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Today's News

  • Colvin employed at Best Financial

    Wesley Colvin is the newest employee at Best Financial Services at Taylor County Bank.

    A part-time staff member, Colvin is also a senior and an employee at the Cardinal Financial Center at Taylor County High School. He will be working with the school's new employment co-op program.

    He is the son of Holman and Tammy Colvin of Campbellsville.

  • Spring View installs state-of-the-art mammography system

    Spring View Hospital has become the first hospital in the region to install a 21st Century, state-of the-art digital mammography system to better detect breast cancer and other breast diseases.

    Digital mammography cancer detection is higher in many patients, according to the American College of Radiologists. The high-tech equipment was developed by GE Healthcare, a major provider of medical equipment for both Spring View and around the world.

  • Forcht Bank president named 2008 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award recipient

    The president of a bank with a branch in Campbellsville has been honored by the Eastern Kentucky University's College of Business and Technology, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp. and The Center for Rural Development.

    The 2008 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards were presented to three businesses and a non-profit entity in Southern and Eastern Kentucky on Monday, Sept. 8, during a luncheon program at The Center's headquarters in Somerset.

  • Wise named president/CEO at United Citizens

    Ron Wise of Campbellsville has been named president and CEO of United Citizens Bank of Southern Kentucky.

    Prior to serving as branch manager at United Citizens' Campbellsville branch, Wise was executive vice president of Taylor County Bank in charge of portfolio management and the TCB loan department from 1990 to 2007.

    He has been active in the Campbellsville Kiwanis Club and Jaycees, while also serving on the Campbellsville Independent School board for 20 years.

  • Welcome, CU alumni

    This weekend, alumni and friends of Campbellsville University will visit our community to celebrate CU's many accomplishments during homecoming.

    Those who haven't visited in a while will notice some changes. Just in the past few years, we've seen the addition of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Center, the School of Nursing, the Ransdell Chapel and Gosser Gymnasium. Next on the construction agenda is a new School of Business and Economics.

    But it's not just physical changes that are worth noting.

  • Haddox-Coyle

    Holly Lynn Haddox of Ruston, La. and Chase Weston Coyle of Campbellsville exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, May 17 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston.

    The Rev. Andy Hurst performed the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Douglas and Debbie Haddox of Ruston. Her grandparents are Carroll Jones and Grace Haddox, both of Ruston, and the late Dorothy Jones and A.B. Haddox.

    The groom is the son of Terry and Mitzi Coyle of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Elmer and Roxie Coyle of Springfield and the late Charlie and Shell Carrico.

  • Citizens donates to TCHS soccer program

    Taylor County High School boys' and girls' soccer teams recently received a donation from Citizens Bank. Pictured are, from left, Charles Higdon Jr., principal at TCHS; Jason England, head girls' soccer coach; Mark Johnson, president of Citizens Bank; Brandon Centers, assistant boys' soccer coach; and Jeff Gumm, TCHS Athletics Director.

  • CU homecoming set for Oct. 3-4

    Campbellsville University's homecoming, set for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4, promises to be a time of "remembering, renewing and reconnecting" as alumni and friends return to their alma mater.

    Shannon Thomas Clark, director of alumni relations, said homecoming is a perfect time to "remember your college days, renew friendships with former classmates and reconnect with faculty.

  • Texas Hold'em Tournament is Oct. 4

    The Lebanon Kiwanis Club will host a "Texas Hold'em" Tournament at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the VFW on North College Street in Lebanon.

    Registration will begin at 5 p.m. requiring a $75 initial buy-in. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 10 places with first place being $1,500, assuming there are 100 players.

    Proceeds of the event will support the Lebanon Kiwanis Club in its efforts to provide scholarships, funding for youth sports and projects of all kinds for the children in Marion County.

  • One injured in motorcycle collision

    A Campbellsville man was injured Saturday after driving his motorcycle through a fence.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Cory Graham, 19, of 4245 Barney School Road was driving a 2006 Kawasaki at about 7 p.m. on Merrimac Road.

    The report states Graham left the roadway and struck a fence.

    Graham told Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Cox that a four-door dark colored vehicle was driving on his side of the road and forced him to leave the roadway.