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Today's News

  • Amazon donates Kindle Fire Kids Edition tablets to Campbellsville Elementary

    Representatives of the Campbellsville Amazon Fulfillment Center stopped by Campbellsville Elementary School Wednesday to help ignite the passion for reading in students. Amazon donated 25 Kindle Fire Kids Edition tablets to the kindergarten and first grade classrooms.  

    Five students from each kindergarten class were in attendance for the surprise donation. Smiles from ear to ear came across each face as the students tried out their new hand-held devices.

  • Liberty woman found dead in Taylor County following wreck, search

    A Liberty woman was found dead Wednesday evening after driving off Stoner Creek Road on Tuesday, according to the Kentucky State Police.

    A report by KSP Post 15 Spokesman Tpr. Billy Gregory said Carla Monday, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Monday, who wasn’t wearing a seat belt, was driving west on Stoner Creek Road when she ran off the road, over an embankment and hit several trees, according to the report.

  • Cardinals make it three triumphs in last four outings

    After clinching the top district seed last Friday, Taylor County’s baseball Cardinals made it three wins in their last four outings by splitting games at Cumberland County and run-ruling Casey County at home on Monday.
    Junior Seth King struck out 12 and allowed only one hit in the Cardinals’ 7-0 triumph over the host Panthers on Saturday.
    Justice Gregory had two runs batted in and Griffin Hall two hits in the triumph.
    TCHS dropped an 8-7 affair in 10 innings to Southwestern in Saturday’s nightcap.

  • Hazard eliminates CHS at All 'A' State

     

  • Baseball Tigers chalk up eighth MSC tourney title

     

    CU Press Release

  • Early Days May 12, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 11, 2006

    Raikes Hill Baptist Church hosted a bake sale April 9 in an effort to raise money to build a new kitchen and fellowship hall.

    Lowell Avenue Baptist Church Royal Ambassadors had their annual Pinewood Derby at the church recently.

    Danielle Centineo of Louisville and Bryan Baise of Campbellsville will exchange vows Saturday, May 20.

    Air National Guard Airman Nathan A. Noel has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

  • County to sell park to Campbellsville University

     

    Campbellsville University will be the new owner of Veterans Memorial Park.

    At their meeting Tuesday night, magistrates of the Taylor County Fiscal Court unanimously approved a bid from CU, the only bid they received. CU will pay the county $10,000 a year for 10 years. The county recently declared the park as surplus property. The bid does not include the neighboring community center.

  • Wise, Carney host town hall

     

    While the state’s 2016/2017 fiscal year budget includes many cuts, work will still continue on the Heartland Parkway.

    That was the message at a town hall meeting Tuesday morning at Jeff’s Food Mart held by State Sen. Max Wise (R-Campbellsville) and State Rep. John “Bam” Carney (R-Campbellsville).

  • Grand jury indicts five

     

    A Taylor County Grand Jury indicted five people last week.

    • Christopher Johnson, 26, of A. Cox Road in Elk Horn, was charged with two counts of receiving stolen property - firearm, a Class D felony.

    The charges stem from reported incidents from Nov. 21-23, 2015. A CPD report states that Johnson stole a Mossberg 20-gauge shotgun and a Marlin 0.22-caliber rifle from the victim’s residence.

  • Campbell celebrates 100th birthday

     

    Beulah Campbell was recently honored with a 100th birthday celebration given by relatives and close friends. The reception was held on May 7 at Bluegrass Way Senior Living where Campbell currently resides.

    Campbell’s friends and family describe her as a special lady who always has a welcoming smile.  Janet Clark, Campbell’s niece and a retired elementary school teacher, said Campbell is both her aunt and her best friend.