Today's News

  • Mattingly-Wilson

    Stacy Lynn Mattingly and Bryan Keith Wilson exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, July 18 at the Preserve Resort in Sevierville, Tenn.

    The Rev. Jack Huesman performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Jane Mattingly of Lebanon and the late Lloyd David Mattingly. Her grandparents are Edith Mattingly of Lebanon and the late Lloyd Marion Mattingly and George and Margaret Price.

  • Family camp program is Oct. 16-18

    Hosparus Grief Counseling Center will present Evergreen - A Family Camp Program, on Oct. 16-18 at the Loucon Training & Retreat Center near Leitchfield.

    Evergreen is a weekend gathering for families and children ages 6-18 grieving the loss of a family member.

    Through a combination of fun team-building games and grief education, Evergreen helps families learn how to strengthen family bonds and build resilience.

    The deadline for Evergreen applications is Friday, Sept. 25. For an application and fee information, call (502) 456-5451 or (888) 345-8197.

  • TRH to host smoking cessation classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital has scheduled a Cooper/Clayton Stop Smoking cessation class. The 12-week class will meet once per week on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Classes began Tuesday, Aug. 4. 

    The Cooper/Clayton Method to stop smoking was developed at a major university and has proven to work in research studies and has continued to work for more than 20 years. It has worked for thousands of smokers. Anyone interested in attending the Cooper/Clayton method to become a non-smoker course is encouraged to attend.

  • Man who shot at police pleads guilty

    The Campbellsville man shot by police after he allegedly fired a weapon at them has pleaded guilty to charges against him and will spend 30 days in jail and receive drug addiction treatment.

    Adam Douglas Powell, 23, of 506 Woodlawn Ave. appeared before Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

  • TRH, doctor deny local woman's allegations

    Taylor Regional Hospital and a Somerset doctor have denied allegations by a Somerset woman in their response to a lawsuit.

    Lebanon attorney Ted Lavit filed a complaint Thursday, Sept. 24 in Taylor Circuit Court on behalf of Tammy Stephens against Taylor County Hospital District Health Facilities Corp. and Dr. James M. Martin of Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

  • Grand jury charges woman with murder

    The Campbellsville woman accused of setting her sister's house on fire has now been accused of murdering her husband.

    Geneva M. Hicks, 40, of 108 W. Walnut St. was indicted for murder Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury. Hicks was also charged with first-degree arson, first-degree assault, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

    The charges stem from a May 2 incident.

  • Domestic violence continues

    She didn't know who she could trust. She was in the process of getting a divorce from her husband, who lived in another state. And though he never crossed state lines, that didn't stop the abuse.

    "He was hiring private investigators to watch her," said Leticia Salinas, Taylor County Victim's Advocate. "He was letting her know that he knew where she was at all times."

    The experience left the woman in a fragile emotional state. She was never sure who to trust. Anyone she met could have been hired by her husband to watch her.

  • Judicial center security costs more than expected

    Security at the Taylor County Judicial Center may cost a bit more than the County has budgeted. Magistrates discussed the cost of providing the security at last Tuesday's regular Fiscal Court meeting.

    Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp, whose office oversees security, told the Court that Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram has recommended that Paul Lacy, who has been coordinating the security officers, be hired as a full-time employee. Lacy currently works only 24 hours a week.

  • Committee forges ahead with new restrooms at VMP

    Taylor Fiscal Court's Planning, Parks and Recreation Committee met last Thursday to discuss the status of a new building at Veterans Memorial Park.

    Magistrates Richard Phillips and Ed Gorin and Chris Ambers, Robby Speer and Brad Lauer from Campbellsville Baptist Church attended.

    Gorin said that plumbing for restrooms at the new building will cost $4,700. He said the County Road Department has agreed to do some of the labor involved.

  • Motion for new trial denied

    A motion asking for a new trial after a jury found that Taylor Regional Hospital failed to provide adequate care for a local man's wife but didn't award any damages has been denied.

    Greensburg attorney Danny Butler filed a wrongful death claim in Taylor Circuit Court in April 2007 on behalf of William H. Wethington, executor of the estate of Betty H. Wethington.