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Today's News

  • Lindsey Wilson to host groundbreaking ceremonies

    Lindsey Wilson College will host three ground-breaking ceremonies today to begin a $12 million expansion program.

    The public is invited to all three ceremonies.

    The $12 million program - which is the first phase of a larger expansion for the college - includes building a health and wellness center, a new baseball-softball complex on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway and an addition to the Sumner Campus Ministry Center.

    The first ground-breaking ceremony - for the Sumner Campus Ministry Center - will begin at 11:15 a.m. ET next to the Sumner Center.

  • What is censorship?

    A student newspaper adviser, with whom we had a working relationship, has resigned over a disagreement that he perceived as the school administration's censorship of student work.

    The administration disagrees.

    A story in The Press, an industry newspaper published by the Kentucky Press Association, said Tom Winski chose not to renew his contract with Lindsey Wilson College after new contract language required him to review articles for the LWC student publication - The View - prior to publication.

  • Honoring Sacrifice

    It's been almost 20 years since he died and the rain couldn't keep them from remembering his sacrifice.

    Those passing by Brookside Cemetery on Thursday afternoon might have seen local law enforcement gathered to honor one of their own who died in the line of duty.

    Thursday's memorial service was in remembrance of Kentucky State Trooper Johnny Edrington II who was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 20, 1988.

  • Patrick joins Transforming Edgez

    Sonya Patrick has joined Transforming Edgez, 138 Campbellsville Bypass, Suite 3.

    Patrick graduated from Lindsay Institute of Cosmetology in Campbellsville. She specializes in manicures, pedicures, facials, haircuts, coloring, perms and wax.

  • Jessie takes Lady Cards' hoop reins

    Jenny Jessie is sliding over one seat, but it's a seat she's quite familiar with.

    Jessie was formally hired as the head basketball coach for the Taylor County Lady Cardinals on Tuesday night, but it was a move almost everyone knew would happen when David Parsons announced his retirement near the start of the 2007-2008 season.

    "I am very excited and honored to have this opportunity," Jessie said. "I think Taylor County basketball is a program that can be built into a force across the region.

    "We have a great deal of young talent that has lots of varsity experience."

  • Richerson earns Head Start scholarship

    Former Taylor County Head Start student Steven Richerson was recently awarded the Lake Cumberland Head Start Program's "Kentucky Head Start Memorial Scholarship Award."

    Richerson was also chosen for this award at the state level.

    This presentation took place in April at the Kentucky Head Start Association Spring Conference at the Executive West Hotel in Louisville.

    Richerson is the son of Glen and Linda Richerson of Campbellsville.

  • Voters head to polls tomorrow

    With the Democratic presidential primary already drawing plenty of voter attention, a local option election in Campbellsville is likely to draw even more voters to the polls tomorrow.

    Secretary of State Trey Grayson predicts a 25 percent voter turnout for Kentucky, but Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney said Taylor County will likely top that.

    "I think we will be better than the state, but I'm not going to predict a turnout. I'm going to promote, not predict."

  • Taylor County Bank supports RHS walking track project

    Taylor County Bank recently presented Taylor Regional Hospital with a $1,000 check in support of its walking track project. Pictured, left to right, are Kenny Bennett, Jane Wheatley, Jan Wade, Bill Chandler, Jim Miller and Henry Lee.

  • Teens get 'real life' drunken driving experience

    Neila Schuhmann

    Social Writer

    This is not your mother's driver's ed class.

    The latest effort in convincing teens about the dangers of drunken driving is with the use of fatal vision goggles and a small motorized car - similar to a golf cart.

    "When you're dealing with young people, it's as many different ways as you can to get the message across," said Mike Thomas, driver's education teacher at Taylor County High School.

  • TRH names Clinical Services Person of the Year

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized Clinical Services Team Member of the Year nominees and the winner was honored.