Today's News

  • Dad's still Dad

    "I miss you tucking me in bed."

    The words were not from one of my children, now grown and away from home, longing for the comfort of days gone bye.

    The words were from my dad. He had been diagnosed with cancer several weeks earlier and had just completed his first treatment when I visited him. The prognosis for longevity is not good - less than a year. 

    Dad told how me how he missed our nightly ritual after I had returned home from my visit with him and Mom.

  • Eagles, Cards swap football foes this week


  • 13-year-old standout has huge local ties


  • TCHS boys, Green Co. girls claim Heartland golf titles


    Taylor County High School's boys' squad and Green County's girls' team rolled to Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament golf championships on Monday at Greensburg Country Club.

    Cardinal Cooper Parks took the boys' indivdual title with a 74 while Lady Dragon Gracie Parrott was the girls' medalist with a 73.

  • Campbellsville Schools add two new positions


    Campbellsville Independent School District's current enrollment is about 1,200, the highest it has been since the 2004-2005 school year, and it is certainly being noticed. 

    Superintendent Mike Deaton commented during Monday's regular school board meeting that, "School is off to a really good start and we appreciate everyone's hard work."

    He also asked for the board's approval of creating two new district positions: a dual position for a half-time principal and teacher at Campbellsville Elementary.

  • Three charged with sex crimes


    Three Campbellsville men facing separate charges in sex crimes had dates in court Tuesday.

    Anthony Shepperson
    Anthony Shepperson, who was initially charged with first-degree sodomy, a Class B felony, accepted a sentence Tuesday morning for two counts of second-degree criminal abuse, a Class B felony.

    Shepperson was accused of forcibly sodomizing a woman last year, and he faces a 5-year jail sentence, which will be probated for five years.

  • Stoner Creek Bridge project nearing completion


    The KY 70 bridge across Stoner Creek has been closed since summer, but it could be open in a month or less.

    Crews are working on the concrete bridge, which takes KY 70 across Stoner Creek, just past an intersection with KY 1798.

    Josh Hornbeck, a branch construction manager for Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Four, said construction, which started on July 15, should be complete by about Oct. 7.

  • Hilton second Kentucky coach with 350 gridiron victories


  • City takes compensating tax rate


    The property tax rates for the city will be largely the same as last year.

    At Thursday evening's Campbellsville City Council special-called meeting - which lasted about two minutes - Council members unanimously approved, on second reading, a rate of 0.192 cents per $100 of assessed property value on real and personal property.

    The vote was 9-0. Council members Patti Phillips, Frank Hansford and Terry Keltner were absent.

  • CES students produce TV news program

    Kaitlin Keane


    Campbellsville Elementary students are making their mark in a big way on the news... Soar3 News, that is. This is the third year second and third graders have put together the Soar3 News Team to broadcast information about what’s happening around the school.

    The news team puts out a broadcast Monday through Thursday. Recording in front of a green screen they include news, weather, jokes, birthdays, the lunch menu, and at times special messages from the principal.