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Today's News

  • Local girl tries to make it big in Chicago

    Campbellsville residents traveling to take in a little theater might just find themselves watching a fellow Taylor Countian perform.

    Eva Swan, a former Taylor County High School student, has spent the past five years living in Chicago pursuing her dream of becoming an actress.

    Swan, 26, the daughter of Dr. Terry and Cinda Swan, was born in Bowling Green but spent the majority of her youth in Campbellsville, attending Taylor County schools. She was involved in dance team and chorus throughout middle and high school.

  • TRH to host Heartsavers course July 17

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Basic Life Support for Heartsavers Class on Thursday, July 17 from 8 a.m. to noon 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.

    The BLS for Heartsaver Course is for the lay rescuer who needs a credential documenting successful completion of a BLS course. The BLS for Heartsaver Course will teach rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking.

  • City receives Preserve America funds

    Campbellsville is among eight Preserve America communities in the Kentucky Crossroads Rural Heritage Development Initiative that will receive Preserve America grants to conduct cultural resource surveys, prepare nominations to the National Register of Historic Places and support heritage tourism projects.

    An umbrella grant totaling $80,000 was awarded to the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office to be made available to RHDI communities in an effort to raise awareness and promote historic assets in rural areas. Grant funds will be expended through July 2009.

  • Hilpp-Gordon

    Sara Brooke Hilpp and Shawn O'Neal Gordon, both of Lebanon, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, April 26 at Twin Eagle Estates in Lebanon.

    John Arther Elder performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Freddie Hilpp and Kathie Hilpp, both of Lebanon. Her grandparents are Adolph Hilpp and Frances Montgomery, both of Lebanon, and the late Joe and Joey Miller.

    The groom is the son of Butch and Brini Gordon of Lebanon. His grandparents are Leo and Frances Gordon and Flossie Blandford, all of Lebanon, and the late Reuben Blandford.

  • Seymour Kids Corner

    Jordan Myra Seymour is the 10-month-old daughter of Jim and Marsha Webster Seymour of North Aurora, Ill. Her grandparents are Doyle M. Webster of Campbellsville and Art and Mary Ann Seymour of Deerfield, Ill.

  • Two charged in sealed indictments

    Two Campbellsville residents have been charged with selling cocaine in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Robert Leo Sallee, 33, of 103 Anna Court was indicted on a charge of first-degree selling cocaine.

    Bond was set at 10 percent of $15,000. If convicted, Sallee could be sentenced to as much as 10 years in prison.

  • CU to host kids' classes

    Campbellsville University's Technology Training Center will host kids' classes in October.

    - A Celebrate the Seasons class will be Oct. 6-9 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for children ages 8 and up. Participants will celebrate a season for each day with a cooking and craft class. Children will make "dirt" in the spring and colored egg soap. Space is limited. Cost is $65.

  • K-Country Showdown

    Kristen Autumn Willis was the winner of Thursday's K-Country 105.7/Colgate Country Showdown.

    Mary Beth Montgomery was first runner-up and Allie Shae Hash was named honorable mention. Sixteen competed for the opportunity to perform at the state level.

    State winners vie for a $1,000 cash prize and advance to a regional competition. The five regional winners are awarded an all-expense paid trip to the national final where they will compete for the $100,000 grand prize and the national title.

  • Trooper involved in crash

    A Kentucky State Trooper was involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon on KY 70.

    According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, Trooper Nathan Rhodes, 26, was traveling east on KY 70 at about 4 p.m. when he swerved to avoid hitting the rear of a vehicle stopped to turn onto Old Elk Horn Road.

    The report states that Rhodes struck a 1993 Jeep operated by Kyle Long, 20, of Liberty.

    Rhodes, Long and Zackery Cochran, 18, also of Liberty and a passenger in the Long vehicle, were taken to Taylor Regional Hospital, treated and later released.

  • TRH to host first aid course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a first aid class on Wednesday, July 16 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 the participant with a sound foundation in the techniques of first aid. Upon course completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate.

    Cost is $50. Those wishing to attend should pre-register by calling the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 789-5862.