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Today's News

  • Farm fields suffer from too much rain

    What took David Cowherd several hours and a few thousand dollars to install, Mother Nature washed away in just days.

    To prevent soil erosion on his farm, Cowherd had installed tiles 48 inches deep and dug four catch basins to direct excess rainwater into drains.

    However, the work had been completed only three weeks when the early May rains came. The ground, Cowherd said, hadn't had time to settle. The tiles and drainpipes eventually uprooted and floated to the top of the water standing in his fields.

  • Financial peace workshop is May 28

    Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency's HOME program will be hosting a free eight-hour Dave Ramsey "Foundations in Finance Peace" workshop starting Friday, May 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Head Start.

    Low-income couples with a child age birth to 5 are invited to attend. Each participant will receive free childcare, breakfast, lunch, a gas gift card and a $25 Walmart gift card. Call (800) 928-6382 for more information and to sign up.

     

  • Homeplace project receives state funding

    The City of Campbellsville received a $2,000 Let's Paint The Town grant for a Homeplace on Green River barn project.

    The grant was awarded during the annual TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky National Tourism Week event on May 11 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen, Taylor County Tourist Commission Executive Director Marilyn Clarke and other Campbellsville representatives were on hand for the presentation.

  • One injured in collision at traffic light

    A Greensburg man was injured after his vehicle was rear ended while stopped at a traffic light Monday.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Brian Stants was stopped at the light at the intersection of Old Hodgenville Road and North Campbellsville Bypass in a 1997 Chevrolet pickup at about 3:10 p.m. John Cox of Campbellsville, who was traveling east on Old Hodgenville Road, failed to stop his 1989 Ford Crown Vic, striking Stants' vehicle.

  • Greensburg man injured after crashing motorcycle

    A Greensburg man was injured Monday after crashing his motorcycle at the intersection of Meader Street and North Campbellsville Bypass.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Bobby Whitlow, 21, lost control of his 2004 Suzuki motorcycle after taking off at a traffic light, skidding down the road. The crash occurred at 6:40 p.m.

    Whitlow was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor Rescue personnel. He was treated and released.

    Campbellsville Police Sgt. Shannon Wilson investigated. Campbellsville Fire Department also responded.

  • TRH to host pediatric first aid course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Pediatric First Aid course on Friday, May 28 from 8 a.m. to noon.

    The class will provide participants with a sound foundation in the techniques of pediatric first aid. Upon completion, participants will receive course completion certification.

    All classes are taught at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville. Cost for the class is $50, which includes the book. The course will be presented by Richard Phillips, staff development coordinator.

  • Eagles make it three straight in district baseball

    Campbellsville made it three straight 20th District Tournament baseball titles by upending Taylor County 4-2 on Tuesday afternoon on Shaw Field.

    The Eagles used a third-inning single from Bryton Taylor for a 1-0 lead and added three runs in the fifth on a two-run double by Taylor Levi and a left-field single from Brett Kearney.

  • Watson wins Super Late Model feature at Bluegrass

    Campbellsville’s Jeff Watson had won at other tracks, but never at Bluegrass Speedway. That is no longer the case as Watson wheeled to the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model victory on Saturday evening in Bardstown.

    For the first time since 2003, Sprint Car racing returned to Bluegrass Speedway with the American Sprint Car Tour delivering the action and Hud Cone of Oakland City, Ind. collected the A-Main win. Lastly, Timmy Glazer of Bardstown scored his second win of the season in the $300-to-win special for UMP Street Stocks.

  • Olp-Parker engagement

    Hilary Olp and Zach Parker announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, May 22.

    Olp is the daughter of Richard and Debbie Olp of Hopkinsville, Ky. Her grandparents are Lewis and Patricia Shelton of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Jim and Jimmie Genco of Hopkinsville, Ky. and the late Richard and Wilda Olp.

    She is a graduate of Christian County High School and a 2010 graduate of Campbellsville University.

  • Project Graduations being planned, donations sought

    Campbellsville and Taylor County high school senior parents are asking for the community's help.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition and parents are making plans for this year's Project Graduation celebrations.

    CHS' project graduation will be Friday, May 28 at 10 p.m. at the school's gym while this year's TCHS project graduation will be June 4 from 10:30 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. in the Taylor County Middle School gym.

    TCHS chairperson Myra Gribbins said she wants to remind those in the community that the celebrations can't happen without help.