Local News

  • County workers get raise after all

    County employees will get 3 percent raises next fiscal year, though magistrates have said for the past three months that the county can't afford it.

    At Tuesday night's regular Taylor Fiscal Court meeting, five of the county's six magistrates voted to give the raise.

    The issue of raises has been discussed at three meetings of the Court's Budgets, Audits and Personnel Committee this year. At each, the consensus has been that the county can't afford to give raises next fiscal year.

  • City gives initial OK to raises for employees

    City employees could get a 2 percent pay raise.

    Campbellsville City Council members had first reading of the 2011-2012 budget during a special meeting Monday night.

    Though the Council had previously had first reading of the budget, significant changes prompted the Council to have first reading again. A second and final reading is set for Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m. in the City Council meeting room above the Campbellsville Police Department.

  • Fair pageant photos

    This year’s Taylor County Fair pageants featured winners of all ages.

    All photos were taken by Heather Bava of Ivy Essence Studio.

    Click on the first photo for a pop-up slideshow.

  • Green joins Century 21

    Mary Jo Green has joined Century 21. Green has been a licensed real estate agent since 2007.
    She is available for anyone looking to buy or sell.
    Century 21 is located at 119 Nancy Cox Drive, Suite 5 in Campbellsville.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital honors top staff

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized clinical and support services team members of the year.
    Phyllis Patton, a certified pharmacy technician, was presented with the clinical services award.
    The following was written about Patton on her nomination form:
    “Phyllis is an invaluable asset to both the pharmacy and TRH. She routinely goes above and beyond her normal job duties without prompting and always takes the lead in implementing new technologies and changes within the pharmacy.”
    Patton has been at TRH since Jan. 21, 1991.

  • Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken celebrates 45th anniversary

    To celebrate 45 years of serving fresh, never frozen chicken, Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken is asking fans to shake a tail feather this summer and show the world how their version of the chicken dance is done. In addition to several giveaways totaling more than $6,000, Lee’s is hosting the 2011 Chicken Dance Contest, an effort to reward the most original and funky fan video.

  • Good grades add up to free rentals at Family Video

    Family Video is giving free movie and video game rentals to students for getting good grades on their final report cards in June.
    All students, in kindergarten through college, are rewarded with a free overnight rental for each final grade of “A” or equivalent mark earned in any core subject.
    Core subjects or courses include any geography, history, language, math, reading, science and spelling classes. Tens of thousands of titles can rent free, including all movies 30 days past their release date and all video games.

  • P&K Jet Ski Rental celebrates opening

    P&K Jet Ski Rental celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, June 3. The business opened on May 27 with owners Bill Perkins and Jon King having spent a year in preparation for the event. The business is located at 55A Donna Drive, next to the Double Nickel. Call 465-0951 for more information.

  • Cosmic Zumba

    A Zumba class of Campbellsville and Greensburg residents participated in a Cosmic Zumba class on Monday, May 23 at Living Word Abundant Life Center in Greensburg. Kathy Jones was the instructor and Black Ops Entertainment/Brooks Ewing provided entertainment.

  • Family Video hosts actor David Fultz

    Actor David Fultz stopped by Campbellsville’s Family Video on Wednesday to sign copies of his latest film, “My Bloody Wedding.” An actor and stunt man, Fultz has appeared in numerous films ranging from big budget Hollywood productions such as “The Dark Knight” and “Red” to independent Kentucky productions such as “The Edison Death Machine.” Fultz is from Morehead. “My Bloody Wedding,” which was filmed in Indianapolis, Ind., is now available to rent at Family Video.