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Today's News

  • Braves add tourney title to season Pee Wee crown

     

    It’s been a good month of June for the Pee Wee League Braves. They defeated the Royals two games to none for the regular-season crown and then last Friday double-dipped the Dodgers for the tournament title.

  • Scantland named CHS head boys’ golf coach

     

  • Huge MLB happenings in June

     

  • Ticks expected to be more prevalent this summer

    Mild winter temperatures are expected to cause an increase in the amount of ticks this summer.

    The milder temperatures this past winter combined with milder temperatures the winter before has led to an increase in the number of ticks that are normally active in the fall and winter months.

    Kara Back, a horticulture extension agent with the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office, said there are two types of ticks that affect Taylor County.

  • City, county provide match for vocational school grant

    A vocational school on the site of the former Taylor County Elementary School building could become a reality.

    At a joint meeting Thursday evening between the Campbellsville City Council and the Taylor County Fiscal Court, magistrates unanimously voted to contribute as much as $125,000 toward a required $250,000 match for a $2,375,000 WRSI (Work Ready Skills Initiative) grant.

  • Saving lives

    It’s simple and easy to use. It also might just save someone’s life.

    Naloxone, an antidote that reverses the often fatal effects of an opioid overdose, has been used several times across the country and even here locally in Campbellsville to essentially save the lives of overdose victims.

    On Monday afternoon, the Taylor County Health Department hosted officials from the Kentucky Department of Public Health and Kentucky Pharmacists Association to offer free naloxone training to the public.

  • KIA loan to fund water plant fixes

    The city will undertake a number of improvements to its Water Treatment plant with the help of a state loan with a low interest rate.

    By a vote of 9-1, Campbellsville City Council members, at a special-called meeting on Thursday evening, voted on a $6,923,000 project, which includes improvements that would fix the plant’s sludge problem, replacements of aging WTP equipment and the replace of aging water lines.

  • Campbellsville Youth Baseball

     

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball
    Major League

    June 7
    Braves 9, Rockies 7
    Mets 12, Dodgers 11

    June 8
    Rockies 11, Dodgers 1
    Mets 27, Braves 0
    (The Mets’ Dylan Canada, on his 13th birthday, hit for the cycle (single, double, triple, home run), capping it off with his first Little League homer — a grand slam).

  • Veterans Memorial Park men, coed church softball

    VETERANS PARK SOFTBALL
    Coed Church League
    Double-elimination tournament
    Monday, Aug. 14 schedule

    6:30 (1) — Elk Horn Baptist vs. New Journey.
    7:30 (1) — Championship: Greensburg Baptist vs. 6:30 (1) winner.
     8:30 (1) — If-necessary game.

    Men’s Church League
    Double-elimination tournament
    Tuesday, Aug. 15 schedule

    6:00 (1) — First Cumberland Presbyterian vs. Greensburg Baptist.

  • CFR Special Ops members earn Public Safety Dive Certification

    Four members of the Campbellsville Fire-Rescue Squad Special Operations recently underwent extensive training to earn their public safety diving certification.

    Zach Lawson, Blake Schroerlucke, Matthew Taylor, and Eric Townsend all received their certification to become public safety divers with CFR Special Ops.