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Today's News

  • Local man indicted on drug trafficking charges

     

  • Teen drowns in Green River Lake

     

    A community is mourning the loss of a Nelson County teenager who drowned while swimming with friends at Green River Lake State Park Sunday afternoon.

    Tariq Armour, 18, of Cox’s Creek in Nelson County, was a sports standout at Bardstown High School who had graduated in June and was enjoying a summer day out with friends when the day turned tragic.

    “It hurts,” said Lance Allen, who was with him nearly every day and during his last moments alive. “He was like a brother to me.”

  • Vacant school board seat to be filled soon

     

    An announcement regarding the Kentucky Commissioner of Education Dr. Stephen Pruitt’s choice to fill the open seat on the Taylor County Board of Education could come as early as next week, according to Taylor County Schools Superintendent Roger Cook.

    Interviews were held on Tuesday before the board’s meeting later that evening for that open position, which has been vacant since the unexpected passing of former board member Tony Davis in early May.

  • Funding the Fourth of July

     

    The Fourth of July celebration is a spectacle, and one of the high points of the year in Campbellsville.

    The celebration requires many people to come together and make everything happen.

    The Fourth of July Committee, the Bicentennial Committee, city and county officials and employees, and many volunteers worked to make this year’s celebration a success.

  • Scoreboard (Aug. 21-28)

    UPCOMING GAMES
    Monday, Aug. 21
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ SOCCER —
    Campbellsville at Hart County.
    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL — Campbellsville at Metcalfe County and Green County at Taylor County.

  • Foley era at TC begins with 28-0 Cards’ win vs. Metcalfe

     

  • Back to All 'A' State for Lady Eagle Dicken

     

    Abbie Dicken qualified for her second Girls’ All A “A” State Tournament with an 88 (44-44) at the Fifth Region Tournament in Greensburg on Aug. 15. Ashley Goodin is the girls’ golf coach.

  • CHS Eagles 3-peat as Fifth Region All ‘A’ golf champs

     

    For the third year in a row, the Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team has won the All “A” Fifth Region Tournament championship and will advance to the All “A” State Tournament. Eagle senior Alex Doss was the top medalist, finishing 18 holes in 71 strokes.

  • Stop the spread of hate and racism

    I have spent a significant amount of time reading and trying to gather as much information about the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend. Masses of protesters and counter-protesters clashed and one person was killed and 19 or 20 others injured when a 20-year-old man from Ohio (but recently moved from the Florence, Kentucky area) drove his car into the crowd, plowing over anyone and everyone in his path.

  • Early Days August 17, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 16, 2007

    This year, attendance is up at both local school districts. At Campbellsville Independent, 1,115 students were enrolled as of Tuesday, an increase of 21 students from this time last year. Taylor County Schools boasts 2,642 students, 81 more than last year.

    Army Pvt. Joseph M. Buckman Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox.

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1949 recently gathered for its reunion with 22 members and guests present.