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Today's News

  • Minor, Graham join Watson's Salon

    Watson's Beauty Salon, 109 Dale Ave., has two new stylists.

    Emily Minor and Marsha Graham have joined the staff.

    Minor and Graham specialize in hair extensions, updos and color.

    Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Holy Week and Easter services planned at St. Thomas Church

    St. Thomas Church has several services planned for Holy Week and Easter. A schedule of events follows:

    Sunday, March 16 - Palm Sunday: blessing and distribution of palms, remembrance of Christ's entrance into Jerusalem; and Holy Communion, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, March 20 - Agape supper and Maundy Thursday observance with Holy Communion, beginning with supper at 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 21 - Good Friday traditional liturgy, 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Church; and "Seven Last Words from the Cross," at 7 p.m. at Fannie Chapel C.M.E. Church, located on Durham Street.

  • CBC to host 'Journey to Easter'

    Campbellsville Baptist Church members have been transforming the gym of the Christian Life Center into Jerusalem for this year's Easter presentation, "The Journey to Easter." Pictured are Lallie Davis, Natalie Houk and Jan Speer. The free event will take place tomorrow through Sunday, beginning at 6:30 each night. Guests may arrive any time between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

  • Brass Company to perform free in Lebanon

    Brass Company, a brass group made up of trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba players, will perform a free concert at the Rosewood Golf Club in Lebanon at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17.

    The group has previously won a Chamber Music America Rural Residency and worked with Kentucky students for four years.

    The Brass Company gives a thorough introduction to the brass family of instruments and members use their virtuoso skills on the hose-a-phone to teach students how instruments actually work.

    For more information, contact Melissa Knight at (270) 692-3177.

  • Youth Leadership visits Frankfort

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Youth Leadership members visited Frankfort on Feb. 19. Comprised of seventh- and eighth-grade students, the group toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley.

  • Blood drive is Friday, March 21

    Flood. House fire. Earthquake. Tornado. Hurricane. The common bond tying these disasters together is the response: the American Red Cross will be there.

    "No one can predict when the next river will flood or the next storm will hit. No one can foresee the next threat to the nation's health. What is predictable is that we will face such threats and emergencies, and that the American Red Cross will be there to offer help and hope."

  • CU faculty colloquium is March 14

    Dr. Gordon Weddle, professor of biology and director of Clay Hill Memorial Forest, will deliver a faculty colloquium at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 14 titled "Enchanted Isles: Reflections on a Voyage through the Galapagos Archipelago."

    The public is welcome to attend the event, which begins at 4:30 p.m. in AD 15 of the administration building on the Campbellsville University campus.

  • Court OKs fire grant

    Taylor County firefighters and rescue personnel will soon receive about $400,000 in new radio and satellite equipment. And it will only cost the County about $21,000.

    At their regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, magistrates agreed to pay a portion of a matching federal grant recently received by the Campbellsville Fire Department.

    The grant will provide nearly $800,000 in new equipment to Taylor and Green county firefighters and emergency service personnel. The money will be divided equally between counties.

  • Skaggs releases new book of poetry

    "The Poet Laureate of People Who Hate Poetry" is a new book of poetry by local poet and writer Kathy Skaggs.

    In a review for Midwest Book Reviews, Laurel Johnson said this about the book:

    "My husband is a native of the Kentucky mountains, a true hater of poetry and all things literary. Without my knowledge, he read this little book and loved it. He shook it in my face and said, 'You ... better write a good review of this book because it's SPECIAL.' He's right. This book is special in so many ways I can't express adequately in a review."

  • TCMS honor roll

    Taylor County Middle School has released its honor roll for the fourth sixth-week grading period. Students listed are:

    Sixth grade