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Today's News

  • KSP trooper Gibbs, Campbellsville resident, dies in crash

     

    A Kentucky State Police trooper from Campbellsville died in a two-vehicle traffic accident Friday morning on KY 210 in LaRue County near the Buffalo area.

    Sgt. David Gibbs, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene by the LaRue County Coroner's Office, a KSP report said.

    The other driver, Patrick Judd, 63, was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Ky., where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to the report.

  • Campbellsville bus involved in crash

     

    Initial reports say none of the nearly 60 students on board the Campbellsville Independent Schools bus that was involved in a two-vehicle crash on Thursday, Aug. 6, were injured.

  • INFAC adding 20 new local jobs

     

    A company that located to Taylor County seven years ago is set to expand.

    INFAC, a manufacturer of automotive cables, actuators, antennas and horns, will create 20 additional jobs and invest $1 million into the project, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) announced last week.

    Ron McMahan, executive director of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Economic Development Authority, said they're already taking applications, from local and out-of-town people alike.

  • Local soldier farming for Homegrown By Heroes program

     

    A local soldier hosted a tour of his farm Wednesday afternoon to promote the Homegrown By Heroes program.

    Kelley Paul, the wife of U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) met with Sgt. Dallas Robinson on his farm. Robinson works at the Kentucky National Guard Armory on Broadway in Campbellsville.

    During a tour of Robinson's farm, Paul, Robinson and others took questions about Homegrown By Heroes, a program Robinson has been involved with for the past few months.

  • New industry could come to county

     

    A new industry could possibly be moving to Taylor County in the not-too-distant future, Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said Monday evening.

    "This City Council and Fiscal Court met together, and they are unified in moving forward in our attempts to recruit and be able to bring in new industries to our community," Young said. "We have one company that ... we're hoping they will decide to move here to Campbellsville."

  • Most local students to receive free meals

     

    When the new school year begins, most parents in the county and city school districts will notice some savings when it comes time to pay for student lunches.

    That's because this year, while students enrolled in Campbellsville Independent Schools will continue to receive free breakfast and lunch, many students in the Taylor County School District will also receive those same benefits.

  • Clock runs out on Fighting Tigers in opener

     

    After a 10-10 tie at the half, Campbellsville led 17-10 on Jake Russell’s first touchdown pass to Tyus Alcorn and led 24-20 when Russell connected with Alcorn for a second time with 14:18 left in the final quarter. However, the Patriots took advantage of a fumble recovery, which led to the go-ahead score, and in interception, which thwarted a Fighting Tiger drive. Campbellsville still was driving for the potential go-ahead score or a game-tying field goal when the clock ran out.

  • Barren bests Taylor County 12-6

    Bobby Brockman
    sports@cknj.com

    Taylor County battled back from a two-touchdown deficit, but still came up short 12-6 vs. Barren County in the seventh annual Forcht Bank Bowl on the campus of Campbellsville University on Friday night.
    After each time had drives stopped due to holding calls in the first quarter, the Trojans took a 6-0 cushion after a 12-play, 47-yard drive.
    After a scoreless third frame, Barren County (2-0) put together a 90-yard scoring drive after the Cardinals’ third-period march ended on the Trojan 10.

  • Seventh annual Forcht Bank Bowl Friday, Saturday at CU

     

  • CU football opens at home Thursday at 7