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Today's News

  • Reenactors take historic ride

    During the Civil War, many Union and Confederate troops made their way to and through Taylor County.

    On Jan. 1, 1862, Union troops, moving from Lebanon to Mill Springs, rode through Campbellsville. This is depicted on a Civil War mural that’s painted on the wall of the Taylor County Courthouse.

    On Jan. 1, 1863, Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and his men, who had conducted a raid in Campbellsville, left town because of the arrival of Union troops, who had tried to capture him in town.

  • Feeding the needy

    Hunger is a silent epidemic that is slowly spreading over Kentucky.

    According to Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland, one in six adults, and one in four children, in the 42 counties they serve, which includes Taylor County, face hunger every day.

    Campbellsville Christian Church is continuing to make a difference by addressing the local hunger issues.

  • Expanded alcohol sales began last week

    The City of Campbellsville hit another milestone last week with the start of expanded alcohol sales.

    Both Five Star locations and Kroger locations where given their malt beverage licenses. The Five Start locations got their first shipments in on Thursday.

    “The alcohol vote spoke for itself, so we purchased the items that the customers wanted,” said public relations manager for Newcomb Oil Laura Blair.

    In September of last year, Campbellsville voted for expanded alcohol sales.

  • No foul play suspected in death

    A Campbellsville man who was found dead off of Greensburg Road last week was said to have died of natural causes.

    Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook said that an autopsy of Donnie Milby, Jr., 48, preliminarily showed that he died of natural causes, and had probably been dead for more than a week.

    The Kentucky State Police was in charge of the death investigation, KSP Post 15 Spokesman Billy Gregory said.

  • What does the J. stand for in Paul Coop?

     

  • Adair rolls through 22nd Campbellsville Holiday Classic

     

  • 2016 Sports Year In Review

    Here’s some of the highlights for the sports’ year 2016:
    January
    Campbellsville ends three-year district basketball drought with a 67-61 home win over Marion County.
    A pair of basketball twin officials die as Wayne Smith and Robbie Durham lose their health battles.
    Taylor County defeats North Hardin 67-59 in Radciff.
    Green County eliminates Campbellsville in the Fifth Region All “A” hoop tournaments.
    Taylor County avenges a December loss to Adair County.

  • What might happen in sports in ‘17

     

  • Healthy living program starts next week

    Lots of people make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight and become healthier. Regardless, for many the resolution fizzles out.

    But the Taylor County Extension Office provides a health and wellness program at the beginning of the year, every year, and they partner with the Taylor County Health Department and the Kid Sp0t Center.

  • Lamb departs for state DYW competition today

    The community support has been overwhelming, and now Blair Lamb is ready to represent Taylor County.

    Lamb, who was named Taylor County’s Distinguished Young Woman for 2017 in June, will participate in the state Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky competition next week in Lexington. The Campbellsville High School senior leaves town on Sunday and began rehearsals that afternoon.

    A send-off reception for Lamb will be today, Thursday, Jan. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the fireside room at Campbellsville Baptist Church.