Today's Features


    State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, and State Sen. Sara Beth Gregory, R-Monticello, will host a legislative forum at Taylor County Courthouse on Monday, Jan. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to brief constituents on the 2014 legislative session. The forum is free and open to the public.

    "I'm looking forward to visiting with constituents in Taylor County and sharing information about the session," Gregory said.

  • Kevin Thomas

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with guest speaker Dr. Forrest E. Harris, president of American Baptist College, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Ransdell Chapel.

    Greater Campbellsville United is a co-sponsor of the event, and Joshua Percell and Courageous will perform.



    Jan. 8, 2004

    Howard and Corine Dobson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at their home on Thursday, Dec. 25, with their family.

    Nelson W. Bishop, Jason H. Morris, Jermaine Kilgore and Norman L. Simpson, all of Campbellsville, were among the 23 graduates of the Law Enforcement Basic Training Class at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.


    Chester and Laura Lawson recently celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Nov. 16 with family and friends.

    The Lawsons have three children and their spouses, J.C. and Peggy Lawson, Wanda and Eugene Gray and Marsha and Billy Estes.

    They also have five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.


    Citizens Bank and Trust Co. employees recently donated toys and $2,500 to the Toys for Tots and Toys for Kids toy drives.

    Lisa Harris, organizer of the Toys for Kids program, accepting the donation from Citizens Bank and Trust Co. employees.


    Pictured is a Taylor County little league team in the 1960s.


    Five generations of the Clarke family recently gathered for a family photo.

    They are father Corey Clarke, grandfather Joe Clarke, great-great-grandmother Cymbeline Shoffner holding Corey's daughter Carstyn Jenner Clarke, and great-grandmother Judy Clarke.

    Carstyn, born Dec. 11, 2013, is the daughter of Corey and Courtney Clarke.


    The men and women at American Legion Post 82 gathered on Christmas Eve morning to deliver Christmas baskets.


    Many of us consume more solid fats and added sugars - SoFAS - than we should. As a result, our waistlines expand, because these foods contribute more to weight gain than any other source of calories.

  • Taylor County Fair Association recently announced that a contract has been signed with a new company to provide the midway at next year's Taylor County Fair.

    The new contract is with Miller Spectacular Shows based in Greenbrier, Ark.

    "We are very excited to be bringing in what we believe will be a very high quality midway and hope this is the beginning of a long-term relationship for our fair and Miller Spectacular Shows," said Mike Litchfield, president of the Taylor County Fair Association.