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Today's News

  • City has big plans for 200th year

    The city has plans for the area between Broadway and West Main Street where Andrew Campbell’s gristmill once stood.

    That is what Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said during a Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday. The major topics of discussion were the city’s 200-year history and its bicentennial plans. Campbellsville was officially founded on Jan. 3, 1817. A birthday party was held on Jan. 3, 2017 to celebrate.

  • TCHS sub charged with sex crimes

    A Taylor County High School substitute teacher has been arrested and charged with sending and soliciting explicit photographs to students, as well as having sexual contact with the students.

    Lawrence Harris, 46, of Campbellsville, was arrested at 1:30 p.m. Friday, according to a report by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, following an investigation by the TCSO.

  • Gaines’ cast coming off today, plans on collegiate hoops

     

  • Oliver will be part of CU fishing team after stellar hoop career

     

  • Lady Tigers head to Billings, Montana

     

  • TCHS substitute teacher arrested, charged with sex crimes

     

    A Taylor County High School substitute teacher has been arrested and charged with sending and soliciting explicit photographs to students, as well as having sexual contact with the students.

    Lawrence Harris, 46, of Campbellsville, was arrested at 1:30 p.m. Friday, according to a report by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, following an investigation by the TCSO.

  • Three injured in Broadway crash

    Multiple agencies responded to a two-vehicle accident on East Broadway in front of Forcht Bank Wednesday afternoon at around 4 p.m. 

    Few details are known at this time other than that three people were transported from the accident scene by EMS. 

    More information will be released as it is made available. 

  • TCIS students present interactive animal museum

    Fourth-grade students in Mrs. Kellie Jones’ project-based science class at Taylor County Intermediate School recently donned their white lab coats and presented interactive museum-style exhibits for multiple audiences over the course of a two-day period on Friday, March 3, and Monday, March 6.

    The students held walkthrough visits Friday morning and throughout the day on Monday.

    The students have recently spent time researching various animals for their projects and prepared detailed, interactive presentations for various classes that came by.

  • From the chains of addiction, Roop rises to live

    The following is the second part of a two-part series about a local man’s journey through drug addiction and recovery.

    At age 37, Jason Roop knew he was running out of options. At that point, he picked up the phone and called his mother.

    Roop’s mother gave him a business card that ultimately became the turning point in his life. The card contained the information to an addiction treatment center in Washington County called the Isaiah House.

  • City hopes to start work on sports complex

    The city hopes to start moving dirt out near KY 55 for the proposed sports complex in the next few months, or whenever weather permits.

    “We are excited about planning the development of this sports complex,” Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said after Monday night’s Campbellsville City Council meeting.

    By moving dirt, Young means moving topsoil and clay to make the area strong enough for construction. Crews will also have to move dirt to build the roads.