Today's News

  • Campbellsville Baptist to turn 225 years old

    Campbellsville Baptist Church, the oldest church in Taylor County, celebrates its 225th anniversary next month.

    As lead pastor Mike O’Neal sees it, the church has survived for as long as it has because it’s kept to the Great Commission and has stayed true to the Bible and to the belief that Jesus is the savior. 

  • Central Kentucky Art Series plans local events

    The Central Kentucky Arts Series is gearing up to bring the arts back home for the 2016-2017 year. 

    And the group believes, with what they have planned for this season, they will do that.

    “We have pulled all of our events from the state of Kentucky,” CKAS member Lisa Gupton said.

  • Celebrating 75 years

    The Taylor County Extension Homemakers celebrated their 75th anniversary at their annual meeting Monday evening at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    County Homemaker President Cyndy Humble said that while they have this kind of meeting every year, this was a special meeting; they’re celebrating the 75th anniversary of the creation of a Homemakers group in Taylor County.

  • Heartland Parkway project in Adair County almost done

    Crews are nearing completion of the Heartland Parkway (KY 55) project in Adair County.

    The $6.99 million project includes 2+1 passing lanes from the Columbia Bypass (mile point 15) to the Adair/Taylor County line (mile point 22), according to a press release from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Eight Spokesperson Amber Hale.

    A 2+1 road design has a continuous three-lane cross section with alternating passing lanes.

  • A mission of hope

    The women behind The Mission of Hope first came together for the mutual purpose to serve the Lord and help people in need. But their love for quilting has helped keep them stitched together for a good cause. 

    The Mission of Hope has been around for more than 30 years, helping those in need across Taylor County, Kentucky, India and Haiti. 

  • Business growth continues in downtown area

    Several businesses have either opened on, or moved to, downtown Main Street in Campbellsville just this year.

    “I can’t say enough about downtown, it’s just exciting down here,” said H & W s Shop owner Shaun Hord. 

    H&W was among those that recently moved to Main Street.

  • Cox to speak at CU Women’s Alliance

    Nancy Cox, a Taylor County native who is an Emmy Award-winning news anchor for WLEX 18 News in Lexington, will be the guest speaker at Campbellsville University’s Women’s Alliance Brunch Saturday, Sept. 24.

    The brunch is at 10 a.m. in the Office of Broadcast Services at 203 W. Broadway St.

  • Search for bank robber continues

     Police have not located a man who reportedly robbed an East Broadway branch of Forcht Bank at gunpoint more than a week ago.

    The Campbellsville Police Department is still looking for the suspect. While CPD Det. Nelson Bishop says they’ve received plenty of tips, there’s not been anything new that they can publicly say about the incident, as it’s still under investigation.

  • Search continues for bank robber

    The Campbellsville Police Department is still searching for a man who reportedly robbed the Forcht Bank on Broadway on Friday afternoon.

    CPD officers responded to a reported robbery at Forcht Bank on 1405 East Broadway Street on Friday afternoon. The suspect fled the bank before the police arrived, leaving with an “undetermined’ amount of money, the police say.

  • Peter’s musical blessing

    When people meet Peter Foster, they first notice his infectious enthusiasm about life, a never ending smile, the ability to drone on about Hubbard Tanks, his devotion to the Lord and his incredible musical talents. 

    “Loves his music, loves life and loves to serve his Lord. That’s pretty much me,” Foster, 24, said with a smile.