Today's News

  • Honoring Those Who Served

    Heads swiveled as they raised their hands high. Others clapped their hands together in appreciation.

    Veterans of America's wars were recognized and honored Sunday at Taylor County's annual Veterans Day ceremony. Some wore their uniforms and medals; others wore jeans.

    But all had one thing in common - service to their country.

    Nearly 100 people attended Sunday's event, with local dignitaries and politicians speaking before the crowd. Patty Waters sang, "God Bless the USA," and Lonnie Malone played the bugle.

  • Church plans community dinner

    Thanksgiving is about being thankful - and giving. And one local church spends the Thanksgiving holiday doing both.

    For many years now, Bethel First Presbyterian Church has hosted a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for the community. And many volunteers from all over the community come together to help.

    The dinner is free. It is for those in need, for those who are alone, or for those who would just like to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with others.

    The traditional meal will be served in the church's fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving day.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Kevin S. and Karen Grimes fka Karen A. Anderson of Crescent Hill Drive in Campbellsville to William and Kimberly Farmer of Kerr Street in Campbellsville, Lot 45 of the Lynn Acres Subdivision, $71,000.

    Alicia Scott of Colony Court in Campbellsville to Joey and Nicole Bell of Hindman Street in Columbia, a tract of land on the northwest side of Colony Court, 0.29 acre, $73,500.

  • Christmas parade is Dec. 1

    The annual Campbellsville Christmas parade will be Saturday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m.

    All church groups and other organizations are encouraged to participate.

    For more information, contact Jon Hawkins at 403-7078 or 789-9133.

  • Somerset ends Cards' season 58-7

    Somerset ended Taylor County High School's football season Friday night 58-7 in the first round of the play-offs.

    The Briar Jumpers (8-3), who defeated the Cardinals 55-22 in regular-season play, took advantage of good field position resulting from strong special teams' play and Cardinal turnovers.

    The Cardinals were guilty of six turnovers and never recovered from a 21-point Briar Jumper first quarter.

  • Lebanon teams take CKMSAC titles

    Lebanon defeated Taylor County and Hart County in the championship games of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference Tournaments on Thursday.

    Taylor County dropped the seventh-grade title tilt 37-19 as Mercedes Cox scored 10 and Lauren Moss added 7. Haley Franklin and Shelby County scored a point apiece for the Lady Cardinals.

    Makayla Epps had 20 and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers 13 for Lebanon.

    Lebanon took the eighth-grade finals 59-38 over Hart County.

  • Eagles use McCubbin punt return TD, stingy 'D' to oust Lynn Camp

    Campbellsville High School made its second trip of the season to Lynn Camp more enjoyable than the first as the Eagles scored late to upend the Wildcats 12-7 on Friday night.

    "We expected it to be a war," CHS head coach Herb Wiseman admitted. "But, we also knew they had to be looking at us as a 47-14 team (the score of the Eagles' loss in September on the same field.)

    After a scoreless first quarter, Campbellsville struck first when Shumari Bridgewater sprinted in from 15 yards out with 11:45 left in the half.

  • CU Jazz Ensemble kicks off annual tour

    The Campbellsville University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jennifer Tinnell, will kick off its annual fall tour today with performances scheduled at numerous high schools across the state.

    The jazz ensemble will visit Glasgow High School and Allen County-Scottsville High School today; Ohio County High School in Hartford and Daviess County High School in Owensboro tomorrow; Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown and Hart County High School in Munfordville on Wednesday; and North Hardin High School in Radcliff on Thursday.

  • On The Record

    Small Claims Filed

    07-S-111, filed 10/3/07; Alex Montgomery Inc. of Meader Street in Campbellsville v. Gary Paris of Pembroke Way in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,500 and court costs.

    07-S-117, filed 10/5/07; Heather Dawn Petty of Blue Hole Road in Campbellsville v. Carrie J. Despain of Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for damages, rent and rental fees, $1,256.50 and court costs.

  • Allen attends Beta convention

    Lance Allen attended the 66th annual Kentucky Beta Club Convention in Louisville with his club on Nov. 1-2.

    Allen won first place in the English academic contest. He competed against schools from across the state.

    A student at Green County High School, his sponsors are Nora Neagle and JeNie Altman. Allen now has the opportunity to compete at the national level in Myrtle Beach, S.C. in June.

    He is the son of Jon and Marcia Allen. His grandparents are Lawrence and Linda Roots and Ronnie and Brenda Allen.