Today's News

  • Early Days September 24, 2015


    September 22, 2005

    About 250 volunteers descended on Green River Lake on Saturday to collect trash and other debris from along the lakeshore.

    Campbellsville High School will celebrate its 2005 football homecoming on Friday.

    The Crossmen of Robinson Creek Baptist Church will be in concert Sunday at Yuma Baptist Church.

    Taylor County Marching Band will host its annual invitational Saturday, Sept. 24 on the Taylor County High School football field. 12 bands are set to compete.

  • Letting our souls catch up with our bodies

    Sometimes our best advice to others is forgotten by ourselves.

    Not very long ago I admonished the worshippers on Sunday morning to slow down, do less, and take a true Sabbath rest. We tend to get swallowed up by life’s demands and forget the important stuff that really matters.

  • Blevins arrested in rape, incest case


    A Taylor County man was arrested Monday evening on charges related to a reported rape and incest.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Joshua Dicken arrested Bennie N. Blevins, 61, on charges of first-degree rape and incest - forcible compulsion/incapable of consent or under 18 years of age, according to a KSP report. KSP Post 15 Spokesman Trooper Billy Gregory said they executed a warrant out of Boyle County, where the reported crimes took place.

    Blevins was lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center on a $50,000 full cash bond.

  • Smith arrested, charged in check theft


  • CU Tigers notch first 2015 football win


    Jacob Russell  broke three Campbellsville University football records (career completions, passing yards and touchdown passes) to lead the Fighting Tigers over Union College 37-23 in Barbourville.

  • Drug Take Back Day is Saturday


    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26.

    Both the Campbellsville Police Department and the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Program for several years now.

    There are two permanent locations where people can dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs: the CPD office on 100 Terri Street, and the TCSO office in the lobby of the Taylor County Courthouse, 203 N. Court St.

  • District play begins, homecoming at both schools Friday


  • Lady Cards look to surpass Marion in volleyball


  • Farmer to create energy with biomass project


    There have been several delays, but John McLean’s biomass project should start generating electricity early next month.

    For McLean, the project, which is designed to generate green, renewable energy, the point isn’t to make a profit - though he believes he’ll be successful — but to leave something for his neighbors and descendants.

  • Volunteers help clean up lakeshore


    Community members walked the shoreline and trails surrounding Green River Lake Saturday, picking up trash and the final remains of summer during the 29th annual lakeshore cleanup event.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Green River Lake and The Friends of Green River Lake had more than 270 volunteers help keep the "Green Clean."

    "It takes that many people to make a difference, to even make a dent in the trash," said Andrea O'Bryan, park ranger at Green River Lake.