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Today's News

  • Magistrates discuss changing road requirements

    County residents could soon no longer be required to have their roads blacktopped in order for the county to maintain them.
    Now, residents wanting the county to maintain their roads must submit a request and then abide by several requirements, one being that the road is blacktopped.
    However, on Monday, at a meeting of Taylor County Fiscal Court’s Transportation Committee, magistrates discussed how that requirement essentially eliminates some roads from ever being accepted into the county road maintenance system, because the cost to blacktop roads is high.

  • City denies any wrongdoing in crash liability lawsuit

    After being sued two years ago for allegedly causing a crash, the city of Campbellsville has now filed its own lawsuit, saying someone else is responsible. In July 2012, a Louisville insurance company filed suit against the city, claiming that it failed to maintain vegetation around a stop sign, and that caused a crash on South Central Avenue.

  • Man charged with stealing cattle

     

  • One injured in Saloma Road crash

    A teenager was injured Monday in a two-vehicle crash on Saloma Road.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Clayton Rule, 20, of 3034 Raikes Hill Road in Elk Horn, had stopped to allow a vehicle to turn left onto Twin Creek Road.
    Cynthia Frank, 19, of 550 Old Pitman Road in Campbellsville, didn’t notice that Rule had stopped his 2003 Ford Crown Victoria and she struck the rear of it with her 2010 Ford Focus. The crash happened at about 5:40 p.m.

  • Car catches fire on Tebbs Bend Road
  • One injured in KY 70 crash

    A Finley woman was injured Monday night after she crashed her vehicle into a guardrail.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Emma J. Dalton, 36, of 8304 Calvary Road, was driving west on KY 70 at about 8:15 p.m. in a 1993 Lexus when she dropped off the right side of the road, overcorrected and then struck the guardrail on the left hand side of the road.
    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel treated Dalton at the scene and transported her to Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Senator nominated for leadership program

     

  • Retiring Old Glory

     

    They stand still, saluting as the tattered flags burn.

    The heat from the fire has made them break a sweat, but their salutes never waiver.

    Local cub and boy scouts attended camp last week at The Homeplace on Green River.

    Camp director Bill Manners said the scouts learned about archery, camping, keeping the environment clean and more. The superhero-themed camp also taught scouts about the heroes in the community, from police to fire and rescue personnel.

  • Medical history now online via TRH's Patient Portal

     

    A patient’s history from Taylor Regional Hospital is now accessible to them, even after leaving the hospital.

    Jennifer Judd, clinical applications analyst at Taylor Regional Hospital Judd said, patients at TRH can use a website to access their medical records, appointments and aftercare instructions online, via a computer or cell phone.

    TRH launched its new Patient Portal on June 1, which allows patients and their families to take a more active role in their care.

  • Concert to benefit 'Paxton Strong'

     

    Like most 5-year-old boys, Paxton Bloyd loves Superman and Spiderman, and wants to go outside so he can swim and play basketball. But his central line, a long tube that delivers medicine and blood transfusions through a vein in his chest, must stay dry at all times.

    And in the more than 100 days that Paxton has been a patient at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, he has gotten to come home for a total of four of them.