Local News

  • Mayor recommends CodeRED emergency alert system

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young will recommend that the city contract with CodeRED to provide emergency weather alerts in Taylor County.

    Discussion about the CodeRED weather system began at the last Campbellsville City Council meeting in January. After some discussion, however, the Council tabled discussion of a contract with CodeRED until its next meeting.


  • County sues mobile home company over road damage

    Magistrates have filed suit against a Columbia company, alleging it damaged a road while working in Taylor County.
    Taylor County Attorney John Bertram filed the suit on behalf of Taylor County Fiscal Court on Nov. 8. Windmill Mobile Home Center of Columbia is listed as the defendant.

    Windmill Mobile Home does business in multiple counties, including Taylor, the complaint states.
    Last June 29, according to the complaint, the company was transporting a mobile home on Pepper Road, and while doing so, gouged the road.

  • Blessings from their labor

    It’s all about helping people and bringing them closer to God.
    A group of local residents has banned together to open a free clothing store for those in need. And, tomorrow, their labor will come to fruition.

  • Marion's problem not Taylor County dogs, Harris says


    Many dogs have been picked up near the Taylor/Marion county line recently by Marion County animal control officials, but John Harris, director of the Taylor County Animal Shelter, says he doesn’t believe those dogs are coming from Taylor County.

    “We had 96 dogs brought to our shelter in November, and 54 in December. In January, we had 102, and that’s just the dogs brought in from Taylor County,” Harris said. “The numbers are why I don’t believe they are Taylor County dogs.”

  • Campbellsville schools name academic achievers


    Campbellsville Independent Schools has named its academic achievers for the month of January. A boy and girl are named from each school.

    Campbellsville Elementary School

    Noah Mardis is a third-grade student at CES. He is the son of Michael and Lisa Mardis. His favorite teacher is Hannah Jones and reading is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing basketball. His future plans are to become a chef.

  • CHS to host conferences, college night Feb. 6

    Campbellsville High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Monday, Feb. 6, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

    Progress reports will be sent home with students on Friday, Feb. 3. Teachers will be available during the conferences to talk to parents.

    College night for seniors and their parents will also be that night in the media center. Information about applying for college and the FAFSA financial aid form will be available.

    For more information, call 465-8899.

  • CMS academic team members move on to regional competition


    The Campbellsville Middle School Academic Team traveled to Adair County to compete in District Governor's Cup on Jan. 21. Several students advanced to regional competition.

    Governor's Cup is a competition that involves written tests in five content areas, including math, science, social studies, language and arts and humanities. Governor's cup also includes a written composition, a future problem solving team competition and a quick recall team competition.

  • School menus for Feb. 6-10

    Campbellsville Independent

    Feb. 6-10

    Monday - Hamburger with pickles and onions, french fries, diced pears, graham cracker and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Shredded barbecue pork on bun, corn on the cob, coleslaw, baked beans, fruit juice and milk with choice of corn dog.

    Wednesday - Hot dog on bun, hash brown stix, mixed vegetables, orange and milk with choice of pork chop.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for the week of Jan. 20.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Riley Cox, first-grader Jonathan Simmons, second-grader Breanna Spencer, third-grader Jacob Milby and fourth- and fifth-graders Ava Murphy and Bailey Skaggs.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Jan. 23.

    They are Joshua Martin, Gavin Foster, Megan Clifton, Olivia Wisdom and Madyson Ward.