Today's News

  • Some is better than none

    On garbage day, Pat Webster's driveway sticks out like a sore thumb. While large cans line the street, Webster has only a tiny one. And it's often just half full.

    An avid recycler, Webster take two trips a month to the recycling center at Miller Park. She picks up recyclables from two friends along the way as well.

    "I guess I've just always been a recycler," she said. "I think we need to help our environment as much as possible."

    Webster is one of several people helping to push the importance of recycling in Taylor County.

  • The many branches of a family tree

    It started 40 years ago with a longing to find out who her relatives were. Since then, it has ballooned into an "addictive" hobby that covers her entire basement.

    "My basement is a full genealogy library," she said.

    Barbara Wright is a genealogist. And she helps others become them, too.

  • CU to host internationally-acclaimed pianist

    The internationally-acclaimed pianist Andrea Anderson of California will be returning to Campbellsville University's campus to present a guest piano recital and piano masterclass on Jan. 28-29, according to Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music.

    Anderson presented a program on campus some years ago on behalf of the Central Kentucky Arts Series.

    Her recital will be on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall located in the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    The program includes works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Chopin and Ravel.

  • Jacob is 4

    Jacob Moss celebrated his fourth birthday with his friends at Glow Worms. He was 4 on Jan. 10. He is the son of Keith and Crystal Moss of Greensburg. Grandparents are Bo Grant and Janice Grant of Campbellsville and Roger and Vickie Moss of Greensburg.

  • Times have changed, but a long way to go

    Since 1926, Americans have recognized the contributions made by the black community.

    That's when Dr. Carter G. Woodson launched Negro History Week to honor black history. After working in the Kentucky coal mines, enrolling in high school at age 20, Woodson went on to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard. That's when he decided to honor the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Fredrick Douglas, two important figures in Black History.

    Later, the week was extended to include all of February and renamed Black History Month.

  • College Goal Sunday at CU canceled

    The College Goal Sunday event at Campbellsville University Sunday, Jan. 31 has been canceled due to the snow, according to Chris Tolson, director of financial aid at CU.

    As an alternative to College Goal Sunday, a toll-free financial aid helpline is available to answer the questions of those who planned to attend College Goal Sunday.

    You can call the helpline at 1-888-4-KASFAA beginning Monday, Feb. 1. This hotline will be staffed by financial aid professionals from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Monday, Feb. 15.

  • TCHS prom committee to meet Thursday, Jan. 28

    The Taylor County High School prom committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 at the TCHS cafeteria.

    Members will discuss having this year's prom at Clay Hill Farm under a tent.

    Students and parents are encouraged to attend to discuss budget, orders, location and more.

    The committee is also offering a Baskin-Robbins fundraiser and will discuss that at the meeting.


  • Lady Tigers swipe road win at No. 12 Cumberlands in OT

    For the past four seasons, the University of the Cumberlands has had the Lady Tigers’ number.

    Over that span, Campbellsville is 1-9 against the team from Williamsburg and hasn’t beaten the Lady Patriots on their home floor since the MSC Championship of 2004.

    But the numbers changed for CU Thursday night as the Lady Tigers found a number — a small one — and turned back Cumberlands in overtime 68-65 in the NAIA Game of the Week. The win gives the Lady Tigers a one-game lead in the MSC standings.

  • TRH to present life support class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Basic Life Support for Heartsavers Class on Friday, Jan. 29 from 8 a.m. to noon at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The BLS for Heartsaver Course is for the lay rescuer who needs a credential documenting successful completion of a BLS course. The BLS for Heartsaver Course will teach participants how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking.

  • Book signing set for Jan. 29

    Author Duane Watkins will sign the book "Lessons from the Road: A Journey to a Closer Relationship with God" at Campbellsville University's Barnes and Noble bookstore Friday, Jan. 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Watkins, a truck-driving pastor, wrote the book as a compilation of short, precise devotionals and uses travel metaphors to illuminate the path to God for the man or woman on the go.

    For more information, contact Traci Jones at (888) 361-9473 or traci@tatepublishing.com.