Today's News

  • Campbellsville Police investigating thefts

    The Campbellsville Police Department is seeking the public's help in solving a recent string of break-ins. 

    A report from the Campbellsville Police Department states that officers responded to several calls of break-ins on Wednesday, Aug. 30. 

    Numerous cars had been broken into and personal items had been taken from vehicles. 

    The locations of the break-ins were not made public as of press time. 

    Campbellsville Police have developed a vehicle of interest in regard to the string of thefts. 

  • Taylor County Board of Education Tax Hearing set for Sept. 12

    The Taylor County Board of Education is slated to hold a hearing on a potential tax increase next week.

    According to a recently published notice from the Taylor County Board of Education, the board will hold its public hearing at 6:45 p.m. at the Taylor County High School Auditorium.

    The proposal involves an increase from the 56.2 cents on real and personal property to 58.2 cents. The proposed increase is expected to produce $4,908,444.

    This would be an increase of $393,411 from last year’s revenue that was brought in through the tax.

  • Fire officials respond to call at Cox Interior

    Fire crews were called out to a fire at a local business Wednesday night.

    According to a report from the Taylor County Fire Department, crews responded around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night to a fire at the shavings facility at Cox Interior, located at 1751 Old Columbia Road.

    The report states that when fire personnel reported to the scene, a large amount of smoke was coming from the facility with a visible fire on the inside and the outside of the building near the conveyor system.

  • Man arrested after stabbing incident on Davis Street

    A Campbellsville man was arrested after a stabbing incident on Davis Street Thursday afternoon, according to a Campbellsville Police Department report.

    Richard Conner, 38, of Ashley Avenue in Campbellsville was arrested without further incident at the intersection of KY 70 and KY 76 soon after the incident.

    The incident occurred when CPD officers responded to 124 Davis Street to a stabbing that had just occurred.

  • Transportation Directors essential part of local schools

    Transportation is one of the most critical aspects of operating a school system, but can often be overlooked in the grand scheme of things.

    Working behind the scenes are individuals responsible for all things transportation: morning drop-offs, afternoon pick-ups, field trips, athletic trips, and everything in between.

    Being a transportation director is not always an easy job, often with irregular hours and being on-call at night, but within the two local school districts, the transportation directors take the challenges head on.

  • Taylor County Bank celebrates 80 years

    More than 80 years ago, the doors of Taylor County Bank opened for the first time to customers in Taylor County.

    On Thursday, the bank opened its doors to the community for an open house and ribbon cutting celebration to celebrate being in business for 80 years.

    Over the years, the bank has witnessed a lot of changes. Laws and regulations change frequently and employees have to keep up with the changing rules. Technology in banking continues to evolve with some people performing nearly all of their banking transactions online.

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  • Early morning fire damages home


    Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report of a dryer on fire inside a residence at 513 North Jackson Street around 2 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 2.

    Upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke and fire conditions coming from the rear of the structure. Fire command requested a second and third alarm and mutual aid response due to heavy fire conditions found inside the residence.

  • Newspaper's dedication to community will continue


    For more than 100 years, this newspaper, or a version of it by various names, has brought the news to Taylor County.