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Today's News

  • K-Country Showdown

    Kristen Autumn Willis was the winner of Thursday's K-Country 105.7/Colgate Country Showdown.

    Mary Beth Montgomery was first runner-up and Allie Shae Hash was named honorable mention. Sixteen competed for the opportunity to perform at the state level.

    State winners vie for a $1,000 cash prize and advance to a regional competition. The five regional winners are awarded an all-expense paid trip to the national final where they will compete for the $100,000 grand prize and the national title.

  • Trooper involved in crash

    A Kentucky State Trooper was involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon on KY 70.

    According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, Trooper Nathan Rhodes, 26, was traveling east on KY 70 at about 4 p.m. when he swerved to avoid hitting the rear of a vehicle stopped to turn onto Old Elk Horn Road.

    The report states that Rhodes struck a 1993 Jeep operated by Kyle Long, 20, of Liberty.

    Rhodes, Long and Zackery Cochran, 18, also of Liberty and a passenger in the Long vehicle, were taken to Taylor Regional Hospital, treated and later released.

  • TRH to host first aid course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a first aid class on Wednesday, July 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

    This course will provide the participant with a sound foundation in the techniques of first aid. Upon course completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate.

    Cost is $50. Those wishing to attend should pre-register by calling the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 789-5862.

  • Public record for July 7

    Small Claims Filed

    08-S-059, filed 6/13/08; Lebanon Family Dental Care of South Proctor Knott Avenue in Lebanon v. Mitchell Ginter of Reflection Way in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for dental services rendered, $121.79 and court costs.

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-260, filed 6/26/08; Asset Acceptance LLC v. Karen C. Clark of Osage Avenue in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $737.81, interest, court costs, attorney's fees and $501.64 in interest.

    Circuit Civil Filed

  • Campbellsville native featured on TV station

    Author and Campbellsville native Janna McMahan was recently featured on a South Carolina TV station.

    "The Big Picture" TV program discussed how South Carolina has influenced the writing of three authors, including McMahan, John Jakes and Dorothea Benton Frank.

    McMahan's book "Calling Home," a story set in a small town in Kentucky, was published earlier this year.

  • City receives $5,000 grant for Merchants Hotel work

    The City of Campbellsville has received a federal grant to pay for preparation of a historic structures report on the Merchants Hotel.

    The City will receive $5,000 from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The report, prepared by Donna Logsdon and Steve Flinchum, outlines the history of the building, measured drawings, photographs, a description of existing building materials and conditions and recommendations for future building renovation. A copy of the report is available at City Hall.

  • Cochran-Cochran

    James Cochran and Galoris Cochran of Elk Horn have announced their re-marriage with a wedding date set for Friday, July 18.

    The Cochrans have two daughters and sons-in-law and a son and daughter-in-law, Tina and Russell Blakley of Somerset, Scot and Beth Cochran and Nadena and David Agee, all of Campbellsville.

    They also have eight grandchildren, Alex Roots, Whitney Roots, Samantha Benedict, Tori Cochran, Emili Cochran, J.T. Agee, Spencer Agee and Mariah Agee.

  • Cole

    Milton and Nicki Cole celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 10.

    Mr. Cole, son of the late Alexander Stewart and Mattie Vance Cole, was born and raised in Campbellsville.

    He attended Campbellsville College and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in business administration. He also served in the Merchant Marines.

    The couple met in Campbellsville and married in 1938.

    They now live in Sarasota, Fla. and have two daughters, Pam and Debbie.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Thursday, July 3 - Friendship Pike and Old Greensburg Road.

    Friday, July 4 - No route.

    Monday, July 7 - No route.

    Tuesday, July 8 - Speck Ridge.

    Wednesday, July 9 - Greenbriar, Windsor Gardens and Campbellsville Active Day Center.

    Thursday, July 10 - Forest Hills, Foxwood, Crescent Hill and Jackson Tower.

    Friday, July 11 - Stoner Creek.

    Monday, July 14 - Day cares, Campbellsville Baptist Church and Howell Street.

    Tuesday, July 15 - KY 210.

    Wednesday, July 16 - Meadowcreek and Hathaway Drive.

  • Somerset judge announces candidacy for Supreme Court seat

    Daniel J. Venters, a former chief circuit judge for the 28th Circuit, has announced his candidacy for the Kentucky Supreme Court's 3rd District.

    The 3rd District is comprised of 27 counties, including Taylor. The seat was recently vacated by Joseph Lambert, who resigned on June 27.

    The election to fill the vacant spot will be conducted during the November General Election.

    In a press release, Venters outlined his qualifications.