Today's News

  • Myles remembered as animal lover, caring person

    Mary Myles was born on Oct. 18, 1929 in Owensboro, Ky., In the late 1950s, she and her family moved to Campbellsville, when her husband, the late William “Bill” Myles, got a job at Campbellsville University.

    Myles passed away recently at the age of 85.

    While not a native of Campbellsville, her advocacy efforts in the community did not go unnoticed.

    ‘We saw a need in this county.’
    Pat Abell had always been concerned with the condition and treatment of animals in Taylor County.

  • Cyber snow days deemed a success for Taylor schools

    The Taylor County School District’s cyber snow days have been a success, to say the least.

    During the 2013-2014 school year, Taylor County students missed 15 days of school due to inclement weather. Hoping to avoid a repeat of that this winter, the district applied for — and was accepted — a new program that allows districts to use online or alternative means of instruction when school is cancelled because of weather or another emergency.

  • Four-year-old shot in gun-cleaning accident

    A four-year-old girl is at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville after an accidental gunshot wound to her leg, according to the Campbellsville Police Department.

    A CPD press release stated that officers responded to a home in the 400 block of Lowell Avenue at about 10:50 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, where they found a 4-year-old with a gunshot wound in her lower right leg.

    The CPD investigation suggested that the victim's father was repairing his firearm, not knowing it was loaded, when it accidentally discharged, hitting her in the leg, police said.

  • Thompson is city's first female police chief


    Campbellsville Deputy Police Chief Patricia Thompson will be the new Campbellsville Police Chief - as well as the city's first woman in the position - starting Monday, March 30.

    "We always love to - and enjoy to - promote from within," said Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young.

    By a vote of 7 - 4, Campbellsville City Council members chose Thompson as the new Campbellsville Police Chief at a special-called meeting on Monday evening at the Civic Center.

  • Accused bank robber indicted on numerous other charges


    A Lexington man has been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged Campbellsville bank robbery.

     Thomas E. Riley, 52, of Rookwood Park in Lexington, was charged with first-degree burglary, a class B felony; driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, a class B misdemeanor; possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, first-degree persistent felony offender and license to be in possession, a class B misdemeanor.

  • Cardinals finish fourth at Panama City Bash

    Taylor County High School fell to Allen County-Scottsville 9-7 in the third-place game of the Panama City Beach Bash in baseball action last week in Florida.
    The Cardinals (10-4) began the week with a 21-0, five-inning thrashing of Bullitt Central on April 6.
    Jordan Nicholas (four innings) and Griffin Hall (one) combined for the shutout with Daniel Carney getting three hits (two doubles and a single) and Tyler Frogge, Hunter McQueary and Jack Miller getting two hits apiece.

  • Lady Eagles split tilts at Southern


  • Eagles’ bats pick up, but still 2-4 on Florida swing


  • Duh, declaring now only helps the school you’re leaving


  • April 14-23 games

    Tuesday, April 14
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Adair County at Taylor County (6:00), Marion County at Campbellsville (5:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Adair County at Campbellsville (6:00), Marion County at Taylor County (6:00).
    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Union (Ky.) (3:00).
    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Cumberland (Tenn.) at Campbellsville (DH-2:00).
    Wednesday, April 15
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Taylor County at Bardstown (5:30).