John and Martha Boggs of Campbellsville died last Friday in a car crash in Columbia.

    According to a Columbia Police Department report, officers responded to the scene of a crash at the intersection of KY 55 and Veterans Memorial Bypass.

  • KCTCS will allow county to use fire training via 30-year lease

    The local state fire and rescue training center will soon be used once again.

    On Tuesday, magistrates voted to contract with the Kentucky Community & Technical College System to use the center for $1 a year for the next 30 years.

    After discussing the contract for a half hour in closed session, Magistrate Ed Gorin made a motion for the county to enter into the agreement, which Dr. James Jones seconded and was unanimously approved.

  • Man arrested after threatening man with gun

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly threatened a man with a gun.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded on Monday at about 3 p.m. to a home on Osage Avenue to investigate the report of an intoxicated man with a gun.

    When officers arrived, according to the report, they came into contact with Kenny D. Webb, 48. Officers were able to see Webb, whom they saw had a handgun.

    The report states that Webb was seen knocking on the door of a home while shouting threats to the homeowner.

  • Mother arrested, charged with leaving children alone

     

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with leaving her young children home alone.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a report from social services staff members on July 21 that a mother had left two small children home alone on July 16 at about 5:15 p.m.

  • Curfew prohibits minors from staying out late

    Parents who let their children roam the city late at night are being warned that they are in violation of Campbellsville's curfew for minors ordinance.

    The ordinance, which has been in effect since 2000, sets a curfew for individuals younger than 18. Minors who aren't accompanied by a parent or guardian are prohibited from being in a public building or street between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday through Monday. On Friday and Saturday, the curfew is extended to 1 a.m.

  • City schools plan to levy nickel tax

     

    Those paying city school taxes could pay more this year - a nickel tax more.

    Campbellsville Board of Education members voted during their regular meeting on Monday that they intend to set the District's property tax rate this year at 53.2 cents per $100 of assessed value.

    And, on top of that, they intend to levy a 5.6-cents per $100 of property value nickel tax, making the tax rate 58.8 cents.

    The additional nickel tax will mean residents who own a home valued at $100,000 will pay $56 more in taxes this year.