Today's News

  • Theology students receive book on leadership

    Dr. Don Mathis, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, had a gift for Campbellsville University School of Theology students recently.

    Mathis gave away and signed copies of his revised book, "Surviving & Thriving in Today's Ministry, Prescription for Effective Leadership."

    Mathis said his book was suggested to every young minister who is going into the service of the Lord. He hopes to give away 500 before he is finished, and students at Christian colleges who are going into theology are receiving them as gifts.

  • Music for the Soul

    The sound of woodwinds, percussion and brass instruments filled Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium on Monday night.

    CHS hosted an area band concert, with Marion, Green and Taylor County bands all taking the stage. Campbellsville's band closed the concert with two songs.

    The event was free.

  • Area band concert is March 22

    Campbellsville High School will host an area band concert on Monday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Hamilton Auditorium.

    The concert will feature Campbellsville High, Taylor County, Hart County, Green County, Marion County and Marion Middle school bands.

    The event is free.


  • Equine educational meeting is March 22

    An equine educational meeting for Taylor, Adair and Green counties will be Monday, March 22 at the Taylor County Extension Office at 6:30 p.m.

    Dr. Bob Coleman, University of Kentucky equine specialist, will be the guest speaker. He will speak on conditioning and pose the question, "Are you and your horse ready to ride?"

    Light refreshments will be served.

    For more information, call Pat Hardesty at 465-4511, Nicky Roy in Adair County at (270) 384-2317 or Brian Newman in Green County at (270) 932-5311.


  • TRH to offer life support classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital will offer an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers new and recertification course on Thursday, March 18 from 8 a.m. to noon.

    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.

  • CU plans art scholarship competition

    Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $12,000.

    The university's annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, March 27 beginning at 10 a.m. in Room 100 of the Art Building at 205A University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The recipients of these scholarships may also receive performance grant awards and other forms of financial aid. Attending students who meet certain criteria may be considered for a performance grant scholarship in art as well.

  • TRH to host Brazilian health care class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will offer a "Brazilian Culture Concerning Health care" class on Wednesday, March 24.

    The course will review some of the common traits that are exhibited by the Brazilian culture concerning medical treatment.

    The class will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    Richard Phillips, staff development coordinator, is the class presenter.

    The class is free, but pre-registration is required by calling 789-5862.


  • Building a 'green' house

    Dan Dougherty is building a "green" house. Not a place to grow his plants, but a home that will be so energy efficient that his goal is to have a $30 monthly electric bill.

    "I would call the house a kit," Dougherty said. "It came in three semis and within seven days it was up and airtight from cement to tarpaper. I could have slept in here if I had wanted to."

  • Fire leads to power outage

    A small fire at a substation left 1,060 Kentucky Utility customers without power Thursday.

    According to Cliff Feltham, KU statewide media relations manager, the outage occurred at 8:07 p.m.

    "The cause was equipment failure — an insulator on the substation transformer failed," he said. "There was a small fire involved as the insulator failed, which happens many times when we have this kind of an equipment failure, but it was contained to inside the fence of our substation."

  • Marion prisoner escapes

    Police are searching for a man who escaped from the Marion County Detention Center on Wednesday while on work detail.

    James H. Shell, 45, escaped at approximately 2:30 p.m. while on work release at the Marion County Animal Shelter.

    Shell is a 5'9," 250-pound white male with brown hair and brown eyes. Though he had a beard at the time the most recent photo was taken, he is now clean shaven.

    Shell is a diabetic and requires medication. He was being held for flagrant non-support.