Today's News

  • Wise named president/CEO at United Citizens

    Ron Wise of Campbellsville has been named president and CEO of United Citizens Bank of Southern Kentucky.

    Prior to serving as branch manager at United Citizens' Campbellsville branch, Wise was executive vice president of Taylor County Bank in charge of portfolio management and the TCB loan department from 1990 to 2007.

    He has been active in the Campbellsville Kiwanis Club and Jaycees, while also serving on the Campbellsville Independent School board for 20 years.

  • Welcome, CU alumni

    This weekend, alumni and friends of Campbellsville University will visit our community to celebrate CU's many accomplishments during homecoming.

    Those who haven't visited in a while will notice some changes. Just in the past few years, we've seen the addition of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Center, the School of Nursing, the Ransdell Chapel and Gosser Gymnasium. Next on the construction agenda is a new School of Business and Economics.

    But it's not just physical changes that are worth noting.

  • Haddox-Coyle

    Holly Lynn Haddox of Ruston, La. and Chase Weston Coyle of Campbellsville exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, May 17 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston.

    The Rev. Andy Hurst performed the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Douglas and Debbie Haddox of Ruston. Her grandparents are Carroll Jones and Grace Haddox, both of Ruston, and the late Dorothy Jones and A.B. Haddox.

    The groom is the son of Terry and Mitzi Coyle of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Elmer and Roxie Coyle of Springfield and the late Charlie and Shell Carrico.

  • Citizens donates to TCHS soccer program

    Taylor County High School boys' and girls' soccer teams recently received a donation from Citizens Bank. Pictured are, from left, Charles Higdon Jr., principal at TCHS; Jason England, head girls' soccer coach; Mark Johnson, president of Citizens Bank; Brandon Centers, assistant boys' soccer coach; and Jeff Gumm, TCHS Athletics Director.

  • CU homecoming set for Oct. 3-4

    Campbellsville University's homecoming, set for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4, promises to be a time of "remembering, renewing and reconnecting" as alumni and friends return to their alma mater.

    Shannon Thomas Clark, director of alumni relations, said homecoming is a perfect time to "remember your college days, renew friendships with former classmates and reconnect with faculty.

  • Texas Hold'em Tournament is Oct. 4

    The Lebanon Kiwanis Club will host a "Texas Hold'em" Tournament at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the VFW on North College Street in Lebanon.

    Registration will begin at 5 p.m. requiring a $75 initial buy-in. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 10 places with first place being $1,500, assuming there are 100 players.

    Proceeds of the event will support the Lebanon Kiwanis Club in its efforts to provide scholarships, funding for youth sports and projects of all kinds for the children in Marion County.

  • One injured in motorcycle collision

    A Campbellsville man was injured Saturday after driving his motorcycle through a fence.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Cory Graham, 19, of 4245 Barney School Road was driving a 2006 Kawasaki at about 7 p.m. on Merrimac Road.

    The report states Graham left the roadway and struck a fence.

    Graham told Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Cox that a four-door dark colored vehicle was driving on his side of the road and forced him to leave the roadway.

  • AutoSmart donates to FCA

    Stan Curry, owner of AutoSmart, presents a donation to Jeff Montgomery, a chaplain for the Kentuckiana Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Montgomery is a motocross racer and in his third year as FCA chaplain. He promoted summer FCA motocross camps held in Indiana, Ohio and North Carolina.

  • TRH opens community walking track

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a ribbon cutting for a community walking track on Aug. 21.

    The quarter-mile track was the idea of the Taylor Regional Community Quarter Century Club. This group of team members who have been employed for 25 years or more wanted to do something worthwhile for the entire community.

    Local businesses and individuals have donated more than $20,000 to complete the project. The track is open to anyone at anytime they would like to walk. Water and electricity will be installed soon.

  • Ford honored for 94 years of membership at First United Methodist

    Ruth Gibson Ford is presented with a certificate for 94 years of membership on Aug. 24 at First United Methodist Church. Dr. Ted Beam, pastor, made the presentation. Ford will be 100 years old on Nov. 24.