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Today's News

  • Locals named to ECTC president's, dean's lists

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the dean's and president's honor list for the spring 2014 semester, and several Taylor County residents are included.

    The president's list is awarded to full-time and part-time students.

    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the full-time student president's honor list.

  • Locals named to EKU president's, dean's list

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that several Campbellsville residents were named to the president's and dean's honors lists for the spring semester.

    In all, 1,177 students earned president's list honors for the Spring 2014 semester.

    Students from Campbellsville who are included in that list are Mackenzie Despain, a junior pre-homeland security major, Laura Kathryn Hieneman, a senior English teaching major, and Maridith Willett of Campbellsville, a senior occupational science major.

  • Retired teachers honored

    Local teachers who retired at the end of the 2013-2014 school year were honored with a luncheon on June 17. Taylor County Retired Teachers' Association hosted the luncheon.

    Teachers were recognized for their years of dedication to providing a quality education to the students in the Campbellsville and Taylor County school systems.

  • 'Fiddler on the Roof' performed July 3-6

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University and Town Hall Productions will present "Fiddler on the Roof" on July 3-6 at Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni building on Campbellsville University's campus.

    The show will be presented Thursday, July 3, at 7 p.m., Friday, July 4, at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 5, at 2:30 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 6, at 2:30 p.m.

  • Celebrating our freedom

     

    John "Bam" Carney

    State Representative

    We are only a day away from marking the 238th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence, when a young nation stood up against the oppression of the British monarchy and sought to create a country "for the people, and by the people."

  • In need of a hug?

     

    She sits among several of her fellow residents at the long-term care facility I visit, ensconced in her wheel chair, sometimes napping, sometimes staring.

    I suppose I've walked past her dozens of times, greeting her with a casual "Hello," or "How are you?" I can't say I've taken the time to wait for a response. I've felt her tired eyes following me as I've quickly disappeared around the corner and down the hallway.

    But this day, she stopped me cold in my tracks.

  • Man to spend 15 years in prison for rape, sodomy and sex abuse

     

    A Campbellsville man, already a convicted sex offender, will spend 15 years in prison for rape, sodomy, assault and sexual abuse.

    David L. Taylor, 53, of 408 Walling St., was indicted three times by a Taylor County grand jury last year.

  • Al-Anon meetings offered for those affected by drinking

    Three Al-Anon meetings are offered in Taylor County for friends or family members affected by someone's drinking.

    Meetings are on Mondays at noon and Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church and on Fridays at 8 p.m. at The Haven Club.

    The following is taken from the "One Day at a Time" daily reading material given to Al-Anon members.

  • Frogge, Houk earn second-team all-region honors

     

  • National Guard accepting applications for youth program

    The Kentucky National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program is accepting applications for fall classes, which begin on July 13.

    Jointly funded between the federal government and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and sponsored by the Kentucky National Guard, Youth ChalleNGe is designed to help youth ages 16 to 18 get a jump-start on life.

    The 22-week curriculum covers extensive academic studies geared toward completing a high school diploma as well as physical fitness, leadership and community awareness projects. The program has been around for nearly 20 years.