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Today's News

  • CU Tigers tab Vernon as next head men's coach

     

  • Little League District 5 Tourney final results

     

  • CU hosts active shooter training for KLEEA youth program

    “A lot of them don’t want to go home; they ask me if they can do another week,” Curtis Flaherty, director of Kentucky Law Enforcement Explorer Academy (KLEEA), said.

    About 60 explorers from six different states and 12 different police agencies participated in the program June 12-18 at Campbellsville University.

    Explorers are young men and women 14-20 years old who have an interest in law enforcement.

    Part of KLEEA training consists of simulations, which include active shooting scenarios based on a real-life situation.

  • Former sheriff McCubbin passes away

    Paul McCubbin, a Campbellsville native who was the Taylor County Sheriff in the 1960s, died early Sunday morning.

    “He was a very loving man, and a great dad,” his son, Barry McCubbin said. He added that his father had been ill for a while.

    When Barry tells people his last name, people often ask if he was related to Paul, and then tell him he should be quite proud.

  • 100 years and counting

    Campbellsville Christian Church Lead Minister Rodney Booe hopes the church will be around for at least another 100 years.

    “We’re very excited today,” Booe said. He described the renovation as “preparing this space for future generations.”

    During Sunday morning services, CCC members dedicated their renovated sanctuary, which had first been dedicated in June 1916. The Sunday morning services took place exactly 100 years and one day after the first dedication.

  • Man invades home

    A man who allegedly tried to commit a burglary at a Fairview Road home Friday night was held at gunpoint by the homeowner before being arrested, a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report said.

    TCSO deputies arrested Danny Berry, 34, of Campbellsville, on a charge of second-degree burglary, the report said.

    According to the report, off-duty Campbellsville Police Department Officer Scotty Perian watched while the homeowner detained Berry.

  • Grand Jury indicts seven

    A Lebanon man accused of a murder in April was among seven people that a Taylor County Grand Jury indicted last week.

    William M. Calhoun, 25, of Oak Street, was charged with murder, a Class A felony; first-degree assault, a Class B felony; and three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, a Class D felony.

    The charges stem from a reported incident on April 30 of this year. Calhoun is accused of murdering one woman and seriously injuring another during a shooting at Catawba Circle.

  • County puts new fire station out for bid

    A proposed new fire station for the Taylor County Fire Department is another step closer to coming to fruition.

    At a special-called meeting Thursday evening, magistrates on the Taylor County Fiscal Court unanimously agreed to look for bids to build the new station, which will be located on U.S. 68/Greensburg Road, near Phillips Lanes but on the opposite side of 68.

  • City, county give blessing to ‘Campbellsville Marketplace’

    Both the county and city are tentatively on board with a proposed marketplace on the former Fruit of the Loom property.

    At a joint meeting Thursday night, Campbellsville City Council members voted 9-0, and magistrates on the Taylor County Fiscal Court voted 5-0 on TIF (Tax Increment Financing) agreements between the government bodies and Hogan Real Estate.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said he was “extremely excited” about the project on the 40-acre site, adding that it’s time for a “new chapter” for the area.

  • A legacy struck by lightning

    H & W Sport Shop has been a staple in Campbellsville for 47 years. The local establishment started out as a small “mom and pop” retail store in downtown that sold Converse shoes and Dudley softballs. But as they have grown into a large business, they are now serving hundreds of teams, schools and individuals.

    On Thursday evening, the storefront was busy once again, but this time for all the wrong reasons.