Today's News

  • Lady Eagles fall at home to Metcalfe

    Campbellsville’s Lady Eagle softball team fell for the fourth time in as many tries this season but went the distance in a 10-1 home loss to Metcalfe County on Thursday night.

    The Lady Eagles (0-4), who had lost at Green County 14-0 in five innings, to Bethlehem 13-2 in six innings and 13-3 at Hart County in five innings, gave up several unearned runs and trailed the visiting Lady Hornets 10-1 after 2 1/2 innings.

  • Rattliff rolls in Ponderosa opener

    It was the Eighth Annual Spring 30 for the Good Neighbor Pharmacy Super Late Models at Ponderosa Speedway, and Justin Rattliff of Campbellsville drove to the 30-lap, $1,500 payday.

    Also in action was the American Modified Series presented by Force for Earth Fuel, and Randle Sweeney of Clifty won the 30-lap, $1,500-to-win Arizona Sport Shirts 30 presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner.

    The Bob Allen Motor Mall Pro Late Models was captured by Jeremy Hines of Williams, Ind. in the 20-lap, $800-to-win main event.

  • Taylor County splits road games

    Taylor County High School’s baseball team defeated Washington County 5-1 on Wednesday before dropping a 6-5 road decision to Cumberland County on Thursday.

    Matthew Johns pitched a complete-game five hitter at Washington County with no walks and seven strike-outs.

    Levi Smith had a home run and two RBI while Logan Tucker also knocked in a pair of runs.

    The Cardinals led 5-4 going to the bottom of the sixth inning at Cumberland County, but the home squad tallied the tying and go-ahead runs to take the lead for good as TCHS went 1-2-3 in the seventh.

  • Smith named MSC Baseball Player of the Week

    Campbellsville native Logan Smith hit .545 for Campbellsville University last week to be named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week in an announcement on Monday.

    Smith, a senior designated hitter/catcher, hit a pair of home runs and had 10 RBI during the Tigers’ six-game win streak.

    He began the week by nearly hitting for the cycle and reaching base in four of his five plate appearances in a 13-7 win over No. 23 Taylor (Ind.) University last Monday.

  • Garrett interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show this week with Dr. James Leo Garrett Jr., distinguished professor of Theology Emeritus at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    Interviewing Garrett is John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president. The show will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, April 7 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.


  • Lady Tigers can't complete sweep, fall out of first in MSC race

    Campbellsville University’s Allison Horton punctuated a five-run third inning with a grand slam in a 5-0 win over Cumberlands in the first game of a doubleheader, but the Lady Tigers could not get the timely hit in game two and split a Tuesday twinbill with a 3-2 defeat.

    The loss dropped CU out of a tie in the loss column with MSC-leading Lindsey Wilson. CU is now 24-14 (12-4 MSC).

    Cassidy Kroeker and Horton combined on a one-hitter in the first game as they split the pitching duties with Kroeker going the first four frames.

  • Carpenter is 2010 Easter Doll

    Megan LeAnn Carpenter won the Miss Kentucky Easter Doll 2010 pageant March 28 in Richmond.

    She also won the most photogenic award.

    Carpenter, 16, is the daughter of Bryan and Janet Purvis of Green County and Tim Carpenter of Danville. Her grandparents are Gerald and Margorie Purvis of Green County.


  • First annual domestic violence Run for Refuge is April 24

    The first annual domestic violence 5-K Run for Refuge will be Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. ET on Main Street in Greensburg.

    Pre-registration fee is $13 prior to 4 p.m. Friday, April 9. Race day registration is $15. Pre-registered runners are guaranteed a race day shirt. Late registrants will receive shirts while supplies last. No refunds will be given.

    Race day check-in and registration will start at 9:15 a.m. The race will start promptly at 10 a.m. in front of the Old Courthouse. Those wishing to participate are asked to arrive early.

  • Federal suit against jail dismissed

    A lawsuit filed in federal court alleging Taylor County Detention Center staff neglected an inmate has been dismissed. And a judge has stated that an appeal of the dismissal would be "frivolous."

    Charles David Ross, who as of last week was incarcerated at the Daviess County Detention Center, filed the complaint in U.S. District Court on Nov. 17, 2009.

    U.S. District Court Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. dismissed Ross' complaint on Tuesday, March 16.

  • Free diabetes classes scheduled

    Several free "Living Well with Diabetes" classes have been planned for March and April. The classes will be at the Taylor County Health Department.

    Each will provide the latest information on healthy eating, medications, problem solving, activity and reducing health risks. The four sessions will cover different information, though each will provide nutrition information, a snack and door prizes.

    All sessions are from 1 to 3:30 p.m. each Wednesday in March.

    An evening education diabetes basics class will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6.