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Today's News

  • Campbellsville Schools release bus schedule

    All routes are subject to change. If an address does not appear to be within the routes, or if you have questions about transportation, contact Tim Tungate, transportation director, at (270) 465-4162.

     

    Bus No. 34

    Afternoon Route Only

    Driver: Steve White

    Bus No. 34 will be the afternoon bus for students living on Oak Street, Bell Avenue, Gowdy Street, Redman Avenue, Risen Avenue, Sunset Drive and West Main Street.

    Students going to A Wise Preschool & Daycare will ride bus No. 34.

  • Community helps provide supplies for TC schools

    Green River Memorial Baptist Church, Elk Horn Baptist Church, Fairview Baptist Church, First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Campbellsville, Friendship Baptist Church, Mount Gilboa Baptist Church, Palestine Baptist Church, Saloma Baptist Church, the Women’s Missionary Union of the Taylor County Baptist Association, the Kentucky Women’s Missionary Union (through the Eliza Broadus Mission Offering) and Teleperformance of Campbellsville have donated to provide school supplies for all Taylor County students for the 2019-2020 school year.

  • Toddler saved from fire

    A 2-year-old male child was airlifted to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital following a house fire Monday afternoon on Handley Avenue.

    Firefighters and emergency medical services were dispatched at 5:34 p.m. to the house at 202 Handley Avenue. Within minutes of arrival, firemen with Campbellsville Fire Rescue were able to find the 2-year-old and get him out of the house.

  • Bailey named new police chief

    By a vote of 7-1, the Campbellsville City Council approved Mitchell J. Bailey last week to be the city’s new chief of police at Mayor Brenda Allen’s recommendation.

    Bailey first started working with the Campbellsville Police Department in 2014, when he was hired as a part-time civilian staff assistant handling case reviews, quality control and other administrative functions before being sworn in as deputy chief in 2015. 

  • McMahan receives ‘No Greater Honor’

    As Richard McMahan entered the dining room at Bluegrass Way Senior Living this past Saturday afternoon, his face lit up.

    Around 50 people were there to honor McMahan, a 99-year-old veteran of both World War II and the Korean War, with a No Greater Honor ceremony through Honor Flight Kentucky.

    McMahan’s daughter, Debbie Rice, had been planning Saturday’s festivities for several months and said she found it hard to keep it a secret from her dad.

  • 'It's in our blood'

    Stand behind your product.

    Ancil Reynolds thinks living by this motto has helped the used car lot he started in 1954 stay in business for 65 years.

  • Mannsville man injured after shooting

    A Mannsville man is believed to be in stable condition after being shot following an argument on Friday.

    Ben Begley, of Raikes Hill Road in Mannsville, was flown to the University of Kentucky’s Chandler Medical Center after an argument with Derek Salyers, of Liberty Road in Mannsville, ended with him being shot Friday afternoon.

  • New entertainment venue opening in Green County

    Green River Live provided speakers for last week’s Greensburg-Green County Chamber of Commerce meeting.

    Jason England, Marketing Manager at Green River Live, gave lots of exciting details about one of the newest entertainment venues in south central Kentucky. Green River Live is owned by Randall Smith, Correy Goff and Dennis Brinley.

    Green River Live, located in the old Tabernacle Campgrounds in Summersville, will soon be opening to provide live country, rock and gospel music to the area.

  • Animal shelter sees new hours

    The Taylor County Fiscal Court approved new hours of operation for the Taylor County Animal Shelter in Tuesday’s special-called meeting at the Taylor County Courthouse.

    Animal Shelter Director Anne Mercer asked the court if she could change the hours and days the shelter is open. Mercer proposed the shelter be open Monday through Friday and on the first Saturday of every month.

    The new hours are from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the first Saturday every month.

  • Local man charged with child sexual exploitation

    A Campbellsville man was arrested by the Kentucky State Police (KSP) Electronic Crime Branch last Thursday on charges related to possession of child pornography and use of an electronic device to procure a minor.

    The investigation began when the KSP’s Electronic Crime Branch discovered Barry D. Lewis, 53, of Campbellsville, had been sharing images of child sexual exploitation over the internet, as well as promoting the sexual performance of children online.