Today's News

  • Taylor County Fair announces changes

    The Taylor County Fair Association has announced that Myers International Midways of Gibsonton, Fla. will provide the carnival for the 2009 Taylor County Fair, which will run June 8-13 at the American Legion Fairgrounds on U.S. 68.

    "We are very excited to have signed a contract with Myers this past weekend at the Kentucky Association of Fairs & Horseshows convention in Louisville," said Harold Young, president of the Taylor County Fair Association.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital Home Health recognized in HomeCare Elite listing

    Taylor Regional Hospital Home Health recognized in the 2008 HomeCare Elite listing

    Taylor Regional Hospital Home Health has been named to the 2008 HomeCare Elite listing in Kentucky.

    The HomeCare Elite recognizes the Top 25 percent of Medicare-certified home health care providers in the U.S. whose performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance are the best. HomeCare Elite is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health industry. 


  • Gentry opens Vine Street Hair Salon

    Margaret Gentry has recently opened Vine Street Hair Salon. It's located at 101 N. Vine St. behind Subway off East Broadway in Campbellsville.

    Gentry has 15 years' experience and specializes in family cuts, colors, perms, updo's, manicures and waxing.

    Walk-ins are welcome. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Lewis & Lewis coming to Fairview Baptist

    Lewis & Lewis, a singing, songwriting husband and wife duo from Nashville, Tenn., will present a special musical event Saturday at Fairview Baptist Church in Mannsville.

    The event begins at 6 p.m.

    Ray and Laura Lewis have written songs for numerous southern gospel groups. Their music has been recorded by artists as diverse as the Happy Goodman Family, The Kingsmen Quartet, Doug Oldham and Grand Ole Opry star Connie Smith.

    Their song, "I'm A Winner Either Way," recorded by The Inspirations, was one of last year's most popular gospel songs.

  • Local physicians receive recognition award

    Three local physicians recently received the American Medical Association's Physician Recognition Award from August 2007 through August 2008.

    Dr. James Dunnington, Dr. Eugene Shively and Dr. James Watkins were among a select few Kentucky physicians to receive this award.

    The American Medical Association House of Delegates established the award in 1968. These physicians have distinguished themselves and their profession by their commitment to continuing medical education.


  • Lefever celebrates 11th birthday

    Katie Lefever celebrated her 11th birthday on Jan. 7 with a bowling party at Phillips Lanes with friends and family.

  • No longer feeling 'northish'

    For Christmas my husband bought me a GPS device for my car. I am notorious for my directional dyslexia, which I blame on my dad. When I was a kid he told me to get lost and, ever the obedient child, I've been doing so ever since.

    I don't understand north. I know the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, but I couldn't point it out to you. Orlando and Tampa are both south of where I live, but they feel northish to me.

  • Smith-Johnson

    Candi S. Smith and Barry Dean Johnson exchanged wedding vows on Oct. 18 at Post Oak Baptist Church in Russellville.

    Associate Pastor Nicholas Stamps performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Terry and Sue Smith of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Sheila Johnson of Russellville and Billy Johnson of Utica, Kan.

    The bride, escorted by her father, wore a two-piece, satin dress made by her friend Katie Carver. Carver also served as the wedding photographer.

    Heather Tackett served as the maid of honor.

  • Gilbert wins BPW gift card tree

    Lynda Gilbert is congratulated by Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club member Renay England. Gilbert was the winner of the BPW gift card tree worth more than $200 given away Christmas Eve. Money raised will support local school scholarships.

  • Community Trust donates $10,000 to CU

    Campbellsville University has received $10,000 from Community Trust Bank Inc.

    The donation is part of a $50,000 pledge made by the bank. This is the fourth year of the pledge.

    The bank has given $7,500 of the $10,000 to be used for the Ransdell Chapel, and $2,500 is for an athletic corporate sponsorship.

    "We appreciate Community Trust's tremendous support and belief in Christian higher education," said Michael V. Carter, CU president. "We are honored to be working with them."