Today's News

  • Lady Tigers ink Montgomery County's Mackenzie Lee

    The top player in the 10th Region signed to play basketball at Campbellsville University when Montgomery County's Mackenzie Lee accepted a scholarship offer earlier this month from Lady Tiger coach Ginger Colvin.

    Lee was about 8 years old when her sister, Whitney, signed with CU. No stranger to Lady Tiger basketball, the 5-7 senior for the Lady Indians played in five state tournaments after competing for one of the winningest programs in the state in the last decade.

  • Lady Eagles drop district opener at Adair

    Campbellsville High School's Lady Eagles dropped its district softball opener on Wednesday before besting Hart County on Thursday.

    The Lady Eagles fell 7-2 at Adair County as the Lady Indians raced out to a 5-1 advantage.

    Ashley Bates had two hits for CHS while Danielle Morris, Ashley Kessinger, Megan Shively and Tiffany Slone had one apiece.

    The Lady Eagles pushed across three runs in the fourth inning to conquer Hart County 5-3 at home.

  • Forcht Bank Bowl set for Aug. 22 at CHS

    The inaugural Forcht Bank Bowl football games will take place on Saturday, Aug. 22 on Dave Fryrear Field at Campbellsville High School.

    The host CHS Eagles will entertain LaRue County at 6 p.m. with Breathitt County meeting Mercer County at 8:30.

    In 2010, during the second year of the contract, LaRue County battles Mercer County at 6 with Campbellsville tangling with Breathitt County at 8:30 on Saturday, Aug. 21.

    Tickets will be $8 and no passes will be honored.

  • GCU to host driving tour

    Greater Campbellsville United Board will sponsor an African American Heritage Driving Tour on Friday, April 17.

    According to GCU coordinator Wanda Washington, the tour identifies 62 historic locations in Taylor and Green counties.

    Participants will board a bus at the Elmhurst Shopping Center around noon. The tour will last for two hours. Food will be available. 

    Those wishing to attend should RSVP to 465-9636 Ext. 232 by Tuesday, April 14.


  • Diabetes classes planned

    The Taylor County Health Department will host free diabetes management classes in April.

    A night class will be from 5 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 16.

    For more information, contact the health department at 465-4191 Ext. 270.


  • CU to host symposium Friday, April 17

    Campbellsville University will host the fourth annual Upper Green River Aquatic Fauna Symposium at 1 p.m. Friday, April 17 in the banquet hall of the Student Union Building.

    The Student Union Building is located on the main campus and is the fourth building on the left at the main entrance.

    The program will feature a series of talks by several speakers.

  • Restaurant inspections for April 13

    The following restaurants were inspected by the Lake Cumberland District Health using the scale below.

    - 85 to 100, pass inspection.

    - 70 to 84, restaurant must be reinspected within 30 days.

    - Under 70, a suspension of permit notice is sent to owner; if owner doesn't reply within 10 days, the permit will be revoked and the restaurant will be closed.

  • County hosts cleanup April 24-25

    Taylor County residents who want to do some spring cleaning will soon have a place to take some of their unwanted items.

    The County will offer a cleanup Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The cleanup will be at the paved back parking lot at the former Fruit of the Loom building.

    Those attending should enter and exit only off West Main Street. Signs will be posted.

    There may be a long line, so those attending are asked to be patient and watch for traffic and workers.

  • CU to host senior art exhibit

    Seth Hart of Monticello will show his senior art exhibit at Campbellsville University's art gallery through April 17.

    A reception will be given in his honor Monday, April 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. The gallery is located at 205 University Drive.

    Hart will display drawings (graphite and color pencil); oil paintings, printmaking, pen and ink, pastels in 2D, 3D assemblages, sculptures and pottery.

  • Annual pancake breakfast is April 25

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department's annual pancake breakfast will be Saturday, April 25 from 5 a.m. to noon.

    Advance tickets can be purchased at the fire department or from a firefighter beginning Wednesday, April 1 for $4.50 each. Tickets at the door are $5 each.