Today's News

  • Deaton interview to air on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Mike Deaton, left, new superintendent of the Campbellsville Independent School District, was recently interviewed by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president at Campbellsville University, on his "Dialogue on Public Issues" show.

    The interview will air on CU's WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.


  • Lobb named to The Best Lawyers in America

    James Lobb of Louisville was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2010 to recognize his work in real estate law.

    Best Lawyers bases its listings on an exclusive and rigorous peer-review survey of the legal profession in which attorneys nationwide are asked to rate the top practitioners in their areas of practice in their jurisdictions. Because listings are based on the votes of other lawyers and cannot be bought, inclusion in Best Lawyers in considered a singular honor.

  • Lemons-Klaes

    Tonya Dean Lemons and David Glenn Klaes will exchange wedding vows on Sunday, Aug. 23.

    The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. ET at Green River Lake State Park.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.


  • Bell wins DVD player

    Samuel Bell was the winner of the Phillips DVD player given away as part of the Eastridge-Phelps Pharmacy's grand opening. Pictured with Bell is his mother  Sheryl Bell, friends Isaiah Roy and Traci Lobb and Mindi Conley and Chad Phelps from Eastridge-Phelps Pharmacy.

  • Saloma Baptist to host 'singspiration' service

    Saloma Baptist church will host a "singspiration" service on Sunday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m.

    Guest singers and musicians are encouraged to attend and participate.

    The community is invited to attend.

    For more information, call 789-0082.

  • Kidd takes first in talent contest

    Victoria Kidd won first place in the Russell County Fair Talent Contest with her performance of "Real Gone" by Sheryl Crow. She is the daughter of Wayne and Stephanie Kidd of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Ottis and Barbara Wright and Tom and Thelda Kidd, all of Campbellsville. Great-grandparents are Lou Vera Wright and Liza Jane Kidd, both of Campbellsville.

  • TCHS Class of 1969 gathers for reunion

    Taylor County High School Class of 1969 hosted its 40-year reunion on Saturday, June 27 at the Rosewood Country Club.

  • Faith Column

    There is nothing natural about stepping off the platform of a 60-foot tower into nothing but thin air and adrenaline. I came to that conclusion the hard way some time ago when I took my first leap of faith into the world of bungee jumping.

    We made a quick trip to Tennessee that weekend to see a friend graduate from college and decided to spend the night. My wife and boys wanted to go into Gatlinburg the next morning, and I unenthusiastically gave in.

  • Elk Horn Baptist opens Wings of Angels Closet

    Elk Horn Baptist Church has opened Wings of Angels Clothes Closet, where adults and children in need can receive clothing and shoes.

    The closet is open every Wednesday from noon to 7 p.m. However, if a need arises beyond those hours, recipients may call and someone will meet them there.

    The closet will also accept donations of good clothing and shoes during its open hours.

    Elk Horn Baptist Church is located at 3145 Elk Horn Road (KY 70) in Campbellsville. For more information, call Teresa Tobin at (270) 590-1202 or the church office at 789-2113.


  • Early Days


    Aug. 12, 1999

    While corn, tobacco and other crops in most areas of the state are drying up because of an extended drought, Steve Doss says most Taylor County farmers have been lucky. "We've gotten rain when we have needed it," said Doss, area program director for the Kentucky Farm Bureau.

    Phillip and Geneva Corbin will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 15.

    Fourteen girls will be competing for the title of Taylor County Junior Miss this summer.