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Today's News

  • TC Bank to host American Heart Association Heart Walk

    Taylor County Bank will host its annual American Heart Association Heart Walk on Wednesday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Miller Park walking track.

    The first 50 participants will receive a free goody bag. There will be various booths to visit and door prizes will be given to participants.

    All donations will go to the American Heart Association.

    For more information, contact Katie Stamps at (270) 465-4196.

  • CU cheer, mascot tryouts are April 25-26

    The award winning Campbellsville University Cheerleaders will host a two-day cheer and mascot tryout on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26 in Powell Athletic Center.

    Coach Vanessa Adkins said a cheerleading clinic will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.

    CU cheerleaders have won four Mid-South Conference championships - three out of the last five - and have qualified for the NAIA championships for the past three years.

  • Taylor County Red Cross helps family

     

    Taylor County's Red Cross disaster team recently helped its first family after being formed.

    Fire damaged Brittney and Chris Agee's home on March 30 and the couple and their son, Braxton, were left without clothing or food.

    The county's Red Cross team provided money for clothing and Taylor County Food Pantry gave the family food.

    Mike Humphress, who is the leader of the Taylor County Red Cross team, said there will be another training session scheduled soon for those who want to become Red Cross volunteers.

  • Birth Announcements for April 10

    Richard and Rochelle Brahm of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Elijah Jace Ryan Brahm, at 8:23 a.m. on April 2 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 10 pounds, 7 ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Grandparents are Robert and Tonya Deering of Mackville, Mark and Regina Hillard of Campbellsville and Richard Brahm Sr. and Melissa Gray of Loretto.

  • Wood asks birthday party guests to donate toys for sick children

     

    Graci Wood celebrated her 13th birthday on March 18. At a party to celebrate on March 16 at Campbellsville Christian Church, she asked those attending to bring a gift for a sick child instead of herself.

    The toys donated were given to children at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville on March 30. About 475 items were donated.

    Graci said she hopes to become an obstetrics nurse and help deliver babies or a pediatric nurse.

  • Resident sees albino robin

     

    Campbellsville resident Christopher Carney saw an albino robin in his yard on Sunnyhill Drive recently.

    Carney said he believes there is about one albino in every 30,000 robins.

  • Early Days for 4-10

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 8, 2004

    At least 12 families were without a home after a fire Tuesday morning severely damaged the Central Kentucky Motor Lodge and Creek Side Restaurant.

    Stephanie Marie Penick and Tracy Shannon Fuson exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Feb. 14, at Faith Congregational Methodist Church in Dowelltown, Tenn.

    Earl Cox celebrated his 95th birthday on March 18.

    Gabrielle Roberts was named to the dean's list at Furman University for the winter term.

  • Lawsuit dismissed in 2011 shooting

    A Campbellsville man who was shot three years ago has lost a civil suit he filed, asking the alleged triggerman to pay him damages.

    Hodgenville attorney Kyle Williamson filed the suit in Taylor Circuit Court on Jan. 30, 2012, on Tony Vaughn's behalf. Ricky H. Humphress of Columbia was listed as the defendant.

    According to Vaughn's complaint, he was riding a wagon being pulled by mules on DKB Road in Taylor County on Jan. 30, 2011. The mules ran into a field Humphress owned, the claim states, and Humphress fired a shotgun at him.

  • Local workers experience secnd Fruit of the Loom closing

    Sixteen years ago, the news devastated Campbellsville residents.

    With the closing of the factory, more than 800 people lost their jobs, and residents didn't know what they were going to do.

    Those in Jamestown are likely feeling the same emotions after Fruit of the Loom officials announced last Thursday they will close their plant and 601 people are set to lose their jobs.

    While FOL is no longer the lifeblood for Campbellsville, several of its residents travel every day to Jamestown to work at the factory.

  • Man pleads guilty to sex with 14-year-old

     

    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

    Last August, Douglas Bunch, 24, of 112 Ford St., was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury and charged with third-degree rape.

    According to the indictment, Bunch allegedly had sexual contact with the girl between June 30 and July 7 at his home.

    Bunch appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly in December and pleaded guilty to the crime. Last Tuesday, he appeared before Kelly for sentencing.