Today's News

  • Asian Garden Buffet opens

    Joe Lin is the owner of the new Asian Garden Buffet located at 100 Central Plaza behind McDonald's in Campbellsville. The restaurant is family owned and operated. Lin is from Nicholasville, Ky.

    Asian Garden Buffet features a large menu selection, lunch specials and an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet with more than 100 items daily. Items include seafood, sushi, beef, chicken, pork, vegetables, soup, cake, salad, fresh fruits and more. Customers who dine in receive free ice cream and hot tea for the buffet.

  • Clark joins West Side Studio Salon

    Ashley Clark has joined West Side Studio Salon located at 821 W. Main St. in Campbellsville.

    Clark has been a cosmetologist for three years and specializes in modern cuts, color and waxing.

    Hours are Monday through Saturdays. Walk-ins are welcome or call for an appointment.

  • Adanta staff donates 75 pillows for Build-A-Bed project

    Build Corps is joining AmeriCorps state programs in Kentucky to participate in the second Build-A-Bed event.

    Jenny Summerford, The Adanta Group's housing services coordinator and an AmeriCorps member, coordinated a pillow drive at Adanta offices throughout the 10-county area, which includes Taylor. Staff there donated 75 pillows for the project.

  • Hicks joins The Green Room

    Stylist Lindsey Hicks has recently joined The Green Room as a salon professional.

    Hicks is known for her exemplary customer service and expert skill set, Green Room Owner Karen Patton says, and will compliment the level of professionalism that has come to be expected at The Green Room.

    Hicks has four years of experience and specializes in the latest trends for cuts, color and highlights. Hicks also offers manicures, pedicures, waxing and makeup application.

  • Grant writing workshop is May 17

    Experienced grant writers will be able to delve deeper into their craft at a combined workshop on advanced grant writing and budgeting presented Monday, May 17 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

    Participants who attended The Center's earlier grant-writing workshops, or others simply interested in learning more about how to craft a successful proposal, will want to make plans to attend this professional development session hosted by The Center and Green River Regional Education Cooperative.

  • TCHS SBDM nominations sought

    Taylor County High School is accepting nominations for the 2010-2011 site-based decision making council election.

    Those interested can pick up an application at the TCHS front office. All applications must be submitted by Friday, May 14 at 3 p.m.

    The TCHS SBDM election will be Monday, May 17 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the TCHS cafeteria.

    For more information, contact Myra Gribbins at 403-2804 or mgribbins@hotmail.com.


  • Local Crusade efforts see major change

    A big change is in store for the upcoming Crusade for Children drive. Door-to-door collections, part of the local effort since the beginning, will no longer be conducted.

    Door-to-door collections just aren't feasible any more, says Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson.

    "[There] used to be just a fourth of the houses we have now," he said. "We've just got to make some changes, for better or worse."

  • ELECTION: U.S. Senate Race, Democratic candidates

    The Republican Party has had both of Kentucky's Senate seats since Jim Bunning was first elected in 1998.

    On May 18, five Democrats will be competing in the Senate primary for the chance to end the Republicans' streak in November.

    Two Democrats have emerged as the front-runners, Attorney General Jack Conway and Lt. Gov. Dr. Daniel Mongiardo. Family physician Dr. James Buckmaster, former U.S. Customs agent Darlene Price and Maurice M. Sweeney, who has worked for state government in a variety of capacities, are also seeking the Democrat nomination.

  • Eagles 16-10 with eight wins in last 11 outings

    Despite ending the week with a loss and starting it with another setback, Campbellsville High edged Washington County 3-2 for their eighth win in the last 11 outings.

    Ben Janes went the first 5 1/3 innings on the mound and Taylor Levi got the final five outs with four strike-outs.

    Janes also had two hits for the Eagles while Stealth Townley had a double and two run batted in and Aaron Schwoebel, Levi Murray and Lake Wiseman all had singles.

  • Cancer victims say key is catching it early

    They caught it early. But if they hadn't, both say their stories would likely have very different endings.

    Campbellsville residents Barbara Dabney and Richard Phillips recently battled skin cancer. And, so far, they have won.

    May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

    Dabney's skin cancer experience began about three months ago during a routine checkup with her local doctor.

    She said she had a mole on her back near her waist that she believed looked a bit too large. Her doctor suggested that she have it checked by another doctor.