Today's News

  • Locals receive first-place art awards


    The General Federation of Woman's Club's Kentucky convention was hosted at the Brown Hotel in April, and the Campbellsville's Woman's Club had two first place winners in the arts and crafts contests.

    Chelse Edwards, a senior at Campbellsville High School, won first place in weaving in the student category, and Christine Greenman won first place with her feature black and white photograph in the adult category.

    Adult first place photographs advance to the state competition.

  • Locals named to Georgetown dean's list

    Three Campbellsville students were recently named to the Georgetown College dean’s list.

    Students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA are named to the list.

    Mary Jefferson, Rachel Lyons and Meredith Scalos of Campbellsville were named to the list.

    The mission of Georgetown College is to prepare students to engage in their life's pursuits with thoughtfulness and skill by providing an exceptional educational experience in a vibrant Christian community.

  • Resident graduates from Centre College

    Miranda Willis of Campbellsville received a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology/sociology at Centre College's 191st commencement ceremony, on Sunday, May 25.

    Willis is the daughter of Larry and Melissa Willis of Campbellsville and is a graduate of Campbellsville High School. She was one of 325 seniors who were granted degrees.

    Kentucky Gov. Steven L. Beshear was this year's featured Commencement speaker.

  • Taylor County students named Rogers Explorers

    Taylor County students Samuel Kessler, Jackson Hunt, Warren "Bryce" Richardson, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Molly Sullivan have been selected by The Center for Rural Development to build their math, science, and technology skills this summer at the 2014 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.

    One hundred and fifty middle school graduates from Southern and Eastern Kentucky will converge on the campuses of five Kentucky colleges and universities for this year's Rogers Explorers program. It is the largest class ever in the history of the 8-year-old program.

  • Magistrates discuss changing road requirements

    County residents could soon no longer be required to have their roads blacktopped in order for the county to maintain them.
    Now, residents wanting the county to maintain their roads must submit a request and then abide by several requirements, one being that the road is blacktopped.
    However, on Monday, at a meeting of Taylor County Fiscal Court’s Transportation Committee, magistrates discussed how that requirement essentially eliminates some roads from ever being accepted into the county road maintenance system, because the cost to blacktop roads is high.

  • City denies any wrongdoing in crash liability lawsuit

    After being sued two years ago for allegedly causing a crash, the city of Campbellsville has now filed its own lawsuit, saying someone else is responsible. In July 2012, a Louisville insurance company filed suit against the city, claiming that it failed to maintain vegetation around a stop sign, and that caused a crash on South Central Avenue.

  • Car catches fire on Tebbs Bend Road
  • One injured in KY 70 crash

    A Finley woman was injured Monday night after she crashed her vehicle into a guardrail.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Emma J. Dalton, 36, of 8304 Calvary Road, was driving west on KY 70 at about 8:15 p.m. in a 1993 Lexus when she dropped off the right side of the road, overcorrected and then struck the guardrail on the left hand side of the road.
    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel treated Dalton at the scene and transported her to Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • One injured in Saloma Road crash

    A teenager was injured Monday in a two-vehicle crash on Saloma Road.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Clayton Rule, 20, of 3034 Raikes Hill Road in Elk Horn, had stopped to allow a vehicle to turn left onto Twin Creek Road.
    Cynthia Frank, 19, of 550 Old Pitman Road in Campbellsville, didn’t notice that Rule had stopped his 2003 Ford Crown Victoria and she struck the rear of it with her 2010 Ford Focus. The crash happened at about 5:40 p.m.

  • Senator nominated for leadership program