Today's News

  • County mulls subdivision regulations

    Taylor County residents who own property outside the City limits might soon have a few regulations to follow when dividing and selling their land.

    Magistrates will discuss the adoption of County subdivision regulations at the next Fiscal Court meeting.

    The discussion stems from several months of debate on the cost and maintenance of gravel roads.

    Magistrates voted 4-2 at the last Fiscal Court meeting to no longer accept gravel roads into the County road system.

  • Emergency officials offer safety tips for holiday decorating

    With Thanksgiving now over, many people are dragging out decorations to prepare for Christmas. And while decorating the home may be a fun family event, it can be dangerous if done incorrectly.

    The No. 1 danger, Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson said, is overloaded circuits. With people stringing Christmas lights outside their home and indoors on their tree, the chance of overloading a circuit increases.

    We see that probably five or six times a year, Johnson said, The older homes that have the circuit panels just cant handle the load.

  • Senior Beta Club attends convention

    Campbellsville High School Senior Beta Club members attended the State Beta Convention in Louisville on Nov. 1-2. Students competed in arts, crafts and academic categories.

  • Archbishop to visit OLPH on Sunday

    Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz will visit Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Sunday.

    Kurtz will be on hand during the 10 a.m. Mass and special consecration of the parish's new altar.

    A reception will follow in the parish hall.

    For more information, call the parish office at 465-4282.

  • Kroger makes donation to TCES

    Kroger recently donated a TV and DVD player to Taylor County Elementary School. Pictured are TCES Principal Herbert Wheat and Kroger Store Manager Kevin Taylor. Also present was Assistant Manager Sam Merritt.

  • Saturday is World AIDS Day

    Saturday is World AIDS Day, a day to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS, to fight prejudice, improve education and to remind people that HIV has not gone away.

    It is also a day to remember those infected and affected with HIV/AIDS and to memorialize the many loved ones who have passed away.

  • Hicks

    Loyde and Deloris Greer Hicks of Carrollton, Ga., formerly of Adair County, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 1.

    The Hickses were married on Dec. 6, 1957, at Roley Christian Church in Columbia. James Prince performed the ceremony.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Monday, Dec. 3 - Head Start, Taylor County Elementary School and day care centers.

    Tuesday, Dec. 4 - Taylors Chapel, KY 210, Social Band Road and Mt. Carmel.

    Wednesday, Dec. 5 - Lone Valley, Columbia Road, Meadowcreek, Davis Road and Hathaway Drive.

    Thursday, Dec. 6 - Forest Hills, Plainview and Medco Center.

    Friday, Dec. 7 - Campbellsville Adult Day Care, Greensburg Road and Friendship Pike.

    Monday, Dec. 10 - No route.

    Tuesday, Dec. 11 - Speck Ridge, Elk Horn Road and Knifley Road.

    Wednesday, Dec. 12 - Old Lebanon Road and Windsor Gardens.

  • CU knocks off defending national champs

    Campbellsville University's men's basketball team rolled past defending national champion and pre-season No. 1-rated Oklahoma City in-between home wins over Faulkner (Ala.) and Spalding to improve their overall mark to 7-2.

    Coach Keith Adkins' 11th-rated squad began its three-wins-in-four-days by conquering No. 4 Faulkner 68-57 on Friday in the first night of the Eighth Annual Lou Cunningham Classic.

    Nestor Colmenares led the attack with 18 points and 11 rebounds while Marcus Nicks had 11 points, and nine rebounds and Bubba Long 11 points and seven assists.

  • Lady Tigers drop close encounters

    Campbellsville University's Lady Tigers dropped a pair of games by five points to McKendree and Union (Tenn.) University.

    The Lady Tigers lost 70-69 in overtime to McKendree at Lindsey Wilson College on Saturday.

    Coach Ginger Colvin's team fought back from a double-digit deficit to send the game into overtime.

    Priscila Alves led the Lady Tigers with 16 points while Courtney Danis added 15 points and Meagan Murphy had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

    Alexia Williams had eight points and six rebounds off the CU bench.