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Today's News

  • Deer pose danger for drivers this time of year

    Accidents, injuries and fatalities involving deer and automobiles increase dramatically during the autumn months, according to Kentucky State Police.

    “Drivers should be engaged, alert and on the lookout for deer this time of year. Deer mating season leads to higher roaming activity all across the commonwealth, which leads to more car-deer crashes,” says Kentucky State Police Lt. Michael Webb.

  • Two-faced calf sets new record for her age

    Lucky the two-faced cow, who made headlines in September, is at it again.

    As of Oct. 27, 2016, Lucky has beaten the record and is now the oldest two-headed calf that Ripley’s Believe It or Not has ever encountered. Before Lucky, the oldest two-headed calf lived 40 days. Lucky, born Sept. 6, on the farm of Stan and Brandy McCubbin, is now 48 days old and doing better than ever.

    “She’s doing a lot better than I expected,” Stan said.

  • Inspecting before electing

    The general election is only five days away, and one of the last steps that a county clerk has to take before Election Day is to verify that the voting machines are in working order.

    Most recently, the Taylor County Board of Elections inspected the machines Wednesday morning in the Taylor County Courthouse basement, a process that Carney says takes about 30 to 45 minutes.

    “We verify the seals that are used and will be used on the machine and make sure that there are zero votes on the machines before the election starts,” said Carney.

  • Boy saves woman’s burning car

    Saturday was nothing special. It was a normal day for most people in Campbellsville, but for Dr. Janna Gresham and 11-year-old Evan Bryant, it turned into something more.

    Gresham was using the beautiful weather Saturday had to offer to run errands and take her dog, GiGi, to the new walking trail.

    “I promised her we’d go,” Gresham said.

  • CU hoop Tigers drop regular-season, exhibition tilts

    Campbellsville University could not overcome a cold shooting night (21-63) and fell 71-68 in St. Louis to Harris-Stowe State College on Saturday.
    Byron Dean, starting in place of injured Kelton Ford, led the Tigers with 16 points while Shawn Johnson and Hagen Tyler had 13 and 12 points, respectively. Johnson completed his double-double with 12 rebounds.
    Jalen Coates totaled seven points and nine assists.

  • Second annual Holmes Cup takes place in Danville

     

    Team Kentucky defeated Team J.B. Holmes 14-10 in Sunday’s singles’ matches and won 14 1/2 to 9 1/2 on Saturday to triumph in the overall score 28 1/2 to 19 1/2. The teams were comprised of 24 local golfers vs. 24 from throughout Kentucky.

  • Lady Cards, TCHS’ Maynard qualify for state meets

     

    Taylor County’s girls’ cross country team finished third at the Class AA, Region 2 meet in Bowling Green on Oct. 29. This is the girls’ best showing since 1982. The Lady Cardinals qualify for the state meet this Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The TCHS boys were eighth overall with freshman Ryan Maynard, finishing fourth overall, allowing him to advance to the state meet.

  • Battle of Hwy 55 belongs to LWC 54-33

     

  • It’s win and advance as prep football playoffs begin

     

  • Campbellsville woman arrested in connection with heroin overdoses

    A Campbellsville native faces a variety of drug charges that are largely related to heroin.

    On Oct. 13, The Campbellsville Police Department arrested Megan Shively, 26, on charges of importing heroin, a Class C felony; first-degree trafficking in less than 2 grams of heroin, a Class D felony; first-degree trafficking in less than 4 grams of cocaine; second-degree trafficking in an unspecified controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor; trafficking in synthetic drugs, a Class A misdemeanor; and possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor.