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Today's News

  • Statewide tornado drill scheduled for tomorrow

    The annual statewide "tornado drill" is scheduled for tomorrow at 10:07 a.m. ET.

    The drill is being conducted in conjunction with March being declared Severe Storms Preparedness month in Kentucky. March is considered the peak of Kentucky's severe weather season.

  • Will CATS be scratched?

    The assessment test Kentucky students have taken for the past nine years could be replaced as early as next year.

    A senate bill filed last week seeks to replace the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System. And while lawmakers say dropping CATS could save time and money, local administrators aren't sure the move is a good idea.

  • Guardsman speaks to history classes

    Sgt. Robbie Rogers of the Campbellsville National Guard recently spoke to Jeff Gumm's and Shane Cox's U.S. history classes at Taylor County High School. Rogers talked about his time in Iraq.

  • TCES kindergarten registration is March 13-14

    Taylor County Elementary will be conducting kindergarten registration for the 2008-2009 school year on Thursday and Friday, March 13-14.

    Registrations will take place each day from 8:30 a.m. through 2 p.m.

    To be eligible for kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1. To register a child for kindergarten, parents must schedule an appointment by calling the elementary school at 465-5691.

  • Smith stationed at Ft. Hood

    Pfc. Brandon Smith graduated on Feb. 1 from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 81st Armor Regiment at Fort Knox.

    Smith attended both Campbellsville and Taylor County school systems and is currently stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas.

    He is the son of Linda Jenkins and Kelvin Mills.

  • Sunday school class donates to backpack program

    Judy Dabney's Sunday school class at Campbellsville Baptist Church made a $415 donation to the Taylor County BackPack Program. For just $20, the BackPack Program is able to feed a child on weekends, school breaks and during the summer. Pictured are Darlene Humphress, left, Taylor County BackPack Program coordinator, and Wanda Jeffries, Sunday school class representative.

  • Beard, Davis earn $18,000 fellowships

    Two Taylor Countians are among 30 leaders throughout South Central Kentucky who have been awarded fellowships by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture to take part in the third class of the Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute.

    Ann Beard and Holly Davis will receive a fellowship valued at $18,000 in the form of eight seminars lasting two to three days in length and a weeklong study tour throughout the Western United States. Fellows will learn from regional, national and international leaders in rural entrepreneurship while taking part in the Institute.

  • CHS Class of 1987 hosts reunion

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1987 celebrated its 20-year reunion on Dec. 29 at the All Occasions building. Pictured are, from left, front: Jill Ewing, Donna Ford, Rhonda Young, Kim Parson, Brent Garret, Cindy Munday, Jennifer Ewing and Stacey Browning. Back: Vince Nolley, Dean Wilson, Steve Shrader, Mike Fisher, Everick Lasley, Beth Hayes, Debbie Foley, Suzanne McCubbin, Beth Richardson, Daren Wilson, Carol Smith, Richard Powell, Troy Walters, Troy Edelen, Matthew Money, Lisa Leachman, Mike Blankenship, Clint Durham, Randy Rodgers and Joel Patton.

  • Two join Watson's Beauty Shop

    Watson's Beauty Salon, 109 Dale Ave., has two new stylists.

    Emily Minor and Marsha Graham have joined the staff.

    Minor and Graham specialize in hair extensions, updos and color.

    Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Campbellsville residents indicted in Marion Court

    Five Campbellsville residents were in indicted in Marion County on Monday, Feb. 18. They are:

    - Anna Cox, 37, of 710 High Pine Apt. #14 was indicted for second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

    According to the indictment, on Oct. 27, 2007, Cox had in her possession a check on the account of another person, knowing that it had been forged. The indictment also reads that Cox was over 21 and has been convicted of at least two prior felonies after her 18th birthday.

    Her bond was set at $1,000.