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  • Two charged in sealed indictments

    Two men have been charged with burglary and other crimes in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.
    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.
    Indicted were:
    • Brandon R. Sharp Brown, 23, of 419 N. Jackson St., Apt. 6, in Campbellsville, was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree burglary and violation of EPO/DVO.
    Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000.
    If convicted, Brown could be sentenced to as much as 15 years in prison.

  • Pancakes-a-plenty

    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue and Taylor County Volunteer Fire Department hosted the annual pancake breakfast Saturday morning. Each year, about 1,200 people attend the event, which raises money for equipment.

  • Nine TCHS students selected for 2012-2013 Governor's Scholars Program


    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Nine Taylor County High School students have been selected for the 2012-2013 Governor's Scholars Program, which Principal Charles Higdon Jr. says is a school record.

  • TCHS art students displaying work


    Taylor County High School senior art students are displaying their work at community businesses through May 9.

    From left, front, Lucas Sharpe's work is at Citizens Bank & Trust Co. on Main Street and Cassie Gray's is at Creek Side Restaurant.

    Middle, Krysten Smith is showing her work at Taylor Regional Hospital, Brooklyn Roby's is at Forcht Bank on Broadway and Ryne Pearlman's work is at the Taylor County Public Library.

  • CES names Writers of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week.

    They are, from left, Jewell Cox, Grant Rinehart, Devin Kinser, Leigh Hicks and Destiny Hicks.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 20.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Hayden Ingram, first-grader Jeffrey Sprowles, second-grader Bella Long, third-grader Abby Decker and fourth- and fifth-graders Megan McNear and Mackenzie Larimore.

  • What's on your iPod?


    The Campbellsville High School Show Choir presented its "What's On Your iPod?" spring concert on Saturday.

  • Will is opened, discovery continues in murder case


    Lab tests are still pending in the case that accuses a local man of killing his great-grandmother.
    Jesse J. Durham, 20, of 102 Eads St. in Campbellsville, was in court on Tuesday before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram for a three-minute hearing to discuss the status of the discovery in his case.
    Durham pleaded not guilty to the charge last month. He faces as much as life in prison. The prosecution has said Durham likely won’t face the death penalty.

  • Local legislators not pleased with another special session


  • School district focusing on community's health

    The Campbellsville School District is working to make its students healthier, and now the entire community can get involved, too.
    The District will host an Eagles on the Run 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 5. Events begin at Campbellsville Middle School at 8 a.m.
    Pre-registration is $10 and can be completed online at www.cville.kyschools.us or by picking up a registration form at Campbellsville High School.