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Today's News

  • Highly-rated Tiger teams keep rolling

     

  • Sports calendar for February and March

    Baseball clinics at Twins Baseball Academy continue on Feb. 21 and Feb. 28
    Twins Baseball Academy will conduct pre-season baseball active clinics on Saturday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 28 for youngsters ages 5-8 (1:30-2:30), 9 (2:45-3:45) and 10-14 (4-5 p.m.) at a cost of $50. For more information, contact Lynn Kearney (270-403-6776) or Shiny Kearney (270-283-1626).

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball sign-ups continue on Saturday, Feb. 21

  • Feb. 12-March 11 games

    Thursday, Feb. 12
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Washington County at Campbellsville (7:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Washington County at Campbellsville (6:00).
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S & MEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Pikeville (6/8).
    Friday, Feb. 13
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Bethlehem at Campbellsville (7:30), LaRue County at Taylor County (7:30).

  • Calendar for 2-12-15

    Thursday, Feb. 12
    Relay for Life Kickoff — The Taylor County Relay for Life Kickoff event will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor County Community Center. We will be discussing goals for our 2015 fundraising campaign, great ideas to raise money for your team, as well as some fun activities scattered throughout the program. Food and other refreshments will be provided, so join us for an evening of fun, prizes and to renew your commitment to take up the fight against cancer in 2015. Call (270) 849-5765 for more information.

  • Early Days - Feb. 12, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO
    Feb. 10, 2005
    Dr. J. Chester Badgett was honored on Jan. 16 by members of Campbellsville Baptist Church. Badgett served as pastor of Campbellsville Baptist from Feb. 19, 1950 until his retirement in June 1980.

    Successful deer hunters set another record this past season, harvesting 124,735 deer. The total surpassed the 2003 record of 116,540 and the total of 115,082 during the 2002 season.

  • County passes gas tax resolution

    Magistrates on the Taylor County Fiscal Court were divided Monday night over a resolution to support changes to the gas tax.

    The tie was broken by a vote by Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, who voted in favor of the resolution.

    “What we voted tonight was to stabilize what the tax would be. It would be a ceiling, basically, to where that it stays at,” Rogers said. “It’s really in the legislators’ hands, whatever comes out of this … but we’re in support of whatever the legislators do.”

  • Bedbugs still a problem locally

    Brenda Brockman’s mother-in-law has been a resident at Jackson Towers, an assisted living facility. That facility, she said, is likely one of many that is or has been infested with bedbugs.

    “Everything they’ve had their whole lives they’ve had to throw away,” said Brockman. She said she’s called, and has been called by, people at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

  • Pursuit ends in arrest of two

    Two Campbellsville residents were arrested early on Monday morning after a police pursuit ended on Dale Street.

    Stephanie Lynn Dickens, 18, was arrested on charges of first-degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree wanton endangerment of a police officers and reckless driving, while Ronald D. Hayden, Jr., 36, was arrested on three outstanding Taylor County warrants, according to a report by Sergeant Shannon Wilson of the Campbellsville Police Department.

  • Blood drives expanding in local community

    This past Tuesday, Campbellsville citizens filed in to the Taylor County Public Library to give blood to the first community blood drive provided by the Kentucky Blood Center.

    The center, which provides blood to hospitals around the state, has done previous drives at various businesses and schools in the community, but they are now branching out in order to reach a wider portion of the population in Campbellsville and Taylor County.

  • Drug arrest made

    Campbellsville Police, in conjunction with the Kentucky State Police DESI West unit, made a drug arrest after serving a search warrant at 510 Jackson Street Tuesday afternoon.

    Andrew Edwards, 28, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance 3rd degree and possession of paraphernalia.