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Today's News

  • City spends $160,000 on local property

     

    According to a Tuesday release from Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young, the Campbellsville City Council has purchased two pieces of property to continue to enhance the downtown area.

    “In keeping with the Campbellsville City Council’s Comprehensive Plan to continue to be the “hub” of the region and to continue to enhance the downtown area, the Campbellsville City Council has been in negotiations for the past several months with property owners from the downtown area,” the release stated.

  • Early Days August 31, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 30, 2007

    Megan Romines, a senior at Taylor County High School, was named 2008 Taylor County Junior Miss on Saturday in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

    Rosie Thompson, 70, of Campbellsville, died at 3:20 p.m. on Monday, August 27, 2007 in Lebanon, Ky.

    Kaleigh Brooke Hunt, recently celebrated her sixth birthday with a swimming party with her family and friends.

  • Cook Out restaurant coming to town

     

    Campbellsville appears to be in line to bring in a new restaurant.

    Cook Out, a fast-food chain with five locations in Kentucky, states on its website that it will be locating one of its restaurants in Campbellsville, at 615 East Broadway.

    According to Taylor County Property Valuation Administrator Chad Shively, Cook Out has owned the building at 615 East Broadway since Feb. 20, 2014. The building was formerly occupied by Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant, which is now located at 402 South Central Avenue.

  • Campbellsville, Taylor football game moved to tonight

     

    Due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey coming to Central Kentucky, the Battle of the Birds’ Big Dawg Bowl, the Campbellsville at Taylor County football game, has been moved to Thursday night at 7 p.m. on Clay Marcum Field at Thomas Porter Stadium.

    Our B section was completed on Monday and will erroneously say that the game, as originally scheduled, was to be Friday at 7:30 p.m.

  • 44th clash of Campbellsville vs. Taylor County in football

     

  • Rebels roll past CHS Eagles 50-18

    Casey County rolled up its second straight 50-point, home-field effort of the young season and Friday night it was at the expense of Campbellsville.
    The Rebels posted four first-half touchdowns and led the Eagles 28-6 at the intermission en route to the 50-18 triumph in Liberty.

  • Cards chalk up win No. 2

     

  • Keeping the 'mean man' away

     

    With my arm draped around my almost 5-year-old grandson, I draw him close as he munches on his cheese burger. We’re nestled in a booth at his favorite fast food restaurant.

    Then, his question: “PopPop, you won’t let any mean man get me, will you?”

    I know why he asks.

  • Early Days August 24, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 23, 2007

    William Rayburn “Billy” and Jane Carol Kessler Vaughn will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, September 2.

    John and Farrah McLean of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Cole Lakin, at 9:23 a.m. on Friday, July 27 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Taylor County High School Class of 1967 hosted their 40-year reunion on July 7 at Taylor County Elementary School.

  • Fire destroys barn on Bengal Road

     

    A fire on Bengal Road Monday destroyed a barn. The blaze began around 2 p.m. Monday shortly after a storm passed through the area. No official cause has been determined, but officials have said they believe a lightning strike could have been what started the fire. No injuries were reported.