Today's News

  • Early Days June 4, 2015


    June 2, 2005

    Adam Mitchell and Alicia Campbell were crowned king and queen at Taylor County High School Prom.

    Ryan and Holly Dudgeon were honored with a baby shower by family members on April 30 at their home.

    Campbellsville Rotary Club recently named its 2005 Rotary Scholarship Winners – Jessica Cowherd, a senior at Campbellsville High School, and Brittany Pelly a senior at Taylor County High School.

    Smokey the Bear recently visited the kindergarten class at Campbellsville Elementary School.

  • Council looks at lease of fire training center


    Campbellsville City Council members have given final approval to the city’s 2015-2016 budget.

    By a unanimous vote of 9 – 0, council members approved the $19,128,320 budget – which includes $200,000 in Municipal Road Aid money – at a brief special-called meeting Monday night. The budget takes effect July 1.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said there are no changes to the new budget in the second reading. Council members suggested no changes at the meeting.

  • Local girl making a difference with knitting work


    After the 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo., 8-year-old Cee Cee Creech decided to knit elephant toys to send to tornado victims.

    Four years later, she and her mother Belinda Creech are knitting and collecting toys, and occasionally raising money, for a variety of charitable purposes. Belinda estimated they’ve raised more than $16,000 and have donated more than $2,000 to various charities.

  • Relay for Life tops $50,000


    Taylor County’s annual Relay for Life event took place on Friday at the Taylor County High School. Despite the showers early on in the day, the event saw great weather and was deemed a huge success by organizer Drew Underwood, who said more than $50,200 had been raised to help fight cancer.

  • ‘Closest thing we’ve got to a sports bar’


  • Alves, Adcock, Decker, Edwards in spotlight


  • Early Days June 11, 2015


    June 9, 2005

    This year, the local Crusade for Children drive raised $34,750.36 - more than 12 percent over last year - with the help of more than 125 volunteers.

    The 2005 Taylor County Relay For Life begins Friday evening at the Taylor County High School track.

    Jane P. Chappell has been appointed vice president of Ratheon and will be based in the Dallas area.

    Bill Sanders has been named new sales manager for James Medical Equipment, effective May 16.  

  • Dabney earns all-state softball honors


    Campbellsville High School senior-to-be Paige Dabney has been named to the Class A All-State Softball Team.
    Dabney won 16 of the Lady Eagles’ games this season while pitching 170 innings.
    At the plate, Dabney was one of the state’s top hitters with a .680 batting average, which included 66 hits, 11 home runs, 51 runs batted in and 18 doubles.
    Coach Weston Jones’ CHS squad finished the season with an 18-13 worksheet.

  • About 1,200 attend Kids Outdoor Day


    At least 1,200 people came out to Green River Lake Saturday for the 15th annual Kids Outdoor Day.

    "I think it is probably as good as last year," said Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, who participated. "What a perfect day for weather. "What else better can you do for the kids than have a day out for them to see what kind of sport activities there are out here?"

  • CU, KU answer Grider lawsuit


    Both Campbellsville University and Kentucky Utilities deny culpability in the electrocution accident last year that led to the death of firefighter Tony Grider.

    Last month, Grider's widow, Gina Grider, filed a lawsuit against KU, CU and Pierce Manufacturing, the company that built the aerial bucket truck used in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that day.