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Today's News

  • Birth Announcements for November 6

    Samantha and Micah Sears of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Asure Gary Allen Sears, at 8:28 a.m. on Oct. 20 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Sherry and Phil Burgess and Nadene Sears of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Sylvia and Phil Barker of Campbellsville.

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  • Lawsuit against nursing home dismissed

    A Campbellsville woman's lawsuit alleging a local nursing home was negligent in caring for her has been settled and dismissed.

    Lexington attorneys Ross F. Mann and Brian M. Jasper filed a complaint in Taylor Circuit Court on behalf of Kenneth Pope of Campbellsville and his now deceased wife, Fay, in September 2012.

    Listed as defendants are Exendicare Homes Inc. dba Medco Center of Campbellsville, now known as Campbellsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and several of the company's subsidiaries and John Does.

  • Volunteers needed to ring Salvation Army bell

     

    Soon, the bells will be ringing. And they're looking for a few good bell ringers to keep the donations coming.

    The Salvation Army will begin its annual red kettle drives in about three weeks, around the Thanksgiving holiday. Local kettles will be set up at Walmart, Kroger and Tractor Supply locations.

    Volunteers to ring the bell are needed, and those interested should call now to schedule their hours. The drive will continue through Christmas Eve.

  • Men seek to build statue for fallen firefighter

     

    They grew up together, so news of his death was especially hard.

    In the 1990s, Brad Shofner and his twin brother, Chad, began volunteering at then Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue. One of the first people they met when setting foot inside the department was Tony Grider.

    "I was on that department roughly 18 years," Brad said. "We grew up there. That was all we knew."

    Brad said he remembers the day he met Grider, seeing him standing on the apparatus floor.

  • Incumbents dominate at polls

     

    Eddie Rogers and Tony Young will remain the community's top leaders.

    Voters re-elected them as Taylor County judge/executive and Campbellsville mayor, respectively, on Tuesday night.

    The county's magisterial lineup also won't change, but the Campbellsville City Council will have two new members come January.

    Allen "A.J." Johnson and Rufus "Frankie" Hansford Jr. will join the Council, and current members Randy Bricken Jr. and Diane Ford-Benningfield will vacate their seats.

  • Big Red Madness Saturday night at TCHS

     

  • No pay but you get the best seat

     

  • It's and one done as play-offs kick off

     

  • Rogers, Young re-elected as judge/executive, mayor

     

    Eddie Rogers and Tony Young will remain the community’s top leaders.

    Voters re-elected them as Taylor County judge/executive and Campbellsville mayor, respectively, on Tuesday night.

    The county’s magisterial lineup also won’t change, but the Campbellsville City Council will have two new members come January.

    Allen “A.J.” Johnson and Rufus “Frankie” Hansford Jr. will join the Council, and current members Randy Bricken Jr. and Diane Ford-Benningfield will vacate their seats.

  • Scaring up some fun

     

    Superheroes, zombies and firemen didn’t let rain stop them from trick or treating last Friday afternoon.

    Downtown merchants offered trick or treating, as did Taylor County Public Library and many churches.

    Q-104 hosted its annual Halloween Bash at Taylor County Elementary School, attracting more than 1,000 people.