Today's News

  • Judge sentences man to four years

    A Campbellsville man will spend four years in prison for violating the terms of his probation.

    Eric M. Edwards, 27, of 215 Davis St. appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

    In February, Edwards pleaded guilty to receiving more than $300 in stolen property. A month later, he was sentenced to five years' probation and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.

    Edwards' probation was revoked because he has avoided probation and parole personnel, tested positive for drug use and has since been convicted of other crimes.

  • EDA meeting rescheduled

    The regular monthly meeting of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Economic Development Authority Board that was scheduled for last Friday has been rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 17 at 8 a.m. at the Team Taylor County office on Broadway.

  • Public Notice: Taxpayers have a right to know

    "Public notice." Sounds great, but it costs money ... at least in the print media. So why in the world should governmental entities spend taxpayers' money on public notices when they can post them on the Internet for next to nothing?

    Because the taxpayers have a right to know, have a need to know and want to know, that's why. The argument is as simple as that.

  • LWC to host civil rights events

    Lindsey Wilson College will host two events this week that highlight the importance of civic engagement and civil rights.

    On Tuesday, Oct. 7, Kentucky civil rights veteran Ira Grupper will discuss "The Struggle for Civil Rights, Peace and Justice." Grupper will speak at 5 p.m. ET in W.W. Slider Humanities Center, followed by a dinner in the college's Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center. Grupper's talk is part of the college's Civic Engagement Series.

  • DLG offers cemetery preservation grants

    The Department for Local Government will reopen the application window for its cemetery preservation grants.

    Although the program only has $38,000 to distribute at this time, DLG Commissioner Tony Wilder stated in a press release that this amount can still be divided among applicants to make a difference in several communities.

    The purpose of the program is to provide grants for the restoration and maintenance of non-profit cemeteries not receiving perpetual care funds.

  • Public Record for October 6

    Small Claims Filed

    08-S-085, filed 9/3/08; Marlene L. Richardson DMD PSC of Old Lebanon Road in Campbellsville v. Steve Thomas of Poe Young Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for dental services rendered, $1,111.61 and $71 in court costs.

    08-S-086, filed 9/9/08; Cash Express LLC of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Ashley Rakes of Gupton Court in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes $230 and $91 in court costs.

  • TRH to host food class

    Children need proper nutrients to grow strong and healthy, but treats and serving sizes also need to be limited so that children will not develop weight and health problems.

    An upcoming class at Taylor Regional Hospital will assist caregivers in learning principles of good nutrition and how to involve children in food preparation. Healthy snacks will be prepared and served during class.

  • Colvin employed at Best Financial

    Wesley Colvin is the newest employee at Best Financial Services at Taylor County Bank.

    A part-time staff member, Colvin is also a senior and an employee at the Cardinal Financial Center at Taylor County High School. He will be working with the school's new employment co-op program.

    He is the son of Holman and Tammy Colvin of Campbellsville.

  • Spring View installs state-of-the-art mammography system

    Spring View Hospital has become the first hospital in the region to install a 21st Century, state-of the-art digital mammography system to better detect breast cancer and other breast diseases.

    Digital mammography cancer detection is higher in many patients, according to the American College of Radiologists. The high-tech equipment was developed by GE Healthcare, a major provider of medical equipment for both Spring View and around the world.

  • Forcht Bank president named 2008 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award recipient

    The president of a bank with a branch in Campbellsville has been honored by the Eastern Kentucky University's College of Business and Technology, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp. and The Center for Rural Development.

    The 2008 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards were presented to three businesses and a non-profit entity in Southern and Eastern Kentucky on Monday, Sept. 8, during a luncheon program at The Center's headquarters in Somerset.