Today's News

  • Taylor County Fiscal Court hears airport terminal building proposal

    The Taylor County Fiscal Court heard a proposal from the Taylor County Airport Board of Directors about building a new terminal building at Tuesday night’s regular meeting at the Taylor County Courthouse.

    Employees of Palmer Engineering spoke to the magistrates and county Judge-Executive Barry Smith about the plans to develop a new terminal building in the coming months.

  • Death investigation in Tennessee has Campbellsville connection


    A death investigation into two individuals found inside a burning car in Dyersburg, Tennessee, has connections to Campbellsville. 

    According to the Dyer County Sheriff’s Office, a 2019 White Ford Edge was discovered ablaze near the I-155 exit in Dyersburg at around 2:43 a.m. Saturday. The Dyer County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the vehicle was registered to a car rental agency in Campbellsville, but it is not yet known which company the car was rented from.

  • One vehicle accident claims the life of Vine Grove Woman


    A two-vehicle collision on KY 70 (Liberty Road) Monday evening resulted in the death of a Vine Grove woman and sent two men to the hospital with serious injuries. 

    A report from the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office claims that Matthew Cash, 35, of Campbellsville, was operating a 2006 Pontiac passenger car westbound on KY 70 just before 6 p.m. Monday when he crossed the center line, striking a 2001 Toyota passenger car operated by 30-year-old John M. Fulks of Campbellsville. 

  • Hepatitis A cases appearing to go down


    Could Taylor County’s Hepatitis A outbreak finally be on the downward slide? 

    The latest numbers from the Lake Cumberland District Health Department indicate that efforts undertaken by local and district health officials could be paying dividends as the number of new cases in Taylor County is down from last month. 

    Statistics show that in the month of November, Taylor County has only recorded two new cases of Hepatitis A. That is a significant drop from last month, when Taylor County had 10 new cases of Hepatitis A. 

  • Burkesville man killed in Tuesday crash


    A Burkesville man passed away from injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle automobile collision on KY 55 Tuesday that left several individuals with serious injuries. 

    According to Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook, Steven “Kyle” Taylor, 31, of Burkesville was pronounced deceased at Taylor Regional Hospital by the Taylor County Coroner’s Office. 

  • Wise speaks on ethics and politics at CU


    The intersection of ethics and politics was the topic of discussion at a lecture event at Campbellsville University Tuesday night with State Senator Max Wise of Campbellsville speaking. 

    Wise, who represents the 16th Senate District, spoke about several issues the state faces and the morality of such issues, but also spoke about life as a legislator and the ethics of being in such a position. 

  • Richerson has been cutting hair for 50 years


    Max Richerson has seen a lot in his 50-plus years of being a barber in the Campbellsville community.

    Max’s Barber Shop sits off South Central Avenue. After opening the shop in Feb. 1968, Richerson said things have changed a lot in the community, but he still has a lot of love for his hometown, the place he has called home all his life. Even after going to barber school in Louisville, Richerson knew he would find his way back to his hometown. 

  • Moreland leaving Central Kentucky News-Journal


    Jeff Moreland, publisher of the Central Kentucky News-Journal, will be starting a new chapter in his life and career.

    Moreland, who has been with the newspapers’ parent company Landmark Community Newspapers for 13 years, has accepted a communications position with Isaiah House, a faith-based drug and alcohol treatment center for men.

  • Gov. Bevin visits Campbellsville


    Discussion centered on the topics of adoption and foster care at a community forum featuring Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin at Campbellsville University Friday. 

    Bevin held a community forum at Gheens Recital Hall Friday morning with a large crowd in attendance. This was the 18th such forum that Bevin has held in cities across the state, with this one featuring the topic of adoption and foster care more prominently than in other forums. 

  • Standoff ends with shooting


    A standoff that lasted several hours between law enforcement and a man inside a residence on Greensburg Road ended with the man being flown to Louisville for a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

    A report from the Taylor Count Sheriff’s Office stated that Kenneth Losch of Campbellsville was flown from the scene. His condition was not known at press time.