Today's News

  • Clay Hill Forest to sell plants in observance of Earth Day

    In celebration of Earth Day, Campbellsville University's Clay Hill Memorial Forest will have a native plant sale on Friday, April 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Proceeds from the sale will be used to support student research at Clay Hill Memorial Forest.

    A list of available plants can be viewed on the Clay Hill website at www.clayhillforest.org.

    Clay Hill Memorial Forest is located about 8 miles from Campbellsville at 7426 Old Lebanon Road, about a mile north of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

  • Fourth of July photo contest entries sought

    Campbellsville's Fourth of July celebration will once again feature an amateur photo contest sponsored by Orthodyne Physical Therapy.

    Organizers encourage amateur photographers who wish to participate to pick up their cameras now and start taking photos.

    This year's contest will offer several categories, including people, scenic, animals, miscellaneous and patriotic, which is new this year.

  • School Board focuses on technology

    Staff Report

    Technology was a major focus at Monday's meeting of the Campbellsville School Board.

    Teachers from all three of the District's schools gave a presentation to Board members on how new technology is stirring excitement in the classroom.

    Technology instructor Terry Brewer said there are now SmartBoards in each classroom in the District, and students are enjoying them.

  • TCES student wins state essay contest


    A Taylor County Elementary student has been named the state winner in the annual "AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year" essay contest.

    AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association recently presented the ninth annual award to 11-year-old Elizabeth Rogers for her winning essay about her grandmother, Diane Rogers, a retired educator from Campbellsville.

  • Black accepted at Sullivan University

    Sullivan University has accepted Shawn M. Black of Taylor County High School for admission beginning with the 2011 academic year.

    Sullivan University, founded in 1962, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

    Sullivan awards certificates, associate, bachelor and master's degrees in career-oriented programs ranging from business and logistics to dispute resolution and early childhood education.

  • CU students featured on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'


    Campbellsville University's John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of CU, right, recently interviewed Collin Johnson, left, of Shelbyville and Jordan Johnson of Russellville on Campbellsville University's WLCU's show "Dialogue on Public Issues."

    In the interview, the students discuss their participation in the Christian Student Leadership Conference with the National Association of Evangelicals.

  • Taylor County Bank ranked in top 15th percentile of community banks

    Taylor County Bank is among the best community banks, affording to a recent report.

    Seifried & Brew, a community bank risk management firm, named Taylor County Bank in its "Top 15th Percentile of Community Banks" report. To gain entry, banks must demonstrate exemplary performance of balancing risk and reward based on the bank's total risk/return composite ranking.

  • CVC celebrates fair housing law

    Marking the 43rd anniversary of the signing of the National Fair Housing Law, Kevin R. Smith, president and CEO of Community Ventures Corp., asked all seven regions of the state to recognize April as Fair Housing Month.

    "Fair housing isn't a choice. It's the law," Smith said. "I urge all Kentuckians, homebuyers, renters, landlords and lenders to learn about their rights and responsibilities."

  • Paladin Investigations/K.R.S. Private Investigations

    Opened in March, Private Investigators actually houses two businesses - Campbellsville native Greg Gribbins' Paladin Investigations and Michael Mann's K.R.S. Private Investigations. Gribbins and Mann are state-licensed private investigators.

  • Carnation Street home damaged in fire

    A Carnation Street home suffered significant fire damage early Thursday.

    Campbellsville firefighters responded to the house fire at 218 Carnation St. just after 1 a.m. Heavy smoke was visible upon arrival, according to a fire department run sheet.

    The fire was contained to an upper storage area in the attic of the home, which is owned by Jerry Mardis. Residents Terry and Melinda Whitehouse were home at the time of the fire. No one was injured.

    The cause of the fire is undetermined, as of press time.