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Today's News

  • 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-August sports calendar

    TCHS cross country practicing each night at 8 at Miller Park Walking Track
    Taylor County High School has been begun cross country practice. The Cardinals and Lady Cardinals practice Monday through Friday at 8 p.m. at the Miller Park Walking Track. The cross country team is open to all Taylor County students. For additional information, contact coach G.C. Parker at (270) 384-5900.

  • City employees to get 2-percent pay raise in new budget

    Campbellsville City Council members had a first look Monday night at the proposed 2015/2016 budget, which represents a decrease from the current one.

    The new fiscal year begins on Wednesday, July 1, so a special-called meeting will have to be scheduled for a second and final reading. Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said that will likely happen in the next couple of weeks.

  • 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.

  • Habitat for Humanity provides family with home

     

    A local mom and her son are able to have their own home, thanks to the local Habitat for Humanity chapter.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Habitat for Humanity officials and others toured a home on Wickliffe Avenue Sunday afternoon, a home in which Lisa and Daniel Dishman will soon live.

    "It's been a long time coming, but a short notice on the dedication," said CTCHFH board member Tonya Young. "Tina Dishman ... has qualified and earned [the house] through Habitat For Humanity."

  • Myers is new extension agent

     

    When Audrey Myers graduated from Green County High School in 2000, she had never considered being a family and consumer science extension agent as a career. In fact, she didn’t “know (Family and Consumer Sciences) was a degree, per se.”

    But now that she has done it full-time for nearly 10 years, Myers wouldn’t change her career choice for anything.

    “I love what I do,” Myers said.

  • 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.