Today's News

  • Making spirits bright

    Everyone knows that Santa Claus couldn’t prepare for the busiest time of year without the help of his pint-sized assistants.

    However, on Monday at the Campbellsville Walmart, men in grey uniforms and shinny black shoes were placing toys, clothes, shoes and other goodies into carts for children.

    These definitely weren’t elves from the North Pole. They were Kentucky State Police troopers taking deserving children on the annual Shop with a Trooper outing.

  • Cards triumph thrice in four-day stretch


  • Cards take three in four-day stretch

    Taylor County reeled off its second, third and fourth straight wins by taking two games in the Kentucky Bank Challenge at Rowan County on Friday and Saturday and a regular-season match-up at Thomas Nelson on Monday.
    Coach Maze Stallworth’s Cardinals clipped Montgomery County 64-55 on Friday night.
    TreVon Smith (17) and Ezra Oliver (16) combined for 33 of the TCHS points while Dylan Gaines had 12 and Austin Ellis had a dozen apiece.

  • Miracle claims Senior National Championship


  • Marion sweeps CHS squads


  • 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.