Today's News

  • Taylor Board amends school calendar

    The school week for Taylor County students will now end at 1 p.m. on Fridays.

    During a special meeting Tuesday, the Taylor County School Board approved an amended 2009-2010 calendar proposed by incoming superintendent Roger Cook.

    Cook said weekly, two-hour professional development sessions are needed to implement performance-based learning. This allows students who already know the material they are being presented to move on if they pass an exam.

  • It's time to thank our fathers

    "Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad."

    Maybe he read bedtime stories, planned a fishing trip or took us to that special ball game. Perhaps he helped with the dreaded algebra homework or set that curfew we didn't always agree with.

    Or maybe he has lent advice or encouragement as we have become parents ourselves.

    For all those things, now is the time to give thanks.

    Sunday is Father's Day, and we all should set aside some time to do just that.

  • Garden tour is this Saturday

    The Campbellsville Woman's Club will host its annual garden tour on Saturday, June 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring nine local lawns and the Campbellsville University campus.

    Tours of the campus will be given by golf cart. Most homeowners on the tour planned and designed the landscaping themselves.

    Tours will cost $8 per person to benefit woman's club projects and scholarships. The event will be hosted rain or shine.

    Tickets can be purchased at any of the homes.

    This year's gardens on tour are:

    - Barbara and Dale Witham, 4575 Wooleyville Road.

  • Three injured in two-car collision Sunday

    Three people were injured as the result of a two-car collision Sunday.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Morris Horn of Campbellsville was driving north on Lebanon Avenue in a 2001 Buick when he was struck by a 1993 Chevrolet driven by Teresa Schweickert at the intersection of Lebanon and Broadway. The collision occurred at 11:54 a.m.

    Read more on this story and others in Thursday's print edition.

  • Hunt-Wise

    Stephanie Hunt and Michael Wise, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 27.

    Hunt is the daughter of Kay Cox of Campbellsville and the late Raymond Cox. Her grandparents are Ardie Mae Underwood of Campbellsville and the late George Hattan.

    Wise is the son of Jerry and Wanda Wise of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Alma Wise of Lebanon and the late Carl Wise and Mike and Mary Ethel Lee.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. at 2190 Finley Ridge Road. A reception will follow at St. Joe Hall.

  • Judd-Graham

    Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Judd of Greensburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Noelle Judd, to Clinton Keith Graham, son of Trent Graham and Kathy Graham, all of Campbellsville.


    Judd is a 2007 graduate of Green County High School and is a junior at Campbellsville University. She is employed at Adanta Behavioral Health Organization.


    Graham is a 2004 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2009 graduate of Campbellsville University. He is employed as a physical education teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown.

  • Dial donates to Locks of Love

    Madison Dial, 9, of Campbellsville recently donated 11 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss.

    The organization's mission is to return a sense of self-confidence and normalcy to children suffering from hair loss by utilizing donated ponytails to provide the highest quality hair prosthetics to financially disadvantaged children.

  • Allen-Coffey

    Bill and Marsha Allen of Columbia announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Bethany Denise Allen, to Chad Allen Coffey, son of Stanley and Rebecca Coffey of Russell Springs.

    Allen is the granddaughter of the late George Preston and Hazel Bryant and Hobert and Mary Edna Allen.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Adair County High School and a student at Somerset Community College.

    Coffey is the grandson of Romer and Geraldine Coffey of Cane Valley, Marie Allen of Liberty and the late Shirley Allen.

  • Woman's club earns awards at state

    The Kentucky Federation of Woman's Club's spring conference was at Crown Plaza Hotel in Louisville on April 23-25.

    Local club members attending were Roberta Moore, Evelyn Brady, Ann Hodge and Deen Smith. 

    Many competitions were entered from clubs around the state. The Campbellsville Woman's Club received the Membership Award, Outstanding Achievement Award for its Christmas home Tour, and President Roberta Moore was recognized as one of three empowered club presidents for the club's growth and community activities.

  • Home Sweet Home

    Community Ventures Corp. hosted a homeownership celebration on Thursday for Campbellsville resident Dawn Novak, who, at 50, will soon purchase her first home with assistance from CVC and other organizations. Several officials spoke at the celebration, which was hosted by Lowell Avenue Baptist Church and ended with a tour of Novak's new home.