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  • CU biology professor receives tenure, promotion

     

    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Brenda Tungate, assistant professor of biology at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of biology and has also received tenure at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Tungate has served at Campbellsville University since 2005. She teaches human anatomy and physiology, medical microbiology, immunology, biology, biochemistry and botany.

  • CU social work professor receives tenure

     

    Christina Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Helen Mudd, associate professor of social work at Campbellsville University, has been granted tenure, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • CU professor promoted to associate professor of music

     

    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Reese Land, assistant professor of music/trumpet at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of music, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Land has served at CU since 2007.

  • TCMS students attend summer camps

     

    Students at Taylor County Middle School had four opportunities to attend summer learning camps.

    The first week, Bod Squad, taught students about how their bodies function. Students participated in many activities, including dissecting a sheep's eye, investigating the parts of their tongues that have different taste sensors and learning how the intestines absorb nutrition.

  • The 'Grand'-est dogs!

    The Grandview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center hosted a dog show Friday. Click on the headline to go to the story and then click the photo for a slideshow.

    There were 13 participants and prizes were awarded. Winners were:

    Cutest: Gizzy, a 7-year-old Shih-tzu.

    Most unique: Roxie, an 8-year-old boxer.

    Most photogenic: Ginger, a 4-year-old Brittany spaniel.

    Best personality: Lola, a 4-year-old hairless Chinese crested.

  • Last of defendants in meth lab case sentenced to five years in prison

    The last of four people accused of operating a meth lab in a Hamilton Street home has been sentenced to five years in prison.

    A Taylor County grand jury indicted the four on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of drug supplies last September. Charged were:

    ♦ William T. Wethington, 24, of 699 Soule Chapel Road in Campbellsville.

    ♦ Carisa J. Bradshaw, 34, of 933 Hamilton St. in Campbellsville.

    ♦ Deena N. Collings, 26, of 705 S. Central Ave., Apt. 3, in Campbellsville.

  • Resident accused of stealing ground wire

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with stealing about 200 feet of ground wire from a power substation.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a complaint last Tuesday that wire had been stolen from the east Campbellsville power substation on Water Tower Bypass that is owned by East Kentucky Power Co.

    The report states that an investigation revealed that the wire had been sold at a local recycling business by Jonathan M. Thomas, 29, of Anna Court, Apt. 76.

  • Bardstown man charged with third DUI

    A Bardstown man has been arrested and charged with his third DUI offense.

    Michael S. Wilson, 34, of 112 Scenic Drive was arrested at 6:56 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13.

    According to Wilson's arrest citation, Kentucky State Police stopped him for traveling 74 mph in a 55 mph zone. Court records state that he didn't have a driver's license and smelled of alcohol.

  • Animal shelter construction halts

    The Taylor County Animal Shelter will get a new building this year, just not where it was originally planned.

    The shelter received a $150,000 Department of Agriculture grant last year for a new building on land near the current shelter. The land was donated to the county by the city of Campbellsville. However, it was announced at last week's Taylor Fiscal Court meeting that the building would not be constructed on that land.

  • Defendant appeals jury's decision

    A Bradfordsville man is appealing the five-year prison sentence jurors recommended after they found him guilty of sexually abusing a young girl.

    However, the judge in the case hasn't yet filed the court records formally sentencing him.

    James R. Bagby, 44, of 623 Lucian Sallee Road was indicted in December 2009 on a charge of first-degree rape stemming from an incident in November 2007. Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Tom Finck investigated.