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Today's News

  • Foundation to give away free prom dresses

    The Granted Grace Foundation’s goal is to give junior and senior girls of this area a “fun shopping experience that they’ll remember forever.”

    To accomplish this, they are providing - for the second year in a row - a unique opportunity when it comes to prom, giving away prom dresses, shoes and accessories.

    However, GGF founder Melissa Marshbanks stressed that “it is not a handout. There is a lot more that goes into it.”

  • Two arrested in drug bust

    Two Marion County residents were arrested on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 4, at a Friendship Road residence in Taylor County, largely on drug trafficking charges.

    At about 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, law enforcement officers from the Campbellsville Police Department, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police arrested Steven Dale Cox Williams, 41, and Angela R. Williams, 37, according to a report by CPD Sergeant Shannon Wilson.

  • Lady Indians record 20th

    James Turner’s Adair County's Lady Indians won its 20th encounter of the season against only five setbacks with a 59-34 home-court victory over Campbellsville on Friday.
    Beth Owens led three ACHS players in double digits with 16 points while Alex Keltner contributed 13 and Harlee Smock 13.
    The Lady Indians connected on 20 of 29 free throws while Campbellsville was 7-8.
    Vonnea Smith paced the Lady Eagles with 11 points while Brenna Wethington added nine.

  • Three-point second dooms Eagles

    Campbellsville’s seasonal bugaboo continued as the Eagles could not overcome a three-point second quarter and dropped a 59-48 crucial district decision at Adair County on Friday night.
    The Eagles (10-13) needed the victory to avoid Fifth Region favorite Taylor County in the first round of the 20th District Tournament in two weeks in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.
    However, after starting with a 16-12 deficit in the first frame, coach Tim Davis’ club trailed 29-15 at half-time due to the Indians’ 13-3 second frame.

  • CU takes pair from Lindsey

     

  • Lady Cards fail to score in OT at Marion County

     

    Taylor County ended regulation on a 19-7 run, but did not score in overtime to fall at Marion County 47-38 on Friday night.
    The Lady Cardinals (10-14) trailed 31-19 midway in the third quarter, but used four Sarah Botkin free throws to ignite the comeback.
    Rachel Shoemaker, who finished with 21, tallied 11 of TCHS’ 12 fourth-period points and knotted the game at 51.4 and 26.3 in regulation.
    Marion County hit seven of eight free throws in overtime.

  • Taylor Co. pulls away in second half for 81-54 romp

     

  • Feb. 9-March 10 basketball games

     

  • On the Record 2-5


  • VanMeter charged with assault, domestic violence

     

    A local doctor was arrested late last month on domestic violence charges, court records indicated.

    Dr. Steve VanMeter, 54, of the 600 block of Franklin Road in Campbellsville, was arrested by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 30, at a residence in the 900 block of Franklin Road on a charge of fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury.