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Today's News

  • Green River Ministries receives donation from AT&T

    AT&T of Kentucky recently partnered with Green River Ministries and presented a check for $1,500 to the shelter last week.

    Green River Ministries operates a homeless shelter on Clem Haskins Boulevard which is ran solely on donations and fundraising. The donation will go a long way toward providing services to those in need in the community, Green River Ministries Executive Director Miranda Willis said.

  • Campbellsville native recounts experience escaping Hurricane Irma

    A normal 12-hour drive from Tampa, Florida, to Campbellsville became a 48-hour journey for former Campbellsville resident Mark Hughes as he was attempting to get out of the path of Hurricane Irma.

    Hughes moved to Tampa over the summer after accepting a job at Wesley Chapel High School as an exceptional student educator. Wesley Chapel falls in the Tampa Bay Metro Area.

    Hughes said he had heard the forecasts about Hurricane Irma, but many of those tracking the path of the storm believed that it would stay on the east coast of Florida in the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Man faces life-threatening injuries from Friday assault

    A Campbellsville man was assaulted and sustained possible life-threatening injuries during an incident on Ray Court Friday night, according to a Campbellsville Police report.

    Campbellsville Police responded to Ray Court Friday night at 11:20 p.m. to a call in which it was reported that individuals were beating a victim with baseball bats.

  • Distinguished Young Woman program is Saturday

    Thirteen young ladies will take the stage Saturday night in search of the title of Taylor County’s 2018 Distinguished Young Woman.

    The contest, which was formerly known as Junior Miss, will offer approximately $10,000 in cash scholarships for the participants, and all of the money comes from donations from community members and businesses, according to chairperson Jennifer Fitzpatrick.

    “We are truly blessed to have this much support,” Fitzpatrick said.

  • CU has $106 million local impact

    Campbellsville University has a total economic impact from its operations of more than $106 million in Taylor County, according to a new study recently completed by Younger Associates of Jackson, Tenn.

    The $106 million is a measure of the total dollar value that flows through the Campbellsville-Taylor County economy because of the operations of Campbellsville University. The exact amount is $106,482,540.

  • Taylor County Schools take tax increase

    At a meeting Tuesday night in the new Taylor County High School Auditorium, the Taylor County Board of Education voted 4-1 to increase the school tax from 56.2 cents to 58.2 cents.

    The increase, which is the state recommended four-percent revenue increase—not a four percent tax increase—passed with the lone dissenting vote coming from board member Jan Burkhead.

  • LaRue halts Cards’ perfect start

    Taylor County scored the first touchdown and the game’s final two scores, but were still pinned with its first loss this season — 21-19 at LaRue County.
    Dejhon Irvin’s 65-yard punt return put the Cardinals up 6-0. But, the Hawks (4-0) tallied single touchdowns in the first, second and third quarters to lead 21-6.
    Taylor County (3-1) sliced the lead to 21-13 on an Irvin 18-yard run and Will Miller point after kick with seven seconds left in the third period.

  • Campbellsville early lead holds up in home-field triumph

     

  • Wreck on KY 76 results in man being airlifted, driver arrested

    A single-vehicle accident Thursday evening resulted in a Campbellsville man being airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center and a Campbellsville woman being arrested.

    Robert Spurling, a passenger in a 2005 Toyota being driven by 40-year-old Tracy Cox, was airlifted from the scene of the accident on KY 76 on Thursday after being ejected from the vehicle.

  • Dense fog causes Friday morning accident

    A two-vehicle accident Friday morning that sent three people to Taylor Regional Hospital could be due to dense fog in the area, according to a Kentucky State Police Report.

    The accident occurred just before 8:30 a.m. on Friday at the intersection of New Columbia Road (Highway 55) and South Columbia Avenue.

    Preliminary investigations indicate that 41-year-old James Stotts of Columbia was operating a 2001 Dodge truck traveling north on KY 55. The report states that due to the fog, Stotts was unable to see the traffic light at the intersection.