Today's News

  • Fundraiser to benefit St. Jude hospital is Saturday, June 6

    Green River Stables will host its fifth annual Saddle Up For St. Jude event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Saturday, June 6.

    The event, which will offer horse rides at Green River Lake State Park, will begin at noon at Green River Stables, which is located at 592 Robin Road, off of Lone Valley Road.

    For more information, contact Darrell or Erin Wise at 789-4525.


  • Adair County's 'Dancing with the Stars' is June 6

    Renaissance Columbia will present the third annual "Dancing with the Stars" competition Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. ET.

    The event will be at Adair County Middle School gymnasium. Nine couples will compete for bragging rights and the top prize of $1,000.

    One of this year's judges will be Campbellsville native and reigning Miss Kentucky Emily Cox. 

    Paige Hutchison of Columbia will be entertaining the crowd with songs from the 1980s. The Tumble Towne Motivators will also perform.  

  • Extension office hosts insect identification event

    The Taylor County Extension Office will host a "What's bugging you?" insect education event Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m.

    The topic will be controlling insects in the home, garden and landscapes.

    Guest Speaker for the event will be Dr. Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky entomologist.

    Those who wish to attend may bring specimens for identification.

    For more information, call 465-4511.


  • Signup for summer reading program is June 1-5

    Those wanting to sign up for the "Be Creative @ Your Library" summer reading program at the Taylor County Public Library can do so June 1-5.

    The free program is for children of all ages. Those who participate will receive free coupons for various statewide attractions.

    Weekly summer reading programs will be each Thursday in June, and participants can come to the library on those days any time between 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

    The final reading program, with a jumping tent and slide, will be Thursday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at Veterans Memorial Park.

  • Relay for Life raffle tickets available

    Tickets for a raffle to benefit Relay for Life are now available at all Citizens Bank branches.

    The grand prize winner will receive four tickets to the Nationwide Food City 250 on Friday, Aug. 21 at the Bristol Motor Speedway and four tickets to the Sprint Cup Sharpie 500 on Saturday, Aug. 22.

    Tickets are $2 each or six for $10.

    The winner will be announced at the local Relay for Life event June 5-6 at Taylor County High School.

    For more information, call Jamie Patterson or Melanie Sublett at 465-8193.


  • Meeting set for those interested in forming support group

    The Lake Cumberland Area Agency on Aging is looking for support from local agencies in starting and helping with a monthly Caregiver Support Group.

    A meeting has been scheduled for 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 4 at the Taylor County Extension Office for those who are interested in participating in planning the monthly meetings.

    For more information, contact Kim B. Foley at (800) 916-7092.


  • Local students take part in Baptist keyboard festival

    The Kentucky Baptist Convention hosts a keyboard festival each spring for students of all levels.

    The objective is to encourage young pianists to be interested in playing or participating in worship services in their churches.

    The 2010 KBC Keyboard Festival will take place at Campbellsville University.

  • Anderson celebrates 95th birthday

    Ruth Anderson celebrated her 95th birthday with family and friends on April 25 at the Community Center in Campbellsville. She is shown with five generations of her family. They are, from left, front: Hassan Alexander, her great-great-grandson; her daughter, Carrie Rowe; Anderson; and her great-granddaughter, Je'meece Alexander. Back: Ja'marr Alexander, her great-grandson; and her granddaughter, Gwin Minter.

  • Truth Tabernacle hosting 'Sheaves for Christ'

    Truth Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Campbellsville will host a fundraising event on Saturday at Creek Side Restaurant.

    The restaurant is donating a portion of every breakfast buffet purchased on Saturday to "Sheaves for Christ." The breakfast buffet is $6.99 per person and includes coffee. On the buffet will be sausage, eggs, bacon, pancakes, home fries, biscuits and gravy.

  • Richardson-Willingham

    Holly A. Richardson and Vincent B. Willingham exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, April 4.

    State Rep. Jimmy Higdon spoke and Pastor George Hourigan of New Beginnings Church officiated.

    The ceremony and reception took place at Jackson Quarters in Campbellsville.

    The bride is the daughter of Jim and Kim Richardson of Lebanon.