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Today's News

  • Sublett writes book detailing cancer battle

     

    Don Sublett never imagined that he would one day become a published author.

    But the journey that began in 2006 for the U.S. Air Force veteran led him down a path that he will never forget, with highs, lows, and everything in between.

    Sublett is a Campbellsville native, a graduate of the Campbellsville High School Class of 1965. After graduating high school, Sublett spent a year at Campbellsville College before flunking out and then joining the military shortly thereafter.

  • Cook says state could force major cuts for schools

     

    Taylor County Schools Superintendent Roger Cook has been outspoken about some of the potential cuts to education in the upcoming state budget.

    He doubled down on those stances at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting.

    With potential increases in costs coming for school transportation, employee insurance, retirement, and other areas, Cook told the board that the district could see as much as a $1.2 million increase in expenditures coming out of the school’s general fund.

  • Search is on for motel robber

     

    The Campbellsville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an individual suspected in an armed robbery at the Best Western Motel on East Broadway.

    The burglary occurred just after midnight on Saturday, according to a Campbellsville Police report.

  • 20th District basketball tourney starts Tuesday at CHS

     

    The 20th District Tournament gets underway Tuesday at Paul J. Coop gymnasium on the campus of Campbellsville High School.

    Top seeded Marion County will play Taylor County in the opening game of the tournament at 6 p.m. The Lady Knights beat coach Tim Peterson’s team 54-33 on Jan. 29 and then had to come from behind to knock off the Lady Cards 48-42 on Feb. 2.

    Campbellsville will face Adair County in the night’s second game. The Lady Eagles swept the Lady Indians by scores of 74-70 and 64-51 earlier in the season.

  • Local swimmers medal in region

     

    You won’t find any local swimmers on the heat sheets when the state competition begins in Louisville next week, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t perform well in last week’s regional meet in Elizabethtown.

    The teams from Campbellsville and Taylor County finished in the middle of the pack, a result not unexpected since they do not field teams large enough to rack up points by having swimmers in almost every event.

  • Wrestlers headed to state

     

    The Taylor County wrestling program may be small in numbers, but the Cardinals don’t lack talent.

    They took seven wrestlers to the Region 2 Wrestling Tournament at Owensboro High School last weekend, and six — 113-pound senior Brandon Miller, 120-pound junior Brad Miller, 138-pound sophomore Jackson Grimsley, 145-pound junior Griffin Hall, 182-pound senior Dakota Santiago and junior heavyweight Tate Morris — advanced to finals.

  • Campbellsville Police search for suspect in armed robbery

     

    The Campbellsville Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating an individual suspected in an armed robbery at the Best Western Motel on East Broadway. 

    The burglary occurred just after midnight on Saturday, according to a Campbellsville Police report. 

  • Bills aim to consolidate school districts and counties across the state

     

    Two bills currently in the state legislature have been drawing strong opinions from both sides of the issues.

  • Taylor County PVA Shively sends birthday cards to taxpayers

     

    More than 90 people will receive a birthday card from Taylor County PVA Chad Shively this year.

    For many of them, it is a birthday card they have been waiting on for a few years, because only a select group of people receive them.

    The birthday cards sent out by Shively’s office not only serve as a kind regard to those turning 65 years old, but also to remind them that they are eligible for the Homestead Exemption, which can save people hundreds of dollars in property taxes.

  • Council members appear before ethics board

     

    The city of Campbellsville’s Board of Ethics met Monday afternoon to review items from the recent audit produced by Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon’s office.