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Today's News

  • Heaton's 3-point play secures Lady Tiger win

    Freshman Melly Heaton completed a three-point play to give Campbellsville University a three-point lead with under 30 seconds remaining as the Lady Tigers held on to win 80-76 at Indiana University Southeast on Saturday.

    Campbellsville built a 17-point lead in the second half, but the Lady Grenadiers chipped away and cut it to one point, 77-76, before Heaton hit a lay-up, was fouled and made the subsequent free-throw to seal the win.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Several Campbellsville Elementary students were recently honored at a celebration assembly by being named Student of the Week for their classroom. They are, from left, front: Shelby Hunt, Branson Wilcoxson, Devon Reardon, Jasmine Coro and Andrew Willams. Middle: Josh Dooley, Gracie Miller, Davon Cecil, Korissa Pearish and Rafael Pedroza. Back: Alicia Grapevine, Keniayah Barnett, Kalup Cowan, Jarett Malone, James Ferguson and Sara Kurtz.

  • Tedder joins Wise, Buckner, Sprowles

    Austin Tedder has joined the staff of Wise, Buckner, Sprowles and Associates, 301 E. Main St.

    Tedder graduated from Taylor County High School in 2003 and Western Kentucky University in 2007 with a B.S. in accounting. His previous work experience includes an internship at Ingersoll-Rand in the finance department.

    He enjoys community involvement through coaching Pee-Wee baseball.

    He is the son of Terry and Mitzi Tedder of Campbellsville and the late Phyllis Tedder.

  • Morris Kids Corner

    Brady Christopher Morris celebrated his first birthday Nov. 13. He is the son of John and Tina Morris of Simpsonville. He also has an older sister, Brooklyn Elizabeth Morris. Grandparents are Dennis and Frances Morris of Campbellsville, Debbie Rose and Jackie Rose, both of McKee. Great-grandparents are Datha Davidson, Owen and Bernice Rose, all of McKee, and the late Dewey Davidson, Thurman and Hortense Watson and Thomas and Ruby Morris.

  • Murakami donates to Toys for Tots

    Murakami, Water Tower Bypass, contributed $2,800 to Toys for Tots. The money was donated by employees and management. Pictured are Dan Durham, director of Rescue; Rescue employees; Rob Collins, Commonwealth Broadcasting representative; Shinn Murakami, Murakami owner; and Nancy Vaughn of Murakami.

  • Moore joins Davina's staff

    Sheila Moore has joined the staff at Davina's Plaza Salon, 116 Central Plaza, as a stylist.

    Moore specializes in cuts, perms, hi-lights and color.

  • Title I offering supplemental services

    Taylor County Elementary is in Tier II consequences of the No Child Left Behind Act since it has not made "adequate yearly progress" for the past two consecutive years.

    As a result, Title I must offer supplemental education services to students receiving a free/reduced lunch at Taylor County Elementary.

    For those students experiencing academic difficulties, a list of Kentucky Department of Education approved providers offering assistance is available.

  • Pittman-Rakes

    Wanda Pittman and Vernal Rakes, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Feb. 16.

    The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at First Church of God. A reception will follow at The Double Nickel, formerly The Country Music Stampede, located at 55 Donna Lane, just off KY 55 across from Performance Marine.

    All family members and friends are invited to attend. No invitations will be sent.

  • Lee's Famous Recipe

    Lee's Famous Recipe, 501 E. Broadway, sponsored a Campbellsville Band Day recently.

    Owner David Allen Newton donated a portion of the day's sales to the band. In all, Lee's of Campbellsville contributed nearly $2,000.

    Band Director Jaime Smith said, "We couldn't be more thankful to David and the people at Lee's Famous Recipe, particularly during a time in which our band program is financially strained."

    Lee's has donated thousands of dollars to band programs through the years.

  • Locals named to EKU dean's list

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,269 students earned dean's list honors for the fall 2007 semester.

    Local students named to the list include: Ricky Yates of Campbellsville, a senior criminal justice major; and Elizabeth Spalding of Finley, a freshman business major.

    To achieve dean's list honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.