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Today's News

  • TCMS cheerleaders take first place

    Taylor County Middle School Cheerleaders competed in Washington County on Saturday, Feb. 2. They won first place in the middle school medium division and received the highest honor, being named grand champion of the competition. Pictured are, from left, front: Kori Richerson, Megan Hedgesbeth and LeAnna Kirtley. Middle: Alyssa Young, Brittany Salmon, Macayla Bertram, Shalyn Thompson and Brooke Gregory. Back: cheer sponsor Shelly Breeding, Kim O'Brien, Jessie Cash, Megan Skaggs, Hannah Shoemaker, Kassandra Richerson, Katelyn Gosser, Jenna Ferrante and cheer sponsor Lindsey Atwood.

  • Grant will fund new after-school program

    James Roberts

    Staff Writer

    This fall, Taylor County Schools will offer a new after-school program thanks to a state grant.

    The District has received a 21st Century grant, which awards the District $150,000 a year for three years. After three years, the District can apply for a continuation grant which provides $112,500 for a fourth year and $75,000 the fifth year. After five years, the District would have to apply for another grant, according to Susan Kilby, instructional supervisor.

  • Skinheads send message about child cancer

    Whether it's through a parent, a spouse, a child, a grandparent, a friend, or even ourselves, cancer will reach out its deadly hand and touch us all. And that's why we should all be concerned with research into its cure.

    What would have killed us 50, 20 or even just five years ago, is now treatable - thanks to research.

    And that's what gives us hope.

    As the second leading cause of the death in the U.S., cancer will affect all too many of us. We each have a risk - experts say half of all men and a third of all women will be diagnosed with some form of the disease.

  • Robins says CU made 'difference' in students' lives

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has made such a difference in students' lives, and "I'm in awe of where you were and are now," said E. Claiborne Robins Jr., president of The Robins Foundation, as he spoke at an appreciation dinner for the "friends of Campbellsville University" at CU on Jan. 21.

    "I am thrilled as to what I am seeing," Robins said, after his visit to CU.

  • CES Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recognized recently as Writers of the Week for their grade are, from left, Brooklyn Harris, Chloe Holt, Megan Januski, Chass Isabelle, Jeana Mace and Eito Moriuchi.

  • Moss Kids Corner

    Jacob Keith Moss is the 2-year-old son of Keith and Crystal Moss of Summersville. His grandparents are Bo Grant and Janice Grant, both of Campbellsville, and Roger and Vickie Moss of Summersville. Great-grandparents are Stanley Grant of Oklahoma City, Okla., Charles and Lillie Lobb and Mary Moss, all of Summersville, and the late Wanda Newton, Lee Roy and Florence Sallee and Harlan Moss.

  • Jesus Name Church plans anniversary events

    Jesus Name Church is hosting its 69th anniversary services on Thursday and Friday, March 27-28.

    Thursday night's speaker will be Elder Raymond Suttles of Russellville. Friday night's speaker will be Elder Ronald Hall of Vidalia, La.

    Both services begin at 7:15 p.m. A meal will follow Friday night's service.

    The congregation will also be celebrating 50 years of radio broadcasting in the community.

    The church is located 3 miles west of Campbellsville off U.S. 68 on Tabernacle Road. Turn by Ronnie's Body Shop.

  • Jane Chappell wins Raytheon CEO Award

    Strategic Intelligence Systems Vice President Jane Chappell received the 2008 Raytheon CEO Award in a recent ceremony at the Raytheon Leadership Forum in Boston, Mass.

    Chappell, the former Jane Parrott, is a graduate of Taylor County High and Western Kentucky University and is married to Henry Chappell, also formerly of Campbellsville. Currently living in Plano, Texas, she is the daughter of Joyce C. Parrott of Campbellsville and the late Robert E. Parrott.

    The Raytheon Award honors employees who have exemplified the company's core values and delivered exceptional results.

  • From the Heart performs at Valentine banquet

    From the Heart, a local singing group, provided entertainment for a recent Valentine banquet at Good Hope Baptist Church. Members are, from left, Gail Godsey, Darlene Netherland, Krisinda Jeffries, Debbie Lawson and Linda Mings. The Rev. Tim Shockley provided accompaniment.

  • Smith

    Frank Page and Nell Tapscott Smith will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on March 6.

    The Smiths were married on March 6, 1943, by the Rev. F.A. Sanders. They have one son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Judy Smith; and one daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Mitch Feese.

    They also have four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

    Greeting cards may be sent to: 401 Charlemague Blvd., Apt. 208-C, Naples, Fla. 34112.