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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Non-smokers graduate

    The Cooper Clayton Smoking Cessation Class at Taylor Regional Hospital recently graduated six individuals. Included in this group were two TRH team members, Charlotte McFarland and Susan Phillips.

    "Everybody keeps you on track in this program, and if you start to feel that you are not getting anywhere, they give you the confidence to know you are going to get over the hurdle and that you will become a non-smoker," says Charlotte McFarland.

    This thought was echoed by Susan Phillips.

  • School Menus for Jan. 28-Feb. 1

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Jan. 28-Feb. 1

    Monday: Lasagna, tossed salad, hash brown, toast, pineapple and milk.

    Tuesday: Hamburger, pickles, onions, potato wedges, baked beans, applesauce and milk.

    Wednesday: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, bread slice and milk.

    Thursday: Pizza, tossed salad, corn, diced pears, Rice Krispies treat and milk.

    Friday: Hot dog, chili, Fritos, pork and beans, apple or orange, graham cracker and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Jan. 28-Feb. 1

  • Man charged after allegedly assaulting his father

    A Campbellsville man was arrested Saturday after allegedly assaulting his father.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded to a domestic call at about 9:30 p.m. on East First Street, where they discovered Mathew Close had allegedly assaulted his father, Joseph Close, also of Campbellsville.

    Joseph Close was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital and later transported to University of Louisville Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor Rescue. He was released the following day.

  • Public record for Jan. 24

    Traffic

    Wanda Cox Buck, 40, of Old Roachville Road in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    Alvin N. Comstock, 29, of West KY 70 in Liberty, no/expired registration plates, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    William D. Coomer, 21, of Birdie Avenue in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Cheryl W. Dudgeon, 58, of Bibb Street in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.