Today's News

  • Citizens Bank donates to schools

    Citizens Bank & Trust Co. President and CEO Mark Johnson recently presented checks to each local school district. $100,000 was donated.

    Campbellsville Independent will use its funds to make improvements to the Durham Track Improvement Project while Taylor County is using its funds to buy computer equipment, interactive boards, microscopes and other equipment.

    "Citizens Bank is excited to have the opportunity to support the Taylor County and the Campbellsville Independent schools with these awards," Johnson said.

  • Will you help our students?

    Did you know there are math problems in today's newspaper? What about a language arts quiz? Or a science or social studies project in the making?

    Well, local teachers have known this for years. That's why many are firm believers in the Newspapers In Education program, a worldwide initiative that promotes the use of newspapers in the classroom.

    Educators say using the newspaper in their classrooms provides a real-world connection that is motivating and adds real-life dimension to their classrooms.

  • TCES to present "Schoolhouse Rock"

    Taylor County Elementary School's Cardinal Station will present "Schoolhouse Rock" on March 19-21.

    Performances will be at the Campbellsville University Theater and will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

    Tickets purchased in advance are $3 and will cost $5 at the door. To buy tickets, call TCES at 465-5691.


  • Kroger participates in St. Baldrick's

    Kroger at Green River Plaza participated in St. Baldrick's recently by setting up a spot in the front of the store for employees to have their heads shaved. A total of 11 people had their heads shaved, including Store Manager Tony Bowling, Grocery Manager Jason Cox and his son, Dirt, and Produce Clerk Greg Burton. Brittany Gray of The Green Room shaved volunteers' heads.

  • Your life is important to us!

    Your life is important. That's why a group of local people has made saving your life a priority.

    Arrive Alive Taylor County, the community traffic safety team that has made saving the lives of Taylor Countians its focus, has begun its 2010 campaign.

    In the coming months, residents in the community will hear more about Arrive Alive Taylor County. The group includes representatives from the hospital, rescue, law enforcement, media, local schools, the state Transportation Cabinet, alcohol and drug awareness agencies and more.

  • Motorcycle club to host dance

    Bridge to Faith Motorcycle Club will host "Dancing for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital" on Saturday, March 20 at the Community Center.

    Doors will open at 7 p.m. and a live band will perform from 8 to 11 p.m.

    Admission is $5 per person to benefit St. Jude's hospital. Children ages 13 and younger are admitted free.

    There will be door prizes, a raffle, 50/50 drawing and concessions. A free drink will be given with any food purchase.

    For more information, call (270) 380-1802 or 403-8236.


  • CU teams tip off on Wednesday

    Tiger fans, put on your dancing shoes. The NAIA National Tournament brackets for Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball have been announced, and Campbellsville University’s men and women will start things off early in the NAIA’s big dance.

    The Tiger men will enter the national tournament in Kansas City, Mo., as the No. 9 team in the 32-team field while the Lady Tigers are a No. 2 bracket seed, a top eight overall, in the tournament in Jackson, Tenn.

  • One injured in crash

    One person was injured in a crash on U.S. 68 Tuesday afternoon. No further information was available  at press time.

  • Early detection can save lives

    Early detection can be the key to surviving cancer. Just ask Chris Naylor.

    "If we hadn't caught it early, and without God's help, I wouldn't be here to talk about it," she says.

    That's why each March is designated as Colon Cancer Prevention Month.

    Campbellsville surgeon Eugene H. Shively says no one knows what causes colon cancer, but it's one of the most deadly cancers. However, if it is caught in the early stages, it can be treated.

  • Friends of Scouting raise more than $18,000

    Eagle Scouts Steven Smith, Jeffrey Schuhmann and Dr. Eugene Shively share their scouting experiences at the 2010 Friends of Scouting Dinner on Thursday, March 11 at Campbellsville University.

    More than $18,000 was pledged during the event.