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Today's News

  • Haddox-Coyle

    Douglas and Debbie Haddox of Ruston, La. announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Lynn Haddox, to Chase Weston Coyle of Louisville, Ky.

    Haddox is the granddaughter of Carroll Jones and Grace Haddox, both of Ruston, and the late Dorothy Jones and Albert Byron Haddox.

    She is a 1999 graduate of Cedar Creek High School and a 2003 graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She earned her master's in business administration in 2004. Haddox is employed by Astellas Pharma, U.S.

  • Heart of Kentucky Farm, Home & Garden Show is this weekend

    Celebrating its 21st anniversary, the Heart of Kentucky Farm, Home & Garden Show in downtown Lebanon is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

    The show will feature more than 80 exhibitors representing landscaping and nurseries, agriculture, livestock and farm equipment, cedar furniture, yard furniture, outdoor storage buildings, herb products, bird houses, handmade painted stained glass, a variety of arts and crafts, free trees, inside and outside home use products and Kentucky Proud products.

  • Gallery to host Kentucky artwork

    Kaviar Forge & Gallery in Louisville is hosting its second exhibition of artwork created by people who live or work in Kentucky.

    Organizers say they are interested in all media and want to hear from all artists, not just professionals. The last exhibit was limited to just the Cifton and Cresenthill neighborhoods, this time the exhibit is open to the entire state.

  • Child abuse even more prevalent

    It's getting worse. That's a fact. A story in the works for Monday's issue will tell it like it is.

    The number of reported child abuse cases in Taylor County is on the increase.

    The story focuses on statistics from Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky. Last year, according to the organization, there were 269 cases of child abuse involving 369 children reported in Taylor County. Of those, 58 were substantiated, involving 105 children.

    In 2006, there were 202 cases reported, involving 228 children. About 50 of those cases were substantiated, involving 74 children.

  • Arnold anniversary

    Edwin "Ebb" and Geraldine Arnold of Casey Creek will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

    The Arnolds were married on April 5, 1958, in LaFayette, Ga.

    A reception, hosted by their children and grandchildren, will be given in their honor from 3 to 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 6 at Plum Point Baptist Church, located on KY 551 (Knifley Road) in Columbia.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. They request no gifts. However, cards are welcome.

  • TCES honored as finalist in inaugural grant program

    Taylor County Elementary School has been recognized as a finalist in the inaugural Good Deeds for Schools grant program, sponsored by Goody's Family Clothing.

    The newly created program is designed to help local schools pay for the materials they really need but cannot afford through regular education funding.

  • Ware among State Auto's PaceSetters

    Mike Ware of Jessie Insurance Agency in Campbellsville recently became a member of a select group of State Auto independent agents - PaceSetter agents.

    "The goal of our year-long PaceSetter program is to form a sales/marketing partnership with each agent to improve service to all our customers," said chairman/CEO Robert Restrepo.

    In the coming months, State Auto sales personnel will work closely with PaceSetter agents like Ware in forming a true sales alliance and providing professional assistance and feedback, as necessary.

  • UCB opens Campbellsville branch

    United Citizens Bank of Southern Kentucky celebrated the opening of its

    Campbellsville branch on March 27. Ron Wise is vice president and loan officer at United Citizens newest branch, 294 Campbellsville By-Pass, in the Lakeway Shopping Plaza.

  • Walker-Vernon

    Jamie Glenn Walker and Brent Michael Vernon, both of Williamsburg, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 12.

    Walker is the daughter of Roy and Nancy Walker of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Mildred Walker of Campbellsville and the late Glen "Brother" Walker, Ruth Walker and Russell and Eva Haydon.

  • Property transfers for April 3

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Kentucky Heartland Outreach Inc. of Blue Hole Road in Campbellsville to Kentucky Heartland Outreach Inc. of Blue Hole Road in Campbellsville, two tracts of land in two separate deeds on the waters of Robinson and Meadowcreek, near the south side of Burdick School Road, both for the purpose of separating the lots from a larger tract of property, fair market value of each property, $115,500.