Today's News

  • World Day of Prayer organizational meeting is Sunday

    An organizational meeting for the local World Day of Prayer observance will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

    Those interested in participating in this ecumenical prayer service are invited to attend.

    World Day of Prayer will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6 at OLPH Catholic Church.

    For more information, call 465-3966.

  • Property transfers for Jan. 22

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

    Danny and Mary Elizabeth Woodcox of Elk Horn Road in Campbellsville to Eli and Ruby Schwartz of Spurlington Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land in Taylor County, 199.6 acres, and a tract of land on the south side of Spurlington-Mannsville Road, 2.1 acres, $400,000.

  • Hospitalist program welcomes Polyhronopoulos

    Taylor Regional Hospital welcomed Dr. Spiro Polyhronopoulos, a family medicine specialist in the hospitalist program.

    Polyhronopoulos received his medical degree from the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in Alberta, Canada. He completed his internship at the Royal Columbian Hospital and residency at the University of British Columbia. Polyhronopoulos is certified with the Canadian College of Family Physicians and has most recently worked as an emergency room physician at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon and Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Get snowed in with a good book!

    Taylor County Public Library staff had a busy day on Monday serving patrons who were preparing to be snowed in.

  • Birth Announcements

    Johnny and Deanna Smith of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Colton Charles, at 3:02 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Charlie and Peggy Cox and John and Paula Smith, all of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Mattie Smothers of Campbellsville and the late Paul Smothers, Buddy and Mary Jo Gribbins, James and Lola Cox and John and Sue Smith.

    * * *

  • 'and it was THIS big!'

    Ed Bright can't work without his music. Today, it's George Jones.

    Bright, 67, makes fishing rods and says he has sold them to at least one person in all of the United States and three other countries.

    Born and raised in Yuma, Bright's interest in fishing was sparked at a young age and is something he says he has passed on to his children and grandchildren.

    Bright began making fishing rods after his broke while vacationing in Florida a little more than 25 years ago.

  • Public record for Jan. 29


    Tony Lee Skaggs, 35, of Tom Stearman Road in Summersville, leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance, possession of open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, dismissed; driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, $718, four days in jail, credit given for four days already served, alcohol drug education program, license suspended for 120 days.

  • Rape, sodomy charges amended

    A Campbellsville man has been granted a five-year pretrial diversion on charges stemming from a 2006 rape and sodomy allegation.

    Everette Ray Fair, 22, of 112 Ray St. appeared before Taylor Circuit Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, Nov. 7 during regular motion hour proceedings.

    Records from Bertram's hearings on that day, however, were not made available until recently.

  • Kimbler Kids Corner

    Sophia Grace Kimbler was crowned queen on Nov. 22 at the Kentucky State Festival Pageant in Lexington. Kimbler also won "prettiest eyes." She is the 5-year-old daughter of Jay and Jessica Kimbler of Columbia. Her grandparents are Mike and Judy Humphress and Sandy Kimbler, all of Campbellsville.

  • Neighbors helping neighbors

    As difficult and inconvenient as the past week has been for many residents of Taylor County, it has been an enlightening week as well.

    With the ice storm of last Tuesday - and then the inch and a half of snow that followed the very next day - more than half a million people across the state lost electricity. Though Taylor County didn't get the worst of what Mother Nature had to offer, we still had thousands without electricity and heat.