Today's News

  • TCHS prom committee to meet Thursday, Jan. 28

    The Taylor County High School prom committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 at the TCHS cafeteria.

    Members will discuss having this year's prom at Clay Hill Farm under a tent.

    Students and parents are encouraged to attend to discuss budget, orders, location and more.

    The committee is also offering a Baskin-Robbins fundraiser and will discuss that at the meeting.


  • Lady Tigers swipe road win at No. 12 Cumberlands in OT

    For the past four seasons, the University of the Cumberlands has had the Lady Tigers’ number.

    Over that span, Campbellsville is 1-9 against the team from Williamsburg and hasn’t beaten the Lady Patriots on their home floor since the MSC Championship of 2004.

    But the numbers changed for CU Thursday night as the Lady Tigers found a number — a small one — and turned back Cumberlands in overtime 68-65 in the NAIA Game of the Week. The win gives the Lady Tigers a one-game lead in the MSC standings.

  • TRH to present life support class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Basic Life Support for Heartsavers Class on Friday, Jan. 29 from 8 a.m. to noon at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The BLS for Heartsaver Course is for the lay rescuer who needs a credential documenting successful completion of a BLS course. The BLS for Heartsaver Course will teach participants how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking.

  • Book signing set for Jan. 29

    Author Duane Watkins will sign the book "Lessons from the Road: A Journey to a Closer Relationship with God" at Campbellsville University's Barnes and Noble bookstore Friday, Jan. 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Watkins, a truck-driving pastor, wrote the book as a compilation of short, precise devotionals and uses travel metaphors to illuminate the path to God for the man or woman on the go.

    For more information, contact Traci Jones at (888) 361-9473 or traci@tatepublishing.com.


  • CU Tigers steal conference win at Cumberlands

    When it comes to Mid-South Conference play, T.J. Bishop is milking his senior season for all it’s worth. The Boynton Beach, Fla. native scored eight of Campbellsville University’s last 12 points to steal a road victory at University of the Cumberlands 65-61 Thursday night.

    The win is only the third at the Rollins Center in Williamsburg in the Keith Adkins era. It also keeps the No. 9 Tigers atop the Mid-South Conference, now only a two-way tie with Pikeville College after St. Catharine knocked off No. 18 Georgetown in overtime.

  • Childress interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Michael Childress, executive director of the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center, was recently interviewed by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, on his "Dialogue on Public Issues" TV show.

    Chowning is 2010 chair of the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center's Board of Directors.

    The show with Childress will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.


  • TRH to present stress class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a class titled "Stress for Success" on Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the TRH Learning & Resource Center, 125B Kingswood Drive.

    The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

  • Primary Election ballot heats up

    Nearly 100 people have filed to run in the 2010 Election.

    With the filing deadline now expired, the Primary Ballot has been set, according to County Clerk Mark Carney. The Primary Election is May 18. In all, 98 people have filed.

    Not every race will be contested in May.

    "The most you'll see is six if you're in the city and five if you're in the county," Carney said.

    The magistrate's race is the most hotly contested, with at least one Primary race in five of the six districts.

  • Campbellsville Schools out Thursday

    Campbellsville Independent Schools has canceled classes for Thursday.

    The CHS boys' basketball team will face Glasgow on Thursday at 9 a.m. in the All "A" Classic State Tournament at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.

    Closing schools for the day will allow students who would like to support the team to do so.

    Superintendent Mike Deaton said he is excited about the opportunity for the boys' team.

  • Got Yours?

    If the Girl Scouts haven't come to call, you're in luck because there's still time to get your Thin Mints or Samoas.

    The initial order period for your favorite sweet treats has ended, but don't fret. The Girl Scouts will be setting up booth sales Saturday, Feb. 21 through March 14 at local Wal-Mart and Kroger stores.

    "Sales are going really well," says Service Unit Manager Jennifer Willis. "We've sold 13,795 boxes and we still have booth sales going on."