Today's News

  • Cash Express honors service personnel

    Cash Express treated local police, rescue and firefighters with cakes on Sept. 11 in honor of their service to the community.

  • Youth pleads guilty but won't go to jail

    A Springfield teenager who was charged after a one-vehicle crash left his passenger dead has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide but won't spend any time in jail.

    Michael A. Barnett, 20, of 111 Mayes Ave. in Springfield appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Records from Barnett's appearance were only recently made available at the Taylor County Courthouse.

    Barnett was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury twice on different charges, each stemming from the crash.

  • Ham Days events are this weekend

    It was the summer of 1969 and Lebanon was the heart of rock 'n' roll. The historic downtown district will come alive this weekend, Sept. 25-27, with Marion County Country Ham Days. The theme this year is "Rockin' on 68 since 1969."

  • Gibson completes infantry training

    Michael Gibson recently completed infantry training for the Army National Guard at Fort Benning, Ga.

    Gibson joined the National Guard as a high school junior and will perform his duties at Bravo Co. 1/149th Infantry Division in Somerset.

    He is the son of Sfc. Rob and Marcella Gibson of Greensburg and a 2009 graduate of Green County High School.

  • Scholar to discuss Dan Brown novels

    For the tens of millions of people who have read the controversial books "The Da Vinci Code" and "Angels and Demons," a speaker Tuesday, Sept. 22 at Lindsey Wilson College might punch a few holes in their knowledge and beliefs about biblical history.

    Bible scholar Ben Witherington has had best-selling writer Dan Brown and his two Bible-based blockbuster books in his cross hairs for years. Brown's latest novel, "The Lost Symbol," which came out Sept. 14, is about the mysteries of Freemasonry.

  • Lake is a great asset

    The image a community portrays has much to do with how it's perceived by others. And a neat, clean, well cared for community will attract visitors — and keep them coming back.

    Green River Lake has much to do with our community's attractiveness.

    Whether it's fishing, water sports, camping or simply relaxing with friends, there's literally something for everyone to enjoy at the lake. There are also several miles of trails for hikers, bikers and horseback riders.

    But if those areas are used as a dumping ground for garbage, why would anyone want to visit?

  • Dragons bounce back, rout Eagles 56-18

    Green County regrouped from a one-point home loss to LaRue County a week earlier to demolish the homestanding Campbellsville High School Eagles 56-18 in the annual Cow Bowl clash on Dave Fryrear Field on Thursday night.

    "You don't play sometimes football and compete with teams like Green County and the good teams on our schedule," Eagle coach Jason Chappell admitted.

  • Deadline to participate in PRIDE cleanup is Monday, Sept. 21

    October is Roadside PRIDE Month in Kentucky, and Taylor Countians who want to participate have until Monday, Sept. 21 to sign up.

    Taylor County Solid Waste Coordinator Debbie McNear said the month is geared toward cleaning up the community and she encourages schools, nonprofit organizations and churches to volunteer their time.

    Throughout the month of October, volunteers will pick up roadside litter in selected areas. The PRIDE organization will provide garbage bags and pay for the disposal of the garbage and other items collected.

  • TRH to offer advance directives session

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a free Advance Directives Informational Session on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The class will be presented by Ramona Hieneman, attorney, director of corporate responsibilities.

    This class will provide an overview of advance directives, which should enable participants to be better informed regarding questions and decisions.

  • Airport hosts first 'fly in' event

    The Taylor County Airport Board will host the first annual "fly in" on Saturday, Sept. 19.

    Gates will open at 10 a.m. and festivities will continue through 4 p.m.

    There will be live music, food, inflatables for children, airplane rides and more.

    The free event is open to everyone. For more information, call 789-4182.