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Today's News

  • Veterans Memorial Park men, coed church softball

     

  • CFR Special Ops members earn Public Safety Dive Certification

    Four members of the Campbellsville Fire-Rescue Squad Special Operations recently underwent extensive training to earn their public safety diving certification.

    Zach Lawson, Blake Schroerlucke, Matthew Taylor, and Eric Townsend all received their certification to become public safety divers with CFR Special Ops.

  • Crusade for Children raises more than $26,000 locally

    Volunteers were busy this past weekend collecting donations for the WHAS Crusade for Children.

    Randy Bricken, Sr., with the Taylor County Fire Dept., said Monday afternoon that $26,599 had been collected for the Crusade.

    Organizations from across the state came together this past weekend to collect donations for the 64th annual Crusade for Children.

    Across Kentucky and Indiana, a total of $5,463,292.77 was raised, according to the Crusade’s website Monday afternoon.

  • CU wants to take over Tiger Way from city

    Campbellsville University wants to close part of Tiger Way to create a plaza between Finley Stadium and the Powell Athletic Center.

    At Monday night’s Campbellsville City Council meeting, Otto Tennant of CU proposed taking over the road from the city from Chandler Street to Hoskins Street and closing at least half of it from Chandler Street to make way for a parking lot and turnaround point halfway between Chandler and Hoskins and a plaza near Chandler.

    Tennant said the plaza would “join those two buildings together.”

  • Miller safe after terror attack in London

    Kassie Miller, the daughter of Campbellsville City Attorney John Miller and Commonwealth’s Attorney Shelly Miller, was sitting at a bar in London, United Kingdom, with some friends when her friend received a text inquiring about their safety.

    Understandably confused, Miller and her friends pulled up various news apps on their phones and found that a van had mounted the pavement on the London Bridge—one of the most notable icons and tourist attractions in the city—and struck several pedestrians.

  • Early Days June 8, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 7, 2007

    With money still coming in, the local Crusade for Children drive is just short of last year’s totals. The local efforts raised $38,155, about $100 less than last year.

    Daniel Kenneth Greene graduated from Cornell Law School, earning his juris doctor degree, on May 13.

    Jennifer Boils is the recent recipient of the Bonnie Ford Scholarship.

    Johnny Wheeler of Campbellsville was the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model feature winner at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown on Saturday night.

  • Early Days June 1, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 31, 2007

    About 100 people gathered Monday afternoon at Taylor County’s annual Memorial Day ceremony honoring its veterans.

    William “Chester” Carroll, 96, of Lebanon Avenue in Campbellsville died Thursday, May 24, 2007, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

    Nolen and Shirley Gilpin of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 3.

  • Old Lindsey Institute building could become a business incubator

    The Campbellsville Main Street organization is looking at using the old Lindsey Institute of Cosmetology building to help startup businesses.

    At a meeting on Thursday, CMS member T.J. Rayhill said they’re looking at renovating that building, located on North Central Avenue between Main Street and 1st Street, to house what’s called a business incubator project.

  • Local preacher, drug rehab leader arrested on drug charges

    A preacher who heads up a local drug rehabilitation facility was arrested Thursday afternoon in Cumberland County on drug-related charges.

    Cumberland County Sheriff Scott Daniels arrested Gregg Troutt on Thursday, June 1, at 12:56 p.m. on Garrett Creek Road on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and possession of methamphetamine.

  • Grand jury returns indictments against 19

    A Campbellsville man who reportedly shot his wife and set his house on fire is among 19 people that a Taylor County Grand Jury indicted last week.

    Richard D. Hord, 54, of Collins Lane, was charged with attempted murder – domestic violence, a Class B felony; second-degree arson, a Class B felony; second-degree domestic assault, a Class C felony; two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, a Class D felony; and resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeanor.