Today's News

  • Man gets 20 years on drug charges

    A judge has upheld the sentence of a man who turned down an offer of probation in favor of a jury trial in which he was found guilty.

    Danny Dale Burress, 49, of 4450 Speck Ridge Road in Campbellsville appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George last Tuesday for sentencing. George upheld the jury's recommendation of 20 years.

  • Court to apply for jail loan

    If the County comes up short on footing the bill for jail startup costs, it now has a way to come up with the money.

    At last week's special Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates gave their approval to apply for a loan from the Kentucky Association of Counties to pay for jail startup costs.

  • Lewis representatives visit CU

    Congressman Ron Lewis' representatives met with leaders from Team Taylor County, education and business at Campbellsville University last week to discuss projects and issues of importance to the community. Pictured are, from left: Dr.

  • CU move still making buzz around town

    I'm not exactly sure when Santa Claus is arriving in Campbellsville. But one thing I know for sure is that the Campbellsville University hiring of Perry Thomas as its next head football coach still has the community talking.

    The former Campbellsville High School head coach and, until last week, Paducah Tilghman football boss should be back in town today and hopes to make permanent residence the first week of January.

    The question on the street seems to still be "I'm glad they hired Perry Thomas."

  • TRH hosts Diabetes Day

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a Diabetes Day in recognition of National Diabetes Month on Monday, Nov. 12.

    Ann Gann, an A1C Champion who also has diabetes, shared her personal experiences and insights on successfully managing diabetes. There were also vendors from monitor/medication and diabetic treatment companies available to answer questions and displaying new products.

  • TCES Writers of the Week for 11-28

    Taylor County Elementary School's "Writers of the Week" named on Wednesday, Nov. 28 are as follows: Justin Nguyen, kindergarten; Taegan Montgomery, first grade; Morgan Magness, second grade; Nick Boils, third grade; Kayla Rodgers, fourth grade; and Meredith Johnson, fifth grade.

  • Four couples graduate from prenatal class at TRH

    Four couples graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital in October. The classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Taylor Regional Hospital's meeting room.

    This is a five-week series and is free to anyone delivering at TRH. The class is taught by Jenny Dobson.

    Those participating, from left: Whitley, Myra and Erica Gribbins, Campbellsville; Crystal and Gary Neat, Campbellsville; Brittany Judd and Rhonda Wright, Greensburg; and Brittany Rafferty and Jerry Streeval, Columbia.

  • TCES Writers of the Week for 12-5

    Taylor County Elementary's "Writers of the Week" for Wednesday, Dec. 5 are: Julie Stone, kindergarten; Jacob Mattingly, first grade; Jenna Smith, second grade; Carly Bland, third grade; Callie Parrott, fourth grade; and Brooke Kearney, fifth grade.

  • Citizens Bank supports TRH walking track project

    Citizens Bank & Trust Co. recently presented Taylor Regional Hospital with a $10,000 check in support of a walking track project.

    Taylor Regional Hospital plans to build a half-mile track between the main hospital and the cancer center. This track will also include electricity, water and rest areas.

  • 'Here's your sign'

    Though a few may always be stolen from time to time, it's now a bit cheaper to replace road signs in Taylor County.

    In October, magistrates approved the purchase of a machine to make street and other signs from Econo Signs in Bowling Green.