Today's News

  • American 'Idle'

    Several Taylor County Middle School students were part of an experiment last week, or at least they played the part.

    The students performed the comedy "American Idle" at Campbellsville University's theater last Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

    The comedy, written by Craig Sodaro, was produced by a special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service Inc. of Englewood, Colo.

    Kiel Thorlton, a CU drama student, directed the play.

  • Resident accused of cruelty to animals

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with cruelty to animals after local animal control officers found a dead, malnourished animal on his property.

    Otis R. Webb, 64, of 106 Oriole Lane was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 10.

    According to Webb's arrest citation, Taylor County Animal Control officers seized eight dogs, five chickens, a bird and a cat at his rental property on Phillips Road.

    The citation states that Webb had no proof that the animals had been vaccinated for rabies, he didn't have a dog kennel license and five of the dogs were malnourished.

  • CU baseball Tigers rated No. 8

    Campbellsville University will open the 2010 season in February where 2009 left off — ranked No. 9 in the NAIA Baseball Coaches’ Poll. The Tigers have 503 points in the 2010 preseason poll released Tuesday.

    Coach Beauford Sanders’ Tigers finished the 2009 season with a 39-12 record and its fifth-straight Mid-South Conference Championship.

    CU went on to advance to the NAIA World Series for the first time in program history.

  • CU squeaks by Bluefield 3-2 in NCCAA soccer shoot-out

    After 110 minutes of stalemate soccer, it came down to one shot and one goal save for the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers.

    Cassie Yannelli made the shot and Erin Grimsley saved the shot on goal, and the Campbellsville University women’s soccer team advanced 3-2 in a shoot-out over Bluefield College on Saturday afternoon.

    The win allows the Lady Tigers to meet King College in the semi-finals of the National Christian College Athletic Association regional this Friday in Covenant, Ga.

  • Serving the homeless

    They talked and shared stories over bowls of chili. And then they prayed for all of those who would walk through their doors.

    Green River Ministries' Jubilee Center was dedicated last Friday, as part of an open house and fundraising event.

  • The Garry Polston Family in concert

    The Garry Polston Family will be in concert at Faith Baptist Church on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 102 E. Hord St. in Campbellsville. For more information, call Bro. David Wray at 849-8827.

  • OLPH hosts 'Walk for the Holy Innocents'

    Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville hosted its third annual Walk for the Holy Innocents on Saturday, Oct. 31. The event began at the Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center and ended at the church with a reception. Participants heard guest speakers and walked a mile in support of the dignity of  human life.

  • 'Meet the Authors' event is Nov. 18 at St. Catharine College

    Students, staff and faculty of St. Catharine College will celebrate books with several special events from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18.

    The afternoon kicks off with SCC students displaying the books they have written and hand-bound in Lourdes Hall, Room L-3 from 1 to 3 p.m., as part of an interdisciplinary class looking at the intricacies of how a book begins with an idea and then progresses to a finished volume.

  • TRH donates to local food pantry

    Taylor Regional Hospital employees collected a total of 3,256 items for the local food pantry, including 3,119 boxes of macaroni and cheese and 137 boxes of cake mix. Following are the winners: Cath Lab, first place, with 129.75 items per team member; Information Technology department, second place, with 94.67 items per team member; and Orthopedics, Physician Services, Physicians for Women, Pulmonary, Urology team, third place, with 21.89 items per team member. Calvin Burris picked up the items while Gary Neat, Bill Manners and Greg Rice helped load and unload the items.


  • Fort Knox Federal director named outstanding volunteer

    Reba Watson, past chairman of the Fort Knox Federal Credit Union's board of directors, received the Steve Brody Outstanding Volunteer Award presented by the Kentucky Credit Union League during the 75th Annual State Meeting and Conference in Ft. Mitchell.

    "This is a great honor and recognizes the hard work, dedication and leadership abilities of Reba while serving on our Board," said current Board Chairman, J. Marvin Hawk.