Today's News

  • Campbellsville Baptist begins new sermon series Sunday

    Campbellsville Baptist Church will host a four-week sermon and Bible study on Sunday mornings beginning this Sunday.

    During the difficult financial times, lay-offs, unemployment and pay reductions, most are trying to decide which bills will go unpaid.

    The sermon series "It's a New Day" aims to promote financial freedom.

    Each Sunday will feature a different topic:

    May 3 - Who's in control? - God's responsibilities and our responsibilities.

    May 10 - Giving back - Investing for eternity.

  • Citizens donates to Hiestand House

    Citizens Bank made a $2,500 donation to the Hiestand House for ongoing support of the museum and its significance to the local tourism industry. Pictured are, from left, Mark Johnson of Citizens Bank, Robert McMahan, Betty Jane Gorin-Smith, Connie Walker of Citizens Bank and Debbie Parrish.

  • What up, homies?

    My daughter, Alison, is still laughing. Her 7-year-old daughter, Caroline, was out on the deck the other day hollering to her friends, "Yo! What up, homies?"

    Alison said she was both horrified and amused. "I don't remember giving birth to a gangsta," she said.

    I reminded her of the time we walked to her elementary school to see who her first grade teacher would be that year. The lists weren't posted yet and she shook her head and said, "What a bummer."

  • Local business one of best in Kentucky

    A company with an office in Campbellsville has been ranked as one of the best places to work in Kentucky.

    Edward Jones Co. is No. 2 in the "best large company" category.

    The rankings were announced during the Fifth Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky awards ceremony, presented by Fisher and Phillips LLP, at the Lexington Convention Center on April 21.

  • Hospital auxiliary volunteers recognized

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted an appreciation luncheon for auxiliary volunteers on April 7.

    Hospital CEO Jane Wheatley spoke to the group, recognizing their commitment and contributions to Taylor Regional Hospital. 

    With 61 workers, the auxiliary gave 8,805 1/2 volunteer hours in 2008 by working at the information desk, surgery department, emergency department, radiology department, cancer center, greeter and gift shop. 

  • Saver Group celebrates grand opening

    Saver Group Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its Campbellsville headquarters with the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of commerce on March 25. Saver Group Inc. currently owns and operates 29 Save-A-Lot grocery stores in four states, and employees 725 people including 21 at its Campbellsville office. Pictured are Larry Noe, president of the board of directors; Wendall Combs, chairman of the board and vice president; Dale Combs, vice president and member of the board; Ashley Meister, secretary and board member; and Don Combs, investor. Savor Group Inc.

  • Milby wins trip to San Antonio for 2009 Century 21 National Convention

    Century 21 Real Estate LLC hosted its 2008 Century 21 Kentucky Awards dinner at the Galt House in Louisville on Saturday, Feb. 21 to honor and recognize agents within the Century 21 System for outstanding sales production and customer service recognition awards for the year ending 2008.

    The formal event is hosted each year.

    This year, a drawing was conducted for an all-expense-paid trip to the 2009 Century 21 National Convention on March 9-12 in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Thompson honored with bridal shower

    Jayne Thompson was honored with a bridal shower April 26 at the home of Patti Phillips and Ashley Phillips. She will marry Grant Litton at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at Woodlawn Christian Church in Campbellsville. Pictured are, from left, Patti Phillips, Jayne and Ashley Phillips.

  • Kendall completes basic training

    Army Pvt. Joseph W. Kendall has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

  • Update: City School Board has re-vote in special meeting

    After a re-vote yesterday morning, Mike Deaton is still Campbellsville Independent Schools' new superintendent.

    Board members re-cast their votes for superintendent in a special meeting at 7:30 Wednesday morning.

    Board member Pat Hall made the motion to appoint Deaton, with Board member Mitch Overstreet's second. Hall, Overstreet, Board member Suzanne Wilson and Board chair Angie Johnson voted "yes," while Board member Barkley Taylor cast the lone "no" vote.

    Wednesday's meeting was a result of the Board's private vote on Friday.