Today's News

  • CES to host kindergarten registration March 20

    Registration for kindergarten students entering Campbellsville Independent Schools for the 2008-2009 school year will take place Thursday, March 20.

    If your child attends Campbellsville Preschool or Head Start, this registration will be completed with them. Children enrolling must be 5 years old by or on Oct. 1, 2008.

    Parents with children entering kindergarten in August will need to contact Campbellsville Elementary School, located at 230 W. Main St. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Parents may call 465-4561 to register by phone or come by the school for enrollment information.

  • Former Campbellsville officer graduates KSP class

    Jermaine Kilgore, a former Campbellsville Police officer, is among 62 people who graduated from the Kentucky State Police academy in Frankfort on Monday.

    Kilgore will be assigned to Post 5 in Campbellsburg.

  • Tobacco not the cash crop it used to be

    No one ever said farming was easy. But faced with increased production costs and a sub-par contract offering, some tobacco farmers are finding their livelihood even more difficult.

    Bernie Cave is one of those farmers. Cave grew up on a Taylor County tobacco farm. He paid his way through college working in tobacco fields. But today, he's finding that tobacco just isn't the cash crop it used to be.

    "In light of current contract prices, I plan to expand my cow herd and broodmare band and downsize my tobacco production each year as my financial condition will allow."

  • Leap Day babies get to celebrate tomorrow

    Though Davina Gupton will celebrate her 13th birthday tomorrow, she's been driving for a lot longer.

    Gupton was born on Feb. 29, 1956.

    "I say I'm just becoming a teenager," she says. "I'm just not getting too old."

    Though she said she was due to be born two weeks earlier, Gupton wasn't delivered until Leap Day nearly 52 years ago.

    At first, Gupton thought she might feel left out because she doesn't always get to celebrate her actual birthday.

    "I was actually born in February but [I was] not really here on the 28th."

  • One injured in U.S. 68 collision

    A Russell Springs man was injured Thursday, Feb. 21 after his vehicle slid off the roadway and struck a culvert.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh, Irvin Arnet Jr., 41, was traveling westbound on U.S. 68 at 12:16 p.m.

    The report states Arnet was driving in rain that froze, causing the roadway to become slick.

    Arnet's 1996 Ford Crown Victoria slid off the roadway, down a deep gully and came to rest on a culvert.

  • Public record for Feb. 28


    Cody Mann, no age or address given, no operator's/moped license, proof filed, dismissed.

    Cody L. Mann, no age or address given, failure to wear seat belts, $25; failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance, license to be in possession, proof filed, dismissed.

    David W. Brewer, no age or address given, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, second offense, $813, seven days in jail, credit for seven days already served, alcohol drug education program, license suspended for 12 months.

  • Cover Me Clothing opens

    Cover Me Clothing Store has opened next to First Baptist Church at 704 E. Broadway. The store is a nonprofit entity for people who are in immediate need of clothing items due to fire, eviction or other emergency situations. Clothing is free for a donation. The store is operated by the church's Mother's Board. Store hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's.

  • TRH recognizes new team members

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

  • CES students earn math medals

    Campbellsville Elementary students in Laura Dicken's first grade class who received a math medal are: Matthew Oliver, Cheyenne Grubaugh, Alex Humphress, Davon Cecil and Daesean VanCleave.

  • Malone is first runner-up in KAA bid calling

    On Feb. 17, Paul Malone of Campbellsville was named first runner-up in the senior division of the 51st Annual Kentucky Auctioneer Association Bid Calling Contest.

    Malone is principal broker/principal auctioneer of Malone Realty & Auction Co. Inc., 211 E. First St.

    This year's contest, in conjunction with the KAA Convention, was in Bowling Green. The contest is open to all Kentucky auctioneers who are members of the KAA.