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Today's News

  • Gibson completes infantry training

    Michael Gibson recently completed infantry training for the Army National Guard at Fort Benning, Ga.

    Gibson joined the National Guard as a high school junior and will perform his duties at Bravo Co. 1/149th Infantry Division in Somerset.

    He is the son of Sfc. Rob and Marcella Gibson of Greensburg and a 2009 graduate of Green County High School.

  • Scholar to discuss Dan Brown novels

    For the tens of millions of people who have read the controversial books "The Da Vinci Code" and "Angels and Demons," a speaker Tuesday, Sept. 22 at Lindsey Wilson College might punch a few holes in their knowledge and beliefs about biblical history.

    Bible scholar Ben Witherington has had best-selling writer Dan Brown and his two Bible-based blockbuster books in his cross hairs for years. Brown's latest novel, "The Lost Symbol," which came out Sept. 14, is about the mysteries of Freemasonry.

  • Lake is a great asset

    The image a community portrays has much to do with how it's perceived by others. And a neat, clean, well cared for community will attract visitors — and keep them coming back.

    Green River Lake has much to do with our community's attractiveness.

    Whether it's fishing, water sports, camping or simply relaxing with friends, there's literally something for everyone to enjoy at the lake. There are also several miles of trails for hikers, bikers and horseback riders.

    But if those areas are used as a dumping ground for garbage, why would anyone want to visit?

  • Dragons bounce back, rout Eagles 56-18

    Green County regrouped from a one-point home loss to LaRue County a week earlier to demolish the homestanding Campbellsville High School Eagles 56-18 in the annual Cow Bowl clash on Dave Fryrear Field on Thursday night.

    "You don't play sometimes football and compete with teams like Green County and the good teams on our schedule," Eagle coach Jason Chappell admitted.

  • Deadline to participate in PRIDE cleanup is Monday, Sept. 21

    October is Roadside PRIDE Month in Kentucky, and Taylor Countians who want to participate have until Monday, Sept. 21 to sign up.

    Taylor County Solid Waste Coordinator Debbie McNear said the month is geared toward cleaning up the community and she encourages schools, nonprofit organizations and churches to volunteer their time.

    Throughout the month of October, volunteers will pick up roadside litter in selected areas. The PRIDE organization will provide garbage bags and pay for the disposal of the garbage and other items collected.

  • TRH to offer advance directives session

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a free Advance Directives Informational Session on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The class will be presented by Ramona Hieneman, attorney, director of corporate responsibilities.

    This class will provide an overview of advance directives, which should enable participants to be better informed regarding questions and decisions.

  • Airport hosts first 'fly in' event

    The Taylor County Airport Board will host the first annual "fly in" on Saturday, Sept. 19.

    Gates will open at 10 a.m. and festivities will continue through 4 p.m.

    There will be live music, food, inflatables for children, airplane rides and more.

    The free event is open to everyone. For more information, call 789-4182.

     

  • LWC to host family weekend, international festival

    The Lindsey Wilson College community will celebrate families and the international culture of the A.P. White Campus on Sept. 18-20.

    Lindsey Wilson will host Family Weekend and its annual international student festival on Friday through Sunday.

    "This weekend's events are a great example of what makes Lindsey Wilson such an interesting place to attend and work," said LWC Director of Student Activities Jayne Hopkins, who has been at the college since July.

  • City goes green with sidewalk project

    Campbellsville is about to get a little more green.

    As part of the Meader Street sidewalk project currently underway, a portion of the sidewalk will be constructed with pervious concrete.

    Pervious concrete is a porous type of pavement, meaning water runs through the surface, reducing runoff and pollution.

    In a presentation to City workers on Wednesday, Greg Smith of the Kentucky Concrete Pavement Association, said pervious concrete is becoming the application of choice for parking lots, sidewalks, park trails and residential streets.

  • Former inmate files lawsuit against jail

    A former inmate at the Taylor County Detention Center is suing four jail employees, accusing them of losing his family photos.

    Steven Carmicle filed suit against Taylor County Jailer Rick Benningfield, Captain Kevin Wilson, Sgt. Jon Hawkins and Class D Coordinator Mary Cox in Taylor Circuit Court on Thursday, Sept. 3.

    In his handwritten complaint, Carmicle alleges that Hawkins placed him in solitary confinement. While in confinement, Carmicle states, Hawkins allegedly took his personal property to a jail property room.