Local News

  • Cox graduates from pharmacy school


    Amory Cox of Campbellsville recently graduated with honors from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in Lexington.

    During the ceremony, she was awarded the American Pharmacist Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists Professionalism award, the Allison Ratcliff Scholarship award for excellence in pediatric pharmacotherapy and the Outstanding Graduating Woman award, which was selected by the Class of 2012.

  • CES presents end of the year awards


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

  • CES presents end of the year awards


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

  • Shelter fees on the rise


    It might look like it costs a lot more than it used to.

    But those who adopt animals at the Taylor County Animal Shelter now get a lot more their money when adopting a new pet. The adoption rate at the shelter is now $100 for dogs and cats. The cost includes a voucher for a spay or neuter operation, a microchip with 30 days of insurance, rabies and parvo shots and dewormer. The previous rate was $26, which included only a microchip.

  • Plans being made for new sports complex

    If you build it, they will come.

    That is the thought Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and some others have had when considering building a new sports complex in the community.

    Young and about 20 other people attended a meeting on Tuesday for people determined to be “community stakeholders” in the project, including parents and coaches involved with local youth sports programs and others.

  • Williams named TCES interim principal


    After having difficulty finding the right candidate from an application pool to permanently take the reigns, Taylor County Elementary School will have an interim principal this upcoming school year.

    And that interim principal will be a familiar face.

    According to Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook, the TCES Site-Based Decision Making Council agreed last Thursday to have Taylor County Middle School teacher Donna Williams fill the interim principal post while the Council continues its search for a permanent replacement.

  • Cancer study seeks 200 participants


    They are hoping that at least 200 people will participate.

    And with more than a month left to sign up and more than 100 already registered, officials say they are confident that they will surpass the 200 mark.

    Taylor Regional Hospital is participating in a study by the American Cancer Society to better understand what causes cancer.

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study is a national research study with the goal to help better understand the factors that cause cancer.

  • Grand jury charges six with robbery

    Six people have been charged with committing robbery in Taylor County, stemming from separate incidents in which two people were allegedly robbed by force.

    A Taylor County grand jury indicted the defendants last Tuesday.

    Mykah Wyatt, 20, and Cartina Hewitt, no age given, both of 46 Anna Court in Campbellsville, and Cody R. Harvey, 21, of 709 Cumberland Way in Campbellsville, were charged with second-degree burglary.

  • July 16 is deadline for Farm Service programs

    The USDA Farm Service agency reminds producers that today is the deadline for various assistance programs.

    The annual crop certification deadline is today. Producers must file accurate reports for all crops and land uses by today, including failed acreage and prevented planting to ensure they receive the maximum program benefits.

    Acreage reports on crops covered by the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program should be filed at a county FSA office by today or no later than 15 calendar days before the onset of harvest or grazing of the acreage being reported.

  • City applies for loan to complete water tank project

    The city has applied for a loan to pay for its $2.3 million water storage tank project. And with the application for the loan comes a $550,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help with the cost.

    In all, the city has received just more than $2 million in grant funding for the project, though to get $550,000 of that, it must apply for a $1.6 million loan, which must be spent first to pay for the project.