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Today's News

  • Langley-Mattingly

    Myra Langley of Glasgow and Dominitius Mattingly of Nashville, Tenn. will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 12.

    Langley is the daughter of Douglas and Jean Allen of Campbellsville.

    She is a 1995 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College and is employed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services as a social service clinician.

    Mattingly is the son of George and Phyllis Mattingly of Campbellsville.

    He is a 1992 graduate of Campbellsville University and is employed by the William Wright Co. as a senior planner.

  • Woman charged with assaulting police officer

    A Columbia woman has been arrested and charged with assault after she struck a police officer with her vehicle.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Tia Lawanda Watt, 29, was arrested Tuesday, March 25 at 2:15 p.m.

    The report states Campbellsville Police were investigating a shoplifting complaint at Green River Plaza when Officer Ben Riggs made contact with Watt in the parking lot.

    While speaking with Riggs, the report states, Watt attempted to flee and struck Riggs with her vehicle, knocking him to the ground.

  • Birth announcements

    Jennifer Carter and David Harmon of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Cheyanne Rose Harmon, at 12:31 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 11 pounds, 5 3/4 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Larry and Lettie Harmon of Greensburg, Lois Carter of Campbellsville and the late Robert Carter.

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  • Taylor-Hayes

    Amanda Gayle Taylor and Michael Wayne Hayes, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 19.

    Taylor is the daughter of Mary Reardon of Lebanon and Johnny and Arlene Reardon of Perryville. Her grandparents are Welby and Marie Newton and Thomas and Irene Reardon, all of Lebanon.

    Hayes is the son of Ronnie and Debbie Hayes of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Cliff and Shirley Sturtivan and Sam and Lois Hayes, all of Campbellsville.

  • Hall joins Davina's

    Shandi Hall has joined Davina's Plaza Salon, Central Plaza.

    She specializes in haircuts, perms and color.

  • Haddox-Coyle

    Douglas and Debbie Haddox of Ruston, La. announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Lynn Haddox, to Chase Weston Coyle of Louisville, Ky.

    Haddox is the granddaughter of Carroll Jones and Grace Haddox, both of Ruston, and the late Dorothy Jones and Albert Byron Haddox.

    She is a 1999 graduate of Cedar Creek High School and a 2003 graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She earned her master's in business administration in 2004. Haddox is employed by Astellas Pharma, U.S.

  • Heart of Kentucky Farm, Home & Garden Show is this weekend

    Celebrating its 21st anniversary, the Heart of Kentucky Farm, Home & Garden Show in downtown Lebanon is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

    The show will feature more than 80 exhibitors representing landscaping and nurseries, agriculture, livestock and farm equipment, cedar furniture, yard furniture, outdoor storage buildings, herb products, bird houses, handmade painted stained glass, a variety of arts and crafts, free trees, inside and outside home use products and Kentucky Proud products.

  • Gallery to host Kentucky artwork

    Kaviar Forge & Gallery in Louisville is hosting its second exhibition of artwork created by people who live or work in Kentucky.

    Organizers say they are interested in all media and want to hear from all artists, not just professionals. The last exhibit was limited to just the Cifton and Cresenthill neighborhoods, this time the exhibit is open to the entire state.

  • Child abuse even more prevalent

    It's getting worse. That's a fact. A story in the works for Monday's issue will tell it like it is.

    The number of reported child abuse cases in Taylor County is on the increase.

    The story focuses on statistics from Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky. Last year, according to the organization, there were 269 cases of child abuse involving 369 children reported in Taylor County. Of those, 58 were substantiated, involving 105 children.

    In 2006, there were 202 cases reported, involving 228 children. About 50 of those cases were substantiated, involving 74 children.

  • Arnold anniversary

    Edwin "Ebb" and Geraldine Arnold of Casey Creek will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

    The Arnolds were married on April 5, 1958, in LaFayette, Ga.

    A reception, hosted by their children and grandchildren, will be given in their honor from 3 to 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 6 at Plum Point Baptist Church, located on KY 551 (Knifley Road) in Columbia.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. They request no gifts. However, cards are welcome.