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Today's News

  • Birth Announcements

    Bill and Sherri Cheser of Springfield announce the birth of a son, Brandon Matthew, at 3:32 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 9 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Donn and Ginette Rethlake of Bremen, Ind. and the late Barbara Ann Cheser.

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    David and Becky Graham of Bowling Green announce the birth of a son, William Edward, at 4:01 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long.

  • Deadline to apply for Youth Entrepreneurial Society is Friday

    Young people from Marion and neighboring counties have great ideas and the Central Kentucky Youth Entrepreneurial Society is seeking serious business- and civic-minded middle and high school age students for its inaugural class.

    YES is dedicated to finding and nurturing young people who want to start a business or civic organization now or in the future. Students will learn about entrepreneurial activities, how to find helpful information, deal with feasibility issues, networking, hear guest speakers and more.

  • Property transfers for Sept. 4

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Edward and Teresa Fightmaster of Blair Creek Way in Louisville to Alan L. and Marsha E. Herron of Russell Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the west side of Russell Road, 0.538 acre, $112,000.

    Johnnie and Marina Gabehart of Finley Ridge Road in Campbellsville to Roger and Sandra Cook of Granville Road in Russellville, tracts 14 and 15 of the Harold and Emma Lee Caulk Farm Division, $18,500.

  • Campbellsville man arrested on stolen property charges

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested in connection with the theft of equipment from the Taylor County Detention Center construction site as well as vehicles and other items.

    On Monday, Campbellsville Police arrested Preston Dean Pyles, 39, on five counts of receiving stolen property more than $300. More charges are pending.

    According to a press release, officers received a tip that a Caterpillar skid steer taken from the detention center construction site was on Pyles' Quisenberry Road property.

  • Holmes picked for U.S. Ryder Cup Team

    Captain Paul Azinger selected Steve Stricker, Hunter Mahan, J.B. Holmes and Chad Campbell on Tuesday to complete the 12-player roster for the 2008 United States Ryder Cup Team.

    The foursome, three of whom are making their Ryder Cup debuts, join eight players who had earned automatic berths Aug. 10, following the 90th PGA Championship.

    Azinger made his selections at The Radisson Martinique on Broadway in New York City, where The PGA of America was founded in 1916. He will guide the U.S. against Europe, Sept. 19-21, in the 37th Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville.

  • Medicine Centre

    Ed Baise, left, owner and pharmacist at the Medicine Centre Pharmacy, welcomes pharmacist Terry Coyle as a new staff member. The mission of the Medicine Centre is to provide comprehensive pharmacy care to the residents of Central Kentucky. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The store is located at 325 E. Broadway.

  • Thompson is new admissions counselor at CU

    Brandon Thompson of Columbia has been employed as out-of-state and international admissions counselor in the Campbellsville University's Office of Admissions.

    Thompson graduated from Lindsey Wilson College in 2004 with a bachelor of arts in Christian ministries, as well as an associate degree in social science.

    He is also a 2000 graduate of Cumberland County High School.

    From 2005 to 2008, Thompson served as an assistant department manager at Lowe's in Campbellsville.

  • Barger-Cox

    Wendy Michelle Barger, formerly of Mannsville, and Ryan Daniel Cox of Elk Horn will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 4.

    Barger is the daughter of Mel Jr. and Tammy Barger of New Albany, Ind. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Mike Rakes Sr. and Stella Barger, all of New Albany, and the late Melvin Barger Sr.

    She is a 2004 graduate of Murray State University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree. Barger earned her doctorate of physical therapy in 2006 from Bellarmine University. She is employed at Greenhills Health and Rehab in Nashville, Tenn.

  • TRH to offer first aid class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a first aid class on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville. The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

    This course will provide participants with a foundation in the techniques of first aid. Upon course completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate.

  • Student attends Democratic convention

    His political science textbooks came to life last week when he heard speeches by famous politicians, Kentucky lawmakers and a presidential hopeful.

    He was also the youngest person to serve as a Kentucky delegate at the Democratic National Convention.

    Micah Spicer, 19, is a sophomore working on degrees in political science and pastoral ministries at Campbellsville University.