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Today's News

  • Lady Eagles go 1-1 at All ‘A’ Classic State

     

  • Early Days May 5, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 4, 2006

    Presley Cundiff, age 8, donated 14 inches of her hair to Locks of Love.

    Andrea Brooke Sallee and Jonathan Casey Smith, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows Saturday, May 20.

    Fayth Wise celebrated her seventh birthday March 26.

    Kentucky Christian School recently collected 548 pounds of food for the local food pantry.

    The Campbellsville University Horn Quartet was recently named runner-up in the 2006 Midwest Horn Quartet competition.

     

  • Sen. Max Wise to host series of town hall meetings

     

    Senator Max Wise (R-Campbellsville) recently announced seven town hall meetings across the 16th Senate District beginning Monday, May 9. Wise will be accompanied at the meetings by each county’s respective State Representative.

  • City has first reading of $25.5 million budget

     

    Campbellsville City Council members had a first reading Monday night of the city’s 2016/2017 fiscal year budget.

    At $25,508,496, the budget is more than $6 million more than the current budget.

    But Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young says most of the difference is in water and sewer budget, and comes from loan expenditures on water infrastructure improvement projects.

  • Summers gets five years for sex crimes

     

    A Greensburg man accused of a sex crime against a minor was formally sentenced Monday morning, after having pleaded guilty in January.

    Edward J. Summers, 23, of Hodgenville Road in Greensburg, was sentenced to five years on a charge of first-degree sexual abuse, a Class C felony.

    Summers almost faced a jury trial, however, as he and his public defender Lauren Hunter made a motion to withdraw his guilty plea.

    Taylor County Circuit Judge Todd Spalding denied that motion.

  • Lady Tigers add MSC tourney crown to their season title

     

    CU Press Release

  • We Are Taylor County showing tonight

     

    The two-time Fifth Region Tournament basketball champion Taylor County Cardinals will be on the big screen tonight.
    KET and Revived Productions will present “We Are Taylor County” tonight in the high school gymnasium.
    The Taylor County School District will host a viewing party at 7:30 with adult admission being $5 and $2 for Taylor County students and kids from 5 to 18.
    The festivities begin from 7-7:30 with an autograph signing taking place from 7 to 7:30 with the 2015 and 2016 Fifth Region championships.
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  • Woman killed in Saturday shooting

     

    A Lebanon man was arrested Saturday night in connection with two shootings, one of them fatal.

    The Campbellsville Police Department arrested William M. Calhoun, 25, on charges of murder and first-degree assault.

    Brianna D. Washington, 21, of Lebanon, was pronounced dead at the scene, and Shenitrea M. Vaughn, 21, of Campbellsville, was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital for possible life-threatening injuries, a CPD press release said.

  • Greensburg man to get 5 years for reported sex crimes from 2014

    A Greensburg man accused of a sex crime against a minor is set to be formally sentenced tomorrow, Tuesday, after having pleaded guilty in January.

    Edward J. Summers, 23, of Hodgenville Road in Greensburg, is set to be sentenced to 5 years on a charge of first-degree rape of a victim less than 12 years of age, a Class A felony.

    The indictment, brought by a Taylor County Grand Jury in November, from a reported incident on July 10, 2014, which the Kentucky State Police investigated.

  • United in ‘wordamony’

    Love was in the air on a warm April morning as students at Campbellsville Elementary School in Chanci Patterson’s kindergarten class witnessed the marriage of Mr. Q and Mrs. U.

    Students gathered to watch the union of Mr. Q and Mrs. U in holy “wordamony,” since Q and U never go anywhere without each other.

    CES Principal Ricky Hunt performed the ceremony.

    Hunt reminded the students that making words is a very serious matter and the two shouldn’t enter into their union without realizing their commitment to one another.