Today's News

  • Pair of tourney titles for CMS Lady Eagles


    Campbellsville Middle School's Lady Eagles won the sixth grade Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference basketball championship on Saturday, Oct. 24 at home in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium and claimed the seventh CKMSAC title on Friday, Oct. 30 36-32 over Green County at Casey County.

  • Body found in culvert identified, man charged with murder


    A Campbellsville man was arrested Friday in connection with the alleged murder of a woman who was found near KY 744 Friday morning.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Major Crime Task Force arrested DeWayne D. Gribbins, 42, of Peterson Street, on a charge of murder, a Campbellsville Police Department release stated. The woman, who was discovered placed in a culvert under KY 744, has been identified as Christina Gribbins, 39, of Peterson Street in Campbellsville.

  • Fugitive killed in shootout


    A Marion County native who was on the run and wanted for the attempted murder of a police officer has been killed after exchanging gunfire with officers in Cumberland County.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital moving forward in the fight against breast cancer


    Taylor Regional Hospital's radiology department could have an almost $500,000 3-D mammography unit by the end of next year.

    "What I'm talking about is the latest technology for mammography. Right now we have digital technology," said TRH Director of Radiology Debbie Carrico. "It's a huge investment for the hospital."

    Sherry Howard, also of the hospital, said the screening procedure will be the same. Carrico said the unit differs in that it takes pictures at multiple angles to create a three-dimensional image.

  • Early Days October 29, 2015


    October 27, 2005

    Taylor County Education Association officers recently made a $200 donation to Taylor County Chamber of Commerce for its Youth Leadership Program.

    Taylor County Elementary School students and staff recently collected toys, games and school supplies for children affected by Hurricane Katrina.

    Campbellsville Baptist Church is hosting a "Sweet Hour of Prayer" revival weekend with the Rev. J. Bill Jones as the evangelist.

  • Local restaurants constructing new buildings


    The new McDonald’s is scheduled to open on Thursday, Nov. 5, and Venture Construction Company Superintendent Wayne Landers said that while there have been delays, he believes they’ll make that deadline.

    Venture Construction out of Franklin, Tenn., is in charge of construction of the building, located on the site of the old McDonald’s.

    “We’re just a little bit behind schedule, but I believe we’re going to catch it up,” said Landers.

  • Westbrook fights breast cancer with prayer, support


    For many breast cancer survivors, having routine six-month mammograms is just part of their after-cancer life, but for the past five years it was normal for a cancer-free Hollie Westbrook.

    She had trouble with her yearly mammograms because of her dense breasts. Results would come back with irregularities that called for more mammograms, ultrasounds, scans and even biopsies.

    "It was never cancer, it was always calcium deposits or non-cancerous cells," Westbrook said.

  • CU receives $1 million toward new student center


    CU officials announced a proposed roughly $5 million multi-purpose building at an official dinner Monday night.

    "This is a very exciting time in the life of Campbellsville University," said CU President Dr. Michael Carter. "We stand right at the edge of some very, very exciting things happening."

    The event, which was the 36th annual President's Club Dinner, was also partly a fundraiser for the building.

  • Fire department dedicates new truck


    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department welcomed the newest member of its fleet - a cinder custom pumper fire apparatus, or as it will be more commonly referred to, Engine 1.

  • Lots of big-time action right here at home