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Today's News

  • Adair rolls through 22nd Campbellsville Holiday Classic

     

  • 2016 Sports Year In Review

    Here’s some of the highlights for the sports’ year 2016:
    January
    Campbellsville ends three-year district basketball drought with a 67-61 home win over Marion County.
    A pair of basketball twin officials die as Wayne Smith and Robbie Durham lose their health battles.
    Taylor County defeats North Hardin 67-59 in Radciff.
    Green County eliminates Campbellsville in the Fifth Region All “A” hoop tournaments.
    Taylor County avenges a December loss to Adair County.

  • What might happen in sports in ‘17

     

  • Healthy living program starts next week

    Lots of people make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight and become healthier. Regardless, for many the resolution fizzles out.

    But the Taylor County Extension Office provides a health and wellness program at the beginning of the year, every year, and they partner with the Taylor County Health Department and the Kid Sp0t Center.

  • Lamb departs for state DYW competition today

    The community support has been overwhelming, and now Blair Lamb is ready to represent Taylor County.

    Lamb, who was named Taylor County’s Distinguished Young Woman for 2017 in June, will participate in the state Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky competition next week in Lexington. The Campbellsville High School senior leaves town on Sunday and began rehearsals that afternoon.

    A send-off reception for Lamb will be today, Thursday, Jan. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the fireside room at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

  • First baby of new year born at TRH

    Almost everybody celebrates the arrival of a new year, but for Trent and Jessica Edwards of Campbellsville, there was another arrival on Jan. 1 that was especially meaningful as 2017 began.

    The couple welcomed a son, who was the first baby born at Taylor Regional Hospital in the new year. Joseph David Edwards was born at 2:48 a.m. Sunday. He was 19 inches long and weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce.

    Joseph is the Edwards’ first child. Trent picked out the name for their son.

  • Campbellsville’s 200th

    The Campbellsville City Council met Tuesday evening, but prior to the meeting, a birthday party for the city was hosted for the city, which was officially founded on Jan. 3, 1817.

    Nearly 200 people were in attendance for a cake and punch reception at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin was not able to attend the city’s birthday celebration, but sent a video statement with his well wishes.

  • Early Days Jan. 5, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    January 4, 2007

    The Rev. Al and Peggy Hardy of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Jan. 18.

    William “Fats” and Correll Coffey of Greensburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 6.

    Shirley Kippes Cecil, 72, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Campbellsville, died at 11:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, in Elizabethtown.

  • CIS district named to AP honor roll

    Campbellsville Independent Schools has been named to an honor roll for improving its academic performance and expanding is AP course offerings.

    CIS is one of eight Kentucky public school districts named to the Advanced Placement Honor Roll.

    College Board, a nonprofit organization geared toward expanding access to higher education, announced the news on Thursday, Dec. 15.

  • Campbellsville native hopes to take story from kids book to TV series

    A Campbellsville native author is hoping to take his book to television.

    Deronte’ L. Smith recently stopped in his hometown on his latest book tour for “The Fantastical Adventures of Sleepy Steve: Reuniting the Stone.”

    The tween book first came out in 2005 under his publishing company, Infinity One Publisher.

    He first toured with Sleepy Steve for three years. Then the market changed from paper to digital.