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Today's News

  • 400-mile sale

    The 400-mile sale along U.S. 68 began Thursday.

    Hundreds of people set up booths along the route.

    Michael George of Campbellsville, above, was up early glancing through various items during the 400-mile sale on Thursday morning.

    Shirley Newton of Campbellsville, below, places price tags on items available at her booth during the 400-mile sale.

  • Crusade for Children

    Campbellsville Fire Department Engineer Billy DeSpain collects donations for WHAS Crusade for Children on Friday afternoon.

    Funds collected come back to local schools to aid in programs for students with disabilities.

  • Fun at the Taylor County Fair

    The Taylor County Fair finished its run for 2011 on Saturday.

    Friday night was the single largest crowd ever.

    Click on the headline to access the story and then click the photo to see a slideshow of other photos from the fair.

  • Want a GED - for free?

    The Adult Learning Center celebrated the month of June with a meet and greet event on Friday.

    Director Diana Salmon said those who'd like to take the GED test in June may do so - for free.

    Salmon said she's trying to get the word out to local businesses about the training the center offers for potential employees.

    Career Readiness certificates can also be earned, she said, which enable residents to become qualified for many positions.

    For more information, contact Salmon at 465-7736.

  • Cancer survivor says prayer is the key to her survival

    A stranger's act of kindness for a Campbellsville woman has shown that a little can go a long way.

    At age 76, Phyllus Harrison has seen the highs and lows life can offer. However, says she has never let either consume her soul - she lifts up her praises to the Lord, even on the days she doesn't feel like it.

    "Prayer, trust and strength is all we need to get through hard times," she says.

  • Long-time downtown business man dies

    A pillar of the downtown business community has died.

    Walter Logan "Corky" Scott III died at 2:56 a.m. on Sunday, May 29 in Lexington. He was 72.

    "Our hearts are just absolutely broken," said Mitchell's Men's Wear Manager Laura Wilds. "There is a big hole in Main Street right now.

    "He was a kind, gentle spirit. Just a good soul, a good Christian."

  • Central Hardin halts Eagles' title run

     

    Campbellsville managed only two Brett Kearney hits and scored its only run on a bases-loaded walk and fell to host Central Hardin 8-1 in the Fifth Region Tournament baseball finals on Wednesday in Cecilia.

    The Bruins scored the game's first run in the third inning and put the contest away with a four-run fourth.

  • Cards' season ends in semi setback to Central

     

  • Lady Cards eliminated by Green in region softball

    Taylor County High School’s tough first-round draw turned into elimination as the Lady Cardinals lost to Green County 11-1 in five innings in the Fifth Region Tournament on Monday afternoon at LaRue County.
    The Lady Cardinals, who finish the season at 14-16, scored their only run on Hannah Milby’s fifth-inning hit.
    Green County (29-7) fell to Central Hardin in Tuesday’s semifinals while LaRue County went 10 innings to beat North Hardin 7-6 in the other final four match-up. Central Hardin shut out LaRue County 11-0 for the tourney title.

  • Fair offers entertainment for those of all ages

    Staff Report

    The Taylor County Fair will offer plenty of entertainment for the entire family this year, from singing competitions and truck pulls to a petting zoo and go kart racing.

    The midway will open at 6 p.m. on June 6-11. Gates will open at 5.

    Fair admission is $10 and everyone will pay the fee, including contestants.

    For more information, visit the fair's website at www.taylorcountyfair.org.

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