Local News

  • Learning Tree participating in food program

    Learning Tree Kids Zone Inc. on Campbellsville Bypass is now participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

  • CU hires dean for Center of International Education


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Chris Sanders, a CU alumnus and former employee in the Center for International Education, has returned to his alma mater to become the new assistant dean of the Center for International Education at Campbellsville University.

  • CU, LWC to participate in Operation Christmas Child


    Students at Campbellsville University and Lindsey Wilson College came together this semester to bring Christmas to more than 2,000 children in the Dominican Republic and nine Sub-Saharan African nations.

    The freshmen collected 2,031 shoebox-size containers for Operation Christmas Child, an international aid agency that sends toys, school supplies and personal hygiene items to disadvantaged children in developing countries.

  • CU student presents at KAS annual conference


    Aaron C. Presley

    Campbellsville University

    Laura Bishop, an undergraduate student at Campbellsville University, recently presented her work at the annual Kentucky Academy of Science conference in Murray, and has had an article published in the Journal of Kentucky Academy of Science.

  • CU students to take Christmas mission trips

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

  • TCES names Good Deed Winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Dec. 6.

    They are, from left, Braxton Turpin, Carson Watson, Brayden Jessie and Jacey Milby. Absent from the photo is Karleigh Oliver.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week.

    They are, from left, front, Ethan Cox, Adrian Wilson, KJ Forbis, Lydia Miller, Ashton Davis, Kyra Comstock, Alex Lofton, Natasha Combs, Dalton Reynolds and Dakota Hardin.

    Back, Gracyne Hash, Cole Kidwell, Dalton Brown, Nate Arachi, Ben Arachi, Alexis Lambert, Sierra Lynch, Raelee Taylor, Ethan Rafferty and Lauryn Agathen.

  • Angel Tree program making a difference

    Shannon Clark
    Taylor County Schools

    “People are more generous than you’ll ever know.” At least, that is Taylor County Family Resource Center Director Ann Mattingly’s take on the Campbellsville community.

  • Postal closings delayed until May

    Plans to close post offices and mail processing facilities have been pushed back to May.
    In a statement released on Tuesday, U.S. Postal Service officials said the closures have been delayed due “to a request made by multiple U.S. Senators.” As a result, the closure or consolidation of any post office or processing facility has been delayed until May 15.

  • All county roads may not be salted this winter

    County road workers might not use as much salt this winter when clearing away snowy roads.
    At last Tuesday’s regular Taylor County Fiscal Court meeting, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers asked magistrates if they would like to request that only hills, curves and intersections be salted this year.
    He said salt has caused damage to county roads, and last year alone the county spent $35,000 to purchase salt.