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Today's News

  • Cox earns National Merit Scholarship, other honors

    Ben Taylor Cox of Campbellsville was among the more than 2,800 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities announced recently by National Merit Scholarship Corp.

    A Taylor County High School graduate, Cox earned the National Merit University of Kentucky Scholarship. He is planning a career in medicine.

    Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among finalists in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution.

  • Pickett Kids Corner

    Lilly Kathryn Pickett, born March 15, is the daughter of Chris and Anna Pickett of Bardstown. Her grandparents are Nelson and Nancy Pickett of Greensburg, Sam and Anita Clements of Springfield and the late Donna Clements. Great-grandparents are Sue Clements and Murray and Ann Smith, all of Springfield, and Stanford and Elnora Pickett of Greensburg.

  • Former standouts continue baseball success

    Four local athletes with deep Campbellsville/Taylor County roots have been in the news this spring on the baseball scene.

    Sham Gabehart, who played for and was an assistant coach at Campbellsville, was an assistant and hitting instructor on the staff at Parkview Baptist in Baton Rouge, La.

    The 34-5 Eagles, seeded No. 2, won their 10th state title for head coach M.L. Woodruff. Parkview Baptist had won five straight titles before being dethroned in 2007 by eventual champion Iowa.

  • Burress wants to major in criminal justice

    After graduating on Friday night, Taylor County High School's Matt Burress inked with Lindsey Wilson College on Wednesday morning.

    "It's close to home and my friends (Cardinal teammate Mikey Brown who signed at the same signing ceremony and Campbellsville High School signee Blake Milby who inked last month with the Blue Raiders) are going there," Burress said of his commitment to coach Mike Talley's program.

    Burress said he needs to get stronger to pitch on the collegiate level.

    He wants to major in criminal justice.

  • Smith named Support Person of the Year

    Campbellsville native Theresa Haskins Smith has been selected as the 2008 Support Person of the Year by the Louisville Education and Employment Partnership.

    A 1972 graduate of Campbellsville High School, Smith is a home school coordinator for Fairdale High School MCA in Louisville. She also oversees the Title V program.

  • CMS eighth graders celebrate

    Campbellsville Middle School recently hosted its eighth-grade celebration to mark the next step in their journey of life. More than 50 students gathered at the gala that was sponsored by parents and friends of the class. The class helped pay for the event by selling donuts in order to ease the budget crunch for the school. The event was a success in that not only was enough money raised to cover the costs of the celebration, but each student was also awarded for their efforts and prizes were given to the winners of various games.

  • Property transfers for June 5

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

    Harold and Emma Lee Caulk of Finley Ridge Road in Campbellsville to Gary Porter of Owl Creek Road in Campbellsville, one-third undivided interest, Ricky Livers of Moores Creek Road in Lebanon, one-third undivided interest, and Triple P Construction LLC of Colsby Road in Campbellsville, one-third undivided interest, tracts 8 and 9 of the Harold and Emma Lee Caulk Farm Division, $32,198.32.

  • CU graduate finds MBA-online to be a good fit

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Christopher Lee "Chris" Goodson was searching for a good career and finding few opportunities when he discovered Campbellsville University's Master's of Business Administration Online program.

  • Teens show a lot of 'Insight'

    All too often, teens think that grownups don't believe they have anything to say that's important. After working with local teenagers on a monthly teen page called Insight, I can tell you this: That is simply not true.

    Steroid use by athletes. Abortion. Experiments on animals. Discrimination. Holiday shopping. Myspace. Politics. Technology. Games. Sportsmanship. You name it, and this year's Teen Board has covered it.

  • Taylor County teen named 2008 Rogers Scholar

    Allie Romines, a sophomore at Taylor County High School, is one of 60 students selected to participate in The Center for Rural Development's Rogers Scholars program.

    Rogers Scholars is a unique and exciting learning opportunity for a select group of juniors from 42 counties in Southern and Eastern Kentucky that was first envisioned by the program's namesake, Congressman Hal Rogers, in 2005.