Today's News

  • TRH names summer ambassador

    Billy Price has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for summer 2008. Other nominees were Ann Edwards and June Hoskins.

    Price was nominated by a team member. The following was written on his nomination form:

  • Community history grants available

    From conservation to technology, the Kentucky Historical Society is offering several grants to help preserve the state's history.

    Community history grants are available to museums, historical organizations, educational institutions, city and county governments and other community groups for a variety of projects, ranging from educational programming and exhibitions to community festivals and local history publications.

    Applications may be made in four different categories - project grants, conservation support, local history and technology.

  • Public record for Aug. 28


    David Eugene Arthur, no age given, of Harrodsburg, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $142.50.

    Willie Cole Bland, 30, of Cainwood Road in Campbellsville, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, dismissed.

    Miles O. Spurling, 17, of Spurlington Road in Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belts, speeding, completed diversion, dismissed.

  • Live in Lebanon concert continues this weekend

    The Live in Lebanon free outdoor concert series continues in historic downtown Lebanon on Saturday with Patrick Henry Hughes of "Extreme Home Makeover Home Edition" fame.

    Hear classical and popular instrumentals, blues, gospel and popular vocals from 8:30 p.m. to midnight in the outdoor plaza beside Big Jim's Steakhouse & Buffet at 212 W. Main St. There is no admission and the concert will be moved inside in case of inclement weather.

  • Warren celebrates first birthday

    Elijah Jase Warren celebrated his first birthday on July 27 with family and friends. He is the son of Eric and Marsha Warren of Campbellsville. He also has a big brother, Ethan. Grandparents are John and Janet Deener and Greg and Sandra Warren. Great-grandparents are George and Pat Morris, Barbara Deener, Roy and Juanita Graham and Howard and Shirley Brewer.

  • Wilcoxsons honored with baby shower

    Ronnie and Jonie Wilcoxson were honored with a baby shower on Aug. 2 at the home of Judy Dile. They are expecting a baby girl the first week of September. The shower was hosted by Dile, Vel Wyatt, Lois Wilcoxson and Jamie Rogers. About 35 attended.

  • TCES dedicates walkway

    A ribbon cutting on July 31 at Taylor County Elementary School dedicated the new access walkway leading to the school playground. This walkway was contributed in memory of the late Thomas Wayne Porter.

    Superintendent Gary N. Seaborne welcomed everyone with an invocation. Guest speakers were Mitch Magness, physical therapist, and Carolyn Bennett, preschool teacher. Both Magness and Bennett worked with Thomas.

  • Gospel concerts set for this weekend

    Terry Milby of Cross Over Ministries will host two free country and southern gospel concerts this weekend. Tomorrow, from 7 to 10 p.m. ET, a concert will take place at the IGA parking lot beside McDonald's in Columbia. Singers will include The Coffee Family, Jim Roberts and Milby.

    On Saturday, a concert will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. at Wal-Mart Supercenter in Campbellsville. Singers will be Dennis Bowling, Joe Milby and Terry Milby. Door prizes will be given away during both events.

  • Five from Taylor County named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Five students from Taylor County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars. Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average during all four years of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    As Sen. Jeff Green Scholars, these students are eligible for $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship awards. Students may receive up to $10,000 toward their college expenses if they continue to do well in school.

  • It's hard to find a good job

    Last month alone, 151,171 individuals across the nation filed for unemployment after being laid off from their jobs. And that number was down from June.

    This is certainly not good news for recent college graduates, as many have already learned firsthand that good jobs are hard to find.

    A story on today's front page illustrates the problem that just two recent graduates have faced: There are more people competing for fewer jobs.