Today's News

  • City seeks environmental study on building

    Before deciding whether to accept a donation of the property, the City of Campbellsville will have an environmental study performed on the former Flav-O-Rich building.

    The company wants to give the City its building at the corner of Third and Court streets. The building has been vacant for about 15 years.

    However, before accepting the donation, Council members voted Monday night to move ahead with an environmental study first.

    According to City Attorney John Bertram, Flav-O-Rich officials say there is some asbestos in the building.

  • Cub Scouts' Pinewood Derby

    Cub Scout Pack 777 hosted its annual Pinewood Derby on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Race winners are pictured.


  • Lee's Famous Recipe donates to Campbellsville High School Band

    Lee's Famous Recipe's David Newton presents a check to Zach Shelton, Campbellsville High School band director, as a result of fundraising efforts on Nov. 17. Lee's donated more than $1,700.

  • Wright-Durrett

    Stella Curry Wright and Steve Durrett exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 27 in a private ceremony attended by their children.

    The ceremony took place at Oak Forest Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Gabe, with the pastor, Bro. Robert Knight officiating.

    The bride's parents are Stella T. Curry and the late Lawrence Jenkins Curry. She is employed at the Lake Cumberland District Health Department in Green County.

    The groom's parents are the late Rev. Ancil and Wilma Durrett. He is employed at the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Campbellsville.

  • World Day of Prayer organizational meeting is Sunday

    An organizational meeting for the local World Day of Prayer observance will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

    Those interested in participating in this ecumenical prayer service are invited to attend.

    World Day of Prayer will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6 at OLPH Catholic Church.

    For more information, call 465-3966.

  • Property transfers for Jan. 22

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Danny and Mary Elizabeth Woodcox of Elk Horn Road in Campbellsville to Eli and Ruby Schwartz of Spurlington Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land in Taylor County, 199.6 acres, and a tract of land on the south side of Spurlington-Mannsville Road, 2.1 acres, $400,000.

  • Hospitalist program welcomes Polyhronopoulos

    Taylor Regional Hospital welcomed Dr. Spiro Polyhronopoulos, a family medicine specialist in the hospitalist program.

    Polyhronopoulos received his medical degree from the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in Alberta, Canada. He completed his internship at the Royal Columbian Hospital and residency at the University of British Columbia. Polyhronopoulos is certified with the Canadian College of Family Physicians and has most recently worked as an emergency room physician at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon and Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Get snowed in with a good book!

    Taylor County Public Library staff had a busy day on Monday serving patrons who were preparing to be snowed in.

  • Birth Announcements

    Johnny and Deanna Smith of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Colton Charles, at 3:02 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Charlie and Peggy Cox and John and Paula Smith, all of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Mattie Smothers of Campbellsville and the late Paul Smothers, Buddy and Mary Jo Gribbins, James and Lola Cox and John and Sue Smith.

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  • 'and it was THIS big!'

    Ed Bright can't work without his music. Today, it's George Jones.

    Bright, 67, makes fishing rods and says he has sold them to at least one person in all of the United States and three other countries.

    Born and raised in Yuma, Bright's interest in fishing was sparked at a young age and is something he says he has passed on to his children and grandchildren.

    Bright began making fishing rods after his broke while vacationing in Florida a little more than 25 years ago.