Today's News

  • Hosparus to host free teleconference

    Hosparus will host a free teleconference "Living with Grief: Cancer and End-of-Life" in Campbellsville, Elizabethtown, Louisville, New Albany and Shelbyville.

    The conference will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24 and will be broadcast at several locations throughout the region, including Taylor Regional Hospital, Hosparus in Louisville, Hosparus in Shelbyville and Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

  • CU convo to feature Campbellsville native

    Campbellsville University will host Campbellsville native Kathy Hardy Snow at chapel at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 24 in Ransdell Chapel.

    Snow is a 1990 graduate of Campbellsville College with a bachelor of music degree in education. She is a 1985 graduate of Campbellsville High School.

    Snow is the daughter of Al Hardy, dean of academic support at Campbellsville University, and his wife, Peggy, a local piano instructor.

  • Girl Scouts to host Easter Egg Hunt

    Taylor County Girl Scouts will host an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 27 at Miller Park from 1 to 3 p.m.

    The event is for Girl Scouts and their family and friends.

    Cost is $1 donation per egg-hunter.

    In case of rain, the hunt will be in the Taylor County Elementary School gymnasium.


  • A case for the future

    For those who might have missed it, Monday's issue of the News-Journal included a story about the Kentucky Supreme Court's ruling on two lawsuits - one filed in 2003 and the other in 2004.

    The lawsuits, filed by Taylor County resident Katherine Moss against both Campbellsville Independent and Taylor County school systems, were settled and dismissed in 2007 - but the terms of the settlement were kept secret.

    And that's against the law.

  • Haines-Coffey eng.

    Tom and Tonya Haines of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Ann Haines, to Joshua Allen Coffey, the son of Tim and Donna Coffey of Greensburg.

    There will be a private wedding ceremony, immediately followed by an open wedding reception and shower at 1:30 p.m. ET Saturday, March 27 in the fellowship hall at Liberty Separate Baptist Church in Greensburg.

    Only out-of-town guests will receive invitations.


  • Two Campbellsville women injured in LaRue crash

    Two Campbellsville women were injured in a single-vehicle crash on KY 210 about 5 miles east of Hodgenville on Wednesday afternoon.

    Brittany Cook, 19, was driving a 2003 Nissan Pathfinder east on KY 210 when she attempted to pass a pickup truck pulling a hayroller, according to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy. The truck began making a left turn into a driveway and Cook applied her brakes to avoid a collision.

    She lost control of the vehicle. It crossed the centerline, struck a dirt embankment and rolled on its side.

  • Woman's Club presents art awards

    The 4th District Winter Conference of the Kentucky Federation of Women's Clubs was March 6 at Parkway Baptist Church in Bardstown.

    Those attending from the Campbellsville Woman's Club were Roberta Moore, Chris Greenman, Jeanette Parrott, June Bishop, Ann Hodge and Deen Smith.

    The conference also included the 4th District Student Arts & Craft Contest. Two entries from the Campbellsville Woman's Club received first place - Amber Dicken in sculpture and Talisha Barnett in weaving. Both are students at Campbellsville High School.

  • Senate cuts business bill from budget

    Business owners can breathe a sigh of relief. A bill to boost the state budget at the expense of struggling businesses has been cut from the state Senate's budget draft.

    On Monday, senators passed the revenue portion of their $17.5 billion budget plan by a 35-3 vote. The spending portion passed 35-2.

    The Senate version of the budget was significantly different than the $17.5 billion budget bill passed by the House on March 10 by a vote of 65-33.

  • Kingdollar announces magistrate candidacy

    William "Bill" Kingdollar, a Taylor County native for the past 15 years, has announced his candidacy for 3rd District Magistrate. He is running on the Republican ticket.

    Kingdollar, 53, was born and raised in Holley, N.Y. He graduated from Holley High School in 1975 and then served in the U.S. Army for 20 years as a logistical chief warrant officer.

    Kingdollar believes his military service gives him exceptional experience in working with all types of people and making responsible decisions.

  • The Road to Jackson ... thanks for the ride

    I can tell you, if you've not already heard, that the Lady Tigers lost in overtime in their Elite Eight match-up against Oklahoma City in the NAIA Women's D-1 Basketball National Tournament on Saturday.

    There were some tears, yes, and a lot of disappointment, but the team from CU treated themselves and their fans with the ride of their collective lives while compiling a 33-3 record. Of Campbellsville's three losses, two came in Jackson, Tenn., one against No. 1 Union in the eighth game of the season and then again today.