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  • Resident charged with second DUI

    A Campbellsville woman has been charged with her second DUI offense after police say they saw her disregard a stop sign.
    Mary K. Steward, 51, of 419 N. Jackson St., was arrested Sunday, Feb. 5, at 9:36 p.m.
    According to Steward’s arrest citation, Campbellsville Police officer Charles Houk wrote that he followed her after she failed to stop at an intersection.
    Court records state that Steward’s vehicle was swerving from side to side and then failed to stop at another stop sign.

  • Elk Horn woman injured in two-vehicle crash

    An Elk Horn woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday on KY 210, near the entrance of Peddler’s Mall.
    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at 3:34 p.m. Gregory Coffey, 47, of Russell Springs, was driving a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria east on KY 210 when his vehicle was struck in the driver’s side by a 2001 Chevy Impala, driven by Rhonda Carroll, 34, of Elk Horn.
    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel transported Carroll to Taylor Regional Hospital. She was treated and released.

  • Taylor County native presents at capitol

     

    Elizabeth Spalding of Finley was among 26 Eastern Kentucky University students who presented research at the annual Posters-at-the-Capitol event in Frankfort.

    The statewide event is designed to celebrate the research, scholarly and creative accomplishments of undergraduates at Kentucky's public universities and provide legislators with an opportunity to better understand the importance of faculty-mentored undergraduate scholarship. Poster presentations were sought from undergraduates in all disciplinary areas.

  • CU bi-term classes begin March 12

    Tori Banks

    Campbellsville University

    In an attempt to meet the needs of everyone, Campbellsville University offers a wide variety of class options to students. The next offering begins March 12 and ends May 5.

    Bi-term classes are eight-week classes and range from online to the traditional classroom setting.

  • Reasons why America still needs libraries

     

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    February is Library Lovers Month. Here are some interesting facts about public libraries that you might not know.

    ♦ Did you know that the Library of Congress is the largest library in the world? It houses 23,994,965 books. Harvard University's libraries come in second, holding 13,617,133 books.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Students of the Week.

    They are, front, from left, Hassan Alabusalim, Carlos Osinger, Alexus Whitehouse and Destiny Agee.

    Middle, Konner Forbis, Ronin Smith, Riley Rainwater, Ta'Monta Stallworth and CheyAnn Edwards.

    Back, Diarra Thompson, Victoria Garcia, David Silva, Peyton Dabney, Anna Clara Moura and Jade Tungate.

  • CHS students visit observatory

     

    Campbellsville High School students participating in the Kentucky Scholars Program visited the MacAdam Student Observatory at the University of Kentucky on Feb. 8.

    Students from CHS have been visiting MacAdam Student Observatory since its inaugural opening in 2007.

    Those who attended were Tyler Carson, Nicholas Lamer, Jesse Reynolds, Robyn Clark, Chance Cox, Jon Baker, Nikkita Wilson, Christen Johnson, Kelsey Feltner, CHS Guidance Counselor Elisha Rhodes and Instructional Supervisor Kent Settle.

  • KCA students have food pantry drive

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy students collected food for the Taylor County Food Pantry.

    Second-grade students collected money, which was matched by Heartland Campground. Wise Dentistry for Kids matched the third graders' collection.

    Students used $440 and purchased food items for the pantry.

    Pictured are second- and third-grade students delivering the food to the food pantry on Jan. 26.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 7.

    They are Mikayla Warren, Emma Maynard, Landon Pike, Taylor Noel and Alex Price.

  • TCHS FCA hosts 'Fifth Quarter'

     

    Taylor County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted "Fifth Quarter" on Friday, Feb. 3, after the homecoming basketball doubleheader against Marion County on Feb. 3.

    Whitney Ballinger was the guest speaker for the evening, and pizza was provided by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition.

    Fifteen teams participated in a double-elimination three-on-three basketball tournament.