Today's News

  • City looks at sewage issues in park

    Campbellsville City Council members are contemplating closing Miller Park and Trace Creek.

    At a special-called meeting Monday night that lasted more than two hours, a few Council members talked about testing the creek and the soil for contaminants after some sewer overflows in the area, overflows that follow short, heavy rains.

  • City schools back in session

    Backpacks, binders and bulldozers were all needed to make the first day of school a success at Campbellsville Independent.

    CIS students started the 2016-2017 school year on Monday, Aug. 8, instead of the originally scheduled Wednesday, Aug. 3. The change was made to allow construction workers more time to finish renovations at Campbellsville Elementary School.

  • County approves fire station construction

    A new $1.6 million fire station for the Taylor County Volunteer Fire Department will be built, and once construction begins, it could take 10 months to complete.

    “I’ve been wanting to do this on this court for a long time,” said District Two Magistrate John Gaines.

  • County sees high participation in meal programs

    The first week of school has gone smoothly for all Taylor County Schools, and the meal programs are being regularly used by students. Taylor County Primary Center Principal Melissa Long reported they had fed 100 percent of their students breakfast and lunch, which is an improvement from last year’s only 40 percent for breakfast. 

    “It’s getting better each day,” Long said. 

  • Graham earns PBA50 Rookie of Year honors


  • Cumberlands grinds out 23-17 triumph over Tigers


  • Sports calendar (Aug. 29, 2016)

    Bowling leagues starting at Phillips Lanes
    Winter bowling leagues at Phillips Lanes will begin at different times, beginning on Aug. 29, with meetings scheduled the week before league play begins.
    • The Jam League, five-man teams, will start on Monday, Aug. 29 at 6:45.
    • The Fellowship (four-man teams) and Subway Express (4-woman teams) Leagues start Tuesday, Sept. 6 and 7 and 6:20, respectively.

  • CHS falls to Holy Cross 21-13


  • Doss first at Tates Creek G.C.

    Calen McKinney, Campbellsville Schools

    Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team finished in ninth place at the 20-team Commodore Classic at Tates Creek Golf Course in Lexington on Saturday.
    Eagle junior Alex Doss won a playoff on the second hole to finish the tournament in first place with a 73.
    Overall, the CHS team, coached by Jim Ward, finished with a 336.
    Other scores for the Eagles were: Layton Hord (82), Myles Murrell (89) and Noah Wagers (92).
    Connor Wilson did not play for CHS because of a muscular shoulder strain.

  • Dicken qualifies for All ‘A’ State

    Calen McKinney, Campbellsville Schools

    Campbellsville High School girls’ golfer Abbie Dicken has advanced to the All “A” State Tournament.
    Dicken, a sophomore, competed in the All “A” Fifth Region tournament at Green County Country Club on Monday, and was one of the top two individual finishers not from the qualifying squad — Green County (152).
    Dicken is the only girls’ golf player at CHS this year, so she competes as an individual under coach David Payne.
    Dicken finished her nine holes with a 48.