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Today's News

  • 400-mile yard sale is June 2-6

    The annual 400-mile yard sale stretching along several communities in the state will be June 2-6.

    The entire 400-mile route runs from Maysville to Paducah and through 60 communities with thousands of yard sales, more than 200 antique shops and entertainment.

    Organizers in Taylor County are hosting the site at the Chatteris Estate on Greensburg Road from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and are expecting more visitors than in the past. There will be some new vendors this year, according to organizers.

  • Supreme Court dismisses man's appeal

    The man found guilty of injuring a Kansas family in an alcohol-related crash has lost an appeal of his 20-year prison sentence.

    A Taylor County jury found Anthony R. McMahan, 52, of 7812 Saloma Road in Campbellsville guilty in January of assault and other charges after a two-day trial before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly.

    McMahan was indicted in April 2008 on assault and wanton endangerment charges after two children and their mother were seriously injured a month earlier in a collision on KY 210.

  • TCHS Class of 2010

    Seniors at Taylor County High School had their graduation ceremony Friday evening in the TCHS gymnasium. Project graduation followed.

    See more photos from both events in a slideshow on today's home page.

    Above, Taylor County High School graduates Trentin Corbin, left, and Jed Bright walk into the gymnasium for Friday’s ceremony.

  • Bright wins Salon 121's Mother's Day Makeover

    Salon 121 presents DeDe Bright a gift package worth $825 as Salon 121's Mother's Day Makeover winner for 2010. Bright's daughter, Toni Bright, wrote in her nomination letter, "I love her for her determination, sacrifices, disappointments, strength and the will to carry on. I want her to know her scars make her beautiful, her gray makes her wise and her wrinkles reflect the smiles she has had over the years." Salon 121 provided a $250 makeover package and the following local businesses also donated their services, Dr.

  • Goodbye, Campbellsville

    Six years ago I moved my family to Campbellsville. Our Bishop had appointed me to serve as the pastor of First United Methodist Church. At that time my wife Debbie and I had two children, Ariel and Alexander. Ariel was ready for seventh grade and Alexander had not learned to walk yet.

  • Taste of Campbellsville is June 5

    The second annual "A Taste of Campbellsville" free show will be Saturday at Miller Park, beginning at 3 p.m.

    Performing will be Man Oh Man!, Glen Yoder, The Unstables, To Seize and Surrender, Ulysses, The Troodon, Manifest Audio, The Expulsions, Mr. Brock, Aiden's Prayer, Brookside Manor and Hannah Coomer.

     

  • Local trio earns huge baseball honors

    Aaron Schwoebel, Taylor Levi and Levi Smith picked up huge baseball honors in the last couple of weeks.

    * Schwoebel, who graduated last month from Campbellsville, is the Fifth Region Player of the Year and will play in the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games.

    * Levi, who just completed his junior season with the Eagles, will play in the East-West Junior All-Star Games this summer.

  • Simon joins The Green Room

    Courtney Simon recently joined The Green Room as a skin care professional.

    The community is very lucky to have a licensed esthetician in Campbellsville, according to Karen Patton, owner of The Green Room. She says Simon is a perfect fit for The Green Room, where style, organic and all-natural products compliment her approach to beauty and skin care.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital names Nurse and Nurse Extender of the Year

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted its annual Nurse of the Year and annual Nurse Extender of the Year awards on Monday, May 10. The honorees are chosen by their peers.

    The Nurse of the Year is Amy Lowe, RN, BSN.

    Melissa Mings, RN and Kathleen Stapp, RN, LPN, were also nominated.

    Lowe has been a team member at TRH since 2004 and is currently a house supervisor. She and her husband, Mark, have three children - Molly, Peter and Brady.

    There were several comments about Lowe's commitment to nursing on her nomination form.

  • TRH to host health fair

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a community health fair on Saturday, June 12 from 8 a.m. to noon at Taylor County Middle School's gymnasium.

    A general health panel including a complete blood count, comprehensive metabolic profile, thyroid stimulating hormone as well as a coronary risk profile, which includes cholesterol levels, will be offered. This package will cost $12.

    In addition, a prostate test will be available to men for $8.

    The lab work will be collected the morning of the fair and performed by staff at Taylor Regional Hospital.