Today's News

  • Crisis relief center in need of fans

    The Taylor County Crisis Relief Center is asking for donations in the form of fans.

    Those who would like to donate a fan, or money to purchase a fan, may drop it off at the center, located inside of Green River Ministries, on Clem Haskins Boulevard.


  • Faith Column

    Dear Class of 2009,

    I've been working on this letter for five days. Actually that's not quite true. In reality, I've been working on this article every day since I heard one of your number take his first gasping cry for air in a hospital in Knoxville, Tenn.

    I've been planning what to say ever since I left him in that kindergarten room, only this time it was me gasping for air. I remember doing the math as I walked down the school hallway, not sure if I could find the strength to drive myself home without him strapped securely in the car seat beside me. 

  • Dulworth-Clark

    Kimberly Reed Dulworth of Columbia and Andrew Justin Clark of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 25.

    Dulworth is the daughter of Pamela Bottom and Tim Dulworth, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Lois Dulworth of Campbellsville and the late Henry Dulworth and Joseph and Juanita Bottom.

    She is a student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • Citizens donates to summer reading program

    Citizens Bank donated $1,000 to the Taylor County Public Library Summer Reading Program. Pictured are Bonnie Webster, left, library programmer, and Mark Johnson, president/CEO of Citizens Bank.

  • De Grez joins Taylor County Bank

    Leslie Blevins De Grez is a new assistant vice president and loan officer at Taylor County Bank.

    Her professional career in advertising and marketing began in Bowling Green following graduation from Western Kentucky in 2003.

    In 2005, De Grez returned to her hometown of Campbellsville.

    Since then, she has become well known to the local business community as a sales representative for a local radio station.   

    She met husband Pieter De Grez, a native of Belgium, while at Western. He is employed with Blevins Construction Co.


  • Priddy-Cash

    Kellie Priddy and Josh Cash, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 25.

    Priddy is the daughter of Glenn and Kathy Vance of Campbellsville and Darrell and Pat Priddy of New Philadelphia, Ohio. Her grandparents are Vontress and Gladys Jones of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2001 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    Cash is the son of Tim and Sandy Cash of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Ruby Hines and Paul Cash, both of Campbellsville, and Clarence and Wanda Perkins of Lebanon.

  • Farm Bureau Insurance receives superior rating

    Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. again received A.M. Best Co.'s superior rating for its financial strength.

    A.M. Best graded the insurance company at A+ for the fifth consecutive year for 2008 performance, despite declines in investment income because of weak economic conditions and $140 million in underwriting losses resulting from record payouts of $227.4 million to policyholders from damages during a year of severe winter, summer and fall storms.

    Kentucky Farm Bureau ended 2008 with more than 1.2 million policies in force and $1.6 billion in assets.

  • Carpenter crowned Miss Teen Hart County Fair

    Megan LeAnn Carpenter was named Miss Teen Hart County Fair 2009 on June 30. She is the 15-year-old daughter of Bryan and Janet Purvis of Green County and Tim Carpenter of Danville. Her grandparents are Gerald and Marjorie Purvis of Green County, Henry and Lela Glover of Liberty and Joe and Mary Carpenter of Danville. Carpenter will compete in the Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair in October in Louisville.

  • Judd crowned Miss Teen Franklin-Simpson County Fair

    Leah Rose Judd, 15, was crowned Miss Teen Franklin-Simpson County Fair on June 24. She will represent Franklin-Simpson in the Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair pageant in October. She is the daughter of Mike and Ann Lee Judd, the sister of Reyn Judd and the granddaughter of Rose Parrott, all of Greensburg, and the late Walter Parrott and Zella and Dwight Judd.

  • Beams family gathers for reunion

    Forty-seven family members and friends gathered for fellowship and food at the annual Beams reunion on Sunday, June 28 at the Elk-Pit Masonic Lodge.

    Descendents from five different ancestral families were represented. There were pictures and history shared by all. In recognition of two family members, Rebecca Beams and James Lloyd Beams, who died this past year, pictures were on display.