Today's News

  • Economic activity picking up

    Though the economy is in a slump, there was plenty of local activity to report last Monday night.

    Team Taylor County Executive Director Ron McMahan gave a lengthy report to Campbellsville City Council members during the Council's regular meeting Monday.

    Amazon.com plans to amp up its work camper program this year, McMahan said. The program seeks retired people who frequently travel the U.S. in campers as seasonal temporary workers from October to December.

  • CHS softballers can't overcome huge late innings

    Campbellsville’s Lady Eagles stayed close with visiting Marion County on Wednesday and LaRue County on Thursday for the first three innings each day.

    However, Marion County used a six-run fourth inning and a six-digit fifth to win 13-1 while LaRue County used an 18-run fourth to shellack the Lady Eagles 22-3.

    Hannah Taylor’s double plated Tiffany Slone, who had singled, for the lone run vs. Marion County while Amythyst McColley had two singles for Campbellsville.

  • Russell will be National Day of Prayer speaker

    The Taylor County Ministerial Association will host a worship service combining love for God and country on the National Day of Prayer - Thursday, May 6 at 7 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The evening will include the Campbellsville Elementary third- and fourth-grade choirs, Taylor County High School Show Choir, National Guard honor detail, and special guest speaker retired Lt. Col. Steve Russell of Oklahoma.

    An offering will benefit the Taylor County Food Pantry.

  • Couple's workshop is May 14, 21

    Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency's HOME program will be hosting a 16-hour "Within Our Reach" couple's workshop starting Friday, May 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Head Start. The free workshop will conclude Friday, May 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Low-income couples with a child age birth to 5 are invited to attend. Each participant will receive free childcare, breakfast, lunch, gas gift cards and a $50 gift card package. Call (800) 928-6382 for more information and to sign up.


  • TRH to present 'Violence in the Workplace' course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a "Violence in the Workplace" course Thursday, May 6 from 8 to 10 a.m.

    The course is an overview of responses to potentially violent situations in a work setting, how to recognize a possibly dangerous situation and how to formulate a plan to defuse a violent action.

    All classes are taught in the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville and are $10 for non-TRH team members.

    Richard Phillips, staff development coordinator, will be the class presenter.

  • Local sports calendar

    Campbellsville Youth Basketball looking

    for girls’  coaches for 7-to-10-year-olds

    Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles’ basketball coach Cameron Jackson is looking for coaches for youth basketball coaches to guide 7-10-year-olds.

    Jackson can be reached at (270) 465-8774 or at cameron.jackson@cville.kyschools.us

    VMP softball meeting Tuesday at 6

  • ELECTION: Campbellsville Mayor

    Three candidates are seeking the mayor's seat this year and all three will appear on the Primary Election ballot.

    Incumbent Brenda Allen, Paul Harmon and Tony Young want to be Campbellsville's next mayor. The top two vote-getters advance to the General Election in November. The mayor's race is non-partisan.

  • Man sentenced on sex abuse charges

    A Campbellsville man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old child has been sentenced to serve five years in prison for his crimes.

    Davis Len Curtsinger, 32, of 478 N. Garnett Road appeared in Taylor Circuit Court before Judge Dan Kelly on Tuesday for sentencing.

    In June 2008, Curtsinger was indicted on charges of first-degree rape and sodomy, intimidating a witness, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • 'The Rock' hosts fundraiser

    The Rock Community Worship Center will have a cookout and yard sale on Saturday, May 8.

    The event will start at 9 a.m. and last through most of the afternoon. All items are free, including the food.

    Church members will be accepting donations throughout the day, with proceeds going to pay for educational material and drums.


  • TRH to host baby fair

    Those expecting a child or planning to expand their family in the future might want to attend the Taylor Regional Hospital Baby Fair on Saturday, May 8 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the TRH meeting room.

    There will be a variety of educational booths as well as speakers throughout the morning, including local physicians.

    Tours of the Women's Center, refreshments and door prizes will be available.