Today's News

  • Salmon wins Cover Miss Pageant

    Brittany Salmon of Campbellsville recently won the Miss Teen Campbellsville America's Cover Miss Pageant, along with other awards. Salmon will attend the 2010 Kentucky State Pageant in April in Bowling Green. She is the daughter of Kristie and Jonathan Hunt of Campbellsville.

  • Maurices hosting toy drive

    Maurices to host toy drive

    Maurices at Green River Plaza is hosting a toy drive to benefit Toys for Tots.

    The event began on Thursday, Nov. 19 and will continue through Thursday, Dec. 10.

    Customers can drop off their donations anytime during store hours Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Toys should not be wrapped.

    Those contributing will receive a coupon for 20 percent off any one regular-priced maurices item for each donation. Coupons are limited to 10 per person.

  • TRH receives Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Health Grades

    Taylor Regional Hospital has received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award given by Health Grades.

    TRH is one of eight hospitals in Kentucky to receive this award.

    Hospitals that receive the award rank in the Top 15 percent of all eligible hospitals in patient experience. The ratings are based on patient satisfaction survey results that hospitals provided as part of a federal initiative to provide consumers with more information about hospital performance.

  • Lee

    Richard Edward and Mary Ellen Mann Lee of Columbia will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 12.

    The Lees were married on Dec. 24, 1949, in Jamestown, Ky., by J.B. Stevens.

    They have two sons, Doug Lee of Columbia and the late Gary Dale Lee. The Lees also have four grandchildren, Emily Billingsley, Cortney Edwards, Lacy Lee and Cameron Lee; and four great-grandchildren, Madison Billingsley, Brenton Billingsley, Caleb Lee and Tyler Grant.

  • Crowder-Chadwick

    Cyndi Crowder and Les Chadwick Jr., both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 19.


    Crowder is the daughter of Mabel Crowder of Louisville and the late Rev. D. Gene Crowder.


    She is a 1990 graduate of Campbellsville College, where she earned her bachelor of science degree. In 1994, Crowder graduated from Campbellsville University with a master of arts. She is a music teacher and choral director at Campbellsville elementary and high schools.


  • On the record: State senate candidates share their views

    A special election Dec. 8 will decide who will fill the vacant District 14 state senate seat. The district includes Marion, Mercer, Nelson, Taylor and Washington counties.

    The candidates are Jodie Haydon, a former state representative from Bardstown, and Jimmy Higdon, a sitting state representative from Lebanon.

    Both candidates recently responded to questionnaires sent by The Lebanon Enterprise. Their answers reveal a number of similarities as well as a few differences.

    The candidates

  • Ringing in the Season

    The sounds of a cappella voices and ringing handbells filled the church's sanctuary with messages of God.

    The Campbellsville University Handbell Choir, directed by Dr. David Hedrick, performed Tuesday night at First United Methodist Church. The Campbellsville University Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Tony Cunha, also performed.

    The Chorale and Handbell Choir performed a wide variety of musical styles, including accompanied and a cappella pieces, sacred and secular selections and Christmas songs.


  • TCHS' Turpin commits to CU

    Not many Campbellsville University football recruits can say they were there the first and last time the Fighting Tigers beat rival Georgetown College, but CU’s second commitment for 2010 can.

    Taylor County High School quarterback Lance Turpin phoned in his decision to the CU coaches Tuesday, becoming the first son of a Fighting Tiger to commit to wear the maroon and gray uniform.

  • Rehab facility to accept clients next month

    Taylor County Community Hope expects to begin accepting clients next month.

    Officials hosted an open house at the 100-bed facility Tuesday evening at which they revealed some details of the Recovery Kentucky program.

    Community Hope is an all-male facility. Clients must be 18, meet low-income guidelines and have made a commitment to overcome their alcohol or drug addiction, according to Wayne Creighton, director of Interlink Counseling Services, which operates the facility.

  • One injured in U.S. 68 collision

    A Campbellsville man was injured last Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 68.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Lee McCall Turpin, 17, of 106 Woodbridge St. was driving on U.S. 68 at 10:17 p.m. when she struck a 1998 Ford driven by James Michael D. Bailey, 19, of 2319 Greensburg Road, Arrowhead Trailer Park, with her 2001 Chevrolet.

    Bailey was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital where he was treated and released. He was also charged with having no insurance.