Today's News

  • Garbage customers could face higher monthly bills

    Waste Connection customers may have to pay a monthly fuel surcharge if the cost of diesel reaches $4.50 per gallon.

    On Tuesday night, magistrates discussed the renewal of the County's franchise agreement with Waste Connections Inc. to provide county garbage service.

    In October, magistrates opened two bids for the service, one from the county's current provider Waste Connections Inc. and one from Rumpke, another waste and recycling company.

  • CU class working on World War II project

    The advanced news writing and reporting class at Campbellsville University is continuing to work on a class project involving local World War II veterans.

    The project's goal is to locate and interview as many local World War II veterans as possible. The students began this project last spring and ask that anyone interested in being interviewed contact them.

    The students believe that the veterans' stories need to be told and remembered because they are a part of history.

  • Veterans Memorial Park meeting planned

    A meeting for those interested in managing Veterans Memorial Park this summer is planned for today at 5:30 p.m. at the Taylor County Courthouse. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers' office at 465-7729.

  • Parker Kids Corner

    Emory Peyton Parker is the 3-month-old daughter of Chris Parker and Jeanine Jeffries of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Johnny and Regina Parker of Elk Horn, Gillis and Barbara Boils of Campbellsville and Bill and Becky Noel of Louisville. Great-grandparents are Woody and Norma Woods of New Castle, Ind. Great-great-grandmother is Velma Tungate of Mannsville.

  • Jeffries Kids Corner

    Gavin Lane Jeffries is the 4-year-old son of Clint Jeffries and Jeanine Jeffries and her fiancé Chris Parker, all of Campbellsville. Grandparents are Gillis and Barbara Boils of Campbellsville, Timmy and Sandra Jeffries of Summersville, Bill and Becky Noel of Louisville and Johnny and Regina Parker of Elk Horn. Great-grandparents are Woody and Norma Woods of New Castle, Ind. Great-great-grandmother is Velma Tungate of Mannsville.


  • Adoption fair is Jan. 11

    If you are seriously considering adoption or just curious about the process behind opening up your home to a child who needs a family, an upcoming adoption fair is the place to visit to ask questions and gather the information you are looking for.

    The event will be Sunday, Jan. 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hotel Louisville at 120 W. Broadway in downtown Louisville.

    Representatives from numerous children's and adoptive services and organizations will be on hand to answer questions and provide materials.

  • Bonnett completes basic training

    Army Pvt. George W. Bonnett has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

  • Merrimac residents support children's hospital

    Merrimac residents recently hosted an event to collect donations for the Children's Hospital Foundation in Louisville. One of the organizers of Merrimac Mule Days, Taylor County Magistrate Milford Lowe, said wagon rides were given and donations were collected, which total $530.87. Lowe said many in the community donated to the cause, including his fellow magistrates. Pictured are three involved with the event. From left are Tommy Sapp, Lowe and Bill Newcomb.

  • Blood drive is Jan. 9

    During a time of new beginnings and resolutions, the American Red Cross continues its dedication to recognizing and honoring all blood donors during National Blood Donor Month.

    Since 1970, National Blood Donor Month has been celebrated in an effort to educate Americans about the importance of regular blood donation and the impact it can have on patients in need.

  • BPW Club celebrates Christmas

    Campbellsville Business and Professional Women celebrated Christmas at the home of Dr. Frank and Shirley Cheatham. Members brought canned goods to be donated the local food pantry. BPW meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Creek Side Restaurant. Any working woman is invited to join or visit.