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  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

  • Local named to SCC spring dean's list

    Several students were named to Somerset Community College dean's list for the spring 2012 semester, including a Taylor County native.

    SCC's enrollment is more than 10,000 students with a total of 663 students making the spring dean's list.

    Morgan Taylor of Elk Horn was one of the students named to the list.

    To be a member of the dean's list, a student must maintain a 3.5 GPA and be a full-time student at Somerset Community College. A full-time student must take 12 credit hours during a semester, excluding developmental classes.

  • TCES participating in Labels for Education

    Taylor County Elementary School is participating in Campbell's Labels for Education Program.

    School officials ask that residents save labels over the summer and send them to the school. Collection boxes are located in the front lobby.

    The school also participates in the Tyson A+ program and Home Team Fast Fixins. Officials ask that residents save those labels also.

    For more information, email Shelly Young at michelle.young@taylor.kyschools.us.

  • July Fourth winners announced

     

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration committee recently announced the winners of this year's July Fourth competitions.

    The winners are:

  • Police offer summer safety tips

    Campbellsville Police Department says there are dangers to children in and around cars that residents should know.

    One of those dangers is hyperthermia, or heat stroke, from being left unattended in a parked vehicle, according to a news release.

    "Never leave children alone in the car - not even at the convenience store with the engine running. Vehicles heat up quickly - even with a window rolled down two inches, if the outside temperature is in the low 80s, the temperature inside the vehicle can reach deadly levels in only 10 minutes."

  • New doctor joins Family Allergy and Asthma

     

    Dr. Joseph C. Turbyville has joined Family Allergy and Asthma after serving 15 years in the U.S. Army.

    Turbyville's Army career included tours to Iraq and Afghanistan, and he continues to serve with the Kentucky National Guard. He is board certified in pediatrics and allergy/immunology.

    Turbyville joins Family Allergy and Asthma from his most recent position as chief of allergy, immunology and immunizations at Fort Knox.

    Turbyville has begun seeing patients at the Campbellsville office, located at 111 Wildflower Drive.

  • Benningfield promoted to senior manager

     

    Campbellsville native Cara L. Benningfield, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager at BKD CPAs & Advisors in Bowling Green.

    Benningfield helps with leveraged employee stock ownership plans for closely held middle-market companies. Her experience with ESOPs includes transaction structuring, providing financing assistance, tax planning and coordinating transaction closings.

    Benningfield is the daughter of Lora and Steve Crawley of Campbellsville. Her grandmothers are Alta Crawley and Eudinia Fox, both of Campbellsville.

  • Pets, farm animals need protection from extreme heat

     

    These may be the dog days of summer, but they are anything but good days for dogs and other animals.

    Temperatures have soared to more than 100 degrees in recent days, and while people have had to deal with the extreme heat, it has also presented a challenge for four-legged creatures to keep cool and stay safe.

    A local veterinarian says it’s important to be prepared to care for pets in the summer heat.

  • Wise wants murder trial moved

    The Campbellsville woman accused of killing her husband with an overdose of liquid morphine has asked that her murder trial be moved to out of Taylor County because of pre-trial publicity.

    If her request isn’t approved, the woman says she believes her right to a fair trial will be jeopardized.

    Kathleen Wise, 61, of 4203 Bengal Road, was indicted in July 2011 by a Taylor County grand jury and charged with the first-degree murder of her husband, Joseph. If convicted, she faces as much as life in prison.