Local News

  • Local KSP troopers honored

    The Kentucky State Police announced the 2010 Trooper of the Year and other awards for acts of bravery, life saving, professionalism and dedication to duty recently during a ceremony at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.
    Two troopers from Post 15 in Columbia, which includes Taylor County, were honored.
    Trooper Logan R. Richardson was among 18 troopers named Trooper of the Year at the post, branch or division level.
    Det. Bramlett J. Burton was among 19 troopers named Detective of the Year at the post, branch or division level.

  • World Finance opens Campbellsville office

  • Taylor Regional Hospital recognizes AHA Instructors of the Year

    The American Heart Association Training Center at Taylor Regional Hospital recently announcecd the 2011 Instructor of the Year awards. The winners are:

  • Richardson honored for 35 years of service

    Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio Owner Pam Richardson was recently honored by the company for 35 years of service. The recognition came during the 80th annual Merle Norman Cosmetics Convention in Los Angeles, Calif.
    Richardson received a jeweled 35-year pin.

  • Local Con-way Freight driver achieves a million accident-free miles

    Every industry has certain unique career milestones that set apart an individual as especially skilled and accomplished in their profession. For a professional truck driver, 1 million miles of safe driving without an accident is the ultimate measure of excellence.
    It is an elite club that now counts Campbellsville resident Mike Newton as a member.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital hosts baby fair

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted its second annual baby fair on Thursday, May 5. About 150 people took part in educational sessions, hospital tours, informational booths and door prize giveaways. Cathy Williams, prevention specialist with Adanta, Dr. Steve Baum of U of L Pediatrics-Campbellsville and Dr. Steve VanMeter of Taylor Regional Physicians for Women made presentations. Above, Baum speaks to a full house.

  • 400-mile sale

    The 400-mile sale along U.S. 68 began Thursday.

    Hundreds of people set up booths along the route.

    Michael George of Campbellsville, above, was up early glancing through various items during the 400-mile sale on Thursday morning.

    Shirley Newton of Campbellsville, below, places price tags on items available at her booth during the 400-mile sale.

  • Crusade for Children

    Campbellsville Fire Department Engineer Billy DeSpain collects donations for WHAS Crusade for Children on Friday afternoon.

    Funds collected come back to local schools to aid in programs for students with disabilities.

  • Fun at the Taylor County Fair

    The Taylor County Fair finished its run for 2011 on Saturday.

    Friday night was the single largest crowd ever.

    Click on the headline to access the story and then click the photo to see a slideshow of other photos from the fair.

  • Want a GED - for free?

    The Adult Learning Center celebrated the month of June with a meet and greet event on Friday.

    Director Diana Salmon said those who'd like to take the GED test in June may do so - for free.

    Salmon said she's trying to get the word out to local businesses about the training the center offers for potential employees.

    Career Readiness certificates can also be earned, she said, which enable residents to become qualified for many positions.

    For more information, contact Salmon at 465-7736.