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Today's News

  • Marching Cards take first place in class at Governor's Cup

    Taylor County Marching Cardinals qualified for KMEA Regional Quarterfinal competition on Saturday at the Governor's Gold Cup Marching Band Festival at Elizabethtown High School.

    In the preliminary round, the Marching Cards were awarded a proficient rating, named first-place band and received the Best Percussion award in Class AAA.

    Hart County was awarded second place and Best Color Guard while Breckinridge County was third.

  • CU breaks ground on new School of Education building

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Ground was broken recently for a new 14,000-square-foot building that will house a School of Education at Campbellsville University.

    "Teaching is the profession that creates all others," said Dr. Brenda Priddy, dean of the school, as CU's oldest educational program began work on its new home.

    A check for $250,000 was also received from James Achterhof, director of the Richard Van Lunen Foundation that has pledged $750,000 toward the building.

  • FFA members bring home several state fair awards

    Taylor County Future Farmers of America members competed at the Kentucky State Fair on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 14-15.

    Entries were exhibited in corn, hay, tobacco, soybeans, plants, horticulture and fresh floral arrangements. Also, competition was held in welding, seed identification, livestock judging, dairy judging, agriculture mechanics and auctioneering.

    There were 16 floral exhibits all receiving blue or red ribbons, which represent the top two-thirds of the competition. There were 41 entries of hay.

  • Humphress crowned Miss Adair County Teen

    Keely Star Humphress of Campbellsville was crowned Miss Adair County Teen on July 9. She will advance to the state competition in Louisville in October. She is the daughter of Kristy Nelson and the granddaughter of Mike and Judy Humphress, all of Campbellsville.

  • Annual flea market has good turnout

    Raindrops didn't keep them from shopping for bargains.

    The 12th annual Tebbs Bend Flea Market, hosted by the Tebbs Bend-Green River Bridge Battlefield Association, was Saturday.

    Anita Brown, president of the association, said attendance was a bit down because of Friday's rain, but she estimates anywhere from 1,200 to 1,500 people attended. Past attendance totals, she said, had counted as many as 2,500.

    "We did OK," she said. "We appreciate everyone's participation. I think the vendors were happy. Everyone I spoke with seemed pleased.

  • Public record for Sept. 11

    Traffic

    Mary Ann Avery, 32, of Northwest Street in Munfordville, speeding, defendant stipulated probable cause, no new violations, dismissed.

    Sandy M. Belden, 53, of Long Acre Road in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Duril G. Bell, 36, of Camelback in Campbellsville, speeding, defendant stipulated probable cause, no new violations, dismissed.

    Bradley A. Bickett, 36, of Miller Pike in Lebanon, failure to wear seat belts, defendant stipulated probable cause, no new violations, dismissed.

  • GCU to host heritage festival Sept. 20

    Greater Campbellsville United will host its 6th Annual Diversity Festival beginning at 10 a.m. at the Community Center on Saturday.

    The festival will feature monologues, singing, art displays, food, a style show and booths with intergenerational table games and more.

    This year, there will also be a demonstration of Mexican folklore music and dance.

    In past years, GCU Coordinator Wanda Washington said, there have been more than 200 people to attend.

  • CU convo is Wednesday

    Joel Carwile, pastor of Valley View Baptist Church in Louisville, will speak during Campbellsville University's chapel series on Wednesday in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Carwile, at the rank of colonel, is chaplain in the Alabama State Defense Force where he has served since 2003. He was a professor in the bachelor and master's program at Whitesburg Heritage Bible College in Huntsville, Ala. He also attended the University of North Alabama and Liberty University.

  • Green River Runners Club to have first meeting Sept. 13

    The Green River Runners Club will have its first meeting Saturday, Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. at Campbellsville Health and Fitness Center.

    The meeting will consist of an overview of club policies and goals as well as upcoming running events in the community.

    Runners of all fitness levels are invited to attend.

    For more information, call Gary Wise at 789-9229.

  • Library hosts Grandparents' Day on Sept. 9

    The Taylor County Public Library will host a Grandparents' Day open house on Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

    Those wishing to attend should bring their grandparents and/or photos of their grandparents.

    Crafts, snacks, book reading and full library services will be available.

    For more information, call Bonnie Webster at 465-2562.