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  • CMS students win awards

     

    Campbellsville Middle School recently announced award winning students. Pictured are perfect attendance award winners.

  • A Break in the Rain

    Thanks to a break in the rain, the sun reared its head in Campbellsville on Thursday and several local children took advantage of the time to play at Miller Park.

  • July Fourth events continue through Monday

    Food, fun and fireworks. Anyone who has been to Taylor County's Fourth of July Celebration knows to expect just that.

    It is estimated that as many as 40,000 people will attend this year's annual celebration, which got under way on Saturday.

    Preparation for this year's celebration began last August with meetings to discuss sponsorships and logistics.

    Jon Hawkins is the chairman of this year's celebration. Terry Lile has served as vice chairman and will be chair next year.

  • Popular youth pastor leaving to serve in New Orleans

     More than five years ago, Dave Collie stepped up to fill in as youth pastor while his church searched for a permanent one.

    However, he ended up "filling in" at Campbellsville Baptist for the next five and a half years.

    "Youth pastors normally stay at one church for about 18 months," Collie said.

  • Skin cancer changes woman's outlook on life

    It wasn't the news she wanted to hear.

    It was Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, and Missy Chelf was sitting in a doctor's office awaiting the biopsy results of a mole on her leg.

    "As soon as [Nurse Practitioner Tammy Lamb] walked in, she said she had bad news," Chelf wrote in a journal she kept detailing her ordeal with skin cancer. "It was melanoma."

    Chelf, 42, was devastated.

  • Woman dies in crash, driver charged with her murder

    She was someone who loved animals, the outdoors and smiling. That's how friends and family members say they will remember Bethany Mann.

    Mann, 30, died Wednesday at 8:38 p.m. after she was ejected from a vehicle during a crash. The driver of the car, William Mayes, 29, has been charged with murder, as he was driving under the influence of alcohol.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Mayes was driving a 1993 Ford Escort east on Spurlington Road. He lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road and struck a tree.

  • CU hosts 43 different camp groups over the summer

     

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will host 43 different camps and 5,000 campers for church groups, sports teams, children's camps and freshman orientation this summer.

    One group, the CentriKid Training Week Program, has been using CU as its summer camp destination since 1990.

    "They've told me the reason they return is because of the excellent customer service," said Rusty Watkins, director of summer camps and conferences.

  • CMS students win awards

     

    Campbellsville Middle School recently announced award winning students. Pictured are Duke University Talent Identification winners.

  • CMS students win awards

     

    Campbellsville Middle School recently announced award winning students. Pictured are Duke University Talent Identification winners.

  • CMS students win awards

     

    Campbellsville Middle School recently announced award winning students. Pictured are middle school academic team award winners.