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Today's News

  • Rupp Arena turned into Taylor County North last week

     

  • Early Days March 17, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

     

    March 16, 2006

     

    Local artist Karen Prince has been asked to design an egg to represent Taylor County in the annual Governor's Easter Egg Roll.

     

    Freida Cox, Carol Wright and Dan Durham spoke about the importance of buckling up during a recent rally at Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

     

    McKayla Sprowles celebrated her eighth birthday at Super 8 Motel on Jan. 14.

     

  • Early Days March 3, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

     

    March 2, 2006

     

    Roberta Shely, 83, of Lakeview Drive in Campbellsville died at 2:34 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, in Glasgow.

     

    Mannsville Christian Church will celebrate its 48th anniversary Sunday with a homecoming day featuring Saved by Grace.

     

    Renee Gribbins, a local stylist, recently attended an OPI training in Elizabethtown.

     

  • County seeking grant for trail repairs, development

     

    Repairs and work on additional trails could be in store for the Homeplace on Green River in the not-too-distant future.

    At a special-called meeting on Monday afternoon, magistrates on the Taylor County Fiscal Court voted 5-1 to apply for a Recreational Trails Grant, which is administered by the Department of Local Government, for as much as $200,000.

  • Amnesty Day set for recycling of hazardous waste, other recyclables

    The Taylor County Junior Conservation Board is holding an Amnesty Day for household hazardous waste and recyclables.

    The community is encouraged to bring household hazardous wastes Saturday, March 26, to the Taylor County Extension Office for proper disposal.

    They will be set up from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Items accepted will be household chemicals including old bottles of herbicide, pesticide and cleaners. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture will be there to help with the disposal.

  • Early Days March 24, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    March 23, 2006

    Leah Kay, Lindsey Rae and Lauren Ann Nelson celebrated their first birthday Saturday, March 11, with a Winnie the Pooh party at their home. They are the daughters of Mark and Kay Nelson of Columbia.

    David Simmons and Donna Noe Pierce will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this weekend. They exchanged vows on March 24, 1966.

  • Man sentenced to 20 years in fatal crash

     

    A man involved in a three-vehicle accident in Washington County last year, which left another man dead, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after accepting a plea agreement.

    Victor Mendoza, 25, of Campbellsville, appeared in circuit court before Judge Todd Spalding for final sentencing.

  • Prayer, support help Gowin battle colon cancer

     

    Brian Gowin says his fight with colorectal cancer and lymphoma made him realize how much he takes for granted.

    “It’s been a long road,” Gowin said. “Through prayer, and a lot of support from everybody, I’ve fought this battle.”

    He says he was inspired during his ordeal by Psalms 73:26: “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

  • St. Baldrick's event raises $11,000 this year

     

    “Daddy, you don’t look like Daddy anymore,” Bradley Wurth said to his father, Brad, who was in the process of getting his beard shaved.

    The father of four participated in the Campbellsville University ‘Brave a Shave for Kids with Cancer’ event, which was the ninth annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser. It took place Saturday on CU’s campus to raise money for childhood cancer research.

  • Two killed in Monday crash

     

    A two-vehicle accident early Monday morning claimed the lives of two Campbellsville people and injured a Buffalo woman. LaRue County Coroner Brad Turner identified the deceased as Ashley Brooke Moore, 32, and her 9-year-old daughter, Brooklyn Layne Carothers, a fourth-grader at Taylor County Elementary School. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.