Local News

  • CU School of Theology plans trip to Turkey and Greece


    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    The Campbellsville University School of Theology has planned a 14-day inspirational tour of Turkey and Greece on May 12-25.

  • TCHS students participate in honors band


    Thirteen Taylor County High School students recently participated in all-district honors band at Meade County High School.

    Representing TCHS were, from left, front, Sarah Matney, Brittany Rose, Alex Hezik, Chelsea Mehegan, Abbi Phillips and Austin Evans.

    Back, Brianna Hardy, Dalton Bennett, Mitchell Tinnell, Mason Bertram, Henry Smith, Marshall Steele and Anthony Gonzalez.

  • CHS names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Feb. 20-24.

    They are Lauren Rinehart, Charlie Miller, Brianna Taylor, Jagger Thomas, Bea Zlatkis, Troy Watson and Erica Crider.

    Not pictured is Gage Cravens.

  • CU students attend Christian Student Leadership Conference


    Sarah Ames

    Campbellsville University

    Two Campbellsville University students, Emily Shultz of Mt. Sterling and Joseph Yates of Shepherdsville, attended the Christian Student Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.

    The National Association of Evangelicals hosted the event.

  • Elk Horn man critical after Bass Ridge crash

    An Elk Horn man is in critical condition after a one-vehicle crash on Bass Ridge Road.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, William “Bill” Covin, 57, was driving a 1998 Jeep southbound on Bass Ridge Road on Monday at 7:54 p.m.
    The report states that Covin left the roadway on the right side, came back on the road and then overturned several times.

  • Campbellsville man charged with making bomb threat

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly attempted to rob a drug store in Louisville by threatening that he put a bomb inside.
    According to several Louisville media reports, Lewis R. Laroche was arrested last Thursday night after he attempted to rob a Rite Aid on Dixie Highway.
    According to a police report, Laroche allegedly approached the front counter and passed a note to the clerk that said, “There is a bomb in the store. I will detonate it if you do not give me all the money in the drawer.”

  • TRH goes red

    Taylor Regional Hospital personnel went red on Friday, Feb. 3, in recognition of February being National Heart Month.

  • Commission of Women director to speak

    Eleanor Jordan, executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Women, will be the guest speaker at the March Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The luncheon will be at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    It will be sponsored by Greater Campbellsville United, a nonprofit organization promoting equal opportunity, equality and positive relationships among all racial, ethnic, socio-economic, religious, gender and political entities in the community and throughout the region. GCU is now in its 10th year of bridging gaps from a proactive stance.

  • Amazon staying in Campbellsville, GM says

    Rob Robinson says Amazon.com is in Campbellsville to stay, and he should know. Robinson is the general manager of Amazon.com’s Campbellsville fulfillment center. He was also the guest speaker at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce luncheon last Thursday, which Amazon.com hosted.

    Robinson said not only is the company staying in Campbellsville, growth and additional jobs are a possibility in the future of the local facility as the entire Amazon.com operation continues to grow.

  • CU students take center stage for play


    Campbellsville University will present a  production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The comedy centers around two men who assume the name Ernest to win the hearts of the women they love. The play will be performed today through Saturday at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 3 p.m. All performances are at the CU Theater. Call 789-5266 for tickets.