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Today's News

  • New CU staff members attend workshop

     

    Campbellsville University's new staff members recently attended a workshop.

    They are Lorri Hardy, secretary for football, baseball and human performance and part-time assistant cheerleading coach; Rebecca Lawless, graduate admissions counselor; Lesley Newton, assistant director of student activities; Julie Kessler, accounts payable manager; Carman Queen, data specialist, Office of Student Records; Angela Russell, custodian; Kay Bell, secretary, Center for International Education;

  • Early Days for 8-14

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 12, 2004

    Nora Hazel Wade will celebrate her 90th birthday on Aug. 25. A celebration will be hosted in her honor on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the home of her daughter, Marie Cox, at 172 Wise Road.

    Big Lots, the nation's largest closeout retailer, opened its Campbellsville store yesterday.

    Sherman "Pete" McCubbin, 74, of Meadow Hill Road in Campbellsville, died on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, in Campbellsville.

  • More Kentuckians now have health insurance

    Kentucky got some exciting news this week.

    Already a national leader in establishing its own health exchange under the Affordable Care Act, it now is one of the top states in the nation when it comes to cutting the number of its residents with no health insurance.

    Kentucky ranked second, just behind Arkansas, in showing the sharpest reductions in people without health coverage under the law also known as Obamacare, according to a survey by Gallup, the national polling firm.

  • Holmes a class act on PGA Tour

    I've heard it said that golf is a good walk spoiled.

    I have to say I don't agree, and although I'm not what you'd consider a good golfer, I enjoy playing from time to time.

    This past week, I spent six days on the course at Valhalla Golf Club covering the PGA Championship. I got to see the best golfers in the world, and I realized just how bad my game actually is when compared to someone who plays for a living, and to be honest, that was no surprise.

  • Curfew prohibits minors from staying out late

    Parents who let their children roam the city late at night are being warned that they are in violation of Campbellsville's curfew for minors ordinance.

    The ordinance, which has been in effect since 2000, sets a curfew for individuals younger than 18. Minors who aren't accompanied by a parent or guardian are prohibited from being in a public building or street between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday through Monday. On Friday and Saturday, the curfew is extended to 1 a.m.

  • Mother arrested, charged with leaving children alone

     

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with leaving her young children home alone.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a report from social services staff members on July 21 that a mother had left two small children home alone on July 16 at about 5:15 p.m.

  • Man arrested after threatening man with gun

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly threatened a man with a gun.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded on Monday at about 3 p.m. to a home on Osage Avenue to investigate the report of an intoxicated man with a gun.

    When officers arrived, according to the report, they came into contact with Kenny D. Webb, 48. Officers were able to see Webb, whom they saw had a handgun.

    The report states that Webb was seen knocking on the door of a home while shouting threats to the homeowner.

  • Two injured after vehicle overturns

     

  • No injuries reported in Friendship Pike crash

     

    No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of U.S. 68 and Friendship Pike on Saturday night.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded to the scene at about 10:45 p.m. Upon arrival, Officer Jacob Hedgespeth saw two vehicles blocking the roadway.

    The collision, according to the report, involved a silver Ford truck operated by Christian Goodin of Greensburg and a gold Chevrolet SUV driven by Steven Burgess of Horse Cave.

  • City Council discusses options for comprehensive plan

     More than 30 years after the last draft was written, the City of Campbellsville is seeking a new comprehensive plan.

    A committee charged with reviewing the city’s annexation requests reported to the Campbellsville City Council in May that a new plan would help simplify decisions about property annexation. They recommended that the plan, which sets the framework for the city’s physical and economic development, be completely overhauled.