Today's News

  • Mannsville United Methodist plans yard sale

    Mannsville United Methodist Church will have a church-wide yard sale on Monday, Sept. 7 beginning at 8 a.m.

    Items will include toys, houseware, jeans, clothing for all ages, fabric, books and numerous other items. Refreshments will also be available.

    All proceeds from the sale will go to the church building fund.

  • CU chapel focuses on life's tragedies

    Robin Johnson, a real estate agent in Louisville, will be discussing "Faith Through Life's Tragedies" at Campbellsville University's Chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Johnson, an employee at Mayer Realtors, became a real estate agent in 1987 and has served on the Louisville Board of Realtors since then. She was previously employed at the Travelers Insurance Co., Demuth Insurance Agency and Reagen Harris Insurance Agency.

  • Jackson Hewitt Tax Service bestows 'Franchisee of The Year' Award to owners Mike and Debbie Jones

    Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. has awarded its highest annual honor - the Franchisee of the Year Award - to franchise owners Mike and Debbie Jones of Brandenburg.

  • Burress-Agee

    Brittany Nichole Burress and Christopher Allen Agee, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 12.

    Burress is the daughter of Judy and Jeff Murphy of Campbellsville and Kendall and Lida Burress of Nelson County. Her grandparents are Dorothy Lawson of Campbellsville and Ancil Burress of Elk Horn.

  • Taylor County Fair Board elects new officers

    The Taylor County Fair Association has elected Campbellsville businessman Mike Litchfield as its new president.

    Litchfield, who has been manager of the Campbellsville Sherwin-Williams store since 1989, was chosen at the annual meeting of the fair board on Aug. 25.

    He becomes the third president of the Taylor County Fair Association, which was formed in 1997, and succeeds Harold Young Jr. who had served in the capacity since 2001.

    Bryan Blair was the first president of the organization in 1998.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Aug. 27 are, from left, Makenzie Barr, preschool; Ashton Rakes, kindergarten; Alaina Gwilliam, first grade; Lydia Parker, second grade; Andrew Melton, third grade; Madison James, fourth grade; and Rachel Price, fifth grade.

  • Faith Column

    As I get older and as I read the Bible, I find myself growing more and more old fashioned - really, really old fashioned. For instance, I try to conduct myself in my marriage the way God intended it in the beginning.

    Now let me mention right up front that there is so much for me to do within the marriage that I don't have much time at all to critique my wife. Suffice it to say, she's better at being a wife than I am at being a husband.

  • Birth Announcements

    Tena Jo Dishman and Travis Joe Gowen of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Conor Joe Gowen, at 2:22 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bill Dishman, Alberta Dishman and Ron and Della Loyall, all of Campbellsville, and the late Eddie Joe Gowen.

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    Caleb and Stephanie Bland of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Noah Ethan, at 12:51 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 10 pounds and was 21 1/2 inches long.

  • Akridge-Rohrer

    Whitney Kaye Akridge and Daniel Glen Rohrer exchanged wedding vows in a private ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Riverside Park in Grand Forks, N.D.

    The bride is the daughter of Les and Anita Akridge of Springfield. Her grandparents are the late Marvin and Marie Akridge, who were from Taylor County, and Joe and Jewell Milburn.

    The groom is the son of Paul and Janet Rohrer of Ft. Recovery, Ohio.

    Elizabeth O'Connell and Ben Leis, both of Grand Forks, served as maid of honor and best man, respectively.

  • Lusk honored with luncheon

    Karl Lusk was honored with a luncheon for his years of service to St. Thomas' Episcopal/Lutheran Church in Campbellsville. Lusk recently left St. Thomas' to take a position at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Bardstown, which is closer to his home. Pictured are members of the Taylor County Ministerial Association along with a couple guests, from left, front, Lusk, Father Jim Bromwich, Regina and Earl Rogers. Middle: Becky Nash, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen and Michael Caldwell. Back: Dr. James Jones, Fella Wilson, Joe Hatchett, Michael Goodwin, Ted Beam and Montie Fugate.