Today's News

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for March 25. From left, they are kindergartner Gage Tucker, first grader Weston Garrett, second grader Lexi Tikkanen, third grader Moriah Satterly, fourth grader Dylan Jones and fifth grader Stephanie Affield.

  • CES releases honor roll

    Campbellsville Elementary School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period.

    Students listed follow.

    All A's

    Tristan Johnson, Brandon Greer, Glenn Lamer, Elijah Long, Myles Murrell, Joshua Payton Reynolds, Piper Rucker, Blake Allen, Abbie Dicken, Randy Harris, Reagan Knight, Gracie Miller, Amelia Rafferty, Kyler Rakes, Christa Riggs, Hayley Stapleton, Sarah Ford, Erik Sparks, Tristan Hovious, Tabitha Burress, Chloe Gupton, Christina Phipps, Elizabeth Sullivan, Hannah Goff, Casey Hardin and Jeremiah Jackson.

  • TCHS aviation class has maiden voyage


    Taylor County High School's aviation science class flew its maiden voyage with an ARF RC plane on Saturday, April 9 at Whitley Field on Green River Lake.

    Dylan Skaggs was the pilot.

    Students are working on the design and building of the "Build A Wing" wing to be attached to the fuselage of the ARF RC plane for the NASA and Kentucky Institute of Aerospace Education and UK sponsored competition on Friday, May 13 at R.J. Corman field in Nicholasville.

  • Your secret's safe with strangers


    Let me tell you a secret. I'm absolutely terrified of bridges and escalators.

    Both translate to my demise, or so I believe. It all goes back to watching horror movies when I was a child.

    I have thought a lot about secrets lately ... how sometimes they eat away at us and make life unbearable. It can also be very liberating when we finally muster up the courage to let them see light.

  • Officials represent all of us

    With several meetings already, two more this week and others planned in the coming days, local officials obviously believe rescue and E-911 services are important.

    Taylor Fiscal Court discussed the issue Tuesday night, Campbellsville City Council has a special meeting planned this evening, and a combined committee will meet for the second time next Tuesday.

    The expected result of all these meetings is a fair and equitable way to fund rescue and E-911 services for residents in the community.

  • Schwoebel-Nushart engagement


    Cassandra Schwoebel of Campbellsville and Evan Nushart of Waukesha, Wis. announce their upcoming marriage on Saturday, May 7.

    The bride is the daughter of Beverly Schwoebel, Jamie Schwoebel and the late John M. Schwoebel Sr. of Campbellsville.

    Schwoebel graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor of science degree in health care administration. She is employed as office manager for Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Associates in Bowling Green.

  • Sapp-Harpold engagement


    Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lee Sapp of Campbellsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Christy Michal Sapp, to Charles Matthew Harpold, the son of Janet Harmond of Cincinnati, Ohio and the late Frank Harpold.

    Sapp is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and is a medical oncologist in Cincinnati.

    Harpold is a graduate of Miami University (OH) and is a financial adviser for Fidelity Investments.

    A June wedding is planned.

  • Eaton-Cannon engagement


    Laura Anne Eaton of Lawrenceburg and Tom Cannon of Bowling Green announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, May 28.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dr. Jeff and Julie Eaton of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparents are Ted and Mary Alice Winn of Campbellsville, Margaret Eaton of Glasgow and the late Rev. Thurman Eaton.

    She is a senior at Western Kentucky University with a major in chemistry and is employed part-time as a certified pharmacy technician.

  • Fifth grader portrays ancestor


    Samuel Kessler, 11, portrayed his ancestor James Durham in a performance April 5 at the Hiestand House Museum.

    Durham was the son of Revolutionary soldier Samuel Durham, an early settler in Taylor County.

    Dressed in period costume, Kessler depicted his ancestor's journey from Virginia to the Durhamtown section of Taylor County.

    A fifth grade student at Campbellsville Middle School, he is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Richie Kessler.

  • Birth announcements

    Cindy Wooldridge of Campbellsville and Cody Gordon of Raywick announce the birth of a son, Corey Michael Wooldridge, at 1:34 p.m. on March 12 at Springview Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bill and Deb Wooldridge and Bernice Ford, all of Campbellsville, and Jimmy and Donna Gordon of Raywick. Great-grandparents are Linda Sanders of Campbellsville, Jewell and Kenneth Graham of Lebanon and Margret Gordon of Raywick.