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Today's News

  • County puts new fire station out for bid

    A proposed new fire station for the Taylor County Fire Department is another step closer to coming to fruition.

    At a special-called meeting Thursday evening, magistrates on the Taylor County Fiscal Court unanimously agreed to look for bids to build the new station, which will be located on U.S. 68/Greensburg Road, near Phillips Lanes but on the opposite side of 68.

  • City, county give blessing to ‘Campbellsville Marketplace’

    Both the county and city are tentatively on board with a proposed marketplace on the former Fruit of the Loom property.

    At a joint meeting Thursday night, Campbellsville City Council members voted 9-0, and magistrates on the Taylor County Fiscal Court voted 5-0 on TIF (Tax Increment Financing) agreements between the government bodies and Hogan Real Estate.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said he was “extremely excited” about the project on the 40-acre site, adding that it’s time for a “new chapter” for the area.

  • A legacy struck by lightning

    H & W Sport Shop has been a staple in Campbellsville for 47 years. The local establishment started out as a small “mom and pop” retail store in downtown that sold Converse shoes and Dudley softballs. But as they have grown into a large business, they are now serving hundreds of teams, schools and individuals.

    On Thursday evening, the storefront was busy once again, but this time for all the wrong reasons.

  • H&W Sport Shop will remain in the spotlight

     

  • Gatewood steps up, out

     

  • Youth's summer success continues throughout the state

     

  • Thomas a third-team all-stater in baseball

     

    Campbellsville High School senior left-handed pitcher Chase Thomas has been named third-team all-state by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association.
    Thomas, who graduated from CHS in May, plans to attend Lincoln Memorial University (Harrogate, Tenn.) in the fall to play baseball and major in sports management.

  • City, county, to look at Fruit of the Loom property development

    The city and county will hold a joint meeting Thursday to decide the future of the former Fruit of the Loom property.

    “We’re going to be talking about the TIF (Tax Incentive Financing) program,” said Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers.

    The Campbellsville City Council and Taylor County Fiscal Court will meet jointly at 7 p.m. at the Campbellsville Civic Center. There will be a public hearing at 6 p.m.

  • A lemonade mission

    The Franklin sisters were stirring up a sweet way to give back on the first day of summer.

    Makenna, 8, Halle, 6, and Anniston, 4, set up their lemonade stand Monday afternoon in front of their grandpa’s store, Jeff’s Food Mart.

  • City planning activities for Fourth of July

    It’s that time of year again as the Campbellsville Fourth of July Celebration is quickly approaching.

    The 40-year tradition is a time to celebrate America’s birthday during a family fun packed weekend. From parades and fireworks to hot air balloons and live music.

    The theme for this year’s event is “Remember why ... The Fourth of July!” The grand marshal for the parade will be local retired Air Force Brigadier General Noah E. Loy.