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  • CU to host College Goal Sunday for high school students

    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    College Goal Sunday is an opportunity for high school students and their families to come and file the free application for Federal Student Aid on the Campbellsville University campus.

    It is an annual event that provides free, professional help completing the financial aid application. College Goal Sunday will be Sunday, Jan. 29, at 2 p.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center.

  • School menus for Jan. 30-Feb. 3

    Campbellsville Independent

    Jan. 30-Feb. 3

    Monday - Sausage pancakes, scrambled eggs, fruit salad, biscuits, jelly and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Soft chicken taco, lettuce, cheese, refried beans, pears and milk with choice of corn dog.

    Wednesday - No menu provided.

    Thursday - No menu provided.

    Friday - No menu provided.

    Taylor County

    Jan. 30-Feb. 3

  • Classes help smokers kick the habit

    Those looking to put down cigarettes for good have a place to go for help.

    Taylor Regional Hospital is offering Cooper Clayton smoking cessation classes to help residents quit.

    Though the classes began Jan. 9, those who want to quit can still join.

    The classes are every Monday from noon to 1 p.m., through March 26, at the TRH Learning & Resource Center.

  • Local man arrested on theft charges

     

    A Campbellsville man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly stole someone's medication.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, police responded to a complaint of a theft of medication at Kroger on East Broadway.

    Following an investigation, Adam Edwards, 23, was arrested and charged with theft of a controlled substance. He was lodged at the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Campbellsville Police officer Travis Begley investigated.

  • Taylor County Bank employees receive service awards

     

    Taylor County Bank employees recently received service awards.

    They are, from left, front, Deborah Smith, 35 years; Henry Lee, 30 years; and Tena Weatherford, 35 years. Back, Misha Buck, five years; Heather Kelly, 10 years; Phyllis Miller, 15 years; Shelia Price, 15 years; and Jane Blevins, 20 years.

  • Ag water quality act aims to protect resources

    Legislators passed the Agriculture Water Quality Act in 1994. It states that landowners with 10 or more acres in agricultural production must develop a water quality plan. Those who farm 10 or more acres in Kentucky or plan to harvest trees on 10 or more acres are required by Kentucky law to implement an agriculture water quality plan.

  • Ag water quality act aims to protect resources

    Legislators passed the Agriculture Water Quality Act in 1994. It states that landowners with 10 or more acres in agricultural production must develop a water quality plan. Those who farm 10 or more acres in Kentucky or plan to harvest trees on 10 or more acres are required by Kentucky law to implement an agriculture water quality plan.

  • Yoder offering chiropractic services in Campbellsville

     

    Dr. Sam Yoder, D.C., of Yoder Chiropractic has joined the Campbellsville office of Dr. Ray Roberts, D.C., of National Health & Wellness.

    Yoder offers full body manipulation, chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue treatments and exercise therapies. He also treats acute soft-tissue injuries, sports injuries and work related pain patterns.

  • Sex abuse trial begins Tuesday, Jan. 24

    A Campbellsville man accused of sexually abusing a 3-year-old girl is expected to face a jury of his peers Tuesday, Jan. 24.

    Thomas E. Dowell, 51, of 803 S. Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville, was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury in October 2010 and charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a child younger than 12.

    According to the indictment, Dowell is accused of having sexual contact with the girl in late spring 2010.

  • New children's librarian hired

     

    There's a new face a Taylor County Public Library.

    Lisa Carnes is the new children's librarian, filling the position vacated by Beverly "Miss B" Davis. Davis retired in November after 12 years at the library.

    A Leitchfield native, Carnes has a background in education and has worked at the Grayson County Public Library.

    Carnes, who has a teaching degree and a master's degree in library sciences, worked at Grayson County's library for 10 years.