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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Clem's Court

     

    Many people hear the name Clem Haskins, and the first thing that comes to mind is basketball.

    For Clem Haskins himself, the most important thing in his life is his family.

    That’s why his family was by his side Saturday night as the floor at Taylor County High School’s Citizens Bank Arena was named in honor of the Taylor County legend.

  • Local business owner in jail after Friday morning shooting

     

    A local business owner is in jail facing first-degree assault charges after shooting another individual Friday morning. 

    Richard Fedewa, 37, was arrested by Campbellsville Police Friday and lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center just after 2 p.m. 

    The shooting occurred just before 11:30 a.m. on Friday. 

    Fedewa, who lists himself as the owner of the Towne Motel in Campbellsville on his Facebook page, was taken into custody after law enforcement responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Gowdy Street. 

  • Five arrested in 2013 marijuana case

     

    Five individuals were arrested following a four-year long investigation into marijuana trafficking, and another arrest could be forthcoming, according to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report.

  • Campbellsville man arrested on child sexual exploitation offenses

     

    A Campbellsville man was arrested by Kentucky State Police Tuesday evening and faces charges of 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and 20 counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, according to a KSP release. 

  • Proposed Senate Bill 4 aims to move state elections to even years

     

    A proposed bill making its way through the Kentucky Legislature could cause a major shakeup in the state’s election calendar.

    Senate Bill 4 was one of the first bills introduced in the Kentucky Senate this year. The bill, sponsored by 14 Senate Republicans including Sen. Max Wise (R-Campbellsville), aims to amend Section 95 of the Kentucky Constitution to hold elections for state officials—such as governor and attorney general—on even-numbered years to coincide with presidential election years.

  • City schools name board officers for 2018

    The Campbellsville Independent Schools Board of Education started their first meeting of the year with the election of board officers.

    Current board chair Pat Hall was selected to once again be chair of the board, while Suzanne Wilson was selected to be the board’s vice chair. Superintendent Kirby Smith was selected to be the board’s secretary, and assistant superintendent/financial director Chris Kidwell was selected to be the board’s treasurer.

    Board elections are held in January of each year.

  • 'A new occupant at Heaven's Press Table'

     

    I usually don’t make mental notes for stories I think I’ll never write. So with a 10-year head start on life, I figured a story about the death of long-time friend and CKNJ Sports Editor Bobby Brockman might become someone else’s responsibility.

    But sometimes life throws you that unhittable slider, and the news of Bobby’s passing this past Sunday punched me out with my bat still on my shoulder.

  • Bertram appointed to City Ethics Board

    The city approved an interlocal agreement for financing of the Economic Development Authority debt and appointed a new member to the City’s Ethics Committee at a special-called meeting Tuesday night at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    Phil Allan Bertram will be the newest member of the City’s Ethics Committee. He will replace Don Bishop, who passed away last month. He will join current members Frank Cheatham, Lucy Cox, Mark Rodgers, and Carol Kirtley.