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Today's News

  • Campbellsville Fire-Rescue awarded $17,000 grant

     

    Campbellsville Fire-Rescue recently received a grant for more than $17,000 for new rescue and safety equipment through the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

    The grant money, according to Campbellsville Fire-Rescue Chief Chris Taylor, was used to purchase six sets of turnout gear and four sets of swiftwater rescue personnel protective equipment.

    The new gear will replace several sets of older gear that was nearing the end of its lifespan, ensuring that fire-rescue personnel have proper equipment while out in the field.

  • PREP TENNIS: Area duos headed to state tourney

    Taylor County’s Cooper Parks was looking for something to do once high school golf season ended in the fall. Campbellsville’s Cody Davis was preparing to make a move to doubles after three years as a singles player.

    Both seniors helped their teams qualify for the KHSAA State Tennis Championships.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Cardinals remain hot

     

    The Taylor County Cardinals are one of the hottest teams in the 5th Region as the postseason nears, having won 10 of their last 11 games to push their record to 21-7.

    Campbellsville freshman John Orberson pitched a perfect game, a bright spot in what was a sluggish week for the Eagles.

    Taylor County went 2-1 the past week, picking up wins over Washington County (7-6) and Casey County (11-1) and falling to region contender North Hardin (2-1).

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Teams hit rough patch as season approaches end

     

    It was a rough week for the Taylor County and Campbellsville softball teams, which combined for just three wins the past seven days.

    The Lady Cards went 3-3 and the Lady Eagles were winless in five games.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL: District tourneys start Monday

     

    Postseason play is nearly upon us, and area coaches know anything can happen at this point in the year.

    Monday kick starts a “new” season, one where every team gets a clean slate and a fresh start.

    The 20th District baseball and softball tournaments are set to be hosted by Campbellsville this season, and the atmosphere is revved up.

  • PREP SPORTS: Several area athletes named to new award

     

    Several athletes from Campbellsville and Taylor County high schools were recognized Monday by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s new “Triple Threat Award.”

    The award honors those athletes who compete in sports during the fall, winter and spring for their schools. The award is the latest attempt by the KHSAA to de-emphasize sports specialization.

  • Taylor County man arrested following short pursuit

     

    A Taylor County man was arrested after a short pursuit beginning on South Central Avenue and ending on Bell Avenue, according to a Kentucky State Police report. 

  • Wise mentioned as potential Governor candidate

     

    Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, is just finishing up his first term as Senator for Kentucky’s 16th District, and he is running again for the seat in November, where write-in candidate Nicole Britton is challenging him. 

    During Wise’s first term in the state legislature, his first venture into public office, he has turned some heads among those involved in Kentucky politics and has done so enough to garner speculation that he could potentially be a candidate for Governor of Kentucky in 2019. 

  • Campbellsville man arrested after multiple robberies Thursday night

     

    A Campbellsville man was arrested on five counts of first-degree robbery following a series of robberies that occurred Thursday night. 

    According to a report from the Campbellsville Police Department, Richard Conner, 39, was arrested just a little after 10:30 p.m. Thursday night near Bell Court. He faces five counts of first-degree robbery, disorderly conduct, terroristic threatening, and menacing, according to the report. 

  • City to hire resource officer for Campbellsville Independent Schools

     

    The Campbellsville City Council approved a measure to help the Campbellsville Independent School District move one step closer to hiring a school resource officer in Monday’s regular meeting at City Hall.

    CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith and Mayor Tony Young have had discussions since late January about the possibility of bringing aboard a school resource officer at the high school and middle school campus.