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Today's News

  • Allen is USAA award winner

    Lance Allen of Campbellsville has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in leadership and science.

    The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.

    Allen, who attends Green County High School, was nominated for the honors by Tammy Thompson, guidance counselor, and Melissa Bright, chemistry teacher, at GCHS. He will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • PRIDE donates wetlands book to local library

    If your summer project is to build a wetland, then you should visit your local library to check out "Wetland Drainage, Restoration and Repair."

    Eastern Kentucky PRIDE recently donated copies of the book to every public library in the 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky, as well as the region's NRCS and Conservation District offices.

  • Resident's flag found burned

    A Campbellsville resident's U.S. flag was found burned near a church on Monday.

    According to Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp, a resident called his office last week and reported that her flag had been stolen from outside her West Main Street home.

    Shipp said the flag was found Monday at the Campbellsville Church of Nazarene on West Main Street. He said the flag had been burned and damaged.

    Shipp said the sheriff's department does not know who took the flag. Anyone with information about the incident can call Shipp's office at 465-4351.

  • Christmas ornaments on sale

    The Campbellsville Renaissance/Historic Preservation Commission's 2008 Christmas Ornament goes on sale today.

    The third in a series, this year's ornament features the former Cumberland Presbyterian Church, now the Taylor County Public Library, located on South Columbia Avenue and Broadway in downtown Campbellsville.

    The church is etched on a flat glass ornament with a gold ribbon. The history of the church is included in the gold gift box.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 2, 1998

    Jennifer Warren and Megan Cary were crowned Miss Independence and Miss Taylor County Fair, respectively, Saturday night at Hamilton Auditorium.

    John David Inman of Campbellsville is among 447 students at Eastern Kentucky University named to the president's list for spring semester study.

    Samantha Floyd, 3, won first place in the Crusade for Children baby contest at Kroger, East Broadway. She is the daughter of Doug and Sharon Floyd of Campbellsville.

    Dr. James Watkins was recently certified by the American Board of Surgery.

  • July 4th celebration events begin Thursday

    Happy 232nd birthday America! And what a party we're having to celebrate. There's everything from parades and fireworks to hot air balloons and food for family fun.

    The Campbellsville Fourth of July Celebration Committee has even added a new event this year - hot air balloon rides. The balloon rides will take place during the balloon glow tonight and the race tomorrow, said Greg Gribbins, a member of the committee.

  • Taylor County Girl Scout Troops visit Camp Kentahten

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troops #222 and #2164 visited Camp Kentahten on June 13. The girls participated in team building activities including climbing a rock wall, giant swing, zip line and low ropes. The girls learned the benefit of teamwork in accomplishing tasks. Pictured are, from left, Samantha Clark, Rylee Beard, Meredith Johnson, Kimberly Davis, Brittany Rose, Brooke Gilpin, Lauren Johnson, Katie Long, Jenna Corbin and Hannah Reynolds. They are pictured with their activity guide, Jason "Ski" Roach.

  • Grace Notes: Confessions of an addict

    I don't know this from experience, but I'm told all it takes is one hit of crack to become addicted. But that's not my addiction.

    For me, it's watching food shows on TV. Not the how-to-cook shows, but the restaurant shows like "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" on the Food Network or "Food Paradise" on the Travel Channel.

  • Property transfers for July 3

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

  • Thomas-Sanders

    Darlene and Richard Britton and John and Lisa Thomas, all of Campbellsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Whitney Thomas, to Kasey Adam Sanders, son of Kathy and Jeff Bell of Campbellsville and Chris and Leah Sanders of Georgetown.

    Thomas is the granddaughter of John and Helen Mattingly of Calvary and the late Jack and Dotty Thomas.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed as a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Taylor Regional Hospital.