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Today's News

  • Three treated after KY 210 crash

     

    Three people received medical treatment Sunday night after their vehicle was involved in a crash on KY 210.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Danny Morrison, 52, of Fountain Run, Ky., was driving a 1998 Peterbilt semi and cattle trailer west on KY 210 at about 7:45 p.m.

    Just before the semi and a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica, driven by Tristan Dishman, 37, of Barney School in Campbellsville, passed on the roadway, the semi had a tire and wheel dislodge. The tire and wheel hit the Pacifica.

  • One injured in New Columbia Road crash

     

    At least one person was injured last Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on New Columbia Road.

    Campbellsville Police were called to the scene of a non-injury crash at about 8:30 p.m. However, shortly after they arrived, one of the people involved asked for medical treatment.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel treated the man at the scene.

    At press time, no formal report had been released about the crash.

  • Corbin charged with raping teenager

     

    A Campbellsville man has been accused of repeatedly raping and sodomizing a teenage girl.

    William Kenny Corbin, 56, of Apartment Road, was indicted last Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Corbin was charged with five counts of first- and five counts of third-degree rape, five counts of first- and five counts of third-degree sodomy and 10 counts of second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    According to the indictment, Corbin allegedly committed the crimes last August and September.

  • Disease forces tree cutting at Green River Lake State Park

     

    By the time the project is finished, about 75 trees will have been cut down from the campground area at the Green River Lake State Park.

    The cause? A small, invasive species of insect known as the Emerald Ash Borer.

    The Emerald Ash Borer is native to Asia and causes little to no problems in its home habitat. However, outside of it, the insect has the potential to become one of the most destructive pests found in nature.

  • TCHS Show Choir performs at Disney World

     

    In 2008, the Taylor County Show Choir had the chance to perform at Walt Disney World.

    Director Lisa Gupton was instantly taken by how professional and well planned the entire event was.

    "It was something that I knew I wanted to do again," Gupton said. "It was a wonderful opportunity for the kids."

    So when this year's show choir had the opportunity to replicate the achievement, Gupton said she wanted to make sure choir members were prepared to seize it.

  • Two lawsuits filed against hospital, doctors

    Two lawsuits have been filed against Taylor Regional Hospital, both claiming that the hospital is responsible for severely injuring two people.

    On Dec. 10, Lexington attorney Kris D. Mullins filed a claim in Taylor Circuit Court on behalf of Lauree and Clifford Spiller of Florida.

    Dr. Milton S. Jackson of TRH, Mesa Medical Group PLLC of Frankfort and Taylor County Hospital District Health Facilities Corp. dba TRH are listed as defendants.

  • Salyers pleads guilty to hindering murder investigation

     

    The Elk Horn woman accused of intimidating a judicial officer and hindering a murder investigation has pleaded guilty to amended charges and been sentenced to probation.

    Ruth Salyers, 60, of 824 Farmers Ridge Road, was indicted twice last year and charged with tampering with physical evidence, first-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension and intimidating a witness in the legal process.

  • TCHS will get new elevator

    John Overby

    joverby@cknj.com

    After an elevator at Taylor County High School malfunctioned recently, Taylor County School Board members accepted a quote at their meeting last Thursday from D-C Elevator Co. Inc. to demolish the existing unit and install a new lift at the cost of $23,500.

  • Campbellsville schools honor academic achievers

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its academic achievers for November. A boy and a girl from each school are named.

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary School

    Aidan Phillips is a first-grade student at CES. He is the son of Edlynn Phillips. His favorite teacher is Shirley Cox, and reading is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing soccer. His future plan is to be an archaeologist who digs up dinosaur bones.

  • CU hosts international education fair

     

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's annual international education fair, the largest ever, was Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Student Activities Center on campus.

    Several hundred students, faculty and staff members tasted foods from around the globe and saw presentations, fashion and entertainment by CU international students.