Today's News

  • Hornback exceeds $7 million in sales

    Lisa Ford Hornback of Elizabethtown has been recognized for exceeding $7 million in sales with Coldwell Banker McMahan in Elizabethtown.

    Hornback is the daughter of Donald and Juanita Ford of Campbellsville.

    The announcement was made by Kevin Farris, Coldwell managing broker.


  • It's the behind-the-scenes that amazes

    We probably saw you. And after this past weekend in Campbellsville, there's a good chance we did. Between the fall festival at The Homeplace on Green River, the Taylor County Marching Band Invitational and 2nd Sunday, and that's not counting individual church and other organizations' events, there should have been something to interest just about anyone. And we hope you were there.

  • It's time to be responsible

    OK, so now it’s here. What are we going to do with it?

    Back in May, City voters chose to allow the sale of alcohol by the drink. Many were in favor of it; still many others opposed.

    The “fors” got it.

    And now, last Friday, the first restaurant to obtain a liquor license – Café Bonin - served its first drink.

  • Adanta welcomes new medical director

    Dr. Lew Hortillosa was named Adanta's medical director at the company's board of directors meeting on Aug. 7.

    Hortillosa is a native of the Philippines and is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Medical School in Manila. After moving to the Unites States, he attended family practice residency training at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga. and practiced family medicine in Yale, Okla.

  • Property transfers for Oct. 23

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

    Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as trustee for First Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust-FF17, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-FF17 of Pittsburg, Pa. to P&R Properties of Lebanon Avenue in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the west side of Walnut Street, now Pine Street, $32,500.

  • Police investigate robbery

    Campbellsville Police are asking for information concerning a robbery at a local convenience store Saturday night.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, an unidentified black male entered Minit Mart on Lebanon Avenue at 8:45 p.m. wearing a mask and hood and demanded money from the store clerk. The man took an undetermined amount of money from the register and fled on foot.

    Police ask anyone with information to call Campbellsville Police Department at 465-4122 or the anonymous Community Safe Line at 469-PRID(E).

  • CU convo features executive director of the 'Say No to Casinos' campaign

    John-Mark Hack, executive director of the educational campaign "Say No to Casinos," will be the speaker at Campbellsville University's chapel series Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Ransdell Chapel at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

    Hack serves as director of governmental affairs for the Kentucky American Water Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Water Works. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned water and wastewater utility company in the United Sates.

  • Lottery money helps to fund college

    Kentucky Lottery proceeds awarded Taylor County students nearly $2 million in higher education scholarships and grants last year.

    According to figures released by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, $1.8 million was paid to Taylor County students in the 2007-2008 fiscal year.

    About half of the money - $850,114 - went toward Kentucky Tuition Grants, a needs-based grant program for students who attend independent colleges, which 329 students received.

  • Two newcomers want State Representative's seat

    Voters will decide between two men with plenty of local ties when choosing the next 51 District State Representative next month.

    Republican John "Bam" Carney of Taylor County and Democrat Billy Joe Fudge of Adair County are seeking the seat that incumbent Russ Mobley, R-Campbellsville, will vacate when his term ends this year.

    Mobley is not seeking re-election. In a press release issued earlier this year, Mobley cited health issues as his reason for stepping down after eight years in office.

  • Hiestand House Springhouse dedication is Oct. 25

    On Saturday, Oct. 25, the Hiestand House-Taylor County Museum will host a dedication of the museum's springhouse.

    A tour of the museum, springhouse and the newly constructed two-pen log servants' quarters will follow.

    The springhouse was given in memory of Richard Stewart Hiestand, son of Dr. C.V. Hiestand, by his daughters, Jonna Hiestand Mendez, Holly Hiestand Richardson and Heidi Hiestand Valbusa.