Today's News

  • Vehicle crashes into home on Camelback Drive


    No injuries were reported in a crash at a home on Camelback Drive last Thursday morning. Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Branden Wilson responded to the report of a vehicle crashing into the home, which caused minor damage to the home and a vehicle parked inside the home’s garage.

  • Firefighters respond to report of smoke inside home


    Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel responded on Tuesday morning to the report of smoke inside a home on Hawk Landing. The homeowner reported to Campbellsville/Taylor County E-911 dispatchers that the home might have been struck by lightning the night before. No injuries were reported and the firefighters left the scene in about a half hour.

  • One injured in Meader Street crash


    Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel and Campbellsville Police officers responded to a two-vehicle crash at about 8 p.m. Thursday night at the intersection of Meader Street and North Columbia Avenue. Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel were called to the scene to evaluate a child who was a passenger in one of the vehicles and might have been injured in the impact. At press time, no official report about the crash had been released.

  • Vehicle collides with motorcycle on 210 bypass


  • Ashley Portraits Opens


     Photographer and artist Kent Ashley recently opened Ashley Portraits in Campbellsville. Specializing in weddings, senior portraits, commercial fashion and family portraits, Ashley Portraits opened in 2007 in Lexington. Private art lessons and portrait art are also available.

    He is a graduate of Bryan College in Dayton, Tenn. Ashley and his wife, Stacey, have a daughter, Kathryn.

    To schedule an appointment, call (859) 227-4751.

  • Green River Lake's "Big Oak" Tree Falls


  • TCES names Leader in Me winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me award winners for the week of Sept. 22.

    They are Cameron Burton, Hayden Heseman, Kaylie Allen, Peyton Godsey and Lylah Curry.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Sep. 26.

    They are kindergartener John Zottman, second-graders Daelan Nichols and Thomas Fritz, third-grader Hayden Hessman and fifth-grader Maggie Rigsby.

  • CU buys property near dining hall


    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is the new owner of the Chandler property next door to Winters Dining Hall. The house had been empty for several years. While it was for sale, the price of the property remained higher than the university was able to work into its budget.

    Nothing happened with the property until two men began working together.

  • Conservation contest details announced

    For 70 years, young Kentuckians have been participating in the Conservation Writing and Jim Claypool Conservation Art contests.

    Sponsors of the contest are the Kentucky Division of Conservation, Kentucky Farm Bureau, and local conservation districts. This year's theme is "Protect Kentucky's Soil."

    The contest is open to all students in the county, including home-schooled students. The deadline is Dec. 1 for the top three art and/or writing entries from each school to be delivered to the local Conservation District office.