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Today's News

  • City donates land for animal shelter

    Taylor County Animal Shelter could see another new addition soon.

    At Monday's regular Campbellsville City Council meeting, Mayor Brenda Allen told Council members that she received a letter from Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers asking the Council to consider donating land to the Taylor County Animal Shelter.

    The County wants to apply for a grant to build a new building to house animals ready for adoption, Rogers said. The land would revert to the City if the County does not receive a grant for the project.

  • KU media manager to address chamber

    Cliff Feltham, Kentucky Utilities' statewide media relations manager, will be guest speaker at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, which is set for noon Thursday, Feb. 11 at Living Grace Church. KU is also co-sponsor for the event.

    The cost is $8 for Chamber investors and $10 for non-investors. Reservations must be made at the Chamber office by noon on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

    Any cancellations after Feb. 9 will be billed and any reservations made after the deadline will cost $1 more.

  • Though there were several minor traffic collisions, the weekend snow storm resulted in only one injury.

    That report came Saturday afternoon when Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue was dispatched to Miller Park. According to the caller, someone had broken a leg sledding. Rescue Deputy Director Todd Cox could only confirm that Rescue treated a leg injury.

  • Police Department receives award

    Campbellsville Police are now a part of a select group.

    Mark Filburn, Kentucky League of Cities law enforcement specialist, presented the Golden Eagle Award to the Campbellsville Police Department. The department, Filburn said, earned a 100 percent score on the KLC 37 best practices - one of only 12 departments in the state to do so.

    Best practices include equipment availability, care and custody of suspects and training.

  • City Occupational Tax

    City officials say they aren't sure yet how much the City's occupational tax will bring in each year. And as a result, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen says, the City is watching its budget carefully.

    Campbellsville City Council members voted 5-4 last June to enact a 1 percent occupational tax. The move came after the City and County, which had been splitting a Countywide 1 percent occupational tax, went separate ways. The new tax went into effect July 1.

  • Wills-Townley engagement

    Lt. Col. and Mrs. J. Michael Wills of Florence, Ky. announce with the engagement of their daughter, Amy Joanne, to Jonathan Blade Townley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Townley of Campbellsville and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Clark of Paris, Ky.

    Townley is the grandson of Arvin and Julie Kessinger of Hodgenville, Ky.

    He is a 2001 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2006 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. He is employed as the branch manger of BB & T Bank in Monticello, Ky.

  • TCHS Show Choir to present "Show for Dough"

    The Taylor County High School Show Choir will present the annual "Show For Dough" on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.

    The concert will be at the Taylor County Middle School gym and will feature the current show choir as well as alumni and friends of the group.

    Admission is by donation, with all proceeds going to support the group's spring revue, which is scheduled for March 25-27.

     

  • Graham anniversary

    Eddie and Joyce Graham will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 6.

    The couple married in a ceremony on Feb. 6, 1960, at Walnut Hill Baptist Church in Campbellsville. Bro. Henry Parrott officiated.

    The Grahams have two children, Cindy Scott and her husband Anthony, and Eddie Graham Jr. and his wife Lisa.

    They also have five grandchildren, Caley Melton, Corey Melton, Tori Graham, Callie Watson and Payton Watson.

    The family will celebrate together.

     

  • Kudos to City, County road crews

    Kudos to workers in the City and County road departments for their long, tiring hours of work during the recent snowstorm.

    While the rest of us were snug in our warm homes, they were out in the cold, salting and scraping the roads so we could get where we needed to go.

    Snow fell last Friday night nearly as fast as they could clear it, yet roads were still passable on Saturday.

    We appreciate your hard work!

     

  • Taylor Regional Hospital recognizes new team members

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.