Today's News

  • CU chapel focuses on marriage

    "Having a Christian Marriage" is the topic of the Rev. Jeff and Julie Winn Eaton's Campbellsville University's chapel address Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

    The public is invited to attend.

    Eaton, of Lawrenceburg, is lead pastor of Hope Community Church in Frankfort; he has pastored four other Kentucky Baptist churches in the last 21 years.

  • Blood drive is Feb. 13

    Rare blood types are found in all communities, regardless of ethnicity.

    During Black History Month, the American Red Cross celebrates the critical contributions black people make to helping the Red Cross maintain a diverse and stable blood supply for patients across the United States.

  • Cancer Center nurses receive providership

    The entire oncology nursing staff at Taylor Regional Hospital's Cancer Center recently attended and passed the two day intensive course given by the Oncology Nursing Society in order to become chemotherapy/biotherapy providers.

    The Oncology Nursing Society's chemotherapy and biotherapy course provides a comprehensive review of the knowledge needed to administer cytotoxic and biotherapeutic agents. Each participant is required to score 80 percent or above to pass the course and then must update and renew every two years.

  • Family Eyecare opens full surfacing lab

    Dr. Arthur A. Haley and his staff at Family Eyecare as well as members of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of Haley's new full surfacing lab. The new lab will allow same-day service on nearly all prescriptions. Haley has more than 20 years' experience and has been at his current location in Green River Plaza since 2004.

  • Nineteen charged in crime ring case

    Nineteen people have been charged with operating a crime ring to sell drugs in Taylor and surrounding counties.

    According to a press release from the Campbellsville Police Department, the indictments came after an 18-month investigation.

    According to the indictment, the 19 defendants are accused of operating a criminal syndicate beginning June 27, 2007, and continuing through Jan. 7, 2009, in Taylor and surrounding counties and other states.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Feb. 3
    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Rio Grande at Campbellsville (8:00).
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Rio Grande at Campbellsville (6:00).
    Friday, Feb. 4
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (6:30) and Taylor County at Marion County (7:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (8:00) and Taylor County at Marion County (6:00).
    Saturday, Feb. 5

  • Learn from the past to change the future

    “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”

    — From Maya Angelou’s “On the Pulse of Morning”

    If you’re not a regular subscriber, you may have missed the beginning of our annual four-part series in honor of Black History Month.

  • Taylor tops LaRue by 30

    Taylor County tallied 14 straight points in the first quarter and never looked back in blasting the visiting LaRue County Hawks 79-49 on Friday night.

    Chase Cox's 11 first-half points and eight more by Lloyd Stotts enabled the Cardinals to build a 39-16 half-time cushion.

    Tyler Hornback had nine for LaRue County in the first two frames, but the Hawks could get no closer than 19 in the second half.

  • Tigers see 10-point, second-half lead evaporate

    Campbellsville University led 41-31 early in the second half, but could not overcome an 18-2 Pikeville run and fell to the visiting Bears 77-69 on Thursday night.

    The Tigers (7-16) used 14 points from senior Zach Allender to build a 37-31 half-time cushion and led 41-31 after Troy Harris' three and Hristo Petkov's free throw at 17:56.

    However, the Bears reeled off 11 straight points and 18 of the next 20 and Campbellsville could manage only two ties the rest of the way.

  • Winds leaves some without power

    Mark Perkins was working in his garage Wednesday night when he heard a loud noise.

    "I was out in the garage and I just heard a roaring noise," Perkins said. "It was part of my roof hitting the garage."

    Perkins ran toward his home to check on his wife, Sandy. He met her halfway. She was running outside to check on him.

    No one was injured, Perkins said, and the damage didn't force them to leave their Slate Creek Road home.