Today's News

  • Cochran arrested at Lucky Vista Motel

    UPDATE: The Taylor County Sheriff's Office reports that Shawn Cochran was arrested at the Lucky Vista Hotel By Campbellsville Police and Taylor County Sheriff's Deputies at 12:45 p.m. today. 

    Kentucky State Police troopers and local law enforcement have ended a search for an individual that escaped from law enforcement custody Monday evening.

  • Sheriff's Office makes three arrests Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning


    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office has made three arrests in connection with three different crimes. The arrests took place Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, according to TCSO reports. 

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office made an arrest in connection with a burglary that occurred Saturday morning at Big Al's Gun Shop. According to the report, the arrest occurred at 7:52 p.m. Erik J. Sanders, 18, of Union Church Road in Columbia, was arrested and faces first-degree burglary charges. 

  • Two Campbellsville residents face charges in drug investigation

    Two Campbellsville residents have been arrested and face multiple charges following a nine-month investigation into fraudulent obtaining and distribution of prescription drugs. 

    Kori Posey, 32, and Donald R. Thompson, 36, both of Wickliffe Avenue in Campbellsville, were listed in a Kentucky State Police report as being involved in the investigation. Posey was arrested and lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center at 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Thompson has been lodged at TCDC since Aug. 21, according to the detention center’s website. 

  • Bicentennial celebrated with time capsule


    Last Thursday was the culmination of several weeks of anticipation for city officials, Bicentennial Committee members, and several other community members, as there was an official dedication ceremony for the Andrew Campbell Grist Mill and the burial of a time capsule.

  • Local attorney indicted again on alleged theft charges

    Local attorney Danny Perkins Butler, 71, has been indicted on four charges of theft stemming from incidents in Aug. 2014 and June 2016, according to an indictment released from Taylor Circuit Court Thursday. 

    The charges against Butler include one charge of theft by unlawful taking, over $10,000 but less than $1 million (a Class C felony); theft by failure to make required disposition of property over $10,000 (a Class C felony), and two counts of theft by deception over $10,000 (both Class C felonies). 

  • High school football

    Friday, Nov. 17 results

    (regional championship games)
    Class A
    Campbellsville 44, Crittenden County 8
    Beechwood 35, Ky. Country Day 14
    Raceland 31, Paintsville 14
    Pikeville 14, Hazard 9
    Class 2A
    Mayfield 40, Owensboro Catholic 7
    Christian Academy 24, DeSales 3
    Glasgow 40, Monroe County 14
    Danville 49, Lexington Christian 7
    Class 3A
    Elizabethtown 52, Caldwell County 6
    Boyle County 57, Lex. Catholic 15

  • Cubit's five-TD game propels Eagles past Rockets


    Campbellsville High School's Eagles out-polnted the most potent offense in Class A football, Crittenden County, and rolled 44-8 on the road in Marion, Ky. to produce the school's third regional championship on the gridiron on Friday night.

    Devonte Cubit rushed for 186 yards and five touchdowns while Charlie Pettigrew ran for triple digits wih 105 yards and two conversion runs.

    The victory propels coach Dale Estes' team into a semifnal match-up with perennial power Beechwood this Friday at 7:30 on Dave Fryrear Field.

  • Now that's good business!


    You’ve heard the old saying, “the customer is always right,” but is that still the case when the customer presents an ad with a sale price that is 40 years old?

    Apparently, yes it is.

    That’s exactly what happened at Druther’s in Campbellsville recently, as a customer walked in with an ad from this newspaper that was originally published back in 1977.

  • Early Days November 16, 2017

    10 Years Ago — 2007


    • Amory Cox, a junior biology major from Campbellsville, was crowned University of Kentucky fall homecoming queen on Saturday, Oct. 27. She is the daughter of Ben and Regina Cox of Campbellsville.

    • Taylor County Middle School’s seventh-grade girls’ basketball team finished with a 14-5 record and the runner-up spot in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference Tournament. The team is coached by DeAusha Atkinson and Mike Pollock.

  • Long-time play-by-play announcer moving on