Today's News

  • TRH to host smoking cessation classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital has scheduled a Cooper/Clayton Stop Smoking Cessation Class. 

    This 12-week class meets once per week and will be on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The class began Tuesday, Jan. 6 and will continue through Tuesday, March 24. 

    The Cooper/Clayton Method to stop smoking was developed at a major university and has proven to work in research studies and has continued to work for more than 20 years. It has worked for thousands of smokers and may work for you.

  • What happens in Frankfort doesn't necessarily stay in Frankfort

    None of us likes to run short on money. It means cutting back on expenses, getting a second job or even doing without. And with the state of today's economy, even our governmental agencies are running short.

    As the Kentucky General Assembly goes into session this week, the state of the economy will be a major focus. Legislators will be charged with finding ways to do more with less.

    And there's really only two definitive ways to do that - raise taxes or cut services.

  • Polston Family in concert Sunday

    The Garry Polston Family will be in concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11 at Hogards Chapel United Methodist Church. The church is located at 5391 Greensburg Road. The community is invited to attend. For more information, call Pastor Steve Latham at 465-4353.

  • Battlefield Association to have public meeting

    The Tebbs Bend Battlefield Association will have a public meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at the Taylor County Extension Office from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    The meeting is required as a result of an American Battlefield Protection Program grant the group received to help prepare a preservation plan for Tebbs Bend Battlefield.

    At the meeting, Taylor County residents will be encouraged to share their vision of the battlefield over the next 50 to 100 years.

  • Property transfers for Jan. 8

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

    Haydon Oil Co. of Springfield aka Haydon Oil Co. of Bardstown Road in Springfield to Huddleston & Son LLC of Mile Lane in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the east side of Lebanon Avenue, $100,000.

  • BPW honors locals for community roles

    Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club observed National Business and Professional Women's Club Week in October.

    The local club hosted an awards banquet honoring several local people.

    Cheryl Williams received the Rita Goldstein Award; Dr. Frank Cheatham was named Man of the Year; Pat Webster received the Citizen of the Year Award; Connie Phillips was named Woman of Achievement; and Diane Woods-Ayers received the Woman of the Year Award.

  • Public record for Jan. 8


    Adrian S. Cook, 32, of Hatcher Road in Campbellsville, speeding, $181, prepayable.

    Kaylyn R. Boone, no age given, of Stiles Road in New Haven, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepayable.

    H.J. Banna, 69, of Jamestown Drive in Henderson, speeding, $173, prepayable.

    Michael Lee Benedict, 27, of West Saloma Road in Campbellsville, speeding, $153, state traffic school; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, no/expired registration plates, dismissed.

  • New year, same me

    I don't make New Year's resolutions. It's true I may have "made" one or two in the past for the sake of filling this column space, but, if I did, I had no intention of actually following through with them.

    I admire those who make New Year's resolutions and actually follow through with them. Those people are superheroes in my book.

    It's not that I haven't tried to better myself over the years. I have tried several times and each time, I ended up worse off.

    Case in point - my decision to lose weight.

  • Contract Postal Unit opens at Citizens Bank

    Citizens Bank on East Main Street hosted its contract postal unit - or CPU - grand opening just in time for the holidays.

    Local Chamber of Commerce members and other members of the community attended the event. 

    USPS Contract Postal Unit coordinator Tim Reynolds says he was contacted by Campbellsville Retail Associate Damarco Richardson several months ago requesting the establishment of a CPU in the downtown area.

  • Clark joins G&S Automotive

    Scott Clark has joined G&S Automotive Sales and Service at 1470 S. Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville as a technician.

    Clark, who has 16 years' experience, is ASE master certified and Ford master certified.

    G&S is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturdays by appointments only.