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Today's News

  • Texas Hold'em Tournament is Oct. 4

    The Lebanon Kiwanis Club will host a "Texas Hold'em" Tournament at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the VFW on North College Street in Lebanon.

    Registration will begin at 5 p.m. requiring a $75 initial buy-in. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 10 places with first place being $1,500, assuming there are 100 players.

    Proceeds of the event will support the Lebanon Kiwanis Club in its efforts to provide scholarships, funding for youth sports and projects of all kinds for the children in Marion County.

  • One injured in motorcycle collision

    A Campbellsville man was injured Saturday after driving his motorcycle through a fence.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Cory Graham, 19, of 4245 Barney School Road was driving a 2006 Kawasaki at about 7 p.m. on Merrimac Road.

    The report states Graham left the roadway and struck a fence.

    Graham told Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Cox that a four-door dark colored vehicle was driving on his side of the road and forced him to leave the roadway.

  • AutoSmart donates to FCA

    Stan Curry, owner of AutoSmart, presents a donation to Jeff Montgomery, a chaplain for the Kentuckiana Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Montgomery is a motocross racer and in his third year as FCA chaplain. He promoted summer FCA motocross camps held in Indiana, Ohio and North Carolina.

  • TRH opens community walking track

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a ribbon cutting for a community walking track on Aug. 21.

    The quarter-mile track was the idea of the Taylor Regional Community Quarter Century Club. This group of team members who have been employed for 25 years or more wanted to do something worthwhile for the entire community.

    Local businesses and individuals have donated more than $20,000 to complete the project. The track is open to anyone at anytime they would like to walk. Water and electricity will be installed soon.

  • Ford honored for 94 years of membership at First United Methodist

    Ruth Gibson Ford is presented with a certificate for 94 years of membership on Aug. 24 at First United Methodist Church. Dr. Ted Beam, pastor, made the presentation. Ford will be 100 years old on Nov. 24.

  • McWhorter receives TCB scholarship

    Trevor McWhorter was the recipient of the $500 Taylor County Bank School Bank Scholarship. He was chosen the winner after writing an essay for the Cardinal Financial Center. Each year, Taylor County Bank chooses a local high school senior to receive the $500 scholarship, which is made payable to the college or technical school of his or her choice.

  • Campbellsville man injured in Marion crash

    A Campbellsville man was injured after his vehicle collided with another just west of Lebanon on Tuesday afternoon.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, at 1:45 p.m. Mark Johnson, 46, of Campbellsville was traveling west on U.S. 68 in a 1995 Ford Aspire when he struck a 2005 GMC Yukon, driven by James W. Morris, no address listed. Morris was stopped in traffic due to road construction.

    Johnson was taken to Spring View Hospital. He was treated and released.

  • CU hosts drawing, awards TV to local student

    Campbellsville University's Office of Admissions hosted a drawing recently for a 32-inch flat-screen television as part of a marketing campaign, and the winner was Malcom Richardson of Campbellsville.

    Richardson is a senior at Taylor County High School, where he plays soccer and is enrolled in two dual credit classes each semester this year through Campbellsville University. He said he is considering attending CU and plans to major in both biology and chemistry at the college he chooses.

  • Library to host mystery event

    The cracks in the wall lead to a body. Is it the man who's been missing for five years? And is it an accident ... or murder? Join other detectives to discover the clues and see that justice is done at the Taylor County Public Library.

    In solving the mystery of The Cracks in the Wall, participants will investigate the crime scenes and carefully examine the evidence in order to solve the case.

    Children and teens in sixth through 12th grades are invited to come to the library to sign up the event, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m.

  • Man dies Saturday after Thursday wreck

    One of the eight people injured in last week's collision on Lone Valley Road has died as a result of the wreck.

    Raymond H. Tincher, 82, of McKee, Ky., a passenger in one of the two vehicles involved, died Saturday at University of Louisville Hospital.

    A Taylor County Sheriff's Office report states that deputies responded to the two-vehicle collision at the intersection of KY 55 and Lone Valley Road last Thursday at about 9:30 p.m.

    According to witnesses and evidence, Chris Clark, 19, of Campbellsville was traveling south on KY 55 driving a 1995 Pontiac van.