Today's News

  • Your life is important to us!

    Your life is important. That's why a group of local people has made saving your life a priority.

    Arrive Alive Taylor County, the community traffic safety team that has made saving the lives of Taylor Countians its focus, has begun its 2010 campaign.

    In the coming months, residents in the community will hear more about Arrive Alive Taylor County. The group includes representatives from the hospital, rescue, law enforcement, media, local schools, the state Transportation Cabinet, alcohol and drug awareness agencies and more.

  • Motorcycle club to host dance

    Bridge to Faith Motorcycle Club will host "Dancing for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital" on Saturday, March 20 at the Community Center.

    Doors will open at 7 p.m. and a live band will perform from 8 to 11 p.m.

    Admission is $5 per person to benefit St. Jude's hospital. Children ages 13 and younger are admitted free.

    There will be door prizes, a raffle, 50/50 drawing and concessions. A free drink will be given with any food purchase.

    For more information, call (270) 380-1802 or 403-8236.


  • CU teams tip off on Wednesday

    Tiger fans, put on your dancing shoes. The NAIA National Tournament brackets for Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball have been announced, and Campbellsville University’s men and women will start things off early in the NAIA’s big dance.

    The Tiger men will enter the national tournament in Kansas City, Mo., as the No. 9 team in the 32-team field while the Lady Tigers are a No. 2 bracket seed, a top eight overall, in the tournament in Jackson, Tenn.

  • One injured in crash

    One person was injured in a crash on U.S. 68 Tuesday afternoon. No further information was available  at press time.

  • Early detection can save lives

    Early detection can be the key to surviving cancer. Just ask Chris Naylor.

    "If we hadn't caught it early, and without God's help, I wouldn't be here to talk about it," she says.

    That's why each March is designated as Colon Cancer Prevention Month.

    Campbellsville surgeon Eugene H. Shively says no one knows what causes colon cancer, but it's one of the most deadly cancers. However, if it is caught in the early stages, it can be treated.

  • Friends of Scouting raise more than $18,000

    Eagle Scouts Steven Smith, Jeffrey Schuhmann and Dr. Eugene Shively share their scouting experiences at the 2010 Friends of Scouting Dinner on Thursday, March 11 at Campbellsville University.

    More than $18,000 was pledged during the event.

  • Premier Integrity opens new office in Campbellsville

    Premier Integrity Solutions has announced it is opening a regional office in Campbellsville. Premier Integrity Solutions is one of the fastest growing drug and alcohol testing companies in the nation, according to Inc. magazine's Top 500 annual ranking.

    Premier's Campbellsville office is located at 436 W. Main St., Suite B.

  • Residents' health improving

    Taylor County is among the healthiest Kentucky counties, according to a recent report from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

    The report ranks counties in two overall areas - health outcomes and health factors. Health outcomes describe the current health status, while health factors include health care quality and behaviors.

    Taylor County is ranked 26th of the state's 120 counties under the health outcomes report. Boone County is first and Wolfe County is last.

  • Hospital bomb threat a false alarm

    A false bomb threat sent emergency services personnel to Taylor Regional Hospital just after midnight Monday.

    According to Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield, at 12:20 a.m., a patient at the hospital called E-911 to report that he had a bomb. Police, Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue and Campbellsville Fire Department personnel were dispatched.

    Upon arriving, Campbellsville Police Officers Robert Gribbins and Andy Warren found the patient did not have a bomb. The telephone and a cell phone were taken from his room to prevent any further false reports.

  • TRH to host COPD program

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease refers to a large group of lung diseases that damage the lungs, making it hard to breathe. In COPD, the airway tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs are partly obstructed, making it difficult for air to flow.

    Most people with COPD have emphysema and chronic bronchitis.