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Today's News

  • Early Days June 11, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 9, 2005

    This year, the local Crusade for Children drive raised $34,750.36 - more than 12 percent over last year - with the help of more than 125 volunteers.

    The 2005 Taylor County Relay For Life begins Friday evening at the Taylor County High School track.

    Jane P. Chappell has been appointed vice president of Ratheon and will be based in the Dallas area.

    Bill Sanders has been named new sales manager for James Medical Equipment, effective May 16.  

  • Dabney earns all-state softball honors

     

    Campbellsville High School senior-to-be Paige Dabney has been named to the Class A All-State Softball Team.
    Dabney won 16 of the Lady Eagles’ games this season while pitching 170 innings.
    At the plate, Dabney was one of the state’s top hitters with a .680 batting average, which included 66 hits, 11 home runs, 51 runs batted in and 18 doubles.
    Coach Weston Jones’ CHS squad finished the season with an 18-13 worksheet.

  • Changes coming for Amazon

    The Amazon.com fulfillment center in Campbellsville is preparing for a shift in the kinds of products that come through the local distribution center in the near future. But Lena Lindsey, public relations officer for Amazon.com, stressed that not only will this shift not result in any job losses, but nationally and statewide, the firm is looking to hire 6,000 more people.

  • Campbellsville University summer happenings

     

  • Local stand-outs headed to East-West games

     

  • Holmes staying off PGA TOUR until U.S. Open

     

  • July sports calendar

    Green River Ministries Homeless Shelter Golf Scramble on Friday

  • 400-mile yard sale begins

     

    People, businesses, churches and other organizations in Campbellsville and Taylor County will be participating in the annual 400-Mile Sale today through Sunday.

    Every June, scores of yard sales take place along or near roughly 400 miles of U.S. 68 in Kentucky, stretching from Paducah in western Kentucky to Maysville in northeastern Kentucky.

    In the past, scores of people set up booths along that road and on nearby streets and roads.

  • Comer concedes in Republican governor’s race

    Matt Bevin will officially be the Republican gubernatorial candidate in November.

    James Comer conceded on Friday in a race that had Bevin and Comer separated by 83 votes. A recanvass did not change the fact that Bevin received more votes.

    Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney said the local recanvass was performed without incident in about 20 minutes; the numbers were the same as before.

    This outcome did not surprise him.

  • Valedictorians honored at high school graduations

    After more than five hours of calculations, all that stood between earning valedictorian or salutatorian at Taylor County High School was .04 of a point.

    And in the end, it was William Cooper Hall, who goes by Cooper, who was named valedictorian, barely edging out salutatorian Kassie Miller.

    Hall had figured out almost a month prior to the official announcement that he and Miller would be the two battling it out for the top two spots in the Class of 2015 because they had taken the most weighted AP classes.