Today's News

  • Feed the Hungry Challenge

    The 2008 Feed the Hungry Challenge, sponsored by Taylor County Chiropractic, recently announced that radio station 99.9 WVLC "The Big Dawg" was the overall winner. WVLC, which donated 217 pounds of food, will be having a catered lunch courtesy of Taylor County Chiropractic. Twenty-four businesses participated in the food drive collecting more than 2,000 pounds of food for the Taylor County Ministerial Food Pantry.

  • Group helps those with mental illness

    Missy Richard spends her days helping people learn to live with mental illness, while at the same time battling her own.

    Richard, who lives and works in Columbia, is a peer specialist at Adanta. Her job is to offer individual and group support to those who come to Adanta for help.

    "Most of the time they just need someone to listen to them," she said. "That helps a whole lot."

    And Richard would know. She was once one of those who came to Adanta to receive help for her bipolar disorder.

  • Good luck, Taylor County Junior Miss

    Taylor County Junior Miss Auburn Wigginton will leave Sunday for Lexington to participate in the state Junior Miss Program.

    We know she will represent Taylor County well, just as all of our local participants have in the past - whether they won or not.

    Those who wish to send cards or flowers may do so by mailing them to: Auburn Wigginton, c/o Robin and Tim Blair, 525 Crewe Court, Lexington, Ky. 40503.

    Good luck at state, Auburn. We'll be cheering for you.

  • TRH to host smoking cessation classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital has scheduled a Cooper/Clayton Stop Smoking Cessation Class. 

    This 12-week class meets once per week and will be on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The class began Tuesday, Jan. 6 and will continue through Tuesday, March 24. 

    The Cooper/Clayton Method to stop smoking was developed at a major university and has proven to work in research studies and has continued to work for more than 20 years. It has worked for thousands of smokers and may work for you.

  • What happens in Frankfort doesn't necessarily stay in Frankfort

    None of us likes to run short on money. It means cutting back on expenses, getting a second job or even doing without. And with the state of today's economy, even our governmental agencies are running short.

    As the Kentucky General Assembly goes into session this week, the state of the economy will be a major focus. Legislators will be charged with finding ways to do more with less.

    And there's really only two definitive ways to do that - raise taxes or cut services.

  • Polston Family in concert Sunday

    The Garry Polston Family will be in concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11 at Hogards Chapel United Methodist Church. The church is located at 5391 Greensburg Road. The community is invited to attend. For more information, call Pastor Steve Latham at 465-4353.

  • Battlefield Association to have public meeting

    The Tebbs Bend Battlefield Association will have a public meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at the Taylor County Extension Office from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    The meeting is required as a result of an American Battlefield Protection Program grant the group received to help prepare a preservation plan for Tebbs Bend Battlefield.

    At the meeting, Taylor County residents will be encouraged to share their vision of the battlefield over the next 50 to 100 years.

  • Property transfers for Jan. 8

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

    Haydon Oil Co. of Springfield aka Haydon Oil Co. of Bardstown Road in Springfield to Huddleston & Son LLC of Mile Lane in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the east side of Lebanon Avenue, $100,000.

  • BPW honors locals for community roles

    Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club observed National Business and Professional Women's Club Week in October.

    The local club hosted an awards banquet honoring several local people.

    Cheryl Williams received the Rita Goldstein Award; Dr. Frank Cheatham was named Man of the Year; Pat Webster received the Citizen of the Year Award; Connie Phillips was named Woman of Achievement; and Diane Woods-Ayers received the Woman of the Year Award.

  • Public record for Jan. 8


    Adrian S. Cook, 32, of Hatcher Road in Campbellsville, speeding, $181, prepayable.

    Kaylyn R. Boone, no age given, of Stiles Road in New Haven, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepayable.

    H.J. Banna, 69, of Jamestown Drive in Henderson, speeding, $173, prepayable.

    Michael Lee Benedict, 27, of West Saloma Road in Campbellsville, speeding, $153, state traffic school; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, no/expired registration plates, dismissed.