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Today's News

  • ATV wreck claims man's life

     

    He lived his life for God, and loved to laugh and help others.

    Friends and family members gathered - many donning his signature bib overalls - to say goodbye to Stephen Green on Monday. Green died on Friday after crashing his ATV on Merrimac Road. He was 43.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, at about 6 p.m., Green was driving a 400 Arctic Cat north on Merrimac Road.

  • City considers annexations

    The income that can be generated as a result of annexing properties into the city is difficult to predict, City Council member Paul Osborne told Council members at a special meeting last Monday.

    Osborne and Council members Dr. Jimmy Ewing and Dave Nunery were appointed to a committee to review annexation requests in April. The committee prepared a report assessing the benefits and costs of annexing three properties into the city. The properties are a mobile home park on Rowling Street, an RV park on Lone Valley Road and Elk Horn Baptist Church on Elk Horn Road.

  • Daughter saves dad with CPR

     

    She didn't have time to panic. She didn't have time to doubt whether she knew the right steps.

    When Angie Corbin's mother, Leslie, told her to climb in the back seat to help her father, she quickly began performing CPR.

    "I didn't really realize that I was doing it until after it happened," Angie said.

  • Library budget includes pay raises

     

    They are spending less money while expanding services all the while.

    At the Taylor County Public Library, finances are in order and its checking account is healthy.

    Library board members approved the 2014-2015 operating budget on Monday, which will see more money spent on buying books for patrons.

    The library is funded primarily through local tax dollars. Of the projected income for next fiscal year, it is estimated that $800,000 of the nearly $1.4 million in revenue will come from Taylor County residents' tax payments.

  • Early Days for 7-10

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 8, 2004

    William Ray and Mattie Laverne Roberts Mings will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a reception given in their honor on Sunday, July 18.

    Todd and Cami Caldwell of Aurora, Colo., announce the birth of a son, William Heath, at 8:39 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, at University of Colorado Hospital in Denver, Colo.

    Carolyn Blevins Beams, 45, of Vintage Lane in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, July 3, in Lebanon.

  • Couples graduate from prenatal class

     

    Three couples recently graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital. They are Ashtion and Jacob Merton of Campbellsville, Renee and Dwight Renfro of Columbia and Katrina and Regina Judd of Greensburg.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

  • Couples graduate from prenatal class

     

    Three couples recently graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital. They are Rachel Price and Joanie Price, Cheris and Casey Young and Ping Zhou and Zianjia Wong, all of Campbellsville.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

  • CU professor serves as LifeWay's CentriKid Camp pastor

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "I love talking with the kids one-on-one and presenting the message of Jesus in a way they can understand," Dr. Shane Garrison of Campbellsville University said.

    Garrison is in his fourth year of working with and serving alongside LifeWay's CentriKid Camp. It's a joy for Garrison, who serves as associate professor of education ministries at CU, and who has worked with thousands of young people through CentriKid.

  • CU hosting about 7,000 campers this summer

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Fifty-three Bibles have been handed out this summer to campers at Campbellsville University. Rusty Watkins is proud of that.

    Watkins, who has worked with summer camps at CU for 13 years, said each young person who is saved while at camp gets a Bible with a camp worker's name in it. Fifty-three students have received the Bibles in the first three and a half weeks of camp, with 3,600 campers, out of about 7,000 who will be on campus this summer.

  • Dentist named Humanitarian of the Year

     

    Dr. Heather Wise, a local dentist, was recognized at the Kentucky Head Start Association Annual Conference in Louisville on May 2 as the Humanitarian of the Year.

    She was awarded the honor for her continued support and collaboration with Lake Cumberland Head Start. She has given her time and services to children in order to promote oral health.