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Today's News

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 11, 1998

    Shelli Lynn O'Banion and Christopher Michael Wilson announce their forthcoming marriage Saturday, July 11.

    Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star will be giving away a quilt during the July Fourth Celebration.

    Mr. and Mrs. Bernard L. Shipp of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 18.

    Mr. and Mrs. Paul Whitehouse of Lebanon will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday afternoon, June 21, from 2:30 to 4:30 at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.

  • CMS awarded funds for environmental education

    Central Kentucky PRIDE and the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet recently awarded a 2008 Environmental Education Grant to Campbellsville Middle School.

    The funds will be used to enhance an existing outdoor classroom, trail development, creek restoration and the installation of hand rails along an existing bridge.

    PRIDE and the Cabinet awarded 11 grants throughout the Second Congressional District. PRIDE promotes environmental projects throughout the District.

    For more information, call (270) 758-2152.

  • White's Ridge homecoming is Sunday

    Whites Ridge Baptist Church will be celebrating its homecoming on Sunday.

    Bro. Jack Hurt will be preaching with the Spirituals singing.

    Services will start at 10 a.m. with a meal to follow.

    For more information, contact Tammy Perkins at 789-3173.

  • TCHS hosts cheer banquet

    Taylor County High School cheerleaders hosted their annual year-end banquet on April 17. Pictured are, from left: Maci Christie, best attitude/high academic; Rachel Clements; Brittany Mills, best base; Sarah Newcome, leadership; Lisa Densmore, best flyer; Tara Wallace; Loria Christie, coach; Chloe Tucker; Rachel Ralls; Rochelle Wooley, most talented; Cecily Walters, most improved; and Cigi Farmer. Jessica Seaborne, who received the leadership award, is not pictured.

  • Living Grace Church to host Precept study

    Living Grace Church will host a nine-week Precept Bible study led by Susan Monteleone - certified Precept Study leader - called "Standing Firm in These Last Days."

    The series will begin Wednesday, June 11 at 5 p.m.

    All who want to know the word of God and the God of the word - from seminary professors to businessmen, to housewives, to teens - attest to the invaluable help of the inductive method used in Precept.

  • Man arrested after firing shots near home

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly fired several shots with a firearm near his home.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh, James C. Armstrong, 23, of 1214 Red Fern Road was arrested at 11:09 p.m. Saturday, May 31.

    The report states sheriff's deputies received a call reporting shots being fired from 1214 Red Fern Road. The caller told sheriff's deputies that the person firing the shots was coming out of the home, firing and then returning to the home.

  • Two local businesses to close their doors

    Two Campbellsville businesses, Friedman's Jewelers and Dawahares, will soon close their doors in Green River Plaza.

    Lexington-based clothing retailer Dawahares will close by the end of July, Dawahare's President Harding Dawahare said. Friedman's will close by June 21, according to store manager Allen McKibben.

    Dawahare said the family-owned firm filed for bankruptcy protection May 30 and plans to close nine of its 31 stores. About 100 employees of 500 will lose their jobs.

    The Campbellsville Dawahares' closing will affect between 10 and 12 employees.

  • Unlawful imprisonment, other charges dismissed

    Charges against a Campbellsville man arrested and charged with unlawful imprisonment in April after he allegedly held a 14-year-old juvenile at his home have been dismissed.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh, Cody J. Welch, 25, of 11866 Hodgenville Road was arrested on Wednesday, April 2.

    The report states Welch was arrested as the result of a missing juvenile compaint. Further allegations, according to the report, state that Welch had been selling marijuana to the juvenile.

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary Writers of the Week for May 7 are as follows: Autumn Matney, kindergarten; Jesse Kendall, first grade; Ethan Hayes, second grade; Hailey Gebler, third grade; Chase Dysholm, fourth grade; and Mary Gray, fifth grade.

  • State Capitol Visit

    Taylor County Elementary School fourth grade students visited Frankfort on May 13. They toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley.