Today's News

  • Lt. governor is new chamber speaker

    The annual Chamber banquet is Thursday, June 5 but with a different guest speaker than was on the original invitation.

    Gov. Steve Beshear will be out of the state that night and taking his place will be Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo.

    A reception will be at 6 p.m. in the Student Activity Center on the campus of Campbellsville University. Dinner will be at 7 p.m.

    Deadline for reservations is tomorrow. To reserve a seat, call the Chamber office at 465-8601 or e-mail chamber@teamtaylorcounty.com. Tickets are $25.

  • CES honors several with math awards

    Campbellsville Elementary School honored the following students with math awards: Davon Cecil, Josh Dooley, Trayjan Bradley, Nazseem Smith, Josh Mahan, Shala Miller, Amelia Rafferty, Piper Rucker, Brody Weeks, Sidney Burke, Andrea Bryant and Blake Allen.

  • CU honors faculty, staff at 25th annual ceremony

    Campbellsville University honored its faculty and staff with an annual recognition service.

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU, congratulated faculty and staff on a successful 2007-2008 academic year. He said Campbellsville University's mission calls for everyone to work together, and faculty and staff did stay together when faced with some untimely deaths on campus during the year.

    "It's been a year of contrasts - a year of joy and sadness and loss," he said.

    He thanked everyone for their "character, love and compassion."

  • Nurses attend banquet

    The following people from Taylor Regional Hospital attended the 27th annual Kentucky Nurse Banquet in Louisville on May 9:

    Peggy Hatton, Sam Hedgespeth, Nichole Gwilliam, Teresa Turner, Linda Baker, Connie Warner, Ailene Foster, Wendy Bryant, Maria Ford, Dana Garrett, Lorie Richerson, Pam Rogers, Dana Caulk, and Lee Ann Muncie.

    Hatton, Gwilliam, Ford, Foster, Bryant and Caulk were nominated and recognized for nursing excellence. Each received a framed certificate and a pin.

  • Taylor County Chiropractic raising money for Relay for Life

    Taylor County Chiropractic will be selling Lance Armstrong Livestrong bracelets to raise money for Relay for Life.

    The bracelets cost $3 and all proceeds go to Relay for Life.

    For a $3 donation receive a Relay for Life braclet, Bio-Freeze sample, and a free pre-walk computerized foot scan.

    Taylor County Chiropractic is located at 100 Greenbriar Drive and is open Monday through Thursday.

    Dr. Janna Gresham is Relay's corporate fundraising chair.

  • Bryant wins truck-driving competition

    Con-way Freight driver Barry Bryant recently won first place in his division at the Kentucky Truck Driving Championship on May 16-17 at Papa John's Stadium in Louisville.

    Bryant, who is based out of the Campbellsville Con-way Freight terminal, placed first in the 3-axle division.

    This was Bryant's third time taking part in the competition. He also won top honors in 2006. Bryant will move on to compete in the National Truck Driving Championships, which will take place Aug. 19-23 in Houston.

    He has worked as a professional truck driver for Con-way Freight since 1999.

  • Economic development needs to go forward

    I think we could all agree that economic development is important to our community.

    Since Fruit of the Loom packed up its underwear and Batesville Casket Co. its caskets nearly a decade ago, developing the local economy has been one of our few salvations.

    One would think that hasn't changed. Economic development should be job No. 1 on everyone's mind.

    However, local governments can't seem to agree.

  • Kentucky Organ Affiliates display memorial quilt at TRH

    The Donor Family Memorial Quilt will be on display in the lobby of Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville on Tuesday, June 3.

    Viewing hours are 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at a display in the lobby, near the gift shop.

    This quilt memorializes those people who offered the Gift of Life to others through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Today, in the United States alone, more than 98,000 people are on the waiting list for a life saving organ transplant. Of those people, more than 650 are residents of the State of Kentucky. Some of them may live in our own community.

  • Public Record for May 26

    Small Claims Filed

    08-S-046, filed 5/16/08; AmeriGas Propane of Depot Street in New Haven v. Tim Ferrie of West Main Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $350 and $91 in court costs.

    Small Claims Settled

    08-S-040, filed 4/25/08; James D. House of Valley View Drive in Campbellsville v. Amanda J. Colvin of Fuller Harding Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleged defendant owed for damages to car, $306.50 and $91 in court costs. On 5/16/08 a judgment was rendered for the plaintiff, $306.50, interest and $91 in court costs.

  • Church to host health fair

    First Baptist Church will host a health fair at its Imani Community Center on Sunday, June 8.

    The event is from 1 to 3 p.m. and will help residents learn about their physical health.

    Businesses and organizations will provide educational materials, free screenings, food and prizes.

    Services offered include glucose monitoring, high blood pressure checks, HIV testing, and information on skin cancer, elder abuse, mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse, physical therapy, fire prevention and death and dying counseling.