Today's News

  • City adopts storm water ordinance

    After voicing concerns about the federal government overstepping its boundaries, Campbellsville City Council members reluctantly adopted amendments to the city's storm water regulations ordinance at its regular meeting on Sept. 2.

    Mandated by the Clean Water Act of the Kentucky Division of Water, the city faced notices of violations and fines if the storm water ordinance wasn't amended to meet the act's requirements.

  • Gabehart named Homemaker of the Year


    They asked her lots of questions, from her favorite color to where she first met her husband.

    Christine Gabehart believed her great-grandchildren were writing a report about her for a school project. But they were really digging for information.

    Gabehart received the Homemaker of the Year award at the recent Taylor County Extension Homemakers annual meeting.

    A member of the homemakers group since 1965, Gabehart has spent her life helping others through volunteer work.

  • City Council approves 2014 tax rates

     Campbellsville City Council members gave final approval of the tax rates on real and personal property at a special meeting on Monday.

    The tax rate for real and personal property was set at .193 cents per $100 of assessed value. This rate is the same as last year.

    “I think it’s great we can continue to keep the rates as low as possible,” Council member Stan McKinney said. “I know legally we could have taken more, but since we don’t need to, I’m glad we’re not going to.”

  • Local office evacuated due to fire concerns


    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the smell of a fire on Monday morning at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services office on East Broadway. According to Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Chief Kyle Smith, a motor in the rooftop HVAC system caused the odor, though no fire was found. He said maintenance personnel were on the scene Monday afternoon to make repairs. Workers inside the building were evacuated as firefighters checked the building.

  • Vehicle crashes near judicial center


    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue and law enforcement personnel responded to the report of a one-vehicle injury collision on Tuesday afternoon at about 2:15 p.m. near the Taylor County Judicial Center. Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel also responded to treat those injured. No official report about the crash had been released at press time.

  • Combined emergency services paying off


    Three years into the interlocal agreement between the city and county to share the deficit from emergency services operations, officials from both entities are praising its benefits to the community.

    The committee charged to study operation, revenue and expenses at Campbellsville and Taylor County's EMS, Fire & Rescue and E-911 operations met Tuesday to discuss the report of the emergency services operations' income and expenses for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

  • One injured in three-vehicle crash


  • One person injured in incident involving vehicle


    One person was injured in an incident involving a vehicle on West Main Street in front of Campbellsville High School Friday morning at about 7:55 a.m. Although it was initially reported that a vehicle struck a pedestrian, the Campbellsville Police Department is still investigating. One patient was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital with unknown injuries. No release had been issued before press time.

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