Local News

  • Thousands enjoy the Fourth in Campbellsville

    Thousands of people attended Campbellsville's Fourth of July Celebration over the holiday weekend. Watch Thursday's News-Journal for photos from all the events. Slideshows of photos are also available on today's home page.

  • TRH now offering the latest in bone health assessment

    Taylor Regional Hospital has expanded its health and wellness services available to men and women with the addition of the Discovery QDR bone densitometry system from Hologic.
    Osteoporosis is a growing health care crisis affecting millions of women and men worldwide.
    The health care costs associated with osteoporosis are staggering, and the effect on a patient’s quality of life can be devastating.

  • Trendsetters relocates to Nancy Cox Drive

    Trendsetters Consignment, owned by Krystal Burton, has relocated to 109 Nancy Cox Drive, behind A Cut Above Salon.
    “I am very excited about the relocation and expansion and invite all of the community to visit the new store,” Burton said.
    Trendsetters Consignment has been serving the community for more than six years. The store offers a wide variety of consignment items from newborn to young adult and maternity clothes. Non-clothing items include various baby care products such as walkers, highchairs, car seats, cribs, baby bedding and more.

  • Goody’s supporting troops with fashion

    Goody’s is offering shoppers a fashionable way to show their patriotic spirit this Fourth of July.
    When customers purchase one of Goody’s American flag-themed reusable shopping totes, all proceeds go directly to Operation Homefront, a national organization providing emergency assistance and other vital support to the families of U.S. soldiers.
    Making it an even bigger win-win, Goody’s is giving every shopper who purchases the tote a $5 Bounce Back Reward good on any $25 purchase.

  • The Adanta Group awarded three-year CARF accreditation

    CARF International recently announced that The Adanta Group has been accredited for a period of three years for several of its treatment services.
    Services that have received accreditation are outpatient treatment services for mental health for adults, children and adolescents, outpatient treatment for alcohol and other drugs/addictions for adults, children and adolescents, crisis stabilization services for mental health for children and adolescents, out-of-home treatment for mental health for children and adolescents and community housing for integrated DD/MH for adults.

  • Crop report deadline is July 15

    The Taylor County Farm Service Agency reminds farmers that Friday, July 15 is the final day to file an acreage report for crops, including CRP, except for small grain and value-loss crops.
    Crop reports are required for eligibility for certain USDA farm programs.
    For more information, call 465-4651 Ext. 2.

  • Goodwill job placements near 2010 figure in first seven months of fiscal year 2011

    Goodwill Industries of Kentucky placed 1,654 people in jobs in the first seven months of fiscal year 2011, just three shy of the total number of placements the organization achieved in the year 2010.
    The job creation, training and placement agency for Kentuckians with disabilities or other barriers to employment also paid out $9,222,566 in mission-related wages from September 2010 through April 2011, slightly up from 2010.

  • Locals help with Joplin relief

    A group from Taylor Regional Hospital and Elk Horn Baptist Church traveled to tornado-ravaged Joplin, Mo. recently to deliver supplies and help in the relief effort.
    “I saw on the news what had happened and e-mailed my ER director and asked if there was any way we could get some nurses together and go help,” said Connie Burress, a registered nurse at TRH.
    The OK came in a few days.

  • Some Taylor County groups lose nonprofit status

    From mail carriers to a pregnancy support service, 12 nonprofit organizations in Taylor County are among the 3,180 such groups in Kentucky to lose their tax-exempt status.
    According to an Internal Revenue Service news release, the groups lost their status after failing to file annual reports with the IRS for three consecutive years. The status for all groups was revoked on June 9.

  • Resident charged with third DUI

    A Finley man has been arrested and charged with his third DUI offense.
    Stephen K. Benningfield, 38, of 48C Brockman Road was arrested Friday, June 24 at 1:02 a.m.
    According to an arrest citation, the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a truck driving through a fence on KY 744 and fleeing the scene.