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Today's News

  • 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

     

  • Trip to Valhalla brings smiles to Burkhead

     

  • Fire & Rescue personnel respond to tractor fire

     

    Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the report of a tractor and field fire at Cudler Creek Road in Bradfordsville at about 3 p.m. Thursday.

    Upon arrival, firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. No injuries were reported and, as of press time, no report had been released.

  • Fire & Rescue personnel respond to gas line break

     

    Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the scene of a possible gas line break on Aug. 2 near the intersection of Smith Ridge Road and County Park Road.

    The line was broken when a lawn mower went over it, but was quickly repaired.

    A portion of Smith Ridge Road was closed for a short time.

  • EMS unit honored

     

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel have received a Meritorious Unit Commendation from the Campbellsville Police Department in recognition of their exemplary service.

    According to the commendation, EMS Director Gary Magers, Deputy Director Mike Curnutte, Lt. Rhonda Patton-Garrett, paramedics Candice Staton, Ashley Wilcher and Rose Farley-Simpson and EMT Brandon Harvey went above the call of duty on Thursday, July 17, after responding to the scene of a crime against an elderly Campbellsville resident.

  • State treasurer visits TRH to hear health care concerns

     

    State Treasurer Adam Edelen is on a mission.

    He wants to know the problems with rural health care today, and last Tuesday, he came to Taylor Regional Hospital to meet with officials to talk about just that.

    In a public forum, Edelen heard from TRH CEO Jane Wheatley and CEOs of hospitals in Russell, Green and Casey counties. Edelen said the forum, which was attended by about 40 people, was the ninth of 10 he will host across the state.

  • Ferrie joins Salon 121

     

    Tonya Ferrie recently joined Salon 121.

    Ferrie is a master stylist with experience in men's and women's cuts, highlights, lowlights and multidimensional color.

    She also offers waxing and nail care services, including pedicures.

    To make an appointment with Ferrie, call (270) 469-9665.

  • Man charged with sex crimes

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with having sex with a juvenile.

    Dustin L. Janes, 31, of Ethan Lane, was arrested last Monday at 5:20 p.m.

    According to court records, Janes allegedly admitted to Kentucky State Police troopers that he had sex with an underage juvenile three times. He also allegedly said he had oral sex with the juvenile once.

    Janes was charged with second-degree sodomy and three counts of second-degree rape.