Local News

  • Kroger makes donation to TCES

    Kroger recently donated a TV and DVD player to Taylor County Elementary School. Pictured are TCES Principal Herbert Wheat and Kroger Store Manager Kevin Taylor. Also present was Assistant Manager Sam Merritt.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Monday, Dec. 3 - Head Start, Taylor County Elementary School and day care centers.

    Tuesday, Dec. 4 - Taylors Chapel, KY 210, Social Band Road and Mt. Carmel.

    Wednesday, Dec. 5 - Lone Valley, Columbia Road, Meadowcreek, Davis Road and Hathaway Drive.

    Thursday, Dec. 6 - Forest Hills, Plainview and Medco Center.

    Friday, Dec. 7 - Campbellsville Adult Day Care, Greensburg Road and Friendship Pike.

    Monday, Dec. 10 - No route.

    Tuesday, Dec. 11 - Speck Ridge, Elk Horn Road and Knifley Road.

    Wednesday, Dec. 12 - Old Lebanon Road and Windsor Gardens.

  • Diversion revoked in theft case

    A Burkesville woman has had her diversion revoked and will spend three years in prison on a theft charge.

    Jessica Ann Sweeney, 32, of 225 Spring Branch Road appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

    In February 2006, Sweeney pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking more than $300. At that time, she was granted a three-year pretrial diversion and ordered to have no contact with Wal-Mart Supercenter and pay $698.82 in restitution.

    If she failed the terms of her diversion, Sweeney was to be sentenced to three years in prison.

  • RoBards opens law office in Shelbyville

    J.R. RoBards has opened a legal practice in Shelbyville at the Stanley-Casey House, 301 Washington St.

    RoBards is a 1995 graduate of Campbellsville High School and is a veteran of the U.S. Marines, where he served on active duty from 1995-1999.

  • Jackson Quarters opens

    A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently hosted at Jackson Quarters Green River Resort, 5068 Old Lebanon Road. Employees seated front row, from left, are: Travis Bright, Bobbie Hurst, Dennis Brinley, Marie Tucker, Debbie Parker and Alma Brinley. Jackson Quarters is available for special occasions. It sleeps 20, includes two master suites, four bathrooms, a game room, swimming pool and a large hot tub. A guesthouse is also available that sleeps six. Reservations are flexible and there's a chef available.

    Call Green River Marina for more information.

  • McDonald's raises funds for KCS

    Kentucky Christian School alumni Megan Romines, Trevor McWhorter, Greg Manning and Jennifer England collect McDonald's receipts from Todd and Leigh Ann Sadler as a fundraiser for KCS.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were named Student of the Week for their classroom recently are, from left, front: Myles Murrell, Jamie Cox, KaLisha Murphy, Brooklyn Franklin, Mackenzie Dickens, Dalton Milburn, Amelia Rafferty and Braydon Phillips. Back: Robert Tungate, Chase Thomas, Tyler Vaughn, Ruben Felix, Zach Settle and Deija Taylor.

  • TCMS Honor Roll

    Taylor County Middle School has released its honor roll for the second six-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Sixth grade

  • Campbellsville man involved in LaRue wreck

    A Campbellsville man managed to keep his rig from overturning after it was struck by a passenger vehicle on Campbellsville Road in LaRue County on Wednesday morning.

    Randy Wayne of Campbellsville said "the hood flew up" on impact, so he "just held it straight and hoped for the best."

    The rig, carrying a load of logs to Elizabethtown, crossed the roadway, jumped a culvert and crashed through a plank fence. It came to rest in Ron Rogers' front yard.

    Buffalo firefighters responded to the scene.

  • 'Gianni Schicchi'

    Campbellsville University presented the comic opera "Gianni Schicchi" on Nov. 17-19.

    The storyline revolved around the death of a wealthy man, Buoso Donati, and his relatives who were hoping to be left something of value in his will and the schemes they performed to get their hands on his money.

    The English version of the opera was under the direction of Dr. Mark Bradley, CU professor of music. The play was accompanied by Carla Farias of Brazil.