Local News

  • CU receives donation from U.S. Bancorp

    U.S. Bancorp Foundation has made a $5,000 donation to Campbellsville University’s scholarship fund for the second year in a row. The bank’s mission statement includes a goal to “improve the educational and economic opportunities of low-and-moderate-income individuals and families.” Pictured at the check presentation are, from left, Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president; Timothy D. Cook, USB branch manager, Lebanon office; and Benji Kelly, CU vice president for development.

  • More 4 Less now open

    More 4 Less Thrift Store, located at 600 Central Plaza shopping center behind McDonalds in Campbellsville, is now open. The consignment store offers clothing in all sizes for women, men and children. They also have furniture, baby items, toys and home decor. The store will also help families in need. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Pictured are manager Dalton Tate, left, and owner Sarah Miller.

  • Smart Style announces new manager, new beauticians

    Beth Fields is the new manager at Smart Style Family Salon located in-side Walmart Supercenter in Campbellsville. Fields specializes in modern women’s, men’s and children’s cuts, dimensional and corrective coloring, specialty perms, up-dos and waxing. She is available on various days of the week Sunday through Saturday. She welcomes walk-in and new clients.

  • Cox joins West Side Studio

    Kellie Cox is a new team member at West Side Studio, located at 821 W. Main St.
    Cox specializes in color, cuts, perms and all spa services.

  • Natasha Perkins Photography now open

    Located in downtown Campbellsville at 106 S. Court St., Natasha Perkins Photography offers services in weddings, engagements, seniors and select portrait photography.
    With a love for unique, natural light and lifestyle photography, Perkins offers both in-studio and on-location sessions and is also available for destination weddings.

  • Cox is elected alternate Angus delegate

    Ben T. Cox of Campbellsville has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 128th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, which takes place on Nov. 14 in Louisville.

  • MicroHose faces lawsuit over mortgage

    MicroHose officials are being sued for not paying the mortgage on the company's property.

    Lebanon attorney Phillip S. George Jr. filed the lawsuit on Friday, Aug. 26 in Taylor Circuit Court on Taylor County Bank's behalf.

    Defendants are MicroHose LLC, Campbellsville/Taylor County Industrial Foundation Inc., Jack L. Wisdom of Robinson Avenue in Campbellsville, Ragner Holdings LLC and Gary D. Ragner and Robert DeRochemont Jr., both of Gainesville, Fla.

  • Men claim they were held in jail unlawfully

    Two Campbellsville men have filed lawsuits against the local jailer, claiming they are being held in jail against the law.

    Charles B. Bates, a public defender with the Department of Public Advocacy office in Columbia, filed the two civil suits last Wednesday in Taylor Circuit Court on behalf of Larry W. Osborne, 46, of 517 Coakley St. and Leslie C. Frazier Jr., 22, of 125 Ray St.

  • Searching for the truth

    It was the last thing the woman expected to see. Leaving Campbellsville on KY 210 at around noon on Sunday, Aug. 28, she noticed a large object in the sky.

    "She saw a craft hovering over a house," says Roberta Smith, chief field investigator/state section director of Kentucky Mutual UFO Network's southern sector. "As she drove, it would drift among the tree line."

  • Part 1: Getting fit, getting active

    This is the first of a two-part series focusing on local fitness efforts. Next is a story on the Zumba craze at Xtreme Fitness.

    "You could have been writing an obituary on me right now," says Jerry Knifley, as he prepares for another round of leg presses. With seemingly little effort, he lifts 255 pounds with his legs. It's a far cry from the man who first walked into Campbellsville Health & Fitness in January using a cane.