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Today's News

  • Autopsy transports to change soon

    At the request of incoming Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook, how autopsy transports are reimbursed will change.

    During Tuesday evening’s Taylor County Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates unanimously agreed to have Cook’s office reimburse the four funeral homes in the county – Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, L.R. Petty Funeral Home, Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home and Buchanan-Robinson & Percell Funeral Home – $250 whenever they provide transport of a body to be autopsied at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville.

  • Campbellsville man sentenced in bank fraud case

    A Campbellsville man will serve a four-month sentence and pay half a million dollars in restitution on a bank fraud charge.

    United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced that U.S. District Judge Greg N. Stivers sentence William K. Collins, 68, to four months in prison and ordered him to pay restitution of $506,684.37 on a single charge of bank fraud.

    The restitution to the vicwas $83,505.03 to United Citizens Bank of Southern Kentucky and $423,179.34 to Community Trust Bank.

  • First responders honored

    They were honored for their service, to each other and the community. Local emergency services were honored on Saturday, Dec. 10 during their annual awards banquet.

  • Funding sought for water plant fix

    The city will seek $4.3 million worth of financing to fix problems at the Campbellsville Municipal Water Treatment Plant.

    At a special-called meeting, Council members agreed by a vote of 11-1 to look for loans to pay for a permanent solution to the sludge problem at the Campbellsville Water Treatment Plant (WTP.)

  • Lady Eagles taste first defeat, Adair boys stay unbeaten

    Adair County’s Lady Indians led much of their 20th District battle and posted a 56-49 victory over Campbellsville to start a twinbill sweep on Tuesday night in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.
    Kyla Kessler hit five first half three-pointers and Katherine Curry nailed one at the buzzer to keep the Lady Indians in front 31-28 at half-time.
    The Lady Eagles did take a 39-38 advantage on Nena Barnett’s drive. However, Adair County used seven fourth-frame points from Kessler as the junior finished with 23.

  • Green knocks off CHS 50-48

     

  • Lady Dragons best TCHS girls’ team 63-48 for 7-0 start

     

  • TCHS triumphs at John Hardin

     

  • CU poised for growth, Carter says

    Campbellsville University is continuing to expand, and continues to have a good relationship with the city and county.

    That is the message that CU President Dr. Michael Carter gave at a luncheon last week, which was put on by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.

    “We’re excited about the opportunities that are coming before us,” said Carter. “We’re excited about … the increasing number of new opportunities for our students. Several new programs are coming online that I am especially excited about.”

  • County schools to delay 2017 start

    Taylor County School District students will be able to enjoy their winter break a little longer this year. The Taylor County Board members approved amending the school calendar and extending the winter break for 3.5 days. Students are now scheduled to go back to school on Monday, Jan. 9, 2016.

    Issues with construction on the high school project were the main reason for delaying the return date, along with giving teachers and staff more time to fully move into their new spaces.