Today's News

  • 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.

  • Community Trust Bank supports TRH walking track project

    Community Trust Bank recently presented Taylor Regional Hospital with a $5,000 check in support of the walking track project. Pictured, from left, are John Waldrop, Barry Pennington, Jane Wheatley, Jerry Russell, Ricky Sparkman, Barry Bertram and Dr. Salem George.

  • District Improvement Plan is now available

    Taylor County Schools' District Improvement Plan is available for preview and comments at the Board of Education office, located at 1209 E. Broadway.

    The plan can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Throckmorton retires as CU men's golf coach

    P.J. Throckmorton was honored recently with a retirement reception by the Campbellsville University athletics department after completing his final season as men's head golf coach.

    Throckmorton spent six years as the golf coach, three of those in a dual role as men's and women's coach. During his tenure at Campbellsville, he took the fourth men's team in Tiger history to the NAIA Golf Tournament this season. The Tigers won the NAIA Region XI Tournament to qualify for the nationals in what was the final year of the regional tournament format.