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  • Cards, Eagles triumph in home encounters


  • Region loaded with Mr. and Miss Basketball possibilities


  • Eagle duo officially inks with CU Fighting Tigers


  • Republican caucus set for March 5 at community center

    The Veterans Memorial Park Community Center will be one of the locations for the Republican Presidential Caucus on Saturday, March 5.

    “I expect it to go pretty smoothly,” said local caucus chair Dennis Draper. They’re expecting as much as a 30-percent turnout.

    The caucus, conducted by the Republican Party of Taylor County, will be held at the Community Center building near Veterans Memorial Park, on Hodgensville Road/KY 3183, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Ellis signs with music publishing company

    Taylor County native Hannah Ellis’ hard work and passion is finally being recognized in Nashville. The songwriter signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Word Music Publishing/Wordcountry on Oct. 30, 2015.

    “They will actually pay me to write songs,” Ellis said with excitement in her voice.

    She graduated from the University of Kentucky in December 2012 and moved to Nashville soon after. She is spotlighted in a commercial for the university that is airing now. She also appeared in Season 8 of The Voice.

  • City chooses bicentennial logo

    The city has received three logos for its upcoming bicentennial celebration, and one of them has been selected as the winner of a contest to become the official logo of the city’s 200th birthday celebration.

    The Bicentennial Committee sought proposals for the design of an official Campbellsville Bicentennial logo to be used on all print and marketing materials.
    The contest was open to everyone. The deadline was Saturday, Jan. 30.

    The winning logo, designed by Jeffrey Mardis, will be the property of the city and the Bicentennial Committee.

  • Fire damages apartment

    Firefighters with the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department responded to a report of an apartment fire at 452 Greenbriar Drive, Apt. A, around 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

  • Adair upends Eagles with 11-1 OT

    For a second time this season, Campbellsville High School’s boys lost in overtime to district-rival Adair County.
    The Eagles, who fell 59-57 in Columbia on Dec. 15, dropped a 73-63 overtime decision to the Indians in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium on Friday night.
    The Indians (19-6) managed only three points in the opening quarter, but the Eagles (8-14) paid back the favor with a one-point overtime period.
    Chance Melton and Cameron Lasley tallied all 24 points for Adair County in the first half and the junior duo finished with 29 and 22 points, respectively.

  • Cards wrap up No. 1 district seed

    Taylor County High’s boys’ squad assured itself of the number-one boys’ seed in the 20th District Tournament on its home court with a 75-67 hard-fought win at Marion County on Friday night.
    The Cardinals were paced by the 31 points, six assists and six rebounds from senior all-stater Quentin Goodin to offset a nine, three-point night from the Knights.
    The Cardinals (13-7) used a 22-14 third quarter to ease away from a 33-32 intermission score.

  • 1966 seems just like yesterday for some of us