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Today's News

  • Early Days

    Ten Years Ago

    Oct. 26, 2000

    Airguard has purchased the former Batesville Casket Co. building on KY 55 and plans to begin operations in December with as many as 300 employees.

    Harold and Emma Lee Caulk of Finley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. with a reception at Palestine Baptist Church.

    Breast cancer is the number two cancer killer of Kentucky women, only second to lung cancer, and according to the American Cancer Society, more than 180,000 new cases were reported in the United States last year.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Oct. 28

    HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY — Taylor County in Barren County Invitational.

    UNIVERSITY MEN’S SOCCER — Asbury at Campbellsville (7:30).

    Friday, Oct. 29

    HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL — Washington County at Campbellsville (7:30).

    UNIVERSITY VOLLEYBALL — Campbellsville vs. SCAD (12:00) and Taylor University (6:00) in Georgetown College Boneyard Brawl.

    Saturday, Oct. 30

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S SOCCER — Campbellsville at Asbury (12:30).

  • Harvey-Carney wedding

    Regena Markenna Harvey and Anthony Wayne Carney were married at 5 p.m. on July 10 at Raikes Hill Baptist Church in Elk Horn.

    Pastor Darren Gillespie of Lebanon officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of the late Kenneth and Emogene Hester Harvey. She is an executive assistant at Tye Financial Group.

    The groom is the son of Millard and Ann Carney of Taylor County. He is a teacher in the Danville Independent School System.

  • Birth announcements

    Latasha L. Bradley and Terry Thompson of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Cambria Joyce Thompson, at 1 p.m. on May 12 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Willie and Amy Morris and Timmy Bradley, all of Campbellsville, Tony and Tracy Shell of Summersville, and Robert Thompson of Lucas, Ky. Great-grandparents are Carol Thompson and Mark Haringer of Lucas, Ruth and Stephen Kindsey of Clearwater, Fla., and the late Brenda Pepper.

  • Football results and remaining schedules

    High schools

    Campbellsville (4-5)

    Aug. 21    Breathitt County 6-16

    Aug. 27    @Russell Co. 6-25

    Sept. 3    Taylor County 22-0

    Sept. 10    Bethlehem 6-7

    Sept. 16    @Green County 8-43

    Sept. 24    Lynn Camp 14-0

    Oct. 1    Berea 20-6

    Oct. 8    @Williamsburg 12-30

    Oct. 22    @Clinton County 46-6

    Oct. 29    Washington County

    Taylor County (1-9)

  • South Central Bank announces new leadership

    South Central Bank in Elizabethtown has announced a new president and vice president.

    Bill Feltner has been named president and Brandon Fogle has been named vice president/senior lender.

    Both men have family in Taylor County.

  • BB&T promotes Townley to assistant vice president

    BB&T has promoted Blade Townley of Campbellsville to assistant vice president.

    Townley, who joined the bank in 2005, is a financial center leader at BB&T's Somerset Main office. He is based at 124 N. Main St.

    Townley earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from Eastern Kentucky University.

    BB&T Corp. is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the United States with more than $155.1 billion in assets and market capitalization of $18.2 billion as of June 30.

  • Four generations

    Four generations of the Edwards family gathered for a photograph recently. Pictured, from left, are Debra Miller holding Alayah Stotts, Bloyd Edwards, Ella Mae Edwards and Terrence Miller II. Alayah's mother, Jamie Stotts, is absent from the photo, which was taken at Alayah's first birthday party.

  • UPDATED: Human remains found

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death after human remains were found near a cornfield off KY 208.

    According to a news release from the sheriff's office, a call reporting what appeared to be a human bone was received at 4:01 p.m. on Thursday.

    More remains were found after a search, according to the report, and have been sent to a forensic lab in Frankfort for identification.

  • 210 project nearly complete

    Business owners and managers are breathing a sigh of relief now that traffic on KY 210 has returned to a normal pace.

    The recent road construction project widened KY 210 to five lanes from U.S. 68 to KY 3183.

    This year, motorists on KY 210 have had to weave their vehicles through numerous orange cones and barrels. But with a big push in the last couple of weeks to pave the road, the majority of the work is now complete.