Today's News

  • Let Taylor County Public Library shift your reading into 'Overdrive'

    When you think of going to the public library and checking out a book, that might sound like an old and outdated practice. It might even remind you of life in a slower time, before technology came along and changed our world so much, as it has in recent years.

    There may be some libraries out there that are still behind the technological times, but that statement couldn't be any farther from the truth when it comes to the Taylor County Public Library.

  • Here's a tip: Earn it!

    There's an old saying that goes, "You get what you pay for."

    In my opinion, the opposite holds true, especially when it comes to leaving tips at a restaurant; you pay for what you get.

    It seems today the popular thing for those in the service industry to do, especially waiters and waitresses, is to post photos of customers' receipts and call them out for the tips they leave, or don't leave.

  • Connexions Triathlon set for Saturday


    It’s that time of year again as the Campbellsville/Taylor County Trail Town hosts its third Connexions Triathlon Saturday, Aug. 29, at Green River Lake State Park. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the event is slated to start at 8:30 a.m.

  • City proposes property tax increases

    Campbellsville City Council members voted Monday night to increase the city property tax rates.

    In a 5-4 vote, Council members voted to increase the real and property tax rates to 20 cents per $100 of assessed value.

    This was the 4-percent option - the option expected to generate 4 percent more revenue. There will be a second reading on the new rates at the council’s next meeting, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7.

  • Insurance to change for city workers

    Campbellsville City Council members unanimously, but seemingly reluctantly, decided to change health insurance policies for city and water company workers at a Monday night special-called meeting.

    The changes are primarily aimed at encouraging spouses to seek coverage elsewhere, according to Kelly Harding with Harding Benefits Consulting.

    The city's insurance costs via United Healthcare were projected to increase by $419,944, or 34.9 percent, Harding told Council members. He went on to say the cost of subsidizing spouses is becoming unfeasible.

  • Friends of Green River Lake host Kids' Fishing Derby


    There was a sizable crowd Saturday morning near the pavilion at Green River Lake State Park for the annual Kids' Fishing Derby.

    "The kids really enjoy this," Cora Miers, a Friends of Green River Lake member said.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and the friends group has put on this event for about 17 years, said GRLSP Manager Andrea O'Bryan of the Corps of Engineers.

  • Early Days August 27, 2015


    August 25, 2005

    The Taylor County Historical Society met for its June picnic at Early╒s Chapel United Methodist Church, which was organized in 1856.

    Campbellsville University will be hosting its annual Pastors and Church Leaders Conference on Sept. 22-23.

    A Durham High School reunion has been planned for Sept. 3-4 at the corner of Baptist Street, Durham Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

  • Public Record for August 27


    • Easton B. Bryant, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    • William C. Gribbins, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Local club saddles up for a good cause


    It was a beautiful day for a ride — a horse ride that is.
    The Hill and Valley Saddle Club hosted its second charity ride of the year at Green River State Park for The Wounded Warrior Equestrian Program, a

    non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness to the healing powers of the horse while raising money to help support equine therapeutic programs and horse rescues across the United States. The WWEP reunites military members with horses so they can heal each other.

  • CES Kindergarteners get health screenings

    Campbellsville Elementary School students are looking in the right direction as they are undergoing their annual health screenings. Students were weighed, height was recorded and they read an eye chart. Kindergarten students also had hearing exams.