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Today's News

  • Cornettes honored with baby shower

    Jordan and Dakota Cornette were honored with a baby shower by Good Hope Baptist Church. They are expecting their first child in mid-April.

  • Spring Fling is a success

    The Hiestand House's Spring Fling fundraiser on Saturday was a success, with nearly 100 people attending and about $1,000 raised.

    Those who attended danced to classic rock, country and old-time favorite songs.

    The money raised will go to Hiestand House's building projects and help our community preserve history. Kudos to those who planned the successful event.  

     

  • Easter bunny breakfast

    Taylor County Extension Office was hopping with excitement Saturday morning as dozens of kids showed up to meet the Easter Bunny.

    Taylor County 4-H Council sponsored "Breakfast with Easter Bunny" as a fundraiser to benefit children in both Taylor County and Campbellsville school systems.

    Parents and children enjoyed a breakfast of pancakes and sausage, and the children had the opportunity to color Easter pictures and meet the Easter Bunny.

  • Reports of child abuse rise

    Some might not even notice them. But others know their meaning all too well.

    Local social services workers hung more than 300 blue ribbons on trees near the Miller Park gazebo last week in recognition of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The ribbons stand for children in Taylor County who suffered some form of child abuse in 2007.

    Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, a Lexington-based statewide child abuse prevention organization, recognizes this month as an opportunity to raise child abuse awareness, as well as an opportunity to celebrate families.

  • The Singing Cookes in concert Friday, April 10

    The Singing Cookes will be in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 10 at Victory Church, located about 2 miles off East Broadway on Reids Chapel Road. The community is invited to attend. For more information, call Bro. Ricky Johnson at 789-3364 or 465-6809.

  • Miss KY honored at reception

    A reception honoring Miss Kentucky Emily Cox, who is a Campbellsville native, was Sunday at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Michael V. and Debbie Carter on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Many friends, family and community members attended.

    Sponsoring the reception were Campbellsville University, Campbellsville Business & Professional Women, Commonwealth Broadcasting, Q-104, KCountry, ESPN Radio and the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Caffee-Ballou

    Erin Lane Caffee and Brian Heath Ballou, both of Bowling Green, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 25.

    Caffee is the daughter of Don and Elaine Caffee of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Marine Caffee and Ayleen Williams, both of Campbellsville.

  • 'Journey to Easter'

    "He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay."

    — Matthew 28:6

    The City is bustling. Roman soldiers patrol the streets. Vendors sell their wares in the market place. Residents gather at a temple. This is the city of Jerusalem in the days after Jesus Christ was raised from the dead.

  • Some clouds have silver linings

    The current economic recession is like a dark cloud hanging over us all. But inside some dark clouds are silver linings. And we have one.

    A story on today's front page details the financial impact that Taylor Regional Hospital has on our local economy. And it's a significant impact, indeed.

  • One injured in KY 70 collision

    A Campbellsville woman was injured Thursday in a one-vehicle collision on KY 70.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Dottie Stacy, 63, of 118 Deerfield Drive was traveling west on KY 70 at 11:52 a.m.

    Sheriff's Deputy William Rice's report states Stacy lost control of her vehicle, crossed the eastbound lane and struck a utility pole.

    Stacy was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue with multiple injuries. She was treated and released.