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Today's News

  • Gorin-Smith named Citizen of the Year

    “I fear for what will happen to Tebbs Bend when Betty is gone.” 

    John Urschel is standing before a tour group made up of members of the American Battlefield Trust, a group formed to fund the preservation of America’s battlefields.

  • City pool officially open

    Miya Downs could hardly wait.

    As the doors opened at promptly 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the 10-year-old Downs eagerly became the first customer at the Campbellsville City Pool in nearly two years.

    According to Downs’ mother, Mary Brower, the entire family has been excited since they heard the swimming pool was going to be re-opened for the first time since prior to the 4th of July holiday in 2017.

    The pair was not disappointed in what they found waiting for them on Tuesday.

  • Amazon donates $10K to library for 20-year anniversary

    This year, the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Campbellsville became the second facility in the company’s history to have 20 years in operation.

    To celebrate, the company held an employee retreat at the Taylor County Fairgrounds on Thursday, May 30, temporarily suspending operations at the plant to give associates and their families early access to a selection of the Taylor County Fair’s rides, concessions and live music.

    On top of all that, though, was a surprise.

  • More than $33K raised for Crusade

    The Campbellsville and Taylor County fire departments have been raising money for WHAS Crusade for Children for more than 50 years, and the donations haven’t slowed down yet.

    The fire departments announced earlier this week that they had raised $33,445.22 for the cause this year, an increase of $4,970.44 over last year.

  • EMS an industry that 'is always changing'

    John L. Moore
    reporter@cknj.com

    Mike Ramsey has been an emergency responder for more than 40 years now.

    In that time, the Campbellsville-Taylor County Emergency Medical Services chief said the industry has changed in many ways.

    One of the big changes in recent years, according to Ramsey, has been how often they now respond to overdose calls.

  • 2018-19 Year in Review

    It’s hard to believe, but another school year has come and gone.

    That means it’s time to take a look back at the top 10 sports stories of the year.

    This year featured many great sports achievements for both Campbellsville and Taylor County, with success across the board at both schools.

  • City council signs EMS agreement

    The Campbellsville City Council approved an interlocal agreement with the Taylor County Fiscal Court to provide emergency services to city and county residents at Monday night’s regular monthly meeting at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    The agreement must now be approved by the county’s magistrates and Taylor County Judge-Executive Barry Smith.

  • Hospital still investigating cyber attack

    Taylor Regional Hospital issued an update on Monday, June 3, regarding a cyber attack that occurred on May 20:

    “Taylor Regional Hospital experienced a ransomware incident on May 20 and proactively shut down its computer systems in an abundance of caution. A leading computer security firm has been engaged to assist with investigating the attack and to help in restoring the hospital’s computer systems quickly and safely.”

    Taylor Regional Hospital continues to treat our patients and regrets any inconvenience or concern this has caused.

  • CHS names new marching band director

    Campbellsville High School marching band will start next season with a new director.

    Cameron Johnson, who graduated from Campbellsville University in December with a music education degree, will lead the band.

    He replaces Zach Shelton, who has left CHS for another position.

    Brittany Johnson is the CHS marching band assistant director.

    The announcement was made in a special ceremony on Tuesday, May 28.

    CHS band members and parents attended and met with Johnson to discuss his ideas for the upcoming season.

  • Taylor County's Cooper Parks, Ettore Pavesi play in state tennis tourney