Today's News

  • Annual fishing derby set for Saturday at GRL

    It’s that time of year again, as kids prepare to bait up for the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with Green River Lake State Park and Friends of Green River Lake, are ready to make this year’s event a “reel casting” success. 

    The derby is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to noon EST near the shelter on the shoreline in Green River Lake State Park.

  • Acquitted of assault, Jones still faces charge of tampering with a witness

    A man who was acquitted earlier this year of assault still faces a tampering with a witness charge in connection with that case.

    At a Tuesday afternoon hearing, Taylor County Circuit Judge Allen Bertram reduced Jeffery Jones’ bond from $10,000 full cash to a $1,000, 10-percent bond. That means he or someone else only needs to pay 10 percent of that, or $100, for him to be released.

  • Body found in Wal-Mart parking lot

    The body of a man was found in a van parked at the Campbellsville Wal-Mart Tuesday morning.

    The man has been identified as Christopher York, 39, of Greensburg.

    Officials believe York may have been dead for a few days according to scanner traffic, although a spokesperson with the Green County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday morning that they had received no reports of York as missing.

  • Turpin tops 52nd Duffers golf field


  • Downtown shops to host trivia contests

    Two local shops in downtown Campbellsville are trying to start trivia nights.

    Venture City Comics is hosting its first trivia night at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. The cost is $5 a person or $20 for a four-person team. They want at least 16 people or four teams. Anyone can register before that date or can show up. There are enough spots for six teams.

  • Three face indictments from grand jury

    A Taylor grand jury has returned indictments against three people for various drug-related charges.

    Bridget Reliford, 32, of Campbellsville, was charged with first-degree trafficking in controlled substance less than 2 grams of methamphetamine, a Class D felony; and buy/possess drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor.

    The charges stem from a reported incident on Feb. 4 of this year. Reliford has since been released from TCDC.

  • Hansford honored with his own special day

    As the old saying goes, “When one door closes, another opens,” and that is just the case for Rufus F. Hansford. 

    Hansford has been a principal broker and auctioneer for 58 years, serving Campbellsville, Taylor County and the surrounding communities. He has single-handedly been responsible for giving many young auctioneers their start. 

  • Jones found not guilty in shooting

    A man who was accused of shooting another man in the neck was found not guilty Friday morning.

    After a 40-minute deliberation, a jury found Jeff Jones, 53 not guilty of either second-degree assault, a Class C felony; or fourth-degree assault, a Class A misdemeanor.

  • CMS Eagles drop first two in gridiron play


    Campbellsville Middle School began its football season with a 32-14 setback to Danville Bate in the Big Maroon Bowl at Campbellsville University.

    Arren Hash had a conversion run and two touchdown passes — one to Reggie Thomas and the other to Blase Wheatley, wo broke several tackles during his 60-plus yard run after the catch.

    CMS lost its Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference opener 38-0 at Adair County on Tuesday. The Eagles host their annual Gridiron Classic on Saturday at Campbellsville University.

  • TCMS opens football season with a pair of routs


    Taylor County Middle School’s Wes Oliver (25) had a long touchdown run and two interceptions for scores in Taylor County’s 34-6 season-opening victory over Lexington Christian on Saturday night.