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Today's News

  • CHS Eagles 3-peat as Fifth Region All ‘A’ golf champs

     

    For the third year in a row, the Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team has won the All “A” Fifth Region Tournament championship and will advance to the All “A” State Tournament. Eagle senior Alex Doss was the top medalist, finishing 18 holes in 71 strokes.

  • Community comes together in unity

    The Miller Park Pavilion was full on Thursday afternoon as community leaders and citizens gathered together for a time of prayer and unity following the unrest that has occurred since the events in Charlottesville, Virginia over a week ago.

  • Groundbreaking held for sports complex

    City officials and area students officially broke ground on the proposed Campbellsville Sports Complex Friday afternoon.

    A ceremony was held for the official groundbreaking on 175 acres of land purchased from the Dowell family over five years ago.

    Several local residents were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony, including a large contingent of area students from the Campbellsville Independent School District and Taylor County School District.

  • Stop the spread of hate and racism

    I have spent a significant amount of time reading and trying to gather as much information about the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend. Masses of protesters and counter-protesters clashed and one person was killed and 19 or 20 others injured when a 20-year-old man from Ohio (but recently moved from the Florence, Kentucky area) drove his car into the crowd, plowing over anyone and everyone in his path.

  • Early Days August 17, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 16, 2007

    This year, attendance is up at both local school districts. At Campbellsville Independent, 1,115 students were enrolled as of Tuesday, an increase of 21 students from this time last year. Taylor County Schools boasts 2,642 students, 81 more than last year.

    Army Pvt. Joseph M. Buckman Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox.

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1949 recently gathered for its reunion with 22 members and guests present.

  • City schools plan for tax increase

     

    The Campbellsville Board of Education will be having a special tax hearing later this month, the board announced at Monday night’s regular monthly meeting.

    The board will hear public comments regarding the proposed rate increase, which would take the rates on real property and personal property from the current 62.5 to 65.4.

  • Former CU wrestlers thwart robbery in Florida

     

    A lifetime of training prepared two Campbellsville University alumni for an unlikely situation.

    Spencer Adams and Brandon Sellers helped stop a robbery while in Daytona, Florida, as they left the National Wrestling Coaches Association Conference.

    Adams is the head wrestling coach at Bellarmine University and Sellers serves as assistant coach.

    Sellers wrestled collegiately at Campbellsville University for four years.

  • Vandals paint in Miller Park

     

    Vandalism that has recently occurred at Miller Park has sparked concern among citizens that frequently visit the park.

    A symbol that appears to resemble a swastika, a symbol most notably used by the Nazi Party of Germany in the 1930s and 1940s, was found painted on a sign at the park near the playground.

    In the wake of recent events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, some local citizens had expressed concern about the vandalism at the park, and its potential to spark backlash amid high tensions.

  • Two locals among 41 new KSP Troopers

     

    The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 41 new troopers at ceremonies held in Frankfort today. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 866 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth. Among them were Dexter Colvin and Daniel Forbis of Campbellsville.

    KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders said the addition of these newly-graduated troopers will help with the current strength, but does not come close to resolving the agency’s shortage of personnel.

  • Gumm edges Grant for 53rd Duffers’ golf crown