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Today's News

  • This week's football games

    Both high school teams, Campbellsville and Taylor County, are at home on Friday night for their district openers while Campbellsville University hosts a non-conference tilt at Ron Finley Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

    Friday, Sept. 12

    7:30 - Somerset at Taylor County High School

    8:00 - Lynn Camp at Campbellsville High School

    Saturday, Sept. 13

    1:30 - Ohio Dominican at Campbellsville University

  • Court sets jail inmate fees

    Inmates at Taylor County's new detention center will have to pay $15 a day, among other fees.

    Jail fees and medical and food contracts were discussed at Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting.

    Jailer Rick Benningfield told magistrates that Taylor County currently pays Marion County $27 a day to house each of Taylor County's inmates. In return, he said, those inmates pay nothing.

    According to Kentucky Law, Benningfield said, inmates are supposed to reimburse counties for their incarceration costs and medical expenses.

  • PRIDE awards $5,165 to schools in Taylor County

    In Taylor County, 409 students will gain hands-on experience in good stewardship practices during the school year, thanks to $5,165 in PRIDE environmental eeducation grants.

    PRIDE recently announced that grants totaling $235,760 were awarded to 70 schools and nonprofit organizations across 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky.

    In Taylor County, there were two grant recipients.

  • Bengals, Cowboys, Saints and Titans triumph during opening weekend of youth football

    The Saints and Titans posted Saturday wins in Junior League action while the Cowboys and Bengals were victorious in Sunday's Senior League as Campbellsville Community Club Youth Football kicked off its 2008 season.

    In Junior League play:

    Saints 20, Cardinals 12

    The Saints got touchdown runs of 54, 5 and 7 yards from Tyrion Taylor in besting the Cardinals in overtime.

    Tyler Franklin kept the Cards close on TD runs of 50 and 18 yards.

    John Courtwright added the two-point conversion for the Saints.

  • Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk

    Cindy Coker and Linda Hayes, center and right, recently completed their second Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk in Boston, Mass. The 60-mile walk ended at U Mass in Boston with a closing ceremony attended by 3,000 walkers and 300 volunteers. The event raised $5.1 million for the fight against breast cancer. Also pictured at left is Mary Sumner of Boston.

  • Benefit for the late Ricky 'Rolaids' Rawlings is Saturday

    A fundraiser and potluck dinner party to benefit the late Ricky "Rolaids" Rawlings will be Saturday beginning at 6 p.m.

    The benefit, which will raise money to pay for Rawlings' funeral expenses, will be at 433 Davis Road in Campbellsville.

    The family asks that those who attend bring a food dish and drink.

    Entertainment will be provided by Bill and Rita's Karaoke.

    For more information, call Betty Hicks at 465-8362.

  • Oakes-Graham

    Whitney Elizabeth Oakes and Timothy Neil Graham, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday. Sept. 13.

    Oakes is the daughter of Mark and Rita Oakes of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Margaret McMahan and Stanley and Henrietta Oakes, all of Campbellsville.

    She is a graduate of Campbellsville High School and is employed at Amazon.com.

    Graham is the son of Tim and Carla Graham of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Margaret Graham and Arlene Heron, both of Campbellsville.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for Aug. 18 are, from left, front: Meredith Alexander, Morgan Mason, Channing Grant, Chelsey Doss, Haley Rodgers, Casey Garrett and Kara Sapp. Middle: Clay Wright, Monroe Cox, Wes Colvin, Isaac Petty, Matthew Hart and Josh Hicks. Back: Jordan Antle, Blake Herron, Ian Brothers, Demetrieus Malcomson, Levi Smith and Jessie Whitlock.

  • Tarters honored with baby shower

    Chris and Jenna Tarter were honored with a baby shower on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the home of Dr. James and Sherri Angel. In addition to Angel, the shower was hosted by Jeanne Brown, Libby Caulk, Gayle Newton and Ann Tarter. Chris Tarter is the son of Debra Waldron and Mike Tarter of Campbellsville. The Tarters are expecting their first child, a boy, on Sept. 30.

  • Rick Gage to speak at CU

    Rick Gage, founder of GO TELL Ministries, will speak at Campbellsville University's chapel Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Gage's ministry, the GO TELL Crusade, will be hosting several events for the Campbellsville-Taylor County community through Wednesday, Sept. 17. The crusade will feature evangelistic messages, worship services and guest artists such as Rick Stanley, Elvis Presley's step-brother.