Today's News

  • Boy saves woman’s burning car

    Saturday was nothing special. It was a normal day for most people in Campbellsville, but for Dr. Janna Gresham and 11-year-old Evan Bryant, it turned into something more.

    Gresham was using the beautiful weather Saturday had to offer to run errands and take her dog, GiGi, to the new walking trail.

    “I promised her we’d go,” Gresham said.

  • CU hoop Tigers drop regular-season, exhibition tilts

    Campbellsville University could not overcome a cold shooting night (21-63) and fell 71-68 in St. Louis to Harris-Stowe State College on Saturday.
    Byron Dean, starting in place of injured Kelton Ford, led the Tigers with 16 points while Shawn Johnson and Hagen Tyler had 13 and 12 points, respectively. Johnson completed his double-double with 12 rebounds.
    Jalen Coates totaled seven points and nine assists.

  • Second annual Holmes Cup takes place in Danville


    Team Kentucky defeated Team J.B. Holmes 14-10 in Sunday’s singles’ matches and won 14 1/2 to 9 1/2 on Saturday to triumph in the overall score 28 1/2 to 19 1/2. The teams were comprised of 24 local golfers vs. 24 from throughout Kentucky.

  • Lady Cards, TCHS’ Maynard qualify for state meets


    Taylor County’s girls’ cross country team finished third at the Class AA, Region 2 meet in Bowling Green on Oct. 29. This is the girls’ best showing since 1982. The Lady Cardinals qualify for the state meet this Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The TCHS boys were eighth overall with freshman Ryan Maynard, finishing fourth overall, allowing him to advance to the state meet.

  • Battle of Hwy 55 belongs to LWC 54-33


  • It’s win and advance as prep football playoffs begin


  • Campbellsville woman arrested in connection with heroin overdoses

    A Campbellsville native faces a variety of drug charges that are largely related to heroin.

    On Oct. 13, The Campbellsville Police Department arrested Megan Shively, 26, on charges of importing heroin, a Class C felony; first-degree trafficking in less than 2 grams of heroin, a Class D felony; first-degree trafficking in less than 4 grams of cocaine; second-degree trafficking in an unspecified controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor; trafficking in synthetic drugs, a Class A misdemeanor; and possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor.

  • CU professor talks politics

    Political candidates, and especially presidential candidates, pick their voters at least as much as voters pick them.

    That was one of the main messages from a discussion at Taylor County Public Library Tuesday evening, a talk that Shawn Williams, a political science professor at Campbellsville University, headed up.

  • EDA considers spec building

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Economic Development Authority is considering a spec building to attract new industries.

    At a meeting last week, EDA members discussed a spec, or speculative, building that would be about 100,000 square feet. The proposed cost is about $4 million. EDA member Barry Blevins estimated that it might take 11 months to complete.

  • Taking a stand against heroin

    At a Thursday night meeting about heroin, Karen Jones and Diann Paxton both talked about how they lost their sons to the drug.

    “He didn’t want to be that way. There’s no way he wanted to be that way,” Jones said.

    But while Jones talked about how her son Morgan died from a heroin overdose almost exactly two years ago, Paxton’s son, Cody Wilson, is still alive, and is sitting in Taylor County Detention Center. But while the love is still there, she doesn’t recognize her son anymore.