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  • Mayes gets 20 years in DUI death


    He apologized to her and her family. And his attorney made a last chance plea for probation instead of a 20-year prison sentence.

    Dressed in dark gray sweats, William Howard Mayes told the judge that he thinks about Bethany Mann every day, and wishes he had died in a drunk driving crash last year instead of Mann.

    Mayes, 30, of 1150 Liberty Road in Elk Horn, was indicted last July by a Taylor County grand jury.

  • Milby sentenced to 20 years for fraud


    The Campbellsville man who defrauded hundreds of people and then put himself in the national spotlight by throwing his daughter a lavish party on television has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his crimes.

    U.S. District Court Judge Karen Caldwell sentenced Gary M. Milby, 58, last Friday on charges of mail, wire and securities fraud. A jury found Milby guilty of the charges a year ago.

  • Woman charged with DUI after crash

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged after she allegedly drove drunk and was involved in a crash.
    Tina S. Carney, 31, of 610 Meader St., was arrested on Saturday at 8:12 p.m.
    According to Carney’s arrest citation, she was involved in a single-vehicle crash and admitted that she had been drinking and drove.
    Carney allegedly got into another vehicle after the crash and left the scene to go to her home, where she was later arrested.

  • One in critical condition after KY 289 crash

    A Bowling Green woman is in critical condition after a single-vehicle crash on KY 289 last Sunday.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Mona K. Holley, 33, of 3442 Fair Oaks Ave., was traveling south in a 2001 Chrysler at 3:30 a.m. when she lost control, left the roadway and struck a tree.
    The report states that Holley was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital and then to University of Louisville Hospital, where she is listed in critical condition.

  • Crash claims lives of two teens

    They were known for their compatible senses of humor, always having smiles on their faces and being perfect for each other.

    Jade Sullivan and Justin Atwood dated for about two years. On Saturday, they died together after a head-on collision.

  • Etching and sketching


    Though the No. 2 pencil is still his preferred tool, local artist Gerald Myers has found a new outlet for his artistic endeavors. An Etch A Sketch is his latest medium.
    “It’s just something I do,” Myers said. “To me, it’s no big deal, but it seems others are impressed by it.”

  • Mayor proposes 2012-13 budget


    They are the same problems discussed among many households. Insurances rates are rising, pay raises are non-existent and gasoline costs continue an upward trend.

    Campbellsville City Council had first reading of Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young's proposed 2012-2013 budget on Monday.

    At $15.9 million, the budget clocks in at about $800,000 more than last year, Young said.

  • Eagles on the Run


    The Campbellsville School District hosted an Eagles on the Run 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 5, in its effort to make its students, and the community, healthier.

    Part of Saturday's events, the events for children, were postponed until Friday, May 11, because of rain.

    Fifty-six runners participated in the 5K run, from Campbellsville, Lebanon, Bardstown, Knifley and Rineyville.

  • TCHS announces Rogers Scholars


    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Three Taylor County High School sophomores have been selected as Rogers Scholars.

    The students are Taylor Agathen, the daughter of Clark and Kaye Agathen, Caleb Wigginton, the son of Dr. Scott and Elizabeth Wigginton, and Madeira Curry, the daughter of Ronald and Charlotte Curry.

    The Rogers Scholar program was developed and initiated by the Center for Rural Development in 1998 and is named after Congressman Hal Rogers.

  • CES students sing Derby songs


    Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students presented several songs about Kentucky during an assembly to celebrate the upcoming Kentucky Derby.

    Selections included "My Old Kentucky Home," "Kentucky's the Place" and more.