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Today's News

  • Compton coming to CU for Lady Tiger hoops

    Less than 24 hours after leading her John Hardin team to a home upset over Marion County, Lady Bulldog 5-5 point guard Keisha Compton signed with coach Ginger Colivn and the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers.

    "I liked how the campus was set up," Compton said of her decision to sign with CU. "It's small and it's close to home.

    "I also liked the way they play. They run and that fits me well.

    "I looked at some other schools, but none of them excited me the way Campbellsville did."

  • Smoking committee holds off on recommendation

    The City's smoking ban committee has opted to hold off on recommending a smoking ban until after the Lake Cumberland District Board of Health considers the issue.

    Committee Member David Nunery told the Committee on Monday that he heard that the health department could make a decision on the issue soon.

    "Support for a smoke-free policy" is on the agenda for Taylor County Board of Health's regular meeting tomorrow. The meeting is at noon in the health department's conference room.

  • Property transfers for Feb. 21

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    R.C. and Marilyn M. Gabehart of Noble Road in Knifley to Wanless and Anna Gabehart of Eastridge Cemetery Road in Columbia, a tract of land near Yuma Speck Road, 101.69 acres, $30,000.

    Dennie Farmer of Wind Gate Road in Brandenburg to Frankie Farmer of Eagle Point Road in Campbellsville and Bettina Laremore of Winter Avenue in Louisville, Lot 37 of Section 1 of the Stray Winds Subdivision, love and affection, fair market value not given.

  • CU to host annual worship conference

    Campbellsville University's School of Theology and the Reuben and Jewell Robertson Worship Endowment will present "Worship and Justice" as the theme of the university's Worship Arts Conference on Feb. 28-29.

    Conference leaders will be Eric Bryant, navigator, Mosaic of Los Angeles, Calif.; Marvin McMickle, professor of homiletics, Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio; and Nathan Ivey, SEED/Community Development, Sojourn Church of Louisville. There will also be several session speakers.

  • Citizens Bank donates $10,000 to CU

    Citizens Bank & Trust Co. has contributed $10,000 toward the Writing Center at Campbellsville University.

    The mission of the Writing Center is to enhance learning in all content areas by providing extra assistance as needed. Students may receive assistance with writing techniques, editing, proofing and referencing skills.

    Students may also use one of the 15 new computer workstations updated with Windows Vista to enhance various classroom assignments.

  • Local artist supports TRH Gala by completing cookbook cover

    Betty Jo Shuffett of Greensburg recently completed a likeness of Taylor Regional Hospital in support of the hospital's annual Gala.

    Shuffett's artwork will be featured on the cover of a cookbook, which will be sold as a fundraiser in support of the Gala planned for this fall.

    The cookbook is a collection of recipes from TRH team members and will be available for sale in the next month. The cost of the cookbook will be $15.

    Shuffett donated more than half the value of her artwork for use on the cookbook cover.

  • Full-time medical oncologist now available at TRH

    Dr. Zewdu Lissanu, a board certified medical oncologist, has joined the active medical staff at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Lissanu is available Monday through Friday at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    "This is a wonderful addition to our already outstanding cancer center," says Jane Wheatley, CEO. "Dr. Lissanu is a very caring physician who focuses on the needs of the patient as his primary concern. The addition of Dr. Lissanu as a full time medical oncologist at TRH enables us to better meet the needs of our patients."

  • Farm Credit offering scholarships

    Farm Credit Services of Mid-America - a $13 billion agriculture lending cooperative serving farmers and rural America in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee - re-affirmed its commitment to educational success by making $36,000 in scholarships available in 2008 to children of members who are studying agriculture or business at four-year universities.

    Eighteen scholarships - valued at $2,000 each - will be awarded based on academic record, leadership qualities and community involvement.

  • Alex Montgomery Chevrolet forges partnership with youth baseball

    Alex Montgomery Chevrolet, 200 North Bypass, is developing a partnership with Campbellsville Youth Baseball through the Chevy Youth Baseball program. It will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2008 Little League baseball season.

    Now in its third year, Chevy Youth Baseball is an initiative that establishes a positive relationship between local dealers and the communities they serve. Alex Montgomery partnered with Campbellsville Youth Baseball because of the league's proximity to the dealership.

  • Kessler Auction & Realty wins 2 awards

    John and John Wayne Kessler of Kessler Auction & Realty Co. were winners of two advertising awards given out at the 51st annual convention of the Kentucky Auctioneers Association held recently in Bowling Green.

    The Kesslers won "Best Auction Web Site in Kentucky" and "Best Company Promotion" for a brochure they produced about their company.

    This is the third time their Web site, www.kesslerauction.com, has been entered and the third time it has won.