Today's News

  • Genealogical book fair is Nov. 14

    The Green County Genealogical Society Book Fair is planned for Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST at the Greensburg Fire and Rescue Building.

    Many historical and genealogical societies will have booths representing many counties, including Taylor, Green, LaRue, Adair, Hart, Edmonson, Grayson, Hardin, Barren, Metcalfe, Bullitt and Breckinridge.

    For more information, call Barbara Wright at 465-7125.


  • Lady Tigers begin with 99-87 road triumph

    The No. 11 Campbellsville University Lady Tigers got their 2009-2010 season tipped off Monday night in Sumter, S.C. with a 99-87 win over Morris College.

    The Lady Tigers rode the double-digit first-half scoring of four players to manufacture a 59-41 lead at intermission over their athletic opponent.

  • Honor our veterans

    While Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember and honor military personnel who died in service to their country, Veterans Day is the day set aside to thank and honor those among us who are serving their country today or who have served in the past.

    And Wednesday is that day.

    When we think of veterans, many of us automatically think of people our grandfather's age. But that's certainly not the case. Many young men and women in their early 20s are now veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • CU organ recital series continues Nov. 10

    Maria LeRose-Herndon of Campbellsville, formerly of Summersville, W.Va., will present an all-French program during the Noon Organ Recital Series at Campbellsville University on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

    The event will be in Ransdell Chapel at 12:20 p.m. She will play on the university's Farrand and Votey Pipe Organ.

    The recital is free and open to the public. It will end at 12:50 p.m

    LeRose-Herndon serves as organist and music director at Trinity Episcopal Church in Danville. She also teaches piano and organ lessons at the Music Institute of Lexington.

  • Haydon makes campaign stop in Campbellsville

    Democratic candidate for State Senator Jodie Haydon met with about 40 supporters at Taylor County Middle School on Tuesday night.

    Haydon, a former state representative, was selected earlier this month as the Democratic choice for the upcoming special election for the Senate's 14th District seat. The seat was vacated when Dan Kelly resigned to accept an appointment to the 11th Judicial Circuit.

    Speaking to his supporters Tuesday, Haydon said one of his top priorities has always been education.

  • CU clinches winning football season

    Campbellsville University overcame a 20-3 deficit to beat Union College 31-29 on Senior Day and guarantee the program’s first winning season since 2004.

    “This win just moves us to another level in this program,” said Campbellsville University head coach Perry Thomas, who took over the CU program in 2008 after a 0-10 season the year before. “It also says a lot about our seniors’ character for staying with the program and not giving up in the tough years.”

  • LWC to host veterans appreciation luncheon

    The Lindsey Wilson College community will host its annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

    The luncheon begins at noon ET in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center.

    The luncheon is open to veterans and their spouses along with veterans' widows and widowers.

    This is the seventh consecutive year Lindsey Wilson has hosted the luncheon.

  • Governor says now is no time to rest

    Few things are as clear-cut or urgent as the need to get Kentucky's children off to a healthy start in life.

    One, whether you're a parent or a politician, it's a moral obligation. I firmly believe that. Two, Kentucky's future depends on our ability to create a talented, inquisitive and productive work force.

    One year ago, my administration launched an aggressive plan to tackle head on one of the biggest hurdles to our children's and our state's future: Lack of health insurance.

  • Obama Administration needs to confront Canada on burley tobacco ban

    The Canadian government has enacted a law that could endanger the entire burley tobacco industry. U.S. tobacco growers need President Obama and the Office of the United States Trade Representative to ensure that the Canadians honor their trade obligations and that other countries do not follow Canada's lead in banning American blend cigarettes.

  • Filing under way for 2010 election

    Candidate filings are now under way for what is expected to be a large election year.

    Candidates began filing Wednesday, according to Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney, with just under 20 declaring their candidacy by Friday. (See related story for a list of candidate filings so far.)

    In Taylor County, 48 offices will be up for grabs on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot. (See list of offices below.)