Today's News

  • Higdon interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    State Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, was recently interviewed by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, on his show, "Dialogue on Public Issues" on TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10.

    The show will air Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.


  • Early Days


    Jan. 6, 2000

    Next Wednesday, Taylor County Public Library will be 25 years old.

    Richard McMahan will celebrate his 80th birthday Sunday, Jan. 9 in the Family Life Center of Woodlawn Christian Church.

    Navy Petty Officers 2nd Class Sean L. Morgan recently reported for duty at Navy Recruiting District, Dallas, Texas.

    Jennifer Dawn Wolford, a freshman at Eastern Kentucky University, achieved a 4.0 grade point average during her first semester at the school.

  • Birth Announcements

    Mark and Amy Lowe of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Brady Scott, at 3:47 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Irvin and Joyce Lowe of Bostwick, Ga., and Joe and Gail Fortune of Dawsonville, Ga.

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    Anthony and Kelly Parker of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Jacob Avery Lee, at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

  • Beard

    Morris and Nona Faye Beard of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 2.

    The Beards were married on Jan. 2, 1960 in Byrdstown, Tenn.


  • Beard graduates from Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute

    After 18 months of leadership and entrepreneurial training, Ann Beard of Taylor County has graduated from the Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute.

    Beard and 26 other entrepreneurial leaders, advocates and coaches throughout South Central Kentucky received this prestigious honor on Nov. 12 in Bowling Green. 

    As a graduate of the Institute, Beard has completed a series of eight seminars that were each two to three days in length and has also participated in a study tour of rural communities throughout the Western United States.

  • Tharp-Arvin

    Rebekah Ann Tharp of Lebanon and David Eric Arvin of Marietta, Ga. exchanged wedding vows on June 27 at Elk Horn Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    The Rev. Brian Rafferty performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Lowell and Geneva Tharp of Lebanon. Her grandparents are Louise Tharp of Lebanon and the late Owen Tharp and Gene and Betty Tungate.

    The groom is the son of Jacky and Diana Arvin of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Helen Barnett and Kathryn Arvin, both of Campbellsville, and the late Earl Barnett and Jack Arvin.

  • Legislators host public forum

    The two men held their notepads and pens at the ready, listening to constituents and writing down issues to remember.

    Newly elected State Senator Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, and State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, hosted a public forum Monday at the Taylor County Courthouse. About 25 people attended.

    Carney began by thanking the crowd for attending and saying that he is proud to have a new senator who cares a lot for this area.

    "He's hit the ground running," Carney said about Higdon, "thinking a lot about Taylor County."

  • Man charged with two burglaries

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with committing two recent burglaries.

    Jonathan B. Hare, 23, of 143 Red Fern Road was arrested last week and charged with two counts of second-degree burglary.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies recovered several items taken during two separate burglaries, one in the Farm Gate Subdivision on Wednesday, Dec. 23 and the other on Church Road on Tuesday, Dec. 29.

    The report states that Hare was arrested and lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center.

  • Lady Eagles lose at home to Marion, on road to Russell

    Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles saw their record drop to 2-13 with an 87-9 home loss to Marion County on Saturday and a 72-34 road loss to Russell County on Monday.

    Tiffany Slone had eight of CHS’ points on Saturday while Ashyya Robinson and Brittany Vaught had 12 apiece on Monday.

    The Lady Eagles host Taylor County on Friday at 6 p.m.

  • Curnutte is 'Rescuer of the Year'

    In emergency services, every second counts. And when every second counts, consistency is key.

    At Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue, there is no one more consistent than Major Mike Curnutte.

    "He's just consistent," said Rescue Director Allen Bottoms. "He does a great job every day."

    That consistency earned Curnutte this year's Rescuer of the Year award.

    "It is voted on by the members of Rescue," Bottoms said. "It is somebody that loves doing their job."