Today's News

  • King joins Associates of Hair Design

    Jessica King has joined Associates of Hair Design located at 1502 E. Broadway. King specializes in cuts, perms, color, waxing and flat tops. She has 13 years' experience, four years in Campbellsville. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome.

  • Richardson attends fall education conference

    Dr. Leslie Richardson, whose optometrist's office is located at 1320 E. Broadway in Campbellsville, attended the 2008 Kentucky Optometric Association's fall education conference Oct. 3-5 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington.

    At the conference, Richardson attended lectures on glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and contact lenses.

    Richardson and his wife, Pamela, live in Campbellsville.


  • Kroger is 'Bringing Hope to the Table'

    Last month, Elizabethtown Kroger managers Chris Swearinger and Mark Abshear presented America's Second Harvest of Kentucky's Heartland Food Bank Executive Director Gary Miles a check for $20,000.

  • Clerk's office closed Tuesday

    The Taylor County Clerk's office will be closed Tuesday because of the General Election.

    According to Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney, his main office will close, though the clerk's records room in the basement of the Taylor County Courthouse will be open.

    Carney said the office will be open to calls but no vehicle licenses or registrations will be available Tuesday.

    For more information, call Carney at 465-6677.


  • Optimist Club organizational meeting is Thursday

    A group of Campbellsville and Taylor County community members are in the process of forming an Optimist Club to conduct positive service projects to benefit area youth and the community.

    An informational meeting for prospective members is Thursday at 7 p.m. at Creek Side Restaurant. Interested individuals are invited to arrive a little early and eat or just come to the meeting.

    Optimist Clubs are affiliated with Optimist International, one of the world's largest and most active service club organizations.

  • Library to host mock presidential election

    The Taylor County Public Library invites local children to a mock presidential election. Children can also vote for their favorite cookie (chocolate chip v. sugar) and their favorite book.

    Children will view fact sheets on presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama and will cast their votes in "voting booths," through Wednesday, Oct. 29.

    The library will host an election party on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m., where the presidential winner will be announced and the winning cookie will be served.

  • Fighting Tigers triumph at home

    Down 14-7 at the half, Campbellsville University fought back to post a 35-33 home-field Mid-South Conference victory over Belhaven (Miss.) College on Saturday afternoon on Houchens Insurance Group Field at Ron Finley Stadium.

    It was many of the same group of characters who had carried coach Perry Thomas' team through the first six games as Greg Fountain rushed for 197 yards and two second-half scores while freshman quarterback Ross Deaton tossed two of his three touchdown passes in the 28-point final two quarters.

  • World Trade Center survivor visits Thursday

    World Trade Center Survivor Sujo John is scheduled to speak at the St. Catharine College campus at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. The event is free and open to the community.

    Sujo John was on the 81st floor of Tower I when the first airliner exploded into flames just above his office. Sujo, whose pregnant wife's office was in Tower II, will recount the details of the incredible events he witnessed during his narrow escape from death.

  • Wiseman resigns as CHS' head football coach

    Herb Wiseman stepped down as Campbellsville High School's head football coach on Monday with two games left in the regular season.

    "I want to thank the Campbellsville Board of Education for the opportunity to lead this proud, tradition-rich program for the last seven years," Wiseman stated in his resignation letter on Monday.

    "It has truly been an honor to coach these young people and watch them grow into young adults.

  • Landmark sale suspended

    Landmark Media Enterprises LLC announced Wednesday that, due to difficult credit markets, it was largely suspending the process to sell its remaining businesses.

    Landmark is the parent company of Landmark Community Newspapers, which owns the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

    The process was launched in January and led to the sale in September of The Weather Channel Companies and some smaller sales. Landmark announced earlier this month that its agreement to sell WTVF-TV in Nashville was cancelled because the buyer lost its financing.