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  • Man may get 20 years in prison

    After turning down the possibility of a two-year probation sentence, a Campbellsville man may face 20 years in prison for selling drugs.

    Danny Dale Burress, 49, of 4450 Speck Ridge Road faced a jury last Wednesday in Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George's courtroom.

    Burress had been indicted in 2004 on charges of second-degree selling hydrocodone, his second offense, and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

    According to court records, Burress was accused of selling hydrocodone pills to a confidential informant used by local law enforcement.

  • Lawsuit filed over Herron Lane

    Two Elk Horn residents have filed suit against Taylor County Fiscal Court and are asking a judge to settle a controversy over whether their road is actually a County road.

    Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers and magistrates James Jones, Milford Lowe, Ed Gorin, John Gaines, Marshall Caulk and Richard Phillips have answered the lawsuit and are also asking a judge to decide the issue.

  • Campbellsville Elementary students complete architecture project

    Campbellsville Elementary School fourth graders recently completed an architecture project. Students created a model building as part of their math curriculum while studying geometry and construction. Students also had a visit from an architect as part of their culminating event for their unit. Pictured are Brooklyn Harris, Alex Bailey, Austin Chandler and Heather Bailey with their buildings.

  • Taylor County High School Color Guard

    Taylor County High School's 2007 color guard members are, from left, front: Bekah Phillips and Megan Perkins, captains. Second row: Abbi Phillips, Kristi Sapp, Raimi Gribbins, Krista Malcomson and Andrea Bault. Third: Melonie Moore and Mariam Pourheydarian. Back: Anna Petty, Erica Gribbins, Jess Cowherd, Farrin Marlow and Jessica Bailey.

  • Community Action accepting LIHEAP applications

    Applications are now being accepted for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program at Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency.

    LIHEAP provides heating bill assistance and includes payments for coal, electric, fuel oil, gas (natural and LP), kerosene and wood.

    Applications are taken alphabetically by the last name of the head of household. The application period began on Nov. 5, but information was not available before the process began.

    If your last name begins with:

    u F or G apply on Nov. 15.

    u H apply on Nov. 19 or Nov. 20.

  • Woman pleads guilty before trial begins

    A Greensburg woman avoided facing a jury by pleading guilty to sodomy and sex abuse charges the day before her trial was set to begin.

    Reba Regina Cox, 32, of 1495 Bluffboom Road appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday. She pleaded guilty to second-degree sodomy and six counts of first-degree sex abuse.

  • Police/Court briefs

    Campbellsville residents injured in four-vehicle crash

    Two Campbellsville residents were injured in a four-vehicle crash in Campbellsville on Saturday.

    Bobby L. Chewning, 72, was in stable condition at Taylor Regional Hospital on Monday, but had been released by Wednesday morning.

  • Roads still an issue for County

    Even though a majority of nearby landowners are against it - and have publicly said so several times - magistrates voted 4-2 Tuesday to open a portion of Cat Hollow Road that is currently impassible to traffic.

    And that decision could cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  • When I grow up ...

    Kentucky Christian School kindergarten teacher Georgietta Johnson leads her class in a chapel presentation of what they want to be when they grow up.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Nov. 19-23

    Monday - Spaghetti, tossed salad, Texas toast, applesauce, brownie and milk.

    Tuesday - Pizza, corn, baked chips, vegetable sticks, apple, orange and milk.

    Wednesday - No school.

    Thursday - Thanksgiving holiday.

    Friday - No school.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Nov. 19-23

    Monday - Pizza, potato rounds, buttered corn, fruit by the foot and milk.

    Tuesday - Hot dog, potato chips, carrots with dip, apple, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Wednesday - No school. Professional development.