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Today's News

  • Two Democrats seek gubernatorial nod

     

    Since January of 2008, Jack Conway has been serving as the Kentucky Attorney General, where he said he has been working to make Kentucky a safer place to live and work. He hopes to continue serving the state of Kentucky as its next governor. Conway's opponent in the Democratic primary is Geoffrey "Geoff" Young of Lexington. Young said he has 36 years of experience working in the political arena, dealing with issues related to energy policy, economic development and protecting the environment. The two will face off in the May 19 primary.

  • City council discusses potential water rates

    A first reading of an ordinance to increase water and sewer rates was the subject of much discussion at Monday night’s Campbellsville City Council meeting.

    Council members went back and forth on a provision in the ordinance that calls for a 3-percent increase in the rates, starting next year.

  • Campbellsville man arrested for burglary

    A Campbellsville man was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a reported generator theft that took place in February.

    According to a report by Taylor County Sheriff Alan Newton, Ricky Hancock, 52, of Hancock Road in Campbellsville, was arrested by TCSO Deputy Tim Coppage on Tuesday on a charge of third-degree burglary.

    The report stated that on Tuesday, March 3, the TCSO received a complaint of a burglary of a locked storage building on Rhinehart Road, and the theft of a portable generator. The burglary likely happened on Friday, Feb. 27, the report said.

  • Discussion of new pipeline causes a stir

    An old natural gas pipeline that Kinder Morgan’s Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. wants to convert to transport natural gas liquids (NGL) runs through Taylor County.

    Dr. James Angel says he lives only a few hundred yards from that pipeline in Taylor County and had many concerns about its safety, including its age: he states it’s roughly 70 years old.

  • Carney’s grand-slam sends TC past E-town

     

  • May 11-20 games

     

  • City looks at early stages of comprehensive plan

    Work on Campbellsville's comprehensive plan is progressing, and three of its elements are all but complete.

    Immediately following a Campbellsville City Council meeting at the Campbellsville Civic Center, Tad Long and Bobbie Bryant with the Kentucky League of Cities spoke with Council members about progress on the city's comprehensive plan.

    Long and Bryant also made a number of tentative recommendations, including the promotion of "pop-up" businesses and business incubation projects.

  • Republicans ready to seek governor’s office

    This is the final installment in the series centering on this month's primary elections, with Election Day falling on May 19. This article focuses on the Republican gubernatorial race, featuring Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott.

    The winner will then face off against the Democrat representative, which will either be current Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway or Geoff Young, a retired engineer and candidate for Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District last year.

    Matt Bevin

  • Finally time for finals!

    Students at Campbellsville University have been facing final exams, but one church is giving them a study space at night.

    "Attendance has grow over the last few years, and this has become very popular," said Karen Overstreet, a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church.

    Shawn Williams, a political science professor at CU, is one of the original organizers of the study hall event at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at 116 S. Columbia Ave.

  • Local man faces murder charge in Washington County fatal crash

    A Campbellsville man is facing murder charges following a fatal crash in Washington County Sunday afternoon. Another local man is also charged with other crimes in relation to the accident.

    Victor Mendoza, 25, of Campbellsville, faces numerous charges after a collision involving three vehicles on Sunday around 12:35 p.m. in Springfield that left a Bardstown man dead.

    Among the charges, Mendoza faces one count of murder, as well as a charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence.