Today's News

  • Renovations begin at City Schools

    Staff Report

    Construction started this week on nearly $5 million in renovations planned at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

    At the June 9 meeting of the Campbellsville Independent School Board, District facilities manager Keith McMahan told Board members that construction was set to begin on June 16. There will be progress meetings on the third Tuesday of each month beginning in July, McMahan said, and Board members are encouraged to attend.

  • Dancing with Fair Stars is Monday

    Local celebrity couples will put on their dancing shoes and boogie for prize money on Monday evening.

    Q-104 and the Taylor County Fair will host Dancing with the Fair Stars at the fairground's grandstand.

    This year marks the second for the Dancing with the Fair Stars event. Some couples have polished up their routines and will be returning after competing last year, with new couples also in the competition mix.

  • CES Honor Roll

    Campbellsville Elementary has released its fourth-grade honor roll for the last nine weeks of school. Those students are:

    All A's - Andy Sabo, Amber Stagner, Samantha Netherland, Justice Gregory, Austin Hash, Alex Bailey, Heather Bailey, Kathryn Doss, Kenzie Murrell, Austin Chandler, Brooklyn Harris, Cody Garrett, Katherine LeFever, Jensen Martin and Micah Price.

  • CU awarded environmental grant

    Central Kentucky PRIDE and the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet recently awarded a 2008 Environmental Education Grant to Campbellsville University.

    The funds will be used to extend a walkway around a wetland at Clay Hill Memorial Forest.

    PRIDE and the Cabinet awarded 11 grants throughout the Second Congressional District. PRIDE promotes environmental projects throughout the District.

    For more information, call (270) 758-2152.

  • In the Garden

    Campbellsville Woman's Club had its annual Lawn & Garden Tour on Saturday. Eleven homes were a part of this year's tour.

  • Cafe Bonin opens

    Cafe Bonin opened March 3 at 128 E. Main St. Owners Jeff and Marlene Richardson hope to fulfill a niche for a new and different dining experience offering breakfast starting at 6:30 a.m. and an expanded lunch menu of freshly prepared soups, sandwiches and salads along with daily specials, all with a Cajun flare.

    The cafe's namesake is Marlene's mother who was a Louisiana Cajun. Special event booking along with on- and off-site catering is also available. Whole cakes, pies and assorted cookies can be pre-ordered.

  • Transforming Edgez opens

    Transforming Edgez, 138 Campbellsville Bypass, Suite 3, recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting. Local officials and Chamber of Commerce members celebrated the occasion on Friday, June 30 with the owner Lori Gregory.

  • D's Evolution opens

    D's Evolution Salon and Spa, 726 1/2 East Broadway, celebrated its grand opening recently. Owner Della Smith is a multicultural stylist who specializes in men's and women's haircuts, braids and weaves, and color. Smith has more than five years' experience and has worked at Planet Salon and Allure Salon and Spa in Lexington. D's Evolution will be open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12-8:30, for appointments.

  • Best Financial moves into new East Main home

    Best Financial moved into its new home in downtown Campbellsville at 325 East Main Street recently with a formal ribbon cutting and plenty of food and refreshments.

    Best Financial Manager Charity Turpin said, "The opening was terrific. The support we have received from the city and the chamber in moving to our new location has been great."

    Best Financial is a full-service finance company offering financial service for

    people needing quick cash. Best Financial is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • TRH cancer program re-certified by commission

    The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted three-year approval with commendation to the cancer program at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at Taylor Regional Hospital.