Today's News

  • Relay For Life kickoff to be held Oct. 1

    Relay For Life of Taylor County will be hosting it’s kick-off event for the 2017 fundraising season on Saturday, Oct. 1, starting at 10 a.m. The Harvest of Hope Festival will take place on Main Street with numerous activities and entertainment lined up throughout the day.

  • City weighs options to deal with sewer overflows

     Campbellsville City Council members may look at their October meeting at hiring a water engineer and an IT person for the Campbellsville Water and Sewer Company.

    The two additional hires, which would require amending the city’s budget, would be tasked with helping with the problem of storm water making its way into the city’s sewer system by collecting data to help the city make an informed decision on the problem of sewer overflows.

  • Taylor County middle schoolers ‘act out’

    Students at Taylor County Middle School are learning from their older peers and starting to act out. Only they are being productive about it. Taylor County High School students have come together to form a middle school drama club. 

    This is the second year the student lead club has been around. Seniors Malorie Byrne and Lydia Epperson started the club last year, when they were just juniors. 

  • Sen. Rand Paul tours Murakami

    Decreasing regulatory and tax burdens on U.S. corporations will help everyone prosper.

    “I think the role of government is that we should try to help your company grow, prosper, hire more people (so) everybody makes more money,” said Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky). “We all benefit when the whole benefits.”

  • Holmes returns to Ryder Cup golf squad


  • Doss shoots 71 to claim first place at Boys’ All ‘A’ State


    Campbellsville High junior Alex Doss shot a 71 to claim the individual title at the All “A” State Golf Tournament on Saturday.

    The Eagles finished sixth (327) in the 16-team field.

    Also competing for coach Jim Ward’s Eagles were: Connor Wilson (85), Myles Murrell (85), Layton Hord (86), and Noah Wagers (90). St. Henry won the team title with a 306.

  • Cards, Lady Dragons, Parks, Parrott repeat


  • It’s tea time

    The Hosparus Green River Tea and Auction had another successful event Sunday, Sept. 11. 

    Local businesses and individuals decorated tables for ladies and gentlemen to enjoy an afternoon of hot tea, served along with a variety of plated hors d’oeuvres.

  • County gives $10,000 donation to Marion veterans group

    Otha Allen from the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard spoke at Tuesday’s Taylor County Fiscal Court meeting, asking for assistance as his organization looks to purchase a new bus.

    Following Allen’s presentation, magistrates voted 3-3 to give the group $10,000 for a new bus, with Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers casting the tie-breaking vote in favor. He added $100 from his own pocket.  

  • City schools approve abuse training for staff

    The Campbellsville Independent School District has approved personal training for recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect. The training was approved at the September board meeting Monday. 

    This is a new training for Campbellsville Schools. All current school staff members who are employed by the district will complete training by Jan. 31, 2017, and then every two years after. It will take each staff member about 30 minutes to complete the training session.