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Today's News

  • Taylor County schools featured on CU's TV-4 'Education Today' show

    Educators in Campbellsville and Taylor County are being showcased on TV-4, Comcast Cable 10, discussing news from each of their schools. They are part of Campbellsville University's Education Today series in the ongoing Dialog on Public Issues. Leaders from Taylor County elementary, middle and high schools will be shown on TV-4 on Wednesday, July 30 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

  • England named to new position at Taylor County Bank

    Henry Lee, president and CEO of Taylor County Bank, announced recently that Renay England is the bank's new director of community relations.

    England is a native of Campbellsville and has been an employee of Taylor County Bank for more than 27 years.

    Actively involved in the community, England is the past vice president and secretary of the Downtown Business Association, president of the Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club, and on the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce.

  • Magistrates approve jail, detention center bills

    Magistrates approved payment of several bills on behalf of the Taylor County judicial and detention center projects at a special meeting Monday afternoon.

    Magistrates approved a $10,823.49 payment to CMW Inc. and $600,910.04 payment to Codell Construction Co. for the Taylor County Judicial Center.

    Magistrates also approved payment of $7,033.96 to CMW Inc. and $386,658.04 to Codell for the Taylor County jail.

  • No alcohol will be sold on Sundays

    Campbellsville City Council members voted down Sunday beer sales Monday night but agreed to reconsider the issue later.

    During a special meeting, at which an alcohol ordinance was the only item of discussion, the Council discussed Sunday alcohol sales, which was banned by the ordinance proposed.

    In May, voters living within the City approved the sale of alcohol in restaurants seating at least 50 people as long as the drinks are served in conjunction with a meal. Restaurants must derive at least 70 percent of their income from the sale of food. The measure passed by 74 votes.

  • Travelers take a trip out west

    On Monday, June 30, a group of 42 travelers from the local area as well as surrounding counties and states left Columbia for a trip west.

    The group traveled through 11 states including Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, California and Nevada.

    The first day, the travelers stopped in Little Rock, Ark. and spent the night just blocks from the Bill Clinton Presidential Library, a structure of steel and glass.

  • Rescue to host EMT class

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue will host EMT classes beginning Monday, Aug. 25.

    Cost to attend is $500. Applications and a $100 deposit are due Monday, Aug. 4.

    Applications may be picked up at Rescue on South Columbia Avenue.

    For more information, visit www.ctcrescue.org or call Deputy Director Todd Cox or Medical Training Officer Michael Stewart at 789-3135.

  • Youth orchestra auditions are Aug. 16

    The Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra is the oldest independently chartered youth orchestra in the United States with four orchestras and more than 300 members.

    Membership is by audition only and is open to any student from elementary to high school age.

    Auditions for the orchestras will be Saturday, Aug. 16. Audition applications are available for download online at www.ckyo.org.

  • Adams named business development officer at Taylor County Bank

    Janet Adams of Campbellsville is Taylor County Bank's newest employee in charge of business development. The announcement was made by Henry Lee, president of Taylor County Bank.

    Adams is a native of Taylor County and a graduate of Campbellsville High School and has more than 20 years of banking experience.

    Adams' primary duties will be to put her banking and business experience to work with local businesses in bringing more banking opportunities with new and expanded services to be offered by Taylor County Bank.

  • CHS class of 1988 reunion is Aug. 29-31

    The Campbellsville High School Class of 1988 will have a reunion on Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29-31.

    Anyone interested in attending should call Joey Wasson at (502) 500-3969 or e-mail joe@hardycc.com.

  • Lowell Avenue RAs host Pinewood Derby

    Lowell Avenue Baptist Church's Royal Ambassadors had their annual Pinewood Derby. Pictured are, front, from left: Chase Burton, Kaden Wheatley and Alec Williams. Second row: Hunter Underwood, first place and best looking car; Weston Young, second; and Ben Litchfield, third. Third row: William Wright, Justice Gregory and Jordan Cowherd. Back: leaders Eric Newton, Boo Cowherd and Kevin Farmer. RAs meet on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 7:30.