Today's News

  • Four-year-old shot in gun-cleaning accident

    A four-year-old girl is at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville after an accidental gunshot wound to her leg, according to the Campbellsville Police Department.

    A CPD press release stated that officers responded to a home in the 400 block of Lowell Avenue at about 10:50 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, where they found a 4-year-old with a gunshot wound in her lower right leg.

    The CPD investigation suggested that the victim's father was repairing his firearm, not knowing it was loaded, when it accidentally discharged, hitting her in the leg, police said.

  • Thompson is city's first female police chief


    Campbellsville Deputy Police Chief Patricia Thompson will be the new Campbellsville Police Chief - as well as the city's first woman in the position - starting Monday, March 30.

    "We always love to - and enjoy to - promote from within," said Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young.

    By a vote of 7 - 4, Campbellsville City Council members chose Thompson as the new Campbellsville Police Chief at a special-called meeting on Monday evening at the Civic Center.

  • Accused bank robber indicted on numerous other charges


    A Lexington man has been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged Campbellsville bank robbery.

     Thomas E. Riley, 52, of Rookwood Park in Lexington, was charged with first-degree burglary, a class B felony; driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, a class B misdemeanor; possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, first-degree persistent felony offender and license to be in possession, a class B misdemeanor.

  • Kicking door down adds to program’s excellence label


  • Lady Tigers gain national title appearance


  • Local man dies in garage fire

    A Taylor County man died over the weekend after a garage fire that happened Friday.

    Paul Anderson, 71, of Campbellsville, died at the University of Louisville Hospital, having sustained severe burns over much of his body, according to the Taylor County Fire Department.

    At about 1:45 p.m. on Friday, the Taylor County Fire Department was sent to Anderson's residence in the 600 block of Wade Lane, according to the fire department, which also stated that Anderson's wife took him to Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Public Record for March 26


      James R. Calhoun, speeding, $143 fine paid in full, refer to state traffic school; failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed with leave to reinstate; obstructed vision and/or windshield, proof of inspection filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

      Anthony D. Caton, speeding, proof filed, dismissed; failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed with leave to reinstate.

  • Adkins tabbed NABC/NAIA National Coach of Year

    Jordan Alves, CU Sports Information

  • Proud, but bittersweet day for Mings at state

    By Dennis George

    It’s a bittersweet day for Jesse Mings as he sits in his chair in the last row in section 32 of Rupp Arena.
    He’s watching the opening round of the Sweet Sixteen, just as he has done for 54 of the past 55 years.
    Mings is clad in his Taylor County cap and sweatshirt, beaming with pride as he talks about his hometown school being in the big dance.
    But something’s missing.

  • Huge turnout of Cards’ followers at Rupp Arena