Today's News

  • TRH names fall ambassador


    Melissa Million has been named the fall Taylor Regional Hospital ambassador. Nancy Cook was also nominated.

    A team member nominated Million for the honor. The following was written about her on her nomination form:

    "Melissa is a very caring and compassionate nurse. Her patients are her No. 1 priority and she provides them with first-rate care. She always has a smile on her face and tries to create comfort and trust in her patients.

  • CU hosts 'God's Heart for Orphans' chapel service


    Mikayla Smith

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University welcomed Elizabeth Styffe, global director of the HIV/AIDS and Orphan Care Initiative at Saddleback Church in California, as keynote speaker for "God's Heart for Orphans" in Ransdell Chapel on Wednesday, Oct 29. The worship service was a kick off to National Adoption Month.

  • Early Days for 11-27



    Nov. 25, 2004

    About 50 members of Elk Horn Baptist Church helped deliver 85 boxes of food to Taylor Countians on Monday evening, signaling the official start of the community's holiday season.

    Madison Turner won the Central Kentucky News-Journal's Halloween Costume Contest as Dorothy from the "Wizard of Oz" and packed home a plastic pumpkin filled with goodies and treats. Madison is 6 and the daughter of Shawn and Stephanie Turner.

  • Zombie walk raises $1,230


    Frost-Arnett hosted a zombie walk last month and the event raised $1,230.

    Samantha Jones and Nichole Pippin recently presented Paul Osborne checks in the amount of $615 each as donations to Campbellsville Trail Town and to United Citizens Bank for the injured Campbellsville Fire & Rescue firefighters.

  • Ingersoll Rand celebrates six million hours worked incident-free


    Ingersoll Rand, a global leader in compressed air systems and services, power tools and fluid and material handling equipment, surpassed six million hours of incident-free operations at its Campbellsville facility this month.

    The achievement represents 14 years of operations absent of any operational stoppages because of safety incidents.

    "This achievement has been 14 years in the making," said David Johnson, plant manager for the Ingersoll Rand Campbellsville facility.

  • Saga Mama hosts ribbon cutting


    A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently hosted for Sara Ward's recently opened Sage Mama business.

    The business, located at 122 E. First St., will provide support and education for mothers and mothers-to-be.

    The business is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    There is a childbirth class on Mondays at 6:30 p.m., a prenatal nutrition class on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and rhyme time early literacy program classes on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. Services are also available by appointment.

  • Carney attends school finance meeting


    State Rep. and House Republican Whip John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, recently attended the November meeting of the Subcommittee on School Finance.

  • TCES Cardinal Chorus performs Disney classics


    The familiar sounds of classic Disney songs filled the Taylor County Elementary School gymnasium on Thursday night.

    TCES Cardinal Chorus presented its fall performance for parents, friends and teachers and again the following morning. Students sang songs from "Tangled," "Mary Poppins," "Sound of Music," "Pocahontas," "Beauty and the Beast" and more.

  • Woman receives treatment after report of fire in home


    A woman was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital for treatment after it was reported to Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel on Wednesday at about 4 p.m. that her home might have been on fire.

    Firefighters responded and removed some paper from the woman's home on Brookside Avenue that was in flames. The fire was extinguished quickly.

    Campbellsville Police also responded and Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel treated the woman at the scene.

  • KSP to host 'Cram the Cruiser' food drive

    Kentucky State Police recently began its fifth annual "Cram the Cruiser" food drive.

    Food collection sites have been established at all 16 posts, including Post 15 in Columbia, which services Taylor County. Sites have also been established throughout the state and at the agency's headquarters in Frankfort. The campaign extends through Dec. 16 and is designed to collect non-perishable food items for needy families.

    KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb said the agency collected more than 124,000 pounds of food during the 2013 campaign.