Today's News

  • Rafferty-Streeval

    Brittany Gail Rafferty of Elk Horn and Jerry Len Streeval Jr. of Columbia will exchange wedding vows on Sunday, March 30.

    Rafferty is the daughter of Rondall and Gail Cox of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Derald and Marsa Cox of Elk Horn, Pauline Cash of Campbellsville and the late Earl Cash.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Taylor County High School. Rafferty is a homemaker and student.

    Streeval is the son of Jerry Streeval Sr. of Somerset and Lou Ellen Streeval of Columbia. His grandparents are Jr. Streeval of Columbia and the late Joan Streeval and Finis Crawhorn.

  • Three couples graduate from childbirth class

    Three couples graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes at Taylor Regional Hospital in January. These classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. in the hospital's meeting room. This is a five-week series and is free to anyone delivering at TRH. Participating are: Tiffany Bragg and Travis Darling, Columbia; Carrie and Brian Humphress, Campbellsville; and Lindsey and Jared Hines, Campbellsville.

  • Druin honored with bridal shower

    Erin Druin was recently honored with a bridal shower at the home of Wanda Stone. Pictured are, from left, Stone, hostess; Betty Moyers-Anderson, the bride's aunt; Kathy Druin, the bride's mother; Erin; Sarah Hodges, the groom's mother; and Debbie Underwood, hostess. Erin will marry Brad Hodges on April 19 at Greensburg Baptist Church.

  • March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    If you are 50 years old or older, it's time to be screened for colon cancer.

    That's the message the Kentucky Department for Public Health is sending Kentuckians in March as part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Anyone who falls into this age group, or has a family history of the disease, should talk to a health care provider about colon cancer screening.

  • Lil T's open

    Owners Gary Porter and his daughter Candace had a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at Lil T's Traffic Stop, 906 Lebanon Ave.

    Grand opening day was set for Feb. 18 to celebrate Candace Porter's son Thomas' birthday. Lil T's is named in memory of Thomas Porter.

    Local representatives including Mayor Brenda Allen and Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers attended. Guests were served cake, donuts and refreshments.

  • Hold that newspaper obituary

    For years community newspapers have been riding the coattails of metropolitan dailies. The ride hasn't been all that great.

    Nationally, newspaper readership has taken its share of hits and criticisms. But what we knew in the community journalism business was never allowed to make forecasting reports because the data from our sector was jaded by the dailies, where a different story was emerging.

  • Bowen is Mid-South Media Person of the Year

    Greg Bowen, sales manager for Campbellsville and Greensburg Commonwealth Broadcasting stations, has been named the Mid-South Conference Media Person of the Year.

    Bowen spearheaded the creation of the Campbellsville University Sports Network for the 2007-2008 football and basketball seasons. Bowen was producer/coordinator of the broadcasts over the networks that included WGRK in Greensburg, ESPN Radio in Campbellsville, WXAM in Hodgenville, WLBN in Lebanon and WEIL in Elizabethtown. Internet streams on campbellsville.edu and wtcosports.com were also created.

  • Karnes joins Davina's

    Nina Karnes has joined Davina's Plaza Salon, Central Plaza, as a hairstylist.

    Karnes has more then four years of experience. She specializes in color, cuts and perms for the entire family.

    Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are available after hours.

  • Minor, Graham join Watson's Salon

    Watson's Beauty Salon, 109 Dale Ave., has two new stylists.

    Emily Minor and Marsha Graham have joined the staff.

    Minor and Graham specialize in hair extensions, updos and color.

    Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Holy Week and Easter services planned at St. Thomas Church

    St. Thomas Church has several services planned for Holy Week and Easter. A schedule of events follows:

    Sunday, March 16 - Palm Sunday: blessing and distribution of palms, remembrance of Christ's entrance into Jerusalem; and Holy Communion, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, March 20 - Agape supper and Maundy Thursday observance with Holy Communion, beginning with supper at 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 21 - Good Friday traditional liturgy, 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Church; and "Seven Last Words from the Cross," at 7 p.m. at Fannie Chapel C.M.E. Church, located on Durham Street.