Local News

  • Sprowles named partner with Wise, Buckner, Sprowles

    Jeff Sprowles has become a partner with Wise, Buckner, Sprowles and Associates, 301 E. Main St.

    He is a 1998 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College with a degree in accounting. He was licensed to practice public accounting in 1999. Before joining Wise, Lee & Buckner in January 2007, he was employed at the accounting firm of White & Co., PSC in Lebanon and managed his own practice in Campbellsville.

    Sprowles and his wife, Patricia, reside in Campbellsville and have two sons, Sean and Austin.

  • WKU admissions counselor to visit CHS

    Will Gramling, an admissions counselor at Western Kentucky University, will be visiting area high schools to discuss with prospective students the opportunities offered at WKU.

    Gramling will visit Campbellsville High School on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 10:45 a.m. to noon.

    For more information, contact the WKU Admissions Office by e-mail at admission@wku.edu or at (270) 745-2551.

  • TRH to offer smoking cessation classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a 12-week smoking cessation class each Monday beginning Jan. 7.

    The class will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Taylor Regional Hospital Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive.

  • Tribute to a hero

    The words echoed down Main Street for all to hear. "We shall overcome, we shall overcome someday," sang the crowd of about 50 who marched from Campbellsville Middle School to the Campbellsville University campus.

    This weekend's annual events were aimed at keeping the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. alive. A pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement, King was shot and killed in Memphis, Tenn. on April 4, 1968.

  • TCHS Students of the Week for 12-3

    Taylor County High School named its Students of the Week for Jan. 7-11. They are, from left, Jessica Seaborne, Chanelle Gardner, Taylor Cox, Griff Tucker, Shawn Myers, Courtney Warren and Hope Wigginton.

  • KCS visits nursing home residents

    Kentucky Christian School students shared gifts, goodies and songs with local nursing home residents rather than exchanging gifts with one another at Christmas. Jim Durham accompanied their carols.

  • Animal shelter expansion complete

    If the shrill chorus of barks reveals anything, it's that the Taylor County Animal Shelter is now home to nearly four times the number of animals it once was.

    A recently completed expansion at the Taylor County Animal Shelter has given shelter employees 98 cages in which to house stray animals. Shelter cages used to total 28.

    The shelter received a $51,000 grant last year to expand its facility, which is located off KY 210, just past Wal-Mart and behind the Taylor County Farmers' Market.

  • TRH to offer food safety class

    As food service professionals know, awareness and commitment to promoting food safety is a primary obligation. Proper training is one of the best ways to install food safety procedures with the establishment.

    That's why Taylor Regional Hospital Nutritional Services Department will be offering ServSafe Classes beginning in spring 2008.

  • Farmers continue push for new tobacco contracts

    Tobacco farmers representing 13 counties met last week to express their displeasure with the 2008 contract offered by Philip Morris.

    The meeting Jan. 16 was a follow-up to a December meeting, during which farmers said they wanted to know if tobacco growers in other areas felt the same way. The answer that came back was a definitive yes.

    "We've all got the same concerns," said Forrest Stevens, a farmer from Anderson County who sells his tobacco in Lebanon.

  • CMS honors its cafeteria staff

    Campbellsville Middle School's Student Council and Beta clubs recently hosted a breakfast to express appreciation to CMS cafeteria staff for all of their hard work and dedication to the school.

    Student Council members provided breakfast casseroles, muffins and fresh fruit for the recognition meal while Beta Club members served the meal to the cafeteria staff.

    CMS Student Council is sponsored by Vangie Altman, Gifted/Talented coordinator, while Beta Club is sponsored by Beth Wiedewitsch, CMS guidance counselor.