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Today's News

  • Dental exam a good idea if you can afford it

    A bill being proposed in the state legislature would require children to have a dental exam before starting school. Students today already must have a physical exam, an eye exam and up-to-date immunizations. And an addition such as this, while it could pose a hardship for some families, certainly makes sense.

    A similar bill was first proposed about seven years ago. Each year, however, it has gotten lost in the legislative process.

  • CES honor roll

    Campbellsville Elementary School has released its most recent honor roll. Students listed follow:

    All A's - Micah Price, Devin Rafferty, Kendon Young, Alex Bailey, Heather Bailey, Kathryn Doss, Belen Garcia, Brooklyn Harris, Kenzie Murrell, Chase Swafford, Austin Chandler, Katelynn French, Justice Gregory, Austin Hash, Samantha Netherland, Andy Sabo, Amber Stagner, Cody Garrett, Katherine Lefever, Jensen Martin, Eito Moriuchi and Latia Barnett.

  • CU to host Black History Month chapel service

    Dr. William H. Turner, National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College, will be the featured speaker at Campbellsville University's Black History Month chapel Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    The event is free and open to the public.

    "We are honored to have Dr. Turner with us to celebrate Black History Month," said John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

  • Rainwater graduates from criminal justice training

    Law enforcement officers from 16 agencies graduated recently from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

    Adam W. Rainwater of Black Gnat was among the graduates. He is employed with Bradfordsville Police Department.

  • Tuesday night storm causes damage in Taylor County

    A severe thunderstorm Tuesday night caused damage throughout Taylor County.

    According to a press release from Ronnie Dooley, Taylor County Emergency Management's public information coordinator, severe thunderstorms with destructive winds moved through Taylor County at about 9 p.m., causing widespread wind damage.

    Wind gusts of nearly 70 mph were clocked during the night with weather instruments at the Campbellsville E-911 center, Dooley's report states.

  • LYNC announces new nurse aide grads

    Campbellsville LYNC has announced its newest certified nurse aide graduates - Tiffany Bragg, Ashley Harris, Sarah Hubbard and Kathy Weddle.

    The four have started the new year as members of the growing health care profession. Harris also earned her GED.

    Since its inception, the LYNC program has graduated more than 200 certified nurse aides. Campbellsville LYNC services Adair, Casey, Green and Taylor counties.

    For more information about LYNC programs and its qualifications, call 465-5349.

  • Kentucky 'Teacher of the Year' award nominations open

    Nominations for the Kentucky 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year are being accepted through April 30.

    The announcement came from the TOTY Award sponsor, Teachers' Insurance Plan, a car insurance program exclusively for members of the educational community.

    The award will include $1,000 to the winning teacher and a $500 grant to that teacher's school. The Kentucky TOTY Award winner will also be eligible for the National TOTY Award that includes a special recognition and a $2,500 travel certificate.

  • Public record for Jan. 31

    Traffic

    Shannon W. Arnett, 24, of Mt. Sherman Ward Road in Magnolia, no tail lamps, no/expired registration plates, proof filed, dismissed.

    Michael J. Baker Jr., 18, of Sewell Drive in Louisville, no/expired registration plates, proof filed, dismissed.

    Howard L. Beams, 22, of Albert Smith Road in Greensburg, inadequate silencer/muffler, dismissed without prejudice.

    April M. Bell, 33, of Sulpher Creek Road in Columbia, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Carney files for state representative

    John "Bam" Carney has filed as a Republican candidate for 51st District State Representative, an office currently held by Republican Russ Mobley. The district covers Taylor and Adair counties.

    Mobley announced earlier this month that he will not seek re-election. Republicans Russell Montgomery and Asa James Swan have also filed for the seat.

    Carney filed the necessary paperwork in Frankfort on Tuesday.

  • Lady Eagles' strong half produces third win

    Campbellsville High School's Lady Eagles fought first-half foul difficulties, but stretched a one-point lead into a 12-point triumph at Fort Knox on Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Eagles (3-18) outscored the home team 42-31 in the second half and used Bronte Karr's double-double and also got double-digit scoring efforts from Danielle Morris and Destiny Wilson.

    Karr hit 16 of 17 free throws and also grabbed 10 rebounds while Morris scored 15, Wilson 13 and Tiffany Slone eight.