Today's News

  • Cards clobber Jackson 61-14

    Taylor County High School concluded district play on Friday night with a 61-14 thrashing of Jackson County to send the senior Cardinals out in style.

    The victory leaves coach Rodney Turpin's team with an opportunity to finish in first place, depending on the outcome of district opponents' remaining-regular season games as the Taylor County, Wayne County and Somerset have finished with identical 4-1 district worksheets.

  • St. Andrew youth revival begins Sunday

    St. Andrew United Methodist Church will host a "Knockout Community Youth Revival" from Sunday through Wednesday.

    The revival will begin nightly at 7.

    Guest speakers and musicians will include Andre Barnes, First Baptist Youth Choir, Brandon Glanzer, Benson Sexton, Brian Rafferty and Steadfast.


  • Birth Announcements

    Andy and Brandy Close of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Hudsen Blevins, at 8:03 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Tim and Sandy Cash and Mike and Marcie Close, all of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Ruby Hines, Glenda and David Gupton, all of Campbellsville, Wanda and Clarence Perkins of Lebanon and Paul Cash Jr. of Mannsville.

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  • Scouts take part in Cub Fun Day

    About 150 Cub Scouts from the Frontier District hosted a Cub Fun Day recently at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. The scouts, from six counties and 35 packs, earned their belt loops in archery, astronomy, map and compass, BB gun and soccer.

  • TCHS will crown homecoming king and queen Thursday

    Taylor County High School is celebrating its homecoming this week. A parade is set for 5 p.m. today with the Cards taking on Hart County, beginning at 7:30 p.m. During halftime, the TCHS homecoming king and queen will be crowned. Candidates are, from left, front: Andi Graham, Maci Christie, Haley Kirtley, Ashley Powell, Elizabeth Haines, Farrin Marlow and Mary Colvin. Second row: Kent Sexton, Weston Dicken, Ian Brothers, Chris Thomas, Andrew Ford, Zachery Sharp and Jordan Boils. Third: Megan Perkins, Kristen Burton, Erica Cowan, Lisen Gunnarsson, Kayla Cash and Rachelle Wooley.

  • A great aunt

    Earlier today, I talked with my Aunt Gladys. In our family she's the matriarch, my mom's older sister.

    She never married and in many ways considers her 12 nieces and nephews her children. She's the one who introduced us to such things as putting garnish on dinner plates (we always called parsley "garni"), dressing up to go to "the city" (San Francisco) and ordering in a fine dining restaurant.

    Once it was my cousin Maureen's and my turn to go out to eat, and Maureen decided that she would have "chatty obrien bookaterry."

  • Parsons celebrates 90th birthday

    Pauline Parsons was honored with a 90th birthday celebration on Sunday, Oct. 5 at St. Mark United Methodist Church. The event was hosted by her three children, David Parsons, Sam Parson and Glenda Lawson.

  • Asbury United Methodist celebrates 105 years

    Asbury United Methodist Church celebrated 105 years in ministry on Sunday morning, Sept. 14.

    More than 150 people gathered at the church at 9600 New Columbia Road on the Adair-Taylor county line to celebrate.

    Cal Turner Jr., chairman of the Cal Turner Family Foundation, Lindsey Wilson College trustee and retired CEO, chairman and president of Dollar General Corp., was the featured speaker.

  • Pastor to speak at CU convo Oct. 29

    The Rev. Matthew E. Smyzer Jr., executive director of the Baptist Fellowship Center and pastor of Beargrass Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville, will be the speaker at Campbellsville University's chapel series Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Ransdell Chapel at 10 a.m.

    The public is invited to attend.

    The Baptist Fellowship Center is a missions center that is noted as a national model for cooperative ministries between all races of people, with a major focus on Angelo and African-American relationships.

  • Hash Kids Corner

    Brady Len Hash is the 7-month-old son of Troy and Susie Hash of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Harlan and Nell Hash and Merle and Aileen Benningfield, all of Campbellsville.