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Today's News

  • Carson-Newman VP to speak at convocation

    Dr. Walter Crouch, vice president for church relations and the director of the Norton Institute for Congregational Health at Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tenn., will speak at Campbellsville University's chapel/convocation at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the Ransdell Chapel.

    The address is free and open to the public.

    Crouch has served at Carson-Newman since 1998 when he became an assistant professor, teaching Old and New Testament, and other Christian studies classes. He remains a professor today.

  • Heifer Chain project for youth is under way

    The Taylor County Cattleman's Association and the Taylor County 4-H Council is starting a new livestock project for the youth of Taylor County. This livestock project is called a Heifer Chain for Beef and Dairy.

    This is how the project would work. Any youth, ages 9-15, who are Taylor County 4-H or FFA members can participate. After the youth have been selected - this year's participants have already been selected - then they would be given a heifer free of charge.

  • Public Record for the week of Nov. 26

    Circuit Civil Filed

    07-CI-284, filed 8/10/07; Midland Funding LLC of San Diego, Calif. v. Melvin Newton of Newton Lane in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,035.16, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 11/3/07.

    07-CI-387, filed 10/26/07; Automotive Credit Corp. of Cincinnati, Ohio v. Sharon and Gary W. Jarvis of McClelland Court in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $7,644.89, interest, court costs, attorney's fees and $940.35 in interest. The defendant was served 11/2/07.

  • TCMS Honor Roll

    Taylor County Middle School has released its honor roll for the second six-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Sixth grade

  • Campbellsville man involved in LaRue wreck

    A Campbellsville man managed to keep his rig from overturning after it was struck by a passenger vehicle on Campbellsville Road in LaRue County on Wednesday morning.

    Randy Wayne of Campbellsville said "the hood flew up" on impact, so he "just held it straight and hoped for the best."

    The rig, carrying a load of logs to Elizabethtown, crossed the roadway, jumped a culvert and crashed through a plank fence. It came to rest in Ron Rogers' front yard.

    Buffalo firefighters responded to the scene.

  • 'Gianni Schicchi'

    Campbellsville University presented the comic opera "Gianni Schicchi" on Nov. 17-19.

    The storyline revolved around the death of a wealthy man, Buoso Donati, and his relatives who were hoping to be left something of value in his will and the schemes they performed to get their hands on his money.

    The English version of the opera was under the direction of Dr. Mark Bradley, CU professor of music. The play was accompanied by Carla Farias of Brazil.

  • Honeycutt speaks Chinese for mayor

    Owen Honeycutt recently amazed an audience and the mayor of his town when he asked in fluent Mandarin Chinese, "I study Chinese right now and was wondering if you think it will be useful to me in the future here in Denver?"

    Honeycutt, a student at Denver International School, in Denver, Colo., is the son of Michelle Honeycutt. His great-grandparents are Pearline Smith of Campbellsville and the late Robert L. Smith.

  • Drama students to stage 'A Cardinal Christmas Celebration'

    Taylor County High School drama students will present "A Cardinal Christmas Celebration" on Saturday, Dec. 8.

    Students will stage "Stocking Stuffers," a one-act Christmas play by Geff Moyer. Other entertainment will include monologs and music.

    Refreshments will be served.

    The event begins at 7 p.m. in the TCHS gymnasium and cafeteria. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Children age 3 and under will be admitted for free.

    For more information, call Karen McAnelly at 849-2301.

  • Officials discuss fire substations

    It's been his mission for nearly a decade and he thinks it could lower insurance rates for Taylor County residents.

    At this month's regular Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates heard a report from Taylor County Firewise Board members George Wilson, Tom Fisher and Howard Dobson about the possibility of opening fire substations in Taylor County.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers said the establishment of substations in Taylor County has been a mission of his since 1999, and the substations would help improve fire protection and lower homeowners' insurance costs.

  • CES names Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recently named Writer of the Week for their respective grades are from left: Heather Bailey, Daniel Silva and Madison Dial. The recognition took place during the school's Celebration Assembly.