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Today's News

  • Marion teams eliminate Adair County squads

     

  • Lady Cards deny Lady Eagles region berth again

     

  • Woman starts special-needs support group

    A local resident has started a support group for parents/caretakers of those with special needs, particularly children.

    Nicole Britton, a Taylor County resident that teaches special education in the Washington County School District, started the group Empowered Parents with the main focus of assisting those who care for individuals with special needs.

    This includes a variety of things, according to Britton.

  • $2.3 million career center could be coming to Campbellsville

    A possible $2.3 million grant could be used to build a new vocational school in Campbellsville.

    That money will go towards remodeling the newest part of the old Taylor County Elementary School after the old front part of that building is demolished, as well as equipment, software and curricula to train students and adults, said Taylor County Schools Superintendent Roger Cook.

  • Memorial Day to feature 3,400 U.S. flags

    Those traveling through downtown Campbellsville on Memorial Day weekend may notice a new sight.

    On Campbell Mill Lane, which connects Main Street with Broadway, the celebration’s committee will create a memorial to recognize nearly 3,400 members of the United States Armed Forces from Campbellsville/Taylor County.

    The memorial will look like a cemetery, with thick card-stock cutouts of headstones adorned with the names of veterans neatly placed in line with American flags taped to each headstone.

  • Boy dies in accidental shooting

    A Taylor County Middle School student died over the weekend in Green County after an accidental shooting, a Kentucky State Police report said.

    The Green County Coroner’s Office confirmed that Dylan Bland, 12, died in the accidental shooting, which a Kentucky State Police Post 15 report said took place Saturday evening on Busy Baker Road in Green County.

  • Early Days May 18, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 17, 2007

    John “J.B.” Holmes had his best weekend of his sophomore season on the PGA TOUR to pocket more than $126,000 at THE PLAYERS Championship last week in Florida.

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a community health fair on Saturday, April 21.

    Campbellsville Elementary and Taylor County Elementary schools fourth-grade students visited Frankfort on May 9. They toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley.

  • Early Days May 25, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 24, 2007

    Ninety-seven-year-old E. Poe Young cast his vote at the New City North precinct in Tuesday’s Primary Election. He was voting for the 76th year. In contrast, just before Young, a high schooler had cast his vote for the very first time.

    Kamarra Barnett has joined the House of Beauty, 434 Woodlawn Ave.

    Constance Falusckai is the recipient of this year’s Janice Holt Giles book award.

  • Officers, family remember fallen trooper

    It has been nearly 29 years since Campbellsville native Johnny Edrington, a Kentucky State Police Trooper, was murdered during a traffic stop on KY 80, seven miles west of London.

    He was 34 years old when he was fatally shot on Dec. 20, 1988.

    However, nearly three decades later, Edrington’s memory lives on through those he knew and served with.

    His memory also lives on through a memorial service held annually at Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville, where he is buried.

  • Popular goose goes missing

    Melvin is missing.

    Melvin is a Canada goose, and for the past 15 years, he has been living on the property that was once home to the State Fire Rescue Training Center for Area 14.

    Mark Gray is now owner of that property, and he said for years, people have been coming to the site to feed the geese and ducks that live around the lake there.