Today's News

  • Benefit singing is Feb. 6

    A benefit singing for Neal Tucker, who is being treated in a hospital, will be Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. ET at the Knifley Fire Department.

    Singing groups, including "The Gospel Train" and others will perform. Food will be sold and donations will be collected.

    To donate, or for more information, contact James Cochran at Mt. Zion Church at 469-8595, Gene Cornett at (606) 787-1904 or John McQueary at (606) 787-5516.


  • Love letter contest winners announced

    "But now remains faith, hope, love, these three;

    but the greatest of these is love."

    -I Corinthians 13:13

    Love. It truly does make the world go 'round. Whether it's the romantic love of sweethearts, the cherishing love of parents, or the loyal love of friends, we all have special people in our lives.

    But do the people you love know just how much you care?

  • Moss

    Ralph and Barbara Moss of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 31.

    The Mosses were married in 1959 in Harrodsburg.

    The couple met when Barbara, originally from Anderson County, attended Campbellsville College, where she met Ralph, a native of Taylor County. They have lived in Campbellsville since they were married.

    They have three children, Tommy Moss of Lexington, and Rikki Moss and Janice Moss-Brown, both of Louisville. They also have three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Love and family are week's focus

    "I wish you shelter from the storm

    And a cozy fire to keep you warm

    And most of all

    When snowflakes fall

    I wish you love."

    -Albert A. Beach

    English lyrics

    Love is in the air ... and in our newspaper pages.

    Between Valentine's Day this Saturday, the winning love letters on today's front page, a story about the Happiness and Opportunity through Marriage Education program, or H.O.M.E., and the Bridal Feature on page 8A, we're celebrating love.

  • TCHS boys roll by Commanders 67-37

    Taylor County canned 10 three-pointers and demolished visiting Washington County 67-37 on Tuesday night.

    The Cardinals led only 9-8 before tallying the game's next 16 points and the rout was on.

    Chase Cox hit four treys while fellow senior back-court starting mate Michael Coulter and reserve guard Tyler Moss had three apiece.

    Cox finished with 24 points while Lloyd Stotts added 10 and Coulter, Moss and senior Shane Morris had nine apiece for coach Troy Young's outfit.

    Lee Mudd (13) was the lone double-digit scorer for the Commanders.

  • Lincoln's life chronicled on stamps

    With a new series of stamps, the U.S. Postal Service is commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, who rose from humble, frontier origins to become a prominent lawyer and politician and ultimately President of the United States.

    The four First-Class commemorative 42-cent stamps, available nationwide now, were dedicated at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., by Postmaster General John Potter and Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Illinois.

  • Public record for Feb. 9

    Small Claims Filed

    07-S-123, filed 11/7/07; Samuel Todd Spalding of West Main Street in Lebanon v. Joanie Bright of Baptist Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for legal services rendered, $1,500 and $41 in court costs. The defendant was served 1/23/09.

    08-S-130, filed 11/17/08; Rent-A-Center of Campbellsville Bypass in Campbellsville v. Steven M. Wilson of Highland Drive in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes $1,500 and $91 in court costs.

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  • Storm cleanup continues

    A handful of Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative and Inter-County Energy Cooperative customers in Taylor County were still without power on Friday.

    According to Nolin's Web site, crews were still working to restore power at numerous substations, including the Magnolia substation in LaRue County, which serves Taylor County families along KY 210.

    Inter-County's Web site reported numerous outages in its service area, with the heaviest concentration in Marion County. Inter-County serves 85 Taylor Countians along the Marion/Taylor border.

  • Choir in need of vocalists and dancers

    The Elizabethtown Area Sacred Community Choir will present Honoring Baptists, a community service celebrating the 400th anniversary of Baptists, early in 2009. 

    The service is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel and Sunday, March 1 at 3 p.m. at Elizabethtown Baptist Church.