Today's News

  • CU to serve as Operation Christmas Child relay station

    Campbellsville University will once again serve as the community’s relay station for the Operation Christmas Child effort.

    OCC is a nationwide effort, coordinated through Samaritan’s Purse, to give packed shoeboxes of gifts, toiletries and school supplies to impoverished children in several countries around the globe and to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to chil dren in need around the world. The CU collection station opens Monday, Nov. 14, and will stay open through next Monday, Nov. 21.

  • City looking for sewer overflow fixes

    During its Monday meeting, Campbellsville City Council members will look at measures aimed at reducing the problem of sewer overflows during heavy rains.

    Among them is an amendment to the city’s sewer use ordinance that requires inspections of homes to check for illegal connections to the sewer system.

    As Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young put it, the ordinance amendments would help the city control inflow and infiltration of water into the city’s sewer system – commonly referred to simply as I&I.

  • A special mission

    The Air Evac Life Team had a special mission last week at Taylor County Primary Center.

    While kindergarten classes were learning their alphabet with the focus letter for this week being H, it was only appropriate for a real life lesson on helicopters.

    The Air Evac Team helicopter landed in the soccer field behind the school Tuesday. The students anxiously watched as the large air craft landed at their school.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department accompanied, too, with their fire truck.

  • Taylor County Grand jury indicts 18

    A Campbellsville man accused of a September murder was one of 18 people that a Taylor County Grand Jury indicted last week.

    Jorge Serrano Gavarrete, 20, of Ray Street, was charged with murder, a Class A felony; and first-degree burglary, a Class B felony.

  • Extension Office welcomes new agent

    The Taylor County Cooperative Extension Service has added a new agent to their team.

    Kara Buck is the new County Extension Agent for Horticulture Education.

    Horticulture is the branch of agriculture that deals with the art, science, technology and business of growing plants. It includes the cultivation of medicinal plants, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, sprouts, mushrooms, algae, flowers and seaweeds, as well as non-food crops such as grass and ornamental trees and plants.

  • Team Kentucky advances to FBU Nationals


    A trio of local eighth graders — Wes Oliver, Carson Watson and Arren Hash — played on the victorious Team Kentucky squad in the FBU Super Regional in Atlanta over the weekend.

    They won the Super Regional with wins over South Atlanta 29-0, Tampa 11-8 and Dade County 32-0. Team Kentucky advances to the FBU National Championship in Naples, Fla. Dec 17-20.

    Hash, who plays quarterback, is from Campbellsville Middle School while Oliver, a safety, and Watson, a wide receiver, are from Taylor County Middle School.

  • Cardinals pound Eagles 70-34


  • Lady Eagles remain undefeated


  • Lady Eagles cruise on road at Cumberland Co.

    For the second time this week, Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles stopped a 15-year drought by beginning a season with two straight wins as coach Anthony Epps’ squad rolled past Cumberland County 73-39 in Burkesville.
    The Lady Eagles, who won their opener for the first time since 2001 on Tuesday at Caverna, broke away from a 17-13 first-quarter lead to hold a 35-19 advantage at the half.
    A 23-10 third period enabled CHS to cruise to a 15-10 fourth frame.

  • Lady Cards out of gate at 2-0