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Today's News

  • Man charged with DUI

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with DUI.

    Stephen Lee Hines, 24, of 205 Fairview Drive was arrested Sunday, May 11 at 1:53 a.m.

    According to Hines' arrest citation, Hines' blood alcohol level was .204, higher than the legal limit of .08.

    The citation states that Hines smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and slow response time.

    In a search of his vehicle, officers found a plastic bag of marijuana.

    Hines was charged with DUI, his third offense, possession of marijuana and two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Water safety display contest begins

    The Corps of Engineers at Green River Lake has a new water safety display that was built to make visitors think about water safety. The display is more than 18 feet tall.

    The Corps of Engineers is having a contest to name the display, a name that should raise water safety awareness.

    Those at Green River Lake care about the safety of those who visit and are continually looking for ways to bring water safety awareness.

    Some facts about water safety:

  • Three seek Republican Primary nod

    Three Republicans will seek their party's nod in the state representative's race next Tuesday.

    John "Bam" Carney, Russell Montgomery and Asa James Swan and will compete in the 51st District state representative's race. The 51st District encompasses Taylor and Adair counties.

    The winner of the Republican primary will face lone Democratic candidate Doug Mullins in November.

    Current State Rep. Russ Mobley, R-Campbellsville, will not seek re-election.

  • Summer camp for kids with asthma

    Every year as summer's heat, humidity and pollens begin to near, parents of kids who have asthma start thinking about ways for their children to have fun while keeping safe and breathing well.

    The American Lung Association of the Midland States has just the answer for children with asthma who live in Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Tennessee.

    Registrations are now being taken for Camp Superkids, a regional overnight summer camp just for kids who have asthma.

  • City Schools to offer Summer Food Service Program

    Campbellsville Independent School District is once again participating in the Kentucky Summer Food Service Program.

    All meals are free to children under the age of 19.

    Meals will be served in the Campbellsville Middle School cafeteria on Monday through Friday, June 2-27. Breakfast will be from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m., and lunch will be from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

    Adult meals will be available for breakfast, $1.25; and lunch, $2.50.

    The cafeteria can also arrange meals for groups of children attending church activities, camps or nonprofit community programs.

  • Wilson-Smith

    Trena Gayle Wilson and Jamie Russell Smith, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Friday, June 6.

    Wilson is the daughter of Roger and Judy Wilson of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are LaQuita Hunt of Campbellsville and the late Carl Hunt and Ralph and Edna Wilson.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at AT&T Wireless in Campbellsville.

  • Budget cuts hit schools

    Parents, brace yourselves. State budget cuts are already slicing deep, and it's going to take a lot more than a few stitches to repair the wounds.

    This fall, your children will be affected.

    Schools across Kentucky are being required to slash their budgets. And that means fewer teachers and educational programs for our students.

  • Council seeking parent representative

    Campbellsville High School is seeking parent representatives for its 2008-2009 site-based decision making council.

    Nominations for parent representatives for the council are currently being accepted at the high school any school day from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Voting will take place at CHS on Wednesday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the high school.

  • WIC releases new guidelines

    WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children) is a national program that helps low-income families meet nutritional needs.

    WIC provides supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutrition education at no cost to low-income pregnant woman and new mothers, infants and children up to five years of age who are found to be at nutritional risk.

    Proper nutrition along with appropriate health services helps maintain health and promotes normal growth and development.

  • Public record for May 15

    Traffic

    Stephanie Williams, 22, of Rachel Crossover in Stanford, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, dismissed.

    Willie C. Bland, 30, of Irvin Cobb Drive in Paducah, no/expired registration plates, failure to wear seat belts, dismissed; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, $648, $400 probated.