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Today's News

  • Johnson interview to air on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Ben Johnson, left, Charlotte, N.C., regional office of the U.S. Census Bureau, team leader for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, was a guest recently on Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" hosted by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president. An interview with Johnson will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

     

  • Taylor County's Biggest Loser Challenge under way

    Taylor County's Biggest Loser Challenge began Thursday, Oct. 8.

    Sponsored by the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Service and the Taylor County Health Department, classes and activities will be hosted each Thursday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for those of all ages and sizes. Class will continue through Thursday, Dec. 10.

    Those who attend will learn ideas for healthy lifestyle changes in a supportive and confidential group.

    The more people who register at a cost of $5, the more the prize grows for the person who loses the greatest percentage of weight.

  • TRH to offer basic life support class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers New and Recertification Course on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 30 from 1 to 5 p.m.

    Basic Life Support will describe the particular phases of emergency cardiac care that prevents circulatory or respiratory arrest (or insufficiency) through prompt recognition and intervention, early entry into the EMS system or both and externally supports the circulation and respiration of a victim of cardiac or pulmonary arrest through BLS.

  • Lady Tigers capture volleyball national title

    Louisville native Renee Netherton eclipsed the 1,000 kill mark in her final career match and turned a 23-23 third set into a 25-23 NCCAA National Championship with back-to-back kills to sweep top-seed Mount Vernon Nazarene 3-0 Saturday in Kissimmee, Fla.

    “I’m a little nervous to take my uniform off, because once I do it’s over,” Netherton said. “I’m excited we went out so strong. It’s such a great feeling to be able to picture that last hit in my head. That’s going to stay with me forever.”

  • CU chorus and orchestra to perform Dec. 8

    Campbellsville University's Concert Chorus and the University Orchestra will present Handel's "Messiah" Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel, located at 401 N. Hoskins Ave.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

    Dr. Frieda Gebert, associate professor of music (vocal/choral) and director of the chorus, said, "The familiar strains of Handel's 'Messiah' have been a part of Christmas since the late 1700s. This year that beloved work can again be heard in Campbellsville, thanks to the School of Music at Campbellsville University."

  • Get your holiday spirit here

    If you've been having trouble getting into the holiday spirit, this past weekend was made just for you. And there's plenty more to come in the next few weeks.

    From the live nativity scene at Miller Park - and the accompanying Christmas music at the amphitheater, Saturday's Christmas parade and Sunday's Campbellsville Woman's Club Christmas Home Tour to the concerts over the weekend - and yet to come - at Campbellsville University, there were plenty of opportunities for entertainment.

  • Tax audit released

    State Auditor Crit Luallen recently released an annual audit of the settlement of 2007 taxes by Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp.

    The audit found Shipp's financial statement fairly represented the taxes charged, credited and paid for the period of May 1, 2008, to April 15, 2009. The statement was also found to conform with the modified cash basis of accounting.

    Luallen found no instances of noncompliance and no matters involving control of financial reporting and operations.

  • Woman injured after being hit by car

    A Campbellsville woman was treated for injuries after a car stuck her Friday evening.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Misa Yurl, 25, was crossing North Columbia Avenue at about 7 p.m. when she was struck by a 1993 Buick Regal, driven by Hilda Sublett, 73, of Campbellsville.

    Yurl was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel. She was treated and released.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Ryan Jewell investigated. Campbellsville Fire Department also responded.

  • Tourism moves to courthouse

    The Taylor County Tourist Commission will soon have a new home.

    Magistrates agreed during Tuesday's regular Fiscal Court meeting to allow the tourism office to move to the former Taylor County Sheriff's office.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers said the sheriff's office has now moved upstairs to Taylor Circuit Clerk Rodney Burress' former office at the Taylor County Courthouse. That move, he said, frees the sheriff's former front office space on the main floor.

  • Council sets cell tower regulations

    Cell towers will no longer be erected in residential areas.

    Campbellsville City Council members approved the second reading of an ordinance amending a zoning ordinance concerning the placement of communications towers.

    The ordinance limits cellular and personal communications towers to business zone B-4 and industrial zones I-1 and I-2. The ordinance also requires anyone planning to erect a tower to complete an application and pay a non-refundable $2,500 fee.