Local News

  • Be Excited About Reading


    Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center and Campbellsville University sponsored Be Excited About Reading night for Campbellsville preschool, kindergarten and first-grade students and their parents on Tuesday, March 20, in the CES library.

    Parents and students learned together about family literacy at activity stations.

    Each student who attended received a book and a bear.

  • CMS students learn physics of roller coasters


    Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade science students in Lori Hardy's classes have been studying Newton's Laws of Motion.

    As a culminating project for the unit, students designed and built a roller coaster using various materials.

    Each group's roller coaster was required to have at least one hill and vertical loop. A marble had to be able to complete the course while staying on the track.

    After their roller coasters were built, the students conducted velocity tests using marbles and an investigation sheet.

  • Hunt for the golden egg


    With the word "go," they're off, buckets in tow, looking for prizes.

    About 30 area Girl Scouts participated in the annual Girl Scout Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24, at Miller Park.

    Service Unit Manager Jennifer Willis, who oversees Girl Scout troops in Taylor and Green counties, said 1,100 eggs were hidden. Most contained candy, and some had other prizes inside. The hunter who found the golden egg won an Easter basket filled with prizes and candies.

  • Girls Day Out

    About 52 second- through fourth-grade girls attended a Girls Day Out at Campbellsville University on Saturday. Sponsored by the Baptist Campus Ministry, the event was a time for the girls to learn how wonderful God made them.

  • Two injured in KY 210 crash

    Two people were injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash on KY 210.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Thomas Hewes, 24, of 893 Autumn Ridge Road in Falls of Rough, Ky., was traveling east on KY 210 at 3:40 p.m.
    The report states that Hewes crossed the centerline of traffic and his 1996 Mercury went into the path of a 1998 Chrysler, driven by David Harding, 59, of 2278 Old Greensburg Road in Campbellsville.
    Hewes struck Harding’s vehicle in the driver’s side door.

  • Campbellsville man indicted in Marion County

    A Campbellsville man was recently indicted in Marion County.
    John Wayne Stearman, 31, of 254 Shreveport Drive in Campbellsville, was indicted on charges of first-degree promoting contraband, DUI, possession of drug supplies, failure to produce an insurance card, failure to wear a seat belt, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, careless driving, failure to or improper signal and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.
    According to the indictment, Stearman allegedly introduced dangerous contraband into a detention facility or penitentiary.

  • Nearly 90 sign up at bone marrow drive

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently hosted a bone marrow drive on March 15 in honor of Campbellsville residents Natalia Gowin Warren and Josh Davis, who were diagnosed last year with acute myeloid leukemia, cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
    Eighty-eight people signed up at the drive to be potential bone marrow donors.
    According to the National Marrow Donor Program, more than 10,000 patients in the United States are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases each year for which the best option for a cure can be a bone marrow transplant.

  • Heartland Heritage group has regional meeting in Campbellsville

    Kentucky Main Street managers representing the Heartland Heritage Region met at the Campbellsville Development Center on Tuesday, March 20, for their quarterly meeting.
    Campbellsville Renaissance member and former main street manager Gwynette Sullivan welcomed the main street managers and representatives from the Kentucky Heritage Council — Becky Gorman, main street state coordinator; Karen Keown, economic development coordinator; and Michael Radeke, restoration project manager.  

  • Adoption of four is blessing for local couple


  • CU official offers job hunting tips, suggestions

    She had no idea what career path she wanted to follow.
    Though Brittany Rainey had a few ideas for possible majors when she enrolled as a freshman at Campbellsville University last year, nothing really jumped out at the Liberty native.