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Local News

  • School Days: TCES

    Taylor County Elementary School students went back to school on Tuesday, Aug. 7, after summer break.

    They were met by a new leader, interim principal Donna Williams.

  • Council sees plans for sports complex

     

    After much discussion and planning, a final rendering of what a sports complex could look like on the city’s property on KY 55 has been revealed.

    And those helping to plan the park say they believe the city is preparing for its future by formulating a plan for the property.

    Representatives from Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects presented plans for the proposed park at Monday night’s Campbellsville City Council meeting.

  • Election filing deadline is Tuesday

    Though it is still a few months away, Tuesday marks a filing deadline for the upcoming General Election on Nov. 6.

    Tuesday is the filing deadline for those wanting a seat on the Campbellsville or Taylor County school boards or the Taylor County Soil Conservation District Board.

    Those wanting to file for those seats must do so by Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Taylor County Courthouse.

  • Cruising causes concerns for residents

    It once brought teenagers from all over the state to Campbellsville to meet with their friends on Friday and Saturday nights.

    Several years later, after an effort to bring it back, cruising Main Street is causing some problems for local residents.

    At Monday night’s regular Campbellsville City Council meeting, residents Brianna and Brent Burden said they recently moved to Campbellsville because they felt the town is a perfect match for them.

  • Back to School: CES

    Campbellsville Independent School students headed back to the classroom Thursday, Aug. 2, after summer break.

  • Cox Interior receives $7 million from USDA

     

    A large employer in Taylor County has received a $7 million loan that will help prevent layoffs and could bring job opportunities.

    United States Department of Agriculture officials were in town recently to award Cox Interior a $7 million loan to be serviced through Citizens Bank and Trust Co.

    "It is important that rural development get involved with Cox Interior and other enterprises of this nature to create and save jobs and strengthen the local economy," USDA Rural Development State Director Tom Fern stated in a news release.

  • Day Camp

     

    Taylor County Extension Office hosted day camps last week and taught local children the importance of eating healthy snacks with cooking, games and more.

  • Mannsville Post Office will not close

     

    After residents feared its doors might close for good, Mannsville Post Office will remain open. Its hours of operation will be cut instead in a continual effort to reduce costs.

    An official says the U.S. Postal Service not being able to make a retiree health benefit payment won’t impact the operation of post offices at all.

  • Chick-fil-A draws supporters, no protesters

     

    Some came from across town and others drove 50 miles or more to the Chick-fil-A restaurant on the Campbellsville University campus last Wednesday, but most said they came to make a statement.

    Following recent comments on marriage and traditional family values by Dan Cathy, son of Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, an uproar has occurred, with people taking strong stances on both sides of the issue.

  • CU employee receives servant leadership award

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville resident Donna Wilson, student accounts manager with Campbellsville University's Office of Business Services, was the staff recipient of the Servant Leadership Award at CU recently.