Today's News

  • Knights, OLPH make donation to pregnancy center

    Knights of Columbus Council #12923 and Our Lady of Perpetual Help recently donated $350 to Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center. Pictured are, from left, front: Doug Willems and Angie Pace. Back: Father James Bromwich, Charles Tennyson, Jennifer Evans and Marla Carpenter.

  • Snow daze

    Taylor County residents saw nearly 5 inches of snow fall this weekend, more than in several years.

    Ronnie Dooley, Taylor County Emergency Management's public information coordinator, said the snow didn't cause any major problems, with reported accidents this weekend totaling only one or two.

    That figure, he said, is actually low for any typical day in Taylor County.

  • CU organ recital is March 13

    Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music at Campbellsville University, will give a faculty organ recital Thursday, March 13 at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Roberts will perform major works by J.S. Bach, Kees Weggelaar, Olivier Messiaen and Cesar Franck.

    The public is invited to the free recital.

  • Property transfers for March 13

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Max E. and Jane H. Sutton of Steeplechase Drive in Campbellsville to Madison Cox of Lebanon Avenue in Campbellsville, Lot 39 of the Western Estates Subdivision, $70,000.

    Joseph M. Jr. and Ellen Lee Cox of New Salem Road in Glasgow to Eric and Tammy Jo Newton of Candace Street in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the east side of Cox Cemetery Road, 0.8 acre, and a tract of land in Taylor County, 0.662 acre, $76,250.

  • Gas spill forces road closure

    South Central Avenue was closed for about two hours Monday morning following a gas spill at Gas-N-Go.

    About 30 gallons of gasoline leaked onto the side of South Central Avenue, said Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson.

    According to Johnson, someone left a gas nozzle on the ground, locked in the "on" position. When an employee activated the pumps while opening the store Monday morning, gas pumped into the store lot and about 200 feet down the side of South Central Avenue.

  • Coomer completes infantry training

    Army Pvt. Steven S. Coomer has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    The training consists of basic infantry training and advanced individual training.

    During the nine weeks of basic combat training, Coomer received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid skills, and Army history, core values and traditions.

  • School Menus for March 17-21

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    March 17-21

    Monday - Chicken nuggets, Sun Chips, green beans, fruit salad, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Tuesday - Chili, crackers, cheese, carrots, oatmeal square, applesauce and milk.

    Wednesday - Pork roast and gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered carrots, peaches, roll and milk.

    Thursday - Barbecue ribs, French fries, corn on the cob, pineapple, pudding and milk.

    Friday - Beef stew, potato wedges, celery and carrots, fruit mixture, biscuit and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    March 17-21

  • Local World Day of Prayer rescheduled for Friday

    World Day of Prayer, originally scheduled for last Friday, was rescheduled to Friday, March 14 due to last week's inclement weather.

    The event, hosted by St. Mark United Methodist Church, will begin at 7 p.m. The church is located at 400 Meader St.

    World Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement of women and men of many faith traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer on the first Friday in March each year.

  • Early Days


    March 12, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Forrest will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception given in their honor on Sunday, March 15.

    Malcom and Elizabeth Newton of Campbellsville celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in January with their children at Golden Corral.

    Mr. and Mrs. Donald Shofner of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Lynn Brady, to Hubert Allen McDonald.

  • Public record for March 13


    Michael Steven Franchere, 49, of Twin Creek Drive in Campbellsville, no/expired registration plates or receipt, proof filed, dismissed.

    Lyndi K. Hagan, 30, of Walters Road in Campbellsville, no/expired registration plates, proof filed, dismissed without prejudice.

    Garin B. Hash, 35, of Bridlewood Park in Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belts, $25.

    Alphanso L. Khan, no age given, of Republic Drive in Radcliff, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $153.