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Today's News

  • Body found in creek near KY 210

    The body of a man found in a creek in Taylor County Monday night has been identified as Paul Jones, 62, of Campbellsville.

    According to Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook, his office was dispatched to a scene off of William Hash Road off KY 210 at approximately 7:18 p.m. Monday evening. Upon arrival, they found Jones’ body in a creek in a wooded area.

  • Wise’s family-friendly bill passes Senate

    From the time that state Sen. Max Wise (R-Campbellsville) decided to run for Kentucky’s 16th District Senate seat in 2013, he has made it clear that he plans to be a pro-life legislator and citizen.

    “I campaigned on being a pro-life legislator, and I will continue to do that here in Frankfort,” Wise said in a phone interview. “I will continue to be a pro-life advocate even when I am not in Frankfort. It is something near and dear to my heart as a Christian.”

  • Lebanon man’s murder trial set for April 10

    The case of a Lebanon man accused of a local murder will almost certainly go to trial about a year after the alleged shooting.

    At a Tuesday morning hearing, Taylor County Circuit Judge Todd Spalding kept William Calhoun’s jury trial for April 10. He’ll also have a pre-trial conference for Friday, March 17.

    Calhoun, 25, of Oak Street, is charged with murder, a Class A felony; first-degree assault, a Class B felony; and three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, a Class D felony.

  • Group looks to help families in battle against cancer

    A local charitable organization whose purpose is to help those diagnosed with cancer with their expenses is almost ready to start helping people.

    Debbie Carrico of the Taylor County Good Samaritans group said their board is reviewing applicants to make sure they meet their criteria, after which they will award the money.

  • Bill targets pain meds, other drugs

    A proposed bill would up the penalties for selling or possessing any amount of a potent painkiller.

    Currently, the Kentucky House of Representatives is considering House Bill 333, sponsored by Rep. Kim Moser (R-Taylor Mill). The bill would make it a felony to illegally sell or distribute any amount of fentanyl, carfentanil and related drugs, which have been tied to increases in drug overdoses over the past year.

  • New dining options coming to town

    Two new dining options are coming to Campbellsville and are nearing their opening dates.

    While no specifics have been announced, Dunkin’ Donuts and Wings Pizza N Things are both planning for April openings.

    The Dunkin’ Donuts location is at 509 E Broadway in Campbellsville, next to McDonald’s.

    Approximately one-half of the building, totaling 1,000 square feet, is currently for lease with Century 21. Despite many rumors that have been circulating, there has been no confirmation on who will occupy that space.

  • Guptons coaching, playing at Spalding

     

  • Weather playing havoc with spring ball schedules

     

    The two local baseball and two local softball teams started their seasons recently and all tasted great success.

  • CU’s Fox makes 2nd team All-American

     

    Campbellsville University senior Emily Fox has been named an NAIA Division 1 second-team All-American.
    Fox, totaled 1,178 points for coach Ginger Colvin’s Lady Tigers in less than three seasons after transferring from Austin Peay.
    Fox was also named to the first team of the All-Championship Team after the Lady Tigers finished in the Fab Four in Billings, Mont. (CU sophomore Madison Stewart made second team.)

  • Smith captures 11-12-year-old match play title