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Today's News

  • Spears interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show with Dr. Keith Spears, vice president for regional and professional education at Campbellsville University, beginning Sunday, Jan. 31.

    Spears discussed regional and professional education and CU's continual growth and academic outreach.

    The show will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

  • Tigers flat in home loss to St. Catharine

    All-American Nestor Colmenares did not score and the Campbellsville University Tigers could not hit a three down the stretch and fell to visiting St. Catharine College on Monday night,

    The CU men dropped to 16-6 and 4-2 in conference, one play behind MSC-leading Pikeville.

    The Tigers had several chances to tie the game, but could not connect on a three-pointer with Shawn Savage’s last attempt going halfway down before popping out.

  • Extension office hosts balance class

    The Taylor County Extension Office will offer "A Matter of Balance" class beginning Wednesday, Feb. 3 and continuing once a week for eight weeks.

    The class will emphasize practical strategies to manage falls. Each class will begin at 3 p.m.

    Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. "A Matter of Balance" is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

  • Lady Cards shoot down Caverna

    The Lady Cardinals of Taylor County nailed 10 treys in improving to 12-9 overall with a 22-point home win over Caverna on Tuesday.

    Mercedes Cox paced Taylor County with 23 points while Alanna Claywell scored 10 off the bench. Senior MeLeigha Pollock returned to the TCHS line-up, after missing 14 games with an injury, to tally eight points, leaving her seven short of the 1,000-point club. Marsha Kessler and Hope Wigginton had a pair of threes each for six points.

    The TCHS girls host Marion County on Friday at 7:30.

  • Halls, Glasgow have CHS' number

    Campbellsville trailed by 15 points with 4:17 left in the game but fought back to within four, only to fall to Glasgow 65-59 in the opening game of the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic State Tournament on Thursday morning in Richmond.

    “We didn’t take advantage early and we knew how good Cameron Hall was,” Eagle coach Tim Davis admitted. “We wanted to hold him in the 20s and stop everybody else.”

    The Campbellsville University-bound Hall finished with 34 points, including a perfect 17-17 at the charity stripe.

  • Early Days

    Ten Years Ago

    Feb. 3, 2000

    The annexation of property along KY 55 and U.S. 68, including the Fruit of the Loom property, remains on hold while the validity of a petition opposing it is determined.

    Michael S. Schuhmann was named to the dean's list for the fall 1999 semester at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss.

    Stephen Paul Willems has been named to the dean's list of the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky.

    Alma Seaborne, 80, of Meadowview Court in Campbellsville, died Saturday, Jan. 29 in Campbellsville.

  • City donates land for animal shelter

    Taylor County Animal Shelter could see another new addition soon.

    At Monday's regular Campbellsville City Council meeting, Mayor Brenda Allen told Council members that she received a letter from Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers asking the Council to consider donating land to the Taylor County Animal Shelter.

    The County wants to apply for a grant to build a new building to house animals ready for adoption, Rogers said. The land would revert to the City if the County does not receive a grant for the project.

  • KU media manager to address chamber

    Cliff Feltham, Kentucky Utilities' statewide media relations manager, will be guest speaker at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, which is set for noon Thursday, Feb. 11 at Living Grace Church. KU is also co-sponsor for the event.

    The cost is $8 for Chamber investors and $10 for non-investors. Reservations must be made at the Chamber office by noon on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

    Any cancellations after Feb. 9 will be billed and any reservations made after the deadline will cost $1 more.

  • Though there were several minor traffic collisions, the weekend snow storm resulted in only one injury.

    That report came Saturday afternoon when Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue was dispatched to Miller Park. According to the caller, someone had broken a leg sledding. Rescue Deputy Director Todd Cox could only confirm that Rescue treated a leg injury.

  • Police Department receives award

    Campbellsville Police are now a part of a select group.

    Mark Filburn, Kentucky League of Cities law enforcement specialist, presented the Golden Eagle Award to the Campbellsville Police Department. The department, Filburn said, earned a 100 percent score on the KLC 37 best practices - one of only 12 departments in the state to do so.

    Best practices include equipment availability, care and custody of suspects and training.