Today's News

  • Taylor Regional Hospital auxiliary donates money for equipment

    Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary members have donated nearly $25,000 for the purchase of new equipment to be used in 28 different departments throughout the hospital. The TRH Auxiliary makes this donation every year based on a "wish list" submitted by TRH team members. With 49 workers, the Auxiliary gave 8,519 1/2 volunteer hours in 2009 to help Taylor Regional Hospital by working at the cancer center, emergency department, gift shop, greeter, information desk, radiology department and surgery department.

  • CU teams fall in MSC Tourney title tilts

    The regular-season champion Campbellsville University women’s and men’s teams fell in the Mid-South Conference Tournament championship games on Saturday and Sunday in Frankfort.

    The Lady Tigers (31-2) fell behind by double digits and fought back before losing to the University of the Cumberlands 73-68 on Saturday while the Tiger men (26-7) beat St. Catharine 68-62 on Saturday before dropping the title tilt 68-62 to Georgetown College on Sunday.

  • Weather spotter class is March 9

    Taylor County Emergency Management, in conjunction with Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Departments, will host an advanced weather spotter class on the third floor of the Campbellsville Fire Department on Tuesday, March 9 at 6 p.m.

    This certified training will be taught by the National Weather Service and will last about two hours. Emergency service personnel, school officials, industrial safety officials, those responsible for public safety and the general public are invited to attend.

    The class is free. For more information, call Ronnie Dooley at 465-8000.

  • Online job training now available to all Kentuckians

    Through a public-private partnership with the Microsoft Corp., Kentucky is distributing 20,250 vouchers for free online training and certification. Gov. Steve Beshear launched Microsoft Elevate America last month and reserved the first distribution of vouchers for unemployed workers across the state.

    Vouchers are available to anyone in the commonwealth on a first-in, first-out basis. More than 17,000 vouchers remain available for computer and Internet technology training. Any resident who meets the requirements, regardless of employment status, can now request a voucher.

  • Malone earns KAA award, Board seat

    The Kentucky Auctioneers Association had its 53rd annual convention in Bowling Green on Feb. 12-15.

    In conjunction with the convention, an awards banquet took place on Feb. 14. During the ceremony, Paul Malone, principal broker/auctioneer of Malone Realty & Auction Co., received the KAA's 2010 Advertising Contest award in the newspaper Black & White Personal Property Only category.

  • Vince Gill to perform at CU benefit concert

    Country music legend Vince Gill will come to Campbellsville University to perform a benefit concert Friday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

    Proceeds from the concert will go toward the purchase of turf and lights on the CU football and baseball fields.

    Tickets for the concert are $50 for reserved tickets and $35 for general admission.

    For more information on tickets, contact the Campbellsville University Office of Development at 789-5211.

  • Holtzclaw joins Margo's Hair Design

    Margie Holtzclaw has joined Margo's Hair Design, located at 602 S. Central Ave. in Campbellsville.

    Holtzclaw specializes in men, women and children's haircuts, color, highlights, lowlights, perms, up styles and waxing.

    Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Curves of Campbellsville hosts food drive

    Curves of Campbellsville is encouraging women in the area to show their philanthropic strength by participating in the annual Curves food drive.

    And even though donating food to families in need is its own reward, the club is offering incentives for both existing and potential members who participate.

    From March 1 to March 31, Curves of Campbellsville will collect non-perishable items and monetary donations for food banks in the local area. The goal, according to owner Kelly Smoot, is for the community to come together to help families in need.

  • Kessler wins advertising contest, places in auctioneering contest

    John Wayne Kessler was named second runner-up in the state's professional auctioneering contest at the recent Kentucky Auctioneers Convention.

    The contest took place in conjunction with the 53rd Kentucky Auctioneers Association Convention on Feb. 12-15 in Bowling Green. The contest features a live auction with contestants competing in two divisions.

    Kessler, 21, who won the junior division contest last year for auctioneers in business fewer than five years, competed against veteran auctioneers from across the state.

  • Holy Land presentation is Sunday at First UMC

    First United Methodist Church will host a presentation on the Holy Land Sunday at 6 p.m.

    The Rev. Laura Harris of Columbia will be the evening's guest speaker. She will give a presentation of her recent tour of the Holy Land and show photos relating to Bible stories. She will also tell about what life is like in that part of the world today.

    The community is invited.