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Today's News

  • Greensburg man injured after crashing motorcycle

    A Greensburg man was injured Monday after crashing his motorcycle at the intersection of Meader Street and North Campbellsville Bypass.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Bobby Whitlow, 21, lost control of his 2004 Suzuki motorcycle after taking off at a traffic light, skidding down the road. The crash occurred at 6:40 p.m.

    Whitlow was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor Rescue personnel. He was treated and released.

    Campbellsville Police Sgt. Shannon Wilson investigated. Campbellsville Fire Department also responded.

  • TRH to host pediatric first aid course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Pediatric First Aid course on Friday, May 28 from 8 a.m. to noon.

    The class will provide participants with a sound foundation in the techniques of pediatric first aid. Upon completion, participants will receive course completion certification.

    All classes are taught at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville. Cost for the class is $50, which includes the book. The course will be presented by Richard Phillips, staff development coordinator.

  • Eagles make it three straight in district baseball

    Campbellsville made it three straight 20th District Tournament baseball titles by upending Taylor County 4-2 on Tuesday afternoon on Shaw Field.

    The Eagles used a third-inning single from Bryton Taylor for a 1-0 lead and added three runs in the fifth on a two-run double by Taylor Levi and a left-field single from Brett Kearney.

  • Watson wins Super Late Model feature at Bluegrass

    Campbellsville’s Jeff Watson had won at other tracks, but never at Bluegrass Speedway. That is no longer the case as Watson wheeled to the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model victory on Saturday evening in Bardstown.

    For the first time since 2003, Sprint Car racing returned to Bluegrass Speedway with the American Sprint Car Tour delivering the action and Hud Cone of Oakland City, Ind. collected the A-Main win. Lastly, Timmy Glazer of Bardstown scored his second win of the season in the $300-to-win special for UMP Street Stocks.

  • Olp-Parker engagement

    Hilary Olp and Zach Parker announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, May 22.

    Olp is the daughter of Richard and Debbie Olp of Hopkinsville, Ky. Her grandparents are Lewis and Patricia Shelton of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Jim and Jimmie Genco of Hopkinsville, Ky. and the late Richard and Wilda Olp.

    She is a graduate of Christian County High School and a 2010 graduate of Campbellsville University.

  • Project Graduations being planned, donations sought

    Campbellsville and Taylor County high school senior parents are asking for the community's help.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition and parents are making plans for this year's Project Graduation celebrations.

    CHS' project graduation will be Friday, May 28 at 10 p.m. at the school's gym while this year's TCHS project graduation will be June 4 from 10:30 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. in the Taylor County Middle School gym.

    TCHS chairperson Myra Gribbins said she wants to remind those in the community that the celebrations can't happen without help.

  • Ables-Dickens engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Hostetler of Bowling Green announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Nicole Ables, to Mark Allen Dickens, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Dickens of Campbellsville.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22 at the Miller Park Gazebo in Campbellsville. A reception will follow at the Community Center.

    In case of rain, the ceremony will be moved to the Community Center. All family and friends are invited.

     

  • Skaggs anniversary

    Twyman and Brenda Skaggs will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, May 14.

    Roy "Pete" and Rita Nelson were their wedding attendants.

    The Skaggses have a daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Steve Lewis, and a granddaughter, Ann-Michael, all of Summersville.

     

  • It's a rarity when CHS or TC does not wear district diamond crowns.

    When checking the most recent history of the baseball district tournaments and all of the softball district tournaments, anyone is quick to realize the local schools have been quite dominant in post-season play in spring diamond sports.

    Since 1970, there have been only five times that Campbellsville or Taylor County did not finish first in the district baseball tournament (36 of 41 for a percentage of .878), and 17 times in those 41 years they both (like this year) were in the finals.

  • Cooper-Smothers engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Cooper of Dallas, Texas, along with Mr. and Mrs. Roger "Cotton" Smothers of Lebanon, Ky., announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Krissy Cooper and Dale Smothers.

    Cooper is a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University where she double-majored in biology and psychology. She is currently a graduate student at CU, and will complete her master of social work degree in July.