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Today's News

  • Miss Teen Taylor County Fair takes state title

    Miss Teen Taylor County Fair Shelbie Danielle Pettey competed against 78 other girls to capture the title of Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair 2009 on Saturday, Oct. 17.

    The annual Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair 2009 Pageant took place at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

    Pettey won the title of Miss Teen Taylor County on June 11 during the Taylor County Fair.  She is the first Miss Teen Taylor County to win the state title.

  • Murders remain unsolved

    They have both long been buried, but their killers remain at large.

    Law enforcement personnel are continuing to investigate who killed David M. Ford and Shafter J. Couch but have yet to make an arrest in either case.

    Ford, 40, who worked as a police officer in Lebanon, was found shot to death on Feb. 10 at his Graham Road home. The Campbellsville E-911 Center received a phone call from Ford's wife Tonya stating that she had arrived home and found her husband dead.

  • Stop, drop and roll

    Overloaded circuits. Unattended candles. Cooking food left unwatched. All are common causes for house fires. All are so easily preventable.

    Next week, local firefighters will begin their annual fire prevention efforts, helping to arm our community's students with the tools they need to prevent fires and how to react in the event of a fire.

  • Republican Party nominates Higdon

    The Republican Party nominating committee met Tuesday night to select their nominee for the upcoming special election to replace Sen. Dan Kelly.

    State Rep. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, was named as the Republican Party candidate for the Special Election taking place on Dec. 8.

    The committee was comprised of representatives from Taylor, Marion, Washington, Nelson and Mercer.

    The Special Election was called by Gov. Steven Beshear to replace Kelly, who vacated the position to fill the open judge's position in the 11th Circuit.

  • Watch for little goblins

    On Saturday evening, our community will be filled with witches and pirates, goblins and princesses, not to mention all sorts of strange-looking animals — and just about any other character children’s imaginations can invent.

    Halloween is a night of fun for our children. It shouldn’t ever be a night of mischief, danger or evil. And the spooky fun it provides shouldn’t be lost because, like so many things, a few people choose to abuse the occasion.

  • Touchdown!

    They tackled books, passed advice and fumbled some laughs.

    Campbellsville University football players were invited to attend the Friends of the Taylor County Public Library's October "tailgate" event.

    Each of the eight CU volunteers read a sports-related book to the children. The players shared some common-sense advice about the importance of reading, doing homework and always doing their best. They also talked about their college majors and future career plans.

  • Tiger men tangle with UK in Monday exhibition

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  • Campbellsville set to gain 20 manufacturing jobs

    Campbellsville is set to gain an additional 20 manufacturing jobs, with the possibility of more to come.

    According to an announcement by Gov. Steve Beshear's office Thursday afternoon, INFAC North America, a leading producer and worldwide supplier of mechanical cables and electronic components for the automotive industry, will add manufacturing capabilities to its distribution and sales center in Campbellsville.

    The expansion will entail a $530,000 investment and will create an additional 20 jobs in the community.

  • Washington edges CHS 21-20 in regular wrap-up

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  • Fighting Tigers return to rivalry

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