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Today's News

  • 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.

  • It's time to perform your civic duty

    Tomorrow is Kentucky's Primary Election. And it's up to us to see that those who we believe will do the best job get the most votes.

    Of course, without many local races, officials don't expect a large turnout. However, County Clerk Mark Carney said he believes we'll have a better turnout locally than the state as a whole.

    Apathy certainly won't get us where we need to be.

  • England joins Veanna's Salon

    Veronica England, cosmetologist, recently joined the staff of Veanna's Salon, 210 Nancy Cox Drive.

    England is a graduate of Lindsey Institute of Campbellsville.

    She specializes in family cuts, colors, perms, waxes, make-up application, facials, hair extensions and up-dos.

  • 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.