Local News

  • CU hires director of dual credit


    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Scott Necessary of Campbellsville has been employed at Campbellsville University as director of dual credit/assistant to the vice president for admissions, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • CU New Testament professor receives promotion


    Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of New Testament and Greek, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU.

    Williams, of Louisville, has served at CU since 2008. He completed his master's degree in divinity in 2003 and a master's degree in theology in 2004 and doctoral studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with his Ph.D. received there in 2008.

  • CU offering academic programs in Hodgenville

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will offer short-term certificate and degree course offerings at the Brockman Center in Hodgenville beginning Aug. 20.

    Carol Sullivan, director of the Technology Training Center at Campbellsville University, said the tech center will be offering allied health certificates in state registered nurse aide, CPR healthcare provider, clinical medical assistant, pharmacy technician and phlebotomy technician.

  • CMS choir performs


    Campbellsville Middle School Choir recently performed its spring musical.

    The choir is directed by Nicole Matthews.

  • Taylor County resident performs in Italy, Switzerland


    A Campbellsville resident was among a group of Lindsey Wilson College students that recently took a musical journey of a lifetime. The 13 LWC students participated in the Rome International Choral Festival in late June.

    The LWC students, including Chelsea Pike of Campbellsville, joined more than 150 other American singers to give concerts at St. Peter's Basilica and the Basilica of Saint Maria Sopra Minerva.

  • Construction begins on new library project


    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    Construction has begun on the future site of the Taylor County Public Library! Yeah!

    Our building plans were finally approved by the state, and construction has begun. You can keep up with the building's process on our website at www.taylorcountypubliclibrary.org or by searching for Taylor County Public Library on Facebook. We will be updating both sites with new pictures.

  • CU helps the environment, saves on energy costs

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is using more and more "green" initiatives to use resources more effectively, which fits in with the university's "Vision 2025: Transforming Christian Servant Leaders" planning document.

  • CU's Master's in Social Work accredited

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    The Council on Social Work Education has accredited Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work's Master of Social Work program.

    "Accreditation is a challenging process, yet it provides a level of assurance that the program is delivering a curriculum consistent with professional social work standards," Dr. Darlene Eastridge, dean of the Carver School of Social Work and Counseling, said.

  • Wise found guilty of murder, jury recommends life in prison

    A Washington County jury has found Kathleen Wise guilty of intentionally murdering her husband with liquid morphine and has recommended that she spend life in prison for her crime.

    The verdict was returned just 20 minutes after the jury began to deliberate. The jurors took 10 minutes to recommend the life sentence.

    The trial began Monday morning, and was moved to Washington County at Wise's request, who claimed media attention would make it impossible for her to receive a fair trial in Taylor County.

  • Shop with a cop for back to school


    “I want these!,” the the girl yells, as she picks up a pair of colorful shorts. Her mother isn’t so sure.

    A few aisles over, the boy says he is sure the pants will fit, but his mother suggests he try them on anyway.

    At the backpack aisle, a boy settles on a camouflage backpack to hold his new school supplies.