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  • Four injured in crash Tuesday

    Four people were injured and one remains hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of KY 55 and South Columbia Avenue.
    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at about 6:12 p.m., David J. Mouser of Campbellsville was driving a 1995 Plymouth passenger car south on KY 55.
    While attempting to make a left turn onto South Columbia Avenue, he turned into the path of a 1990 Mercury Topaz driven by Naomi C. Cave of Columbia.

  • 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:
    - 5K run — Spencer Cottrell.

  • KSP reminds motorists of Urban Limited plate use

    With a growing number of complaints being received, the Kentucky State Police reminds residents about the proper use of Urban Limited plates.
    The Urban Limited registration plate is a unique, limited license plate available at any county clerk’s office. It is available at a reduced fee to motorists who carry/deliver property within or around a particular city. It is used on commercial vehicles such as vans and trucks of different sizes. The plates are available with weights of 22,000 to 80,000 pounds.

  • Searching for gold

    THR & Associates was set up at Holiday Inn Express last week.

  • Chick-fil-A Express coming to CU

    Chick-fil-A Express will open on the Campbellsville University campus late this summer.
    The chicken chain will be located in the Davenport Student Commons building. Pioneer Catering will operate the restaurant. Chick-fil-A Public Relations Coordinator Bernard Hendrix said the restaurant will be 2,500 to 2,800 square feet and seat about 100 people.
    According to Otto Tennant, CU’s vice president for finance & administration, Chick-fil-A Express offers all of the chain’s chicken products, but doesn’t offer breakfast or ice cream.

  • Kentucky author to speak in Campbellsville

    Dr. Bill Hopkins, a Kentucky author, will speak on his book “Z: The Ultimate Resolution Starts Now” during two stops in Campbellsville.
    Hopkins will stop at Taylor County Public Library on Tuesday, Aug. 9 for a book signing from 3 to 6 p.m. and will then speak about his book at 6 p.m.
    He will stop at Elk Horn Baptist Church on Friday, Aug. 12 for a meet and greet from 4 to 6 p.m. and a presentation/discussion on his book from 6 to 9 p.m.
    Hopkins will discuss how he lost 52 pounds in eight weeks.

  • BBB warns of KFC scam

    Better Business Bureau of Louisville, Southern Indiana and Western Kentucky is warning consumers to not fall for a scam that involves Kentucky Fried Chicken.
    BBB received a complaint from a consumer who stated she was contacted by the company with an e-mail stating that if she completed a survey she would get a $100 gift card from KFC.
    This e-mail did not come from Louisville YUM! Brand’s KFC!

  • Goodwill job placements surpass 2010 figure

    Goodwill Industries of Kentucky has placed 2,052 people in jobs in the first nine months of fiscal year 2011, surpassing the total number of placements the organization achieved in 2010.
    The job creation, training and placement agency for Kentuckians with disabilities or other barriers to employment also paid out more than $12 million in mission-related wages from September 2010 through June 2011, slightly up from 2010.
    Goodwill operates 59 donation and retail centers in 39 counties, including the Campbellsville location in Taylor County.

  • Freshman Focus

     

    Taylor County High School freshmen cheer at last week's pep rally during Freshman Focus at TCHS. The event is a transition camp for incoming freshmen. Front, from left, are Jordan Moran, Mary Gray, Cindy Gilpin and Brooke Gilpin. Back: Morgan Anderson, Kate Gosser, Savannah Nolley and Chance Hovious.

  • CU music professor to perform with Stephen Foster production

     

    Phil Carlisle

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. David Hedrick, assistant professor of music at Campbellsville University, is involved with the production of "The Stephen Foster Story" in Bardstown for his 39th year at My Old Kentucky Home State Park.

    "The Stephen Foster Story" is celebrating 53 years with "breathtaking costumes, lively dance and the timeless music of America's first great composer," according to the website stephenfoster.com.