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  • Golf course added to lodge RFP

    An amendment including a golf course has been added to the Green River Lake lodge project request for proposals.

    A request for proposals - or RFP - is a series of advertisements seeking bids on a project from developers.

    The amendment, which was added on Nov. 20, calls for an 18-hole, par 72 golf course. The course will include a driving range, putting green, a sand bunker practice area/chipping green and a pro shop.

    When originally posted on Nov. 12, the RFP did not include a golf course.

  • Man charged with killing mother has hearing today

    The Campbellsville man charged last month with murdering his mother has pleaded not guilty to the crimes and is expected to appear at a hearing today.

    Brandon Scott Jones, 20, of 304 Summit Drive was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 28 by Louisville Metro Police.

    According to Jones' arrest citation, Louisville Metro police officers were dispatched to 1701 Belmar Ave. in Louisville at 6:06 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 and found Jones' mother, Sharon R. Jones, 50, dead.

  • Studying for the Future

    She may have had a lifelong interest in the field, but Kassy Goodwin says it was her horse that got her a job at Green River Veterinary.

    Veterinarian Amanda Rowland made a house call earlier this year to the Goodwin farm to check on Goodwin's horse, Sita. When she discovered that Goodwin was interested in becoming a veterinarian, Rowland invited her to stop by her office to earn some real-life experience in the field.

  • Reading to Children

    Campbellsville University football players swapped the pigskin for children's books on Tuesday night. The Taylor County Public Library hosted a tailgate party for local children with reading, games and snacks.

  • Sharing a passion for art

    A hallway becomes a fencepost. A window transforms into a rose garden. Countless plastic bags become a tote bag.

    Norma Hasch, 72, spends her time making the ordinary extraordinary.

    Hasch, originally from Louisville, moved to Campbellsville many years ago, after retiring from a car dealership.

    After her retirement, she had more time for her hobbies - painting and crafting.

    "Painting is my best thing. I love to paint," she said, "and doing crafty stuff."

  • Woman charged with forging prescription

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with attempting to fill a forged prescription.

    Delma "Dee Dee" Marie Ward, 34, of 725 S. Columbia Ave. was arrested at 6:40 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7.

    According to Ward's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police received a call from Kroger Pharmacy in Green River Plaza reporting that someone was attempting to fill a forged prescription for Darvocet.

  • Woman accused of stealing another's credit card

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with stealing another person's credit card.

    Sherry L. Cox, 34, of 705 Buckner St. was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 12.

    According to Cox's arrest warrant, she is accused of stealing another person's credit card and using it to make purchases.

    Cox was charged with more than $100 in fraudulent use of a credit card within six months and theft or receipt of a stolen credit or debit card.

    Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000. Cox is scheduled to appear in Taylor District Court today.

  • TOUR SEKY 8th annual caucus to take place in Somerset

    The 8th annual TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky Caucus will take place today at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

    This year's theme is "Don't Let Tourism Puzzle You." Highlights of the day include keynote speaker Congressman Hal Rogers and his outlook for tourism in 2009. During the "Puzzling Lunch," the Achievement Professionalism Excellence Xtraordinary award for tourism excellence will be awarded along with the "Shining STAR" Customer Service Trainer of the Year and "The Hal Rogers Governmental Tourism Impact Award."

  • Fire Department gets grant for new truck

    Campbellsville Fire Department has received a $731,975 grant for a new fire truck.

    The grant, part of the federal 2008 Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, is among $2.5 million awarded to fire departments across the state.

    Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson said the grant will be used to pay for a custom-built aerial platform truck and equipment.

  • Red kettle drive begins

    It seems one can't have Christmas without bells. "Jingle Bells" is a favorite of Christmas carolers, while children lay awake at night listening for the sound of Santa's sleigh bells.

    But for the past century, another type of bell has heralded the start of the Christmas - Salvation Army bells.

    "It's our only fundraiser of the year," said Kathleen Fletcher, welfare secretary for the local program.