Today's News

  • Three face indictments from grand jury

    A Taylor grand jury has returned indictments against three people for various drug-related charges.

    Bridget Reliford, 32, of Campbellsville, was charged with first-degree trafficking in controlled substance less than 2 grams of methamphetamine, a Class D felony; and buy/possess drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor.

    The charges stem from a reported incident on Feb. 4 of this year. Reliford has since been released from TCDC.

  • Hansford honored with his own special day

    As the old saying goes, “When one door closes, another opens,” and that is just the case for Rufus F. Hansford. 

    Hansford has been a principal broker and auctioneer for 58 years, serving Campbellsville, Taylor County and the surrounding communities. He has single-handedly been responsible for giving many young auctioneers their start. 

  • Jones found not guilty in shooting

    A man who was accused of shooting another man in the neck was found not guilty Friday morning.

    After a 40-minute deliberation, a jury found Jeff Jones, 53 not guilty of either second-degree assault, a Class C felony; or fourth-degree assault, a Class A misdemeanor.

  • CMS Eagles drop first two in gridiron play


    Campbellsville Middle School began its football season with a 32-14 setback to Danville Bate in the Big Maroon Bowl at Campbellsville University.

    Arren Hash had a conversion run and two touchdown passes — one to Reggie Thomas and the other to Blase Wheatley, wo broke several tackles during his 60-plus yard run after the catch.

    CMS lost its Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference opener 38-0 at Adair County on Tuesday. The Eagles host their annual Gridiron Classic on Saturday at Campbellsville University.

  • TCMS opens football season with a pair of routs


    Taylor County Middle School’s Wes Oliver (25) had a long touchdown run and two interceptions for scores in Taylor County’s 34-6 season-opening victory over Lexington Christian on Saturday night.

  • Upcoming games (Oct. 19-22)


  • County sees high participation in meal programs

    The first week of school has gone smoothly for all Taylor County Schools, and the meal programs are being regularly used by students. Taylor County Primary Center Principal Melissa Long reported they had fed 100 percent of their students breakfast and lunch, which is an improvement from last year’s only 40 percent for breakfast. 

    “It’s getting better each day,” Long said. 

  • City schools back in session

    Backpacks, binders and bulldozers were all needed to make the first day of school a success at Campbellsville Independent.

    CIS students started the 2016-2017 school year on Monday, Aug. 8, instead of the originally scheduled Wednesday, Aug. 3. The change was made to allow construction workers more time to finish renovations at Campbellsville Elementary School.

  • County approves fire station construction

    A new $1.6 million fire station for the Taylor County Volunteer Fire Department will be built, and once construction begins, it could take 10 months to complete.

    “I’ve been wanting to do this on this court for a long time,” said District Two Magistrate John Gaines.

  • City looks at sewage issues in park

    Campbellsville City Council members are contemplating closing Miller Park and Trace Creek.

    At a special-called meeting Monday night that lasted more than two hours, a few Council members talked about testing the creek and the soil for contaminants after some sewer overflows in the area, overflows that follow short, heavy rains.