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Today's News

  • Two people injured in Broadway crash

     

    Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash that shut down a portion of Broadway at about 6:30 p.m. tonight. After being extracted from their vehicle by Campbellsville Fire & Rescue, two patients were transported by Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS to Taylor Regional Hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

  • Annual CHS-TCHS cross-town gridiron battle

     

  • Suit seeks to place blame for 2011 crash

    Though one person has been dismissed from the lawsuit, a battle to determine who of the remaining defendants is responsible continues.

    In July 2012, a Louisville insurance company filed suit against the city, claiming that it failed to maintain vegetation around a stop sign, and that caused a crash on South Central Avenue.

    Since then, many claims have been filed stating that as many as four parties are responsible for causing the crash.

  • City reaches contract with electrical inspector

    After several questions were raised about the necessity of an electrical inspector contract for the city last month, the Campbellsville City Council approved a contract with county electrical inspector Coy Neat at its regular meeting on Tuesday.

    The contract would give Neat the authority to inspect and issue permits before construction, alteration or repairs of any electrical wiring.

  • Grant will help TRH with drug education

    Taylor Regional Hospital is stepping up its efforts to educate the community about the harmful effects of illegal drugs. And it recently received some grant money to help with that.

    TRH is one of about 40 hospitals across the United States to receive grant money from Cardinal Health Foundation to improve healthcare in the community. Only one other hospital in Kentucky received the grant this year.

    TRH CEO Jane Wheatley says the money will be used to educate her staff members and expectant mothers about the dangers of using drugs while pregnant.

  • Green County man arrested following pursuit

     

    A police pursuit 14 miles west of Campbellsville on KY 210 ended with the arrest of a Green County man on Friday night.

    Kentucky State Police Lt. Jamie Heller observed Carlton Lee Underwood, 51, of Green County, traveling at a high rate of speed on a motorcycle and established the speed at 96 miles per hour.

  • City adopts new storm water ordinance

     After voicing concerns about the federal government overstepping its boundaries, Campbellsville City Council members reluctantly adopted amendments to the city’s storm water regulations ordinance at its regular meeting on Sept. 2.

    Mandated by the Clean Water Act of the Kentucky Division of Water, the city faced notices of violations and fines if the storm water ordinance wasn’t amended to meet the act’s requirements.

  • Familiar faces at Friday night football

     

    Each season the high school football game involving Campbellsville and Taylor County brings out the largest crowd of the school year.

    Friday night, Sept. 5 was no exception as the supporters for the Purple and Gold and Red and Gray turned out in full force.

    The Eagles broke a three-year losing skid and downed the Cardinals 42-7.

    After an off week on Sept. 12, CHS plays at Green County and TCHS entertains LaRue County on Sept. 19.

  • TCMS, CMS split girls' hoop twinbill

     

  • Youth soccer kicks off season

    By Rachel DeCoursey, CU Student Writer

    The Campbellsville Youth Soccer Association (CYSA) made more history with its biggest kick-off ceremony and first games of the fall season on Sept. 6 with many familiar faces in attendance.
    Among the hundreds gathered at the Paul E. Osborne Recreation Area were Mayor Tony Young and County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers. Young and Rogers took pictures with the young athletes and each kicked out a first ball to begin the day’s festivities.