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Today's News

  • Taylor County Bank noted in KBA magazine

    The Kentucky Bankers Association magazine featured a full-page article on Taylor County Bank in its October/November issue.

    The article showcases the bank's customer appreciation party that took place in mid-August at Miller Park. The "Splashin' Pool Party," hosted by the bank's employees, included food, entertainment, door prizes and lots of fun for TCB's many customers, friends and their families. 

    The KBA magazine "Spotlight" column recognizes one bank in each issue that has demonstrated creative and innovative marketing strategies.

  • Toys for Tots Radiothon is Thursday, Dec. 4

    The 2008 Q-104 Toys for Tots Radiothon today from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on WCKQ-FM 104.1.

    The annual Toys for Tots drive raises thousands of dollars to help disadvantaged children in Taylor County with toys during Christmas.

    Local dignitaries will join Q-104 air personalities Rob Collins, "KJ" and Tony Rose along with other guests throughout the day to solicit donations from area businesses, organizations and individuals.

  • Gribbins named sales manager at Commonwealth Broadcasting

    Commonwealth Broadcasting recently named Greg Gribbins sales manager of Central Kentucky radio stations, Q-104/K-Country 105.7/ESPN Radio AM 1450 in Campbellsville.

    Gribbins brings more than 28 years of broadcast radio experience and more than 20 years of radio management, including the past 14 in Campbellsville.

  • Lady Eagles lose opener at Green

    Green County's Lady Dragons raced out to a 16-0 lead and proved early that they are a Fifth Region contender with a 78-33 thrashing of the visiting Campbellsville Lady Eagles on Tuesday night.

    Starters Megan Hartfield (21), Kelsea Mitchell (16), Morgan Deaton (13) and Micah Jones (10) paced the GCHS attack while freshman Tiffany Slone led CHS with 15 points.

    Green County also won the junior varsity tilt 36-29 despite 13 points from Lady Eagle eighth-grader Brittany Vaught.

  • Coulter TD catch pushes Cards past Powell

    Taylor County opened the 2008 playoffs with an exciting 29-24 triumph over the Powell County Pirates on Friday night.

    Nothing about the game came easy for the Cardinals (8-3) as the Pirates controlled the ball over 34 minutes of the contest and amassed 447 yards offense to the Cardinals' 340. Somehow, the local squad was able to make stops at key points and take advantage of their two second-half possessions to prevail and advance.

  • Porter-Anglin

    Candace Porter of Frankfort, formerly of Campbellsville, and Ashley Anglin of Frankfort will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 6.

    Porter is the daughter of Gary and Tammy Porter of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Heistand Parrish, Darell and Rebecca Cox and Opal Porter, all of Campbellsville, and the late Tommy Porter.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Taylor County High School and is co-owner of Lil T's Traffic Stop.

  • Southern States local annual meeting set

    Southern States Cooperative will review its operations at a series of local annual meetings, including the upcoming meeting for members of Southern States Cooperative, Inc. - Campbellsville Service.

    "The news is good," says President and CEO Thomas R. Scribner. "The cooperative had a great year in 2007 with earnings exceeding plan by the largest margin in a decade and the outlook for 2008 is even better."

    Sales in fiscal year 2008 exceeded $2 billion for the first time ever.

  • Salvation Army seeks volunteers for kettle drive

    It was cold. Her back hurt. Sometimes she sat. Sometimes she stood. But whatever she did, Wanda Franklin never stopped ringing her bell.

    Franklin is among just a handful of volunteers ringing the Salvation Army bell at Wal-Mart Supercenter during the Christmas shopping season this year.

    In addition to Franklin, one other individual and a church group have volunteered for the month-long fundraiser.

  • Evangel edges CU Tigers 78-74

    Campbellsville University hit 14 three-pointers but was only 2-9 at the free-throw line in dropping its home opener 78-74 to Evangel (Mo.) on Saturday afternoon.

    Aaron Wyatt hit five treys and led the Tigers with 20 points while Zach Allender added 15. The duo also had five rebounds apiece.

    The Tigers will host the Lou Cunningham Classic this weekend.

    CU plays Virginia Intermont on Friday (8:00) and Taylor on Saturday (4:00). Lindsey Wilson will open play each day with games against Taylor on Friday (6:00) and Virginia Intermont on Saturday (2:00).

  • Lady Tigers take two at Bethel Classic

    Campbellsville University made it six wins in a row with a pair of triumphs in the Bethel (Tenn.) College Classic over the weekend.

    The Lady Tigers bested William Carey 65-47 on Friday night as Whitney Ballinger had a double-double (21 points, 11 rebounds) and Melly Heaton scored 11.

    On Saturday, coach Ginger Colvin's club used a 49-38 second half to clip the host team 78-75.

    Wendi Messer tallied 24 points off the bench while Courtney Danis had 18 and Ballinger 14.

    The Lady Tigers are idle until Monday, Dec. 8 when they venture to Brescia.