Today's News

  • Snow and bitter cold on its way

    The National Weather Service is predicting a series of clippers that will impact the area from Saturday through Wednesday.

    According to Ronnie Dooley, public information coordinator for Taylor County Emergency Management Agency, the first will end with snow Saturday night; the second will end with snow Monday night. Both clippers will bring minor accumulations.

    The third clipper is forecasted to bring a round of snow into the area Tuesday night and into Wednesday.

  • Woman accused of leaving children alone in vehicle

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested after she allegedly left three children alone in a vehicle while she went inside a local store.

    Kimberly W. Hunt, 47, of 119 Grandview Drive was arrested at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 1.

    According to Hunt's arrest citation, she is accused of leaving a 2-month old and two 6-year-old children inside a parked vehicle at about 6:30 p.m. for about 10 minutes while she went shopping. The citation states that the outside temperature was 39 degrees.

  • KSP warn of cell phone scam

    Kentucky State Police are warning residents about a new cell phone scam.

    According to a KSP news release, a woman's purse, which included her cell phone, was recently stolen. Posing as the woman, the thief sent a text message to the woman's husband asking for the PIN number for their bank account. The husband replied and within 20 minutes all of their money had been withdrawn from their bank account.

  • Good luck, Taylor County Junior Miss

    Taylor County Junior Miss Auburn Wigginton receives a good-luck hug from a guest during a reception in her honor on Sunday.

    Wigginton leaves Sunday for Lexington to participate in the state Junior Miss Program.

    Those who wish to send cards and flowers in her support can do so by mailing them to: Auburn Wigginton, c/o Robin and Tim Blair, 525 Crewe Court, Lexington, Ky. 40503.

  • In Session ...

    It may not be a budget year, but revenue and the lack thereof will highlight the 2009 General Assembly, which began Tuesday.

    The big issue this session, according to Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, will be the $456 million revenue shortfall.

    "Revenue is going to be the big thing, but there will not be a lot of action since it is not a budget year."

    Sen. Dan Kelly, R-Springfield, said revenue action could be taken this session, while other budget items could be set in motion for passage next year.

  • Boyle County beats Lady Cards

    Taylor County's Lady Cardinals dropped a 46-42 home decision to Boyle County on Saturday night.

    Coach Jenny Jessie's club (7-4) was outscored 16-14 in the third quarter after leading 23-22 at the intermission.

    Mercedes Cox and MeLeigha Pollock led Taylor County with 13 points apiece.

    Three Lady Rebels reached double digits, including Campbellsville University signee Hayley Hellyer.

    The Lady Cardinals host Campbellsville tomorrow at 6.

  • BBB rates businesses with letter grades

    In order to help consumers make better-informed decisions on where to spend their hard-earned dollars, the Better Business Bureau will now assign letter grades to local businesses ranging from A+ to F.

    The letter grade system - which replaces a less-detailed scale of "satisfactory" or "unsatisfactory"- represents BBB's degree of confidence that the business is operating in a trustworthy manner and will make a good faith effort to resolve customer concerns.

  • CU downs King, falls to No. 15 Cumberland

    Campbellsville University split a pair of men's home basketball games over the weekend.

    The Tigers (6-6) built a 17-point lead vs. King (Tenn.) College on Friday and held off a late comeback to win 83-78 behind Shawn Savage's 21-point performance.

    On Saturday, CU played even with No. 15-rated Cumberland (Tenn.) University for 30 minutes before falling 56-50.

    Savage paced the Tigers with 17 points and Aaron Wyatt added 13.

    Savage earned Mid-South Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week accolades on Monday.

  • Russell County rolls past Lady Eagles

    Campbellsville's Lady Eagles fell behind 12-3 at the first-quarter stop and lost a 52-40 home encounter to Russell County on Tuesday night.

    Amber Gamboa and Danielle Morris led the Lady Eagles with 15 and 13 points, respectively.

    Eighth-grader Leeann Grider had 27 for Russell County.

    Campbellsville visits Taylor County tomorrow at 6.

  • Financing Kentucky's future

    Most Kentucky businesses take a great interest in the financial stability of state government, the quality of services state government provides, the education product that comes out of our schools and institutions of higher learning, safe and up-to-date transportation infrastructure, and the general quality of life in the state.