Today's News

  • Rotary Club sponsoring Junior Miss 'Be Your Best Self' Award

    Campbellsville Rotary Club is once again sponsoring the 2010 "Be Your Best Self" Award to be given away Saturday night at the Taylor County Junior Miss Scholarship Program at Hamilton Auditorium. 

    The Campbellsville Rotary Club was organized in 1937 and over the last 70 years has provided meaningful service to the Campbellsville/Taylor County community. The club has long had a special interest in supporting young people and has provided several thousands of dollars in college scholarships over the years.

  • Kids Fishing Derby is Sept. 12

    The annual Green River Lake Kids Fishing Derby will be Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Green River Lake State Park.

    Equipment will be provided.

    For more information, call Park Ranger Larry Lemmon at 465-4463 or e-mail him at larry_lemmon@usace.army.mil.


  • Junior Miss advance tickets available

    This year's Taylor County Junior Miss program will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

    Friends of Junior Miss tickets may be purchased in advance through Monday, Aug. 24 for $15 from Junior Miss participants. The tickets entitle "friends" to admission and a program. All proceeds go to providing scholarships for participants.

  • LWC to offer free classes for senior citizens

    Lindsey Wilson College is once again offering its Senior Scholars Program to area senior citizens. And during a time of economic austerity and belt-tightening, the price is right - free.

    As part of the Senior Scholars Program, area residents who are 62 years or older may take one undergraduate class this fall at no tuition expense. Senior Scholars must pay for books and supplies for their class.

    The program was created by the Lindsey Wilson Board of Trustees as a way to show the college's appreciation to the region's senior citizens.

  • City School District sets tax rates

    Campbellsville Independent Schools will see a bit more money this year from property taxes.

    School Board members last week approved a 4 percent increase in the District's rate for real and personal property. The Board traditionally takes the allowed 4 percent increase each year.

    According to Finance Director Gayle Newton, the rate will generate an additional $84,521.79 this coming year.

    Newton, who recommended the increase to the Board, said the new rate is 43.8 cents per hundred dollars of property value. The tax is expected to generate a total of $1.6 million.

  • Colton's comes to Campbellsville

    In 1996, a group of entrepreneurs and restaurateurs put together their combined total of more than 60 years of successful restaurant and real estate experience to develop a concept that later became Colton's Steak House & Grill.

    Their vision was to open a steak house anyone could walk into and feel at home, have fun, relax, eat delicious food and enjoy excellent service in an atmosphere with the feel of the "American West."

  • CU to offer free classes to unemployed

    Campbellsville University is stepping forward and helping those who have recently lost their jobs.

    "The university will provide free tuition and related fees, not covered by state and federal financial aid or other publicly funded programs, for up to two three-hour classes for any dislocated or recently unemployed adult who enrolls in the ACCEL Program," announced Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of the university.

  • Guthrie tours Ingersoll-Rand

    Joe Fair, human resources manager, and Doug Willems, manager of assembly operations, led a tour of the Ingersoll-Rand plant in Campbellsville on Thursday, Aug. 13.

    Congressman Brett Guthrie said, "I enjoyed meeting the workers and watching the process. My background is in manufacturing, and I understand the effort needed to produce quality products on schedule."


  • TRH to host family and friends CPR course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Basic Life Support for Family & Friends Course on Friday, Aug. 21 from 8 a.m. to noon at the TRH Learning & Resource Center, located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville. 

    The BLS for Family & Friends Course is for the lay rescuer who needs a credential (a card) documenting successful completion of a BLS course.

  • Guthrie tours Taylor Regional Hospital

    Congressman Brett Guthrie visited Taylor Regional Hospital on Aug. 13. Guthrie toured the facility following a brief reception.