Today's News

  • Spurlington UMC supports preschool children

    Spurlington United Methodist Church and its women's group have supported Taylor County Preschool with continuous donations. The group has given snacks to the classes for several months as well as provided Christmas presents and lunch for one class. Pictured are, from left, Linda Hamilton, Mary Hare, Sharon Feese, Margaret Sapp, Debbie Wentworth and Sandy Hodges.

  • Chic Boutique opens

    Chic Boutique consignment store has opened in the Big Lots Shopping Center.

    Owner Arlene Wright, formerly employed at Taylor County High School, will be accepting women's, men's and children's clothing for consignment as well as furniture.

    Store hours will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday afternoons.


  • Ernardt joins Davina's

    Suzie Ernardt has joined Davina's Plaza Salon, located at 116 Central Plaza in Campbellsville.

    Erhardt is a native of Greensburg and has recently moved back from Maryland, where she spent the past four years as a cosmetologist.

    She specializes in trendy cuts and color, full body waxing and more. Her hours are Tuesday through Friday from noon to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Guthrie speaks at Lincoln Dinner

    2nd District Congressman Brett Guthrie was the keynote speaker Saturday, April 18 at the Taylor County Republican Women's annual Lincoln Dinner at Taylor County Middle School.


  • National Day of Prayer is May 7

    Taylor County Ministerial Association will host its annual celebration of National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7.

    All members of the community are invited to join together for a time of prayer for our homes, state and nation at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall.

    The annual prayer breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will feature Pastor Mikie Ash of Mount Union Baptist Church in Green County.

    Those planning to attend the breakfast should contact Pastor Michael Caldwell at 469-3929, as seating is limited.


  • Campbellsville residents indicted in Marion

    A Campbellsville man and woman were indicted in Marion Circuit Court on April 14.

    Joyce Bagby, 36, of 900 S. Central Ave. and Lawrence E. Carter, 32, of 716 S. Columbia Ave., Apt. 8, were indicted on four counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged checks and tampering with physical evidence.

    Carter was also charged with being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Campbellsville man arrested after crash

    A Campbellsville man was arrested and charged with DUI after a Tuesday night collision sent one juvenile to the hospital.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at 9:08 p.m. Christopher Janes, 28, was traveling west on Broadway in a 2005 Chevrolet pickup when he ran a stop light at the intersection of Broadway and Lebanon Avenue. Janes struck a 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse driven by Charisse Laboyteaux, 30. Laboyteaux was crossing Broadway on Lebanon Avenue.

  • CU Concert Band performs April 28

    Campbellsville University's Concert Band will present its final program of the 2009 season Tuesday, April 28, titled "American Landscapes - A Musical Journey" at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    The program, according to Jennifer Tinnell, director of bands and instructor in music, will feature music accompanied by a multi-media presentation, which leads the audience on a journey through some beautiful American landscape.

  • Man pleads guilty to sex abuse charge

    A Campbellsville man avoided a jury of his peers Monday by entering a guilty plea to sexually abusing a 14-year-old child.

    Davis L. Curtsinger, 31, of 478 N. Garnett Road appeared in Taylor Circuit Court before Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George.

    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.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    The sports schedule through May 15 is:

    Thursday, April 30

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Taylor County (5:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Washington County at Campbellsville (5:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS — Taylor County at Adair County.

    Friday, May 1

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Taylor County at Cumberland County (5:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Caverna at Campbellsville (6:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL TRACK — Taylor County Invitational.