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Today's News

  • City, county provide match for vocational school grant

    A vocational school on the site of the former Taylor County Elementary School building could become a reality.

    At a joint meeting Thursday evening between the Campbellsville City Council and the Taylor County Fiscal Court, magistrates unanimously voted to contribute as much as $125,000 toward a required $250,000 match for a $2,375,000 WRSI (Work Ready Skills Initiative) grant.

  • Saving lives

    It’s simple and easy to use. It also might just save someone’s life.

    Naloxone, an antidote that reverses the often fatal effects of an opioid overdose, has been used several times across the country and even here locally in Campbellsville to essentially save the lives of overdose victims.

    On Monday afternoon, the Taylor County Health Department hosted officials from the Kentucky Department of Public Health and Kentucky Pharmacists Association to offer free naloxone training to the public.

  • KIA loan to fund water plant fixes

    The city will undertake a number of improvements to its Water Treatment plant with the help of a state loan with a low interest rate.

    By a vote of 9-1, Campbellsville City Council members, at a special-called meeting on Thursday evening, voted on a $6,923,000 project, which includes improvements that would fix the plant’s sludge problem, replacements of aging WTP equipment and the replace of aging water lines.

  • Campbellsville Youth Baseball

     

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball
    Major League

    June 7
    Braves 9, Rockies 7
    Mets 12, Dodgers 11

    June 8
    Rockies 11, Dodgers 1
    Mets 27, Braves 0
    (The Mets’ Dylan Canada, on his 13th birthday, hit for the cycle (single, double, triple, home run), capping it off with his first Little League homer — a grand slam).

  • Veterans Memorial Park men, coed church softball

    VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK SOFTBALL RESULTS
    Men’s Church League
    July 24 results

    Campbellsville Baptist def. First Cumberland Presbyterian 13-11.
    Pleasant Hill Baptist def. Greensburg Baptist 16-3.
    Pleasant Hill Baptist def. Campbellsville Baptist 29-10.
    Elk Horn Baptist def. Greensburg Baptist 17-7.
    Stewart’s Creek Baptist def. Green River Memorial 23-12.
    FINAL REGULAR-SEASON STANDINGS
    Pleasant Hill Baptist    7-1

  • 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.