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Today's News

  • Negligence lawsuit dismissed

    Claims in a lawsuit alleging negligence when a young boy fell from a third-story window of a dormitory have been dismissed. And with the dismissal, the case is now closed.

    In 2008, Greg Fetzer and Mary Fetzer, individually and as the natural guardians of minor child Trevor Fetzer filed suit against Campbellsville University of University Drive in Campbellsville, Lift Student Ministries Inc. of Oak Hill in Somerset, West Hill Baptist Church of Wooster, Ohio and other unknown defendants.

  • Man pleads guilty to violating registry terms

     

    A Campbellsville resident could receive probation for failing to abide by the terms of his sex offender registration.

    Ronnie L. Ray, 30, of Peterson Street, was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury in February and charged with failure to comply with the terms of his sex offender registration and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Two involved in Sportsman Lake Road crash

     

    Two people were involved in a two-vehicle crash on Sportsman Lake Road on Saturday, Aug. 2.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Holly Wilson, 29, of Roberts Road in Campbellsville, was traveling west on Sportsman Lake Road at about 11:30 a.m. in a 1999 Ford Ranger.

    Sharon Beams, 69, of Hodgenville Road in Campbellsville was traveling east in a 2003 Toyota Camry.

  • Local man charged with third DUI

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with his third DUI offense.

    Kenny D. Webb, 48, of Osage Avenue, was arrested last Wednesday at about 9:45 p.m.

    According to Webb's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Scotty Perian received a complaint about a vehicle. When he met the vehicle, he saw the driver turn into a driveway and then into a yard. Court records state that the driver exited the vehicle and then fell to the ground.

  • Teeing off at Valhalla

     

    Campbellsville native J.B. Holmes is in Louisville at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club and played a practice round on Tuesday.

    He also signed autographs for fans and received an honor from Kentucky State Police.

    Holmes was named an honorary Kentucky State Trooper for his support of Trooper Island Camp, which is located at Dale Hollow Lake and helps children from across the state. The camp operates with no taxpayer funds.

  • Back to School

     

    They gathered their notebooks and pencils and went back to class to learn.

    Kentucky Christian Academy students headed back to school on Tuesday and Campbellsville and Taylor County students started class Wednesday.

  • Congressman's ethics questioned

     

    He has denied any wrongdoing, and says the complaint has been filed as an attack against him for gaining support for one of his bills.

    U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., has become the subject of an ethics investigation.

    According to a news release from Whitfield's office, several lawmakers recently filed an ethics complaint against him with the House Ethics Committee.

  • The face of farming takes on a new look

    When you think about farmers, what do you picture?

    For many, the word likely conjures images of a middle-aged man in overalls driving a tractor.

    Quint Pottinger is not that farmer.

    Recently, Pottinger was named an agriculture Champion of Change by the White House and U.S. Department of Agriculture for his efforts to grow the next generation of farmers, his initiatives and his involvement in state agricultural organizations.

  • Reaching out to serve the world

    "And he said to them, 'Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.'"

    -Mark 16:15

     

    In today's issue, you can read a story about Zion Separate Baptist Church and their support for the Village of Nassian on Africa's Ivory Coast.

    Although the congregation is fairly small, with about 70 who attend every Sunday, their donations have funded 95 percent of the construction of a new church in Nassian.

  • High school volleyball, soccer teams open season