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Today's News

  • City to apply for loan for water improvements

    The city will apply for a loan from the state for a series of improvements to the water treatment plant and the water system, which could cost upwards of $2.7 million.

    At a Tuesday night meeting, Campbellsville City Council members unanimously approved a series of resolutions that will allow the city to seek a loan from the Federally Assisted Drinking Water Revolving Fund through the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority.

  • Campbellsville man arrested on assault, burglary charges

    A Campbellsville man was arrested Tuesday after a reported assault that took place on Monday, according to a report from the Campbellsville Police Department.

    The CPD arrested Timothy Davis, 29, at approximately 1:11 p.m. on Davis Street on charges of first-degree assault and second-degree burglary. He is accused of breaking into a residence occupied by Cynthia White and assaulting her.

  • Camp Hobson Civil War ceremony is Sept. 17

    The Camp Hobson Civil War Wayside Marker Ceremony will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at 12:30 p.m. EDT at the Green River Tollgate House, 327 Tebbs Bend Road, in Taylor County. 

    KET personality Dave Shuffett will be the guest speaker. He will be dressed in his 13th KY uniform. His ancestor was mustered in at Camp Hobson. 

  • Grand jury indicts 14

    A Campbellsville man accused of sexually abusing a minor in 2008 and 2009 was one of 14 people a Taylor County Grand Jury indicted on Tuesday.

    Kevin Herbig, 43, of Old Lebanon Road, was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a victim less than 12 years old, a Class D felony; and second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Movie screening assists those with special needs

    Soft lighting and lowered sounds provided a better atmosphere for families with autistic or sensory-sensitive children in Campbellsville last weekend. 

    Growing Minds Learning Center recently worked with Green River Cinema 6 to put on a special showing of ‘Pete’s Dragon’ for children with sensory issues, but they didn’t realize how huge of a success the event would be. 

  • Safety on the farm

    Many farmers and others came out to a Saloma farm Friday morning to learn about grain bin safety, and to learn more about soybean, corn and grain production.

    “Hopefully, what folks will learn today … will keep them safe,” said Taylor County Extension Agent Pat Hardesty.

  • Campbellsville Baptist to turn 225 years old

    Campbellsville Baptist Church, the oldest church in Taylor County, celebrates its 225th anniversary next month.

    As lead pastor Mike O’Neal sees it, the church has survived for as long as it has because it’s kept to the Great Commission and has stayed true to the Bible and to the belief that Jesus is the savior. 

  • Central Kentucky Art Series plans local events

    The Central Kentucky Arts Series is gearing up to bring the arts back home for the 2016-2017 year. 

    And the group believes, with what they have planned for this season, they will do that.

    “We have pulled all of our events from the state of Kentucky,” CKAS member Lisa Gupton said.

  • Celebrating 75 years

    The Taylor County Extension Homemakers celebrated their 75th anniversary at their annual meeting Monday evening at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    County Homemaker President Cyndy Humble said that while they have this kind of meeting every year, this was a special meeting; they’re celebrating the 75th anniversary of the creation of a Homemakers group in Taylor County.

  • Heartland Parkway project in Adair County almost done

    Crews are nearing completion of the Heartland Parkway (KY 55) project in Adair County.

    The $6.99 million project includes 2+1 passing lanes from the Columbia Bypass (mile point 15) to the Adair/Taylor County line (mile point 22), according to a press release from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Eight Spokesperson Amber Hale.

    A 2+1 road design has a continuous three-lane cross section with alternating passing lanes.