Today's News

  • Early Days


    Dec. 2, 1999

    Dr. Bill Bennett is this year's recipient of the Campbellsville Kiwanis Club's annual Santa's Helper Award. The award is given each year to someone who keeps Christmas in his or her heart all year.

    Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Wise of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday.

    Twenty years or so after being hired as a temporary postal worker, Eddie Jessie has been named Campbellsville's new postmaster.

  • Lawson

    Chester "Red" and Laura Lawson celebrated their wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 15 with a reception at their home. The Lawsons were married 62 years on Nov. 14.

    Mr. Lawson is retired from Taylor County RECC after more than 43 years of service. Mrs. Lawson was a babysitter and homemaker.

  • Kidney Dialysis Clinic hosts ribbon cutting

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently hosted a groundbreaking for its Kidney Dialysis Clinic.

    The 6,533-square-foot single story building is expected to be completed in March or April, depending on the weather. The facility will be located at 107 Medical Park Drive in Campbellsville.

    Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana will be the medical director.


  • Grace Notes

    The week prior to Thanksgiving, my church participated in a week of hunger.

    The plan was to eat only beans, rice and tortillas for five days to experience what a huge percentage of people around the world eat all the time.

    Then we were to take the money we would've spent on food and donate it to help feed orphans in Haiti. In addition, after a shortened worship service, we would be dismissed early to go grocery shopping to buy food items to benefit local food pantries.

  • Graham awarded Bronze Star

    Sgt. 1st Class David Graham, a 1994 graduate of Taylor County High School, was recently awarded the Bronze Star for Exceptional and Meritorious service during combat operations in Iraq.

    Graham is the son of Phyllis White and Steve Graham, both of Campbellsville.


  • Price

    Eugene and Virginia Price of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 5.

    The Prices were married on Dec. 5, 1959, by Vester Johnson.

    A reception, hosted by their children, is set for Saturday, Dec. 5 beginning at 1 p.m. at Truth Tabernacle in Campbellsville.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.


  • Ratcliff Generations

    Five generations of the Ratcliff family are pictured. They are, front, from left, Robert Don Cox holding Zachary Garrett and Hallie Ratcliff. Back: Brandon Garrett and Shelly Garrett.

  • Maupin-Allen

    Natasha Maupin and Ricky Allen exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Nov. 14 at Manna Harvest Church in Gravel Switch.

    The bride is the daughter of Brian Maupin and Dorothy Carter.

    The groom is the son of Eunice Clements and the late Eulis Allen.

    They are making their home in Campbellsville.


  • Salmon wins Cover Miss Pageant

    Brittany Salmon of Campbellsville recently won the Miss Teen Campbellsville America's Cover Miss Pageant, along with other awards. Salmon will attend the 2010 Kentucky State Pageant in April in Bowling Green. She is the daughter of Kristie and Jonathan Hunt of Campbellsville.

  • Maurices hosting toy drive

    Maurices to host toy drive

    Maurices at Green River Plaza is hosting a toy drive to benefit Toys for Tots.

    The event began on Thursday, Nov. 19 and will continue through Thursday, Dec. 10.

    Customers can drop off their donations anytime during store hours Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Toys should not be wrapped.

    Those contributing will receive a coupon for 20 percent off any one regular-priced maurices item for each donation. Coupons are limited to 10 per person.