Today's News

  • Former resident nominated for Military Spouse of the Year Award

    Lisa Anderson Spencer of Alexandria, Va., formerly of Campbellsville, has been nominated as Military Spouse of the Year for the significant volunteer time and leadership talents that she has provided to causes that support military families.

    Military Spouse of the Year represents the sacrifice, patriotism, professionalism and altruism that embody the community of 1.1 million current and 20 million former military spouses.

  • Bishop-Jeffries

    Mr. and Mrs. Joey Bishop of Greensburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Bishop, to Kevin Jeffries, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Jeffries, also of Greensburg.

    Bishop, a 2005 graduate of Western Kentucky University, is the director of the Green County Adult Learning Center.

    Jeffries is a 2004 graduate of ITT Technical Institute and is a networking technician for the Green County Board of Education.

    A December wedding is planned.


  • Grace Notes

    I'm currently reading "A Million Miles in a Thousand Years" by Don Miller.

    He wrote "Blue Like Jazz," which continues to be the best Christian book I've ever read, although not for its literary merit. The book is random and messy, but Miller's thoughts are raw and profound.

    His new book begins with a movie producer wanting to turn "Blue Like Jazz" into a movie, but he tells Miller that the book as is wouldn't make a compelling or interesting movie because his real life is boring.

  • Turpin resigns as TCHS head football coach

    Rodney Turpin has resigned as Taylor County High School’s head football coach.

    Turpin, who played at Lincoln County and Campbellsville University, guided the Cardinals as head coach for the last six seasons (24-41) and to TCHS’ first district title in 2008.

    He was an assistant for the Cardinals after also heading up the middle school program.

    “Counting my days at Campbellsville University, I’ve been here for 20 years,” Turpin said. “Twenty years is a long time for me.”

  • CU men now 21st after avening loss to Olivet Nazarene.

    JaVaughn Espritt took the opening tip from Nestor Colmenares and quickly gave Campbellsville University a 2-0 lead Saturday, a lead it never gave up, as the Tigers downed visiting Olivet Nazarene University 79-55 in the final non-conference game of the season.

    The win ended a five-game win streak for Olivet Nazarene and answered a CU loss on Dec. 5 at ONU, 78-63.

    Campbellsville shot 63.6 percent in the first half (14-22) and carried a 38-20 lead into halftime with Espritt and Colmenares leading the way in the post with nine points each.

  • Early Days


    Jan. 3, 2000

    Laura Butler was named to the dean's list for the 1999 fall semester at Cumberland College in Williamsburg.

    The first baby of the year in Taylor County is Adam Ryan Begley, born Jan. 2 at 2:01 a.m. at Taylor County Hospital. His parents are Gary and Robyn Begley of Elk Horn.

    Kenny and June Parker of Campbellsville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Monday, Jan. 24.

    A household shower is planned for Steve and Connie Underwood, who suffered heavy loss due to a fire at their home early Monday morning.

  • Burgin beats Lady Eagles

    The Lady Eagles of Campbellsville High School fell 56-35 at home on Tuesday to Burgin.

    After a first-quarter tie (12-12), Burgin won the next three frames 14-7, 11-2 and 19-14.

    Tiffany Slone led CHS with 18 points while Brittany Vaught had 11 and Heather Watson six.

    Vaught also had 17 points in the 33-25 junior varsity loss.

    The Lady Eagles play at Marion County on Friday (8:00) before entertaining Taylor County on Sunday (1:30).

  • McMahan returns from deployment

    Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Bradley L. McMahan has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    Operation Iraqi Freedom is the official name given to military operations involving members of the U.S. armed forces and coalition forces participating in efforts to free and secure Iraq. Mission objectives focus on force protection, peacekeeping, stabilization, security and counter-insurgency operations as the Iraqi transitional governing bodies assume full sovereign powers to govern the peoples of Iraq.

  • TCHS Class of 1964 hosts reunion

    Taylor County High School Class of 1964 hosted its reunion on Nov. 7 at Green County Country Club. Those attending are, front, from left, Joanne Garnett Waller, Kay Miller Gupton, Maye Smith Gore, Faye Smith Parsons, Patricia Williams Pierce, Patricia Smith Jones, Wanda Sue Benningfield Pierce, JoAnn Maupin Gill, Brenda Skaggs Philpott, Ivanna Falloway Cox, Karen Hayes Houchens and Myna Dudgeon Graham. Middle: Ann Stone Sullivan, James Garner, Ernest Milsap, Richard "Dick" Clark, Bobby Pierce, Calvin Chaney, James Netherland, J.C.

  • England crowned 2009 Junior Miss Kentucky Festival State Mini Supreme

    Shelby England, 11, was crowned the 2009 Junior Miss Kentucky Festival State Mini Supreme on Nov. 15 in Lexington. She represented the Summersville Shining Stars Pageant and received the second highest score of 51 contestants from ages 7-12. In addition to being crowned Mini Supreme, England was awarded the Most Photogenic and Rising Star Award. She brought home a crown, custom banner, 4-foot trophy, jewelry and a $150 savings bond. England is a sixth-grade student at Green County Middle School, and the daughter of Trisha and Jeremy Hall and Wes and Michelle England, all of Greensburg.