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Today's News

  • Stopping overflows could cost millions

    Preventing further sewer overflows in the city will require several solutions and cost millions of dollars.

    That was the general message from a meeting of the city’s Water and Sewer Committee meeting, which met Wednesday evening.

    Building new infrastructure at the Wastewater Treatment Plant – namely, two clarifiers and a belt press – to help deal with sludge will cost upwards of $4,362,000.

  • Lady Cards, Adair County boys prevail

     

  • CHS girls' squad makes it 5 straight

    Campbellsville High’s Lady Eagles have opened a girls’ season with five straight victories for the first time in the 43-year history of the program.
    Coach Anthony Epps’ team is off to the best start since a 6-1 record by the eventual regional runner-up team of 2001-02.
    The Lady Eagles prevailed despite making only 11 shots and shooting a dismal 23.4 percent from the field.
    However, CHS did prevail in the final frame 18-12.

  • Eagles earn first win this season at home vs. Burgin

     

  • Cookie swap

    As the holiday season starts to quickly approach it’s time to start thinking about Christmas cookies and treats.

    The Women’s Ministry at Campbellsville Baptist Church offered a fun alternative to the routine baking rituals with a cookie swap.

    This was the first time the group has done a cookie swap with the viewing of a Christmas movie.

  • Murder suspect has yet to be arraigned

    A murder suspect remains in jail on a $1 million full cash bond after a second arraignment hearing without an attorney present.

    At an arraignment hearing on Tuesday afternoon, Taylor County Circuit Judge Allan Bertram scheduled a third arraignment hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 20, for Jorge Serrano Gavarrete, 20, who for the second time didn’t have an attorney present.

    At that hearing, Bertram told Gavarrete that he could appoint a public defender for him. But Gavarrete, speaking through an interpreter, said he already had an attorney from Louisville.

  • Socks 4 Troops comes to Campbellsville Shoe Sensation

    December is the giving season and there are many ways to support our men and women in uniform. Making sure they have good socks to wear is the goal of a program at Shoe Sensation in Campbellsville.

    Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is sponsoring Socks 4 Troops company wide. Each store is collecting socks for active duty military and local veterans in the community. In addition to the socks they are also collecting shoelaces.

    This is the first time the Campbellsville location has participated in the program.

  • Future trail extension possible

    More work is being done on the Trace-Pitman Greenway. But residents of a neighboring subdivision are concerned about an expansion that was floated earlier this year.

    At Monday night’s Campbellsville City Council meeting, Faulkner Place resident Jim Hardin gave the city a petition not to expand the walking trail to a small pond near that subdivision.

  • Team Kentucky advances to FBU Nationals

     

    A trio of local eighth graders — Wes Oliver, Carson Watson and Arren Hash — played on the victorious Team Kentucky squad in the FBU Super Regional in Atlanta over the weekend.

    They won the Super Regional with wins over South Atlanta 29-0, Tampa 11-8 and Dade County 32-0. Team Kentucky advances to the FBU National Championship in Naples, Fla. Dec 17-20.

    Hash, who plays quarterback, is from Campbellsville Middle School while Oliver, a safety, and Watson, a wide receiver, are from Taylor County Middle School.

  • Cardinals pound Eagles 70-34