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Local News

  • National Bike to School Day is next Wednesday

    There could be a little extra traffic next Wednesday morning.
    Wednesday, May 9, is the first-ever National Bike to School Day.
    An offshoot of Walk to School Day, which is in October, the event takes place in conjunction with National Bike Month.
    Bike to School Day promotes physical activity, a cleaner environment and the importance of sidewalks in communities.
    Officials urge motorists to be on the lookout for children and their parents on bicycles.

  • Music Movie Madness

     

    Sounds from "Toy Story," "Forrest Gump," "Mission Impossible," "Jaws" and more filled the Taylor County High School gymnasium on Tuesday, May 1.

    Taylor County Schools' bands hosted a spring concert entitled "A Night at the Movies" and played popular songs from many well-known movies.

  • Campbellsville High students step out to prom

     

    Campbellsville High School students took “A Walk Through Wonderland” last Saturday. About 90 students attended this year’s prom, which kicked off with red carpet arrivals and photos at the high school. The actual prom took place at All Occasions.

  • Local seniors preparing for life after high school

     

  • Jewell named TCMS principal

    Taylor County Middle School may get a new principal this summer, but he is someone students and parents will immediately recognize.

    Tony Jewell moves from vice principal to principal on July 1.

    He was offered the job following an interview before the school’s site-based decision-making council Monday night.

    Superintendent Roger Cook made the announcement in an email Tuesday morning.

  • McConnell visits Campbellsville Apparel

    U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky visited Campbellsville Apparel on Monday morning. On March 12, following McConnell’s intervention, Federal Prison Industries announced it would no longer pursue the contract currently held by Campbellsville Apparel to make undershirts for the military.

  • Wise Beginnings opens

    Wise Beginnings Preschool and Daycare Learning Center is now open. Owned by Brandi Wise and Tammy Porter, the business is located at 659 West Main St. in Campbellsville. Wise, who is also director of the center, has a degree in early childhood education.

  • TRH names spring ambassador


    Jackie Meece has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for spring 2012. Sharon Cornett was also nominated.
    Meece was nominated by a team member. The following was written about her on her nomination form.
    “Can’t let another day pass without a public shout out to the wonderful nurses at Taylor Regional Hospital. There was one nurse in particular that went far above and beyond the call of duty the night that my dad passed.

  • Businessman, community leader Billy Mitchell dies

    James Roberts
    writer@cknj.com

    Always supportive. Always smiling. Always well dressed.
    That’s how friends are remembering Billy Mitchell, owner of Mitchell’s Men’s Wear and active community leader. Mitchell died last Friday. He was 86.
    “He’s just like a father and mentor to me,” said Billy Joe Douglas, of Mitchell’s Men’s Wear. “He was witty, outgoing, caring and always willing to help.”

  • CU hosts journalism conference

     

    Deborah Tiedemann

    Campbellsville University

    Ten-time, Emmy Award-winning journalist Hagit Limor shared a lesson with aspiring journalists, "There is no such thing as a vacation."