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Today's News

  • Local musician Chase McDaniel and 4th + Main to perform in Taylor County

     

    It is going to feel like a homecoming of sorts for local musician Chase McDaniel when he, along with the other members of his country music quartet 4th + Main, perform at the Roger D. Cook Auditorium at Taylor County High School a week from Saturday.

    McDaniel has well-established roots in the area. He is a Green County High School graduate, but calls Campbellsville home as well. He moved to Nashville and became a part of 4th + Main, a group that is continuing to rise in the country music world.

  • CMS Principal Lewis earns high praise from board of education

     

    Campbellsville Middle School Principal Zach Lewis earned high praise from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith and members of the CIS Board of Education at Monday’s regular monthly meeting.

    Lewis, who is in his first year as principal of CMS, presented to the board an update about the various activities and accomplishments the students have had thus far in the school year.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • City to pay $25,000 for audit

     

    The city of Campbellsville will be paying the price for an audit conducted by the state, and that price will be $25,000.

    Council members voted to pay the bill Monday night at their regular meeting at the Campbellsville Civic Center, although the decision did not come without some discussion.

  • 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.