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Today's News

  • Man arrested after stabbing incident on Davis Street

    A Campbellsville man was arrested after a stabbing incident on Davis Street Thursday afternoon, according to a Campbellsville Police Department report.

    Richard Conner, 38, of Ashley Avenue in Campbellsville was arrested without further incident at the intersection of KY 70 and KY 76 soon after the incident.

    The incident occurred when CPD officers responded to 124 Davis Street to a stabbing that had just occurred.

  • Transportation Directors essential part of local schools

    Transportation is one of the most critical aspects of operating a school system, but can often be overlooked in the grand scheme of things.

    Working behind the scenes are individuals responsible for all things transportation: morning drop-offs, afternoon pick-ups, field trips, athletic trips, and everything in between.

    Being a transportation director is not always an easy job, often with irregular hours and being on-call at night, but within the two local school districts, the transportation directors take the challenges head on.

  • Taylor County Bank celebrates 80 years

    More than 80 years ago, the doors of Taylor County Bank opened for the first time to customers in Taylor County.

    On Thursday, the bank opened its doors to the community for an open house and ribbon cutting celebration to celebrate being in business for 80 years.

    Over the years, the bank has witnessed a lot of changes. Laws and regulations change frequently and employees have to keep up with the changing rules. Technology in banking continues to evolve with some people performing nearly all of their banking transactions online.

  • Rivalries are better when competitive

     

  • TCHS outlasts CHS 22-14 in OT special

     

  • Early morning fire damages home

     

    Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report of a dryer on fire inside a residence at 513 North Jackson Street around 2 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 2.

    Upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke and fire conditions coming from the rear of the structure. Fire command requested a second and third alarm and mutual aid response due to heavy fire conditions found inside the residence.

  • Newspaper's dedication to community will continue

     

    For more than 100 years, this newspaper, or a version of it by various names, has brought the news to Taylor County.

  • City spends $160,000 on local property

     

    According to a Tuesday release from Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young, the Campbellsville City Council has purchased two pieces of property to continue to enhance the downtown area.

    “In keeping with the Campbellsville City Council’s Comprehensive Plan to continue to be the “hub” of the region and to continue to enhance the downtown area, the Campbellsville City Council has been in negotiations for the past several months with property owners from the downtown area,” the release stated.

  • Early Days August 31, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 30, 2007

    Megan Romines, a senior at Taylor County High School, was named 2008 Taylor County Junior Miss on Saturday in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

    Rosie Thompson, 70, of Campbellsville, died at 3:20 p.m. on Monday, August 27, 2007 in Lebanon, Ky.

    Kaleigh Brooke Hunt, recently celebrated her sixth birthday with a swimming party with her family and friends.

  • Cook Out restaurant coming to town

     

    Campbellsville appears to be in line to bring in a new restaurant.

    Cook Out, a fast-food chain with five locations in Kentucky, states on its website that it will be locating one of its restaurants in Campbellsville, at 615 East Broadway.

    According to Taylor County Property Valuation Administrator Chad Shively, Cook Out has owned the building at 615 East Broadway since Feb. 20, 2014. The building was formerly occupied by Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant, which is now located at 402 South Central Avenue.